13 Days Cairo, Marsa Alam, Fayoum & Nile Cruise Vacation

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Tour Details

  • Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
  • Tour Location: Cairo, Marsa Alam, Faiyoum, Luxor & Aswan
  • Tour Availability: Available Everyday
  • Pickup & Drop Off: Cairo Airport
  • Tour Type: Classic

13 Days of Magical Travel to the Best of Egypt

The eternal cities of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Faiyum, and Marsa Alam are a slice of paradise where every tourist will spend every second of their stay exploring some of the historical landmarks, cultural marvels, and natural riches. All of our customers will get the most professional service, plush lodging, precise transportation, a spectacular Nile cruise, round-the-clock customer support, and knowledgeable tour guides.

The trip of your dreams is now a reality, giving every traveler the opportunity they deserve to savor moments of unadulterated delight and awe. The magnificent city of Cairo is home to several attractions, including the huge pyramids of Giza, the sphinx, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the national museum, and the magnificent royal palaces of Cairo. The watery doorway to one of the dimensions of heaven, which is home to the Philae temple, Abu Simbel temple, Edfu & Kom Ombo, Luxor temple, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Karnak Temple complex, and more, will be opened by a magnificent Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. All the natural treasures, including the Ryan Valley and the Whale Valley, will be on display in the fabled Oasis of Fayoum. Make the most of your stay in Egypt by creating amazing experiences that are exciting and joyful.

Tour Highlights

Giza Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • Saqqara Pyramid
  • Memphis City

Cairo Attractions

  • The Egyptian Museum
  • The Hanging Church
  • Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque
  • Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Luxor Attractions

  • Karnak Temples
  • Hatshepsut Temple
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Edfu Temple

Aswan Attractions

  • Abu Simbel Temples
  • Philae Temple
  • The Unfinished Obelisk
  • Aswan High Dam
  • Kom Ombo Temple

Cairo Palaces

  • Mohamed Ali Palace
  • Abdeen Palace
  • Baron Palace

Faiyum Attractions

  • Wadi El Hitan
  • Lake Quarn
  • Faiyum Waterfalls

Tour Inclusions

  • 5 nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1-night camping in the Sahara.
  • 3 nights accommodation on 5* deluxe Nile Cruise board Full board.
  • 3 nights accommodation at 5* hotel in Marsa Alam on an all-inclusive basis.
  • Domestic Flights { Cairo – Aswan / Hurghada – Cairo}.
  • Meet and assist service at Cairo International Airport.
  • All your tours and excursions by a modern A/C car.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • Egyptologist tour guide throughout your tours.
  • All transfers by modern cars.
  • Admission fees to all the sights mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.
  • Tipping.

Tour Itinerary

Day One: Pyramids Sound & Light Show after Arrival at Cairo Airport

When you arrive, a representative from our company will be there to help you with all the formalities and carry your bags. After that, a private A/C vehicle will transport you to your hotel in Cairo so you can settle in and unwind.

Your tour guide will lead you to an incredible stunning sound and light display at night as you see how ancient Egyptian civilization emerged on the other side of the Nile. After supper, you’ll spend the night at your hotel in Cairo.

Food: Dinner

Day two: Visit Memphis City, the Saqqara Pyramid, and the Giza Pyramids.

Following breakfast, you’ll travel with your tour guide to:

Egyptian Pyramids in Giza

The Giza Plateau is a timeless structure full of magnificent and well-known landmarks that date back more than 4500 years, including:

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Giza is a celestial structure that was completely created by Pharaoh Khufu’s Vizier Hemiunu and constructed for him in 2600 BC during the 4th dynasty. One of the largest and tallest buildings ever built by humans, it is 147 m (481 ft) tall and is composed of 6 million tonnes worth of limestone stones that total 2.5 million pieces.

The Great Sphinx

One of the earliest and most well-known monuments ever created by humans, the colossal Sphinx of Khafre (2558–2532 BC) was created for King Khafre and has lion-like traits on its face.

The Valley Temple

The Valley Temple, which has several granite columns and alabaster flooring, is an important building used for the mummification process.

Lunch at a restaurant with a breathtaking view of the Pyramids and the Nile, then go to:

Step Pyramid of Saqqara

Imhotep built and planned the great step pyramid of Saqqara between 2670 and 2650 BC. It was the first pyramid to feature a funerary complex and a sizable plaza for the burial of King Djoser.

City of Memphis

In order to establish the 4th dynasty, which was guarded by the deity Ptah, the patron of craftsmanship and creativity, Pharaoh Djoser constructed the mythological city of Memphis in the 31st century BC. The contemporary term “Egypt” is derived from the Greek name for Memphis, “Aigyptos.”

