Pick up from Cairo airport. Transfer to Cairo hotel and overnight. Tour Cairo iconic sites, Giza pyramids, Sphinx, Cairo museum, Islamic & Coptic Cairo. Sleeper train to Aswan. Tour Aswan sightseeing, the High Dam, the unfinished obelisk, Philae temple tour, Check-in Nile cruise, tour Edfu and Kom Ombo temple. Arrive Luxor, tour Karnak temples, Luxor temple, Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, The temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Sleeper train to Cairo, more Cairo sightseeing, and transfer you to Cairo international airport for your final departure.
Day 1: Arrive at Cairo airport, Egypt Eco tours representative will pick you up. Transfer you to Cairo hotel and overnight.
Day 2: After breakfast, Egypt Eco Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. Start the tour with our private tourist air-conditioned modern vehicle to the pyramids of Giza to see the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mykarinus. Continue the tour to the pyramids of the queens, the funeral temple of Cheops, and then onto the Sphinx and the mummification temple of King Chephren. Lunch in a pyramid view restaurant.
After lunch, continue your tour with your private guide from Eco tours to Saqqara pyramids to see the step pyramid complex of King Djoser who built for himself two graves, one of them is a big Mastaba of mud breaks at Biet Khalaf near Abydos the main cult center of god Osiris, and his main tomb was that step pyramid at Saqqara which was built of Limestone. Before leaving Saqqara big site, we will pay a visit to the very nice small museum of Imhotep the architect who built the step pyramid. Proceed with the guide to Memphis the ancient capital city of Egypt which remained so important even at the time Luxor was the main capital city in the new kingdom.
Transfer you back to your hotel and overnight.
Day 3: After breakfast at your hotel, Cairo day Trip tour guide will pick you up. By our air-conditioned tourist vehicle, start our tour to the Egyptian museum which is one of the oldest museums in the world. the museum accommodates the royal mummies from the new kingdom, the treasures of the boy king Tut, as well as many masterpieces from ancient Egypt. The Egyptian museum tour takes around 2 hours. Continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see the very first church which was built in the 4th century A.D, the very first Synagogue, and the very first mosque. the area of Coptic Cairo ironically accommodates the oldest holy places of all three religions.
Continue with your private tour guide from Eco tours to the Citadel of Saladin to see the great Ottoman mosque of Muhammad Ali dating back to the beginning of the 19th century. The panoramic view of the old city of Cairo.
Proceed to Islamic medieval Cairo to see the huge old mosques, the old streets, and houses of the fortified city, as well as the ancient great wall of Cairo. Finish your tour by paying a visit to the old tourist bazaar at Khan Elkhalili.
Transfer you to the railway station for the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner on board the sleeper train.
Day 4: Arrive at Aswan. Breakfast on board the sleeper train. Egypt Eco tour guide will pick you up from Aswan train station and start Aswan sightseeing tours. Tour Philae temple, the unfinished obelisk and the high dam. Check-in your Nile cruise for Lunch. After Lunch, optional tour (not included) to the Nubian village by boat.
Dinner on board of the cruise ship and overnight.
Day 5: After breakfast on the cruise ship, Start our tour to Kom Ombo temple with the private tour guide. Transfer you back to the cruise ship. Move to Edfu city to see Edfu Temple. Take a horse carriage to visit Edfu temple, and then the horse carriage will take you back to the cruise ship.
Lunch and dinner onboard the cruise ship.
Day 6: Arrive Luxor. Start a sightseeing tour to the valley of the kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board of the cruise ship. After lunch, continue our Luxor tours to Karnak temples and Luxor temple. Dinner onboard the cruise ship. Opportunity to join your tour guide to the city market tour.
Transfer you back to the cruise ship. Dinner and overnight on board of the cruise ship.
Day 7: After breakfast, check out the Nile cruise. transfer you to Luxor international airport for your flight to Cairo.
Arrive Cairo, more sightseeing tours to any desired sites (optional).
Check-in your hotel and overnight.
Day 8: After breakfast at your Cairo hotel, transfer you to Cairo international airport for your final departure.
- Entrance fees of the sites mentioned in the itinerary
- Private tour guiding
- Mineral bottled water during tours
- All Accommodation
- Local food/Lunch meals during tours, and other meals as in the itinerary
- WiFi onboard
- Gratuities/tipping kitty (recommended – optional)