Cairo & Nile Cruise Packages

Option 2

1200$ / Per Person


10 Day /9 Night


Tour Description

Explore the Great Civilization of ancient Egypt in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, and Aswan. Starting in Cairo with one of the world's seven wonders (The Great Pyramid) at Giza Plateau with the extraordinary human-headed lion (The Sphinx), then the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which contains enormous number of ancient Egyptian beautiful items. Also you will proceed to see the fantastic architectural building of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Then moving to Luxor and Aswan to explore Pharaonic Egypt with its massive temples and well decorated tombs from the board of your Nile cruise. Then going to “The pride of the Mediterranean" Alexandria where you will witness on the Greco-Roman Civilization throughout the city.

Tour Includes
  • Meet and assist service at the airport upon arrival.
  • Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Air Conditioned Private vehicle.
  • 8 Day Tours
  • Sleeper Train Tickets (Cairo-Luxor , Aswan-Cairo)
  • 2 Airport transfers in Cairo
  • 4 Railway Station Transfers (2 in Cairo , 1 in Luxor, 1 in Aswan)
  • Round Transfers (Cairo-Alexandria, Alexandria-Cairo)
  • 1 Hour Felucca Ride in Aswan
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • Tourism Police Permission
  • Tax
Tour Excludes
  • International airfare
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals and drinks during tours
  • Camel ride
  • Entry visa
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned above


Cairo Arrival:
Upon arrival to Cairo Airport our Egypt Select Tours representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall to get your visa ,then picking you up to your hotel to check in and stay in Cairo overnight


Upon arrival to Cairo Airport our Egypt Select Tours representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall to get your visa ,then picking you up to your hotel to check in and stay in Cairo overnight
Our Egypt Select tours tour guide will meet and transfer you from hotel to Giza Plateau to visit the massive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure from old kingdom which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx). The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world which still standing today, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list. Then you will go to witness the Complex of Saqqarawhich belongs to King Zoser and his step pyramid which is considered the first pyramid in Egypt and the first rock-cut building in the history built by using limestone . Moving on towards Memphis "one of the ancient Egyptian Capitals until around 2,200 BC" which was a cult center for God Ptah god of creation and artworks, you will find there a lot of temples and monuments dedicated for him After that you will be transferred to Giza railway station to take the Sleeper Train towards Luxor and staying on the train overnight.


Luxor Nile Cruise / Luxor "East Bank Tour”:
Upon arrival to Luxor Railway Station in the morning, you will be transferred to visit the two massive temples used for daily life activities on the eastern bank of the Nile The first one is Karnak Temple Complex which comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings. Building at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic Period. It's a vast open-air museum, and the second largest ancient religious site in the world. It's mainly a place to worship the Theban triad (Gods Amon, his consort Mut, and their son Khunso). The Second Temple is Luxor Temple which is believed that one of the ancient Egyptian's festivals was held inside the temple as there are different scenes on the walls representing the celebration of the festival. Its inner part was built by King Amenhotep III while the outer part was built by well known King Ramses II. After entering the temple you will find a mosque called (Abu Al-Haggag) was built on the ruins of a church which were built inside the temple. To the rear of the temple there are chapels built by King Thutmosis III and Alexander the Great. Then going for the Nile Cruise embarkation to have lunch, enjoy folkloric show, having dinner and stay on board overnight in Luxor.


Luxor "West Bank Tour":
You will have breakfast, then you will be picked up to visit the archaeological sites of the ancient Egyptians on the west bank of the Nile including (Valley of the kings where you will see the well preserved tombs belonging to the kings of the new kingdom including the great ruler Ramses II and the young King Tut Ankh Amon, The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut it's called "the Holy of Holies”. It is one the best architecture consist of three levels connected with each other by ramps and has different scenes on its walls depicting the divine birth of the Queen and her Commercial expedition to Punt Land. The temple is mainly dedicated to worship the supreme god Amon-Ra, and the 2 Colossi of Memnun which are two massive statues representing King Amenhotep III in a seating Position). Then going back to the floating hotel to have lunch, enjoy folkloric show and start sailing towards Edfu and stay overnight on board sailing


Sail to Edfu-Kom Ombo "Sightseeing":
After arrival to Edfuhaving breakfast. Then you will go to witness the most complete and well-preserved temple in Egypt flanked by beautiful granite statues of the falcon god Horus. The Ptolemaic temple was dedicated to the falcon god "Horus". The reliefs that cover the walls, columns, and doorways of the temple constitute an extremely important source of information about ancient Egyptian religious and political thought. Among the most interesting of these reliefs tell the story of Horus exacting his revenge on Seth for the murder of his father, Osiris, an event that was re-enacted annually in the temple. Other reliefs recount the stages of the temple’s construction, and provide dates for the completion of different building elements. Ending our tour to Edfutemple and going back to the cruise, and proceed to sail to Kom-Ombo while having lunch. Upon reaching the area you will go to visit the unusual double built temple which is dedicated to the Falcon god "Haroeris"(the southern part) and the crocodile god "Sobek"(the northern part). It was built during the Ptolemaic era. The scene on the inner face of the rear wall of the temple is of particular interest, and probably represents a set of surgical instruments. Going back to the cruise, having the dinner and proceed to sail to Aswan overnight.


