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8 Days Egypt Private Tour with Nile Adventure

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Duration

8 Days 7 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

An Exciting Egypt Tour Packages with Surprise Tourism

Discover the ancient world of the Pharaohs with visits to every site of importance ranging from the ancient pharaonic period to the Ottoman Turks’ invasion and influence on this ancient capital.

Millions of tourists visit Egypt annually to see the massive 3 Pyramids of Giza and the iconic Sphinx. Sphinx sits calmly in the desert of Giza, with visitors feeling awestruck at the size of these monuments. Camel rides around the Pyramids allow taking in the breathtaking landscape and views.

Explore many of Egypt’s highlights on this eight-day tour. You will see the Great Pyramids in Cairo and a hot air balloon ride in Luxor. A guide will accompany you on the cruise down to Aswan, stopping at ancient temples and other sights.

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Day 1: Arrival-Cairo International Airport

Welcome to the mystical lands of Egypt, where the Pharaohs ruled for thousands of years. Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, your tour manager will meet and assist you and ease the process by providing an entry visa. your tour manager will assist you with your check-in and double-check your itinerary to establish and confirm all the pick-up times for all your activities during your trip.
The rest of the day is your relaxing time after the flight trip. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, your guide will take you to the Giza Plateau to start your journey by marveling at one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Walk or take a camel over to the iconic Sphinx and Valley Temple. After your pyramids visit, you’ll go for lunch at an authentic Egyptian restaurant and head to the Egyptian Museum in the heart of historic Downtown Cairo, overlooking the infamous Tahrir Square.
After relishing the magnificent ancient Egyptian artifacts and treasures, you will be driven through Old Cairo to arrive at the historic Islamic Cairo area, where you will explore the vibrant, meandering, treasure-filled alleys of Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest bazaar.

Tour Top Attractions:
Great Pyramids of Giza
Sphinx
Valley Temple
Egyptian Museum
Khan El Khalili

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch
*Hotel pickup and drop-off are included

Day 3: Tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Car

After breakfast, our tour guide will meet you after breakfast at the hotel lobby to begin your journey toward Alexandria. First, visit Pompey's Pillar, which was constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Cesarean. Then drive to visit the Catacombs, the largest Roman Cemetery of three levels cut in the rock.
Lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria, then proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria, then to Bibliotheca Alexandria. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.

Tour Top Attractions:
Pompey's Pillar
Catacombs
The Qaitbay Citadel
Bibliotheca Alexandria

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch
*Hotel pickup and drop-off are included

Day 4: Fly to Luxor - East Bank Sightseeing

Today, you will leave Cairo and head out to the shining city of Luxor. You will meet your tour manager early in the morning at your hotel, where he will accompany you to Cairo International Airport for your trip to Luxor.
Upon landing in Luxor, you will be assisted and whisked away in an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle to board your luxurious Nile cruise, which will offer you a unique experience cruising on the Nile with high-quality service, gastronomy, and accommodation during your stay.
Enjoy a delicious lunch on board before heading out to your first stop in Upper Egypt, which includes visiting the infamous Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple at the East Bank. Return to your cruise and enjoy a warm and hand-crafted dinner.

Tour Top Attractions:
Karnak Temple
Luxor Temple

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
*Hotel-Airport-Cruise pickup and drop-off are included

Day 5: West Bank Sightseeing

Enjoy your first breakfast on your board cruise, surrounded by the calm waters of the Nile. After breakfast, explore Luxor's West Bank. Tour the Royal Cemetery of 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, and the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari, which the architects of the New Kingdom built during the 15th century BCE. As you conclude your day, admire Memnon's magnificent Colossi.
Enjoy a delicious lunch on board as you sail to Edfu after finishing your visit to the West Bank. The rest of your day can be spent relaxing; take advantage of the amazing facilities on board, enjoy afternoon tea, get a massage, and relax in the Jacuzzi. The day ends with an appetizing dinner.

Tour Top Attractions:
Royal Cemetery
The Valley of the Kings
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Colossi of Memnon

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Edfu and Kom Ombo

Enjoy a mouth-watering breakfast on board your cruise as you sail to Edfu. Upon arrival, head out and visit Edfu Temple, one of the best-preserved temples of the Greco-Roman era, that of Horus at Edfu. Enjoy a magnificent experience as you take a horse-drawn carriage ride back and forth to the temple and marvel at Upper Egypt’s local life. Pass through the slow-paced, rural life of the local farmers and fishermen. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking lush, fertile landscapes dotted with banana and date palm trees.

After your visit, head back to your cruise and start sailing to your second-day stop, Kom Ombo. Touch down on the shores of Kom Ombo and walk through the town of Kom Ombo among the town's locals until you arrive at the unusual Kom Ombo temple with its two identical entrances, hypostyle halls, and sanctuaries. After your visit, head back to your cruise, where you will enjoy an appetizing lunch while sailing to Aswan. As the day ends, enjoy a warm, delicious dinner surrounded by the calm, serene water of the Nile River.

Tour Top Attractions:
Temple of Edfu
Kom Ombo
Temple of Kom Ombo

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day7: Aswan Sightseeing

Enjoy yet another delicious breakfast on board as you sail to the colorful city of Aswan. Upon arrival, head out and enjoy a day of sightseeing in this beautiful city, meeting the kindest locals. Start with visiting the infamous High Dam and then head to the massive Unfinished Obelisk, still resting in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt. Afterward, you will go to the beautiful Temple of Philae, devoted to the two goddesses, Isis and Hathor. After your visits, you will return to your cruise and enjoy an appetizing dinner in the middle of the Nile, surrounded by its beautiful waters.

Tour Top Attractions:
High Dam
Unfinished Obelisk
Temple of Philae

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: This is not a goodbye, Habibi. This is a thank you. We’ll meet again soon.

Enjoy your last morning on your cruise with one last scrumptious breakfast on board, surrounded by the calm waters of the Nile. After breakfast, disembark your cruise and transfer to Aswan Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo International Airport for your final departure back to your homeland.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival
  • Assistance with guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers via private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Accommodation for three nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for four nights on a 5-star superior Nile Cruise ship, full board
  • Private sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary)
  • Sightseeing tours on the cruise Private
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship
  • All service charges and taxes
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

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