Egypt Express Tours: Discover Cairo & Nile Cruise 7 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Shared tour
  • Small group
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Egypt Express Tours is a short trip in Egypt focusing on the highlights of Egypt's Pyramids, Cairo & Nile Cruise, on 7 days-itinerary is ideal for first-time visitors to Egypt or for those looking to fit the classic sights of ancient Egypt into a limited space of time.

Day 1 Welcome to Egypt

Our Representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned vehicle. At the hotel, the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times with your guide. Overnight at Cairo.

Day 2 Giza Pyramids - The Egyptian Museum - Cairo

Let's start the Egyptian adventure with a fascinating introduction to each of the three Giza pyramids: Cheops, Khafre, and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost), though your guide is not permitted to enter with you, after moving to the Panorama point to see the spectacular view of the pyramids of Giza the best place to take photos to the desert and the Pyramids.

A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, the enigmatic symbol of Egypt. Cairo's famous Egyptian Museum houses 125,000 Egyptian artifacts, but the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun are the highlight. His six gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the star attraction. Your guide will introduce you to the museum's most important pieces before you have free time to explore at your leisure. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in the middle of the day. Continuing to Khan el Khalili Bazaar, you will enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets and bargain for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. During the day, you will also have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how the famous artwork is made. back to your Hotel overnight in Cairo.

Day 3 Aswan - Luxor - Nile Cruise

Breakfast at the hotel, and board your plane for a morning flight across to Aswan. Embark on your 5 stars deluxe Nile cruise to drop your luggage then start Exploring the Philae Temple Complex, Egypt's ancient center for the cult of Isis, the Temples of Philae were venerated from the Pharaonic era through the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler making their own additions to the stones here. This sacred site has dazzled travelers since the first Nile cruises set off from Cairo and is one of Nubia's most important monument sites saved from a watery grave by UNESCO's rescue project during the building of the Aswan High Dam, the temples were transferred block by block from their original place on Philae Island to Agilika Island, 12 kilometers south of Aswan. Thanks to this, today travelers can still walk amid the columns of this ancient venerated site. Back to your cruise after this trip enjoy lunch and dinner on board.

Day 4 Temples of Kom Ombo & Edfu

After breakfast on board, your Nile cruise will arrive at Kom Ombo temple or the Crocodile temple, visit a very unique temple on the bank of the Nile dedicated to God Sobek the Crocodile. Visit also the Crocodile Museum which is the only museum for the Mummies of the Crocodiles. Back to your cruise for Lunch then continue sailing towards Edfu city and visit the Falcon temple, the best-preserved temple in Egypt dedicated to one of the most famous Gods in ancient Egypt God Hours the Falcon. After this trip to Edfu temple back to your Nile cruise rest to the end of the day. Dinner on board, overnight on board.

Day 5 Luxor - Valley of The Kings - Karnak

A new day in your Egyptian adventure, Visit Luxor East & West Bank to get a complete picture of both the East and West Banks of the ancient city. Start at the West Bank, home of the Valley of the Kings. Admire the grandeur of its ancient architecture, used as the burial site of legendary kings and pharaohs. You will visit the famous tombs of Kings, 3 tombs included in the ticket, and tombs open by a rotating system your guide will recommend the most impressive tombs to see. Next, visit the temple built by Queen Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmosis I, who ruled Egypt for about 20 years during the 18th Dynasty (1490-1469 B.C). Hatshepsut is the only Pharaonic woman who reigned ancient Egypt. Make a short stop at the Colossi of Memnon, where the remains of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III lie. Then, head to the East Bank in Luxor. After lunch on board, continue your tour at the Karnak Temples, the greatest example of a site of worship in history. Dedicated to the God Amon, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu, Karnak remains the second most popular attraction in Egypt after the Pyramids of Giza. The last stop on your tour is the Temple Of Luxor, built by Amunhotep III in the 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom, and completed by Ramses II during the 19th Dynasty. After exploring the ancient treasures back to your cruise for dinner. Overnight on board.

Day 6 Nile Cruise Disembarkation - Luxor - Cairo

After breakfast check out from your Nile cruise and our staff will escort you to Luxor airport to fly back to Cairo, upon arrival we will escort you to your hotel in Cairo.

Day 7 Departure from Egypt

This is the last day of your tour in Egypt, then according to your flight details, our staff will escort you to the airport for final departure.

What's included

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Inclusions

  • 3 -Nights in Cairo in 5 stars hotel B&B
  • 3 -Nights on Luxury Nile cruise Full board
  • Airfare Cairo-Aswan
  • Airfare Luxor - Cairo
  • All Taxes and services are including
  • The entrance fees
  • Transportation in a private A/ C Vehicle
  • Qualified Egyptologist
  • All transfers as mentioned
  • Meet and assist at the airport
  • Pick up & drop off around the clock
  • Lunches during the tour at local restaurant

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Tipping
  • Any Optional
  • Any Extras not mentioned

Details

Available in

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Cairo , Egypt

Pick up times available: 8:00

Pick up location: Hotel in Cairo

Ends at: Hotel in Cairo

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

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $1700 per person