Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package with Abu Simbel
Enjoy a lovely 10 Days tour to Cairo, Giza Pyramids, and Nile Cruise to Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Our Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package is to live ten days in the embrace of the cradle of civilization. You will uncover the secrets of each artifact that will lead you to another monument. So you will get to know the whole story of each detail in the ancient Egyptian civilization.
Get the chance to reach the hidden sides at each historical site of Egypt. It’s where the pharaonic events run towards your eyes as if the pharaohs accompany you on your tour in Egypt. Mix with Egypt’s modern culture and the Nubians to see their real life. Our expert Egyptologist tour guides will read for you the pharaohs’ messages that were sent to you thousands of years ago.
Sailing The Nile River
This tour gives you a real opportunity to live as ancient Egyptian sail through The Nile, the view you will see is the same that ancient Egyptians had seen many decades back. Enjoy a Nile Cruise sailing experience, and arrive at the great pharaonic heritage that was left to show the Greatness of the pharaohs.
Things to Do in our Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package
From the pharaonic civilization to Roman, Greece, Islamic Eras, you can live the suspense of each era and witness the great architecture.
This tour gets you the chance to wander through Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, and Abu Simbel. Enjoy our comfortable transportation and luxury accommodation. Our Egyptologist tour guides and Our drivers are friendly enough to create great memories for you.
Begin your tour in front of the most important masterpiece globally, The Great Pyramids of Giza. Then, realize the secrets of the Egyptian pyramids in Dahshour district. Travel along the Nile River by a sleeper train to the magical city of Aswan and Abu Simbel. Experience Nile sailing on board of 5* Cruise Ship to the magnificent city of Luxor. This Tour lets you visit all the Pharaonic cities and see how it’s all located amid charming nature that will purify your soul.
In below, you can read the details of the itinerary.
|Trip Duration:||10 Days / 9 Nights|
|Tour Category:||Egypt Budget Travel - Egypt Standard Tours - Egypt Travel Deals 2023/2024 - Nile Cruise Tours|
|Trip Theme:||Egypt Cultural Tours - Egypt Educational Tours - Egypt Group Tours - Egypt Private Tours - Family Friendly Tours|
|Cities to Visit:||Cairo - Giza - Alexandria - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Luxor|
|Available for Handicap:||Yes|
|Group Size:||2 to 10 persons|
|Style:||Comfort - Educational - Enjoyment- Culture|
- Day 1
Arrival at Cairo Airport
Arrival Day to start your Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour
Once you arrive at Cairo Airport, you can get to know our representative easily. He / She holds a sign bearing your name. This coordinator facilitates all your Airport procedures, Egypt visa, and baggage receipt to leave the airport comfortably. Go out of the airport to find your private friendly driver is waiting for you with a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle to transfer you to a luxury Cairo hotel.
How amazed you are now! It is your first view of the Cairo Streets and the Egyptian people. That increases your eagerness to go deeper amid these streets and meet more Egyptians to know more about them and their incredible culture and traditions. Finally, our coordinator facilitates your hotel check-in to enjoy a comfortable night.
- Day 2
Cairo Day Tour, Giza Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Grand Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, El Moez Street
Giza Pyramids Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast at your hotel and be ready for the 1st day of traveling through the past thousands of years. You will walk through the eras in the cradle of civilization and live in another period of the date. Your feet will touch historical sand that had carried great history to meet majestic historical events in front of masterpieces that adorn the earth thousands of years ago to narrate great history about marvelous civilization.
Stop hearing about the pharaonic civilization and the other eras from far and meet your Egyptologist to live the history from this day. Your private Egyptologist accompanies you to the private vehicle to Giza. A view appears time by time to catch your eyes and attract your soul. It is the Giza Pyramids View to feel that great history is calling you from afar.
Giza Pyramids Plateau is your first meeting with the pharaohs. Here, the ancient Egyptians from the old kingdom had dreamed of establishing greatness to narrate for you how the grandness of the pharaonic civilization! So on this sand, where you touch now with your feet; they had carried these huge stones that had been set thousands of years ago in the same shape, to accompany the Cairo sky. Do not waste your time in front of this survivor of the ancient world wonder, the great pyramid of Khufu. Still, there are two marvelous pyramids, Chefren Pyramid and King Menkaure Pyramid.
