Best of Egypt

9 Days


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Sleep near the pyramids, sail the sights along the Nile and swim in the Red Sea. This 8 night vacation in Egypt will bring you back in time to the days of the Pharaohs. Marvel at what history has left for us to behold in the ancient Hieroglyphics lining the passageways that lead deep into the famous burial chambers of the ancient kings and queens.

Trip route


Arrive in Cairo. After customs and immigration, our representatives will meet and greet you, assist with your luggage and transfer you to the Oasis Hotel in Cairo.

In the afternoon you will visit the famous Egyptian Museum where archaeological pieces dating as far back as 3000 BC are in exhibit; you will see the famous treasure of King Tutank. You will also visit the Alabaster Mosque, the Coptic District, and the Ancient Citadel which was built in 1176.

Today, full day excursion with lunch, visiting the Pyramids & Great Sphinx of Giza. You will drive around the Pyramid of Chephren, the Pyramid of Cheops (also known as the Great Pyramid or Khufu), and the Pyramid of Mykerinos. You will have time to walk around Cheops, and take pictures.Then visit the Sphinx, the colossal one-piece sandstone man-headed lion-bodied statue. Then continue to Memphis, the capital of Old Kingdom; and then Sakkara, to visit the Step Pyramid, the first monumental stone structure in Ancient Egypt.

Evening transfer to railway station for F/C Sleeper (overnight) train to Aswan.

Breakfast & dinner included, lunch included in full day excursion.

Today, you will have choice to visit Abu Simbel in our optional excursion including round trip air for $299. Abu Simbel is considered to be one of the most impressive sites in Egypt. Here you will visit the two temples built by Ramses II as a high-architect before he became a Pharaoh.

Note: Clients taking the Abu Simbel excursion will spend Tuesday night in Cairo and fly from Cairo early morning to Abu Simbel then to Aswan to join the Cruise (Round Trip local Egypt flights are not included).  

The 100 foot high Great Temple is world famous, which features 4 statues of Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari, each 65 feet high. Next to that Great Temple is the temple dedicated to Queen Nefertari. Both temples were originally carved in a mountain. In 1965 they were moved 600 feet and raised 65 feet, thanks to an international project to save them from the flooding caused by the construction of the High Dam.

Transfer to Aswan for an unforgettable 3 night Nile Cruise.

Upon arrival, you can stay and relax on the boat, or if you purchased our optional excursion package visit the Aswan Philae Temple, Aswan Dam; unfinished Obelisk and sail around Elephantine Island.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

After breakfast we will continue our cruise the Nile to Kom Ombo, if you purchased our optional excursion package $299 PP you get guided visits to the temples at Kom Ombo.

Continue sailing to Edfu, upon arrival, if you purchased our optional excursions package visit the Temples of Isis and Osiris a fun excursion begins in Edfu visiting the Edfu Temples.

Later in the afternoon, we will cross the locks on the Nile in Esna providing a fun and small scale canal crossing experience. Dinner and lunch on board the cruise boat.

In the evening continue to sail north to Luxor.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

In Luxor, if you purchased optional excursion package transfer to the West Bank of the Nile with Thebes, Valley of Kings, Hatsheput Temple.

Dinner and overnight on board cruise at Luxor.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

If you purchased the optional excursion package transfer to Luxor & Karnak Temples.

In the afternoon, you leave the cruise and transfer by car to Hotel AMC Royal Resort in Hurghada.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Optional submarine reef exploration $80 per person. A fantastic underwater trip for 90 minutes to discover the wonderful marine life of the Red Sea.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo (flight not included). Upon arrival transfer to Oasis Hotel in Cairo.

Rest of the day is handled at your leisure.

Transfer to Cairo airport for flight back home to the U.S.


  • 3 nights in Deluxe Nile Cruise “MS Carnival” (Aswan to Luxor)
  • 2 nights in Cairo at the Oasis Hotel
  • 2 nights in Hurghada at the Panorama Bungalow All Inclusive Resort
  • 1 night in first class sleeper train (Cairo to Aswan)
  • Guided full day tour of Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx with lunch
  • Guided half day tour of Cairo, The Egyptian Museum and Citadel with lunch
  • Round trip transfers from Cairo International Airport
  • Total of 18 meals; 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

Every excursion is handled by our multi lingual tour guides, for your utmost enjoyment.


  • All rates are per person in double occupancy, on land only basis. One traveler per room required.
  • All advertised rates are based on travel period, therefore they may be subject to slight change in price based on your desired travel dates, click on dates & prices for more information.
  • All advertised accommodations may be subject to change based on availability.
  • Operates in double occupancy.
  • A valid US Passport with 7 months validity from the date of entry is required to travel.
  • Cancellation: Payments are non-refundable. Unused tour features are neither refundable nor exchangeable once the tour is in progress.


  • International flights are not included. Please call for discounted airfares.
  • Local Egypt flights
  • Optional excursions & activities
  • Egypt visa ($25) and cruise tips of $35 per person payable in Egypt


  • Supplement to operate with single traveler is +50% added cost to the advertised rate
  • Christmas week supplement $400 per person
  • Easter week supplement $400 per person

Important Notes

  • If you will be purchasing your International air and need to purchase the optional $199 local Egypt Flight per person with us there is an added cost.

Hurgada :  Hotel Prima Life Makadi

The oasis Hotel Pyramids
Offering an outdoor pool and a gym, The Oasis Hotel Pyramids is located in Cairo. The resort features WiFi. The Pyramids of Giza are 5 km away from the property.
The accommodation features satellite TV and air conditioning. The private bathroom has a bathtub and hairdryer. You can admire the garden view from the bedroom window.
Breakfast is served in the room or in the restaurant. For your convenience, 24-hour room service is available.
Guests can enjoy a tennis court or relax at the spa.

Day#Locations & ActivitiesPrice
Abu Simbel excursion $299 PP
3,4,5,6Nile Cruise shore excursion package$299 PP
7Red Sea submarine reef exploration
$80 PP

Every excursion is handled by our multi lingual tour guides, for your utmost enjoyment.

MS Carnival

5 Star Deluxe Class Cruise

Built in 1999 and recently refurbished, the M/S Nile Carnival is our newest introduction to cruising on the Nile…

The M/S Nile Carnival is a modern cruise vessel with 4 suites and 68 comfortable deluxe cabins 215 sq.ft each, and 2 single cabins 145 sq.ft each. Each cabin has a Mini-bar, TV, telephone, hair dryer, individually controlled Air conditioning, and mirrors.

Our international cuisine restaurant serves all our guests in one sitting. Breakfast is always buffet, lunches are set menu, and some dinners are served as set menu and some as buffet. Quantity and quality of the food is found excellent by most of our passengers. Our chefs who earned the French National Symbol for Excellence in Food and Hospitality Services from “Les Cuisiniers et Hoteliers de Metier” provides cooking courses. Carnival has a modern lounge-bar and a sundeck with its own bar, where one can enjoy the scenery and enjoy the sun.

We have nightly entertainment on board including Belly-dancer Shows, Nubian Parties, Gallabeya (traditional Arab men’s dress wear) themes, Treasure hunts and others. But if there is any guest who does not care to participate in these social activities they can enjoy our sundeck for the night’s view or stroll in the streets of the port of calls. Located on the sun-deck, Carnival’s swimming pool is surrounded by two Jacuzzi, and we also have two whirlpools for our guests’ use.

The M/S Carnival sails from Luxor every Thursday for a 4-night cruise and from Aswan every Monday for a 3-night Nile River cruise

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