Egypt Explorer

Cairo | Nile River Cruise | Luxor (9 Days)

This timeless Egypt itinerary is an ideal overview for first-time visitors, including ancient pyramids, remarkable temples and beautiful Nile River views.

  • Marvel at the astounding Great Pyramids of the Giza Plateau
  • See the treasures of Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum
  • Browse the wonderfully chaotic lanes of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar
  • Cruise down the Nile River to stop at ancient cities and temples
  • Admire the incredible tomb paintings in the Valley of the Kings
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Brief Itinerary
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Cairo and private transfer to your hotel. Cairo
Day 2 Guided tour of Ancient Egypt, including Memphis, Sakkara, the Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. Cairo
Day 3 Guided tour of Cairo, including the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Sala El-Din, Old Cairo and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. Cairo
Day 4 Flight to Aswan for embarkation on your Nile River Cruise: Visit the Aswan High Dam and the Philae Temple. Overnight in Aswan. Nile Cruise
Day 5 Nile Cruise: Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo and Edfu’s Temple of Horus. Overnight in Luxor. Nile Cruise
Day 6 Nile Cruise: Visit Luxor’s West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and Hatshepsut Temple). Overnight in Luxor. Nile Cruise
Day 7 Nile Cruise disembarkation. Visit Luxor’s East Bank (Temples of Karnak and Luxor). Transfer to your hotel in Luxor. Luxor
Day 8 Flight back to Cairo and private transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure in Cairo for shopping etc. Cairo
Day 9 Private transfer to the airport in Cairo for departure.  

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