A surprise that you meet another six pyramids dedicated to queens, you have the opportunity to enter one of them. As long as you wander now pharaonic tombs, where the pharaohs' kings had been located amid their funerary treasure, then you can meet one of the most important burial customs for the pharaohs in the Khufu Mortuary Temple.
Great Statue of Sphinx Visit
A pharaonic statue stands as a guard for the pyramids, from thousands of years ago, with a strong body that takes the form of a lion, and great wisdom takes the shape of a human's head to guard these royal tombs. It is the Great Statue of Sphinx. Like anyone who visits the pyramids, you dream of being one of those who had shared in establishing this majesty. A Photo can get you this feeling to find yourself in a frame collecting you with all this glory, the three great pyramids, six queens’ pyramids, and the Sphinx in Panorama Pyramids.
Egyptian Museum Visit
After that, get your lunch and rest to be ready to wander through dazzling treasure that shines at every inch in a unique architectural masterpiece. Go to where you find the whole collection of Tut shiny treasure to complete your tour amid around 100.000 rare Pharaonic artifacts in the Egyptian Museum.
Islamic Cairo Tour
Then, ride the vehicle that will transfer you to other eras to be in the Mamluk, Fatimid, and Ottoman periods. A historical gate located amid two historical giant towers, Bab El-Futuh, will reach you to find your feet touched Fatimid tiles. Here, you can smell oriental perfumes of musk, amber, and jasmine with a unique mixture of incense and spices while your ears listen to oriental music and your eyes shine from lanterns and handicrafts of silver crystals and jealousy. Cross through these small adjacent shops nestled amid the historic Islamic architecture flourishing with symmetrical silhouettes, Vibrant colors, and rich patterns in Khan El-Khalili to go to the largest open-air museum globally, El Moez Street.
Finally, come back to your hotel after this charming day to get your rest and enjoy your free night in Cairo.
- Day 3
Alexandria Day Trip
Alexandria Day Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast at the hotel. Your tour guide assists you in the hotel check-out to begin your day trip to Alexandria.
Then, arrive at Alexandria and start at the giant one-single column that stands highly since 284-305A.D with 27m. This great column, with its towering rise and pharaonic stones, carries for you a great surprise about his building story. In a few steps far away from Pompey Pillar, another dazzling historical site is waiting for you. The largest burial site in Egypt to enter, finding yourself amid a unique mix of pharaonic and roman architecture, decorations, and designs. Here, you can know how the Romans buried their dead amid pharaonic beliefs in the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa.
the Roman Amphitheatre Alexandria Visit
In which the Roman festivals had occurred with the concerto, the Greeks had placed their crucial official meeting. You are in a different design for this Roman theatre than the other roman theaters globally. Enjoy the fantastic design of the Roman Amphitheatre Alexandria. After spending a great time in this unique Roman architectural masterpiece in Egypt, complete your tour in the strongest citadel on the Mediterranean coast. But at first, get your rest and have your lunch meal in a local restaurant.
the Citadel of Qaitbay and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Visit
From far, you can see a small sandcastle. Come close to find the surprise as it is a large, strong citadel with Mamluks designs. It is the Citadel of Qaitbay, where you can see the ships on a day's march from Alexandria. The most amazing thing, when you know that you are walking now On the ruins of the Pharos Light House. A rare collection of original manuscripts, original books, and historical is waiting for you in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Then, have a relaxing evening at your hotel.
