7 Days Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Abu Simbel, including Edfu and Kom Ombo

Experience the ultimate Egyptian adventure with our 7-day Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Abu Simbel tour, including Edfu and Kom Ombo. From the iconic Pyramids of Giza to the magnificent temples of Luxor and Karnak, the serene beauty of Aswan, and the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel temples, this comprehensive itinerary promises an immersive journey into Egypt’s ancient wonders. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless logistics, this tour guarantees an unforgettable experience. Book now for instant confirmation and embark on an extraordinary adventure!

Overview:

Embark on an extraordinary 7-day journey through the wonders of ancient Egypt. This tour takes you from the vibrant capital of Cairo to the historical treasures of Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Explore the iconic Pyramids of Giza, cruise along the Nile River, visit the majestic temples of Luxor and Karnak, discover the serene beauty of Aswan, and marvel at the monumental Abu Simbel temples. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless logistics, this tour ensures an immersive and memorable experience of Egypt’s rich history.

Highlights:

  • Discover the legendary Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu and the enigmatic Sphinx.
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum and its remarkable collection of ancient artifacts, including Tutankhamun’s treasures.
  • Cruise along the Nile River on a luxurious ship, enjoying the scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere.
  • Visit the Temples of Luxor and Karnak, marveling at their grandeur and intricate carvings.
  • Uncover the secrets of the Valley of the Kings and explore its elaborately decorated tombs.
  • Experience the tranquil beauty of Aswan, visiting the Philae Temple and the High Dam.
  • Be awed by the monumental Abu Simbel temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a testament to Ramses II’s power.

Advantages:

  • Expert Guides: Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our experienced guides who bring ancient Egypt to life with their captivating storytelling.
  • Comfortable Accommodations: Relax in carefully selected hotels and luxurious Nile cruise ships that offer a comfortable stay and convenient access to the major attractions.
  • Seamless Logistics: Enjoy hassle-free arrangements, including airport transfers, transportation, and guided tours, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience.
  • Customizable Itinerary: Tailor the tour to your preferences with our flexible options, including changing pickup times and adding extra activities.
  • Instant Confirmation: Book now and receive instant confirmation, guaranteeing your spot on this extraordinary journey.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo – Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx

  • Airport pickup and transfer to your hotel
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, and Pyramid of Menkaure
  • Explore the enigmatic Sphinx and learn about its mysteries
  • Optional: Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids

Day 2: Cairo – Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo

  • Discover the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient artifacts
  • Explore the treasures of Tutankhamun and learn about ancient Egyptian civilization
  • Visit the historic landmarks of Old Cairo, including the Citadel of Salah El Din, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Hanging Church

Day 3: Luxor – East Bank and Karnak Temple

  • Fly to Luxor, the ancient city of Thebes
  • Visit the Temples of Karnak, dedicated to the worship of ancient Egyptian gods
  • Explore the magnificent Luxor Temple, known for its majestic columns and intricate carvings
  • Optional: Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple

Day 4: Luxor – West Bank, Edfu, and Kom Ombo

  • Discover the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs were buried in elaborate tombs
  • Visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, dedicated to the only female pharaoh of Egypt
  • Explore the Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues guarding the Theban Necropolis
  • Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus, the best-preserved temple in Egypt
  • Continue to Kom Ombo and explore the unique Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to two deities
  • Return to the Nile cruise for dinner and entertainment

Day 5: Aswan – Philae Temple and High Dam

  • Sail to Aswan, a picturesque city on the Nile River
  • Visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, situated on an island
  • Explore the High Dam, a modern engineering marvel providing irrigation and electricity to Egypt
  • Optional: Nubian Village tour and traditional cultural experience

Day 6: Abu Simbel Temples

  • Take a short flight to Abu Simbel and visit the awe-inspiring Abu Simbel temples, dedicated to Pharaoh Ramses II
  • Marvel at the colossal statues and admire the detailed carvings
  • Fly back to Aswan

Day 7: Aswan – Departure

  • Enjoy free time in Aswan to explore the city or relax
  • Airport transfer for departure

Inclusions:

  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • All transportation during the tour
  • Expert English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
  • Domestic flights (Cairo – Luxor – Aswan – Abu Simbel – Aswan)
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in well-appointed hotels and Nile cruise ship
  • Daily breakfast and meals as specified in the itinerary

Exclusions:

  • International airfare
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities and personal expenses
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers

Pricing:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1100 $1130 $1350 $
Solo traveler1760 $1805 $1990 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1240 $1275 $1600 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler1990 $2040 $2130 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room1850 $2000 $
Solo traveller2700 $3400 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2850 $3300 $
Solo traveller4500 $5000 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Dress modestly and comfortably, especially when visiting religious sites.
  • Stay hydrated and carry a water bottle with you, as the Egyptian sun can be intense.
  • Bring comfortable walking shoes for exploring the archaeological sites.
  • Respect local customs and traditions.
  • Ensure you have travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances.

Trip Notes:

  • This tour requires moderate physical fitness due to walking and climbing stairs at the archaeological sites.
  • The tour itinerary may be subject to change based on weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
  • It is recommended to book this tour in advance to secure your preferred travel dates and accommodations.

FAQs:

  1. Can I customize the itinerary or add extra activities?
    • Yes, we offer customizable options to suit your preferences. Contact our team to discuss your requirements.
  2. Is the tour suitable for children and elderly travelers?
    • This tour is suitable for travelers of all ages. However, please note that there will be walking and climbing involved at the archaeological sites.
  3. What language will the guides speak?
    • Our expert guides speak fluent English. If you require guides speaking other languages, please inform us in advance.
  4. How do I make a booking and receive instant confirmation?
    • To book the tour, simply click the “Book Now” button on our website and follow the instructions. Instant confirmation will be provided upon completing the booking process.