Overview

Day 1: Arrive to Cairo.

Day 2: Fly to Luxor visit karnak & Luxor Temple.

Day 3: Visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshpsut Temple

Day 4: Visit El Kab & Edfu Temple.

Day 5: Ramadi Village and Jabal el Selsela.

Day 6: Visit Kom Ombo temple and the island of Phaile.

Day 7: Fly back to Cairo.

Day 8: Visit Saqqara & the bent Pyramid

Day 9: Visit Giza Pyramids.

Day10: Visit the Egyptian Museum and Islamic Cairo.

Day11: Final departure. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Nights 11 Days 28 Sep, 29 Sep, 30 Sep, and more Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo

Arrive at Cairo Airport. Our meet-and-assist service will take you from just outside your gate through the passport control area and help you through luggage claim and customs. Then they will accompany you to your hotel at the airport. 

Day 2: Luxor/Hotel 

Take an early flight to Luxor. Visit the temple of Karnak, the largest religious complex that was ever built for a god. The temple is dedicated to the god Amon Ra, the chief creator god in Ancient Egypt. During Karnak temple visit you will have a special access to the Opet festival temple and the glorious temple of Khonso, Two hidden gems that are rarely visiting by travelers 

After Lunch visit the Luxor temple that was predominantly built by Pharaoh Ramses the second.

Check in at your hotel and enjoy the night. (B,L) 

Day 3: Luxor/ Dahabiya Sailboat

Check-out and start the day by visiting the Valley of the Kings, hidden behind the mountains on the west bank of the Nile. Enter the tomb of King Tutankhamun and stand face to face in front of his Mummy. Also, your tour will include an access to Ramses VI, one of the most colorful tombs at the King's Valley. Visit the temple of Hatshepsut, the only female Pharaoh who dressed and ruled Egypt like a king. Have a photo stop by the huge colossi of Memnon. Drive to Esna to check-in your Private sailing boat on the Nile upon arrival set sailing till the night. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Dahabiya Sailboat 

After breakfast sail to El kab to visit the governor's tombs of the ancient city, have  lunch as you are sailing up the Nile then visit the temple of Horus at Edfu, the most intact temple from the ancient world. set sailing again up the Nile and enjoy a barbecue dinner on the bank of the river.   (B, L, D)

Day 5: Dahabiya sailboat 

Breakfast while sailing to el Ramadi , the old village of fishermen on the nile. stop there and walk around the village to learn more about the local culture away from all the crowds.  Sail to visit Jabal el Selesla a unique site to see the place where all the sandstone of Egypt was quarried from. Visit the chapel of Hormoheb over 3200 years old. Set sailing to Kom Ombo. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Dahabiya Sailboat 

After Breakfast, Visit Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to the crocodile and the falcon gods. Visit the Crocodile Mummification Museum to see crocodile mummies that are thousands of years old. set sailing one more time to Aswan and upon arrival visit the island of Philae and the temple of Isis, the goddess of love and passion in ancient Egypt.. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Aswan/ Cairo 

 

After breakfast on-board, Disembark your Nile Dahabyia and fly back to Cairo, have a day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of your hotel. (B)

Day 8 : Cairo 

Start your day by visiting Saqqara, the necropolis of Memphis and home of the Step Pyramid, the first limestone structure that was ever built. Explore its 4350 year old colored tombs. Go inside a pyramid and see the ancient Hieroglyphics engraved on its walls thousands of years ago. Your tour will include a special entry to one of the recent discovered tombs in Saqqara . Have lunch in a local restaurant then explore the oldest capital city of Egypt, Memphis. 

Visit the Bent and Red pyramids of Dahshur in the middle of nowhere so you get to experience the way how all the pyramids of Egypt used to look like.  (B,L)

 

Day 9 : Cairo  

After breakfast, visit the Giza Pyramids, the only surviving of the Seven Wonders of the World. Ride a camel out in the desert and stand in front of the imposing Sphinx, the combination of human intelligence and the strength of a lion. Have lunch overlooking the Giza Plateau. 

On the way back to the hotel have a Falucca Ride with sparkling wine during sun setting to enjoy the city from the river 

 

Day 10: Cairo

Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home of the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, more than 120,000 items. You will stand face-to-face with the Mask of King Tutankhamun. 

After lunch, you will visit Ibn Tulun Mosque, the oldest Mosque in Cairo with the largest area of land, still surviving in its original form. You will have the option of climbing up the minaret which provides a panoramic view of old Islamic Cairo.

Wrap up the day by walking through old Islamic Cairo; walk in El Muizz Street which has the greatest concentration of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world; explore the winding alleyways of the famous Khan El Khalili market, the major souk in the Islamic Cairo district. (B, L)

Day 11 : Cairo

Final transfer by our High End Representative to the Cairo Airport to travel back home with your heart filled with memories of the sights, sounds and voices of Egypt to carry with you. (B)

Accommodation
1 Night at Le Meridien Cairo airport. 1 Night at Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa. 4 Nights at Lazuli Dahabyia or similar 4 Nights at Four Seasons at Nile Plaza
Inclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Meet-and-assist service by our High End Journeys Representatives at airports
  • All airport transfers by a private luxury vehicle
  • 4 nights accommodation in a 5 star deluxe hotel in Cairo
  • 4 nights on a Sailboat Dahabyia 
  • 1 night accommodation in an airport hotel
  • 1 night accommodation in Luxor 
  • All domestic flights.
  • All entry fees for archeological sites mentioned on the tour
  • Service of an Egyptologist guide on a private tour throughout your trip
  • All meals stated on the itinerary, (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch and (D) for dinner
  • Bottled water during all tours and meals.
  • All applicable taxes and VAT

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International flights.
  • Any meal or drinks that is not mentioned
  • Entry visas to Egypt.
  • Gratuities for the guides and drivers or any other kind of tips
Pickup point
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt