Overview

Day 1: Arrive to Cairo

Day 2: Visit the Giza Pyramids,Sphinx and the Grand Egyptian Museum

Day 3: Visit Saqqara necropolis and Islamic Cairo

Day 4: Fly to Abu Simbel, and overnight in Aswan.

Day 5: Philae Temple, Falucca Sailboat ride and Embark your cruise. 

Day 6: Visit Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples. 

Day 7:Visit Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, karnak& Luxor temples. 

Day 8: Drive to the Red Sea and overnight.

Day 9: Relax on the Red Sea. 

Day 10: Relax on the Red Sea and Fly Back to Cairo.

Day 11:Final departure.

10 Nights 11 Days 22 Oct, 23 Oct, 24 Oct, and more
Highlights

Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Stroll through the old Islamic quarter of Cairo and the famous Khan El Khalili market.

Explore the necropolis of Saqqara and enjoy the ancient colors.

Visit the imposing temple of Abu Simbel.

Enjoy a traditional Felucca Sailboat on the Nile, explore the wonderful temple of Philae in Aswan.

Enjoy a 3 nights sailing down the Nile on a Luxury Cruise. 

Visit the Crocodile temple of Kom Ombo.

Explore the ancient city of Luxor and immerse yourself in its wonders.

Relax on a Red Sea Resort. 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival 

Arrive at Cairo Airport. Our meet-and-assist service will take you through the passport control area, assist with your luggage and customs, and then our representative will accompany you to your hotel in Cairo overlooking the Nile.  

 

Day 2: Grand Egyptian Museum/Giza Pyramids 

Visit the Grand Egyptian Museum, the largest museum in the world for one single civilization.  You will stand face-to-face with the Golden Mask of the boy King Tutankhamun. You will be dazzled with the amount of treasures and artifacts that this museum holds  

After  lunch in a local authentic restaurant, Visit the Giza Pyramids, the only surviving wonder of the Seven Wonders of the World. Ride a camel out in the desert to have an amazing view for the pyramids from a distance. Then, stand in front of the imposing Sphinx, the combination of human intelligence and the strength of a lion. Enjoy your included dinner in a local authentic restaurant. (B,L,D)

 

Day 3: Saqqara/Islamic Cairo

Start your day by visiting Saqqara, the necropolis of Memphis, home of the step pyramid, the first limestone structure ever built. Explore its 4350 years old colored tombs. Get the chance to go inside a pyramid and see the ancient Hieroglyphics that have been engraved on its walls for thousands of years. Your tour will include an off-beaten-track visit to the tomb of Mihu and the tomb of the butchers.

Then after lunch, visit Ibn Tulun Mosque. The oldest existing mosque in Cairo with an amazing unique design and yet still surviving in its original form. You can even climb up the minaret which provides a panoramic view of the whole old part of the city. 

Wrap up your day by walking through the old streets of Islamic Cairo; walk in El Muizz Street which is like an open-air museum filled with medieval architectural marvels and treasures; explore the winding alleyways of the famous Khan El Khalili market, the major souk in the Islamic Cairo district (B,L)

 

Day 4: Cairo/Abu Simbel/Aswan

After breakfast, Check- out and drive to the airport to fly  to Abu Simbel temple on the southern border of Egypt. This site is the home of two massive rock temples dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses the second and his wife Nefertari. See the gigantic statues of the pharaoh standing for over 3200 years, flanking the entrance to one of the most impressive temples in Egypt. Afterwards, fly to Aswan. Check-in your hotel then end up your day on a legendary felucca sailboat ride down the Nile enjoying a sparkling wine during sunset. (B)




Day 5: Aswan/Nubian Village 

After breakfast, Check-out and enjoy a relaxing visit to the temple of Isis, located on the island of Philae. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of love and passion in ancient Egypt. Then check-in your cruise and have lunch on-board. Afterwards, You will go to explore the Nubian village and get connected to the local culture . (B,L,D)

 

Day 6: Kom Ombo/Edfu/Cruise

As you are having breakfast, sail down the Nile and visit the temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile and the falcon gods. Stop at the Crocodile Mummification Museum, where you will see the crocodile mummies that are thousands of years old. Lunch will be served onboard the cruise ship. The next stop will be the temple of Horus at Edfu, the most intact temple from the ancient world. (B,L,D)

 

Day 7: Luxor/Cruise

Start the day by visiting the Valley of the Kings, hidden behind the mountains on the west bank of the Nile. Your tour will include the entry of the tomb of king Tutankahamon and the tomb of Ramses VI. Next, visit the temple of Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh who dressed and ruled like a king. Have a photo stop by the huge Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, 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. Then visit the Luxor temple that was predominantly built by Pharaoh Ramses the second. (B,L,D)

 

Day 8:  Qena/Red Sea

After breakfast, drive to Qena on the way to the Red Sea. The drive is a journey on its own, for you will drive among local villages enjoying daily life scenery.

In Qena you will admire the stunning colors of the Temple of Dendera, The temple is dedicated to Hathor the goddess of joy, laughter and music. 

Lunch boxes will be provided for the drive. Upon arrival to the Red Sea, time to Check-in and Relax at your resort. (B,L)

 

Day 9: Red Sea Resort

Today is a time to Relax and enjoy your resort. Or you may like to have a snorkeling day trip to enjoy the Corals of the Red sea. (B)

 

Day 10: Red Sea Resort/Cairo

After breakfast, have a relaxing morning. Check-out and get ready to travel back to Cairo for one more night at Le Meridien Cairo Airport before you will travel back home. (B)

 

Day 11: Final Departure

After breakfast, have a short walk  to the international terminal to travel back home with your heart filled with memories of the sights, sounds, and voices of Egypt to carry with you. (B)

Accommodation

We have two different categories of accommodation:

Affordable Luxury -Staring from $3,795 USD per person

CAIRO: Kempinski Nile Hotel -Garden City (Nile Deluxe Room)

ASWAN: Movenpick Aswan Hotel (Superior Nile View Room)

CRUISE: M/S MayFair (Deluxe Cabin)

HURGHADA: Movenpick El Gouna Resort (Deluxe Room)

CAIRO: Le Meridien Cairo Airport (Deluxe Room)

Premium Luxury-Starting from $5,999 USD per person

CAIRO: Four Seasons at Nile Plaza (Nile View Room)

ASWAN: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel (Luxury Nile Wing Room)

CRUISE: M/S Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruiser (Luxury Cabin)

HURGHADA: Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh Resort (Superior Deluxe Suite)

CAIRO: Le Meridien Cairo Airport (Deluxe Room)

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 vehicle.

  • 3 nights accommodation in a 5-stars Luxury hotel in Cairo.

  • 1 nights accommodation in a 5-star Luxury hotel in Aswan.

  • 3 night accommodation in a 5-stars Luxury cruise line.

  • 2 night accommodation in a 5-star Luxury Resort on the Red Sea

  • 1 night accommodation in a 5-star Luxury airport hotel.

  • All domestic flights during your tour.

  • All entry fees of 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

  •  Unlimited use of bottled water during all tours and meals.

  • 24/7 High End Journeys On-call Support.

  • All applicable taxes and VAT

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International flight tickets. 
  • Any extra drinks during meals. 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities for guides, cruise staff, drivers or any other kind of tips