Explore the attractions of Egypt, knock the history doors at the Pyramids then immerse yourself in different historical ages in Cairo. Sail the Nile onboard Luxury Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan and end your holiday at leisure in Sharm El Sheikh.
Day 1: Welcome to Egypt
Arrive to Cairo airport, meet and assist by your tour manager then transfer to your hotel for check in with an exclusive air conditioned modern van. Our rep will provide you with detailed info about your holiday itinerary advice all procedures and finalize all pick up time for your holiday time, overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Giza Pyramids Day Tour
Pick you up at the morning from you hotel to start a sightseeinr day tour. The Giza Plateau is the beginning; it is around 30 minutes from Cairo where your Egyptologist guide will provide a detailed introduction to each of the three pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost) or take a camel ride (additional cost). later you'll continue to the city side of Giza plateau where find yourself standing at the feet of the Sphinx, you may also visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional), home to the well preserved funerary boat of Cheops.Then drive to Sakkarawhere Egypt's oldest pyramid is built in 2650 B.C. you will get a brief history of the famous Step Pyramid and you’ll have free time to walk around. The final stop is the open air museum of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt to see artifacts of several great rulers of Egypt the Huge statue of Ramses II. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan-dinner will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Day 03: Aswan City Sightseeing Tour
Pick up from Aswan train station and transfer to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation before lunch. Enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, the beautiful located Temple of Philae on Isis Island ,the Granite Quarries and the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Day 04: Nile Cruise / Kom Ombo / Edfu
Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to gods Sobek & Haeroris. Continue sailing to Edfu, lunch on board, then get a visit to Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 05: Luxor City Sightseeing Tours
Have your breakfast on board during your sail to Luxor, then visit the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings, The temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari & the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board proceeding visiting East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples). Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Have your dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Day 06: Fly to Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast on board; disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, and then you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for flight to Sharm. Upon arrival at Sharm Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Sharm and overnight. N.B: Most flight from Luxor to Sharm is indirect flight via Cairo Airport.
Day 07: Optional to Ras Mohammed National Park
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to Ras Mohammed National Park which is both a terrestrial and an aquatic nature reserve. The 480 square kilometre protected area lies where the Gulf of Suez meets the Gulf of Aqaba in Sinai's southern extremity. The arid desert terrain of sand dunes, gravel plains, fossilized corals and granite mountains is home to a number of rare mammal species: Dorcas gazelle, Nubian ibex and red fox. Easier to spot are the resident birds like terns, herons, gulls and ospreys. Thousands of white storks pass through Ras Mohammed each year, heading south during September/October and back north during April/May. About 85 flora species live in the park, including mangroves. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 08: Optional Safari tours to Colored Canyon
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to one of the natural wonders of the Sinai, the Colored Canyon is majestic. Take a walk among dramatic sandstone canyon walls streaked with melting yellows, purples, reds, magentas and gold. In certain places the canyon walls reach up to 40 meters. You feel as if you are enclosed in a spectacular coloring book. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 09: Optional Tours to St. Catherine Monastery
Free day in Sharm or join our optional tour to The Monastery of St. Catherine located at the heart of Sinai and at the foot of the Gebel Musa, or Mount Moses. Fronted by gardens and cypress trees, the monastery is owned and run by the Greek Orthodox Church. Its rich library houses the world's second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts after the Vatican. You can see the Burning Bush and a large number of antique works of art: invaluable icons, beautifully carved doors, exquisite wall paintings and other fine religious ornaments. Overnight in Sharm.
Day 10: Back to Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and then you will be transferred to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 11: Egyptian Museum / Salah El Din Citadel / Old Cairo
Start your day visiting the Egyptian Museum, where you will admire the splendid collection of Tutankhamen alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Transfer to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbuland to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years. Lunch will be taken in a local restaurant. Then proceed to visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga and back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Day 12: Final Departure
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure.
Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
03 nights in Cairo hotel with and breakfast.
03 nights on a 5 star superior cruise on full board
01 night on sleeper train on half board basis
04 nights in Sharm El Sheikh hotel with breakfast
All tours as per itinerary (Private Guided Tours)
All tours on the cruise sharing group
Lunch during your trip in Cairo and Giza
A Bottle of mineral water as per itinerary.
Entrance fees as per itinerary.
Domestic flight (Luxor/ Sharm – Sharm / Cairo)
Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
Portage when needed.
Free Mobile phone during your stay (charged about 30 min Local calls or 2 min. International Calls).