Explore The Best Of Egypt By A Long Nile Cruise from Cairo to Luxor

A unique long sailing tour From Cairo to Luxor takes you from the miracles of the Giza Pyramids and the shiny treasures of the Egyptian museum to sail amid the precious pharaonic temples. This Long Nile Cruise from Cairo to Luxor is a journey that dates back to ancient Egypt, to live like a pharaoh and transfer amid the majesty of ancient Egypt until arriving at the magnificence of Thebe, Luxor now.

This Long Nile Cruise from Cairo to Luxor is a perfect way to charmingly experience a long relaxing sailing that arrives you at most top Egypt attractions, starting from Cairo sightseeing to Minya, Sohag, Qena, and Luxor.

Each historical spot takes you to its fantastic to be in the heart of events of a great era of ancient Egypt. This Long Nile Cruise from Cairo to Luxor escorts you to Egypt Pyramids, Old Cairo, Tuna El Gabal, Bani Hassan Tombs, Tell Al Amarna, Abydos Temple, Dendera Temple. And also, Luxor’s top attractions; Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, Hatshepsut Temple, and Valley of the Kings.

from $4275/ Person

Trip Summary

Tour Starts: Cairo
Tour Ends: Luxor
Trip Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
Accommodation: Included
Tour Category: Nile Cruise Tours
Trip Theme: Egypt Nile Tours
Cities to Visit: Cairo - Giza - Luxor
Tour Difficulty: Easy
Available for Handicap: Yes
Group Size: Any
Style: Comfort - Culture- Enjoyment


  • Day 1

    Arrival at Cairo

    Nile Cruise Embarking

    Our professional pickup service waits for you at Cairo airport to find your tour manager is on your flight arrival, ready to finalize all your airport formalities. After that, your luggage is carried on a private air-conditioned vehicle. Take your comfortable seat in this private vehicle. Then, with the accompany of your tour manager, arrive at the Nile Cruise.
    Your private tour manager finalizes your check-in procedures on the Nile Cruise. Spend a lovely time with the magical view of the Nile onboard your Nile Cruise.

    Overnight In Cairo- Your Day Includes Dinner Meal.

  • Day 2

    Cairo Pyramids Day Tour

    Giza Pyramids – Sphinx- Saqqara Pyramid- Memphis - Dahshour Pyramids

    First of all, relish a tasty breakfast on board your Nile Cruise. After that, your private Egyptologist takes you on a journey amid pharaonic architectural genius while the mysteries of the pharaohs here and there; a spots full of the pharaohs’ magic and wonders. It is the Giza Pyramids Plateau to be in the heart of the golden era of ancient Egypt and its majesty.
    Visit the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, and Pyramid of Menkaure. You have the opportunity to visit the Khufu Pyramid from inside. And also, you meet six pyramids dedicated to the old kingdom queens and the Mortuary Temple of Khafre.
    Then, meet this legendary pharaonic guard and the puzzles around it, the Great Statue of the Sphinx. From panorama Pyramids where you take dazzling photos with this majesty of ancient Egypt, your pyramids tour ends. But still, your journey continues in the old kingdom of ancient Egypt.

    At first, enjoy a delicious Egyptian lunch meal at a local restaurant view the Giza Pyramids. After that, your Egyptologist escorts you to the Saqqara pyramid to see the first limestone structure in the history of mankind, and the first form of the pyramid, The Step Pyramid of King Djoser.

    Then, to the first capital in ancient Egypt and the open-air pharaonic museum, Memphis tour, where you meet giant pharaonic statues.

    After that, you visit Dahshour Pyramids, where the first attempts of building a correct-formed pyramid were set, viewing the Bent Pyramid & the Red Pyramid.

    Next, your Egyptologist accompanies you back to your Nile Cruise. Spend a relaxing night on board your Nile cruise with a lovely dinner meal.

    Overnight In Cairo- Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 3

    Cairo Sightseeing Day Tour

    Egyptian Museum – Old Cairo Day Tour

    Firstly, have a delicious breakfast meal on board your Nile Cruise. After that, your Egyptologist escorts you to Tahrir Square, the heart of Cairo, to visit the Egyptian museum, wandering amid two floors teeming with the Pharaonic shiny artifacts and treasures, including Tut collection and rare artifacts.

    Then, you return back to your Nile cruise for a relaxing time and lunch meal. After that, your Egyptologist escorts you to Old Cairo, crossing Babylon castle to visit the historical churches and walk in the same footsteps of the Holy Family to arrive at St. Sergius and Bacchus Church, then to the Hanging Church, and finally, Ben Ezra Synagogue.

    After that, visit the first Islamic architecture was set in Egypt, Amr ibn al-Aas mosque.

    Finally, your Egyptologist returns you back to your Nile Cruise for dinner.

    Overnight In Cairo- Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 4

    Sail To Beni Suef

    A fantastic day to spend a relaxing, unforgettable sailing for around 12 hours. Enjoy your day.

    Overnight In Beni Suef - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 5

    Sailing to Minya

    Another relaxing sailing day to Minya, this city that is full of majestic monuments and landmarks.