- Day 4
Memphis - Saqqara – Dahshour Pyramids Day Tour
Dahshour Pyramids Tour
This day you will live pharaonic secrets and uncover the entire story till arriving at the complete history of building the majesty you have seen the day before, the Giza Pyramids. Firstly, get your breakfast at the hotel and follow your Egyptologist to these ancient Egyptian secrets in Dahshour sand, as the historical sand carries you to where you meet two pyramids. Here, you can view the ancient Egyptian events running towards your eyes. You stand in front of the 1st attempt of building a pyramid. It is the Bent Pyramid. Then, proceed to the 1st right pyramid in history, where the ancient Egyptians had confirmed the pyramid building technique. It is the Red Pyramid, as they had corrected the bent pyramid’s wrong. All of that will push you in the ancient Egyptians minds to get to know more about the pharaohs' genius.
Memphis and Saqqara Tour
You are now in the middle of the 1st capital of the ancient Egyptian civilization that was dedicated to the Early Dynastic Period (3150-2613 BCE) and Old Kingdom (2613-2181 BCE), Memphis. Egypt Itinerary 10 Days gets you the chance also to live a time in the Middle & Modern Kingdom capital, Theba, but in the next days.
Then, get your lunch meal and have a rest then visit Saqqara where you see the first Pyramid ever built, the Step Pyramid of King Zoser. Visit the Pyramid Complex and view the Sothern deep Tomb, explore the High Official Tombs near Saqqara, and the colors on the walls from thousands of years ago.
Finally, transfer back to the hotel in Cairo and free evening with an overnight at the hotel.
- Day 5
Aswan Day Trips
Aswan City Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast at hotel, meet our airport coordinator and our driver, transfer to Cairo Domestic Airport to fly to Aswan.
Then, arrive at Aswan Domestic Airport, you can find our Egyptologist waiting for you, holding a sign bearing your name. Follow this friendly Egyptologist to the private air-conditioned vehicle driven by a friendly driver to arrive at one of the most outstanding engineering projects constructed in the twentieth century. How amazing about this view as the water runs through this highest rock-fill dam globally to irrigate and feed each house in Egypt. It is the High Dam. Here you can look for the largest artificial lake in the world, Nasser Lake.
In a great experience, sail through the ancient Egyptian god, Happi, The Nile, and let this worshipped water by the ancient Egyptians carry you to the jewel of the temples while you cross through the same way of Osiris procession. Just follow your Egyptologist to Philae port; it is your 1st meet with the Nubians, those kind of unique people, to sail to Philae Temple. It is a great time when you sail through the exact spot where the pharaohs, kings, queens, and nobles were standing in majestic waiting for Osiris, and then you find astonishingly this great temple that was dedicated to the goddess Isis appears.
The Unfinished Obelisk Visit
Before visiting the rest of the temples, a pharaonic engineering site bears for you a great secret about one of the essential architectures of those temples. This high one-single column that the pharaohs had set at the entrance of each temple to light the whole temple, collecting the sun rays and spreading this light all over the place in a magic way. How had the pharaohs set this magnificent column, and how they had raised it to stand alone! The Unfinished Obelisk site, which is in its original condition since the pharaohs had left it, to carry you many secrets about pharaonic architecture. You see the lines that were placed in the hands of the pharaohs.
Then, get your rest and have your lunch meal at a local restaurant.
Ride a felucca and live the suspense of sailing to a tranquil paradise of rare trees, fruit trees, beautiful flowers, beautiful plants, and diverse birds. It is the Kitchener Island. Complete your sailing till arriving at a unique Fatimid architectural masterpiece that appears while you are in the heart of the Nile. It is Aga Khan Mausoleum. Finally, go with your tour guide to Aswan hotel to check-in and spend a relaxing night.
- Day 6
Domestic Flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel Temple Visit
Firstly, get your breakfast at the hotel, and meet your Egyptologist and driver. Transfer to Aswan Airport for a domestic flight to Abu Simbel.
Then, arrive with your Egyptologist at Abu Simbel airport. In the belly of the mountain, giant statues were carved to threaten Ramses II enemies. Come close to this greatness to find the temple's entrance in the heart of this mountain, to walk through masterpieces that had been designed in a way allowing the sun to visit the temple twice a year. The sun rays walk through a unique road and illuminate three statues amid the others in a magic way. It seems as if Ramses II had given the sun two dates a year to do a mission inside Abu Simbel Temples.
