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8 Days Cairo with 3 Nights Nile Cruise by Flight

  • Duration8 Days 7 Nights
  • Trip TypePrivate Tours
  • AvailabilityEveryday
  • Pick upCairo Airport

Cairo and Nile Cruise Package Overview

Our Cairo and Nile Cruise Package is a well-thought-out way to see Egypt’s history, beauty, and excitement. This exciting Cairo and Nile Cruise package will take you to the heart of Egypt, from the busy streets of Cairo to the calm waters of the famous Nile River. Experience the rich cultural tapestry of this old area while taking a relaxing cruise down the Nile and being guided by our trained staff. Our Cairo and Nile Cruise package is a simple and fun way to see the heart of Egypt. It includes first-rate accommodations and well-planned transportation. Get ready for a Cairo and Nile Cruise package of a lifetime that will change your life forever and make you appreciate Egypt’s fantastic history and culture in a whole new way.

Highlights

  • Explore Egypt's heart on a luxurious 8-day Cairo tour with a 3-night cruise, blending Cairo's vibrancy with serene Nile journeys.
  • Start in bustling Cairo, and marvel at the ancient Pyramids, Sphinx, and Tutankhamun's treasures in the Egyptian Museum.
  • Embark on a 3-night Nile cruise from Cairo, visiting Philae Temple, the High Dam in Aswan, Edfu's Temple of Horus, and Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Luxor, "world's greatest open-air museum," showcases Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings' ancient pharaohs' tombs.
  • Each day culminates in luxury and fine dining aboard the cruise ship, offering pure relaxation amidst historic wonders.
  • Experience Egypt's grandeur on this 8-day luxury tour and cruise, a perfect blend of history, luxury, and natural beauty.

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:Giza Pyramids, Saqqara & Memphis

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 is 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 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).

Saqqara

Saqqara is home to another group of pyramids and beautiful monuments. The Saqqara necropolis includes the oldest pyramid in the world, the Pyramid of Djoser, or the Step Pyramid, with various other monuments.

Memphis

Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt from 3100 to 2040 BC, Narmer, the first pharaoh, founded the city of Memphis. It is located in the Nile Delta between Upper and Lower Egypt and contains a huge statue of Ramesses II and various other monuments.

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:Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel & Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

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:

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.

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).

Saladin Citadel

Sultan Saladin built a “Saladin Citadel” in Egypt to protect Cairo from the Crusader attacks, as it has a unique location as it is located on the hills near the center of Cairo. It was the seat of the government and the king in many eras. And there is the Mosque of Mohamed Ali.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

The Muhammad Ali Mosque was inaugurated in 1848 AD inside the Citadel of Salah al-Din. Turkish mosques inspired the construction of this mosque. It was built of limestone. The mosque has two minibars, and around the mosque’s dome, there are 6 medallions, including the names of God and Muhammad, the Messenger of God, and the names of the four rightly guided caliphs Abu Bakr. Omar, Othman and Ali.

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. It is famous for its ancient history and the various products 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 4:Fly to Aswan - Aswan City Tour

After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation, our tour manager will accompany you to Cairo Airport for a short flight to Aswan City. As soon as you arrive at Aswan 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:

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.

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.

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.

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 5:Kom Ombo Temple

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 Egypt. It was created for two gods: the local god Sobek, a crocodile, and Haroeris, whose name means “Great Horus.”

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 while sailing to Luxor.

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

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 6:Edfu Temple & 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:

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 edifices.

Once in Luxor, you will start a tour of the West Bank, the most mysterious and rich in discoveries of the West Bank. Explore:

Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings, where the most remarkable tombs of the Pharaohs throughout history were discovered. These tombs were carved into the Luxor mountain, 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 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 these fruitful visits, you will return to your cruise for lunch, dinner, and rest.

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

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 7:Luxor East Bank Tour & Fly 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:

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, our tour manager will accompany you to Luxor 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: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

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

Meals

  • Breakfast everyday
  • 6 Lunches
  • 3 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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Liam Smith

Family Traveller

We, the Smith family, recently embarked on the Cairo and Nile Cruise package, and it was nothing short of spectacular! From the moment we landed in Cairo, the tour was flawlessly organized. Our knowledgeable guide, Ahmed, made sure we didn’t miss a single historical detail at the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.

The Nile Cruise was a highlight of our trip. Sailing down the Nile River while enjoying the comfort of our cruise ship was a dream come true. We got to explore ancient temples like Karnak and Luxor, and the guided tours provided invaluable insights into Egypt’s rich history.

The accommodations were top-notch, and the local cuisine was a delightful surprise. We felt safe and well taken care of throughout the journey. This trip was truly unforgettable, and we can’t wait to return to Egypt for more adventures. Thank you for an incredible experience!

September 12, 2023

Levi

Couple Traveller

We just returned from our incredible Cairo and Nile Cruise adventure, and we couldn’t be happier with our choice! From the moment we arrived in Cairo, we were greeted with warm hospitality and expert guidance. Our tour of the Pyramids of Giza was an absolute highlight. Standing in front of these ancient wonders was a dream come true.

Absolutely, and the Nile Cruise was equally enchanting. We sailed on a luxurious boat with breathtaking views along the way. Exploring the temples of Luxor and Karnak was like stepping back in time. The guides were knowledgeable and passionate about Egyptian history.

We also have to mention the delicious Egyptian cuisine we enjoyed throughout the trip. The flavors and aromas were unforgettable. Overall, this package exceeded our expectations, and we highly recommend it to anyone looking for a blend of history, culture, and relaxation.

September 10, 2023

Hailey

Solo Traveller

I recently embarked on a fantastic journey with the “Cairo and Nile Cruise package” and it exceeded all my expectations. From the moment I landed in Cairo, I was greeted with warmth and professionalism. The tour guides were incredibly knowledgeable, and their passion for Egypt’s history was infectious.

The Nile Cruise was the highlight of the trip. Sailing down this iconic river while watching the stunning landscapes pass by was an unforgettable experience. The onboard accommodations were luxurious, and the food was exquisite.

Exploring the pyramids, Sphinx, and various temples was a dream come true. The ancient wonders of Egypt left me in awe. I felt safe and well taken care of throughout the entire journey.

I highly recommend this package to anyone looking for a blend of history, adventure, and relaxation. It’s a solo traveler’s dream come true!

September 8, 2023

James

Solo Traveller

I couldn’t have asked for a more incredible adventure than the “Cairo and Nile Cruise package.” As a history enthusiast, Egypt has always been a dream destination for me, and this trip fulfilled that dream in every way.

The tour guides were superb, sharing their extensive knowledge of Egypt’s rich history and culture. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza was awe-inspiring, and I even had the chance to explore some less-known treasures along the Nile.

The Nile Cruise itself was a highlight. The onboard experience was top-notch, and the staff were always attentive to my needs. The shore excursions to temples and archaeological sites were expertly organized.

Cairo’s bustling streets and markets provided a vibrant contrast to the serene Nile. The local cuisine was delicious, and I cherished every moment spent interacting with the friendly people of Egypt.

This package is a must for history buffs and adventurers alike. It’s a journey that will stay with me forever.

August 31, 2023

Aubrey

Group Traveller

We had an absolutely fantastic time on our Cairo and Nile Cruise package! The historical sites in Cairo were mind-blowing, especially the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and made the experience even more memorable. Then, the Nile Cruise was a serene journey filled with breathtaking views. The onboard amenities were top-notch, and the staff was incredibly attentive. We couldn’t have asked for a better way to explore Egypt!

August 30, 2023
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