Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise tour
Fourteen days in Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour Package can live you in charming nature and view a glorious history embodied in front of your eyes. Live the events in the cradle of civilization, see the pharaohs’ actions, and their building, and feel their souls. You can witness how the pharaohs wanted to narrate their history through vibrant decorations and great pharaonic architecture in historical landmarks that you can arrive at through the pleasing experience of sailing.
|Tour Starts:||Marsa Alam|
|Tour Ends:||Marsa Alam|
|Trip Duration:||14 Days / 13 Nights|
|Tour Category:||Egypt Travel Deals 2023/2024 - Red Sea Holidays Packages|
|Trip Theme:||Egypt Educational Tours - Egypt Group Tours - Egypt Nile Tours - Family Friendly Tours|
|Cities to Visit:||Cairo - Giza - Aswan - Abu Simbel - Luxor - Marsa Alam|
|Available for Handicap:||Yes|
|Group Size:||10 to 15 persons|
|Style:||Comfort - Educational - Enjoyment- Culture|
- Day 1
Arrival at Marsa Alam Airport
Arrival Day to start your Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour
Fly over magic, pure blue water amid a charming desert to land in this enchanting nature. Welcome to Egypt; you arrive at one of this land's paradises, Marsa Alam, Egypt. Our representative is waiting to meet you upon your arrival at the Marsa Alam international airport. He/She is holding a sign bearing your name to facilitate your airport procedures, Egypt Visa, Luggage, customs formalities, and luggage receipts to leave the airport comfortably. After that, accompany you by a luxury air-conditioned driven by the friendly driver to your hotel. This coordinator assists you at hotel check-in to get your relaxation and enjoy a free night at Marsa Alam.
- Day 2
Optional Sea Activities & Sports At Marsa Alam
Marsa Alam Free Day
Firstly, get your Breakfast meal at the hotel and follow your tour guide to a day full of optional activities to do. If this clear blue water creates your curiosity to explore what is in the embrace of this attractive sea, it will be a great idea to dive, snorkel, or even ride a submarine. You can find real magic, unbelievable scenes of the unique colorful coral reefs, and amid them extraordinary sparkling and bright marine life.
Then, you can enjoy surfing and sunbathing. Another exciting option is to live the suspense of the Red sea safari by going to Sahra, the desert, and its mountains. You can live a time as a Bedouin, eating their delicious food and drinks cooked on the sand to give an excellent taste while sitting in the beautiful Bedouin tents and surrounded by the beautiful view of the mountains.
You can ride a camel to wander the charm of this desert. The night at Sahra is a unique charm. The sky is clear, and you see the stars as a stunningly drawn sky, while it is a landscape. Then, enjoy this view with the beautiful Bedouin music. Get Lunch and Dinner meals.
After that, come back to your hotel by private vehicle to get a relaxing night at the hotel.
- Day 3
Full-Day Red Sea Activities
You have another day of sea activities and sports to enjoy after getting your Breakfast meal at the hotel. Get your Lunch & Dinner meals. Relish a relaxing night at your hotel.
- Day 4
Travel To Cairo - Al Moez Street & Khan El-Khalili Tour
Islamic Cairo Tour
Firstly, get your Breakfast meal. Move to Marsa Alam airport with the accompany of your private coordinator to facilitate your internal flight to Cairo. Meet your coordinator who is waiting for you in Cairo airport to assist with all your airport procedures and move with a private air-conditioned vehicle driven by an expert to begin your day tour. Then, get your rest and lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant and taste the delicious Egyptian foods. Move to historical tiles paved by Fatimid hands to carry the largest open-air Islamic Museum globally. There you will be surrounded by more than 29 Majestic Islamic Monuments with flowering architecture, dazzling lights, rich decorations, vibrant colors, rich patterns, and symmetrical silhouettes. Your way to this stunning starts with a historical gate with two ancient giant towers to cross to El-Moez Street.
Adjacent small shops shine with lighting lanterns, silver crafts, and high copies of handicrafts and statues, luminous while the scent of oriental perfumes and spices adds more beauty to this Fatimid market, Khan Al-Khalili. Finally, get your dinner meal and move by private vehicle to your hotel. Your Egyptologist assists you at the hotel check-in.
- Day 5
Giza Pyramids Plateau – Egyptian Museum- West El-Balad Streets Tour
Giza Pyramids Plateau Tour
Firstly, get your Breakfast meal and meet your Egyptologist on a tour day with the pharaohs. Yes, this day will be in the heart of one of the most significant ancient Egyptian sites, to walk in where the ancient Egyptians had walked to build these pharaonic miracles that confused the world thousands of years ago, which shake Cairo sky since (c. 2575–c. 2465 BCE). From afar, the magic view of Giza Pyramids appears, to feel as if you will be in the embrace of the old kingdom of the ancient Egyptian civilization, witnessing great history materialized in front of your eyes.
