8-Day Egypt Sightseeing Excursion with Nile River Cruise

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Cairo International Airport to Cairo International Airport

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Join our 5* Nile Cruise, full board accommodation and experience our Egyptian exploration trip. Here you can visit the Great giza pyramids, the temples along the River Nile and the royal burial chambers in Luxor. First class transport and travel guide will accompany you to all excursions.
DAY 1 - Exciting CairoAfter arrival to Cairo international airport you will be picked up by our tour leader. Then you will be checking in to our 4* hotel. The night will be spent in Cairo where you can either relax or take part of the exciting night life that Cairo has to offer.DAY 2 - Wonders of the World, The Pyramids and the SphinxAfter a lovely breakfast you will be picked up by our tour guide to visit the Sphinx and the famous pyramids in Giza to discover the fascinating history of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, then you will be transferred to the train station for an over night sleeping train.DAY 3 - The first day of the cruise on the world longest river - The Temple of Karnak and LuxorIn the morning our tour leader will pick us up from the train station in Luxor, First we check in to our 5 * Nile cruise and then you'll get a guided tour of the the temple of Karnak and Luxor. In the evening you'll get a lovely dinner on this amazing cruise ship one of the Niles finest. We'll spend the night on board the cruise in Luxor.DAY 4 - The temple of HatshepsutAfter our breakfast buffet we'll visit the Valley of the Kings and queens, the place where the mighty pharaohs chose their last resting ground. The tour continuous with the burial grounds of Hatshepsut. Next we sail to Essna and spend the night on board the Cruise.DAY 5 - KomOmbo and The AMAZING Temple of Hours In the morning we'll continue sailing along the river to Egypt's best preserve temple, the temple of Hours and is the second largest temple in Egypt after Karnak. In the courtyard you will se the impressive black granite statues of Hours. Then we set sail for KomOmbo and visit the only double temple in Egypt, with one side dedicated to the god Haroesis and the other side to Sobek. The design is almost perfectly symmetrical.DAY 6 -The Beautiful island of PhilaeWe continue sailing to the Aswan Dam and the Island of Philae where you'll find Egypt's most beautiful temple, the temple of Isis. Here we'll also see the originally two granite obelisks. The evening is free to enjoy your last night on this fantastic vessel or take a stroll in Aswan.then you will be transferred to the train station, for an over night trainDAY 7 - back to exciting CairoArrival to Cairo train station, meet, assist and then transfer to your hotel in Cairo for check in. the rest of the day is free, may be shopping at north Africa’s biggest bazaar the Khan El Kalili Bazaarover night at the hotel.DAY 8 - The Egyptian museumAfter we check out of our hotel we'll visit the world famous Egyptian museum, we'll be picked up by our tour leader and transferred to Cairo's international airport and we'll fly home to England with unforgettable memories of Egypt.

What’s included

  • Full board accommodations in our 5 star Nile cruise (intercontinental open buffet) with a view of the Nile from Luxor to Aswan
  • Your own guide who will accompany you to all the sights and tell you the fascinating and exciting history of Egypt

What’s not included

  • drinks during the cruise
  • lunch or dinners during your stay in Cairo
  • Sleeping train


  • Excellent value for money
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water