11 Days Pyramids & Nile Cruise Holidays by Air
- Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
- Tour Location: Cairo – Hurghada – Luxor – Aswan – Abu Simbel
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
11 Days Pyramids & Nile Cruise Holidays by Air – Exceptional Vacation!
Take advantage of our 11-day Pyramids & Nile Cruise trips by air to see the incredible sites & landmarks that have a history of more than 7,000 years of magnificence and uniqueness. Don’t miss your chance to see Egypt’s most well-known sights. In a completely private tour, you will have the opportunity to visit many incredible locations that once shaped Ancient Egyptian civilizations, such as the magnificent Luxor temples, the magnificent Giza Pyramids, the breathtaking Islamic & Coptic highlights of Cairo, and many other outstanding locations that will allow you to have the best 11 days of your life. Check your tour schedule and contact us with any questions so we can create the ideal schedule just for you.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Islamic & Coptic Attractions
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- Saqqara Pyramid
- Valley of the Kings
- Karnak Temple
- Luxor Temple
- Hatshepsut Temple
- Colossi of Memnon
- The High Dam
- The Unfinished Obelisk
- Philae Temple
- Abu Simbel Temple
- Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples
- Our assistance at Cairo International Airport.
- 4 nights accommodation in Cairo at a 5*hotel.
- 2 nights accommodation in Hurghada at a 5*hotel.
- 4 nights accommodation at a 5* Nile Cruise.
- You can choose from our Professional English, Spanish, and French Tour Guides.
- Domestic flights (Cairo – Hurghada / Aswan – Cairo).
- Private transfers in A.C vehicle during the tour.
- Private tours to the whole site are mentioned on the itinerary.
- Entrance Fees to all the sites in the Itinerary.
- Meals as mentioned in the tour itinerary.
- All taxes & charges.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Personal Expenses.
- International Airfare.
- Any other items have not been mentioned.
Day One: Welcome to The Wonderful Land of Civilization and Culture
Upon your arrival to Cairo International Airport, you will find one of our representatives waiting for you to assist in all of your arrival procedures and then after finishing, you will meet your private Egyptologist tour guide who will take you in a private transfer in a modern A.C vehicle to your 5* Hotel in Cairo and assist you in having a smooth check-in. In the evening, you will have the best dinner meal in your life on the board of a highly recommended Nile Cruise where you will have the opportunity to attend some traditional Egyptian shows including dervish shows, Musical parties and doing some totally interesting activities plus listening to some interesting stories from your tour guide regarding the history of the Egyptian Pharaohs and how they managed to establish such amazing kingdoms. After that, we will transfer you back to your hotel overnight.
Day Two: Tour to The Pyramids and Memphis City
On the morning of your second day in Egypt, you will have your tasty breakfast at your hotel and then your private tour guide will pick you up to start your unparallel adventure in the land of Pharaohs starting from the exceptional Cairo tourist attractions such as:
The Great Pyramid of Khufu
Egypt is best known for its astonishing Pyramids and one of its impressive Pyramids in the Necropolis of Giza is the Great Pyramid of Khufu which is known all over the world to be one of the seven wonders of the world due to its huge size and its impressive way of construction. It was constructed during the reign of King Khufu in 2560 BC and its establishment took more than 20 years.
The Astonishing Giza Sphinx
Enjoy a visit to the most irresistible statue that has ever been built by a man The Great Sphinx which represents the true meaning of power and resistance. It takes the facial features of his builder King Khafre the son of King Khufu.
The Valley Temple
You can t be in Giza Complex and miss a visit to the amazing Valley temple that was constructed mainly so that the ancient Egyptian do their the Mummification & purification processes to the bodies of their dead. The site holds inside a lot of secrets and mysteries and that is why it is a must visited site in Giza.
Then, we will transfer you to a Pyramid view restaurant to have your delicious lunch meal and then you will continue the rest of your tour to:
Saqqara Step Pyramid
Enjoy a terrific tour to the first Pyramid that was ever built, the Pyramid of King Djoser. Its shape is different from the Pyramid’s normal as its builders wanted to build a special mortuary complex rather than the normal mastabas and that is why they kept building one over another until they finished this masterpiece.
