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Magic Of Egypt & The Nile in 11 Days For Solo Travelers

Discover the highlights of Egypt and the Nile on this 11-day solo tour, “Magic of Egypt & the Nile for solo travelers”. Explore the highlights of Cairo, sail the magnificent Lake Nasser from Abu Simbel to Aswan, and then sail the peaceful Nile from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star Nile cruise ship.

Begin your Egypt 11-day solo vacation (Magic of Egypt & the Nile for singles) in Cairo. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the Step Pyramid of Saqqara. Discover the stunning contents of the Egyptian Museum and the impressive Citadel of Saladin.

Fly from Cairo to Abu Simbel to begin your 3-night solo Lake Nasser cruise From Abu Simbel to Aswan on a 5-star cruise ship. Discover the great temples along the Lake. Discover the phenomenal temples of Abu Simbel and the wonderful Temple of Kalabsha.

Disembark your Lake Nasser cruise to embark on your Nile cruise. Enjoy your 3-night solo Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Explore 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, Edfu Temple. Discover the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor. Fly from Luxor back to Cairo for the rest of your 11-day Egypt solo itinerary.

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Single basis accommodation at a 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 04 nights
  • Single basis accommodation on a 5-star standard Lake Nasser cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • Single basis accommodation on a 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 22 meals: 10 breakfasts, 06 lunches, and 06 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
Highlights of this Magic Of Egypt & The Nile In 11 Days For Solo Travelers
  • 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
  • Sailing the magnificent Lake Nasser from Abu Simbel to Aswan for three nights
  • Visiting the phenomenal temples of Abu Simbel
  • Sailing the peaceful Nile River from Aswan down to Luxor on a 5-star cruise ship for three nights
  • Ponder over the ancient Egyptian afterlife and underworld at the magnificent tombs of the Valley of the Kings
  • The largest temple in the world, Karnak Temple in Luxor
  • The beautiful Temple of Philae in Aswan, the Pearl of Egypt
Itinerary
Magic Of Egypt & The Nile In 11 Days For Solo Travelers

Day 1 Arrival in Cairo, Egypt

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by a friendly representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” who will assist you with the arrival process and visa regulations. After breezing through customs, you will be whisked away to your hotel in a comfortable vehicle. Enjoy some free time to relax and refresh yourself before embarking on your unforgettable Egypt 11 days for solo travelers.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Prepare to be awestruck by the iconic Giza Plateau, home to the legendary Great PyramidsStand in awe of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, monuments so magnificent. Feel the weight of history as you explore the only remaining wonder, Khufu’s pyramid. Gain fascinating insights into the lives and legacies of these pharaohs. Learn about the construction techniques and purpose behind these awe-inspiring structures.

Journey to Saqqara, the ancient necropolis, and marvel at the Step Pyramid of King Djoser. This revolutionary structure, the first pyramid ever built, marks a pivotal moment in architectural history.

After a day filled with wonder, relax and reflect on your incredible experiences as you transfer back to your hotel. Prepare for tomorrow’s adventures, which promise to unveil even more hidden treasures of Egypt!

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 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 defend Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. You will finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East. 

At the end of your tour, you will return back to your hotel.

Day 4Fly to Abu Simbel - Lake Nasser cruise

Swap bustling Cairo for the tranquil rhythm of the Nile as you embark on the next phase of your Egypt 11 days for solo travelers tour. Take a flight to Abu Simbel, where history whispers from the sands. Upon arrival, our friendly representative from “Egypt Best Vacations” will greet you and whisk you away to your awaiting cruise ship. Settle into your comfortable cabin and enjoy a delightful lunch as the majestic scenery of Lake Nasser unfolds before you.

