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8-Day Cairo & Luxor Tour with Nile Cruise (Private)

Private Tour:  USD 1057 - 1125
Duration: 8 Days(need to book 60 days in advance)
Location: Cairo
Available From:  Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2016


Spend eight days touring Egypt’s most famous attractions on this trip from Cairo to Aswan down the Nile River. You’ll begin your journey in Cairo with a visit to the majestic Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx. Check out King Tut’s coffins and death mask at your next stop in the Egyptian Museum before browsing the Khan el-Khalili bazaar and visiting the Hanging Church in Coptic Cairo. After a short flight to Luxor, you’ll explore the Luxor and Karnak Temples – two of ancient Egypt’s most important temple complexes. Enjoy your first night aboard our Nile cruise before visiting the world-famous Valley of Kings. Sail overnight to Edfu to explore the Temple of Horus and then visit Kom Ombo to see the Temple of Sobek. You’ll have the chance to see the world’s largest known ancient obelisk – the Unfinished Obelisk – before taking a felucca to the Temple of Philae on Elephantine Island. Fly back to Cairo and enjoy one last day in this beautiful city before heading home.
8-Day Cairo & Luxor Tour with Nile Cruise (Private)
Location: Cairo
  • N°  travelers
  • Price/person
  • 2-10 people
  • USD 1125
  • 11-30 people
  • USD 1057
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Start times: between 06:00 and 07:00
  • Pick-up point: Cairo Airport
  • Frequency: Thursday,Friday,Saturday
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This eight-day deluxe cruise and tour provides the best mix of convenience and comfort available. Touring Cairo in our air-conditioned vehicles means that you get to decide where to go and for how long. Your luxurious full-board cruise down the Nile will also provide many opportunities for shore excursions with the accompanying level of transportation and comfort. We will arrange your domestic flight and cruise tickets so you can concentrate on having fun. Our friendly and experienced Egyptologist guides take the hassle out of getting around and stand ready to provide whatever assistance you might need.
Times shown in the schedule are for your reference only.
Day 1
Step 1: Pick-up and customs assistance at Cairo airport.
Step 2: Transfer by air-conditioned private bus to 4-star hotel in Cairo. (1hr)
Day 2
Step 1: Breakfast at hotel.
Step 2: Start off at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. (2hr)
Step 3: Optional visit to Mummy Room in Egyptian Museum (additional fees).
Step 4: Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. (2hr)
Step 5: Eat lunch. (1hr)
Step 6: Browse Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. (1hr)
Step 7: Visit the Hanging Church in Coptic Cairo. (2hr)
Step 8: Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3
Step 1: Enjoy breakfast.
Step 2: Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor.
Step 3: Arrive in Luxor and meet guide at airport.
Step 4: Transfer and check in for 5-star cruise boat. (30min)
Step 5: Eat lunch.
Step 6: Visit the Temple of Karnak, Luxor Temple and Obelisk of Ramses II. (3hr)
Step 7: Visit Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple at 6:30 pm (additional fees).
Step 8: Dinner and overnight on Luxor Nile cruise.
Day 4
Step 1: Breakfast onboard.
Step 2: Explore the Valley of Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. (2hr)
Step 3: Visit the Colossi of Memnon and the Alabaster Institute. (2hr)
Step 4: Eat lunch onboard and sail towards Edfu.
Step 5: Dinner and overnight on Nile cruise.
Day 5: Breakfast onboard.
Step 1: Visit the Temple of Horus at Edfu. (2hr)
Step 2: Sail to Kom Ombo and see Temple of Sobek. (2hr)
Step 3: Lunch onboard.
Step 4: Continue sailing to Aswan.
Step 5: Dinner and overnight on cruise.
Day 6
Step 1: Enjoy breakfast.
Step 2: Visit the Aswan Old Dam and Unfinished Obelisk. (2hr)
Step 3: Check out the Temple of Philae. (2hr)
Step 4: Sail around Elephantine Island in a felucca boat. (2hr)
Step 5: Lunch and dinner onboard cruise boat.
Step 6: Overnight on cruise.
Day 7
Step 1: Breakfast onboard.
Step 2: Disembark from cruise boat and transfer to Aswan airport. (1hr)
Step 3: Fly to Cairo. (1hr)
Step 4: Arrive in Cairo and meet guide at airport.
Step 5: Check into Cairo hotel and have lunch.
Step 6: Dinner and overnight in Cairo.
Day 8
Step 1: Breakfast in Cairo.
Step 2: Transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to your next destination. 

Included In Tour Price

1. Airport pick-up and drop-off services and customs assistance
2. Air-conditioned tour bus
3. Domestic air flights
3. 4-star hotel and 5-star cruise boat accommodations
4. 5-star quality meals as specified in itinerary
5. Entrance fees
6. Multilingual (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian or Chinese), Egyptologist tour guide

Not Included In Tour Price

1. All additional fees not listed as included in the tour price will be the traveler's responsibility
2. Tips/gratuities for the tour guide and driver
3. Drinks, purchases and any personal expenses
4. Entrance fees to any archaeological sites or optional tours not mentioned in the itinerary


1. The times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the tour guide and driver (e.g. traffic or weather)
2. Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
3. 10% tips or gratuities to guides and drivers are encouraged in appreciation of quality service
4. Children younger than age 3 may participate for free
5. Prices may increase by 30% for trips during Christmas, New Year’s Week, & Easter
6. What to bring: passport valid for 6 months, comfortable shoes, cotton clothes in summer, warm clothes in winter, sunblock, sunglasses

Terms And Conditions

This activity can be changed or canceled without penalty at any time 20 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence. If you cancel between 6-19 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 60%. If you cancel 1-5 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 40%.
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