Start and end in Cairo! With the in-depth cultural tour 10-Day Ancient Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 4 other destinations in Egypt. 10-Day Ancient Egypt Tour with Nile Cruise is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals and more.
Superior Class :
Cairo : Steigenberger El Tahrir
Aswan : Basma Aswan hotel
5 stars superior Nile Cruise : Radamis I or II,, Tamr Hena, Nile Style, TUYA, Princess Sarah I or 2
or similar hotel and Cruise category
Deluxe Class :
Cairo First stay: Le Meriden Pyramids
Cairo Second stay : Cairo Sheraton – Side Nile view
Aswan : Helnan Aswan
5 stars deluxe Cruise: Blue Shadow, Nile Premium, Concerto, Tulip, Minerva, Living Stone, MoonDance, La Fayan, Esmeralda, Steigneberger Minerva, Steigenberger Legacy Or similar Hotels and Cruise Category
5 nights in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis - as per your choice
1 night in Aswan on Bed and breakfast basis
3 nights in the Nile Cruise Ship, full board basis
Flight Tickets (Cairo – Aswan / Luxor - Cairo)
Entrance fees "except entry inside the Pyramids, entry inside royal mummies room at the Egyptian mummies, entry inside King Tut's tomb at the valley of kings"
Local taxes and service charges
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Lunch during your Cairo Tours
Departure & airport taxes and fees.
Visa services & fees.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, taxi, excess baggage etc.
Food and drinks, unless specified
some hotels don't accept triple rooms in that case you should pay single room supplement for the third person
New Year Gala Dinner (If applicable)
Visit Sakkara's complex of King Zoser, Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian museum and Khan El Khalili market. Fly to Aswan to ride a Felucca on the Nile and see Kitchener & Elephantine islands. Visit the temple of Philia and the High Dam. Enjoy visiting the temples and the monuments of Ancient Egyptians, such as Komombo and Edfu temples, while cruising the Nile. Visit Luxor's Karnak temple the Valley of the Kings with the temple of Hatshepsut.
Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Arrive in Cairo airport, meet and assist with our representative and transfer to your hotel with A/C van, check-in and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Saqqara [B, L]
After breakfast meet your guide and your driver and start your tour in Giza in the West bank of the River, visit Giza complex Pyramids and the sphinx then drive south to Saqqara to visit the step pyramids of king Zoser, have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the pyramids then drive back to your hotel and overnight.
Day 3: Cairo [B, L]
After breakfast meet your guide and your driver and start your tour in Cairo in the East bank of the River, visit the Egyptian museum where you can see the collection of king Tut then visit the oldest part of Cairo where you can see the hanging church then drive to Khan El Khalili market the oldest market in Cairo and walking through Al Muiz street, have lunch during the tour then back to the hotel for overnight in Cairo.
Day 4: Aswan [B]
After breakfast, check out transfer to Cairo airport to catch your Flight to Aswan, arrival Aswan meet your guide and your representative then start your day tour to visit Philae temple by motor boat on the Nile as that temple located on an Island then visit the High Dam, transfer to the the Hotel, check-in and overnight
Day 5: Aswan - Abu Simbel optional excursion [B,L,D]
After breakfast and check-out (Abu Simbel option without missing the felucca ride) - Island Felucca trip, transfer to your cruise boat , embarkation before lunch, lunch on board the cruise sail to Komombo, dinner and overnight on board.
Day 6: Kom Ombo, Edfu [B,L,D]
After breakfast, walking to Komombo temple visit the temple of Komombo, back to the boat start sailing to Edfu, have lunch on board then visit Edfu temple or Hours Temple by horse carriage, then cruise to Luxor dinner and overnight on board.
Day 7: Luxor [B,L,D]
After breakfast, Early morning Optional Hot Air Balloon cross to the West bank in Luxor to visit the valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and Colossi of Memnon. back to the Cruise Ship for Lunch, Dinner and Overnight
Day 8: Luxor [B]
After breakfast, disembark we will cross to the eastern bank of Nile to see the temples of Karnak and Luxor. Luxor temple was built for the worship of god Amon Ra. Karnak Temples include several temples and begins with the spectacular avenue of Rams. Transfer to Luxor airport to catch your flight to Cairo, arrival meet your representative and transfer to your hotel, check-in and overnight in Cairo.
Day 9: Cairo - Optional Alexandria day tour [B]
Free time and overnight hotel accommodation or optional trip to Alexandria from Cairo.
Day 10: Cairo [B]
After breakfast, check-out for transfer to Cairo airport for flight back home.