This special city was the ancient capital of Lower Egypt and regarding the ancient legend, it was built by Pharaoh Menes and it occupied a very strategic position at the mouth of the Nile Delta.
It is mainly famous now with the huge statue of King Ramses II that lies there. Finally, we will transfer you back to your hotel to spend the rest of the day and overnight.
Day Three: Fly to Hurghada
After having your breakfast and checking-out from your hotel in Cairo, you will be transferred to Cairo International airport to catch your flight to Hurghada. Upon your arrival, you will have a smooth check-in your 5* Hotel and spend the rest of the day on your own enjoying the beauty of the best coastal city.
Day Four: Snorkeling Excursion in Hurghada
You will have today a truly special Snorkeling excursion through which you are going to enjoy the beauty of life underwater with a private snorkel on board a boat well equipped with the whole necessary items and after having your excursion. We will transfer you back to your hotel for overnight.
Day Five: Travel to Luxor – Visit Luxor East Bank Attractions
In the morning, you will check out your hotel in Hurghada to be transferred in a private modern air-conditioned car to Luxor. Upon your arrival, you will meet your private tour guide who will take you on a fascinating tour to the tiptop Luxor tourist attractions on the east bank including:
If you would like to visit the largest religious temple to be ever built by a man, then a visit to Karnak temple will surely amaze you.
Inside the complex, you will find three terrific religious temples that were dedicated to the three main deities of the Theban triad. The largest among them is the temple of Amun, then the temple of his wife Mut, and finally the temple of their son Khunso, don t forget to take some amazing pictures on the Avenue of Sphinxes there. Then, you will be transferred to check-in your 5* Deluxe Nile Cruise where you are going to have your lunch and relax till the evening as you will join your tour guide once more to visit one of the greatest temples in Luxor:
To make sure that you visited the best sightseeing in Luxor east bank, you will head with your tour guide at night to the impressive Luxor temple that was built with sandstone from the area of Gebel El- Selsela.
This unique temple was dedicated to the Theban Triad of the cult of royal Ka, Mut, Khunso, and Amun. Finally, we will transfer you back to your Nile Cruise overnight.
Day Six: Explore Luxor West Bank Attractions
On your second day on the board of your Nile Cruise, you will enjoy a tasty breakfast before your tour guide comes to pick you up to visit some of the memorable highlights on the West bank of Luxor including:
Valley of the Kings
Among the most visited sites on the west bank of Luxor, you will find the gorgeous Valley of the Kings that contains the royal tombs of some of the most important ancient Egyptian kings including the royal tombs of Ramses VI, Tut, and other breathtaking tombs that will make you feel as if you are in the movie The Mummy and you are searching for the hidden treasure.
Queen Hatshepsut was an amazing Queen who was able to rule Egypt like a real Pharaoh and she had many uncountable achievements; among them, you will find the exquisite Hatshepsut Temple that narrates the amazing life of the Queen and its inscriptions are very useful in providing all the necessary information regarding the history of ancient Egypt during the 18th dynasty.
Colossi of Memnon
These are two amazing statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III which were built to protect his mortuary temple but the temple got destroyed and these statues are the only remaining in this complex.
Then, we will drive you back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch and enjoy the rest of the day on board your Nile Cruise. In the afternoon, you will start sailing towards Edfu, and upon your arrival, you will overnight on the board of your Nile Cruise.
Day Seven: Visit Edfu and Kom Ombo
After having your breakfast, your private Egyptologist tour guide will escort you to visit:
This adorable temple is considered the best-preserved shrines in Egypt that were built during the Ptolemaic Kingdom. What is impressive about this temple is the unbelievable inscriptions on its walls that tell us much invaluable information regarding the Hellenistic Period in Egypt.
Then you will get back to your Cruise to have your lunch and then continue sailing towards Kom Ombo. Upon your arrival, you will join your private tour guide to visit:
Kom Ombo Temple
This temple is two temples that were constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty and were added to during the Roman Period. One of these two temples was dedicated to God Sobek The God of Fertility and the other one was dedicated to Horus.
