About this Trip
An extreme adventure! On this tour, we covered the superb highlights of Cairo, Giza, Luxor Aswan and Alex. in adventure style boarding Nile Felucca for 2 nights, sleep on board in sleeping bags, watch the sunrise while the felucca streams down the Nile! Tour starts in Cairo, moving to Aswan by sleeper train, passing Kom Ombo & Edfu, arriving Luxor where the open air Museum, then a day trip to Alex.
Tour runs daily and could be adjusted with more or fewer nights as per you travel dates!
Day 1: Arrival Cairo, meet & assistance, overnight at hotel in Cairo.
Day 2: Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara. Overnight on board sleeper train
Day 3: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan
Day 4: Board Nile Felucca for 2 nights. Overnight on board
Day 5: Optional Abu Simbel by bus. Overnight on board
Day 6: Kom Ombo and Horus Temples at Edfu. Overnight hotel in Luxor
Day 7: West Bank (Valley of The Kings, Hatshepsut Temple). Board Sleeper train - Instead you can extend a 3 nights' stay at Hurghada
Day 8: Arrival Cairo & Visit of the Egyptian Museum. Overnight Cairo
Day 9: Full Day Alexandria, overnight at hotel in Cairo
Day 10: Departure Cairo
Day by day itinerary
Here are your daily arrangements in details! Travel Link Tours rep. will discuss it with you upon arrival! Need to discuss more options? Please call the experts
Upon arrival our friendly rep. will be met and assisted through formalities, transfer to your selected hotel in Cairo, enjoy a night in the presence of the status who witnessed 7000 years of civilization as your hotel is located at Pyramids area.
Overnight: Cairo / Meals: No included meals.
A new day is a start of a new adventure! Get ready for a breathtaking trip to The Great Pyramids of Giza, only survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World. With an included visit to Sakara watching Zhoser's step Pyramid. Enjoy tasting Egyptian food, lunch meal will be served at a local restaurant en route. Will transfer you to the train station for an enjoyable ride to Aswan.
Overnight: On board Train / Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Arrival Aswan, smooth check-in at your hotel. Will start today's visit with the "High Dam" built in 1960 for better storage of the water for irrigation purposes, followed by a short boat trip to "Philae Temple", as the center for worship of the goddess Isis, it has attracted pilgrims from all over the ancient world.
Aswan looks really spectacular by night; you will have time at leisure to visit the colorful souqs.As an option you can enjoy a Dinner at the Nubian Village in Aswan, you will be picked up to sail on the Nile by a motorboat to the Nubian Village, located on Western Bank of the River Nile in Aswan; right opposite to Soheil Island, you will pass by the First Cataract of Aswan, this eccentric tour will let you encounter with a Nubian family & learn more about their simple lifestyle, culture & traditions, you will enjoy a dinner with hot drink on the Nubian way ; why don't you try getting your tattoo (Henna)? After this tour, you will e transferred to hotel for overnight.
Overnight: Hotel Aswan / Meals: Breakfast
Afternoon time is when we start a new adventure, board a Nile felucca for 2 nights' passageway downstream on the mighty Nile River. Enjoy the sights & the mighty Nile flowing smoothly over rocks, surrounded by planted area both sides. What a stunning view! We will arrange en route stopovers for swimming & visiting local villages.
Overnight: Felucca adventure style / Meals: breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Early morning road trip to the superb rock-cut Temples of Abu Simbel, built by King Ramses the second & considered by the UNESCO world heritage site; defined as Nubian Shrines; early in the morning will give you a wake-up call to meet up with our guide for this unique experience, it takes almost 3 hours to arrive there; it is an enormous way to watch the Nubian desert and the sunrise. Both temples originally were carved out of a mountain in Aswan. It was designed so that twice a year the sun lays its rays on the status (February 22nd & October 23rd); said to be the birthday & coronation day of the King.
Overnight: Felucca adventure style / Meals: breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Disembark felucca, enjoy a guided tour to Kom Ombo Temple and Horus Temples at Edfu. Check into a well selected 5* star hotel, spend this afternoon is free at leisure.
Tonight, you can optionally visit the famed Luxor Temple (tour could be booked/paid on the spot).
Overnight: Luxor / Meals: Breakfast
Early in the morning, it will be a good choice to drift over Luxor City enjoying hot air balloon ride by sunrise as an option. A different overview of ancient Thebes, the extraordinary landscape, Mighty Nile River, Luxor monuments & local villages waking up early to start their day! This visit should be arranged early in the morning just to avoid the Sun Heat. It takes around 45 minutes & we classify it as a "Never to be missed adventure"!
Included visit to the tombs of Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut or as we call it in Egypt "Deir El Bahary". Included visit to Karnak Temple, Transfer to train station for a ride back to Cairo.
