Luxury holidays to Egypt: Explore the best of what Ancient and Modern Egypt has to offer with a shimmering
journey through Egypt’s highlights on this private tour. From the Pyramids of Giza, to the impressive Mediterranean city of Alexandria, to the temples and statues dedicated to Ramses II in Abu Simbel, this luxury Egyptian tour will leave you transcended and wanting more.
Sail along the Nile on Ultra luxury Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan to explore more wonders of Egyptian antiquity, the sights and scenery of this unforgettable journey will leave you undoubtedly enchanted and fascinated.
Day 1: Arrive in Egypt
Upon arrival our assistants will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at a 5-star hotel with Pyramid view.
Day 2: Giza pyramids, Sakkara necropolise, Memphis
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a full day tour. In the morning you will be escorted by your Guide to Sakkara to see the very first pyramid ever built, the Step Pyramid of Djoser. You will then be able to marvel at the Pyramid Texts inside the Pyramid of Teti then visit the Imhoteb museum at Sakkara before heading off to the ancient capital of Egypt: Memphis. The Colossus of Ramses II dominates the museum here – do not forget your camera!
After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be driven to see the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous monuments of not only ancient Egypt, but of the entire ancient world! These massive stone structures were built around 4,500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile.
After this amazing trip through Egypt’s pharaonic past you will be driven back to your hotel for rest then. Overnight at the hotel Pyramid view.
Day 3: Egyptian museum and old Cairo
After breakfast take some time and start in the afternoon, our guide will take you to the Egyptian museum. You will enjoy the treasure of king Tutankhamen and many artifacts, after that you will have lunch at a local restaurant. Then we will visit the oldest churches in the world, this place was blessed by the holy family when they visited Egypt as it is mentioned in the holy Bible. Go around Cairo to explore Cairo in different style, and after that back to your hotel overnight at Cairo.
Day 4: Alexanderia trip
After breakfast your guide will escort you to Alexanderia the second capital of Egypt; it is about 3 hours driving in your deluxe van. Visit the National museum of Alexanderia and the Catacomb tomb, the best underground tomb in the Roman time. After that have lunch at a seafood restaurant looking over the sea. After that visit the Pompay pillars then enjoy walking in the city center. After that, head back to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 5: Luxor – Nile cruise
After breakfast you will check out and then fly to Luxor to board on your Ultra-deluxe Nile cruise. For your next 4 nights, full board. Start visiting the East bank of Luxor by visiting the The Karnak Luxor and Karnak temple of god Amun, the major God of the ancient capital of Egypt. The Karnak temple is considered the largest temple on Earth, this temple lasted 2000 years. Has the largest Obelisks in the world and the biggest hypostyle hall in the world. After this, tour back to you cruise for lunch, relax on your cruise to the end of the day. At night we will take you to enjoy amazing sound and light show at Karnak temple.
Day 6: West Bank – Luxor
A new day and your first breakfast on board; it is time to visit the temple of Queen Hatshpsute at the west bank of Luxor then visit the tombs of the nobles, distinguished by its beautiful colors. After that take enough time at the valley of the kings, enjoy the best tombs of the ancient kings of Egypt. After that stop by the statues of Memnon before heading to the lunch on the cruise.
Day 7: Nile Cruise: Komobo and Edfu temples
The cruise will sail towards Edfu after passing the lock of Esna, visit the best preserved temple of God Houras
then back to your cruise. Continue sailing towards Komobo temple, the crocodile temple. Enjoy the best inscriptions and ancient texts on the walls of the temples. Visit also the Crocodile Museum at Komobo temple.
Day 8: Aswan – Abusimble
In early morning we will arrange a breakfast box then move to the great temple of Abusimble, the great and small temple of king Ramses the second that located on the bank of Lake Nasser. The largest man-made lake in the world, these two temples are carved inside the mountain about 30m high and 24m wide, it is a really amazing trip to Abusimble. After that, head back to your cruise for lunch then continue visiting the Isis temple at Aswan and the unfinished obelisk, then back to your cruise to enjoy the belly dance show on board.
Day 9: Aswan – Cairo
After breakfast check out from your cruise, flying back to Cairo – Overnight at the Hotel in Cairo with a Nile view.
Day 10: Final departure
After breakfast, check out from the Hotel and transfer by Air Conditioned vehicle from hotel to Cairo International airport for your flight home, with the promise to see you again with Look at Egypt Tours.