8-Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, And Nile Cruise 8 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Shared tour
  • Solo friendly

Fabulous 8-day Egypt tour with a River Nile cruise. Explore the highlights of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Philae Temple, and the Valley of the Kings. Sail the peaceful River Nile for three nights of your vacation, on a 5-star ship from Aswan to Luxor.

Begin your 8-day trip to Egypt (Cairo & Nile Cruise) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Aswan to start your 3-night Nile River cruise down to Luxor. Discover the mighty sights along the Nile valley from Aswan to Luxor.

Explore the pearl of Egypt, Philae Temple in Aswan. Visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings. Rove through the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple. Fly from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your 8-day Egypt itinerary.

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time and the beginning of your 8-day Egypt tour package.

Day 2 Giza Great Pyramids - Sphinx - Saqqara

Your actual Egypt 8-day holiday (Cairo & Nile Cruise) just starts right now.

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 still 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 history, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3 Fly to Aswan - Aswan Tour - Nile Cruise

Transfer to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile cruise to Luxor. Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal to commence your Aswan 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 4 Aswan - Kom Ombo Temple

Enjoy a free morning onboard your ship or explore Aswan by your own.

Back to your cruise to set sail to Kom Ombo. Stop at Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of Sobek and Horus and the Crocodile Museum. Then set sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 5 Edfu - Esna - Luxor

You will wake up on the hustle and bustle of the horse carriages waiting to transfer you to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. After the tour of the temple, the cruise will set sail to Luxor via the Lock of Esna.

Upon arrival in Luxor, you will visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6 Kings Valley - Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon

Disembarkation. Visit the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings, the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Transfer to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel. Free time.

Day 7 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, which was 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.

Day 8 End of the tour

You will end your 8-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

  • 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 Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 13 meals: 07 breakfasts, 03 lunches, and 03 dinners
  • 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

Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, 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)



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 $1270 per person