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10 Day Cairo, Alexandria and Nile Cruise with Abu Simbel by Flight

  • Duration10 Days 9 Nights
  • Trip TypePrivate Tours
  • AvailabilityEveryday
  • Pick upCairo Airport

Tour Overview

A 10 Day Cairo Alexandria and Nile Cruise tour package is a great way to see much of Egypt’s history, culture, and natural beauty in one trip. In Cairo, the old and the new live together perfectly, and Alexandria, a coastal city, has a charming vibe that belies its exciting past. The next step is to go on a beautiful Nile cruise, which will take you along the river that has kept Egypt alive for thousands of years. Enjoy the tasty food, soak up the friendly atmosphere, and learn more about Egypt’s rich past as you go. This trip will be more than a vacation; it will take you deep into Egypt.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience Egypt's beauty through an exciting Cairo Alexandria and Nile Cruise trip, blending history, culture, and natural wonders.
  • Begin in Cairo, where ancient wonders like the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx coexist with modern life, and explore the Egyptian Museum's treasures.
  • The journey from Cairo to Alexandria, a city boasting a blend of Greek, Roman, and Egyptian influences, with highlights like the Corniche and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
  • Embark on a luxury Nile cruise at sunset, passing green banks and ancient temples like Karnak and Luxor.
  • In Aswan, marvel at the Abu Simbel Temples and savor the flavors of Egyptian cuisine amidst warm hospitality.
  • Sail down the Nile, enchanted by landscapes and immersed in Egypt's rich history and culture, for an unforgettable experience.

Day-to-day Itinerary

Day 1:Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Egypt!

As soon as you arrive at Cairo Airport, you will find our representative waiting for you with a big smile and saying, “Welcome to Egypt.” He will make all formalities very smooth and will take you straight to your chosen hotel.

Check into your hotel first and get to your room to relax and unwind after a long flight. Relax, discover your hotel today, and know all details about the itinerary of your program with our tour manager.

Have a good night’s sleep, and prepare for tomorrow’s first round in Cairo.

Meals: Welcome Drink

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 2:Cairo Day tour

After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation, you will start your wonderful day tour by meeting your private tour guide specializing in Egyptology in a private A/C vehicle to start visiting the following:

Giza Pyramids

The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the most famous. The three main pyramids in Giza are the Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. There are also some other pyramids in the area for the wives of kings.

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza is the most giant Egyptian sculpture ever. Carved in the limestone of the Giza Plateau, it depicts a lion with a human head wearing a headdress. Over the centuries, the Sphinx has lost its chin and original reddish color.

Valley Temple of Khafra

The valley temple was where the king’s mummy was prepared for burial and the mummification process was performed.

Lunch

Before continuing, we will take a break to eat and recharge. Lunch will be in a restaurant, and Egyptian food options are generally offered, including meat dishes, rice, and salads (drinks are not included).

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

The Egyptian Museum, one of the most famous museums in the world, includes priceless artifacts from the ancient Egyptian civilization and other civilizations that extend back to five thousand years, as it contains more than 25,000 artifacts on display.

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Bazaar is the oldest market in Egypt and one of the most beautiful and picturesque tourist destinations in Cairo, and it is famous for its ancient history and the various products that you can buy from there.

After these fruitful visits, we will return you to your accommodation to relax and spend a peaceful night.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch 

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 3:Fly to Luxor - Luxor East Bank tour

After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation, our tour manager will accompany you to Cairo Airport for a short flight to Luxor City. As soon as you arrive at Luxor Airport, you will find our representative waiting for you with a big smile. He will facilitate all the formalities and take you directly to the Nile cruise of your choice.

After Check in, our Egyptology tour guide will take you to start a unique experience by visiting:

Karnak Temple

Karnak, the world’s largest open-air museum, containing artifacts dating from the 21st century BC to the late 7th century AD, is just one temple with the remains of more than three thousand years of culture.

Luxor Temple

This is the only temple that contains Pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic and Islamic monuments combined together. It was originally built by Amenhotep III and later expanded by Ramesses II. It is one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt.

