15 Days Egypt Summer Itinerary with Nile Cruise

Amazing 15 Days in Egypt to travel through the fantastic nature and history; Egypt Summer Itinerary with Nile Cruise package takes you to the best sites of Kemet Land of the Pharaohs; Enjoy the country contrast while visiting Giza Pyramids and Modern Cairo city; Then sail the Nile River from Luxor to Aswan on board a deluxe Nile cruise. In addition, travel to the most famous oasis in Egypt, Fayoum Oasis to see the only waterfalls in Egypt. Finally, go to the Mediterranean city of Alexandria to see the Greek and Roman Heritage. Check the full itinerary and highlights.

from $1865/ Person

Trip Summary

Tour Starts: Cairo
Tour Ends: Cairo
Trip Duration: 15 Days / 14 Nights
Accommodation: Included
Tour Category: Egypt Travel Deals 2021/2022
Trip Theme: Egypt Cultural Tours - Egypt Private Tours
Cities to Visit: Cairo - Giza - Luxor - Aswan - Alexandria - Fayoum
Tour Difficulty: Easy
Available for Handicap: Yes
Group Size:
Style: Comfort - Educational - Culture

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    arrival

    Arrival

    Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from "Egypt United Tours." Our expert will assist you with passport control, luggage identification, and portage so that you can depart the airport in comfort.

  • Day 2

    Pyramids Plateau Day Tour – Pyramid of Djoser - Memphis

    Giza City Tour

    Breakfast at the hotel at 8:00 a.m. Meet your Egyptologist in the hotel lobby to embark on a journey through ancient Egyptian history's golden age, the pyramid-building era. The Great Pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chefren, and the Small Pyramid of Mykerinos all hold secrets and facts.

    This tour is unique in that you will not only see three pyramids, but also six smaller pyramids devoted to the previous kingdom's queens. You have the option of participating in one of them. You also have the option of visiting the Great Pyramid from the inside.

    Then, proceed to the Mortuary Temple, where King Chefren was mummified, and walk along the same path as his majestic funeral, as if you were a pharaoh. Following that, nothing beats taking a memorable memento snapshot with ancient Egyptian culture icons at the Panorama Pyramids.

    Finally, honour the Great Sphinx, the world's greatest guardian, who has guarded these royal tombs since 2558 BC.

    Enjoy a delicious lunch at 0.100 p.m. in a wonderful pyramids' view restaurant.

    Then, drive to the Saqqara Pyramid of Djoser, the first limestone building built in ancient Egypt and the forerunner of the pyramids. Then there's this massive open-air museum in Egypt's first capital, Memphis.

    At 05:30 p.m., take a stroll through Cairo's labyrinthine streets, passing by these historic structures.

    Finally, transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

  • Day 3

    Egyptian Museum, El Moez Street & Khan El Khalili Day Tour

    Cairo City Tour

    Your Egyptologist escorts you to the Egyptian museum in a private A/C vehicle after breakfast at the hotel. From 2700 BCE to 300 CE, you will be taken on a tour through the heart of ancient Egyptian civilisation on two levels brimming with remarkable artefacts.

    After that, take a lunch break at a high-end restaurant and savour authentic Egyptian cuisine.

    Then, on El-Moez Street, your tour guide takes you back in time to the Fatimid era, where you may roam among the bright, rich decorations of Islamic buildings. Then it's over to the Mumluks' Khan-El Khalili bazaar.

    After that, your Egyptologist leads you to a location steeped in history, including the Hallowed Family's holy steps in Babylon Fortress, a journey through the Hanging Church, St. Sergius, and Bacchus Church, and a visit to the Hanging Church, St. Sergius, and Bacchus Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

    Finally, transfer to Cairo Train Station to travel to Luxor by first class sleeper train and dinner on board.

     

  • Day 4

    Luxor East Bank

    Karnak and Luxor Temples

    One of our tour representatives will be waiting for you at the Luxor train station. The Nile Cruise is a hotel on the water. It's time for our new air-conditioned car to take you to your next destination.

    Following check-in, lunch will be served onboard the boat. After that, you'll go on a sightseeing tour of one of Egypt's most well-known tourist destinations

    Today's itinerary includes a visit to the historic Karnak Temple complex on Luxor's East Bank. After that, you'll see the majestic Luxor Temple, which is another important historical landmark.

    After that, be back on time to your Nile cruise for a great meal on board. Enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. Luxor is an excellent choice for your first night on your trip.

     

  • Day 5

    West Bank Sightseeing

    To begin, eat breakfast in the spacious dining area of your Nile Cruise. Following that, take a tour of the West Bank. Visit the Valley of Kings and Deir el-terraced Bahri's rock Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, two of Egypt's most famous ancient sites.

    Stop in Esna on your way back to your Nile Cruise for lunch. Then, past Esna, continue sailing along the Nile to Edfu.

    Enjoy a cup of tea while travelling and taking in the beauty of the sea. Dinner will be served onboard in Edfu, where you'll spend another night on the Nile.

