7 Days Egypt Travel Package Cairo and Nile Cruise

Have only got a week to spend in Egypt and working out how to make 7 Days Egypt Travel Package? We Can help you to arrange a 7-day Egypt Travel Package and a private guided tour and visit Egypt Highlights in Cairo and enjoy 3 nights Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan.

load trip package details

Have only got a week to spend in Egypt and working out how to make 7 Days Egypt Travel Package? We Can help you to arrange a 7-day Egypt Travel Package and a private guided tour and visit Egypt Highlights in Cairo and enjoy a 3-night Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan.


Day 1- Arrival in Cairo

Egypt tour packages representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle.

Depends on your arrival. If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion 

you can book an optional dinner cruise 

Dinner cruise.An unforgettable night on the Nile on a fashionable cruise. Belly dancing, Dervish dance Egyptian music and folklore. Open buffet with a variety of Egyptian and Western food. Egypt Tour Packages will enliven your stay in Cairo with this wonderful night out that combines traditions with culture.

Overnight in the Hotel.

Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus ) Then proceed to visit the Great the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx , which dates back to the time of and visit the Valley Temple.
Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza.

The Pyramids Of Giza:
Necropolis is located southwest of Cairo. The Giza Plateau has been used by rulers of Old Kingdoms, The oldest known Mastaba is Mastaba v which probably dates to the reign of the 1st Dynasty, the ruler Djet ( 2900 B.c).

1- The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid and served as the tomb of pharaoh Khufu, who ruled during the Fourth Dynasty. The Great Pyramid (KHUFU)
Pharaoh Khufu began the first Giza pyramid project, circa 2550 B.C. His Great Pyramid is the largest of the three in Giza and towers some 481 feet (147 meters) above the plateau. Its estimated 2.3 million stone blocks each weigh an average of 2.5 to 15 tons with a base length of more than 230 meters (750 feet) per side. The greatest difference in length among the four sides is a mere 4.4 cm (1 ¾ inch) and the base is level within 2.1 cm (less than an inch), an astonishing engineering accomplishment.

2- The pyramid of Khafre or of Chephren is the middle of the three Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza, the second tallest and second largest of the group. The Pyramid of King Chephren (KHAFRA)
Pharaoh Khafre, also known in history by the Greek name Chephren, The third pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom Period of Ancient Egypt around 2540 BC  was the son of Khufu who built the second pyramid at Giza. His necropolis also included the the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx , a mysterious limestone monument with the body of a lion and a pharaoh's head. The the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx may stand sentinel for the pharaoh's entire tomb complex.

3- The pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the three main pyramids of the Giza pyramid complex, located on the Giza Plateau. The Pyramid of King Mykerinus (MENKAURA)
The third and smallest of the great pyramids at Giza is credited to the pharaoh Menkaure (Mycerinus in Greek). It is thought to have been completed at the end of the 26th century BC. Menkaure, like the builders of the other pyramids at Giza, ruled Egypt during the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom Period of Ancient Egypt, rising to a height of 65 meters (213 feet), but the complex preserved some of the most stunning examples of sculpture to survive from all of Egyptian history.

4-The Great  the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx :
The Great the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx of Giza is a giant 4,500-year-old limestone statue situated near the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt. Measuring 240 feet (73 meters) long and 66 feet (20 meters) high, the Great the Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians. Sphinx is one of the world’s largest monuments. It is also one of the most recognizable relics of the ancient Egyptians, though the origins and history of the colossal structure are still debated.

Then visit the The Egyptian Museum, is situated in Cairo, Egypt. It holds the world's biggest assortment of Egyptian antiquities, It houses over 120,000 items. Egyptian Museum

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir:
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies' royal hall, where you will have the feeling of strolling down the Valley of the Kings where most of these mummies were originally resting then ask your tour guide to take you to the The National Museum of Civilization of is the only in Egypt that offers a general overview of all the different historical periods that encompass Egypt. National Museum of Egyptian Civilization . It will cost 50 $ Extra per person.

Take the sleeping train to Aswan 

Overnight on the Train 

Day 3-Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise

Pick up from Aswan train station then transfer to the Cruise.