Overnight: On board Train / Meals: Breakfast & dinner
Arrival Cairo, visit The Egyptian Museum which has been always known to be the home to an extensive collection (more than 180,000 items). With the breathtaking jewelry room & the well-known treasures of King Tutankhamen & his legendary solid golden death mask. More secrets at the mummification room ...entry could be arranged on the spot... Rest of the day free at leisure...
Optional: Dinner on board Nile Cruise; sailing for two hours; offering a tanoura show dance. Folkloric show with the live band while enjoying your dinner.
Overnight: Hotel in Cairo / Meals: Breakfast.
Get ready for a new adventure, it will take almost three hours to get to the north to visit Egypt’s second largest city "Alexandria". City founded by Alexander the Great; offering many exceptional attractions.
Will spend the day exploring the vestiges of a bygone age. First, Pompey's Pillar, Kom El Shokafa, Alexandria National Museum, visit the only Roman Amphitheatre built in Egypt and proceed to the modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Citadel of Qaitbay, built on the exact place of ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, will be your next stop; a fortress facing the sea; it is an exceptional view! Once we complete the tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Overnight: Hotel in Cairo / Meals: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch en route at a local restaurant.
Prices and Dates
Check the date that suits your travel plans the best! For more options , call our travel experts or chat with us.
We listed here your "Plan A" for the lodging arrangements which are linked to this specific itinerary. Due to availability; we might offer you different hotel (s) / Nile Cruise, the same category which will be indicated on your final offer. Moreover; we can customize accommodation to match your preferred style.
We listed here our suggested optional tours, guided day trips & activities that you might like to enjoy during your free time; most of these tours suits your itinerary; while others may depend on your arrival & departure timing, feel free to discuss it with your travel expert!
Temples are believed to be built during the 19th Dynasty Pharaoh Ramses II; they are actually two individual Temples, greater of them has been dedicated to the God Amun, Ptah, Re-Horakhty.
Temples are not really built; as a matter of fact, it has been carved out of living rocks standing for 98 feet & 115 feet long! At the entrance you will find four seated colossi of Ramses; each of them is almost 66 feet high. Join Abu Simbel Day tour from Aswan, by ac vans, a private tour guide who will tell you more about the rock-carved temples of Abu Simbel.Book Now & get the best price!
Here are the most frequently asked questions which we find of an interest; did not find your answer yet? Why don't you call the expert…We are here to help!
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If you are inside the hotel or on board cruise, then you are able to put on tank tops or shorts.
For the Nile Cruise; it is considered a lifetime experience where you spend at least 3 nights on board from Aswan to Luxor or vice versa, it will take you while sailing on the mighty Nile with a magnificent view of palm planted area surrounding both sides. You can always enjoy sun deck relaxation time; an enjoyable Nubian show is usually performed on your last night spent on board.
One more piece of info. that we can never escape; all meals on board are included (Breakfast, lunch & dinner), starting with lunch & ending with breakfast. Also, it is good to know that Nile cruise saves transportation from Kom Ombo, Edfu & Esna to reach Luxor and vice versa.
Stating a fact; cruise sails through fixed sailing dates, set number of nights as well (3, 4, 5 & 7 nights, available in different categories starting with simple up to ultra-deluxe ones), providing stopovers for sightseeing spots in each destination.
As for land arrangements; it provides you with more time to spend in each destination, more spots, optional tours to enjoy. Between Luxor & Aswan and vice versa; there is more than an option to get transported like sitting train or air-conditioned private transfers.
Which option do we recommend?
Your travel consultant will discuss options with you and advise the best; based on your dream about the booked trip, your flight timing & how long your stay is.
If you are a SOLO traveler; the price of your package will be based on single arrangements costs; like private arrival and departure transfers, day tours, the cost of Egyptology guide and so on.
In case you are joining a group tour and you prefer privacy; you will be paying additional only for the accommodation to enjoy single room or cabin.
During 2011 till 2016 tourists who visited Egypt reached more than 500 thousand, Yes more than 500'000 safe & happy customer. We can add to that the celebrity that visited Egypt and was truly excited about their trips since 2011 until February 2017.
The stunning Mariah Carey visited in 2010, the American actor Vin Diesel, who paid a visit in 2011,Mariah Carey, Jean Claude Van Damme who had fascinating photos during his visit to the Pyramids, Enrique Iglesias during 2014, Morgan Freeman who was here to shoot a movie for national Geographic channel, Yanni, Messi & Will Smith who really enjoyed each and every part of his trip to Egypt!
Starting from $799
Giza Great Pyramid, Sphinx, Sakkara, High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, Optional Abu Simbel Day trip, Optional Hot Air Balloon, Felucca Nile Ride in adventure style, Kom Ombo, Edfu Temple, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egyptian Museum, Pompey's Pillar, Kom El Shokafa, Alexandria National Museum, Saladin Citadel, facilities boat along with felucca ride, accommodation at 4* nice & clean hotels