5-Star Nile Cruise

Quintessential Egypt Tour

Domestic Flights Included

Unveil Egypt’s Iconic Treasures on a 7-Day Adventure in Cairo & Nile River Cruise

Explore hidden Gems in Cairo and embark on a magical cruise on the renowned River Nile with our guided Egypt tour. This carefully curated journey offers the optimal way to witness historical and iconic Egyptian landmarks and immerse yourself in its captivating culture. Traverse through Giza to marvel at the Pyramids, delve into the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, and wander through the historic streets of Cairo to uncover ancient temples, tombs, and pyramids. But that’s not all!

Set sail on a captivating Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor, discovering the enchanting sights lining the riverbanks. Explore The Valley of the Kings, the grandeur of Karnak Temples, the serenity of Philae Temple, and the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel Temple, among numerous other historical wonders.

Why You'll Love This Tour

Witness the ancient wonders of the Great Pyramids of Giza, including the monumental pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus

Stand in awe before the enigmatic Sphinx and explore the adjacent Valley Temple

Delve into the riches of the Egyptian Museum under the guidance of an Egyptologist, marveling at the artifacts of Tutankhamen and other pharaonic treasures

Cruise along the Nile from Aswan to Kom Ombo, where you'll explore the unique Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus and the crocodile god Sobek

Enjoy an evening of cultural immersion with an Egyptian Night Party aboard the cruise ship, featuring traditional music, dance, and attire

Cruise to Luxor and marvel at the majestic temples of Luxor and Karnak, dedicated to the sun god Amun Ra

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Tour Logistics

Tour Logistics


Per person in a Double/Twin room:

  • Adults $750.00 USD per person
  • Children $550.00 USD per person

Departure time


Meeting point

Cairo International Airport


Departures on Mondays and Wednesdays


7 days

Group size

Minimum 1, maximum 15


  • 5-star accommodation in Cairo (breakfast included)
  • 5-star Nile Cruise (full- board meals)
  • Hotel transfers (pick up and drop off)
  • Domestic flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Domestic flight from Aswan to Cairo
  • Bilingual Egyptologist tour guide
  • Transportation throughout touring and sightseeing

Not included

  • Entrance fees to mentioned sights
  • Optional Excursions such as Abu Simbel, Hot Air Balloon and Nubian Village
  • Tips for crew, drivers & tour guide
  • Pre or post-tour accommodation
  • Other meals, snacks and drinks not mentioned as included

About your guide

Egyptologist tour guide

What You Will See & Do

7-Day Cairo & Nile Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Cairo

Meet our representative at Cairo International Airport for a seamless arrival. Experience a private transfer to your 5-star hotel, check-in, and settle into your accommodation for your first night stay in Cairo.

Accommodation: Hotel in Cairo

Day 2 – Giza Pyramids – Sphinx – Egyptian Museum

Start your day with a visit to the iconic Great Pyramids of Giza, an ancient wonder that includes the impressive pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Marvel at the Sphinx and the Valley Temple that accompany these magnificent structures. As you approach, catch glimpses of these historic slopes amidst Cairo’s modern skyline. Stand in awe of the towering 481-foot Great Pyramid of Khufu, the largest among them.

Next, head to the Egyptian Museum, home to the treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamen. Guided by your Egyptologist, this experience provides a perfect introduction to the historic sites you’ll explore along the Nile. After a fulfilling day, return to your Cairo hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel in Cairo
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch

Day 3 – Cairo – Flight to Aswan – High Dam – Philae Temple – Nubian Village

After breakfast, your day begins with a short flight from Cairo to Aswan. Upon arrival, you’ll have some time to explore Aswan before settling into your cruise ship accommodation on the Nile. Now, get ready for a great day of further sightseeing!

First, visit the Aswan High Dam, constructed during 1960 to 1970. This dam is the largest of its kind globally and was built to manage the Nile River and prevent flooding in Egypt. Next, you’ll see the Philae Temple, built in honor of the goddess Isis. This temple is stunning and would have been lost to floods if not for the Aswan dam. Return to Aswan to enjoy lunch aboard your cruise ship, and prepare for your next later in the afternoon. You have the option to visit the Nubian Village, which is vibrant with colorful houses. People here have been farming along the Nile for a long time. The village has its own unique culture, and you’ll see camels strolling through the streets.

Accommodation: Cruise ship on the Nile, Aswan
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 4 – Abu Simbel – Kom Ombo – Overnight in Edfu

Optional tour – You’ve got an excellent opportunity to embark on an early morning excursion to marvel at the majestic Great Temples of Abu Simbel. Crafted by Ramses II and Nefertari, these awe-inspiring temples are renowned for their splendor and the remarkable feat of being relocated in 1968 to avoid submersion beneath Lake Nasser.

Alternatively, you can remain on the cruise ship to relax and take in the sights surrounding the Nile.

In the afternoon, you’ll embark on a scenic 5-hour cruise from Aswan to Kom Ombo, where you’ll have the chance to explore the remarkable Kom Ombo Temple. This unique sanctuary is dedicated to two deities: Haroeris, an ancient incarnation of the falcon-headed god Horus, and the revered Crocodile God Sobek. Situated on the banks of the Nile, the temple overlooks the waters where crocodiles once basked in the sun.

In the evening, onboard your Nile cruise ship, you’ll be treated to an unforgettable Egyptian Night Party. Embrace the spirit of the evening by donning a traditional Egyptian garment known as a Galabeya. The festivities will feature a vibrant blend of 60s and 70s dance tunes and traditional Arabian music.

Accommodation: Cruise ship on the Nile, Edfu
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 5 – Edfu – Luxor – Karnak Temples

Today’s morning excursion takes you to explore the majestic Temple of Edfu along the banks of the Nile. Remarkably well-preserved, this temple was erected to honor Horus, the celestial deity and offspring of Osiris and Isis, and dates back to the Greco-Roman era when it was built during the reign of Cleopatra VII.

Following your temple excursion, your Nile voyage continues. In the afternoon, you’ll arrive in Luxor, where you’ll have the opportunity to delve into the awe-inspiring temples of Luxor and Karnak. These architectural marvels, devoted to the worship of the sun god Amun Ra, exemplify the grandeur of ancient pharaonic construction. Additionally, you’ll explore the recently unveiled avenue of sphinxes and a plethora of other stunning sights. Be sure not to overlook the captivating temple illuminations at night for magnificent photo opportunities.

Accommodation: Cruise ship on the Nile, Luxor
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 6 – Luxor – Valley of the Kings – Hatshepsut Temple – Cairo

Step off the cruise ship and begin an early morning adventure to Luxor’s West Bank. Your journey starts by crossing the Nile River. Discover the remarkable Temple of Hatshepsut, a symbol of the achievements of ancient Egypt’s notable female Pharaoh. Hatshepsut, inspired by her powerful father, flourished during her reign. She undertook famous trade voyages to present-day Somalia, the land of Punt, bringing back valuable treasures.

Next, head to the Valley of the Kings, where you can enter a royal tomb and marvel at the array of 64 tombs, each with its unique size and complexity. Ranging from simple pits to elaborate chambers with over 120 royal rooms, this site also features the Colossus of Memnon and ongoing archaeological efforts.

After a day of exploration, you will be transferred to Luxor International Airport for an evening flight to Cairo International Airport. Upon arrival in Cairo, settle in for the night in Cairo hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Cairo

Day 7 – Cairo – Fly home

After breakfast, we’ll arrange a hassle-free transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departing flight. If you’re interested, you can also inquire about the option to extend your journey to the Holy Mount Sinai.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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