9 Days Cairo Alexandria and Nile Cruise

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Duration

9days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

About this tour

Have you ever dreamed of going to Egypt for a vacation like no other? Cairo Egypt Tours offers a nine-day trip to Egypt’s top tourist spots, like the Pyramids of Giza and the Cairo Museum, as well as a cruise down the Nile’s banks from Aswan to Luxor, where you can see the city of Alexandria and its beautiful views.

 

Tour Details

Duration

9 Days

Destinations

Cairo / Aswan / Luxor / Alexandria

Tour Availability

Every Day

Pickup Location

Cairo Airport or Hotel in Cairo

Tour Type

Private

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and Assist in the airport.
  • Our assistance during your stay.
  • All transport by private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo hotel with breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Alexandria hotel with breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on Cruise + all meals included.
  • Domestic Flights – Cairo / Aswan & Luxor / Cairo
  • Private guided tours.
  • Local Lunch in a good local restaurant.
  • Entry fees to all sites as per itinerary.
  • Bottled water during trips.
  • Local SIM card with WIFI.
  • All service charges & taxes.
  • Egypt Visa
  • International flight
  • Any Optional tours
  • Tip.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our representative, who will then escort you in an air-conditioned vehicle to your five-star hotel in the city.

Once you arrive at your hotel, our representative will assist you with check-in, then review your itinerary and schedule meeting times for the tours.

Enjoy some free time in your hotel

In the morning, a tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private air-conditioned car to start your wonderful tour visit as follows...

Giza Pyramids

The Pyramids of Giza are the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still preserved today, and therefore one of the most famous buildings in the world. The three major pyramids of Giza include the Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Mycrinus.

Queen Pyramids

Some other smaller secondary pyramids, where for example the women of the pharaohs were buried, as well as labor villages, temples, and tombs.

Great Sphinx statue in Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza is the largest Egyptian statue. It was carved from the limestone of the Giza plateau and represents a recumbent lion with a human head and the so-called veil of a name. Originally, the Sphinx was painted red ocher and had a chin beard, but this fell into antiquity.

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Your trip will continue with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, where artifacts from the Pharaonic era are located. The museum displays a rare collection of 5,000 years of art, considered the most valuable collection of Egyptian art in the world.

More than 25,000 artifacts are on display, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamun's treasure, furniture, and jewelry, kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before being discovered by Howard Carter in 1922.

lunch

We'll take a break and take the opportunity to eat and recharge. Lunch will be in a restaurant and Egyptian food (drinks not included).

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

After visiting the Egyptian Museum go see the beautiful Khan El Khalili, the famous Cairo main market. It is always crowded with tourists and locals alike. It is the beating heart of the Egyptian capital. Unleash yourself in the different markets where you will actually find everything and buy some nice local handicrafts.

After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.

After your breakfast, you'll be driven by private A/C car to Cairo International Airport, where you'll catch a domestic flight to Aswan. 

Your tour guide will accompany you once you arrive in Aswan to start your day tour by visiting...

Aswan High Dam

The Aswan Dam is a massive construction dating back to the 20th century, completed in 1970 and built to save Egypt from the annual floods caused by the Nile, the longest river in the world.

Unfinished obelisk

Our next stop will be the unfinished obelisk, located in the red granite quarry that was exploited during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut. This obelisk was designed to be the largest in ancient Egypt, with a height of 42 meters and a weight of 1,200 tons.

Philae Temple

You will go to the island of Philae, between the old and new Aswan Dam, where the beautiful Temple of Philae is located. This temple is dedicated to the goddess Isis and is one of the four places where the myth of Isis, Osiris, and Horus revolves.

When the trip is over, you'll be transferred back to the Nile Cruise.

In the morning, our tour guide will take you from the Nile cruise to start your wonderful tour to visit it...

Kom Ombo Temple

On the banks of the Nile stands the Temple of Kom Ombo from the Ptolemaic period. It is a unique temple, the only double temple in ancient Egypt, where the falcon of Horus and God Sobek is the Temple of Kom Ombo in Egypt.

Of great importance because it is one of the most important sanctuaries of the Pharaonic era dedicated to Sobek. According to some legends, this crocodile-headed deity was the god of the Nile and the creator of the whole world.

Edfu Temple

Edfu temple is dedicated to the god Horus. It is considered one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt, and the most important after the Karnak Temple of Edfu was hidden under the sand for centuries until it was rediscovered by the French archaeologist Auguste Mariette in the mid-19th century.

Dinner on board and overnight on the Nile cruise.

In the morning, our tour guide and driver will pick you up from the Nile cruise by a private air-conditioned car to start your wonderful tour to visit it...

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings, where extraordinary tombs were discovered, those tombs were dug in the rocks of the desert, richly decorated and full of treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs; you will visit three graves.

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Continue the tour to visit the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari; this magnificent temple dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut, the only female pharaoh rises from the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the limestone cliffs that surround it.

