Embark on a marvellous adventure through Egypt and follow the footsteps of the Pharaohs with our eight-day trip. Uncover the mysteries of the Great Pyramids in Cairo and the iconic Valley of the Kings. Enjoy Full-Board Nile River Cruise and delight in Aswan and Kom Ombo sights. You'll be diving deeply into Egyptian culture and its rich heritage while respecting the environment, interacting with local communities rather than international brands and much more. You'll be offsetting the unavoidable aspects of your journey and receiving a carbon-neutralization certificate through Eol's eco-social projects, which help local farmers and communities. Our ultimate goal is to organize an authentic experience by providing a complete trip that benefits the locals and the environment. Thanks to our partnership with sekem Egypt's leading Sustainable Development Since 1977
Day 1 Sunday, Welcome to Egypt
Arrive at Cairo International Airport with your scheduled flight; once you arrive, you will meet your flight manager before customs. He will assist you with customs clearance, transfer to your hotel in Cairo, check-in and overnight.
Day 2 Monday: Pyramids of Giza, Grand Egyptian Museum
After you enjoy your Breakfast, your guide will take you to Giza's pyramid plateau to have the privileged of watching some of the first fascinating sceneries, including the world-famous tombs of Cheops, Chefren, and mykerinos, as well as the sphinx.
After completion, The Great Egyptian Museum at the Cairo Gate on the Giza Plateau (next to the Pyramids) became the jewel of Egypt's new crown and one of the world's largest, most modern, and most famous museums. The Museum will house more than 50,000 artefacts, including all the personal holdings of the Golden King Tutankhamun, all gathered for the first time in one place.
Note: The Great Egyptian Museum is scheduled to open in 2022; if it is not open alliteratively, you will visit the Egyptian national Museum Afternoon; you will get a chance to see numerous pharaonic eras, including the Tutankhamun exhibition in our Egyptian National Museum trip
Meals Included; Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3 Cairo / Aswan
Early Morning you get a transfer to Cairo airport to catch your plane to Aswan. Upon arrival in Aswan, your guided trip to the Aswan Dam begins; The first dam was built in 1898-1902 and was the largest dam in the world at the time, but later a new high dam was built in 1960-1971. After that, you will visit the Temple of Philae, the Temple of Isis and Hathor
Later in the afternoon, you check in at your Nubian guest house, and you will have the opportunity to book our Exclusive Tour of the Nubian Village, including Lunch overlooking the view of Aswan city from the Island.
On this tour, you will get unmatched first-hand experience interacting with Nubian Villagers and enjoy an unforgettable dinner cooked by the housewife of the family we support in this part of Egypt. You also want to overlook the view of illuminated Aswan city.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 4, Wednesday: Aswan Tour
In the morning, you'll enjoy the Nubian Breakfast and a great view of the Nile River; then, you head to your 5 * Nile Cruise Boat around noon. After check-in, you will have a ride on a felucca around the islands of elephantine, looking at the famous Cataract Hotel.
You have an opportunity to book with your local guide an optional trip to Tombs of the Nobels on the west bank of Aswan.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5 Thursday: Aswan, Sailing to Kom Ombo
Early in the Morning, you have the opportunity to book optional tours at an additional cost, A trip to Abu Simbel, where you will drive there (about 4 hours). As part of a guided tour (by a local expert guide in Abu Simbel), you will visit the impressive rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel. After sightseeing (about 1.5-2 hours), you will return to Aswan. After Lunch, your sailing trip starts with a visit to Kom Ombo; after that, you will sail to Edfu and enjoy the river and the night lights emanating from the surrounding villages from your sundeck overnight.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Day 6 Friday: Edfu - Luxor Temple
Early Morning You'll head to Edfu's pier in the Morning to visit the Temple of Horus. Afterwards, you'll start to sail to Luxor, where you'll experience the captivating Nile panorama from the sun deck. Then you'll arrive at Luxor's old royal seat. Next, you'll have a guided tour of the illuminated Luxor Temple.
Meals on Board: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day 7 Saturday: West Thebes – Karnak Cairo
Early in the Morning, the tour will begin on the West Bank near the tombs in the famous Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the statue of the great Memnon, and after that, you will visit Karnak Temple, including the old Sphinx Street. Later you catch a plane to Cairo; upon arrival in Cairo, your tour Manager will escort you to a hotel near the airport.
Note: You can start earlier and book a sunrise ride in a hot balloon for an additional fee
Day 08 Sunday Departure
After Breakfast, your tour manager will pick you up and head to the airport to safely catch a plane back home country.
NB You can extend your stay for a week in Hurghada, Eed Sea and enjoy the beach. It's only a 3-4 hour drive from Luxor.
Services & Transfers
- All Transfer from Airport Hotel Airport
- Flight Tickets Cairo - Aswan & Luxor /Cairo
- One full-day tour of the pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum
- One full day Old Islamic and Coptic Cairo
- Private tour Assistant Remote
- Private Local Mobile Phone to be connected with your private tour assistant round trip
- Guided Tour of The High Dam Unfinished obelisk and Philae
- Guided Luxor and Karnak Temple
- Guided tour of Kom Ombo Temple
- Guided Tour Edfu Temple
- Guided tour of Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple and close of Memnon
- Carbon footprint neutralization certificate
- Extra Meals or Beverages
- Optional Sightseeing by Locals
- Nubian Village with Dinner
- Abo Simbel Temple
- Hot Air Balloon
Superior Accommodations 4*++
- Cairo: Radisson Blu or Similar on BB
- Aswan: Nubian Eco Lodge, Nile View or BB
- Nile Cruise: HS Concerto or Similar on FB
- BB = Bed and Breakfast
- HB = Breakfast and Dinner
- FB = Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner( Stars with Lunch end with Breakfast)