- Tour the famous, ancient pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza
- Enjoy a cruise along the Nile River
- Tour Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and more in Luxor
- Visit Old Cairo churches and mosques and the Khan El Khalili old market
|Day 1||Arrival in Cairo||Cairo|
|Day 2||Day Trip to the Pyramids, Sphinx, and Sakkara||Cairo|
|Day 3||Fly to Luxor||Luxor|
|Day 4||Luxor West Bank Tour and Board Cruise||Luxor|
|Day 5||Cruise - Luxor, Esna Lock, and Edfu||Edfu|
|Day 6||Cruise - Edfu, Kom-Ombo, and Aswan||Aswan|
|Day 7||Drive to Abu Simble||Aswan|
|Day 8||Fly Back to Cairo||Cairo|
|Day 9||Cairo - Full-Day Sightseeing Tour||Cairo|
|Day 10||Departure From Cairo||Cairo|
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! At the Cairo airport, meet a travel representative who will assist you through customs and formalities. Then, head to your hotel for check-in. Get some rest after the long flight.
Day 2: Day trip to the Pyramids, Sphinx, and Sakkara
After breakfast, visit the world-renowned pyramids (Cheops, Khafre, and Menkaure), which are located in the necropolis of Giza.The pyramids and the Sphinx are considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Following the tour of the pyramids and the Sphinx, head to the necropolis of Saqqara to visit King Zoser, the Mastaba, and the Pyramid of Teti.
After the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 3: Fly to Luxor
After breakfast, travel to Cairo International Airport and fly to Luxor. Upon arrival, a representative will provide assistance. Then, meet your guide and travel to the Eastern Bank to visit the Temple of Luxor. Then, tour Abuelhagag Mosque, followed by the Karnak Temples. Spend the night in Luxor, and enjoy the evening on your own.
Day 4: Luxor West Bank tour and board cruise
Check out after breakfast and start your tour by visiting the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon.
Then, board your cruise, which includes accommodations for the next few nights.
Enjoy the Luxor Market and stay overnight (via cruise) in Luxor.
Day 5: Cruise - Luxor, Esna Lock, and Edfu
After breakfast, visit any sites you did not get to yesterday, and then sail to Edfu. Enjoy lunch and tea time from the sun deck and pass Esna Lock. Then, attend dinner and the Galabiya party onboard the cruise, with an overnight in Edfu.
Day 6: Cruise - Edfu, Kom-Ombo, and Aswan
After breakfast, disembark and travel by carriage to the Temple of Horus. Discover one of the most beautiful temples of the Ptolemaic era, which has experienced exceptional preservation. Enjoy the overview of Edfu, and then return to the cruise.
Next, sail to Kom-Ombo and have lunch. Then, visit the Temples of the Gods Sobek and Haroeris. Following the tour, return to the cruise and sail to Aswan. Then, attend dinner and a disco party on board, with an overnight in Aswan.
Day 7: Drive to Abu Simble
Have breakfast and then make your way to Abu Simbel temple by private vehicle. Here, there are two, majestic temples. Visit the Temple of Ramses II, the most interesting temple is the sanctuary, where there are four statues—including one of Ramses II—and the Temple of Nefertari. Then, make your way back to Aswan for check-in. Explore the area on your own and stay overnight.
Day 8: Fly back to Cairo
After breakfast, transfer to Aswan Airport to board a flight to Cairo. A travel representative will meet you at the airport. Then, enjoy more exploration of ancient Egypt. Visit the Egyptian Museum, and spend 2 hours on a guided tour learning the history, including lessons about King Tut and his golden mask.
Then, make your way to the hotel and enjoy the night on your own.
Day 9: Cairo - Full-day sightseeing tour
Today, start by visiting the massive, medieval Salah El-din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque. Explore this ancient fortress and its domed ceilings, suspended lights, and striking views of Cairo. Continue the exploration by visiting the Old Cairo churches, and then move to the Khan El Khalili old market. After the tour, enjoy your final night in Cairo at your leisure.
Day 10: Departure from Cairo
In the morning, enjoy breakfast. Then, check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport in Cairo. Board your flight home with fond memories of your visit to ancient Egypt.