9 Day Splendid Cairo & Dahabiya , 03 Jan. 2022, Mr. Gaetano Lotrecchiano

Take a trip through time and discover the land of Pharaohs in a way that can only be dreamt about. Cairo Dahabiya tour is one of the real splendid packages in Egypt. While in Cairo, you will get to see the Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum after flying to Aswan, board of the Dahabiya, have a unique journey crossing unique places and taking unique roots. Visit many historical places from the famous Philae Island in Aswan, Valley of Kings to Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.


  • Discover the Nile in a unique and exceptional way.
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to view a vast trove of artifacts.
  • Go riding camel back and view the enigmatic Great Sphinx on the Giza Plateau.
  • Descend into the tomb of King Tut in the Valley of the Kings
  • Marvel at the colossal statues and towering colonnade of the sprawling Temple of Luxor, and listen as your expert tour guide.

Day 1: Monday 03 Jan. Visiting the Pyramids - Sakkara

Hotel Name ? Pickup Location * Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence 

This morning, at 08:30 am Tour Cairo with a local expert tour guide, Visit the the Great Pyramids of Giza: Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus and also the famous Sphinx  and Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant, and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built, Djoser Pyramid. Overnight in Cairo. 

Meals: Lunch.


Day 2: Tuesday 4 Jan. Egyptian Museum - Islamic Cairo

After taking breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will be escorted by your tour guide to visit the Egyptian Museum. Lunch will be taken throughout the tour at a local restaurant. Then, continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest bazaar. Overnight in Cairo. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.


Day 3: Wednesday 5 Jan. Flying to Aswan – Temple of Philae

Check out from your hotel in Cairo in the morning, and then get transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan.

Arrive in Aswan, where you are met by your tour guide and begin your day of exploring by visiting the majestic Temple of Philae. Ride a motorized boat to the island of Agilika. This sacred complex was dedicated to the goddess Isis and reflects a fusion of three great civilizations - Egyptian, Greek and Roman. The temple was dismantled and then painstakingly reassembled when the Aswan High Dam was constructed. Proceed to the granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Illustrating the skills of Egypt’s stonemasons, this monolith is one-third taller than any other ancient Egyptian obelisk. Enjoy lunch, Transfer to your hotel in Aswan.

Overnight in Aswan Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast Box, Lunch.

Day 4: Thursday 6 Jan. Boarding Dahabiya in Aswan - Kom Ombo - Gebel el-Silsila

Transfer from your hotel in Aswan to embark the Nile Dahabiya. After a welcome by the crew, the boat sets sail towards a small island for a walk through the tranquil countryside. After lunch on the sundeck, you visit the only double temple of Egypt in Kom Ombo, dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. The temple has double entrances, procession routes and sanctuaries. Continue sailing to the ancient sandstone quarries at Gebel el-Silsila. First night on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5: Friday 7 Jan. Edfu - El Fawaz

After breakfast, you explore the rock temple and the remains of monuments in the old quarries. While daily life on the riverbanks gets underway and the first fishermen are at work, you can relax on the sundeck while the crew sails to Edfu. Here you see the fantastically well-preserved temple of Horus, the falcon god. The walls of the innermost part of the temple are completely covered in texts, which actually makes it a library carved in stone. The day ends at a small Nile island where you have dinner around a campfire. Second night on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6: Saturday 8 Jan El-Kab - Esna

Sail to El Kab, the ancient city of Nekheb with temples and rock tombs from the Old Kingdom. Visit some of the tombs cut into the cliffs and the remains of its temples. Sailing to Esna. Third and last night on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 7: Sunday 9 Jan – Disembarkation in Esna - Drive to Luxor

End of the Dahabiya journey in Esna after breakfast on board. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor (50 north of Esna).

Arrive in Luxor, journey to the east bank of the Nile, the Temple of Karnak, where generations of pharaohs wished to record their names. Walk through the Great Hypostyle Hall, strolling among its expertly aligned columns, which soar to 80 feet high. Continue to the striking Temple of Luxor. View the three large statues of Ramses II along the front of the temple pylons; the Courtyard of Ramses II; and the Colonnade of Amenhotep III, with its 50-foot-high columns. Walk in their shadows as visitors have done since antiquity and ponder the astonishing feats of engineering it took to create them.

Overnight in Luxor Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Monday 10 Jan. West Bank Tour - Fly Cairo

This morning, explore the west bank of the Nile River and the Necropolis of Thebes, and view the Colossi of Memnon. Next, arrive at the architecturally stunning Temple of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh and regarded today as one of its most successful. Continue to the Valley of the Kings, burial ground of the pharaohs and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For a period of 500 years beginning in the 16th century BC, tombs were built along this valley for pharaohs and nobles, including that of “the boy king,” Tutankhamun. Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun - found in 1922 by British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter- to discover the secrets of this storied chamber.

Later, Transfer to the Luxor airport.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 9: Tuesday 11 Jan. Final Departure

Flight Time 19:40 Pm.

Have breakfast, then get transfered to Cairo Airport for your final departure.

Meals: Breakfast.

Hotel Category: 5 Star Hotel


Dahabiy Cruise: Dahabiya Nora

Luxor Hotel: Sonesta St. George Hotel – Luxor


$2050 (Per Person, based on double occupancy).


Domestic Flights from Economy Class to Business Class, Extra Charge $160 Per Person for 2 Ways (Paid on arrival).

Upgrade Your Stay on the Dahabiya Cruise to Suite Cabin, Extra Charge $140 Per Person. (Paid on arrival).

In evidenza


  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night Aswan including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights onboard Dahabiya on full board basis.
  • Accommodation for 1 night Luxor including daily breakfast.
  • Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Local expert tour guides.


  • International Airfare.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Tipping (Gratuities for Cruise Crew, Tour Guides, Drivers).
  • Covid 19 PCR test (if required).


  1. Cairo
  2. Aswan
  3. Kom Umbu
  4. Edfu
  5. Luxor
  6. Cairo