7-Day Egypt Getaway: Pyramids & Nile Cruise Experiences!

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special Egypt Local Experience
special Explore Pyramids and Sphinx
special Nile River Cruise
Guided Trip to explore the landmarks of Egypt. Witness the Pyramids of Giza. Delve into the treasures housed in Cairo's Egyptian Museum. Roam through the streets adorned with temples, tombs and pyramids. Set sail on a mesmerizing Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor, where you'll be enchanted by the riverbank views. Visit sites like the Valley of the Kings Karnak Temples, Philae Temple and Abu Simbel Temple, among fascinating historical wonders. This enriching journey will immerse you in Egypt's captivating culture. Unveil the gems along the banks of the Nile River.

About Me! Hey there, I'm Ahmed, your go-to guy for all things Egypt and Jordan. With over 12 years of experience as an Egyptologist Tour Guide and trip planner, I've pretty much seen it all when it comes to this incredible region. From the majestic pyramids to the winding paths of the Nile, I've explored every nook and cranny, gathering insights and recommendations along the way. Whether you're looking for hidden gems off the beaten path or need customized suggestions for your next adventure, I've got you covered. My knowledge is wide-ranging, detailed, and continuously updated, so you can trust me to provide you with the best possible insights and recommendations for your travels. So, let's brainstorm together and make your next trip one for the books!

Cairo Hotel: Located in Cairo's vibrant heart, this 4-star hotel offers a lavish retreat for travelers. Enjoy well-appointed rooms and a delicious breakfast spread daily, setting the perfect tone for exploring the city's wonders. Nile Cruise: Set sail on a 5-star Nile cruise standard M/S Sarah or similar, where luxury meets adventure. Indulge in gourmet meals and explore ancient wonders along the legendary river, creating memories to last a lifetime. Any questions about the trip? You can let me know in the Q&A section!

What's included?
4 star hotel in Cairo ( Daily Breakfast)
5 star hotel Cruise Ship
Local Tour Guide
Meals as mentioned
A/C Vechile
Domestic Flight
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Trip Itinerary
1

Cairo

Day 1-2
Arrival in Cairo. Meet our representative at Cairo International Airport for a seamless arrival. Experience a private transfer to your preferred hotel, check-in and overnight in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo
2

Al Giza

Day 2-3
Start your day with a visit to the iconic Great Pyramids of Giza, an ancient wonder that includes the impressive pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Marvel at the Sphinx and the Valley Temple that accompany these magnificent structures. As you approach, catch glimpses of these historic slopes amidst Cairo's modern skyline. Stand in awe of the towering 481-foot Great Pyramid of Khufu, the largest among them. Next, head to the Egyptian Museum, home to the treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamen. Guided by our Egyptologist, this experience provides a perfect introduction to the historic sites you'll explore along the Nile. After a fulfilling day, return to your Cairo hotel for a comfortable overnight stay. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
3

Aswan

Day 3-4
Take a quick flight from Cairo to Aswan to begin your day. You'll explore Aswan and settle into your cruise ship on the Nile. Have a great day sightseeing! First, visit the Aswan High Dam, constructed from 1960 to 1970. This dam is the largest of its kind globally and was built to manage the Nile River and prevent flooding in Egypt. Next, you'll see the Philae Temple, built in honor of the goddess Isis. This temple is stunning and would have been lost to floods if not for the Aswan dam. Return to Aswan, get on your cruise ship, and enjoy lunch as you start your next journey. ­ In the late afternoon, you have the option to visit the Nubian Village, which is vibrant with colorful houses. People here have been farming along the Nile for a long time. The village has its own unique culture, and you'll see camels strolling through the streets. Spend the night in Aswan. ­ Included Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner.
4

Abu Simbel

Day 4-5
( Optional Tour ) You have a great chance to take an early morning tour to see the Great Temples of Abu Simbel. These amazing temples were built by Ramses II and Nefertari. They are known for their beauty and also for being moved in 1968 to avoid being underwater due to Lake Nasser. ­ After that, you'll sail for about 5 hours to Kom Ombo from Aswan. There, you'll visit the Kom Ombo Temple. This temple is special because it's dedicated to two gods: Haroeris (an ancient form of the falcon-headed god Horus) and the Crocodile God Sobek. The temple is on the Nile's banks, where crocodiles used to sunbathe. ­ On the Nile Cruise ship, you'll enjoy an Egyptian Night Party. Everyone wears a traditional Egyptian gown called a Galabeya. The party will have a mix of old 60's & 70's dance songs and Arabian music. You'll spend the night in Edfu. ­ Included Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner.
5

Edfu

Day 5-6
After Breakfast, visit the Temple of Edfu by the Nile. Start your day by exploring the well-preserved and huge Temple of Edfu. This temple was constructed to honor Horus, the god of the sky and the child of Osiris and Isis. It was built during the Greco-Roman era under Cleopatra VII's rule. ­ After the tour, you'll continue your journey by sailing on the Nile. In the afternoon, you'll reach Luxor and have the chance to explore the impressive temples of Luxor and Karnak. These temples, dedicated to the god Amun Ra, showcase how the pharaohs built grand structures. You'll also witness the recently opened path of sphinxes and much more. Don't miss the temple shows at night, offering excellent photo opportunities. ­ Overnight in Luxor. Included Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner. ­
6

Luxor

Day 6-7
Step off the cruise ship and begin an early morning adventure to Luxor's West Bank. Your journey starts by crossing the Nile River. Discover the remarkable Temple of Hatshepsut, a symbol of the achievements of ancient Egypt's notable female Pharaoh. Hatshepsut, inspired by her powerful father, flourished during her reign. She undertook famous trade voyages to present-day Somalia, the land of Punt, bringing back valuable treasures. ­ Next, head to the Valley of the Kings, where you can enter a royal tomb and marvel at the array of 64 tombs, each with its unique size and complexity. Ranging from simple pits to elaborate chambers with over 120 royal rooms, this site also features the Colossus of Memnon and ongoing archaeological efforts. ­ Wrap up your exploration with a transfer to Luxor International Airport for an evening flight to Cairo International Airport. Upon arrival in Cairo, settle in for the night in Cairo hotel.
7

Cairo

Day 7
After breakfast - When you're ready, we'll arrange a hassle-free transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departing flight. If you're interested, you can also inquire about the option to extend your journey to the Holy Mount Sinai. Your travel experience is our priority!
Trip Summary
Accommodation
Hotel & Other
7 days trip
Cairo, Al Giza & 5 more
Transportation
Car, Plane
What's excluded?
Entry Visa
Entrance Fee
Optional Excursions
Tips to the Crew collected locally
Drinks, waters and any extra
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