Finally, we’ll take you back to your Cairo hotel where you may spend the night.

breakfast and lunch

Day Three: Tour Cairo’s Notable Palaces

Following breakfast at the hotel, your tour guide will accompany you as you explore:

Palace of Mohammed Ali

The Palace of Mohammed Ali is a magnificent home museum that was built in 1875 AD. It features amazing Islamic and European-inspired architecture and decorations, as well as heavenly artifacts like paintings, exquisite textiles, exquisite furniture, collections of objects and art, silverware, and even Middle Ages manuscripts.

Abdeen Palace

Between 1863 and 1874, Abdeen Palace was built to serve as the previous royal family of Egypt’s official home. The Royal Family Museum, the Presidential Gifts Museum, the Silver Museum, the Arms Museum, and the Historical Documents are just a few of the amazing museums housed within the palace that are loaded with extraordinary unique magical objects.

Once you’ve had lunch, continue to:

Baron Palace

Belgian merchant Edward Louis Joseph Empain built the Baron Empain’s Palace, often known as “The Hindu Palace,” in the Cairo neighborhood of Heliopolis between 1907 and 1911. It is renowned for its unique architecture and design.

To spend the night, you will go to your hotel.

breakfast and lunch

Day Four: Travel to Aswan, the Mythical City.

Enjoy your breakfast in the morning before checking out of your accommodation and traveling to the Cairo airport to board your flight to Aswan. You will meet your tour guide when you arrive, and you will then continue your 13-day Egypt trip in Aswan by viewing the lovely Aswan tourist sites, beginning with:

High Dam at Aswan

Between 1960 and 1970, the Aswan High Dam was constructed across the Valley of the Nile River at Aswan in order to produce energy, which in turn had a favorable influence on Egypt’s culture and future.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is a huge obelisk that Queen Hatshepsut (1508–1458 BC) had carved on her behalf. It weighs 1090 tonnes and stands 42 m (38 ft) tall to stand side by side with the other obelisk from the Karnak complex that may be seen in Rome at the Lateran Palace.

Temple of Philae

The goddess Isis of Love, Pleasure, and Beauty was worshipped in the Philae Temple on Agilkia Island, which was built in the sixth and seventh centuries BC. Her spouse Osiris, the lord of the underworld, is shown in several hieroglyphic reliefs around the temple.

You will join a five-star luxury Nile cruise and spend the night there after checking in.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 5: Visit the Mysterious Temples of Abu Simbel and then sail to Kom Ombo

You will have your breakfast in the morning before setting out on your own with a private tour guide to explore:

Abu Simbel Temples

Ramses the Great created the heavenly constructions known as the Abu Simbel Temples in 1264 BC (1303-1213 BC). It was added in the 1970s to the Nubian Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a very important temple that displays significant details concerning the Great Kadesh Battle, praises the gods Amun, Ra Horakhty, and Ptah, and also expresses Nefertari’s husband’s love.

After returning to the ship, have lunch and supper there before continuing on to Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples and spending the night at sea.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day Six: Visit the Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples and then sail to Luxor

After breakfast aboard the Nile Cruise, continue your journey to the following locations:

Temple of Kom Ombo

The Kom Ombo temple has two distinct designs, each of which is devoted to a different deity, such as the crocodile god Sobek of the Nile and Horus the Elder. With its spectacular ornamentation, it was one of the final temples to be built during the Ptolemaic period, which lasted from 180 BC to 47 BC.

Temple of Edfu

The magnificent Edfu Temple, dedicated to the worship of Horus, the deity of the sky falcon and patron of sanctified defense and triumph, is in excellent condition. Between 237 BC and 57 BC, during the Ptolemaic period, it was built. A wealth of information on that time period’s mythology, religion, and language may be found outside the temple’s walls.

Onboard the ship, there is lunch, supper, and overnight.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 7: Discover the Magnificent Wonders of Luxor

After eating breakfast aboard the Nile Cruise, you’ll see Luxor’s monuments, including:

Temple of Karnak

Over a period of more than 1500 years, from the Middle Kingdom (c. 2000–1700 BCE) through the Ptolemaic Kingdom (c. 305–30 BCE), the sacred Karnak Temple Complex was built. It is regarded as one of the most exclusive locations and is renowned for housing the world’s largest open-air museum, the magnificent Hypostyle Hall, and the precincts of several gods, including Amun-Re, Montu, and Mut.

Temple of Hatshepsut

The holiest of holies, Hatshepsut Temple, was carved into the Deir el-Bahari cliffs in the fifteenth century BC. It was designed to serve as the valley festival’s home and the royal cults’ mortuary for Hatshepsut in the Amun sanctuary. The temple is well-preserved and has a sun worship court in addition to several shrines honoring powerful gods including Hathor, Anubis, and Amun.

