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Cairo and Nile Cruise budget tours 8 day 7 Night


Experience Cairo and Nile Cruise budget tours 8 day 7 Night. Start to explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. And then, heading down the Nile Valley by the sleeper train to Aswan to enjoy a breathtaking sailing experience aboard a beautiful Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Enjoy seeing the ancient monuments and beautiful scenery, Return back to Cairo for extra day at Leisure or choose an optional tour on offer. Later on, departure transfer to Cairo airport

Cairo and Nile Cruise budget tours-itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

  • Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around the Clock)
    Nile Holiday representative will meet and assist you through immigration and customs formalities. And then, transfer to your hotel. At hotel, you will assist with smooth check-in and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo
  • Meals: welcome drink
Day 2: Egypt Pyramids & Cairo City Tours / Train to Aswan

Day 2: Egypt Pyramids & Cairo City Tours / Train to Aswan

  • Breakfast & Check out from your hotel in Cairo, and then, your Egyptologist tour guide in Cairo will pick you up to visit the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Menkaure. Enjoy fantastic introduction to the ancient wonders of the world. Whilst here, you can visit inside the pyramid or the solar boat Museum (Extra ticket on spot), Move on to visit the Valley temple, and the great Sphinx
  • Move on to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, houses 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts. You will also see the priceless funerary furniture of the boy king Tutankhamon. Your guide will introduce you to the museum’s most important pieces, and then explore the museum at leisure
  • proceed to visit old Cairo, st. sergius and bacchus church and Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Later on continue to visit Khan al Khalili, Cairo’s oldest bazaar, you’ll enjoy time to stroll through the maze of streets. Lastly, you will be transferred to Giza train station to catch your sleeper train to Aswan “12 – 14 hours”. Dinner & Breakfast will be served in your compartment
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Aswan, Nile Cruise Excursions

Day 3: Aswan, Nile Cruise Excursions

  • Upon arrival to Aswan train station, you will be picked up & transfer to your Nile Cruise, check in for 4 days 3 nights. Enjoy your breakfast on board and then start to visit Aswan high dam, an embankment dam built across the River Nile in Aswan, between 1960 -1970, to control the Nile flood and produce electricity. Proceed to visit Philae temple Island, which is almost entirely covered with temples and monuments dates back to the Pharaonic, Greek and Roman times. And then, return to your Nile Cruise, Dinner on board and free time. Overnight in Aswan
  • NB: Abu Simbel tour by ac vehicle is available and can do in Day 4 early morning- as some Cruises start sailing from Aswan after the groups return from Abu Simbel (14:00)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Kom-ombo & Nile Cruise Excursions

Day 4: Kom-ombo & Nile Cruise Excursions

  • Breakfast on board your Nile Cruise while sailing downstream towards Kom-ombo, where you will visit the unusual double temple dedicated to both the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Haroeris. Kom-ombo Temple was built during the Greco-Roman dynasty (190 BC – 219 AD). You can also visit the crocodile museum, where some 300 crocodile mummies are displayed
  • Return to your Nile Cruise and sail to Edfu. On arrival, you will visit the best preserved temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus at Edfu. It was constructed between 237 and 57 BC. The reliefs that cover the Temple’s walls, columns, and doorways, constitute an extremely important source of information about ancient Egyptian religious and mythology. Back to your Nile Cruise and continue sailing to Luxor
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Luxor, Nile Cruise Excursions

Day 5: Luxor, Nile Cruise Excursions

  • Breakfast on board, your tour guide onborad the Nile Cruise will escort you to visit the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the ancient pharaohs ruled for almost 500 years between the 16th to 11th century B.C. You will visit 3 well preserved tombs recommended by your tour guide. Whilst here, you can visit the tomb of young Pharaoh Tutankhamon and Ramses VI (Extra ticket on spot)
  • Proceed to visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Hatshepsuit was the female Pharaoh, who posed as a male to gain the throne for 22 years. And then, Drive to see the two colossi of Memnon, the only remains of the funerary temple of Amenhotep III. Lunch on board your Nile Cruise & Overnight in Luxor
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Luxor East Bank, Nile Cruise Excursions / Train to Cairo

Day 6: Luxor East Bank, Nile Cruise Excursions / Train Luxor to Cairo

  • Disembarkation after breakfast, start to visit Karnak temple, the largest religious temple in Egypt, built for Amon, the principal god in Luxor. Continue to visit Luxor temple, once joined to the temple of Karnak by 3 km long avenue of sphinxes. Late afternoon, you will be transferred to Luxor train station to catch your Sleeper train to Cairo “9-11 hours” Dinner & Breakfast on board the sleeper train in your compartment
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7: Cairo – Free Day

Day 7: Cairo – Free Day 

  • Upon your arrival to Giza train station, you will be transferred to your Hotel in Cairo, check in – if available!. Free time at your own leisure or enjoy an extra excursion on offer:  Alexandria day tour by ac vehicle Or Day tour to visit Dahshur bent Pyramid, Memphis and Saqqara step Pyramid
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: Departure Transfer

Day 8: Departure Transfer

  • Breakfast at your hotel, you’ll enjoy free time – check out and then transfer to Cairo airport for departure flight
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Cairo and Nile Cruise budget tours 8 day 7 Night
  • If you would like to request this tour itinerary or create a Tailor Made Holiday Click Here to inquire.
  • If you don’t fancy travelling by overnight sleeper train, opt to undertake the journey by flight Upgrade. The option includes air travel between Cairo / Aswan and Luxor / Cairo with two Nights accommodation in the comfort of your hotel, Please request up-grade

Cairo and Nile Cruise budget tours-include-exclude

Tour Price included: –

  • Meet and greet by our representatives at airports
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned Vehicles
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Cairo including breakfast
  • 2 Nights accommodation on sleeper train on half board basis
  • 3 Nights accommodation in 5 star Nile Cruise on full board
  • Full day to the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Bazaar
  • All sightseeing tours along the Nile Cruise Journey
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch in Cairo at high quality local restaurant
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Portage when needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Tour Price Excludes : –

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Tipping)
  • Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar boat Museum, the royal Mummy room in the Egyptian Museum & Tutankhamen, Seti 1 & Ramses VI tombs in the Valley of the Kings etc (Payable on spot).

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