After these fruitful visits, you will return to your cruise to have lunch and dinner on board and rest.

Get a good night’s sleep, and get ready for tomorrow’s trip.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 4:Luxor West Bank tour

After your delicious breakfast on the trip, our Egyptology tour guide will accompany you to start a unique experience by visiting:

Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings, where the greatest tombs of the Pharaohs throughout history were discovered. These tombs were carved into the mountain in Luxor, and it is considered one of the largest sites in Egypt.

Hatshepsut Temple

The Temple of Hatshepsut, located in Deir el-Bahari, is a stunning limestone structure on a mountain in the area on a series of terraces and blends into the surrounding limestone cliffs in honor of Egypt’s sole queen.

Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two huge stone statues of the ancient Egyptian king Amenhotep III from the Eighteenth Dynasty. They show the king sitting on a throne with pictures of his mother, wife, the god Hapi, and other symbols written on it. Quartz stones are used to make it.

After the tour ends, you will return to the boat to enjoy a swim and sunny weather on board, lunch, free time, dinner and overnight on board. Get a good night’s sleep and get ready for tomorrow’s trip.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 5:Edfu and Kom Ombo Tour

After your delicious breakfast on the trip, our Egyptology tour guide will accompany you to start a unique experience by visiting:

Temple of Kom Ombo

The Kom Ombo temple is located on a rocky outcrop at a bend in the Nile where, in ancient times, sacred crocodiles used to bathe on the river bank. It is one of the most beautiful temples in the Nile Valley and all of Egypt. It was created for two gods: the local god Sobek, who was a crocodile, and Haroeris, whose name means “Great Horus”.

Temple of Edfu

The Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. It is 137 meters long, 79 meters wide and 36 meters high. It is an example of the typical construction of temples with the edifice.

After the tour ends, you will return to the boat to enjoy a swim and sunny weather on board, lunch, free time, dinner and overnight on board. Get a good night’s sleep and get ready for tomorrow’s trip.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 6:Abu Simbel Temples Tour

After a delicious breakfast on the cruise, our Egyptologist tour guide will pick you up by a modern private vehicle to Abu Simbel temples, some 3 hours far to the south.

Abu Simbel Temples

The Abu Simbel temples, with their distinctive architecture, are considered one of the wonders of ancient Egypt. It represents the splendor of the New Kingdom. The temple of Ramesses II honored the four gods of the world, gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and Ramesses II himself. The sun temple of Ramesses II is Abu Simbel. The two temples symbolize Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor, and the sun god.

After your visits, you will return to your cruise for lunch, dinner, and rest. Get a good night’s sleep and prepare for tomorrow’s trip.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 7:Aswan City Tour & Back to Cairo

After a delicious breakfast on board, you will check out and keep your luggage in the car. our Egyptology tour guide will accompany you to start a unique experience by visiting:

The Aswan High Dam

The Aswan Dam was completed in 1970 and was constructed to protect Egypt from the periodic floods of the Nile River. It is a huge building from the twentieth century and one of the greatest modern Egyptian constructions.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The unfinished obelisk is located in a red granite quarry and dates back to the reign of Queen Hatshepsut. This obelisk is 42 meters high and has a mass of 1,200 tons. It was intended to be the tallest and heaviest obelisk ever erected in ancient Egypt.

Philae Temple

The amazing Temple of Philae can be seen on the island of Philae, which lies between the Old and New Aswan Dams. It is one of the most beautiful temples in Aswan and Egypt in general. The temple was moved to its current location after the construction of the High Dam which threatened to submerge it permanently.

After these fruitful visits, our tour manager will accompany you to Aswan Airport to fly back to Cairo City. Once you arrive at Cairo Airport, our tour manager will wait to transfer you in a private A/C vehicle to your accommodation.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 8:Alexandria Day tour From Cairo

After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation, you will start your wonderful day tour to Alexandria by meeting your private tour guide specializing in Egyptology in a private A/C vehicle to start visiting the following:

Catacombs at Kom el Shoqafa

The Romans built the catacombs in Kom el Shoqafa in the shape of a triangle, and their decorations reflect a mixture of elements from the Egyptian and Roman pantheons.