Take in a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Luxor before continuing your journey by going to:

The Kings’ Valley

The Valley of the Kings is a secret royal entrance at the base of a mountain that is home to 63 tombs going back more than 500 years to some of the most famous figures from the New Kingdom (1570–1050 BC), including Ramses the Great, Tutankamun, Seti I, and many more.

Memnon’s Colossi

Huge statues known as the “immortal Colossi of Memnon” were carved from quartzite in the likeness of Pharaoh Amenhotep III’s face to stand in his now-defunct temple in Cairo.

You’ll take a private A/C car for the journey to Marsa Alam, where you’ll check into a hotel, have supper, and spend the night.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 8: Scuba diving at Marsa Alam, Red Sea

After eating breakfast, you will travel with our tour guide to meet your driving instructor. Your driving instructor will give you all the equipment you need to explore the hidden natural wonders in the red sea’s interior, which is home to a very rich marine ecosystem that is home to incredible colorful fish and amazing coral reefs that can only be found there.

After eating lunch, you’ll check into your hotel for supper and the night.

Meals: Soft drinks, breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 9: Sahara Super Safari

After eating breakfast, you will ride a quad bike over the heavenly Sahara with your tour guide to the gorgeous Bedouin town in the middle of the desert, where you will stop for lunch on route.

When they arrive, everyone will have a mouthwatering barbecue supper and delectable beverages while taking in the most breathtaking view of the stars and the cosmos. After that, we will transport them to our hotel in Marsa Alam.

Meals: Soft drinks, breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day ten: Discover Cairo’s Magnificent Attractions

Enjoy breakfast at your Marsa Alam hotel before leaving to catch your flight to Cairo. You will meet your tour guide when you get there to visit:

The Egyptian Museum

A fascinating collection of items from the world’s most advanced civilization’s more than 5000 years of history, culture, and pure art are kept at the Great Egyptian Museum.

In Cairo, lunch will be provided in a neighborhood eatery before visiting:

The Hanging Church

The holy Church of the Virgin Mary, also known as the Hanging Church, was discovered in the fifth century AD on the southern wall of a Roman stronghold in Babylon. With a 30-foot height and amazing ornamentation from the seventh to the thirteenth century, it dominates Cairo.

Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas

The Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque, which was erected in 641 AD and is still a functioning place of worship today, is unquestionably the finest Islamic building ever created. It was rebuilt many times over the seventh century, allowing visitors to see how Islamic architecture changed over time.

Synagogue of Ben Ezra

The Ben Ezra Synagogue is a unique historical structure from the nineteenth century. It started off as a church and, in 882 AD, underwent a transformation into a synagogue, which is now adorned with unique Jewish motifs.

Market in Khan El Khalili

The Khan El-Khalili market is like something out of a fairy tale, with fantastic riches and the greatest Islamic architecture. The oldest souq in the Islamic world, the bazaar was built in 970 AD during the Mamluk period and is a great place to buy.

We will return you to your hotel in Cairo for the night at the conclusion of the day.

breakfast and lunch

Day 11: Explore the Magnificent Natural Wonder of Faiyum City

After breakfast, you will go to Faiyum city with a private tour guide in a private A/C car to see:

Lake Qarun

A remarkable national treasure, Lake Quarn is the third-largest lake in Egypt and is located 80 kilometers southwest of Cairo. It has a size of between 1,270 km2 and 1,700 km2, and it is rich in fossils and remarkable natural beauties.

After eating lunch, you’ll go to:

Waterwheels of El Fayoum

The Faiyum Watereheels is a wonderful instrument that has 200 pieces, is 8 meters tall, weighs more than 2 tonnes, and provides an amazing natural perspective that seems extraterrestrial.

Waterfalls at El Fayoum

The Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls, the largest in Egypt and located in the middle of the desert, are renowned for being one of the country’s most alluring natural landmarks.

Fayoum overnight camping

breakfast and lunch

Day 12: Discover Wadi El Hitan

After breakfast, you will travel in a private vehicle with your tour guide to Wasi El Hitan, also known as the “Whale Valley,” where you will see hundreds of extinct archaeometry whales that date back millions of years. It was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2005 because it provided insight into the classification of whales as either marine mammals or terrestrial creatures.

After eating lunch, you’ll return to your hotel in Cairo to stay the night.

breakfast and lunch

Day 13: Finish Your Tour and Go Home

Your 13-day trip to Egypt will come to an end when you have breakfast at the hotel, check out, and are driven to the airport to catch your flight home.

Dining: Breakfast

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