Statue of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two colossal stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, and the reason behind their construction was to protect the funerary temple of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple is the largest in the world, and it has ruins dating back to the twenty-first century BC, in addition to many other monuments covering the seventh century AD. In other words, nearly 3,000 years of history in one temple.

Luxor temple

Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III and then expanded by Ramses II, is the only temple that includes Pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic, and Islamic monuments.

After the tour, you will be taken to your cruise ship.

After breakfast, your private A/C driver will pick you up and take you to Luxor Airport to take your flight back to Cairo.
Our tour guide will pick you up from the airport in a private, air-conditioned car to start your day tour by visiting...

our tour guide and driver will take you from Cairo Airport in a private and air-conditioned car to start your wonderful tour to visit ...

Baron Empain Palace

If you like very old architecture, then check out Baron Empain Palace, this reinforced concrete Hindu-style palace inspired by the Angkor Wat temple that blasts into views of Cairo. Designed by a French architect, it was inhabited by a Belgian industrialist who came to Egypt for a railway project. Several stories surround this residence and it is said that it is still haunted by the baron. Then go to lunch at a local restaurant.

Babylon castle

The date of the foundation of the Babylon castle is unknown, although it is known that it actually existed a hundred years before Christ
The castle walls, reinforced by Roman emperors, are 3 meters thick, the towers are 10 meters high and 31 meters in diameter.

Hanging Church

The Hanging Church is the most famous church in the Coptic Quarter. It is known as the Hanging Church because it is built on one of the doors of the Roman castle, and the wooden dome of the church is in the form of Noah's Ark, as described in the Old Testament.

Abu Serja Church

It is the oldest church in Egypt. It was built in the 5th century over the cave where it is believed that the Holy Family took refuge for several days. It is dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus, pieces whose remains are kept in this church.

St. Barbara's Church

It is a church of great historical importance, originally dedicated to Saint Cyrus and Saint John. From the 13th century onwards, it was dedicated to Saint Barbara as her remains came to this church. It houses some of the oldest and rarest icons of Coptic art.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

It was originally a church, but in the ninth century, it was sold to Abraham Ben Ezra, who gave it his name, for the money needed to pay the high taxes demanded by the Roman government.

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque is the oldest mosque in the African continent. Its origins go back to the year 642 when the territory of Cairo occupied Fustat, the capital of Egypt that had recently been established at that time.

After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.

Overnight in Cairo

We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in a private car and transfer you to Alexandria. 3 hours from Cairo to the beautiful Alexandria, the second most important city in Egypt.

After arriving in Alexandria in the morning, we will start our tour with visits to...

Catacombs

The catacombs in Kom El Shoqafa were built in the Roman era. They have three levels and their decoration shows a juxtaposition of the Egyptian and Roman panthea.

Roman Theater

The Roman Theater in Alexandria behind the Street of Facades is the theater that was built by the Nabataeans at the beginning of the first century AD and the Romans expanded and improved it shortly after their annexation of the kingdom in 106 AD. They built it by ruthlessly dividing a street of houses or tombs to widen the rear of the hall, which could then accommodate 3,000 people.

Alexandria Library

We will visit the new Library of Alexandria, whose design refers to the god Amun-Ra and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. In addition to several libraries, there is a planetarium, three museums, a laboratory, and a printing press.

Note: The library is closed on Friday and Saturday (it is visible from the outside only).

Abu al-Abbas Mosque

We will also pass the beautiful Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, an architectural marvel constructed between 1929-1945 and influenced by the buildings of ancient Egypt in Cairo.

Lunch

After midday, we will take a break and have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, to replenish our energy. The meal usually consists of Egyptian dishes and options include meat dishes, rice, and salads (drinks not included)

Qaitbay Citadel

From the outside, we will also see the Citadel of Qaitbay built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (Light House) in Alexandria, a defensive fortress built in 1480 by Ashraf Abu al-Nasr, Seif al-Din Qaitbay, who became a slave. Sultan.

After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel in Cairo.

Open day at Leisure to explore Cairo.

Please note if you wish to add any excursions upon arrival in Cairo. Check out our Cairo Day Tours featuring a variety of activities in Cairo.

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive you to Cairo International Airport, where you'll catch your flight back home.

Durations

Fullday (+7hours)
Multi day

Language

English

Frequently asked questions

You can book the tour online or by calling, emailing, or chatting with us. If you want a custom trip or to change the schedule, please let us know right away and we'll get right on it.

Since each of our tours is a custom-tailored experience, the client is free to make any changes or additions they want to make their vacation truly unique.

We speak your language, so don’t worry we know the importance of language in communication, so all our tours are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, Chinese, and Japanese, and if there is any language required, we will do our best to provide it to you.

When and where the tour happens is completely up to us. If you want to start at a different time, you should write it in the comments section of your booking form or send an email.

We accept credit cards online in a safe way. Wire Transfer and PayPal are also ways to pay us.

You are more than welcome to leave a tip at the end of the trip if you were happy with the service. A gift that makes them feel important and happy would be great.

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