Immerse Yourself in 12 Days of Egypt’s Rich History: Cairo, Alexandria, And Nile Cruise

Experience the enchanting beauty and historical wonders of Egypt with our immersive 12-day tour. Discover the captivating blend of Cairo’s bustling streets, the Mediterranean charm of Alexandria, and the serene Nile River on a luxurious cruise. This comprehensive package promises an unforgettable journey. Book now to secure your adventure in Egypt and receive instant confirmation!


Immerse yourself in Egypt’s rich heritage on this 12-day adventure that takes you through the bustling streets of Cairo, the coastal allure of Alexandria, and a serene Nile River cruise. Expert local guides and carefully chosen accommodations ensure a comfortable and enriching experience. Uncover ancient secrets, witness stunning landscapes, and enjoy cultural encounters on this unforgettable journey.

Highlights of the Tour:

  • Cairo: Explore the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, and Egyptian Museum.
  • Alexandria: Visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and Montaza Palace.
  • Nile Cruise: Sail along the Nile with stops at Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan.
  • Aswan: Discover the charm of Philae Temple and the colossal Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Luxor: Unearth treasures at the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.


  • Knowledgeable local guides.
  • Carefully selected accommodations.
  • Comprehensive package with meals, transportation, and entrance fees.
  • Hassle-free booking with instant confirmation.
  • Customization options, including pickup times.


Day 1 – Cairo Arrival

  • Arrival at Cairo International Airport.
  • Transfer to your hotel.
  • Welcome dinner.

Day 2 – Cairo: Pyramids and Sphinx

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza.
  • Explore the Sphinx.
  • Egyptian Museum.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3 – Alexandria Day Trip

  • Breakfast.
  • Drive to Alexandria.
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
  • Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa.
  • Montaza Palace.
  • Return to Cairo.

Day 4 – Nile Cruise: Luxor

  • Breakfast.
  • Fly to Luxor.
  • Luxor Temple.
  • Check-in to your Luxor hotel.
  • Free evening.

Day 5 – Luxor: Valley of the Kings

  • Breakfast.
  • Valley of the Kings.
  • Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon.
  • Karnak Temple.
  • Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6 – Nile Cruise: Edfu and Kom Ombo

  • Breakfast.
  • Sail to Edfu.
  • Edfu Temple.
  • Sail to Kom Ombo.
  • Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Overnight on the Nile.

Day 7 – Nile Cruise: Aswan

  • Breakfast.
  • Sail to Aswan.
  • Philae Temple.
  • Unfinished Obelisk.
  • Overnight on the Nile in Aswan.

Day 8 – Aswan: Abu Simbel Excursion

  • Breakfast.
  • Early morning visit to Abu Simbel (optional).
  • Free time in Aswan.
  • Optional evening Nile felucca ride.

Day 9 – Aswan to Cairo

  • Breakfast.
  • Disembark from the cruise.
  • Fly to Cairo.
  • Free time in Cairo.

Day 10 – Cairo: Free Day

  • Breakfast.
  • Enjoy a leisurely day in Cairo.
  • Optional excursions available.

Day 11 – Cairo: Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit Coptic Cairo, including the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
  • Explore Islamic Cairo, including the Citadel and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.
  • Farewell dinner.

Day 12 – Cairo Departure

  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.


  • Accommodation in well-selected hotels and on the Nile cruise.
  • Daily breakfast, most lunches, and dinners.
  • Domestic flights and ground transportation.
  • Entrance fees to mentioned attractions.
  • Expert local guides.
  • Nile River cruise with full board.


  • International airfare.
  • Optional activities.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses.

Pricing Information:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1940 $19770 $2160 $
Solo traveler2840 $2885 $2970 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room2385 $2420 $2670 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler3385 $3435 $3525 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room3240 $3970 $
Solo traveller4430 $4930 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room4890 $5440 $
Solo traveller6500 $7100 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Respect local customs and traditions.
  • Stay hydrated and wear sunscreen.
  • Dress modestly when visiting religious sites.
  • Bargain respectfully at local markets.
  • Stay hydrated and drink bottled water.

Trip Notes:

  • Itineraries may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Travelers should have a valid passport and necessary visas.


  1. Is Egypt a safe destination for tourists?
    • Yes, Egypt is a safe and welcoming destination. We prioritize your safety.
  2. What is the average group size on these tours?
    • Group sizes vary but are typically small, offering a personalized experience.
  3. Can I customize my tour?
    • Yes, you can request customizations, including changes to pickup times or additional excursions.
  4. Is travel insurance necessary?
    • We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance for your peace of mind.
  5. What should I pack for the trip?
    • Comfortable clothing, sunscreen, and a camera to capture memories are recommended.

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Egypt Tours Tips

  • Footwear Comfort: Ensure you wear comfortable shoes, as you’ll be doing a lot of walking and exploring.
  • Local SIM Card: Consider purchasing a local SIM card for convenient and affordable access to mobile data and calls.
  • Currency: Carry some Egyptian pounds as the local currency, which will be widely accepted in most places.
  • Basic Arabic Phrases: Learning a few Arabic phrases like “Shokran” (Thank you) and “Mn Fadlak” (Please) can go a long way in communication and showing respect to the local culture.
  • Culinary Adventures: Don’t miss out on trying traditional Egyptian dishes like Ful and Ta’meya, which are both delicious and a cultural experience.
  • Stay Hydrated: It’s important to stay hydrated, especially during the scorching summer months. Carry a water bottle with you.
  • Weekend Days: Note that the weekend in Egypt is on Friday and Saturday, so plan your activities and visits accordingly.
  • Metro Travel: The Cairo Metro is one of the quickest and most cost-effective ways to get around the city, so consider using it for transportation.
  • Tour Guide: Having a knowledgeable tour guide can enhance your experience in Egypt, as they can provide insights into the history and culture of the places you visit.

General Highlights

  • Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx: Explore the iconic Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid, and visit the enigmatic Sphinx nearby.
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar: Shop for souvenirs and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Khan El Khalili Bazaar in Old Cairo.
  • Islamic & Coptic Attractions: Experience the rich history and spirituality of Old Cairo by visiting its Islamic and Coptic attractions, including mosques and churches.
  • Luxor’s Majestic Temples & Tombs: Witness the grandeur of Luxor by exploring its magnificent temples like Karnak and Luxor Temple, as well as the Valley of the Kings and Queens.
  • Egyptian Museum: Rediscover Egypt’s fascinating history at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, home to countless ancient artifacts, including Tutankhamun’s treasures.
  • Philae and Abu Simbel Temples: Visit the stunning temples of Philae in Aswan and the colossal Abu Simbel temples, known for their incredible architecture and history.
  • Nile Cruise: Take a picturesque Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan, or the reverse journey, to witness the beauty of the Nile River and explore historical sites along the way.
  • Egyptian Oases: Discover the natural allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa and Bahariya, where you can experience a tranquil desert landscape and unique culture.
  • Red Sea Adventures: Enjoy water activities like swimming, diving, and snorkeling in resort cities along the Red Sea, such as Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, known for their beautiful coral reefs and marine life.

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