    Overnight In Minya - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 6

    Minya Attractions Day Tour

    Tuna El Gabal & Bani Hassan

    Enjoy your breakfast meal. After that, your Egyptologist takes you to visit the ancient Egyptian gods in Tuna El Gabal amid dazzling ancient Egyptian Pharaonic, Ptolemaic, Greco, and Roman designs. Your visit includes the necropolis of Khmun, the Tomb of Petosiris, the tomb of Isadora, and the sacred catacombs of Thoth.

    After that, your Egyptologist returns you back to have your lunch meal on board your Nile Cruise.

    Then, your Egyptologist escorts you to be amid the real pharaonic life, seeing accurate details of the pharaonic world via vibrant inscriptions that they had carved by their hands in the tombs of Bani Hassan.
    Your visit includes the Tomb of Baqet III, Tomb of Khety, Tomb of Amenemhet, and Tomb of Khnumhotep II.
    After that, your Egyptologist accompanies you back to your Nile Cruise for a dinner meal and a relaxing time.

    Overnight In Minya - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 7

    Minya Sightseeing

    Sailing To Tel El Amarna

    A charming morning in the heart of the Nile for a relaxing sailing to this ancient Egyptian capital that had witnessed a religious revolution by the leading of this great pharaonic king, Akhenaton. Tall Al Amarna that had changed the ancient Egyptian religious beliefs and caused great changes in ancient Egypt. A magical spot is full of monuments and ancient Egyptian homes and the Great Palace of King Akhenaten.

    First of all, you have your breakfast, and then your Egyptologist escorts you to Tell El Amarna. Next, you return back to your Nile Cruise for a lovely sailing to Assiut.

    From your Nile Cruise board, a beautiful landmark shines to enjoy seeing it while you are in the heart of the Nile; it is Prince Tawadros Monastery.

    Overnight In Assyut - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 8

    Sailing to Sohag

    Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the sailing, and a night party on your Nile Cruise board.

    Overnight In Sohag - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 9

    Sailing to Qena

    Temple of Ramses II at Abydos

    Full day sailing to Qena, visit Abydos Temple by the accompany of your Egyptologist to witness the glory of this pharaonic temple with its unique architectural plan, the beauty of its bright inscriptions, the splendor of its vivid colors, in addition to the rare drawings.

    After that, your Nile Cruise completes the sailing to Naga Hammadi Bridges.

    Overnight In Qena - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 10

    Qena Sightseeing Day Tour

    Firstly, have your breakfast and relish the sailing to Qena. After that, your Egyptologist escorts you to a magnificent pharaonic façade that takes you to the dazzle of ancient Egypt amid great statues, precious decorations, and inscriptions; it is the magic of Hathor city Dendera Temple.

    After that, return back to your Nile Cruise for a lunch meal and a lovely sailing to Luxor.

    Overnight In Luxor - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 11

    Luxor Sightseeing Day Tour

    A day amid the majesty of Thebes, the ancient Egyptian capital that includes one-third of the world monuments. From the magic of the west bank, Theben Necropolis, meet these great pharaonic royal tombs with their charming decorations in the Valley of the Kings and live an unforgettable time amidst the secrets of the pharaohs. Then, the glory of this magnificent temple that was carved in the heart of a mountain in a genius way appears amazingly to take you to the reign of this woman that ruled ancient Egypt powerfully; it is the Temple of Hatshepsut.

    After that, the dazzle of the east bank of Luxor, where the daily life of the pharaohs was, attracts you to visit the largest temple in ancient Egypt, Karnak Temple. Next, you visit The Luxor temple and wander amid the eras of Amenhotep III (1390-52 BC), Tutankhamun (1336-27 BC), Horemheb (1323-1295 BC) and Rameses II (1279-13 BC).

    Finally, your representative returns you back to your Nile Cruise.

    Overnight In Luxor - Your Day Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals.

  • Day 12

    Departure Day to Home

    The Last Day of This Nile Cruise From Cairo To Luxor Itinerary

    Have a lovely breakfast in the morning on the Nile Cruise board. After that, your representative facilitates your check-out to go ahead to Luxor airport for the departure to home.


the itinerary package includes

  • Meet and assist from Cairo airport.
  • Two transfers from /to Cairo & Luxor airport via private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • 12-day full-board accommodation in a lovely Nile Cruise.
  • Transfers from your Nile Cruise to all sites and landmarks that are mentioned in the itinerary by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Egyptologist accompanies you throughout the itinerary to all the mentioned sites and activities.
  • Tickets and entrance fees to all the sites and landmarks in the itinerary.
  • 11 breakfast meals, 10 Lunch meals, 11 dinner meals.
  • Bottled water.
  • Drop off service at Luxor airport.
  • Taxes & service charges.


the itinerary package excludes

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Any sites/activities/meals do not be mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal needs & Tipping.

Tour Attractions and Highlights

Package Price

Start from $4275$4550  / Person

Package Prices

“Top-Rated Long Nile Cruise From Cairo To Luxor ” 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


  • 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.