Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cairo/Aswan
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan. (1B, 1D)
Day 3 Aswan
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family. (1B, 1D)
Day 4 Aswan
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. (1B)
Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak. (1B)
Day 7 Luxor
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. (1B, 1L)
Day 8 Luxor/Cairo
Fly back to Cairo where the tour ends on arrival in the morning. (1B)
Enjoy dinner with a local family
Spend the night on a felucca
Explore ancient temples and monuments
Hunt for deals in the bazaars
Gaze at the pyramids and mysterious Sphinx.
All This Included
This journey through Egypt packs in the best of culture and adventure in eight energetic days. Explore the ancient sites along the Nile and discover the most famous of them all, the Great Pyramids of Giza. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you sample some traditional fare with a Nubian family in a local village. Feel the buzz of vibrant bazaars in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to relax and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.
Local Living: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan Local Living: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor
Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and guided tour
Egyptian Museum entrance and guided tour
Nubian village visit
Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat
Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour
Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride
Colossi of Memnon visit
All entrance fees to included monuments
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Simple hotels (5 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt).
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners.
Transportation: Private air-con van, train, felucca, donkey, plane, walking.
Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Accommodations on this Tour
Simple hotels (5 nts)
Sleeper train (1 nt)
Felucca with support boat for toilet/showers (1 nt)
Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12
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.