After visiting these magic temples, fly back to Aswan. Then, transfer to check-in at a Nile Cruise to enjoy having your lunch meal on the sundeck. Entertain the sun and the pool and have a free night at Aswan streets. Finally, have your dinner and sleep comfortably.
- Day 7
Kom Ombo Temple Visit – Sailing to Edfu
Kom Ombo Temple Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast and be ready for your 1st day sailing through Nile Cruise. Sail to where the ancient Egyptians were healing their wounded, as you can find Pharaonic medical instruments for surgeries, and the vibrant decorations show you all the surgical procedures and other historical details. You will find there the tool used by the Pharaohs in calculating history. It is the Sobek Temple, Kom Ombo Temple. Then, after visiting this temple, get your lunch meal while you still enjoy the sailing, and the Nile banks that are decorated with beautiful green farms refresh your soul. It is the same scene since the time of the Pharaohs to feel as if you are sailing through history. Arrive at Edfu city, and enjoy your night, attending a Nubian festival and Galabia party. Finally, get your dinner and sleep.
- Day 8
Edfu Temple visit – Crossing Isna Lock– Arrive at Luxor
Edfu Temple Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast on the Nile Cruise board and follow your Egyptologist to ride a horse carriage and arrive at the most well-preserved temple in Egypt and the 2nd largest one. It is the Edfu Temple. You find yourself amid a complete record of the religious rituals, to be surprised by the ancient Egyptians beliefs, and get to know more about their daily life details. Then, come back to your Nile Cruise to get your lunch meal and sail through the charming Isna Lock. Complete your Nile navigation until arriving at Luxor. Have a free night at Luxor streets and its bazaars. Finally, get your dinner and enjoy your relaxing night at the Nile Cruise.
- Day 9
Luxor Day Tours –Travel To Cairo
Karnak Temple Visit
Firstly, get your breakfast on the Cruise board and say goodbye for this fantastic experience, as this day, your Egyptologist assists you in the Check-out procedures out of the Cruise to begin another charming day tour in Luxor. Transfer to the largest temple in Egypt, it is a complete pharaonic city dating to 2000 years ago. It is the Karnak Temple. This most important religious complex is recognized by UNESCO as the most significant human heritage. So, can you imagine how details you can live with the pharaohs in this large historical temple!
West Bank Tour
Leave the pharaonic road that had been paved by the hands of the pharaohs, Ram Road, and transfer to the west Luxor, the afterlife world for the pharaohs. You are in where the pharaohs’ kings' mummies had been located amid their dazzling treasures in secret tombs. Follow your Egyptologist to a road that was hidden in ancient Egyptian eras till finding yourself amid amazing tombs full of vibrant decorations narrate for you each detail of the Mummification process crossing through the burial rituals till hiding the tomb completely far away from the thieves hands. You are in the Valley of the Kings & the Valley of the Queens.
A temple you meet on your way at the west bank of Luxor Nile, which narrates how the power of this woman that had ruled Egypt. It is the temple of Hatshepsut how the strength of this woman that had carved its majestic temple in the belly of a mountain to find giant statues and columns leads you to the magnificence in the heart of the hill! Details and Pharaonic commercial campaigns reveal more about this period you can find in this temple decorations. Leave Hatshepsut temple and complete the tour to surprisingly meet these two giant statues that accompany the Luxor sky since the 18th Dynasty, challenging the time and standing highly with 20-meter-high. They are the Colossi of Memnon.
Luxor Temple Visit
Amid your tour, You will get your rest and lunch meal, and you end your Luxor day tour in the most important masterpiece at this city that contains One-Third of world artifacts. It is Luxor Temple. There, you can get to know secrets about The eligibility of some kings to rule Egypt and how some circumvented the strict Pharaonic laws. You can also see the conflict between Hatshepsut and Thutmose III is embodying in front of you as if you were living with them during this period.
