Nile Cruise Cairo 6 Days Tours Package from Sharm El Sheikh

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Itinerary
Day 1
  1. 05:00 - Transfer from Sharm El Sheikh hotel to the airport.
  2. 06:00 - Flight to Cairo.
  3. 07:30 - Meeting with the guide and moving to the city.
  4. 09:00 - Cairo Egyptian Museum tour.
  5. 12:00 - Optional felucca ride along the Nile.
  6. 13:00 - Lunch in a local restaurant.
  7. 14:00 - The pyramids and sphinx tour.
  8. 17:00 - Shopping time.
  9. 18:30 - Transfer to the train station.
  10. 21:00 - Night train to Luxor.
Day 2
  1. 06:00 - Meeting with a guide.
  2. 06:30 - Moving to the Luxor West Bank.
  3. 07:00 - Colossi of Memnon tour.
  4. 07:30 - Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
  5. 08:00 - Valley of the Kings and 3 tombs visit.
  6. 10:00 - Visit to Karnak Temple.
  7. 14:00 - Check in our cruise ship and lunch.
  8. 18:00 - Free time on board.
Day 3
  1. 07:00 - Luxor Temple tour.
  2. 09:00 - Free time before sailing.
  3. 13:00 - Departure to Esna.
  4. 14:00 - Passing the lock, may take some time.
  5. 15:00 - Continue sailing towards Edfu.
Day 4
  1. 07:00 - Temple of Horus in Edfu tour.
  2. 09:00 - Continue sailing to Kom Ombo.
  3. 11:00 - Kom Ombo Temple tour.
  4. 12:30 - Crocodile Museum excursion.
  5. 15:00 - Continuing our journey to Aswan.
Day 5
  1. 07:00 - Aswan High Dam tour.
  2. 07:30 - Excursion to the island of New Kalabsha (optional).
  3. 08:00 - Philae island tour.
  4. 12:00 - Return to the ship for lunch.
  5. 14:00 - The Botanical Garden can be visited optionally.
  6. 19:00 - Dinner and night entertainment program on board.
Day 6
  1. 06:00 - Abu Simbel optional tour.
  2. 08:00 - Check out the boat
  3. 08:30 - Free time or additional excursions can be arranged.
  4. 15:00 - Flight back to Sharm El Sheikh (via Cairo).
  5. 16:30 - Transfer to your hotel.

Full Description

Nile cruise Cairo excursion and Nile cruise holiday from Sharm el Sheikh to visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, valley temple, Egyptian museum, famous sites temples in Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel in 5 days.

Cairo Pyramids Excursion

Nile cruise holiday and Cairo to the pyramids excursion from Sharm El Sheikh begins with a group excursion to Cairo by air. On the day of your tour, our representative will pick you up from any hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and take you to the airport. Flight to Cairo takes only 50 minutes. You will arrive Cairo in the morning depending on your flight schedule. Our English speaking guide will meet you at the Cairo International airport exit gates and transfer to the Egyptian Museum, which opens at 9 a.m.

Sightseeing tour of Cairo includes:

- Excursion to Cairo Egyptian Museum and tour around its halls and exposition. This walking tour of the halls of the museum takes up to 3 hours. A visit to the hall with a collection of artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun is also included in a museum tour.

- Sightseeing tour of Giza plateau, a visit to the pyramid of Cheops, Mekerin and Chefren, the Sphinx and its temple.

- Lunch in the city at a local restaurant and a Nile felucca ride along the Nile (optional activity) is available.

In the evening, transfer to the Cairo railway station and a night train (double cabin) to Luxor.

