Home of the Pharaohs and the Pyramids. This tour offers the best of ancient and modern Egypt.

Day 1   Arrive Cairo. Meet and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2   Cairo city tour including the Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo, Saladin's Citadel, Alabaster Mosque and Ibn Tulun.  Evening Sound and Light performance at the Pyramids.
Day 3   Excursion to Memphis. On to Saqqara and Giza and the pyramids of Cheops, Chepren and Mycerinus.
Day 4   Transfer to the airport for the short flight to Luxor. On arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing to the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hashepsut and the Valley of the Queens. Evening Sound and Light performance at Karnak Temple.
Day 5   Morning visit to Karnak Temple and on to the Temple of Luxor. Afternoon at leisure.  Return flight to Cairo and departure or optionally overnight in Luxor and return to Cairo tomorrow.

OPTION: On day 4, arrival in Luxor and transfer to cruise ship for a 3, 4 or 7 night cruise on the Nile. Cruises starting in Luxor end in Aswan (or v.v.)
If you prefer not to cruise, we offer a land transfer to Aswan and sightseeing there. Stay one or two nights before returning to Cairo.
Also, in Cairo, we offer day trips to Alexandria.

Here's another option that includes a Nile River cruise:

DAY 1, Wednesday - Arrive Cairo.


Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met by our professional representative who will assist you with your Visa. 


A short drive brings you to Giza. Here you marvel at the Pyramids, including Cheops, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Coming face-to-face with the Sphinx , who has been staring into the desert for five-thousand years, is an awesome experience. 

Continue your tour with a visit to the Egyptian Museum with Tutankhamon's fabulous treasures.  Next, you will visit Old Cairo, and walk back in time, visiting the Old Coptic Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.  

Then transfer to your hotel for accommodation (L)


DAY 2, Thursday - Cairo


You will begin today by visiting Memphis & Sakarra.  About 22-miles south of Cairo. Some of the oldest pyramids and a complex burial site for more than twenty pharaohs are found here. Chamber wall hieroglyphs depicting the hereafter are stunning. Next, you will visit the newly opened Pyramid of Dahshour  This evening, enjoy  the Sound and Light Show at the Great Pyramid (B):


DAY 3, Friday -  Cairo to Aswan.


Transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan, 556 miles/926 k.m..


(Optional Tour) Connect to your flight to Abu Simbel from Aswan 212 miles/303 k.m., and visit the temples,

The incredible feature of Abu Simbel is that the Temples were originally built on the river bank. With the construction of the Aswan High Dam that built in the early 1960, the water level rose and the temples would have been lost if it were not for the Unesco project to resurrect the temples above the new high water level. Unesco was moved to its present location 90 feet above its old site to protect it.


Fly back to Aswan where you will be met by and transferred to your Nile cruise ship in time for lunch. Take a tour to Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk. Continue to the Temple of Philae. Return to your cruise for dinner and overnight. Or…


 Transfer to your Nile cruise ship, your "hotel" for the next three nights.

Sailing tour by a felucca ride around Kitchener Island with its botanical gardens. Return to the cruise ship for lunch.
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Sobek, the crocodile-headed god. Located on the edge of the Nile, it contains many fine reliefs. Continue to Edfu.
Lunch, dinner and overnight on-board the cruise (B, L, D):


DAY 4, Saturdy – Cruising the Nile


Early breakfast, then board a horse-drawn carriage for the Temple of Houres

It's menacing black stone statue of the falcon god. Built in the time of Cleopatra about 2,000 years ago, it is recent by Egyptian standards and beautifully preserved.  


Sail to Esna. Then cross the lock and sail to Luxor. (BLD)


Optional tour: Sound and light Show at the Karnak Temple..



DAY 5, Sunday – Luxor


Cross to the west bank of the Nile to visit the wondrous Valley of the Kings. Visit two tombs of the pharaohs, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossus of Memnon.  (B, L, D):


DAY 6, Monday – Luxor to Cairo


After breakfast, for the grand finale to your sightseeing in the Nile Valley, you will see the stunning monuments of Karnak Temple, the greatest city of ancient Egypt. To walk among the pillars of the colossal Temple of Amoun Ra.  Continue your tour to visit the Luxor Temple. In the afternoon, fly from Luxor back to Cairo, 422 miles/679 k.m. Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be met  and transferred to your hotel for overnight. (B)


DAY 7, Tuesday – Cairo Departure

After breakfast, you will be met at your hotel and transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B).


Rate for above land tour/cruise is: $737.00 per person twin share.

You will need to add...

Air within Egypt (Cairo-Aswan and Luxor-Cairo) is currently $280.00 per person

Optional Abu Simbel tour $295.00 per person

Egypt visa $20.00 per person (currently)

International airfare NOT included.



All programs include: transfers,   accommodations, sightseeing by private car with English speaking driver/guide, all entrance fees, breakfast daily, all meals on board cruise ship and shore excursions by cruise ship.



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