9 Days, 8 Nights Luxurious Egypt High-end Tour Package to Cairo and the Nile.

9 Days, 8 Nights Luxurious Egypt High-end Tour Package to Cairo and the Nile.

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In only 9 days, you’ll see the finest of Egypt, including the major cities of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan, as well as a spectacular Nile cruise. Travel Egypt in style, taking advantage of the nicest accommodations and experienced tour guides. Visit and appreciate the iconic attractions Egypt has to offer in only 9 days, including the Great Pyramids, Valley of Kings, Karnak Temples, and the magnificent Abu Simbel Temples, among many more.

Highlights:

  • Visit The Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx, and The Grand Egyptian Museum.  
  • Discover the ancient necropolis of Saqqara.
  • Visit the off-beaten-track tombs of Mihu, The Butchers, and The Two Brothers. 
  • Stop by the oldest mosque in Cairo; Ibn Tulun mosque.
  • Take a walk through the back streets of  Old Islamic Cairo and the local market.  
  • Explore the ancient city of Thebes while immersing yourself in its magnificent wonders.
  • Enjoy the stunning colors of The Valley of The Kings and  The Tomb of King Tutankhamun. 
  • Sail up the Nile on a luxury cruise for 4 nights.  
  • Enjoy sailing down the Nile during sunset in a private Felluca while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine.
  • Immerse yourself in the exotic culture of the Nubians in Aswan.
  • Dazzle your eyes with the imposing temple of Abu Simbel. 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo
Arrive at Cairo International Airport. Our meet-and-assist service will pick you up right before border control and assist you with security, luggage claim, and customs. After that, our representative will take you to your Nile-view hotel in Cairo.
Day 2: Grand Egyptian Museum/Giza Pyramids
The Grand Egyptian Museum is the world’s biggest museum dedicated to a single civilization. You will come face to face with the Golden Mask of Tutankhamun, the child king. The number of gems and antiques housed in this museum will astound you. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the sole remaining marvel of the Seven Wonders of the World, after lunch at a local genuine restaurant. Take a camel ride into the desert to get a bird’s eye perspective of the pyramids. Then take a seat in front of the towering Sphinx, a hybrid of human wisdom and lion might. Spend your complimentary supper at one of Cairo Day Trip’s recommended local eateries. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Saqqara/Islamic Cairo
Begin your day by seeing Saqqara, Memphis’ necropolis and home of the step pyramid, the world’s first limestone building. Explore the colorful tombs that date back 4350 years. Take a trip inside a pyramid to witness the ancient Hieroglyphics carved on its walls over thousands of years. A visit to The Tomb of Mihu, The Tomb of the Butchers, and The Two Brothers will be included in your trip. After lunch, go to the Ibn Tulun Mosque. The oldest mosque in Cairo, with an incredibly distinctive architecture that has survived in its original state.
You may even climb to the top of the minaret for a panoramic view of the entire ancient city. Finish your day by strolling through Islamic Cairo’s ancient alleys; visit El Muizz Street, which is like an open-air museum packed with medieval architectural marvels and riches; and explore the twisting passageways of the renowned Khan El Khalili market, the district’s main souk (B, L)
Day 4: Luxor/Cruise
Start your luxury cruise with an early flight to Luxor. Visit the temple of Karnak, the world’s biggest religious structure created for a god in human history. The temple is devoted to the deity Amon Ra, Ancient Egypt’s primary creation god. During your journey to the Karnak temple, you will also see the Opet festival temple and the beautiful temple of Khonsu, two off-the-beaten-path jewels that are rarely frequented by tourists. Next, pay a visit to the Luxor Temple, which was primarily constructed by Pharaoh Ramses II. Check-in for your cruise and stay the night. (B, L, and D)
Day 5: Luxor/Cruise
Begin your day by exploring the Valley of the Kings, which is hidden behind the mountains on the Nile’s west bank. Enter King Tutankhamun’s tomb and stand in front of his mummy face to face. Your trip will also include a visit to Ramses VI, one of the King’s Valley’s most colorful tombs. Then go off the main path to Dra Abu el-Naga, where the intricacies in the tombs of Roy and Shoury will astound you. Visit Hatshepsut’s temple, which was dedicated to the only female Pharaoh who governed Egypt as a monarch. Make a picture stop at Memnon’s massive colossi. Set sail up the Nile to the town of Edfu after lunch. (B, L, and D)
Day 6:  Edfu/Kom Ombo/Cruise
You will see the temple of Horus at Edfu, the most preserved temple from the ancient world, after breakfast in a horse and carriage. Sail to Kom Ombo Temple, which is devoted to the gods of the crocodile and falcon. See crocodile mummies that are thousands of years old at the Crocodile Mummification Museum. (B, L, and D)
Day 7: Abu Simbel/Cruise
Following breakfast on board, Drive three hours to the Abu Simbel temple on Egypt’s southern border. Two huge rock temples dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses the second and his wife Nefertari may be seen at this location. See the massive pharaoh statues that have stood for over 3200 years, flanking the entrance of one of Egypt’s most spectacular temples, return to Aswan, enjoy lunch on-board the cruise, and then embark for an off-the-beaten-path tour on the Island of Elephantine, exploring the Nubian culture. Finish your day with a renowned felucca sailboat ride down the Nile while sipping sparkling champagne at twilight. (B, L, and D)
Day 8: Aswan/Cairo
After a peaceful morning on board, disembark your Nile cruise and visit the Island of Philae and the temple of Isis, the goddess of love and passion in ancient Egypt. Take an afternoon flight back to Cairo and spend your final night at Le Meridien Airport Hotel. (B)
Day 9: Cairo
After breakfast, take a short walk back to the international terminal to board your flight home, your heart full of memories of Egypt’s sights, sounds, and voices. (B) Place to stay

