Day 1: Cairo
Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will meet you in the airport
then you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo Tour
Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions & Sphinx.
Back to the hotel & overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Cairo – Nile Cruise
Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor. Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed to Karnak. Transfer to the Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board. Overnight in Luxor.
Day 4: Nile Cruise
Breakfast. Visit The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari.
(Optional) Hot Air Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather
Overnight in Cruise.
Day 5: Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Overnight in Kom Ombo.
Day 6: Nile Cruise
Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries & the Temple of Philae Lunch on board. Overnight in Aswan.
Day 7: Aswan – Cairo
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.
(Optional) Abu Simbel Trip.
Departure to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments.
The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan.
Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 8: Alexandria
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. Our guide will explain the design of the library from outside, you will have a chance for some photo stops.
Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase a ticket.
Visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria.
The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa, after which you will visit the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through the old city-center of Alexandria. Look at the traditional markets; where everything and anything is sold including traditional Egyptian sweets and treats. The architecture locally has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.
Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb, It is said to contain the remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.
Optional lunch stop at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.
Optional: Take a break in either a good quality coffee shop or at a traditional shisha cafe.
Continue your tour by passing through the oldest market area in Mansheya and see the traditional womens’ markets (zan’et etsetat) with very thin and narrow streets, gold market also exists here where everyone buys their wedding and engagement jewellery.
The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it: an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss.
Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.
The car will then take you to the gardens of Montaza. On the way you can quickly have a optional 2 minute stop by the King of Mango and drink at Alexandrian’s drive thru freshly squeezed juices plus have a photo stop at the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria.
The beautiful coastline and all the views of the city are en route to Montaza Palace and gardens which is approx 25 km away, including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
Once in Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden (all romantic couples and families go there) you will visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as walk along the famous Montaza bridge and reach the Tea Palace island and see the royal beaches of the queens.
Overnight stay in Alexandria.
Day 9: Cairo
Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
(Optional) Visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser.
After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur.
(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 10: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
1 Night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis.
4 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing are included)
All transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Aswan.
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian Museum.
1 Day tour in Alexandria.
All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
Expert tour guide.
All your visits include entrance fees.
Our prices include all taxes and services.
Domestic flights: Cairo/ Luxor & Aswan / Cairo
Transfer by an A/C car: Cairo / Alexandria / Cairo.
Visa Entry for Egypt (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).
Any other items not mentioned.
Any Optional tours.
Hotels / Nile Cruise:
Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended as minimum in Egypt.
Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:
Cairo: Le Méridien Pyramids – Steigenberger – Mercure – Ramses Hilton.
Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. Aswan: Helnan Hotel.
Alexandria : Tolip Hotel – Sheraton Alexandria. Hurghada: Intercontinental Mövenpick Resort.
Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara
|3 Stars||4 Stars||5 Stars|
|Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room||1150 $||1180 $||1400 $|
|Solo traveler||1610 $||1655 $||1740 $|
|Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room||1265 $||1300 $||1550 $|
|Christmas & Easter – Solo traveler||1775 $||1825 $||1915 $|
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:
Alexandria: Mediterranean Azur – Hilton Corniche. Hurghada: JazMakadi Star .
Luxor: Hilton-Jolie Ville – Sonesta St. George. Aswan: Mövenpick Aswan.
Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, , MS Nile Premium, , MS Bule shadow, MS Crown Jubilee.
|All year round||Christmas and Easter|
|price per person in dbl room||2200 $||2600 $|
|Solo traveler||2900 $||3300 $|
Accommodation plan (C) Ultimate Luxury Highly Recommended:
Alexandria: Four-season Hotel – Palestine hotel.
Hurghada: Movenpick El Gouna Resort & spa.
Aswan : Sofitel Legend Old Cataract.
Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.
Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Zahra or Phiaele Cruises – Movenpick Royal
Lili or Royal Lotus Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Ms Farah -MS Amarco suites Only.
|All year round||Christmas and Easter|
|price per person in dbl room||3400 $||3900 $|
|Solo traveler||4800 $||5300 $|