This journey is the ideal way to see Egypt. Not only can you enjoy the wonderful ancient sites along the Nile, from Luxor to Aswan but also Visit famous Pyramids of Giza, feel an authentic spirit of old Cairo ! Be sure, it will be one of the most exciting Egypt tours, you've ever made!
Day 1: Tuesday 02 May Cairo - Welcome to Egypt
Welcome to the "the capital of Egypt" Your representative will meet you at Cairo international airport (Before the immigration counters) Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo- Overnight Cairo| Meals: No meal.
Day 2: Wednesday 03 May Great Pyramids & The Egyptian Museum
This morning, on the included sightseeing tour with a local expert, visit the awe inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza plateau, then head to the Egyptian museum, it is one of the most famous museums in the world. Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo- Back to hotel, Overnight Cairo| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 3: Thursday 04 May Fly Cairo To Luxor - Embark on Nile Cruise
Transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor city, upon your arrival at Luxor airport. You will be met by Journey To Egypt tour guide, (Exit door) holding a sign with your name, Then transfer to embark your Nile Cruise before Lunch (Check-in 12:00 PM). Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor| Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
Day 4: Friday 05 May Luxor Tours - West Bank Tour
After breakfast, around 6:30 am we'll hit the road towards the giant necropoles nearby. we'll visit the Valley of the Kings (3 of the open tombs will be visited), Queen Hatshepsut Temple(dedicated to the only woman to rule over Egypt for an extended period of time) and the Colossi of Memnon (two giant statues in homage to the Pharoah Amenhotep III) Then upon our return to the boat we'll sail in the direction of Edfu via Esna lock, where we'll dock to eat and spend the night| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5: Saturday 06 May Cruise - Edfu, Kom-Ombo, and Aswan
Morning 07:00 am, we'll visit the Edfu Temple, dedicated to the God Horus. The cruise then continues towards Kom Ombo town. After the stop for an hour and half, we'll head up the nile to Aswan, where we'll spend the night| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Sunday 07 May Aswan Tours
Morning after breakfast. 08:00 am we'll visit one of the most beautiful temples in the country, the Philae Temple, dedicated to the Goddess Isis proceeding to Aswan high dam Then see the Unfinished Obelisk - Dinner and overnight on board Nile Cruise| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 7: Monday 08 May Optional Abu Simbel Tour From Aswan By Car
Early morning 04:30 am, optional Abu Simbel tour from Aswan, which comes highly recommended (3 hrs each way by road, pre-bookable). lunch, Dinner and overnight on board| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Optional: Early Morning Abu Simbel Tour in Aswan.
Day 8: Tuesday 09 May Kom Ombo Temple - Sail To Luxor
Morning sail along the Nile, arriving at the Kom Ombo Temple, one of the images of Egypt which will stay with you for life. Then having visited the temple, we'll continue sailing towards Edfu, After lunch ( Stop for two hours) The cruise will then continue on its way towards Esna, where we'll cross the famous floodgate. Having arrived at the majestic city of Luxor (the ancient Thebes, once the capital) Here we'll eat and spend the night anchored in Luxor| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 9: Wednesday 10 May Luxor Tours - East Bank Tour
After breakfast on your Nile cruise, enjoy visiting the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Have your lunch and Dinner on board Nile Cruise| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 10: Thursday 11 May Disembarkation in Luxor - Fly Cairo
Having eaten and checked out, around 8 am. Then we'll take you to the Luxor airport and fly to Cairo. Night stay in Cairo| Meals: Breakfast.
Day 11: Friday 12 May Tour ends Cairo Fly back home
Your 11 Days Egypt Tours and Cruise 7 nights Package ends, you will be transferred to Cairo international airport for departure| Meals: Breakfast.
*Nile Cruise Itinerary From Aswan may change in sequence but not in visits*
Hotels and Boats
Category: 5 Star Hotel, 5 Star Nile Cruise
Cairo Hotel First Stay: Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo
Cairo Hotel Second Stay: Le Méridien Cairo Airport