Choose your accommodation:

Affordable Luxury -Staring from $2,999 USD per person

CAIRO: Kempinski Nile Hotel -Garden City (Nile Deluxe Room)

CRUISE: M/S Mayfair (Deluxe Cabin)

CAIRO: Le Meridien Cairo Airport (Deluxe Room)

Golden Luxury-Starting from $3,999 USD per person

CAIRO: Four Seasons at Nile Plaza (Nile View Room)

CRUISE: M/S Sonesta Saint George (Deluxe Cabin)

CAIRO: Le Meridien Cairo Airport (Deluxe Room)

Premium Luxury-Starting from 5,199 USD per person

CAIRO: Four Seasons at Nile Plaza (Nile View Room)

CRUISE: M/S Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruiser (Luxury Cabin)

CAIRO: Le Meridien Cairo Airport (Deluxe Room)Inclusions

What is included in the tour price

  • Meet-and-assist service by our High End Journeys  Assistance of Cairo Day Trip representatives at airports.
  • All airport transfers by modern air conditioned  private vehicles.
  • 3 nights accommodation in a 5-star Luxury hotel overlooking the Nile.
  • 4 nights accommodation in a 5-star Luxury Nile cruise.
  • 1 night accommodation in a 5-star Luxury airport hotel.
  • All domestic flights.
  • All entry fees for archeological sites mentioned on the tour.
  • Service of an Egyptologist guide on a private tour throughout your trip.
  • All meals stated on the itinerary, (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch and (D) for dinner.
  • Unlimited use of  bottled water during all tours and meals.
  • 24/7 High End Journeys On-call Support.
  • All applicable taxes.

What is excluded in the tour price

  • International flights.
  • Any meal or drinks that are not mentioned
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Gratuities for the guides, cruise staff,  drivers or any other kind of tips.
9 Days, 8 Nights Luxurious Egypt High-end Tour Package to Cairo and the Nile.
9 Days, 8 Nights Luxurious Egypt High-end Tour Package to Cairo and the Nile.
$2,999
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