Alexandria Library

The Library of Alexandria is one of the most important offices in the world, and even the most important of them in the ancient era. The god Amun-Ra and the Lighthouse of Alexandria were referred to in the architecture of the new Library of Alexandria, and there are a number of museums, a printing factory, a laboratory, and a planetarium in addition to libraries.

Lunch

Before continuing, we will take a break to eat and recharge. Lunch will be in a restaurant, and Egyptian food options are generally offered, including meat dishes, rice, and salads (drinks are not included).

Citadel of Qaitbay
Sultan Qaitbay built this picturesque castle during the 14th century to defend Alexandria from the encroaching Ottoman Empire. Which is now one of the most important monuments in Alexandria due to its excellent location and the beauty of its design.

Pompey’s Pillar
The magnificent Pompey’s Pillar that adorns one of the sites in Alexandria refers to a place that was once a huge and magnificent temple, built of marble and decorated with precious metals inside. Some of the tunnels around the complex are still open for tourists to explore.

After these fruitful visits, we will return you to your accommodation in Cairo to relax and spend a peaceful night.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 9:Free Day in Cairo

Breakfast at your accommodation.

Leisure day to relax and enjoy free time in Cairo.

Optional Tour to Book: Tour to Islamic and Coptic Cairo

After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation, you will start your wonderful day tour by meeting your private tour guide specializing in Egyptology in a private A/C vehicle to start visiting the following:

Old Cairo

Old Cairo includes the largest complex of religions, including the Fortress of Babylon, the Church of St. Barbara, the Hanging Church, the Coptic Museum, the Abu Serga Church, and the Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque.

Lunch

Before continuing, we will take a break to eat and recharge. Lunch will be in a restaurant, and Egyptian food options are generally offered, including meat dishes, rice, and salads (drinks are not included).

Islamic Cairo

Cairo was called the country of a thousand minarets due to the large number of mosques and Islamic monuments, where there are mosques such as Sultan Hassan and Al-Rifai. Then you can ride the traditional felucca in Cairo on the Nile.

After these fruitful visits, we will return you to your accommodation to relax and spend a peaceful night.

Meals: Breakfast

Night Stay In Cairo

Day 10:Final Departure

Make sure to have the best breakfast before packing your bags when checking out from your hotel in Cairo.

Now you will head to Cairo International Airport to catch your departing flight back home after spending lots of happy moments and new friends in Egypt.

Meals: Breakfast

What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of the tour price.

Accommodations

  • 5 Nights Accommodation in Cairo with breakfast
  • 4 Nights Accommodation on 5* Nile Cruise

Meals

  • Breakfast everyday
  • 7 Lunches
  • 4 Dinner

Other Inclusions

  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the trip
  • English-speaking Guide
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Domestic Flight ticket
What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of the tour price.
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spending
  • Beverage
  • Tipping (It's recommended)

Prices

4 Star Accommodation

Pyramids by Jaz - Swiss In Golf - Helnan Dream
  • Per person in DBL or TRPL Room = $810
  • Solo Traveler = $1255
  • Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room = $910
  • Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler = $1350

5 Star Accommodation

Steigenberger - Ramses Hilton - Hilton Gulf
  • Per person in DBL or TRPL Room = $880
  • Solo Traveler = $1325
  • Christmas & Easter - DBL or TRPL Room = $975
  • Christmas & Easter - Solo Traveler = $1425

Note: Prices are quoted per person in US$ and are valid until the 30th of April 2024, except during the Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays, when there will be an extra supplement of 25%.

Things to know

Additional information

  • Your daily tours usually start at 8 am, but you can change the time in coordination with your private guide.
  • You can make any changes to the itinerary if you have any special requests.
  • For reservations, contact us, and your reservation will be confirmed with one of our travel advisors.
  • After booking the trip, we will send you a voucher with all the booking details.

Prices

  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Tipping in Egypt

Tipping is not included in any of our packages and is entirely up to the discretion of travelers. Although it is not mandatory, it is of great importance to the people who take care of you while traveling.

