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8 Days Cairo, Alexandria and Nile Cruise Tour

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$1,460.00 per person

Visit the land of the Pharaohs and the most important sites on this 8-day Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel & Luxor tour that includes domestic flights, hotels with breakfast daily, lunches on the tours, Nile Cruise with all meals, sightseeing, transfers, and all taxes. Book today & receive a special rate with no hidden fees.

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8 Days Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Nile Cruise, Abu Simbel & Luxor Tour

Available: Every day
Starts in:
Cairo
Ends in: Cairo
Accommodation: 5-star hotels, also be open to your own choice.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Arrive any day in Cairo. Upon your arrival in Cairo, you will be met with our company representative in the arrivals area of the airport who will be holding a signboard with your name on it. After meet and greet, you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel in Cairo. Rest of the day will be at leisure.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): No meals are included on this day
  • Accommodation: Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa OR Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 2: Discover Giza Pyramids & Sakkara & Memphis

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
The great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx are probably the most famous ancient site in the world and the only ones still exist from the Ancient Seven Wonders of the world your trip to Egypt is not completed till you visit the Pyramids of Giza and even if you visited Egypt more than one time you should visit the Pyramids every time you be in Egypt, the pyramids and the Sphinx at the base of the Giza plateau, are the iconic image of Egypt don’t forget to take a photo in front of the Pyramids and Sphinx.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Al Giza Desert, Saqqara 12919 Egypt
The most conspicuous landmark of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid, the tomb of the third Dynasty ruler Djoser or Zoser, built by Imhotep and thought to be the earliest major stone structure erected in Egypt. The form of the pyramid can be explained as a development of the large mastabas (mud-brick tombs) of the First and Second Dynasties; the six steps, each smaller than the one below, having been produced by the addition to the original mastaba of successive new layers of masonry, accompanied by the enlargement of the lower stages.

The Step Pyramid stands 60 meters high and is built of locally quarried clay sandstone of poor quality. You can no longer enter the pyramid due to safety issues. The chambers and passages in the interior of the pyramid served partly for the burial of close relatives of the King (in particular those of his sons who died in childhood) and partly for storing grave goods for the use of the dead

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Sphinx of Memphis, Mit Rahina, Al Badrashin 11511 Egypt
The Sphinx is a statue of a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human being carved from limestone, and it is likely that it was originally covered with a layer of plaster and colored, and traces of the original colors are still visible next to one of his ears.

Located on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt, the Sphinx is also the guardian of the plateau. It is the oldest known colossal carving. Its length is about 73.5 meters, including 15 meters long for its front feet, its width is 19.3 meters, and its highest height from the ground is about 20 meters to the top of the head. It is believed that the ancient Egyptians built it during the reign of King Khafre (2558 BC-2532 BC), the builder of the second pyramid in Giza.

Duration: 45 minutes

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa OR Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 3: Visit 5 activities in Alexandria Sightseeing

Stop At: City Centre Alexandria, Alexandria Cairo Desert Road, Alexandria 11432 Egypt
You can return to the top from the Aswari Column, which is one of the most famous monuments and is the highest monument in the world. And Qaitbay Castle in the Bahri region in the far west of Alexandria, a view built at the ancient site of the Alexandria Lighthouse, which was destroyed in the year 702 AH following the devastating earthquake that occurred during the reign of Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad bin Qalawun. And after the Roman in the Kom al-Dikka area in the city center, which is one of the monuments of the Roman era. And the new Library of Alexandria, which is one of the most recent and prominent cultural monuments in America and the surrounding world, America, America, which was an ancient beacon about two thousand years ago. It is the Alexandria Opera House or Sayed Darwish Theater, which was built in 1918 and opened in 1921.