Sail to Aswan / Abu Simbel "Sightseeing" / Felucca Ride:
At 6.00 am you will go towards Abu Simbel(Around 3 Hrs. Driving) to visit the location of the most famous temples (The Great and Small temples) of King Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari. The most spectacular aspect of this temple is its setting in the solid rock above the banks of the Nile River. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments," which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan). It is believed that the axis of the temple was positioned by the ancient Egyptian architects in such a way that on October 22 and February 22, the rays of the sun would penetrate the sanctuary and illuminate the sculptures on the back wall, except for the statue of Ptah, the god connected with the Underworld, who always remained in the dark. These dates are allegedly the king's birthday and coronation day. Then going back to Aswan afternoon. After that, you will enjoy with Felucca ride around the islands of Aswan and (Kitchener’s Botanical Garden where you will see different beautiful types of subtropical, exotic, and rare plantings and Elephantine islandwhich is the largest island of Aswan area, Elephantine is Greek for elephant as It is believed that the island received its name because it was a major ivory trading center. There are different monuments which were excavated in the island like the ruins of a temple dedicated to the ram god Khnum “God of water". Elephantine was considered as cult center for god Khnum Then going back to the cruise to stay overnight onboard


Aswan "Sightseeing" / Train to Cairo :
After breakfast, Disembarkation. You will be transferred to visit Aswan's High Dam which is one of the most important achievements of the last century in Egypt and represent the Egyptian challenge againest the silent nuture.It Contains 18 times the material used in the great pyramid of Cheops and it provides Egypt with the water and electricity and secures the country from the destructive inundation of the Nile River. Then you will visit the Temple of Isis at Philae which its construction started during the reign of Ptolemy II and completed by the Roman emperors. And it was dedicated to goddess Isis which was considered the mother of god and she is the mother god Horus and the consort of God Osiris. After that going to Aswan railway station to catch the sleeper train back to Cairo and stay overnight on the train.


Cairo "City Tour":
After reaching Giza Railway Station in the morning ,our Egypt Select Tours tour guide will escort you to continue your journey through the history starting with the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which was built in 1902 during the time of king Abass Helmy and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 120,000 masterpieces including Tut Ankh Amon staff )dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon After that proceeding to a new era "The Coptic Cairo" which visited by Holy family ,where you will visit the "Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary ,It's called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. Then visiting "Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church” which is believed to have been built on the spot where the holy family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to the "Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" which gained its importance from its Geniza (Store room) was found during the 19th century containing a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts Then moving to "Islamic Cairo" and taking a walking tour in the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which is considered as an open air museum for Terrific Islamic Buildings which are decorated with different patterns and paints, then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions. The district of Khan el Khalil was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs, after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period, and now it becomes a bazaar where you will find many souvenirs shops, coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area. After that you will be picked up back to the hotel to stay overnight


Alexandria Sightseeing Tour from Cairo:
Around 7.00 am , You will be escorted in an air conditioned vehicle from your hotel towards Alexandria (about 3.30 Hrs. Driving) where you will meet your tour guide in Alexandria to discover the beauty and the Greco Roman civilization within a day-tour starting with visiting the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the wonders of the middle ages . It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family ,then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles. This can be seen in the wall decoration, which shows a unique combination of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artistic traditions. People are buried here in sarcophagi, in shelves, and in urns of ashes after cremation. Then, You will go to get a photo stop at (Qaitbey’s Citadel) which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria which founded by 1448 A.D.; The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbour on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Continue to visit Pompei's Pillar which lies on the site of the temple of God Serapis "The supreme god of Alexandria during the Ptolemaic era". This structure is the biggest memorial column in Egypt .It was built in honor of emperor Diocleation the Roman ruler during the Roman era in Egypt. After that proceeding to visit the Royal Jewelry Museum , which exhibits some of the beautiful golden artifacts , which are adorned by some of the unique gemstones ..and belong to Mohamed Ali Pasha's Royal Family members of who ruled Egypt from 1805 till 1952 Then going to witness Stanley Bridge, one of the gorgeous modern buildings in Alexandria. We will end our amazing tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria Library (visit its open court + free museums), the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period until it vanished. The beginning of reconstruct the library started at the late 80s of the last century. The design of the modern library of Alexandria consisted of four underground stores and six upper stores. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. The library the history of the library and the city of Alexandria and the Egyptian history as a whole, The cultures of the Arab world, Africa, and the Mediterranean countries , and The culture, ideas, and civilization of the whole world Location. Then you will be picked up back to Cairo to stay overnight. around 19.00


Final Departure:
After Breakfast, Checking out the hotel. And then you will be picked up to Cairo airport to your final departure.
Budget :
Single Double
1535$ 1060$
5* standard:
Single: Double:
1715$ 1220$


  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30th.2019, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
  • Children Policy
  • 0- 01.99 Free of Charge
  • 2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
  • 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
  • If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may app

Budget Accomodation:

  • 3* Hotel at Barcello pyramids at Cairo bed and breskfast
  • 4 nights at Radamis 11 Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan full board
  • 2 nights at sleeper train from Cairo/ Luxor
    And from Aswan/Cairo first class with dinner and breakfast0

5* standard

  • 3 nights at Le Meridien pyramid Hotel& Spa
  • Or Steigenberger El Tahrir or pyramid
  • Or Cairo pyramid hotel
  • Or Le Mercure Sphinx
  • 4 nights at Radamid Nile cruise full board between Luxor and Aswan
  • 2 nights at sleeper train first class with dinner and breakfast



  • We will book the Domestic flights according to the Confirmed Program that we agreed , Unless we can't find any available flights on the timings that we agreed before , so we will try to get for you the nearer flight before or after the one we agreed , which could leads to change the hotel accommodation on the night before or the night after the flight, but without missing any sightseeing part from the program
  • This price is based on the rates of Economy Class Domestic Flight Tickets ...If there is no availability on Economy Class , and Business Class is only available , there will be extra cost added to the Final Price

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