Mackenzie Spaulding

Travel Agent
7 Seas Travel Agency

12 Day Tour Of Egypt w/ Nile Cruise

The enduring buzz of Cairo's bustling city streets and imposing Great Pyramids of Giza launch your discovery of Ancient Egypt. Cruise down the Nile to Kom-Ombo, past Luxor, and explore the Valley of the Kings.

Dining Summary

  • 11 Breakfasts 
  • 7 Lunchs 
  • 7 Dinners

Luxor: Enjoy an exclusive encounter on the banks of the Nile where your hosts, the El Boerey family, will share their stories about family life in a typical Luxor village. Savor a local culinary tradition of warm mint tea and freshly baked local bread with honey.

Cairo: Enjoy a visit to Cairo’s Egyptian Museum, home to a remarkable collection of Egyptian antiquities including the world-famous ‘Mask of Tutankhamun’.

Giza: Enjoy a day gazing at the Great Pyramids of Giza and its treasures - the Step Pyramid of Saqqara and the Colossus of Rames II.

Karnak: Stand amid a vast forest of columns in the largest temple complex known to man as your Egyptologist explains the significance behind it. Walk the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes, see the of Rameses II and the Hypostyle Hall.

Luxor: Spend the day discovering the wonders of the Luxor Museum.

Dendera: At the Temple of Hathor, see a rare depiction of Cleopatra and Caesarian.

Aswan: Admire the picturesque setting of Aswan and its iconic sites as you embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. Learn about the beautiful Temple of Isis and the contentious construction of the Aswan Dam.

Kitchener's Island: Sail around Kitchener's Island and its Botanical Gardens in a traditional felucca.

Kom Ombo: Discover the temple of Kom-Ombo and Discover the wonders of the duo gods Horus the Elder and Sobek.

Valley of the Kings: Discover the ancient history behind the final resting place of Egypt's Pharaohs and Queen Hatshepsut's Temple at the Valley of the Kings.

Cairo: Spend your day enjoying the sights of the Hanging Church of St. Mary or embark on a journey to see the ancient Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque.

Must-see Highlights

  • Explore Luxor and Cairo with Egyptologist
  • Visit the temples of Karnak, Luxor Museum, the temple dedicated to Goddess Hathor at Dendera, Luxor Temple, the Temple of Isis on the island of Philae, the Temple at Kom-Ombo, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon in Luxor, the Valley of the Kings and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • View the Step Pyramid in Sakkara, the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Botanical Gardens on Kitchener's Island, the Citadel, Alabaster and Sultan Hassan Mosques in Cairo
  • See the Ramses II statue and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis, the Sound and Light show in Giza
  • Sail in a felucca across the Nile

Whats Included

  • The services of a professional English speaking Egyptologist / Travel Director throughout your journey
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your afternoon & evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Return flight from Cairo to Luxor
  • Seven-night luxury Nile Cruise
  • Flight from Luxor to Cairo
  • Optional Experiences and free time