Come close to this majestic sand, Giza Pyramids Plateau, with your Egyptologist to begin your charming day in front of the great pyramid of Khufu, the only survivor of the ancient world wonders. Can you imagine a building with a pyramidal shape that extends highly to 138.8 meters since 2550 B.C?
After that, proceed to the other two pyramidal royal tombs of kings Khafre and Menkaure. Next to these great pyramids, you can view the other six smaller pyramids. They are the queens' tombs, and you have the opportunity to enter one of them. In this great historical spot for the pharaohs, it is normal to find one of their vital burial rituals, and that is what you can witness in the Mortuary Temple. A memorial photo that gathers you with glorious history awaiting you in the Panorama Pyramids. Say goodbye to all that magic of history in front of the Sphinx to see how the ancient Egyptians had collected the power of the lion and the wisdom of man in this giant pharaonic statue.
The Egyptian Museum Tour
Then, get your Lunch meal and move with the private air-conditioned vehicle to Tahrir Square to find flowers decorating this main Egyptian square, which is the Egyptian Museum. Transfers to pharaonic eras, viewing majestic monuments of the old kingdom to go to the 2nd part finding yourself wandering through the middle kingdom till arriving at the new pharaonic kingdom. The ancient Egyptian fingerprints are seen in the pottery, Toiletries, fishing tools, amulets, writing & agricultural tools, and other tools used in their daily life. Finally, enjoy a free night tour of West El-Balad streets, and the downtown, seeing how Paris is located in Egypt.
- Day 6
Saqqara Complex – Memphis- Dahshour- Travel To Aswan By a Sleeper Train
Saqqara Complex Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast meal to meet your Egyptologist and begin a day that will make you think as a pharaoh, reaching a theory of building the pyramids. Just ride your private luxury vehicle to arrive at the 1st limestone building in history, Saqqara Pyramid, the Step Pyramid of Djoser. It is the 1st thing of developing the one-step tomb to many steps to be each step is smaller than the step beneath it, creating a shape more like a pyramid. There you can see the one-step tomb inside a pharaonic architecture dating to the 3rd century B.C. It is Sarabium Saqqara, which includes 6 Pharaonic stone coffins.
Go in where King Menes united Egypt into a single country to create the 1st unified kingdom in history, and come back with the time to (3150 BCE). It is Memphis, the first capital of Egypt from the 1st dynasty period.
Dahshour District Tour
After that, get your Lunch meal and proceed to where the thinking of the pharaohs developed to build the tombs, not not in the steps' form, but the exact shape of the pyramid. Just follow your Egyptologist to the Dahshour District, seeing a pyramid taking a wrong angle. Their history is already running towards your eyes, viewing how the pharaohs had mistaken in building the 1st pyramid in history. It is the Bent Pyramid. A few steps far away from this pyramid, you can see how the ancient Egyptian corrected their error in the previous pyramid, seeing the Red Pyramid. It is the 1st true pyramid in history. These pyramids are the original idea and theory of building all the rest pyramids in ancient Egypt, including the Giza Pyramids.
Then, move with the accompany of your Egyptologist to Sleeper train station. He/She assists you till being at your luxury cabin to take your dinner and finally, sleep for the morning in Aswan.
- Day 7
Aswan Highlights Visit Day Tour
The High Dam and Philae Temple Tour
This morning you are amid unique nature and attractive culture. You are in Aswan. Firstly, get your Breakfast meal on the train board and meet your Egyptologist. He / She waits for you in the station to accompany you to Aswan highlights. Ride the private luxury vehicle that is well-prepared for your comfort to drive through streets with simple houses, amid kind people with brown skin and smiley faces to be attracted with their alluring traditions. While you go along this enchant, you can arrive at the project that has changed Egypt's life, seeing how Nile water runs through this highest rock-fill dam globally to irrigate and feed each house in Egypt. It is the High Dam. There you can see the largest artificial lake in the world, Lake Nasser, and you can view the 1st Nile Cataract.
Then, take a taxi water or a boat to experience the 1st sailing in the heart of this historical water, the Nile River. While you are in the embrace of the pharaonic god, Hapi, the Nile River, this water that was the factor of establishing all this majesty of the ancient Egyptian civilization, you can find the jewel of the pharaonic temples appears in the heart of the Nile. It is the Temple of Osiris, Philae Temple.
The Unfinished Obelisk Visit
This temple narrates the story of three civilizations, seeing decorations that reveal great secrets that come from history. Come back to the land to visit a pharaonic engineering site. It is a great time to be inside one of the sites where the pharaohs were establishing one of their architectural magnificence. It is the Unfinished Obelisk, where you can witness how they had built this gigantic high obelisk that illuminates each temple you visit.
