A 10 days Egypt tour to visit the ancient Egyptian sites and to learn about Cairo’s history. Have a tour in Giza Plateau, Old Cairo and visit Aswan and Luxor sites and see the wonders of the Nile valley.

Tour Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights

You will Explore: Giza Pyramids, Sakkara, Memphis, Egyptian Museum, Salah Eldin Citadel, Old Cairo, High Dam – Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple, Kom Ombo Temple – Edfu Temple, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut – Colossi Memnon, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple

Inclusions

  • All transfers by a private air conditioned vehicles.
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 4 nights including breakfast.
  • Accommodation on a 5 star Nile cruise ship for 3 nights on full-board basis.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train on half-board basis.
  • All sights and Nile cruises indicated in the itinerary.
  • English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to the sites stated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water while sightseeing.
  • Free mobile phone during your stay (charged) good for about 30 minutes in local calls, or 2 minutes in international calls.

Exclusions

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Airfare to and from Egypt.
  • Optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Drinks and personal expenses.
  • Tipping.
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Day 1: Arrival

The tour manager meets and greets you at Cairo International Airport and accompanies you to your hotel via deluxe air conditioned vehicle. The tour manager will help you to check in at the hotel and will review the itinerary with you and confirm the times for every tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals Included: Welcome Drink
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Day 2: A Trip to Giza Plateau and Sakkara Complex

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel then head to Giza Plateau to start your trip in Cairo. You’ll visit at Giza plateau the Great Pyramids of Chefren, Mykerinus, and of course Cheops, and the Sphinx or valley temple near the famous statue. You can get a ticket for the Solar boat near the Pyramid of Cheops.

Have Lunch then go to Sakkara area where you’ll visit the Sakkara Complex and the Djoser Pyramid, which is the first pyramid ever to be constructed. Spend the night in Cairo.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch Meals

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Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing Tour

After having your breakfast, your private tour guide will escort you to the Egyptian Museum where you’ll see the amazing artifacts and treasures of King Tutankhamen. You can visit the Mummies’ room in the museum for extra fees.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in the city then head to Salah El Din Citadel and the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque in the interior of it. Next on Cairo sightseeing tour, Coptic Cairo where you’ll visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Hanging Church. Combined with these interesting historic sites there is also a shopping trip to the dynamic Khan El Khalili Bazaar that first came about in 1382.

You’ll be transferred to Giza railway station to board on sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast served on board
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner Meals

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Day 4: Aswan Sightseeing Tour

You’ll be met and assisted by our representative at Aswan station and embark on Nile River Cruise before lunch then start your tour by visiting the Aswan High Dam, Philae temple and the largest known ancient obelisk. Return back to the ship and have dinner on board.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner Meals
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Day 5: Kom Ombo/ Edfu

Sail to Kom Ombo where you’ll enjoy breakfast and visit Kom Ombo Temple. Sail to Edfu and have lunch on board then visit Temple of Horus. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner Meals
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Day 6: Luxor Sightseeing Tour

Sail to Luxor have breakfast on board then visit the West bank. Visit the Valley of the kings then the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board and enjoy afternoon tea during sailing, Dinner on board and Overnight in Luxor.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner Meals
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Day 7: Luxor Sightseeing Tour

Have breakfast before disembarkation then you’ll be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak and Luxor temples at the East bank of River Nile. Later, you’ll be transferred to Luxor railway station to board the sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner and overnight on Sleeper train in your private compartment.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
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Day 8: Getting Back to Cairo

Have breakfast on sleeper train before arriving at Giza train station where our representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure. Overnight in your hotel in Cairo.
Meals included: Breakfast
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Day 9: Alexandria Sightseeing Tour (Optional)

You can have a free day in Cairo or you can join our optional trip to Alexandria ro visit the Qaitbay Fort, a brilliant structure originally built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay located in the vicinity of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse and also close to your next sightseeing excursion: the Alexandria Library. You will also get to explore the classic Roman cemetery the Catacombs. Spend the night in Cairo.
Meals Included: Breakfast
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Day 10: Final Departure

Have breakfast at your hotel then you’ll be transferred to Cairo Airport for the final departure
Meals Included: Breakfast
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Pyramids of Giza at sunset, Cairo, Egypt
Aswan
Luxor temple
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