10-Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Aswan, Nile Cruise, Luxor And Hurghada 10 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Shared tour
  • Solo friendly

Best 10-day Egypt tour to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Hurghada and Nile River Cruise. Embark on an extraordinary 10-day Egypt tour that will take you on a captivating journey through the country's most iconic destinations, including Cairo, Aswan, a Nile River cruise, Luxor, and the beautiful coastal city of Hurghada. Prepare to immerse yourself in the ancient wonders, rich history, and stunning landscapes that Egypt has to offer.

Begin your 10-day Egypt Tour (Cairo, Hurghada & Nile River Cruise) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile River cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Visit the beautiful Temple of Philae and the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple. Drive from Luxor to Hurghada for some relaxation on the beaches of the Red Sea. Explore the wonderful underwater world of the Red Sea.

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist our representative who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time and the beginning of your 10-day Egypt tour.

Day 2 Giza Great Pyramids - Sphinx - Saqqara

Your actual 10-day Egypt Tour (Cairo, Hurghada & Nile Cruise) begins when our professional tour guide picks you up from your hotel to commence your tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and Saqqara. Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today's tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which remains (Khufu's pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to discover it from the inside?

Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed. Then on to the first pyramid in the history of mankind, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE

Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3 Egyptian Museum - Saladin Citadel - Khan El-Khalili

Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of Egypt's past are displayed on the two floors of the museum.

From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the citadel.

You will finish your tour today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 4 Fly to Aswan - Aswan - Nile River cruise

You will spend the next three nights of your 10-day Egypt Tour on board a Nile River cruise. So, you will take a transfer from your hotel to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile River cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Aswan Airport to commence your tour. Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan such as the High Dam, the Temple of Isis at Philae Island, and the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.

Transfer to your Nile cruise ship. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 5 Aswan - Kom Ombo Temple

Enjoy a free morning on board your cruise ship or join us on an optional tour of the phenomenal temples of Abu Simbel. Your Nile cruise ship will set sail to Kom Ombo around lunchtime. Disembark at Kom Ombo to visit the twin temples of Horus and Sobek. This temple was built in the Ptolemaic period. Kom Ombo Temple honoured two deities: the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus. Due to the conflict between Sobek and Horus, the ancient Egyptians felt it necessary to separate their temple spaces within one temple. The Kom Ombo Temple has two entrances, courts, colonnades, Hypostyle halls, and sanctuaries, one side for each god.

Enjoy a short visit to the Crocodile Museum, before you go back to your cruise ship to set sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 6 Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Before/after breakfast, you will take a horse and carriage to the temple of Horus in Edfu. Edfu Temple is one of the most striking and complete of ancient Egyptian temples and is dedicated to the worship of the god Horus. Situated on the western bank of the Nile, its construction began during the reign of Ptolemy III (246-221 BC) in 237 BC but was completed in the reign of Ptolemy XII (80-51 BC) in 57 BC, 180 years later.

Take your carriage back to your River cruise to set sail to Luxor via the Lock of Esna.

Upon arrival in Luxor, you will visit the impressive Temple of Karnak and the great Temple of Luxor. Both temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 7 Valley of the Kings - Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon

Disembarkation. Visit the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom period were buried. Your guide will recommend the best three open tombs to visit. From the Valley of the Kings to the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt for about 20 years as a sole pharaoh. You will end your tour at the Colossi of Memnon.

Transfer to Hurghada to enjoy some relaxation on the next two days of your 10-day Egypt tour. Enjoy some beach activities and explore the magnificent underwater world of the Red Sea.

Day 8 Hurghada

Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkelling, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 9 Fly back to Cairo

Transfer to Hurghada Airport to fly to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel for the last night of your 10-day Egypt tour itinerary. Free time at your hotel.

Day 10 End of Tour

End of your 10-Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Aswan, Nile Cruise, Luxor And Hurghada

You will end your 10-day Egypt tour with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

What's included

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Inclusions

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 04 nights
  • 5-star standard hotel in Hurghada on an All-inclusive basis for 02 nights
  • 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 19 meals: 09 breakfasts, 05 lunches, and 05 dinners
  • Drinks at Hurghada hotel
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour

Details

Available in

English, German, Spanish


Available for

Infants, Children, Adults



Departure & Return

Start city: Cairo , Egypt

Pick up times available: 07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00

Pick up location: Cairo International Airport

Ends at: Cairo International Airport

Nearest airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI)



Covid-19 measures

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 70 days or more before the travel date
15% cancellation fee - between 50-69 days before the travel date
25% cancellation fee - between 30-49 days before the travel date
60% cancellation fee - between 5-29 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-4 days before the travel date

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from $1540 per person