Extra Expenses

Extra personal expenses on the trip may include a food tour, alcoholic beverages, tipping, visa fees, recreational expenses, and other services not listed.

Following are the items with extra costs during the trek:

  • For the visa fees, please check Visa and Passport Information.
  • Additional transport that you require.
  • Tipping for the guide and driver after the trip.
  • In case of unforeseen events like bad weather conditions and eventual flight cancellations, you are responsible for extra hotel nights and meals.

Optional Visits & Entry Tickets

All our packages and tours of Egypt do not include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering the pyramids from inside, the mummies’ room in Museum, or entering the Tutankhamun tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel
  • Water holder
  • Bug spray
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • A hat
  • Travel adaptor
  • Camera
  • Umbrella
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Medication
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Noah Brown

Couple Traveller

We recently embarked on the Cairo, Alexandria, and Nile Cruise adventure, and it exceeded all our expectations! The tour was impeccably organized, with knowledgeable guides who made history come alive. Cairo’s bustling streets and the awe-inspiring Pyramids left us speechless. The visit to Alexandria was a delightful surprise, with its rich history and Mediterranean charm. But the highlight had to be the Nile Cruise, where we enjoyed breathtaking views while savoring delicious local cuisine. A truly unforgettable experience!

September 12, 2023

Scarlett Hall

Solo Traveller

I embarked on the Cairo, Alexandria, and Nile Cruise as a solo traveler, and it was nothing short of spectacular! From the bustling streets of Cairo to the serene beauty of Alexandria and the mesmerizing Nile River, every moment was unforgettable. The historical sites and the cruise experience were impeccable. A must-do adventure for any traveler!

September 10, 2023

Harper White

Family Traveller

Our Cairo, Alexandria, and Nile Cruise adventure was nothing short of spectacular! From the moment we landed in Cairo to the final days of our Nile cruise, we were in awe of Egypt’s rich history and stunning landscapes. The pyramids in Giza left us speechless, and Alexandria’s Mediterranean charm was a delightful surprise.

The Nile cruise was undoubtedly the highlight of our trip. Sailing on the serene waters of the Nile, surrounded by ancient temples and villages, was a surreal experience. The staff on the cruise were exceptionally attentive, ensuring our every need was met. We even got to see the breathtaking temples of Luxor and Karnak.

Overall, our family had an unforgettable time exploring Egypt’s treasures, thanks to this well-organized tour. We highly recommend it to anyone seeking a blend of history, culture, and natural beauty.

September 7, 2023

Mia

Family Traveller

My friends and I recently embarked on the “Cairo, Alexandria, and Nile Cruise” adventure, and it was nothing short of spectacular. From the moment we landed in Cairo to our final farewell on the Nile, every aspect of this journey was well-orchestrated and awe-inspiring.

In Cairo, the ancient pyramids and bustling bazaars left us in awe of the rich history and culture of Egypt. Our guide, Ahmed, was incredibly knowledgeable and made sure we didn’t miss a single detail. We even rode camels around the pyramids – a memory I’ll cherish forever.

The Nile cruise was a highlight of our trip. The serene waters, stunning temples, and picturesque villages along the way were enchanting. We enjoyed delicious Egyptian cuisine on board and had ample opportunities to relax and take in the breathtaking scenery.

Alexandria’s blend of history and modernity was the perfect ending to our adventure. We explored the catacombs, marveled at the Alexandria Library, and savored some of the freshest seafood by the Mediterranean coast.

Our group is unanimous in saying that this tour exceeded our expectations. It was a dream come true, thanks to the exceptional organization and passionate guides. We’re already planning our next trip to Egypt!

September 4, 2023

George

Couple Traveller

Our Cairo, Alexandria, and Nile Cruise journey was simply magical. The ancient wonders of Egypt combined with the comfort and luxury of the cruise made this a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. From the moment we stepped foot in Cairo to our leisurely sail along the Nile, every moment was filled with awe and wonder. The tour guides were incredibly informative, adding depth to the historical sites. We’ll forever cherish the memories of this enchanting trip!

September 2, 2023
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