Egypt Pyramid tour

Essence of Timeless Egypt

8-Day Essence of Egypt and Nile Highlights Cruise Tour

This tour covers eight must-see destinations for first-time travelers to Egypt. Journey from the bustling capital of Cairo to the stunning coastal city of Alexandria, enjoy the breeze while cruising on the Nile, and explore the ravishing mythologies of Egyptian gods in Luxor and Aswan. 

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Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
Marvel at the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
Alexandria tour
Appreciate the highlights of exotic Alexandria city.
Egypt Nile cruise
Spend a leisurely four nights on the luxurious Nile cruise.
Karnak temple
Feel the amazing scale of Karnak and the solemnity of the Valley of Kings in Luxor.
Temple of Philae
Visit the temple of Philae and ascend to the top of Aswan Dam.
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Itinerary Details

The itinerary is for your inspiration. Send us details of your preferences and our travel experts will customize this trip to suit your interests, tastes, and budget. Take a deep breath and relax before commencing on this soul-enriching tour — you are about to travel through thousand years of history and recall the glory of the ancient Egyptians.

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Day 1Arrival in Cairo

Meals provided: lunch

After landing at the airport, you will be met by your private guide and driver, who will escort you to your hotel. Your guide will assist you with the check-in process.

Hotel options:
Cairo Hotel
Egypt Grand Hotel

Day 2Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, and Khan el-Khalili Market
Day 3Day Trip in Alexandria
Day 4Arrival in Luxor and East Bank Tour
Day 5West Bank Tour
Day 6Edfu and Kom Ombo
Day 7Aswan Visit
Day 8Flight to Home

Price Includes

One-to-one consultancy
Knowledgeable local guides
Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
Hand-picked hotels
Breakfasts and meals as listed
Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
Transportation as listed
A 24/7 helpline while traveling

Trip Notes

Every element of the tour above can be tailored. Feel free to tell us your ideas and we will be happy to make adjustments for you.


In Nile Cruise, all the meals will be incleded. Usually, buffet breakfasts are available in hotels, package and set meals for dinner are offered in less touristy areas.


We've carefully selected the best hotel available, based on criteria like location and environment. Please note that service and accommodation in Egypt may differ from western standards.

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