Duration: 7 hours

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa OR Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 4: Fly From Cairo To Aswan & Start Your Nile Cruise & Visit the Temple Of Phiale & Aswan High Dam

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
One of Nubia’s most important monument sites, the Temples of Philae, 12 kilometers south of Aswan, was an ancient pilgrimage center for the cult of Isis and dazzled travelers with its power for centuries. This sacred site was venerated from the Pharaonic era up to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods with each ruler adding their own stamp onto the stones here. Saved from a watery grave by UNESCO’s rescue project, which transferred the monuments block by block from Philae Island to Agilika Island, today, the temples continue to work their charm on all who visit

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
The Aswan High Dam or the High Dam is a water dam on the Nile River in southern Egypt. It was established during the reign of Gamal Abdel Nasser and the Soviets helped build it. The dam helped a lot in controlling the flow of water and mitigating the effects of the Nile flood. Used to generate electricity in Egypt. The length of the dam is 3600 meters, the width of the base is 980 meters, the width of the summit is 40 meters, and the height is 111 meters. The volume of the body of the dam is 43 million cubic meters of cement, iron and other materials, and it can pass through the dam at a flow of water up to 11,000 cubic meters of water per second. Construction of the dam began in 1960 and the total cost was estimated at one billion dollars, one-third written off by the Soviet Union. 400 Soviet experts worked on building the dam and completed its construction in 1968. The last 12 generators were installed in 1970 and the dam was officially opened in 1971.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight 5 Stars Nile Cruise Boat Accommodation

Day 5: Abu Simbel Temples & Start Sailing To Visit Temple Of Kom Ombo

Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
Abu Simbel is an archaeological site located on the west bank of Lake Nasser, about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is one of the “monuments of Nubia” listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. And that starts from the direction of the flow of the river from Abu Simbel to Philae (near Aswan).

The twin temples were originally carved from the mountains during the reign of King Ramses II in the thirteenth century BC, as a permanent monument to him and Queen Nefertari, to commemorate his victory in the Battle of Kadesh. However, in 1960 the facility complex was completely moved to another location, on an artificial hill made of a dome structure, and over the Aswan High Dam reservoir.

It was necessary to relocate the temples to avoid them being submerged during the construction of Lake Nasser

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Nagoa Ash Shatb, Kom Ombo 81611 Egypt
The Kom Ombo Temple is located in Kom Ombo in the Aswan Governorate, southern Egypt. The temple was established during the reign of Ptolemy VI to worship the gods Sobek and Horus. The temple area has recently been restored and renewed. This temple was established during the reign of Ptolemy VI Philomator, but its decoration was only completed in the Roman era during the time of Emperor Tiberius, and we see in this temple also the same features that we find in other Ptolemaic Egyptian temples in terms of design, architecture and decoration. However, this temple has a special feature that resulted in local worship in the place, where people worshiped two local deities, namely Sobek and Horus with the head of a falcon, and despite the difference between these two deities in origin and character, they lived side by side for long centuries without mixing or pairing us Together

Duration: 2 hours

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight 5 Stars Nile Cruise Boat Accommodation

Day 6: Visit Temple Of Edfu and Continue sailing To Visit Temple Of Luxor

Stop At: Temple of Horus, Adfo, Edfu Egypt
The Temple of Edfu, or the Temple of Horus, is the second temple of ancient Egypt in size, after the Temple of Karnak, located in the city of Edfu in Upper Egypt on the west bank of the Nile, which was known during the Hellenistic period in colloquial Greek as (Ἀπόλλωνος πόλις) and in Latin (Apollonopolis Magna), representing the temple One of the last attempts of the Ptolemies to build temples in line with their ancestors’ style and grandeur. The Temple of Horus took about 180 years to build.

The temple is dedicated to the main god Horus, who was identified as Apollo according to the Greek interpretation. It is one of the best preserved attractions in Egypt. The temple was built during the rule of the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 237 and 57 BC. M. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information about language, mythology, and religion during the Hellenistic period in Egypt

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
The Luxor Temple is a large complex of ancient Egyptian temples located on the eastern bank of the Nile River in the city of Luxor today known as (Thebes ancient). Founded in 1400 BC. The Luxor Temple was built to worship Amun-Ra, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. They are the gods, which are also called the Theban Triad (Theban Triad). Luxor Temple was built during the reign of the kings of the Eighteenth Dynasty and the Nineteenth Dynasty. The most important buildings in the temple are those that were built by Kings Amenhotep III (1397-1360 BC) and Ramses II (1290-1223 BC) (who added to the temple the open courtyard, the edifice, and the obelisks). King Thutmose III (1490-1436 BC) also resided.

