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8 Days / 7 Nights
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Wonderful Egypt 8-day vacation with a Nile cruise from the USA. Embark on an enchanting Egypt 8-day vacation from the USA, combining the vibrant city of Cairo with a fabulous Nile River cruise. Explore the iconic landmarks, delve into ancient history, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Egypt’s landscapes.

Begin your Egypt 8-day vacation from USA in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, and the Egyptian Museum. Fly from Cairo to Aswan to begin your 3-night River Nile cruise from Aswan down to Luxor. Discover the great sights along the Nile valley from Aswan to Luxor.

Explore the pearl of Egypt, Philae Temple in Aswan. Visit 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. Fly from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your Egypt 8-day vacation from the USA.

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 03 nights
  • 13 meals: 07 breakfasts, 03 lunches, and 03 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 Egypt 8 Day Vacation With Nile Cruise From USA
  • 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 Aswan down to Luxor on a 5-star cruise ship for three nights
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

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 and the beginning of your Egypt 8 Day Vacation With Nile Cruise From USA.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Your actual Egypt 8-day vacation from the USA begins when our 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.

Day 3Fly to Aswan - Aswan Tour - Nile River cruise

You’re spend the next four days of your Egypt 8-day vacation onboard a River Nile cruise. So, we will transfer you 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.

Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Aswan Airport to commence your tour. Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan. Visit the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats of the 1960s. Explore the Temple of Isis at Philae Island. This temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. 

End your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk. Here, you will learn how the ancient Egyptian fashioned their obelisks and statues of gods and Kings. Transfer to your Nile River cruise ship. Overnight in Aswan.

Optional tour: Nubian Village Tour

Day 4Aswan - Kom Ombo Temple

Enjoy a free morning onboard your cruise ship or join us on an optional trip to the phenomenal temples of Abu Simbel.
Your river cruise will set sail to Kom Ombo around the lunchtime. Disembark at Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek as well as the Crocodile Museum. Kom Ombo Temple was built during the Ptolemaic dynasty, between the 2nd century BC and the 1st century AD. The temple is unique because it is dedicated to two gods, Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon-headed god. The temple features impressive reliefs, including depictions of medical instruments, and is considered one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt.

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.

Day 5Edfu - Esna - Luxor

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.

Day 6Kings Valley, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon

Visit the magnificent 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 3 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.
Transfer to Luxor Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel. 

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor

Day 7Egyptian 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 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 to your hotel for last night of your Egypt 8-day vacation package from USA.

Day 8End of your Egypt 8-day vacation with Nile cruise from USA

You will end your Egypt 8-Day Vacation With Nile Cruise From USA with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is really sad to leave, so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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