  • Day 6

    Nile Cruise -Sailing

    Edfu to Kom Ombo and On To Aswan

    Enjoy another delicious breakfast on the lake before disembarking for another exciting adventure. We're going to see the famed Edfu Temple of Horus today. Almost all tourist cruises include a stop here in their itinerary.

     

    Disembark for a second time in Kom Ombo to explore the ancient Kom Ombo Temple. Sobek and Haeroris, two gods, were honoured in this temple.

     

    Aswan is waiting for you! Similarly, you will enjoy another delicious meal and a restful night's sleep. Enjoy the tranquil waters of the Nile.

  • Day 7

    Abu Simbel

    Abu Simbel Tour

    Your 5-days Luxor to Aswan Nile cruise continues with a full-board breakfast.

    Have your breakfast box and Meet our personal driver and Egyptologist who will transport you to your next location. The day trip to Abu Simbel Town starts early in the morning and takes four hours to complete on the highway.

    Our Egyptologist will take you to the King Ramses II Temple and Queen Nefertari's Temple in Abu Simbel for 2 hours.

    Inside Abu Simbel Temple, see King Ramses' statue, where the sun's rays illuminate his face every year on his birthday and coronation day.

    Visit the Temple of Queen Nefertari to have a better knowledge of the role of women in ancient Egypt under the reign of the pharaohs.

    Appreciate the perspective of the two temples' facades. Above all, find out how and why UNESCO relocated the two temples from their original locations.

    In conclusion, return to your vehicle to continue your journey to Aswan; 12:00 noon. Arrive at Aswan.

    The remainder of the day is yours to do as you like. Relax on the huge sundeck, cool down in the large pool, or pamper yourself with a spa treatment. Similarly, unwind in your cabin or enjoy a tan on the expansive sun deck.

    Take a break to savour the delicious supper and afternoon tea served onboard. To sum it up, have a wonderful last evening cruising on the Nile. You've arrived at Aswan, Egypt's most gorgeous city.

  • Day 8

    Aswan Sightseeing

    Aswan City Tour

    Breakfast on board at your Nile cruise and get assist to check-out then, meet your tour guide and driver as you'll visit the Aswan High Dam, Philae temple and the Unfinished Obelisk on your way back to the ship. After viewing these two historical sites, return to your Nile Cruise in time for another excellent aboard lunch.

    Free time to unwind and recover at the hotel in Aswan as the sun heals your body. This evening, you can tour the city of Aswan with its spice shops and local streets.

    Finally, Transfer to Aswan Train Station to travel back to Cairo by first class sleeper train and dinner on board.

  • Day 9

    Islamic Cairo

    Old Islamic Cairo Tour

    A Sleeper train board is a great place to eat breakfast. In the station, your tour guide is waiting for you. Therefore, He or she is going to transfer you to Islamic Cairo to start your tour.

    Transfer to the east side of Cairo to see Saladin's stronghold and citadel; walk around the citadel walls and see the Green Mosque and King Mohamed Ali's Alabaster Mosque to learn more about Muslims and how they practice their religion.

    Finally, transfer to your hotel to get assist to check-in procedures.

    Free time at your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

  • Day 10

    Alexandria City Tour

    Alexandria City Tour

    Get your breakfast meal at 08:00 a.m. after a pleasant night at your hotel, and then meet your tour guide again.

    Assist you with check-out and storage of any luggage you may have, then meet your professional driver to begin your journey to Alexandria; the journey takes 3 hours, including a stop on the highway.

    Transfer to your hotel in Alexandria at this time, and upon arrival, where all arrangements for your check-in will be ready.

    To freshen up, take an hour to rest in your hotel room.

    After that, meet up with your tour guide and driver for a sumptuous lunch at a Mediterranean seafood restaurant.

    After lunch, your tour guide and driver will take you to the Citadel of Quitbay, where you may tour the magnificent fortress and take in the stunning views of the Mediterranean.

    Later, travel to Alexandria's most famous landmark, the Catacomb of Kom El Shokafa; explore the tomb's various tunnels and corridors.

    Then, return back to your expert driver to transfer you back to your hotel and free evening to relax.

  • Day 11

    Alexandria Day Tour and Returning To Cairo

    To begin, this is your second day in Alexandria, which is a lovely city. At 8:00 a.m., walk down to the hotel restaurant for breakfast, then meet your tour guide, who will organise your check-out.

    Following that, our professional driver will be waiting for you to begin another day trip in Alexandria.

    Then, while visiting the Roman Amphitheatre, Pompey's Pillar, and Alexandria Library, enjoy your company with your experienced tour guide and nice driver.

    Then, before you begin your travel back to Cairo, a delectable luxury lunch is prepared for you at Sea View Restaurant.

    Our hotel consultant will meet you at your hotel when you arrive in Cairo to complete the check-in process.

    Finally, free afternoon in Cairo with dinner at hotel and overnight in Cairo.

  • Day 12

    Fayoum

    Fayoum Sightseeing Day Tour

    Early morning wake-up call with a delicious breakfast in the hotel to begin a fantastic day in Fayoum with your expert friendly tour guide in a luxurious modern car.

    As far as we can tell, Sobek, the Crocodile God, once resided in this city!

