Embark on an unforgettable journey through Egypt’s rich history and captivating landscapes with our 8-day tour package. Explore the iconic landmarks of Cairo, soak in the Mediterranean charm of Alexandria, and experience the timeless beauty of the Nile River on a luxurious cruise. This comprehensive itinerary combines the best of Egypt’s cultural heritage, ancient wonders, and natural beauty. Book now and immerse yourself in the wonders of this ancient land!
Discover the wonders of Egypt on an 8-day adventure that takes you from the bustling streets of Cairo to the coastal beauty of Alexandria, and finally, to a breathtaking Nile cruise. Unveil the mysteries of the ancient world as you explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the enigmatic Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the legendary temples along the Nile River. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless transfers, this tour promises an immersive and hassle-free experience. Get ready to be enchanted by Egypt’s timeless allure.
- Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and marvel at the enigmatic Sphinx.
- Explore the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, including the famous Tutankhamen collection.
- Experience the Mediterranean charm of Alexandria and discover its historical landmarks.
- Cruise along the Nile River and visit the magnificent temples of Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Luxor.
- Uncover the secrets of the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor.
- Enjoy personalized service and expert guidance throughout the tour.
- Expertly crafted itinerary that combines the must-see attractions of Egypt.
- Comfortable accommodations in Cairo, Alexandria, and on a luxurious Nile cruise ship.
- Seamless domestic flights and transfers for a hassle-free travel experience.
- Professional and knowledgeable Egyptologist guides to enhance your understanding of Egypt’s history and culture.
- Flexibility to customize the tour to suit your preferences and needs.
- Instant confirmation upon booking, ensuring a convenient and secure reservation process.
Day 1: Cairo
Upon your arrival at Cairo airport, our representative from Ramses Tours will be waiting for you, holding a sign with our company name. You will be transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned car. Enjoy your overnight stay in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour
After breakfast, start your tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses a rare collection of 5000 years of art, including the famous Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Next, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Don’t miss the chance to see the enigmatic Sphinx and the Valley Temples. In the evening, you have the option to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Cairo – Nile Cruise
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple. Then, transfer to the cruise ship and enjoy lunch on board. Overnight on the cruise ship.
Day 4: Nile Cruise
Start your day with breakfast on board the cruise ship. Visit the extraordinary Kom Ombo Temple and learn about the two gods it is dedicated to: Sobek and Haroeris. Afternoon tea will be served, and then you will continue sailing to Edfu. Enjoy dinner on board and a Galabya party. Overnight on the cruise ship in Luxor.
Day 5: Nile Cruise – Luxor
Have breakfast on board the cruise ship, followed by a visit to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock and sail to Luxor, where you will enjoy afternoon tea. You have the option to visit the Karnak Temples, dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. Then, explore the Luxor Temple, built by Amunhotep III and completed by Ramesses II. Dinner will be served on board the cruise ship, followed by a Galabya party. Spend the night in Luxor.
Day 6: Luxor / Cairo
Enjoy breakfast on board the cruise ship before disembarking. You have the option to take a hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, and the Nobles’ Mountain. This enchanting experience lasts approximately 30-45 minutes, depending on weather conditions. Afterward, cross to the West Bank and visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Continue to Luxor airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 7: Day Trip to Alexandria
After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel for a day trip to Alexandria. Begin your tour with a visit to the Library of Alexandria, one of the largest libraries in the world, with 8 million books. Explore its open court and free museums. Next, visit the site of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, which now houses the Qaitbey Citadel. Discover the royal gardens of King Farouk and see the palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, as well as the royal beaches. Visit the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria, and the statue of Alexander the Great. Enjoy lunch (optional) before visiting the church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa. Take a drive along the Corniche to admire the city from the seaside, including the underwater monuments in the old harbor. Stop at the famous Stanley Bridge, a modern landmark. Explore the old downtown of Alexandria, built by Alexander the Great. If you have additional time and specific interests, let us know, and we can arrange additional activities at cost price. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 8: Cairo – Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you with the final departure formalities.
- Airport transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- Accommodation in Cairo, Alexandria, and on a Nile cruise ship
- Domestic flights within Egypt
- English-speaking Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fees to all included sites and attractions
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- All taxes and service charges
- International airfare
- Visa fees
- Optional tours and activities
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (recommended)
Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:
Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa
Luxor: Steigenberger Nile.
Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara
|Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room
|Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room
|Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:
Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids
Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.
Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.
|All year round
|Christmas and Easter
|Price per person in dbl room
Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency
Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.
Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar
|All year round
|Christmas and Easter
|Price per person in dbl room
Tips and Advice for Travelers:
- Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites.
- Stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun.
- Follow the guidance of your Egyptologist guide to maximize your experience.
- Exchange local currency for small denominations for convenience.
- Respect local customs and traditions.
- The tour involves moderate walking and stairs, so comfortable footwear is recommended.
- The order of the itinerary may be subject to change due to operational reasons.
- The Nile cruise may be on a different ship, of similar standard, depending on availability.
- It is advisable to carry travel insurance to protect against unforeseen circumstances.
Q: Is the tour suitable for children? A: Yes, the tour is suitable for children. Please contact us for child rates and any special requirements.
Q: Are meals included in the tour package? A: Yes, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included as specified in the itinerary.
Q: Can I customize the tour? A: Yes, we offer customizations to suit your preferences. Contact our team to discuss your requirements.
Q: Do I need a visa to enter Egypt? A: Yes, most nationalities require a visa to enter Egypt. Please check with your nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate for visa requirements.
Q: Is the tour wheelchair accessible? A: The tour may have limitations for wheelchair users due to the nature of some sites and transportation. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.