Five days Nile cruise holiday & Cairo city visit
Cairo day tour from Sharm el Sheikh followed by five days Nile cruise holidays will let you discover most of historical sites and monuments in a short period of time.
Our special cruises
Nile cruise holidays from Luxor to Aswan with Cairo city discovery is specially designed for curious and adventurous people who wants to know the culture of the country they are holidaying in as well as to discover the world’s famous ancient culture and its remains.
On the way to Cairo
In Sharm el Sheikh we do pick up from any hotel. Our representative will pick up from your hotel as per time stated in your invoice and transfer by a/c van to Sharm el Sheikh International Airport. Flight to Cairo will take 50 minutes. Our English-speaking guide will be waiting for you upon arrival outside the main arrival hall of Cairo airport with the sign "Sharm-club.com".
Day 1 Museum exploration
From the airport we will go to downtown where The National Egyptian Museum is situated. The building of the museum is a historical monument itself already, built more than 100 years ago by a French architect it houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen. 120 000 pieces are exhibited there and we will visit all those collections, including Old kingdom, Middle kingdom, New kingdom and king Tut Anch Amun collection. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.
Nile boat ride & Lunch
After the museum visit let’s take an optional 45 minutes Nile boat ride. You will enjoy with the sailing along the Nile, warm breeze and panoramic views of the city. The boat will bring us to our restaurant where we will get lunch. Lunch will be offered in TGI Fridays on set menu basis, but you can choose between options available.
The Pyramids visit
After lunch we will continue our tour and move to one of the seven wonders of the world: the great pyramid of Cheops, which is situated on Giza Plateau! We will visit other pyramids of the area as well: the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus. We will end our tour in Pyramids area after visiting Sphinx and its valley temple. At the end of the day we will get a chance for shopping in the area around the Pyramids. Visit of papyrus institute, perfume palace or cotton fabric will be available.
Evening optional activities
At the end of the day we will drive you to 4* hotel on BB basis to overnight there. Optional activities such as Sound & Light show at the Pyramids or Nile cruise with dinner and Oriental show are available upon request.
Day 2 Luxor city exploration
In the morning after breakfast our guide will pick up you and drive to Cairo International airport to Catch flight to Luxor. In Luxor airport our guide will meet you and you will do full day Luxor city tour including visit to the West Thebes: Valley of the Kings , the Deir el Bahari temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Please note when visiting the Valley of the Kings, entry to 3 tombs is included, however if you wish to see either the tomb of Tutankhamun or Tomb of Ramses VI, there will be an additional ticket cost. In the afternoon check in your floating hotel. Lunch on board, some rest and continue exploring the city. Afternoon visit to Karnak & Luxor temples. Dinner and evening entertainment program on board, overnight in Luxor.
Day 3 Esna & Edfu visit
Breakfast on boat and we start sailing towards Esna city. The distance is around 55 km, you will enjoy with the beautiful view of the Egyptian countryside until we reach the lock of Esna, we pass through the lock and continue sailing to Edfu. The distance is around 65 km. Lunch & dinner on board. Overnight and evening entertainment program is available.
Day 4 Kom Ombo visit
In the morning after the breakfast, we will visit Edfu temple of Horus, but to reach the temple we should catch a cab. Then back to the boat to continue our journey toward Kom Ombo. Afternoon visit of Kom Ombo double temple of Khonum and Crocodile museum. Continue sailing to Aswan. Lunch and dinner will be served on board. Overnight and evening entertainment program in Aswan is available.
Day 5 Aswan city visit
In the early morning after the breakfast we'll start our Aswan city tour. Let’s visit the High dam and the unfinished obelisk. To reach the extraordinary temple of Philae we will sail by a felucca boat to this beautiful island. Lunch on board and optional afternoon visit to Botanical gardens are available. Overnight and evening entertainment program in Aswan.
Day 6 Abu Simble temples discovery
In the early morning optional visit to the famous huge temples of Abu Simble or the Nubian village can be arranged. Abu Simble temples can be reached either by road or by flight. In the afternoon transfer from Aswan to Luxor airport to catch your flight back to Sharm el Sheikh. Upon arrival in Sharm el Sheikh our representative will meet you and transfer to your hotel.
Excursion Estimated time
- Pick up: 05:00
- Return: 23:00
- Cairo Nile boat ride ( 10 per person).
- Pyramids Sound & Light show ( 25 per person).
- Karnak Sound & Light show ( 25 per person).
- Elephantine island ( 25 per person).
- Nubian village ( 15 per person).
- Botanical garden ( 15 per person).
- Abu Simble temple by land ( 100 per person).
What to take with you?
- Passport with full visa of Egypt
- On the day of departure from the cruise boat guests may leave their luggage on board until their departure for the airport.
- Return flight tickets SSh/Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/SSh
- Entrance tickets to the National Egyptian museum, Pyramids area & the sphinx
- Lunch in TGI Fridays in Cairo
- 4* hotel accommodation in Cairo on BB basis (dbl room)
- 3 nights Nile cruise on 5* Deluxe boat on FB (full board) basis
- Transfer to/from your cruise boat upon arrival and departure
- Licensed English speaking Egyptology tour guide
- Entrance fees to the sites as per the itinerary
- On-board evening entertainment program
- Drinks in the restaurant in Cairo during lunch time
- Nile felucca ride in Cairo
- Full visa of Egypt
- Alcoholic, soft drinks and drinks with meals during the cruise
- Tips: guide may ask for approximately $15 per person for tips which will go to drivers, temple guards etc
- Optional tours & activities in Cairo,Luxor or Aswan
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
Five days Nile cruise holiday & Cairo city visit 5 .0/5 based on 1 customers reviews / 470
I just wanted to say a very big Thank you for making our holiday to Egypt AMAZING!!!! It was a fantastic holiday made even better by our guide Sherriff and Ahmed. they were both so friendly and put a really personal touch to our holiday as well as being a brilliant photographers! We will certainly recommend your company to anybody visiting Egypt. When we return we will book some different trips with you. Once again thank you so much. Kind regards Nicki