9 Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan And Nile Cruise

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Best 9 Day Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Nile Cruise

Best 9-day Egypt tour package with Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Embark on an unforgettable 9-day Egypt tour that will take you on a mesmerizing journey through the country’s most iconic destinations, including Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and a captivating Nile River cruise. Prepare to immerse yourself in the ancient wonders, rich history, and breathtaking landscapes that Egypt has to offer.

Discover the wonders of Egypt with our exclusive 9 days Egypt tours. Begin your 9-day Egypt Tour (Cairo & 4-night Nile River Cruise) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Luxor to begin your 4-night Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Explore the great sites along the Nile valley from Luxor to Aswan.

Experience the majesty of the Valley of the Kings and discover the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple. Visit the most intact temple in Egypt, Edfu Temple, as well as the beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan. Fly from Aswan back to Cairo for the rest of your 9-day Egypt tour itinerary.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 04 nights
  • 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 04 nights
  • 16 meals: 08 breakfasts, 04 lunches, and 04 dinners
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologist tour guide
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 9 Day Egypt Tour package
  • Visiting the only ancient wonder still standing, the Great Pyramid of Khufu when you visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the giant Sphinx
  • The fabulous contents of the impressive Egyptian Museum
  • Ponder over the ancient Egyptian afterlife and underworld at the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings
  • Sailing the peaceful Nile River from Luxor up to Aswan on a 5-star cruise ship for four nights
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
9 Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan And Nile Cruise

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, one of our representatives from “Egypt Best Vacations” will meet and assist you in completing the visa procedures, after which you will be transferred to the hotel for free time to get ready to begin your 9-day Egypt Tour and Nile River cruise.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your 9-day Egyptian adventure unfolds as your expert guide whisks you away from your Cairo haven, setting your compass for the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids of Giza, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the ancient mysteries of Saqqara.

Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed.

Then on to the first pyramid in history of humanity, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE

Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3Fly to Luxor - Nile River cruise

Experience Upper Egypt during our 9-day Egypt Tour, where you will delight in a four-night Nile River cruise adventure. So, after your breakfast, you will take a transfer to the Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor, where you will embark on your 4-night Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

You will meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Luxor Airport. You will then get to see the largest temple in the world, the Temple of Karnak, which was built by several pharaohs in ancient times. Then to the majestic Temple of Luxor, which is connected to Karnak by the ceremonial avenue of the Sphinxes. These temples were dedicated to Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, the Theban Triad.

Overnight in Luxor.

Day 4Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

After breakfast on board, you will explore Luxor’s western side. First, you will explore the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried to hide from grave robbers. There are 65 tombs in the Valley of the Kings and, your guide will recommend the best three are open to visit. 
You will then drive to the Temple of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who served as a solo pharaoh for about 20 years after convincing the people that she was a man. Afterward, you will visit the giant Colossus of Memnon in the Temple of Amenhotep III and then return to your Nile cruise to set sail to Edfu via the Lock of Esna. Overnight in Edfu. 

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor

Day 5Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Once you’ve finished breakfast, you will take a horse-drawn carriage to visit Edfu’s Temple of Horus, which was built during the Greco-Roman era and it is the most intact temple in Egypt. Following the visit to the temple at Edfu, the ship will sail up to Kom Ombo to visit the twin temple of Sobek, the Crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon god, before visiting the Crocodile Museum near the temple. Following the temple visit, the ship will travel up to Aswan.

Overnight in Aswan. 

Day 6Aswan Tour

Following breakfast, you will start your tour in Aswan. The first stop will be the High Dam, which was built in the 1960s to stop floods and generate hydroelectricity. Next, you drive to the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk. Afterward, you will take a motorboat to visit the incredible Temple of Philae, which was built primarily during the Ptolemaic period. As a result of the dam construction, UNESCO had to move the temple to a new location.

Optional tour: Nubian Village Tour

Day 7Disembarkation - Fly back to Cairo

Disembarkation. Take wing from Aswan, soaring back to Cairo where your 9-day Egypt vacation continues for another exhilarating leg! Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel. 

Optional tour: Abu Simbel Temples Tour

Day 8Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

You will leave your hotel after breakfast to explore the amazing contents of the Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square. The museum exhibits hundreds of objects from all periods of Egypt’s history.

Following your visit to the museum, you will drive to the Citadel of Saladin, which was built in 1172 to protect Cairo from the Crusaders. At the citadel, you can visit the White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha, which is one of its most prominent features. Your tour will conclude in the largest market in Egypt, Khan El-Khalili, a historical bazaar.

Return to your hotel for the final night of your 9-day Egypt tour itinerary.

Day 9End of your 9 Day Egypt Tour: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan And Nile Cruise

Your 9-day Egypt tour concludes with a triumphant return to Cairo Airport. Board your flight with sand-dusted boots, sun-kissed skin, and a treasure trove of memories brimming with adventure. The call of the Sphinx may fade, but the echo of its riddles will forever guide your spirit. So, ask your guide about your next adventure in Egypt.