Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 Cairo/Alexandria
Embark on a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Continue to the historic Mediterranean city of Alexandria. (1B)
Day 3 Alexandria
Spend the day exploring this ancient seaside city, including Pompey's Pillar, the catacombs, and the new Alexandria Library. (1B)
Day 4 Alexandria/Cairo
Head back to Cairo with a tour inside the monasteries of Wadi Natrun en route. Visit the Egyptian Museum with the option to see the mummy room before boarding our overnight sleeper train to Aswan. (1B, 1D)
Day 5 Cairo/Aswan
Arrive early to Aswan and opt to explore the busy Aswan market. Later, take a scenic felucca ride on the Nile to a Nubian village and enjoy a home cooked dinner with locals. (1B, 1D)
Day 6 Aswan
Early in the morning, fly to the famed temples of Abu Simbel for a guided tour. Later, board our river cruise ship for the night. Opt to visit the Aswan high dam. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 7 Aswan/Kom Ombo
Spend 2 days floating down the Nile on a luxury river boat with guided tours of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples en route. In between excursions, relax on the outside decks with a drink, watching the passing desert sands. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 8 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy an excursion in Edfu, travelling by horse-drawn buggy to visit the very well preserved Temple of Horus. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 9 Luxor
Visit the Colossi of Memnon and enjoy guided tours of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut followed by lunch with a local family. (1B, 1L)
Day 10 Luxor
Enjoy an excursion to the magnificent temple of Karnak. In the afternoon, use free time to explore the Luxor Temple or museums. (1B)
Day 11 Luxor/Cairo
Catch a flight back to Cairo and opt to visit the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, tour Coptic Cairo, or enjoy a dinner on a floating restaurant on the Nile. (1B)
Day 12 Cairo
Depart at any time. (1B)
Visit some of the most revered wonders of the ancient world with a certified Egyptologist
Marvel at the Pyramids of Giza and the temples of Abu Simbel
Savour a traditional Nubian dinner in a local village
Bargain with the locals in bazaars and markets
All This Included
Encompassing Egypt’s greatest highlights and a 3-day luxury Nile cruise, this adventure enhances a wide variety of included activities with the expertise of our CEOs, through whom you’ll gain a greater appreciation of the region’s history and archaeological finds. Discover the secrets of the Great Pyramids and explore the Valley of the Kings, then meet local people and share a traditional meal. A combination of sleeper train, air-conditioned transport and domestic flights will get you to the sights—and your comfortable accommodations—quickly and conveniently. From ancient history to bustling modern Cairo, embark on an incredible journey to the very heart of Egypt.
Local Living: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan Local Living: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor
All entrance fees to included monuments
Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
Visit the Alexandria Library, Catacombs and Pompey’s Pillar
Guided visit of the Egyptian Museum
Flights and tour of Abu Simbel
Felucca sail to a Nubian village with community walk
Three-night Nile Cruise
Tour of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
Visit the Colossi of Memnon
Excursion to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and Karnak Temples
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Comfort hotels (7 nts), Nile cruise boat (3 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).
11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners.
Transportation: Private air-conditioned van, train, felucca, Nile cruise boat, plane, walking.
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Accommodations on this Tour
Comfort hotels (7 nts)
Nile cruise boat (3 nts)
Sleeper train (1 nt)
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package, at the price quoted.