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Unforgettable Egypt Adventure: 10 Day UK Tour – Cairo Pyramids & Nile Cruise Magic!

Magnificent Egypt 10 Day Tour From UK: Cairo & 7 Nights Nile Cruise. Welcome to an extraordinary 10-day tour of Egypt, where you will embark on a captivating journey from the UK to the land of ancient wonders. Prepare to be enchanted as you delve into the rich history and timeless beauty of this remarkable country. 

Begin your Egypt 10-day tour from UK (Cairo & 7 nights Nile cruise) in Cairo. Witness the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids of Giza and explore the ancient treasures housed within the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Luxor to begin your 7 nights Nile cruise up to Aswan, then down to Luxor.

Trace the path of pharaohs and emperors along the legendary Nile River. Immerse yourself in the majestic temples of Luxor, the graceful landscapes of Aswan, and the fascinating archaeological sites that line the riverbanks. This Egypt 10 day tour from UK: Cairo & 7 nights Nile cruise tour promises an unforgettable experience, where you will unravel the mysteries of Egypt’s past and create lifelong memories along the way. Get ready to set sail on a voyage of discovery and immerse yourself in the wonders of Egypt’s remarkable heritage.

Please bear in mind that while this itinerary is set up to start in Cairo and end in Luxor, it can also be altered to start in Luxor and end in Cairo.

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 02 nights
  • 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 07 nights
  • 23 meals: 09 breakfasts, 07 lunches, and 07 dinners
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • 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 Egypt 10 day tour from UK: Cairo & 7 nights cruise holiday
  • 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 to Aswan and back to Luxor on a 5-star cruise ship for seven nights
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
  • Visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu
Itinerary
Egypt 10 Day Tour From UK: Cairo & 7 Nights Nile Cruise

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Upon reaching Cairo International Airport, you will receive a warm welcome and assistance from our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations.” He will guide you through the arrival procedures and visa regulations. Enjoy a transfer to your hotel, where you can unwind and commence your Egypt 10-day tour from the UK: Cairo and 7-night Nile cruise.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Embark on your Egypt 10-day tour (Cairo & 7 nights Nile cruise) as our expert tour guide collects you from your hotel to kick off your exploration of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and 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. Are you ready to discover it from the inside? (Optional). 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 mankind, 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 3Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum.
From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was built in 1172 to protect Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel.
You will finish your tour today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Transfer to Cairo Airport to Fly to Luxor to begin your 7 nights Nile cruise. Transfer from Luxor Airport to your Nile cruise ship.

Day 4Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

Explore the glorious tombs of the Valley of the Kings. The pharaohs during the New Kingdom ceased building pyramids and cut their tombs deep into the mountain trying to hide them from grave robbers. There are 65 tombs in the Valley of the Kings, your guide will recommend the best three tombs of the ones open to visit.
From the glorious Valley of the Kings to the unique temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut who served as a solo pharaoh for about 20 years. You will end your trip at the giant Colossi of Memnon which survives from the temple of pharaoh Amenhotep III.

Back 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.

Transfer back to your Nile cruise sip.

Optional tour: Nubian Village tour

Day 7Free day in Aswan

Today, your Nile cruise ship moors in Aswan, so you are able to visit the phenomenal Temples of Abu Simbel (optional tour), or to take a walk in Aswan, or relax onboard.

Day 8Kom Ombo - Edfu - Luxor

It is the rout back to Luxor of your Nile cruise ship. So, it will set sail back to Kom Ombo, stopping there for the new guest to visit Kom Ombo Temple
Then, the cruise ship sets sail from Kom Ombo down to Edfu, stopping there for the new guests to visit the Temple of Edfu. Then, it will set sail down to Luxor via the lock of Esna.

Day 9Karnak & Luxor Temples

Today, you are visiting the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple. The Temple/Complex of Karnak was the great god’s chief sanctuary and much larger than any other monument in Egypt. This huge and splendid complex which actually contains many separate temples covers 1700 years of expansion and an area of 300 acres.

Then proceed to the majestic Luxor Temple. The Temple of Luxor was built by the 18th Dynasty pharaoh Amenhotep III (1387-1349 BCE), the grandson of the military genius Tuthmosis III, and expanded by the 19th Dynasty pharaoh Ramses II (1279-1213 BCE). Numerous other sovereigns, including Tutankhamun, Horemhab, and Alexander the Great enriched the construction with reliefs, inscriptions, and minor buildings.

Return to your Nile cruise ship for the final night of your Egypt 10-day tour from UK: Cairo and 7 nights Nile cruise.

Day 10End of your Egypt 10 day tour from UK: Cairo & 7 nights Nile cruise

Conclude your Egypt 10-day tour from UK: Cairo and 7 nights Nile cruise, with a transfer to Luxor Airport for your departure. While bidding farewell is always bittersweet, feel free to consult our guides about your next exciting adventure in Egypt.

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