Luxor West Thebes tour

In the morning, upon arrival in Luxor, a meeting with a guide and breakfast in the city (optionally, paid separately). Luxor sightseeing tour includes visits to the following ancient Egyptian temples and tombs:

- Colossi of Memnon tour

- Temple of Queen Hatshepsu, also known as Deir al-Bahari excursion, it is the most beautiful temple in the necropolis

- Valley of the Kings tour - your visit includes entrance into 3 opened tombs

- Visit to the tomb of Tutankhamun or Ramses VI tomb is paid separately

Luxor East Bank excursion

In the afternoon, check in to the boat and lunch, have some rest and continue the city tour. In the afternoon, an excursion to the Karnak Temple - the great national monument of Egypt. Return to the boat for dinner and evening entertainment program, overnight in Luxor.

Luxor Temple tour

After an early breakfast on a boat trip to Luxor Temple. This beautiful temple was built on the east bank of the Nile by Amenhotep the third or “Magnificent”. The temple was dedicated to the Theban triad: the great god Amon-Ra, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu. After lunch we will sail to Esna. The distance from Luxor to Esna is about 55 km. Let's enjoy the beautiful views of the Egyptian village while we sail towards the Esna locks. After passing through the gateway, which may take several hours, we continue our journey towards Edfu. The distance to the destination is about 65 km. Lunch and dinner on board. Night and evening entertainment programs.

Edfu Temple Guided tour

In the morning after breakfast we will go to the temple of Horus in Edfu, but to get to the temple we will need to take a cab, which will take us to the temple. The whole temple is decorated with beautiful bas-reliefs. This is one of the most beautiful and, of course, the best preserved monuments of ancient Egypt. There is no ancient monument in the world that could correspond to it.

After visiting the temple, we will return to the ship and continue our journey to Kom Ombo. In the afternoon, a visit to the double temple in Kom Ombo: the temple of Sobek and Horus, and then the Crocodile Museum. After visiting, we will continue sailing to Aswan. Lunch and dinner will be served on board. Available night and evening entertainment program.

Aswan sightseeing tour

In the early morning after breakfast, we will begin our tour of the city of Aswan. We will visit the New Aswan Dam, which is located 6.5 km south of the Old Aswan Dam, built in 1902 and subsequently enlarged 2 more times. Then we will take a motor boat and visit the island of New Kalabsha with its monuments of Nubia (optional tour, extra charge).

Isis Temple on Philae Island

Our next goal will be the pearl of Upper Egypt, the beautiful little island of Philae. To reach the unusual temple of the island of Philae, we will have to get a motor boat via Naser lake. The temples, once located on this island, were dismantled due to the advancing waters of Lake Nasser and re-installed on another island called Agilika, just north of Philae. This is the place we are visiting these days.

Visit to the Botanical Garden

Afternoon lunch on board of our Nile cruise ship and optional excursion to the Botanical Garden can be arranged. The island on which the garden is located is one of the oldest gardens in the world and includes a rare collection of tropical plants collected from around the world. Dinner, night and evening entertainment program on board of the ship in Aswan.

Temples of Abu Simbel

This day you can plan according to your visits. Check out the ship at 8 am and the following places are available for visiting (paid separately). In the early morning you can go to the famous huge temples of Abu Simbel or visit the island of Elephantine or Nubia Museum. The temples of Abu Simbel can be reached both by car and by plane.

Return to Sharm El Sheikh

In the evening (as per the flight schedule) transfer to the airport to fly back to Sharm El Sheikh (via Cairo). Upon arrival, our representative will meet you and take you to your hotel.


Includes
  • All transfers in Sharm El Sheikh and Luxor upon arrival / departure
  • Visit to the pyramids and sphinx
  • Visit to the Cairo Museum of Antiquities
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo
  • Transfer to / from cruise ship upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation on a 5* cruise ship on Full board basis
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets to all attractions according to the program
  • Evening entertainment program on the boat
  • Tickets for the night train Cairo-Luxor (double cabin)
  • Flight tickets SSH/Cairo and Aswan/SSH (via Cairo)
  • 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
  • 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

What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Photo-camera
  • On the day of departure from the cruise boat guests may leave their luggage on board until their departure for the airport.

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Lisa , 26 Mar 2015
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

Published: 12 Dec 2018 Last update: 20 Sep 2022