Day 1: You will be met and assisted by one of our representatives at the airport of Cairo who will escort you to your hotel for a night in Giza.
Day 2: Today you enjoy a day tour of Cairo. First stop will be the Pyramids of Giza. You visit the Pyramids and continue on to the Great Sphinx. You visit the Egyptian Museum and acquaint yourself with Egypt’s ancient history, spanning a period of over 50 centuries. After the day tour you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel for a night in Aswan (Meals included: BL)
Day 3: After breakfast you will be transferred to your luxurious cruise ship for a 3 night Nile cruise. After check-in, you will begin a guided day tour to the Temple of Philae and the High Dam. You spend the night on board in Aswan (Meals included: BLD).
Day 4: Today the ship will sail to Kom Ombo and Edfu. In Kom Ombo you visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, Edfu. There, you will be taken to see the Temple of Horus, young pharaonic temple is well-preserved and therefore very impressive. In the evening you have dinner on board and spend the night (Meals included: BLD).
Day 5: As the ship sails on toward Luxor, you will pass the city of Esna. Today you can just enjoy the view relaxing on the sundeck while watching the local life on the river and its banks. You spend your last night on board in Luxor (Meals included: BLD)
Day 6: After breakfast on board, you check out at 8 AM to start your day tour of the West Bank of Luxor. First you will be transported to the Necropolis of Thebes, the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor. Then you move on to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. To conclude your Nile cruise, you visit Karnak Temples on the East Bank of Luxor. After the tour you will be transferred to Luxor Airport for a flight to Cairo. Upon arrival you will check in to your hotel in Giza (Meals included: BL).
Day 7: Today you can spend the day at leisure or you can take an optional tour to Coptic Cairo. You spend the night in your hotel in Giza (Meals included: B).
Day 8: After breakfast you drive to Alexandria. Upon arrival your tour will start with a visit of the Catacombs of Kom el-Shoqqafa and Pompey’s Pillar. After lunch you visit Fort Qaitbey and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Alexandrian library. Finally you will drive back to Cairo (Meals included: BL).
Day 9: Today you will drive south to Sakkara to see the Step Pyramids of King Djoser, which were the first pyramids ever built. After that you visit Memphis, the capital of the ancient kingdom and one of the most important cities throughout the history of ancient Egypt. You can spend the rest of your last day in Cairo at leisure (Meals included: B).
Day 10: After breakfast you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your departure flight (Meals included: B).