Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative, then transfer you to your hotel.Our rep will help you settle in, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show, or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show(optional).
This morning, your private guide will pick up you for a full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Saqqara. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, this is the oldest pyramid in Egypt 4800 B.c, built by King Djoser, before exploring the famous pyramids at Giza.
Stop for lunch break(optional)then, continue visiting the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx; these structures that have stood tall for 4500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind, enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures. You’ll find your local Egyptology guide a wealth of knowledge and full of enthusiasm about Egyptian history, and their country in general.
Back to your Hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Day 3: Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo
Start with early morning pick-up for a full day tour to Alexandria from Cairo. Tour Alexandria’s most significant and fascinating spots with your private tour guide. See the Greek and Roman masterpieces ruins at the National Museum, descend into the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, with the beautiful artworks, visit the Roman Theater, take in views from the 15-century fortifications at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Explore the New Alexandria library at your own pace. Drive Back in comfort to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.
Lunch is optional in this tour.
Day 4: Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo)
Take your breakfast, then, start your day tour to the Egyptian Museum; home to the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit, see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.
Have lunch at a local restaurant(optional) before exploring some of the most famous churches in Cairo. Travel to the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. Both these churches were built into the walls of the Babylon Fortress and their remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures. Visit the Church of St Sergius next before driving back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Egypt Gift Tours representative will transfer you to Cairo Airport to take your flight to Aswan. Once in Aswan our licensed tour guide will meet and assist you at Aswan Airport to be transferred by A/C van to your 5 stars Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board. Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric. Proceed to visit the Graeco Roman Temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for dinner, folkloric show, and Overnight in Aswan.
Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 and we don’t want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.
Around 4:30 am, you will be picked up for Abu Simbel Temples Trip(Sharing a small group). This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded. Drive for about 3 hours, to be met by your Egyptology guide; who will escort you to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel, telling you the stories and the history of the iconic sights of ancient Egypt. Back to the cruise by noon time. Have lunch and be ready for the cruise navigation by afternoon heading to Kom Ombo city where to visit the amazing Temple Of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods: Horus (the falcon god) and Sobek (the crocodile god). Also, you will get to visit the Crocodile Museum. Get back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.
After your breakfast, enjoy Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck. Passing through the Esna lock to Luxor; built on and around the ancient site of Thebes, and has the greatest concentration of ancient ruins in the Nile Valley, if not the world. Across the Nile lies the City of the Dead, with its mortuary temples and rock carved tombs. To the east stand the Temples of Luxor and Karnak. Late in the afternoon, arrive at Luxor harbor, to visit Luxor Temple which is in the center of town and is colorfully lit up by night and where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.
Breakfast and check out to start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the new kingdom carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies. Then to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Lunchtime in a local restaurant (optional). Then to visit the massive temple of Karnak. It was linked to the town of Luxor by a long sphinx lined avenue. Inside the large courtyard are three temples. The much photographed Hypo-style Hall has an impressive 134 towering columns, each is carved with scenes of gods and pharaohs, and hieroglyphic inscriptions cover the walls. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor to check and overnight.
Take your breakfast, then start your journey to Hurghada by a private A/C vehicle or local bus; for approx. 4 hours driving. Arrive by noon, at Hurghada 5-star Resort to check in for 3 nights or 4 nights, relax on the beach and enjoy swimming in the crystal water. Accommodation for 3 nights or 4 nights with all inclusive service included. Feast on open buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.
Have peace of mind and enjoy a full day snorkeling trip at Giftun Island (optional) to explore the most beautiful coral reef in the world, enjoy swimming, fishing and too much fun. With door-to-door transport and buffet lunch included.
(Optional Snorkeling Trip in Giftun Island from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm)
Early morning, check out from your hotel and transfer to Hurghada airport for the 1 hour flight to Cairo. Cairo’s Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace. or have a chance to visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha At Salah Al Din Citadel.
(you need to choose either Khan Al Khalil Bazaars or The Citadel)
Our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.
Explore all that Egypt has to offer in 14 days beginning and ending in Cairo, Egypt’s capital. Travel to Egypt and experience the history and culture on a tour that explores Cairo, cruises along the Nile and visits Luxor, Alexandria and the coastal town of Hurghada. Be humbled by the grandeur of the pyramids, step back in time at magnificent pharaonic tombs, then jump on board your 5-star Nile Cruise to sail in style! take a 4-day cruise down the legendary Nile River and learn about the mystery and beauty of these ancient lands in person. Discover Abu Simbel; this magnificent monument carved out of the mountainside, dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses II and his queen, Nefertari. Enjoy a taste of relaxation and adventure in the Red Sea, swim and opt to snorkel or scuba dive in the clear coastal waters.
Relax on the beautiful sandy beach and enjoy the crystal water of the Red Sea in Hurghada 5-star all inclusive services Resort. Tour includes 2-nights in a 4-star hotel, 3-nights Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor with Abu Simbel trip(sharing a group), 2 nights in Hurghada, Sleeping train and airport transfers.
Note: The Nile Cruise from Aswan every Sundays/Mondays/Wednesdays or Fridays.
Schedule from Aswan
Pick up Time
|Everyday||Package Tour||8:00 am(available to change)|
|9 Days/8 Nights|
Welcome to Egypt’s capital! You’ll be met on arrival at Cairo airport by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting to explain your itinerary, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show(optional), or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show(optional).
Meals Included: No meals included.
Accommodation: Overnight Cairo at 4 star Hotel.