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Discover Egypt 8-Days Cairo, Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel and Alexandria From Cairo

8-Days 7-Nights


Tour Availability: Daily 

The cruise from Luxor: Saturdays, Mondays or Thursdays.

The cruise from Aswan: Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

Pick up Time: 8 am (Available to change)

Tour Type: Join a small group.

Tour Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights.

Pick up Location: Cairo Intl Airport/ Cairo or Giza Hotel

Travel to Egypt and experience the history and culture on a tour that explores Cairo, cruises along the Nile and visits to Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the coastal town of Alexandria. Learn about the wonders of Egypt on this 8-day Egypt tour that includes a 3-night 5-stars Nile cruise to discover the jewels of the Nile between Luxor and Aswan. Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan .In Cairo, see the iconic Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 2 day tours. Tour to one of Egypt’s most impressive cities; Alexandria and enjoy a day on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to visit the Greek and Roman sites. With door-to-door transport by a private A/C vehicle and qualified Egyptology guide.

  • See Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor’s top sights on an 8-day tour.
  • Visit the iconic Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 2 day tours.
  • Travel in style at a 5-star Nile cruise accommodation and meals provided.
  • Discover the unique temples of Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan.
  • Explore one of Egypt’s most impressive cities; Alexandria.
  • Relax with private, door-to-door transfers and comfortable hotel pickup and drop-off each day.


Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer

Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative, who will be waiting for you outside the arrival hall holding a sign with your name, 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).

Meals included: Not Included.

Accommodation: Not Included

Day 2: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara/ Overnight Sitting train to Luxor or Aswan

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. Then, around 7 pm, our English speaking driver will pick you up for the first class sitting train to Luxor or Aswan.

Take an overnight first class sitting train to Luxor or Aswan to start the cruise the next day, (It is available to upgrade to a sleeping train (dinner and breakfast included) with extra for the price difference; 75$ USD per person in double cabin for the sleeper train and 110$ USD per person in a single cabin).

  • the train takes approx. 10 to 12 from Cairo to Luxor.
  •  the train takes approx. 12 to 14 hours from cairo to Aswan.
  • The Nile Cruise departs from Luxor every Saturday, Monday or Thursday.
  • The Nile Cruise departs from Aswan every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday or Friday

Meals included: Not Included.

Accommodation: Overnight Sitting train

Day 3: Aswan, Arrival Transfer to Nile Cruise and Aswan Tours

Once in Aswan our licensed tour guide will meet and assist you at Aswan Railway station 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.

Meals included: Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Aswan.

Day 4: Abu Simbel Temples and Navigation to Kom Ombo Temple

Around 4:30, your guide will pick you up for Abu Simbel trip ( sharing a small group). Arrive around 8 am, to visit one of the most impressive places in Egypt; the rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel with their unique design built for King Ramesses 2nd. and his beloved Queen Nefertari. This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded.

Back to the Cruise by noon (around 1:30 pm) to have your lunch and sailing 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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Edfu.

Day 5: Edfu Temple and Arrive Luxor(visit Luxor Temple)

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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour and Overnight Sitting Train to Cairo

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.

Then, to Luxor train station to take your evening first class sitting train back to Cairo

Meals included: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Not Included.

Day 7: Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo 

Pick-up at Cairo train station to start a full day tour to Alexandria from Cairo. Drive for about 3 hours to Alexandria. 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.

Meals included: Not Included.

Accommodation: Not Included.

Day 8: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Khan Al Khalili and Departure Transfer

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.

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.


  • All Cabins Contain:
    • Mini Bar.
    • Safe Deposit Box.
    • Satellite TV.
    • Private Bathroom with full bathtub.

Additional Information:

  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile,Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated. We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing 2 paying adults.
  • A child from 6 to 11 years old accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • If you want to upgrade the first class sitting train to the sleeping train, we can help you buy the tickets ( 70$USD per person in double cabin for the sleeper train and 110$ USD per person in a single cabin).
  • The Nile Cruise departs from Luxor every Saturday, Monday or Thursday for the 3 Nights cruise.
  • The Nile Cruise departs from Aswan every; Monday, Wednesday or Friday for the 3 Nights cruise.
  • If the trip to Abu Simbel Temples cancelled due to bad weather, you will be refunded with 30$USD per adult and 15$ USD per child.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars , per person per trip and valid, except during Christmas, New Year and Easter Holidays (75$ per person per night will be charged as extra supplement for these Holidays).


  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • All Transfers, pick up & drop off by A.C vehicle.
  • 2 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Al Khalili Bazaars.
  • 3 nights on a 5- star Cruise based on full board basis starts with lunch and ends with breakfast.
  • Tour to Abu Simbel temples (Sharing a group in a bus or minibus).
  • 1 Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo.
  • Two ways First Class Sitting Train from Cairo/Luxor or Aswan(available to upgrade to sleeping train with extra charge)


  • Entry Visa to Egypt, International or Domestic flights.
  • Hotels accommodations.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing or Motorboat to Philae temple.
  • Meals except the mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any optional tours or any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers, Cruise crew..
  • Wi-fi, water or beverages on the Nile cruise.

Optional Tours:

  • Hot Air Balloon In Luxor (90$ USD per person)
  • Nubian Village by motorboat (45$ USD per person)

Tour Price:

  • Single: 1350$ USD
  • 2-15: 950$ USD

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 01.99 Free of Charge.(sit on parents lap)
  • 2 – 5.99 (120$ USD per infant)
  • 6 – 11.99 sharing with their parents, pay 650$ USD per child.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
  • A child from 6 to 11 years old accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.


Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room) 

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