Then, get your lunch in a local restaurant while enjoying the stunning Aswan nature.
After that, complete your day in Aswan sailing through this charming water, to cross through fruits trees, beautiful flowers, antique plants, and birds flying over this paradise. It is the Kitchener Island. Fatimid architecture appears magically while you are in the Nile. It is the Aga Khan Mausoleum. Navigating through Aswan means that you sail through unbelievable nature. Enjoy a free night at Aswan, going to the spicy market. Finally, accompany your tour guide to an Aswan hotel to enjoy a comfortable night and a quiet sleep in a lavish room.
- Day 8
Flight to Abu Simble Temple & Free Night at Aswan
Abu Simbel Temples Tour
Firstly, get your breakfast at the hotel and be ready for an amazing internal flight to be in a holy area for the ancient Egyptians that was dedicated to Hathor. Touch this majestic historical spot with your feet to find colossal statues of Ramses II decorating a vast mountain. A temple had been carved in the belly of a mountain in a design that allows the sun to walk inside it magically on two particular dates a year to illuminate unique three statues. It is the Abu Simbel temple where you see how Ramses II hurled terror into the hearts of his enemies by carving out his colossal statues.
Then, come back to Aswan by internal flight with your guide to check in at your Nile Cruise and after that, get your lunch, entertaining the sun and the pool on the sundeck.
Finally, spend a free night in the spicy market of Aswan amid a gorgeous free tour day. Complete your night at the Nile Cruise to get your dinner and sleep in your luxury room.
- Day 9
Kom Ombo Temple Visit – Sailing to Edfu Temple
Kom Ombo Temple Tour
This morning is unique. It is the 1st day of your Nile cruise sailing. Firstly, enjoy your breakfast meal on board, seeing the beauty of the farms on the Nile banks. This view can push you to the ancient Egyptian civilization. Yes, it is the same scene as the green plants decorating the Nile valley.
Then, arrive at Kom Ombo temple. In the accompany of your Egyptologist, explore how the ancient Egyptians treated their wounded and birthed their babies. Yes, the Kom Ombo temple includes a pharaonic hospital, where you can see the ancient Egyptian surgical instruments, and by the decorations, they had carved by their hands, realize how was the medicine they had. You are in the home of god Sobek. After that, come back to your Nile cruise and enjoy the sun and the pool. Finally, get your Lunch and Dinner meals. Attend a fun Nubian party.
- Day 10
Edfu Temple Visit – Sailing to Luxor City
Edfu Temple Tour
Live the suspense with your Egyptologist, riding the horse carriage to arrive at Edfu temple to be in the 2nd largest pharaonic temple all over this glorious history. One hundred eighty years are embodied, in this well-preserved temple, to see the vibrant decoration and great complete architecture as if the pharaohs had just built it. Come back to your Nile Cruise and then, get your lunch while sailing to the magic of Isna Lock. Arrive at Luxor city, which contains one-third of world monuments. That is why it is considered the largest open-air museum globally.
So, you have to begin your tour in this great city, Theba, the capital of the new kingdom for the ancient Egyptian civilization, by visiting the top landmark in it. It is Luxor temple. It dates back to (1390–1352 BC), where you can witness the secret of Amenhotep III right in ruling Egypt, seeing decorations carved by the hands of the pharaohs. Witness by your own eyes how Amenhotep III tried to remove Hatshepsut from history. Historical actions appear in front of your eyes to see history, not listening to it.
Finally, come back to sleep on your Nile Cruise after getting your Dinner meal.
- Day 11
Karnak Temple Visit & West Luxor Landmarks Day
Karnak Temple and west Bank Tour
Firstly, get your Breakfast meal on the Cruise on board and meet your Egyptologist to check out of the Cruise and begin your day tour in the largest temple in history, it is Karnak Temple. Your way to Karnak Temple is through a road called Ram Road, paved by pharaohs and still keeping its design. After that, cross through this way while on your right and left Sphinx statues guarding you till arriving at this majestic pharaonic complex that was a religious city surrounded by a wall dating to 2000 years ago. Go through this pharaonic wall and begin your fascinating tour with your Egyptologist.
Then, proceed to west Luxor, where you are in the afterlife land of the pharaohs where the royal tombs located that were teeming with dazzling shiny treasure and decorated with vibrant, charming engravings tell how were the burial rituals for the pharaohs.
All of that you can see after going through a secret pharaonic road to arrive at royal tombs. The pharaohs hid their graves to be far away thief's hands. Just a few people, in ancient Egyptian times, knew their ways, and now you can be one of them, walking through a secret of the pharaohs to arrive at the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. You have the opportunity to enter up to three tombs at each valley.