Then, your tour guide will leave you at the Luxor Airport after facilitating all the airport procedures to board your flight back to Cairo. Once you arrive at Cairo airport, your coordinator meets you to transfer you to the Cairo hotel. Finally, enjoy a relaxing night and comfortable sleep.
- Day 10
Travel From Cairo to Your Home
Firstly, get your breakfast and meet your coordinator to accompany you to the airport to go home after creating unforgettable memories in the land of civilization, Egypt.
Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package includes:
- Cairo Airport arrival & drop-off meet & assistance.
- A private deluxe vehicle driven by a friendly driver accompanies you to all sites mentioned in the above itinerary.
- Five nights accommodation at a hotel in Cairo with (Bed & Breakfast).
- One night accommodation at a hotel in Aswan with Bed and Breakfast.
- Domestic flight ticket (Cairo/Aswan - Aswan/Abu Simbel - Abu Simbel - Aswan - Luxor/Cairo)
- 3 nights & 4 days accommodation Nile Cruise (Aswan to Luxor) with Full-Board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
- Well-English spoken friendly Egyptologist accompanies you to all tour sites during your sitting in Egypt.
- 9 Breakfast meals, 8 Lunch meals, and 3 Dinner meals.
- Bottled water, Dinner & Lunch meals in High-quality local Restaurants during your tours and transfers.
- Taxes and Services Charges
Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package excludes:
- International flight tickets.
- Entry Visa to Egypt on Arrival.
- Entrance Fees for All Sightseeing in your Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package.
- Any snacks or meal is not mentioned in the itinerary of the Cairo Pyramids and Nile Cruise Tour Package.
- Drinks of any kind.
- Your own calls and internet usage.
- Any Optional tours are out of the itinerary mentioned above.
- Personal spending.
Tour Attractions and Highlights
Start from $3091$3400 / Person
The above rate is US Dollars per person in twin sharing.
The rate is based on the Summer season from 1st June to 31st August.
5$ reduction per person per night for triple sharing.
Single supplement is 50% over the above rate.
An extra supplement of 30% extra is applicable for travel between 1st Sep to 31st May except for peak periods.
During peak periods of Christmas and New Year from 20th Dec to 10th Jan the supplement increases to 50%.
Rates Policy for Children
- 0 - 1.99 Years are Free of Charge
- 2 - 5.99 Years get a 75% discount from adult tour rates.
- 6 - 11.99 Years get a 50% discount from adult tour rates.
- 12+ Considered an adult person
- Our Rates policy for children above is applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with a Maximum of 2 children per room.
- In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for children according to the flight ticket rate.
- On arrival Please look for our Airport Team will be holding a sign with your name on arrival.
- We use modern A/C touristic vehicles, however, we won't guarantee the same vehicle every day as we change it from one city to another.
- In Egypt, drivers are not tour guides and we select the most professional drivers for your trip.
- We only use licensed tour guides "Egyptologists" to grant a good experience for your trip.
- Our tour guides will join you in the vehicle and will escort you to all sites as mentioned above.
- We use a local tour guide in each city and we don't accommodate tour guides at the same hotel or cruise you stay.
- We follow up daily with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our client's health and safety.
Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19
- For your safety, our Team is following the covid precaution, and our staff is checked daily for negative covid PCR tests.
- Egyptian Authorities might check travelers’ body temperature upon arrival and departure.
- Regular daily sanitizing at all accommodations.
- Complementary face-mask daily for all travelers.
- For Accommodation, we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises, and tourism resorts that meet the International health regulation.
- We ensure to keep social distance during all our tours.
- We provide hand-free sanitizer for your use with all our staff.
- Taking The necessary action immediately for travelers and team in case of any symptoms appears.
Recommended Things To Pack For Your Egypt Trip
- Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable walking shoes – a hat – camera or good mobile – sunscreen cream – sunglasses.
- If you plan your trip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and warm clothes are advisable, the rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
- A six-month valid passport and make sure to keep a printable scan copy.
- A small bag to keep your personal belongings for daily use.
- Make sure to print your trip itinerary to follow with our tour guides.
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