10-Day Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo Tour

Enjoy a dream Egyptian vacation with our classic 10-Day Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo travel package. Visit some of the best attractions in and around Cairo with your own expert guide and personal driver.

Fly to Luxor and board a luxury Nile cruise to Aswan. Enjoy delicious cuisine, fabulous on-board accommodation and guided excursions to some of the finest ancient monuments in Upper Egypt before returning to Cairo for even more sightseeing. With our epic luxury Nile cruise and Cairo package, lifelong memories are guaranteed!

From: US$ 1,995

Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo

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Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrive in Cairo / Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo Tour Begins

Touch down in the Land of the Pharaohs for your 10-day luxury Nile cruise Cairo vacation. When you land at Cairo International Airport, your assigned tour manager and driver will be there to meet you. You will then be transferred to your hotel in one of our deluxe air-conditioned vehicles.

On arrival at your hotel, your tour manager will assist with check-in and then he or she will discuss your itinerary with you. They will also confirm pick up times for your upcoming tour/s in Cairo. After this, you will have the rest of the day for yourself.

DAY 2 – Private Saqqara and Giza Tours

After breakfast, your guide and driver will fetch you from hotel, and the first leg of your luxury Nile cruise Cairo package begins. Today we take you so see the Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Djozer located in an ancient necropolis at Saqqara. This was the first pyramid ever built by the Egyptians.

After your tour at Saqqara, you will be taken for some lunch at a good local restaurant. Once you have finished your lunch, you are then move on to the Giza necropolis on the outskirts of Cairo. Here you guide will accompany you on a tour of the legendary Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx. Your tour also includes visiting the Valley Temple at the same site.

Meals Include – Breakfast & Lunch

DAY 3 – Transfer to Luxor; Cruise Embarkation, and East Bank Tour

Breakfast at your hotel and then at the confirmed time your tour manager and driver will arrive. You will be assisted with check-out and then we drive you to the airport for your short flight to Luxor. On arrival in Luxor, you will be met and then taken to board your luxury 5-Star cruise.

Lunch is served aboard the ship and then in the afternoon one of our expert guides will accompany you and a small number of our other clients on a tour on the East Bank. Today you will visit Luxor Temple, and the ruins of the vast Karnak Temple complex.

After your tour, you head back to the cruise ship, and you will then have the rest of the day to yourself. Dinner will be served in the evening, and you will overnight aboard the ship at Luxor.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 4 – Luxor West Bank Tour and Cruise to Edfu

Shortly after breakfast, you will be taken for a tour on the West Bank. During this tour, you visit the Valley of Kings, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Following your tour, you head back to your cruise ship which will then depart for Edfu.

Lunch and afternoon tea will be served while sailing to Edfu via the Esna Lock. This night of your cruise is spent on the river at Edfu.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 5 – Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Cruise to Aswan

Enjoy breakfast aboard the ship and then your guide will be accompanying you on a visit to Horus Temple.  Following your visit to the temple, you head back to the ship and it then sails to Kom Ombo where you will visit an ancient twin-temple complex. This complex was dedicated to two gods: Sobek and Haroeris.

Following your tour, you will then be sailing to Aswan where you will spend this night of your luxury cruise on the river.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 6 – Aswan Tour and Free Time

Breakfast served at the usual time and then your guide will be taking you to see three Aswan tourist attractions: the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the ancient Philae Temple. Following your tour, you will head back to the cruise ship and you will have the rest of the day to yourself. Overnight aboard the ship at Aswan.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 – Transfer to Cairo

Breakfast served aboard the ship at the usual time, and then you will check-out.  Enjoy some free time in Aswan for visiting markets and/or for doing some shopping, and then you will be driven to the airport where you will board a flight back to Cairo.

When you land in Cairo you will again be met at the airport and then transferred to the hotel where you will be staying for the last three nights of your Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo vacation.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 8 – Private Cairo Sightseeing Tour

At the confirmed time, your personal expert guide and driver will collect you from your hotel and then you will head off to see three famous Cairo attractions. Your first stop today will be a visit to the world-famous Egyptian Museum.

After you have finished at the museum, you will then head to the Salah El Din Citadel that was constructed in 1183 AD. Its original purpose was to defend the city against invading Crusaders. While at the Citadel, you will also visit the splendid Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque.

Following you tour of the mosque, you will be taken for lunch at a good local restaurant, and then you will visit the vibrant Khan el Khalili Bazaar. This is one of the biggest and oldest bazaars in the entire Middle East. It is centuries old and is still the shopping place of choice for most everyday Egyptians living in Cairo.

Once you are finished at the bazaar, you will then be driven back to your hotel and you will have the rest of the afternoon to yourself

Meals Included – Breakfast & Lunch

DAY 9 – Optional Day Trip to Alexandria

Breakfast is provided at your hotel and then you can either have the day for yourself, or you can enjoy a day trip to Alexandria. If you choose to visit Alexandria, your sightseeing tour there will see you visiting Qaitbay Fort; Alexandria Library; an ancient Roman cemetery, and a site known simply as the Catacombs. After your tour, you will then be driven back to your hotel in Cairo for the last night of your Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo holiday package.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 10 – Luxury Nile Cruise and Cairo Tour Ends [Final Departure]

Have breakfast at your hotel and then at the appropriate time your tour manager and your driver will meet you at the hotel and once you have checked-out, they will take you to the airport in time for your flight back home.

Meals Included – Breakfast

Included

Not Included in your Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo Tour

  • Meet and greet service by one of our representatives at airports
  • Assistance from our guest relations department throughout your stay if/when needed
  • All transfers in our private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation for 5 nights in Cairo – includes daily breakfast & all taxes
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5-star Super deluxe Nile cruise ship with full board
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo and Giza [Private Guided Tours]
  • All sightseeing tours during your Nile Cruise [small group tours]
  • Entrance fees to all sites listed in our Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo itinerary
  • English-speaking expert guide for all tours
  • Lunch during tours in Cairo and Giza as indicated in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during tours
  • Domestic flights [Cairo – Luxor & Aswan – Cairo]
  • Portage if/when needed
  • All service charges & taxes [no hidden charges]
  • Complimentary photo session around at the Giza Pyramids

Excluded

Not Included in your Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo Tour

  • International airfare to and from Cairo
  • Egyptian tourist / entry visa
  • Optional tours and/or activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping kitty

Accommodation Plan

Gold Plan

  • Le Riad Hotel de Charme, Cairo
  • Mayfair Nile Cruise

Diamond Plan

  • Le Riad Hotel de Charme, Cairo
  • Soneste St. George Nile Cruise

Prices

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Prices for our Luxury Nile Cruise Cairo package are quoted per person in US$ and are valid until the 30th of September 2022, except during the Easter, Christmas and New Year holidays. Discounted rates for children. Contact us for an exact price quote.

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Explore Egypt and Jordan your way by selecting only the attractions you want to visit