Welcome to Egypt, upon arrival at Cairo airport, our company representative will meet you at the exit gate of the airport. Then you will be escorted to your 5* hotel by a private vehicle to check-in.
Evening time, enjoy a dinner cruise joined by your Egyptologist tour guide. End the first day of your Cairo and Nile cruise package, return back to your hotel and overnight.
After having breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide will accompany you to start your 8 days Cairo & Nile cruise package at Giza to visit:
The great pyramids are considered one of the most important historical monuments that you must visit in Cairo. Then head to:
The Sphinx is a statue of а lion’s body and а human head. It’s considered one of the world’s largest and oldest statues, It is believed that Napoleon’s army broke the nose of the Sphinx by shooting it, continue with a visit to:
The Valley Temple was built using a large limestone block, granite, marbles, and other fine stones when you visit this place you will see the Genuity of the architecture and the beauty of its design.
Afterward, enjoy your lunch at an oriental food restaurant, then transfer to explore:
Saqqara Pyramid was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser. This pyramid is in the center of the complex surrounded by a limestone wall that contains 13 fake doorways and a rear entrance on the southeast side. Then move to visit:
Memphis City was founded by “King Menes“, it was a worship center for “Ptah” and a center for commerce and trade. Many temples were built in the city but most of them are ruined through time.
Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Morning time, enjoy the breakfast then accompany your Egyptologist tour guide to explore Cairo attractions starting with:
It is not strange that Cairo is the city of magic and beauty, as it holds the majestic Egyptian Museum, which is the largest museum in the world that includes the legacy of one of the oldest civilizations in history. This large museum contains more than 150 thousand artifacts dating back to different Pharaonic ages.
After that, you will have your lunch Then, move on to visit:-
Salah El-Din Citadel was protected by the ruler Salah al-Din between 1176 and 1183 CE. You will find at the first entrance at the door of Salah Salem a large square is known as the Royal Hush or the Royal Square, an area where there are old buildings dating back to the Mamluk era, then your tour guide will take you to visit:-
Mohamed Ali Mosque was built іn the fіrst half оf the 19th century. It’s the most popular Islamic mosque among tourists, the architect Yousuf Bushnaq designed Mohamed Ali mosque, to be a place of worship and also a burial site for Mohamed Ali.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is the key to fully explore all historical and cultural treasures of Egypt in the most relaxing and welcoming manner that dates back to more than 4500 years across all the time periods of Egypt which are Pre-historical, Ancient Egyptian Periods, Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, and the contemporary modern times.
Then end the third day of your Cairo and Nile cruise package by visiting:
When you enter the Khan El-Khalili neighborhood in the center of old Cairo, you will feel like you are traveling back in time, you will see the history of ancient architecture in the Mamluk era, that appears clearly in Mosques, factories, houses and markets which is characterized by its beautiful designs and architecture.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan & check-in 5* Nile cruise and overnight on board.
Morning time, Start a new stage of you Cairo and Nile cruise package. Enjoy the breakfast at the cruise, then continue your 8 days Egypt tour by joining our Egyptologist tour guide who will pick you up from your cruise to escort you to visit:-
The construction of Philae Temple began іn approx 690 BC which you cannot resist the mixture of magic, beauty and amazing history found in Philae Temple, there is No place in the world that combines such a wonderful combination. Next visit will be at:
Queen Hatshepsut ordered to create the largest obelisk in the history “The Unfinished Obelisk“, made up of one piece of stone weighing over 1,000 tons to be placed in the “Temple Of Karnak“, but the ancient Egyptian engineers left it after they discovered a crack preventing it from being used.
The High Dam of Aswan
Aswan High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1970, some of the benefits that were achieved by constructing the High Dam, is Generating electricity, which has achieved self-sufficiency and the elimination of any potential energy crises, and major protection against floods and drought.
At the end of the day, transfer to your cruise to have your lunch and overnight on board.
Note: The lunch and dinner meals will be onboard your cruise.
Have your breakfast onboard the cruise, then escort your Egyptologist tour guide to continue your Cairo and Nile cruise package by enjoying a tour to:
Kom Ombo Temple contains courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods, the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Haroeris, it’s located on the eastern bank of the Nile between the cities of Edfu and Aswan, 45 km north of Aswan and 137 km south of Luxor. Have your meal on board the cruise, then continue sailing to Edfu and visit:
Edfu Temple was built in the Ptolemaic period. It’s located in Aswan in the city of Edfu which is one of the most important and rich cities since the ancient state, the importance of Edfu is because it contains the house of God Hours in the South.
Continue sailing to Luxor, and arrive in Luxor late at night.
Note:The lunch and dinner meals will be onboard your cruise.
Check out from the cruise after having your breakfast then you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist tour guide to visit Luxor East bank attractions including:
The temples of the Karnak are one of the largest and greatest constructs dedicated to worshiping the gods. The ruins of the Karnak Temple give us a clear picture of the history of Egypt in its strength, prosperity, weakness, and decay for a period of time of up to two thousand years.
Your tour guide will accompany you to have a lunch that will be served at a local restaurant, then check-in a 5* hotel at Luxor to refresh your self and evening time move to visit:
The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important festivals and one of the best temples which you will visit during your Cairo and Nile cruise package, It’s one of the most important and famous ancient Egyptian temples, located in the city of Luxor, which is about 700 km from Cairo, it’s an important tourist destination for its monuments and its distinctive weather, which makes it a wonderful destination for tourists from all over the world.
Afterward, transfer your hotel in Luxor for overnight.
After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, check out, then you will be escorted by your tour guide to visit the west bank of Luxor that contains:
Royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings are cemeteries that dating back to 1500 BC, its walls show the greatness of the pharaohs which usually consists of corridors, vestibules, and rooms carved into the rock of the mountain, the walls of the cemetery were full of scenery, paintings, and various religious texts.
Move to have your lunch, then escort with your tour guide to visit the unique:
Hatshepsut temple is located at the foot of a high rocky slope near the West Bank of the Nile. It is dedicated to the worship of the god Amun Ra, the sun god. You can see the majestic towers, squares and the beautiful halls Inside the temple, you can also see the sun hall, the small temple, and the altar. End the last place you will visit through 8 days Egypt tour Cairo and Nile Cruise package by visiting
Two lovely majestic statues in the historic city of Luxor. The Colossi of Memnon are two huge stone structures, its height is more than 60 feet into the sky, depicting the pharaoh Amenhotep III.
At last, we will transfer you to the airport to catch the flight back to Cairo and transfer to 5* hotel to check-in and overnight.
Have your breakfast at your hotel, then transfer you to Cairo airport and one our of representatives will assist you at the airport to finish your formal papers and get back to your home with unforgettable memories of 8 days Egypt tour Cairo and Nile cruise package.
My trip to Egypt in June 2023 was an unforgettable experience! I had the chance to cruise along the Nile and see the ancient wonders of this amazing country. Our guide from Samo Tours was so knowledgeable and friendly, he made us feel like family. He showed us the best places to visit, eat and shop, and he always had a smile on his face. I can’t thank him enough for making our vacation so special. If you are looking for a great way to explore Egypt, you should definitely book with Samo Tours. You won’t regret it!