The afternoon’s highlight awaits – a visit to the phenomenal Temples of Ramses and Nefertari at Abu Simbel. Carved into the cliffs, these colossal temples stand as testaments to ancient Egyptian might and artistry. Marvel at the Great Temple, dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses II, and its imposing façade adorned with colossal statues of the pharaoh himself. Then, step into the smaller temple, a tribute to Ramses’ beloved wife, Queen Nefertari, and admire its exquisite reliefs depicting their love story.

Learn about the incredible UNESCO-led rescue operation that saved these temples from the rising waters of the Aswan High Dam, adding another layer of awe to their legacy.

Bid farewell to Abu Simbel for the day and return to your cruise ship for a relaxing overnight stay.

Day 5Qasr Ebrim - Amada

As dawn paints the Nubian sky with golden hues, your Lake Nasser cruise ship sets sail from Abu Simbel. Leaving behind the colossal temples and embarking on a journey through ancient treasures

Cast your gaze upon the island of Qasr Ebrim from the top deck. This once-thriving Nubian city perched atop a 70-meter cliff, 60 km north of Abu Simbel. Now, has water lapping at its base, a testament to the transformative power of the Nile. Though partially submerged, Qasr Ebrim remains the only Nubian monument standing on its original site, whispering tales of a rich cultural past.

As the sun climbs higher, relax on the deck and soak in the serenity of Lake Nasser. Imagine ancient pharaohs and their retinues navigating these very waters, leaving behind an indelible mark on history. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board and lose yourself in the captivating Nile panorama. 

As dusk approaches, your cruise ship arrives at Amada, a picturesque village nestled amidst the dramatic cliffs of Nubia. Enjoy a restful night aboard your cruise ship, lulled by the gentle lapping of the Nile and the whispers of ancient stories.

Day 6Wadi Es-Seboua - Dakka

Wake up to the golden dawn over Lake Nasser, as today’s adventure unfolds with a treasure trove of ancient wonders. Begin by stepping back in time at the Amada Temple, a gem along Lake Nasser’s shores dating back to the 18th Dynasty. Dedicated to Pharaoh Tutankhamun and Queen Ankhesenamun, the temple boasts remarkably preserved reliefs and inscriptions. The intricate artworks, protected by a layer of plaster from its conversion to a church, vividly depict stories of pharaohs, gods, and daily life in ancient Egypt.

Continue your journey into the world of ancient officials at the Tomb of Pennut, Viceroy of Nubia. Explore vibrant murals portraying hunting scenes, religious rituals, and everyday life. Providing a fascinating glimpse into the world of this prominent figure and the cultural tapestry of Nubia.

As the midday sun bathes the landscape in golden hues, your cruise ship sets sail towards Wadi Es-Seboua. Prepare to be awestruck by a trio of magnificent temples.

Temple of Wadi Es-Seboua: Dedicated to Pharaoh Ramesses II and the god Amun. This temple boasts towering statues and intricate reliefs showcasing military victories and religious offerings.

Temple of Dakka: A smaller gem, the Temple of Dakka is dedicated to the Nubian god Thoth, the lord of knowledge and writing. Admire its well-preserved carvings depicting offerings, processions, and scenes from mythology.

Temple of Maharaqa: Witness the unique blend of Egyptian and Nubian influences at the Temple of Maharaqa. Dedicated to the gods Amun and Osiris, this temple boasts fascinating reliefs and architectural elements, offering a glimpse into the cultural exchange that flourished in Nubia.

As the sun dips below the horizon, casting long shadows across the Nubian landscape, your cruise ship glides towards Aswan, your destination for the night. 

Day 7New Kalabsha area - Nile cruise

Disembark and embark on a journey through time! Your adventure begins with the fascinating New Kalabsha area, a treasure trove of relocated temples and structures offering a glimpse into ancient Nubia.

Immerse yourself in history at the Temple of Kalabsha. Marvel at this Roman-era temple dedicated to the sun god Mandulis, meticulously reconstructed after being saved from rising waters. Admire the intricate carvings and reliefs depicting stories of pharaohs and deities.