Finally, after finishing your tour, we will transfer you back to your Nile Cruise to start sailing towards Aswan and then upon your arrival, you will overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Day Eight: Visit Abu Simbel
In the Early Morning, you will receive your breakfast boxes and then you will join your tour guide on a marvelous private tour to a true masterpiece in Aswan that is called:
Abu Simbel Temples
This is a must visited site that was built due to some amazing reasons. Upon your arrival, you will find yourself in front of the most magnificent temple that was t built but it was actually carved out of the stone of the mountain under the commands of king Ramses II. The largest temple there was dedicated to the kind himself to commemorate his victory in the battle of Kadesh and to let the whole world remember who King Ramses is. The smaller one was built for his beloved wife Nefertari whom he loved so much and wanted to build a magical thing for her and this is exactly what you will witness there.
After finishing your tour, we will drive you back to Aswan to get back to your Nile Cruise to have your lunch and spend the rest of the day on board your Nile Cruise.
Day Nine: Visit Aswan Highlights – Fly to Cairo
After having your breakfast, you will check out your Nile Cruise and join your tour guide in an incomparable tour to witness the best-chosen Aswan tourist attractions including:
The High Dam
Among the ancient historical sites that are included in your tour itinerary, you will visit a modern one that was constructed by the Egyptian Government under the instruction of president Gamal Abd El-Naser with the financial help of the UNESCO to protect the precious artifacts, temples, statues, and the other amazing monuments in Aswan from drowning.
The Unfinished Obelisk
Head with us to see the fabulous Unfinished Obelisk that was built during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut and it was intended to be a complement to the Lateran Obelisk in Karnak but during its construction, it got cracked from its upper part and that is why the Queen ordered the workers to leave it where it is with the marks upon it that narrates everything about the tools that were used in its construction.
Enjoy your delicious lunch meal in a local restaurant in Aswan and get ready to visit:
Search for love and beauty in Philae temple, the temple that was dedicated to the goddess of love Isis, and because of the great historical importance of this temple, it was removed to Aglikia Island to protect it from the flood of the Nile before the construction of the High Dam.
Then, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo and upon your arrival, you will check-in 5* hotel for overnight.
Day Ten: Discover Old Cairo Attractions
In the morning, have your breakfast at the hotel and enjoy another fanciful day touring around the most exciting historical, Islamic, and Coptic attractions in Cairo by joining your tour guide to visit: To complete your holiday in the Land of Pharaohs, there is one site that should never be missed.
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum is one of the most impressive sites that collect all of the data, artifacts, monuments, mummies, Papyrus, and other breathtaking items to know all about the great Egyptian History & Civilization and surly we highly recommend visiting the room that contains the Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun.
You will have your lunch in a well-chosen restaurant and then you will continue with your tour guide to visit:
The Hanging Church
This is one of the most important churches in Egypt that was named like this for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, it was rebuilt by Pope Abraham, and its surroundings were completed in 2011.
Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque
This magical mosque was built in 641 642 AD and it was mainly the center of the newly founded capital of Egypt Fustat. The mosque s location was the tent of the Muslim commander Amr. Ibn El-As and you will find that one corner of the mosque contains the tomb of his son.
Ben Ezra Synagogue
It is referred to as the El-Geniza Synagogue and regarding the local folklore, is located exactly at the site where baby Moses was found. Its store room contained a treasure of abandoned Hebrew & Aramaic when it was found.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is a heavenly gate leading to the immortal treasures of Egypt that date back to more than 4000 years found in the sacred ground of El Fustat in old Cairo which was the first capital of Egypt during the beginning of the Islamic age.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Enjoy a terrific shopping tour in the largest open-air market in the world, you will find there all of what you may want to buy starting from its amazing clothes, perfume, spices, antiques, souvenirs shops and a lot of others stores and market that you will definitely want to spend the rest of your life there.
Finally, we will transfer you back to your hotel for overnight.
Day Eleven: End Your 11 Days Exceptional Vacation in Egypt – Fly Back Home
Breakfast at the hotel then checks out before we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport by air-conditioned car to fly back home and end your Egypt vacation. P.S. You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.