Splendours Of Egypt & The Nile (4 Nights Cairo + 7 Nights River Cruise )

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From US $3990
US$3192/person -$798
Location: Cairo, Egypt Duration: 12 Days
Package Code :
12 Days /11 Nights
Tour Type:
Activity Level:
11 Breakfast - 7 Lunch - 7 Dinner


Start and end in Cairo! With the River Cruise tour Splendours Of Egypt & The Nile (4 Nights Cairo + 7 Nights River Cruise ), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Cairo, Egypt and 5 other destinations in Egypt. Splendours Of Egypt & The Nile (4 Nights Cairo + 7 Nights River Cruise ) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals and more.



Cairo Hotel:  Cairo Sheraton - Side Nile view

Nile Cruise: Farah or Mayfair or Mayflower or similar or similar Hotel and Nile Cruise category



11 Breakfast - 7 Lunch - 7 Dinner.  This tour offers Vegetarian, Vegan and Halal food options on request. Simply let Vacations to go travel know the food option that you prefer.


Additional Services

7 Nights Cruise on Full board basis “Drinks are extras” 

4 Nights Hotel Cairo on bed and breakfast basis

All Luxor and Aswan sightseeing as per the itinerary including tours, transfers, guide and entrance fees

West bank tour

East bank tour

Kom Ombi temple and Edfu temple tour

Aswan tour

Traditional Nile felucca ride

All Luxor and Aswan sightseeing as per the itinerary including tours, transfers, guide and entrance fees

4 airport transfers “2 Luxor, 2 Cairo”

Private Egyptologist tour guide

Domestic flight Cairo/Luxor/Cairo​


Additional Services

Entry Visa “USD 25 per passport”


Optional tours in Luxor, Aswan, Cairo and Abu Simbel

Phone calls

Gratuities "recommended"

For the whole tour we recommend to collect an amount of tipping for the hotel staff, restaurants, luggage porters, drivers, the Nile cruise staff and the Nile Cruise’s tour guide “USD 110 - USD 150”

Entry ticket to King Tut’s tomb, Nefertiti’s tomb, and Seti First’s tombsome 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"


Day 1: Arrival

Arrive in Cairo, meet and assist. Transfer your hotel in Cairo for a 2-night stay.


Day 2: Pyramids tour

Excursion to the necropolis at Sakkara to see the world’s oldest step pyramid. After lunch at Marriott Mena House 139 restaurant “at your own cost”, continue to the Great Pyramids, camel ride, and see the Great Sphinx.

Overnight at the hotel

Meals: (B)


Day 3: Flight to Luxor – Nile Cruise Ship

Flight from Cairo to Luxor. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your cruise boat.

Overnight in Luxor.

Meals: (B, L, D)​


Day 4: Valley of the Kings

Cross over to the West Bank of the Nile for the first excursion, The Valley of the Kings. From here visit the impressive Temple of Hatshepsut. Visit Colossi of Memnon. Lunch, Dinner. 

Overnight in Esna.

Meals: (B, L, D)​


Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo

Early morning visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu. The cruise continues upstream to Kom Ombo where there is a late afternoon visit to the Ptolemic Temple dedicated to the gods Haroeris and Sobek. Afterwards still sailing upstream the boat will arrive in Aswan where you will remain for two nights.

Meals: (B, L, D)​


Day 6: Aswan

Visit to the High Dam, the Old Granite Quarries, the Unfinished Obelisk and then by boat to the Temple of Philae. lunch board a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sailing boat for your included cruise down the Nile and around the picturesque Kitchener Island before returning for dinner.

Meals: (B, L, D)​


Day 7: Abu Simbel

The morning can be spent at leisure to roam Aswan some more or alternatively, join the optional excursion to Abu Simbel to see the four colossal statues of Ramses II, the excursion is available by coach or by air In the afternoon an optional bird-watching excursion and a visit to a Nubian house can be arranged.

Meals: (B, L, D)​


Day 8: Nile River

Today we enjoy a quieter day sailing downstream along the Nile before arriving late evening in Esna. During this pleasant journey you can choose to take a dip in the pool, catch up on some reading or simply enjoy the view.

Overnight on board in Esna.

Meals: (B, L, D)


Day 9: Luxor Temples

Sailing from Esna to Luxor arriving at lunchtime. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. In the evening there is an optional excursion to the exhilarating Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple.

Meals: (B, L, D)


Day 10: Flight to Cairo – Cairo City tour

Transfer to Luxor airport, flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival meet your tour guide to visit the Citadel and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Then tour the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and visit the famous gallery displaying the riches of King Tutankhamen. After lunch at Nagib Mahfouz restaurant inside Khan El Khalili souk “at your own cost”, transfer to your hotel, Check in for 2 Night stay;


Meals: (B)​​​


Day 11: Cairo Islamic tour

Explore the Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, built in AD 1356 and among the finest examples of early Mamluk architecture. Next, walk from the twin-towered Bab el-Foutouh, a fortified gate in Cairo’s Old City walls, to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the city’s major souks (open-air marketplaces). Browse the tightly packed stalls displaying everything from spices and leather goods to jewelry and vegetables, all on a street that has hardly changed for centuries. Then a visit to Coptic Cairo, back to the hotel

Meals: (B)


Day 12: Departure from Cairo Airport

Proceed to the airport for your return flight. Or, extend your journey for 4 nights in Jordan to see the ‟lost city” of Petra.

Meals: (B)​​



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