Embarkation& Lunch on board of the Nile Cruise, proceed visits of Aswan including the On the banks of the Nile is located the pearl of archaeological sites, the Temple of the Philae, one of the most important archaeological temples in Egypt Phiala temple and tour by Felucca around The island of Elephantine is one of major Aswan attractions floating on the Nile. The island in 12000 meters situated in the center of the Nile. Elephantine , The High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan.The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser The High Dam The Unfinished Obelisk was discovered in the early twentieth century after it had been covered by sand for thousands of years. Unfinished Obelisk .

On the banks of the Nile is located the pearl of archaeological sites, the Temple of the Philae, one of the most important archaeological temples in Egypt Phiala temple :
Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

The High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan.The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser The High Dam :
Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

The Unfinished Obelisk was discovered in the early twentieth century after it had been covered by sand for thousands of years. Unfinished Obelisk :
Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 

12:00 lunch on board the Cruise

At 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island.

Optional trip to the In Aswan Nubian Village is a must visit to experience a traditional and very unique lifestyle. The Village is very colorful. Nubian Village :

The Nubian villages are known for their colorful streets, the rainbow-painted walls, and the kind people there! Nubians have a unique skin tone and also a unique language that no one in Egypt talks like. this fantastic tour to the In Aswan Nubian Village is a must visit to experience a traditional and very unique lifestyle. The Village is very colorful. Nubian Village lets you meet and impact with a Nubian family and to learn about their simple lifestyle, culture, and traditions

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise.

Day 4-Aswan-Abu simble

Breakfast & Lunch onboard the cruise.

Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan

The Great Temple of Abu Simbel, in Nubia near Egypt’s southern border,is among the most amazing monuments of Egypt. Abu Simbel temples :
The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor,the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco

13:00 sail to Kom ombo

 Visit The Kom Ombo Temple is a sacred Ptolemaic temple co-dedicated to the crocodile deity Sobek and Horse (falcon-headed). Kom Ombo temple :
The temple and the associated settlement site located 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus  and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c)
Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu.

Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

Day 5- Edfu temple-Luxor temple

Breakfast on the Nile Cruise and visit the Edfu

This Ptolemaic temple, is one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in Egypt. Preserved by desert sand Edfu temple :
Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus. The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama.
Sail to Luxor through Esna lock

Visit Luxor temple.
Luxor Temple located on the east bank of Nile River in the city called luxor , it was known in the egyption language as
Luxor Temple :
Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the third and completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second.The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh.

Optional Tour Sound and Light show in Karnak.

The Karnak Sound and Light Show highlights the dramatic history of ancient Thebes. The show narrates the achievements of some great Pharaohs, with poetic descriptions of the ancient treasures.

Dinner &overnight onboard the Cruise

Day 6- Valley of Kings and Karnak temple

Optional trip Balloon ride over The Valley of the Kings 100 $ per person.

Get your cameras ready for a stunning balloon ride over the historic town of Luxor. Catch the rays of the early morning sun illuminating the city and its surrounding mountains. Get a bird's eye view of Luxor's ancient sites from aboard of a hot air balloon.

Breakfast on the Nile Cruise and visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak.

The Valley of the Kings :
Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley is called now the Valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality. The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak.

Colossi of Memnon are two massive monumental stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) from the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. Colossi of Memnon :
Massive pair statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are two massive monumental stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1386-1353 BCE) from the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. Colossi of Memnon , rising about 18 M from the plain. They are the remains of what was once the largest complex on the west bank, built by Amenhotep the Third.

The Queen Hatshepsut temple :
Rising out of the desert Plain in a series of terraces. The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs on the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if nature herself had built this extraordinary monument.

The Karnak Temple was built between 2055 BC and around 100 AD. It was built as a cult temple and was dedicated to the gods Amun, Mut, and khonsu. Karnak temple :
Karnak more than a temple is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks. All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso).

Lunch during the trip- take the sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo 

Overnight on the train 

Day 7-International Departure

After an amazing trip, You will be picked up from the train station and then transferred to Cairo airport for the international departure.

 a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through your final departure formalities.

If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo, please contact us

 

Inclusions:

  • 1 night in Cairo based on Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 nights sleeping train 
  • 3-night Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan based on full board
  • Private transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Sleeping Train Tickets- Cairo-Aswan / Luxor-Cairo 
  • Private tour guide
  • Lunch during the trips

Exclusions:

  • Tipping
  • Any extra

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

Reviews

7 Days Egypt Travel Package Cairo and Nile Cruise

Related Tours Of Egypt Travel Packages


You May Also Like