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Awesome Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand. Explore the great highlights of Egypt’s famous cities, Cairo, Hurghada, Luxor, and Aswan. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Karnak Temple, and Philae Temple. Sail the peaceful Nile for three nights on a 5-star cruise ship from Aswan down to Luxor. Relax in Hurghada and enjoy the sunny beaches and the beautiful underwater world of the Red Sea.
Begin your Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Discover the great sights along the Nile valley from Aswan to Luxor.
Visit the beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, and the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings. Rove through the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple.
Travel by land from Luxor to Hurghada for some relaxation on the beaches of the Red Sea. Explore the wonderful underwater world of the Red Sea. Fly from Hurghada back to Cairo for the rest of your Egypt 10-day tour from Australia & New Zealand.
Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet and assist by our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Transfer to your hotel for free time.
Your actual Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand begins when Egypt Best Vacations professional tour guide picks you up from your hotel to commence your tour to 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? 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, 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.
Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of Egypt’s 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 back to your hotel.
You will spend your next three nights of your Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand, on board a Nile River cruise. So, you will take a transfer from your hotel to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile River cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Aswan Airport to commence your tour.
Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan. Your first stop will be at the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats of the 1960s. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Isis at Philae Island. The temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and, was dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. You will end your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Transfer to your Nile cruise ship. Overnight in Aswan.
Optional tour: Tour to Nubian Village in Aswan
Enjoy a free morning on board your cruise ship or join us on an optional tour to the phenomenal temples of Abu Simbel.
Your Nile cruise ship will set sail to Kom Ombo around the lunchtime. Disembark at Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek. It was built during the Greco-Roman period. It was built over the ruined temple of the New Kingdom. The temple began during the time of Ptolemy V and was completed by the time of Emperor Tiberius. The emperors Domitian, Caracalla, and others added to the temple. So it took about 400 years to finish.
Enjoy a short visit to the Crocodile Museum, before you go back to your Nile cruise ship to set sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.
Before/after breakfast, you will take a horse and carriage to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the most intact temple in Egypt and it was built during the Greco-Roman period. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls.
Take your carriage back to your cruise ship to set sail to Luxor via the Lock of Esna. Upon arrival in Luxor, you will visit the impressive Temple of Karnak and the majestic Temple of Luxor. Both temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu. Overnight in Luxor.
Disembarkation. Visit the impressive Valley of the Kings. The Valley of the Kings is one of the most important highlights not only in Luxor but throughout Egypt. The Ancient Egyptians named it (Ta-Iset-Ma’at), which means “the Place of Truth”. The Valley of the Kings is the necropolis of the great Egyptian pharaohs of the 18th to the 20th Dynasty (1550-1080 BCE). Tuthmosis I was the first pharaoh who was buried at the Valley of the Kings while Ramses XI was the last pharaoh who was buried there.
Transfer to Hurghada to enjoy some relaxation on the next two days of your Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand. Enjoy some beach activities and explore the magnificent underwater world of the Red Sea.
Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Ballooning over Luxor
Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkeling, and submarine rides are available upon request.
Transfer to Hurghada Airport to fly to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel for last night of your Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand.
You will end your Egypt 10-day tour with Nile cruise from Australia & New Zealand with a transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next solo adventure in Egypt.