Duration: 1 hour

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight 5 Stars Nile Cruise Boat Accommodation

Day 7: Hot Air Balloon & Valley Of The Kings & Hatshbsut Temple & Karnak Temple With Luxor Temple & Fly Back To Cairo

Stop At: Hot Air Balloons Luxor, Khaled Ibn Walid St، Gazirat Al Awameyah, Luxor, Luxor Governorate 85951, Egypt
Hot Air Balloon Trip

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
The Valley of the Kings, also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings, is a valley in Egypt The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes, within the heart of the Theban Necropolis. The wadi consists of two valleys, East Valley and West Valley.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Amun spoiled Hatshepsut, famous for (Hatshepsut), the most famous queen who ruled Egypt, and the most powerful of them; Her rule was a milestone not only in the history of the Eighteenth Dynasty but in the entire ancient history of Egypt.

Hatshepsut is the fifth king of the ancient Egyptian eighteenth dynasty, and Egyptologists consider her to be one of the most successful kings of the ancient Egyptians.

Her name means: concubine of Amun, preferred over the ladies, or concubine of Amun, the Dora of the princesses

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Karnak, or the Karnak Temple Complex, which is known as the Karnak Temple, is a group of temples, buildings and columns, where the expansion and construction processes continued since the Pharaonic era, specifically the kings of the Middle Kingdom, until the Roman era in Luxor in Egypt on the eastern coast. The temple was built for the divine triad Amun (Amun Ra in modern times), his wife the goddess Mut and their son the god Khonsu; And each of them has a temple belonging to the Karnak Temples Complex. Sometimes tourists and non-specialists only mean Karnak Temple, the temple belongs to Amun Amun-Ra.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
The Colossi of Memnon statue, meaning a colossal colossus, known locally as (Al-Kulsat or Salamat), is two huge statues, built around the year 1350 BC, which are all that remains of a temple built-in memory of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty, located in the funerary city of Thebes, located west of the Nile River from the present-day city of Luxor. The two identical statues depicted Amenhotep III (who lived in the fourteenth century B.C.) sitting, his hands spread out on his knees and looking towards the east (actually towards the South East according to recent trends) towards the river. Two short figures are carved on the front of the throne, along with his legs: his wife Tiye and his mother Death M and Ya. The side panels depict the Nile god Habi.

Duration: 25 minutes

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa OR Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 8: Departure from Cairo — End of Tour Service

After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Cairo (hotel check-out is before 11:00 am) and will then be transferred to the Cairo International airport according to your flight details or to join the tour in Jordan. This will be the end of our tour and services.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: Accommodation Not Included

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation
  • All domestic flights from Cairo to Aswan & from Luxor to Cairo
  • 4 nights in Cairo at a 5-star hotel including breakfast
  • 3 nights on the cruise full board
  • English speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International Airfare.
  • Visa to enter Egypt.
  • Optional tours.
  • Services not mentioned in the program.
  • Optional tours mentioned in the program, they will be provided at an additional cost.
  • Drinks with meals.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • Please be advised that the order /sequence in which the daily tours occur within the above day-by-day package tour itinerary can be subject to change depending on the availability of domestic flight tickets per the itinerary, opening/closing of various historical sites, etc.

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1 review for 8 Days Cairo, Alexandria and Nile Cruise Tour

  1. Craig M.

    We booked our eight night tour through One Nation Travel. We spoke to Bilal several times and discussed what we expected on our Egypt vacation. Bilal set it all up, and did a wonderful job. We were always met by a guide or a driver and all transfers were perfect.

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