Unearth hidden gems at the Temple of Beit Al-Wali. Explore this smaller temple, dedicated to Hathor, the goddess of love and music. Discover its well-preserved sandstone walls and unique architectural features. Journey back in time at the Kiosk of Kertassi. Stand in awe of this gateway adorned with captivating scenes depicting offerings and rituals. Imagine yourself transported back to a bygone era.

After your enriching historical immersion, it’s time to board your Nile cruise. Settle into your comfortable cabin and get ready for an unforgettable journey down the legendary river. 

Optional tour: Tour to Nubian Village in Aswan

Day 8Aswan Tour - Kom Ombo Temple

Unveil Aswan’s hidden gems. Stand in awe at the Aswan High Dam, a marvel of modern engineering taming the Nile’s power. Feel the immensity of this structure and its impact on Egypt. Glide across the Nile to Philae Island, a tranquil haven adorned by the captivating Temple of Isis. Let intricate carvings and ancient tales transport you to a bygone era.

Delve into the granite quarry where an Unfinished Obelisk rests, a testament to pharaonic ambition and the mysteries of time. Imagine the skilled hands that once labored here. Bid farewell to Aswan and step onto your comfortable Nile cruise. Settle into your cabin and soak in the serenity as the Nile unfolds its beauty before you.

Disembark at Kom Ombo and marvel at the unique twin temple dedicated to both Horus, the falcon god of the sky, and Sobek, the crocodile god of the Nile. Witness the harmonious blend of their powers. Glide along the Nile under a starlit sky, anticipation building for your next destination, Edfu.

Day 9Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Rise and shine to the rhythmic clip-clop of horse hooves as carriages await to whisk you away. Embrace the lively energy of Edfu as you journey towards the awe-inspiring Temple of Horus. Step into the sandstone embrace of this magnificent structure, one of the best-preserved in Egypt. Let intricate hieroglyphics whisper tales of falcon gods and pharaohs, transporting you back through millennia.

Bid farewell to Edfu as your Nile cruise gently sets sail. Surrender to the serenity of the river’s embrace, watching villages and landscapes paint the passing scenery. Navigate the marvel of the Esna Lock, a modern marvel bridging ancient lands. Witness the water level shift as your vessel ascends, like a time traveler passing through a portal.

As Luxor’s skyline appears on the horizon, anticipation thrums in the air. Prepare to disembark and delve into the heart of this ancient city, brimming with iconic monuments. First, stand in awe at the sprawling Temple of Karnak, a vast complex where pharaohs once worshipped and obelisks pierce the sky. Feel the weight of history beneath your feet. Then, let the golden glow of the Luxor Temple captivate you. Imagine grand processions and sacred rituals enacted within its towering walls.

Day 10Luxor West Bank - Fly back to Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise, bidding farewell to the gentle embrace of the river. Prepare for a day filled with awe-inspiring wonders on Luxor’s West Bank. Descend into the depths of ancient history within the Valley of the Kings. Explore the tombs of pharaohs, adorned with vibrant murals and hieroglyphics, whispering tales of power and eternity. Stand where Tutankhamun once rested, feeling the echo of time.

Ascend to the magnificent Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a breathtaking structure carved into the cliffside. Admire its terraces, colonnades, and intricate reliefs, a testament to a powerful female ruler. Stand before the Colossi of Memnon, towering statues from a bygone era. Imagine their ancient chants echoing across the valley, remnants of a forgotten civilization.

Transfer to Luxor Airport, boarding your flight back to Cairo. Reflect on the memories you’ve collected, the stories you’ve unearthed, and the magic of ancient Egypt. Upon arrival in Cairo, transfer comfortably to your hotel for final night of your Egypt 11 days for solo travelers. Relax and unwind, replaying the highlights of your journey or planning your next adventure.

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor

Day 11End of your Egypt 11-day for solo travelers

Wrap your Egypt 11-day for solo travelers 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.

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