Deir El-Bahri Temple Tour
A powerful woman, who dominated the rule of Egypt in the eighteenth dynasty, built a glorious history that she embodied on the walls of a giant temple she carved into the belly of the mountain and divided into three terraces. When walking the land of truth for the pharaohs, west Luxor, seeing a majestic temple in the embrace of a mountain decorated by giant statues and great columns, know that it is the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahri.
A few steps far away from you, you can find one of the ancient Egyptian marvels. They are Colossi of Memnon. These statues stand highly at 20-meter-high since 1350 BC, representing Amenhotep III on this throne.
Then, enjoy a free night at Luxor and go through its streets and bazaars. Finally, arrive with your Egyptologist by private vehicle at a Luxor hotel to check in and enjoy a relaxing sleep.
- Day 12
Medinet Habu Visit – Valley of the Nobles – Ramesseum Temple Tour
West Bank Tour
The charm of the west Luxor attracts you again. Firstly, get your Breakfast meal at the hotel and meet your Egyptologist to arrive where you can live the details of the Ramesses III period (1183 - 1152 BC), seeing his victories and finding the pharaonic Military ships launching powerfully in Medinet Habu. Leave this majestic temple and go to where you will be amid an open book about the daily life of the pharaohs.
There, you can be in the actual life of the ancient Egyptians and witness each detail of their daily activities by seeing the vibrant inscriptions carved by the pharaohs themselves about their life in the Valley of The Nobles. In a majestic temple, you can see how Ramses II wanted to immortalize his memory via history through an unbelievable amazing architectural masterpiece, is Ramesseum Temple.
Then, get your lunch at a local restaurant, and then transfer back to Marsa Alam, and finally, arrive back at your hotel in Marsa Alam to assist you with check-in and overnight.
- Day 13
Free Day at Leisure in Marsa Alam
Marsa Alam Free Day
Firstly, get your breakfast at the hotel and then, enjoy a free morning at leisure by the Beach.
Relaxing Day by the Red Sea, Lunch and Dinner are served at your hotel and overnight
- Day 14
Marsa Alam to Flight Back To Home
Firstly, get your breakfast meal and be ready to travel to Marsa Alam International Airport. Once you arrive at Marsa Alam airport, you will find our coordinator waiting for you to facilitate all airport procedures to fly back home peacefully and comfortably after spending a wonderful Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour, going through eras in the land of civilization amid charming nature creating unforgettable time with Egypt United Tours.
Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour Includes:
- Marsa Alam arrival & drop-off meet & assistance.
- 5 Nights Full Board Accommodation at Hotel in Marsa Alam.
- Domestic flight tickets (Marsa Alam/Cairo) (Aswan/Abu Simble/Aswan).
- 1st Class Train Ticket on board of Sleeper Train for 1 Night (Cairo to Aswan).
- Two nights accommodation at a hotel in Cairo with Bed and Breakfast.
- One-night accommodation at a hotel in Aswan with Bed and Breakfast.
- One-night accommodation at a hotel in Luxor with Bed and Breakfast.
- 3 nights & 4 days accommodation Nile Cruise (Aswan to Luxor) with Full-Board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
- 13 Breakfast meals, 12 Lunch meals, and 9 Dinner meals.
- An air-conditioned modern vehicle driven by a friendly driver accompanies you to all sites mentioned in the above itinerary.
- Well-English spoken Egyptologist accompanies you to all tour sites during your sitting in Egypt.
- Bottled water, Dinner & Lunch meals in High-quality local Restaurants during your tours and transfers.
- Taxes and Services Charges
Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour Excludes:
- Snacks Food, and drinks.
- Entrance Fees for All Sightseeings in your Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour.
- Any meal not mentioned in the above itinerary.
- Entry Visa to Egypt on Arrival.
- Any tour not mentioned in this itinerary of Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour.
- Personal spending.
- Items of Personal Nature, souvenirs internet and phone calls, etc.
- Departure flight ticket to home.
- Any fee out of the above itinerary of Marsa Alam and Nile Cruise Tour.
Tour Attractions and Highlights
Start from $2882$3170 / Person
The above rate is US Dollars per person in twin sharing.
The rate is based on the Summer season from 1st June to 31st August.
5$ 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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Egypt United Tours Payment Policy
We highly recommend early reservations to guarantee and book preferred selected accommodation. During normal season we require a 50% deposit of the full package rate minimum one month prior to your trip starting to secure and guarantee tour space.
On High Seasons, Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays, In addition, the packages that include airfare we require a 75% deposit minimum 2 Months before the tour starts.
Tour Deposit could be made by Bank Transfer to our company bank account or Credit Card.
Balance payment should be received a minimum of 15 days before your arrival in Egypt.
It’s not obligatory to tip every person giving you a service here in Egypt it's now part of Egyptian culture for appreciating your satisfaction with a good service.
Giving and Charities
We make a donation to the Egyptian Thalassemia Association ETA for every reservation.