    The adventure begins in Quaran Lake, a desert lake. Next, investigate the Karanis Temple's foundations. After that, take a beautiful boat ride to Wadi Al Rian and other lake historical sites. Finally, enjoy a great time at Tunis Village, where you may sample traditional Egyptian cuisine.

    After that, our driver returns you to your Cairo hotel in a premium automobile at the end of the day.

  • Day 13

    Dahshour Pyramids

    Red and Bent Pyramids

    To begin, it is 10:00 a.m. Meet our expert Egyptologist and our pleasant driver after a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Then, while visiting Dahshur District in a private air-conditioned vehicle, he/she will take you to the first attempt at building a pyramid in history, the Bent Pyramid, and the first true Pyramid in ancient Egyptian civilization, the Red Pyramid.

    Finally, our driver returns you to your Cairo hotel.

  • Day 14

    National Museum of Egyptian civilization

    National Museum of Egyptian civilization Tour

    Breakfast at your hotel then, at 10:00 am meet your tour guide and driver to transfer your to visit the National Museum of Egyptian civilization to witness the artifacts and masterpieces of Egypt through different eras and to see the royal mummies of Egypt.

    Then, transfer to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

  • Day 15

    Departure

    Departure Day

    Finally, have a breakfast meal at your hotel. Meanwhile, our helpful tour guide and driver will assist you with check-out and transport you back to Cairo. Arrive 3 hours before your flight time at Cairo International Airport. Check-in at the airport for your final flight home, filled with lovely memories of your Egypt summer itinerary with Nile Cruise.

Inclusions

Egypt Summer Itinerary with Nile Cruise - 15 days package rate

includes:

  • Meet, and assist at the Cairo airport both on arrival and departure.
  • Transfers to all sites mentioned in the itinerary above by private A/C vehicles.
  • An expert Egyptologist guide accompanies you on all your tours.
  • 2 First-Class sleeping train tickets (Cairo/Luxor - Aswan/Cairo).
  • 7 nights accommodation in Cairo at a hotel.
  • 1 night accommodation in Alexandria at hotel.
  • 4 nights accommodation in 5* Nile Cruise (Full-board).
  • High-quality bottled mineral water.
  • All services, charges, and taxes within your tour in Egypt.

Exclusions

Egypt Summer Itinerary with Nile Cruise - 15 days package rate excludes:

  • International Flight Ticket from home.
  • Entrance fees to all sites are mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Any extras not included in the itinerary.
  • Drinks of any kind.
  • Any Meal not mentioned in the above itinerary.
  • internet and phone calls and items of personal nature
  • Tipping and Gratuities.

Tour Attractions and Highlights

Package Price

Start from $1865$2100  / Person

Package Prices

"Egypt Summer Itinerary with Nile Cruise - best 15 days package" Rates All Year Round:

Our above rate is from 1st June to 31st August.

From 1st Sep to 30th April a supplement of 25% is applicable except for Christmas and New Year.

Peak season from 20th Dec to 10th Jan (Xmas & New Year) Supplement is 40%.

Rates and Prices above are quoted in US Dollars per person in Double occupancy, Due to Covid 19 Triple Rates are not available.
Single Supplement is 40% extra on double rate.

Rates Policy for Children

  • 0 - 2 Years are Free of Charge
  • 2 - 6 Years get 75% discount of adult tour rates.
  • 6 - 12 Years get 50% discount of adult tour rates.
  • 12+ Considered adult person

Notice

  • Our Rates policy for children above are applicable to children sharing rooms with their parents with Maximum 2 children per room.
  • In case your tour to Egypt includes domestic air flights, an additional charge may apply for child according to flight ticket rate.

Important Notes

Egypt United Tours Safety Precautions During Covid 19

  • All Our Staff are wearing face masks during tour and they are all checked daily for negative PCR Test
  • Checking Travelers’ Body Temperature upon arrival and departure.
  • Regular Daily Sanitizing for all our Transportations and vehicles.
  • Complementary Face-mask daily for all travelers.
  • For Accommodation we deal only the licensed hotels, Nile Cruises and tourism resorts which meet with the International health regulation for maximum occupancy of fifty percent.
  • We ensure keeping 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.
  • Follow up with all travelers 24/7 to ensure our clients health and safety.

Recommended things to pack for Egypt Trip

  • Hand Sanitizer - Comfortable Walking Shoes – Hat – Camera or good mobile – Sunscreen Cream – Sunglasses
  • If you plan your tip to Egypt in winter from November till March, a Jacket and worm clothes are a must, rest of the year comfortable cotton summer clothes are OK.
  • Six Month Valid Passport.

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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy

We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. Normal Season We require 25% deposit of full price One Month Prior tour start to secure and guarantee tour space. On High Seasons Christmas, New Year, Easter Vacation and for packages includes airfare we require 50% deposit 2 Months before tour starts.

Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account, Western Union or Credit Card. Balance payment should be received on your arrival to hotel in Egypt.

Tour Tipping

It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt while its now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction for a good service.

Giving and Charities

We make a donation to Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for each booking reserved.