8 Days Cairo – Nile cruise Holiday

Enjoy 8 days of life-changing sights and experiences that you can use all your 5 senses to explore. Transport yourself in time and place to a range of deserts full of unique features, pyramids and museums full of antiquities. Luxuriate on a cruise as you travel to Luxor and Aswan to learn about and experience temples with your own private Egyptologist. All trips are bespoke and you can customise your trip to meet your needs so that you have an adventure that will take your breath away. Be assured that all transportation is of the highest quality, air conditioned and has seat belts.
Tour Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Cairo
Your personal Egypt Last Minute tour leader will be waiting for you before you arrive at Cairo airport. They will have your name on a sign and will help you from the moment you enter Egypt. If you require a general entry visa to Egypt then please ask us and the tour guide will also get this for you in advance so you do not have to queue. The tour leader will help you through all the normal procedures associated with airports and then the private air-conditioned vehicle (suitable to meet the needs of your group) will then take you to your hotel. The Egypt Last Minute tour leader will also ensure that you get the best room available at the hotel. Throughout your transfer, your tour leader will provide very helpful information so that your trip is the best it can be and then you have the opportunity to ask any questions. Everything is taken care of so you can just sit back and relax. Enjoy a good night’s rest at one of the top quality hotels and prepare for your adventure to begin.
Day 02: Visit the Great Pyramids and Egyptian Museum
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Start the day with a full breakfast and get ready to enjoy day 1.

  • Visit the great pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykerinus, Sphinx and it’s valley temple.
  • Stop for a quality lunch at either a westernised dining area or an Egyptian local restaurant.
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum and be amazed with the treasures of Tutankhamen.
  • Return to your hotel. If you want other things to do in the evening you can either book a night cruise or a visit to the famous Sound and Light show. The typical bazaar of Khan el Khalili is also a very exciting place to visit. Alternatively you can just ask your guide for local information (discos, restaurants, places to walk and the best coffee shops near your hotel), which he will be happy to provide. Transfers to sleeper train to Aswan, Enjoy a good night’s rest at one of the top quality hotels and prepare for your adventure to begin.

Day 3: Aswan – Cruise

  • After Breakfast Arrival at Aswan transfer to the Cruise. Start your tour today with a visit to the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk
  • Continue your day exploring and being fascinated by the pretty Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor.
  • Relax and enjoy dinner –
  • Sleep whilst you sail onboard the Nile cruise

Day 4: Cruise
After breakfast, you will visit Edfu and sail to luxor

  • Visit Edfu Temple, which is dedicated to Horus at Edfu.
  • Sail to Kom Ombo to see the great Temple of Sobek,
  • Enjoy lunch onboard then Sail to luxor.
  • Enjoy a touch of sunbathing and delight yourself with the views on both sides of the Nile as you travel through Egypt.
  • Relax and enjoy dinner – very often there is evening entertainment
  • Sleep whilst you sail onboard the Nile cruise

Day 5: Cruise
After breakfast, you will visit many amazing places!

  • Visit the Valley of the Kings and enter a range of fascinating tombs
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views and the history of the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Proceed onto the Colossi of Memnon.
  • After lunch, you will sail to Edfu, enjoying a dinner onboard.
  • Sleep whilst you sail onboard the Nile cruise

Day 6: Cruise – Sleeping Train

  • After breakfast, you will fly to Cairo
  • You will be transferred to Luxor train station to get in your sleeper train to Cairo.
  • Dinner and overnight in your sleeper train


Day 7: Cairo

  • Upon arrival at Cairo you will be transferred to your hotel.
  • Free day or optional activities to visit Alexandria or Memphis and Sakkara, Stay overnight in Cairo and explore the wide range of coffee shops and traditional eating places at your own leisure


Day 8: A trip to Remember

After 8 exhilierating days of your Egypt Last Minute adventure, it will be time to share your journey with people back home. A guide will be waiting for you after your breakfast to take you to Cairo Airport.

Meals: Breakfast


  • ‘Meet and greet’ service by our Egypt Last Minute representatives
  • Customer services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
  • Emergency number: 00201005759364 or toll free 1 877 775 7633
  • All transport is private, top quality and air-conditioned
  • Accommodation at all cities and food included as listed.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 5 star Nile Cruise which is Full Board.
  • Private multi lingual Egyptologist
  • All service charges and taxes.


  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours



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