Combine the rich heritage of Cairo with the magic of a 5-day, 4-night Luxury Nile cruise on this comprehensive Egypt vacation package.
Visit and explore the best ancient wonders of Egypt, from Cairo to Aswan, and do it in absolute style with an incredible 8-Day Luxury Nile Cruise Holiday.
Treat yourself to the sort of break you deserve with a prestigious 8-Day Luxury Nile Cruise Holiday from Egypt Tours Plus. Our luxury Nile cruise holidays have been created with passion for those people who are as passionate about travel as we are. Join us as we explore some of the greatest historical sites in Cairo, including the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and more.
Take to the skies for a short flight to Luxor, board a magnificent 5-Star Nile River cruise ship, and allow us to introduce you to all the very best ancient attractions to be found in the timeless Nile River Valley as we follow in the footsteps pharaohs and kings.
- Every Day
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Cairo Airport or Hotel in Cairo
- Physical rating
- Cairo / Luxor / Aswan / Cairo
Why you'll love this trip
Experience the mysteries and treasures of Egypt in a Luxury way.
Embark on a leisurely paced 4-night Luxury cruise on the Nile, the world’s longest river. Relax and enjoy seeing the monuments in a very peaceful way.
You’ll cover the highlights of Egypt, from millennia-old temples to the Aswan Dam, a feat of modern engineering.
Your private, Egyptologist guide provides undivided attention and an insider’s perspective of Upper Egypt.
The comprehensive tour allows you to skip the headache of arranging hotels, plane tickets, and lunch reservations.
Full Private tour. You can full customize the tour according to your full comfort and privacy
Accommodation, lunches, activities, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Tour is suitable for all ages and all genders
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Egyptian Museum
Valley of the Kings
Our primary goal is to make sure that you luxury Nile cruise holiday in Egypt is flawless from beginning to end, so when you arrive at the airport in Cairo, your tour manager will be there to meet and greet you. He will also arrange for you entry visa for Egypt, and then he will escort you in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle to the 5-Star hotel where you will be staying while you are in Cairo.
On arrival at your hotel, your tour manager will also get you checked-in, and then he will briefly discuss your tour itinerary with you, and confirm pick-up times for your upcoming tours before leaving you alone to enjoy the remainder of the day as you wish. Enjoy a free Welcome Drink on us, and get a good night’s rest at your hotel in Cairo.
Wake up and enjoy the sort of breakfast you would expect from a 5-Star hotel, and then shortly after you have finished, one of our tour representatives will meet you at the hotel, and you will be driven in air-conditioned comfort to the Giza Plateau to see one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the famed Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. You will also visit the small but fascinating Solar Boat Museum while at the Giza necropolis.
After this leg of your tour, you will then be taken for a nice lunch at a good quality restaurant.
Once you have finished eating, your guide and driver will then take you to see and explore the world-famous Museum of Egyptian Antiquities where there are more than 120,000 fascinating artifacts on display. While at the museum, you will also have access to the Treasures Room which houses all the treasures and artifacts that were recovered from the tomb of King Tutankhamen.
There is also a special Mummies Room at the museum where visitors can view real mummies, you like to go inside to see the mummies.
Following your visit to the Egyptian Museum, you will then be driven to Cairo’s Islamic Quarter to spend some time at Cairo's famous Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. This is a great opportunity to shop for bargains, and for things such as spices which might not be readily available in your own country. There are also several cafes and restaurants at the bazaar in case you want to have a break from all the hustle and bustle. This charming bazaar first opened during the 14th century, and it is still going as strong as ever.
With a long and fascinating day behind you, your guide and driver will now transfer you back to your hotel where you will once again be spending the night.
Wake up to a hearty breakfast at your hotel, and then at the time which was confirmed with you, you will check-out, and your tour manager will then escort you to the airport where you will be boarding a short flight to Luxor.
On arrival at Luxor airport, another one of our tour representatives will be standing by to meet and greet you, and they in turn will then escort you to the port where you will be boarding a 5-Star luxury Nile River cruise ship.
Shortly after boarding and checking in, you will be served you first excellent on-board lunch, and then once you will disembark for a tour of Luxor's East Bank. First you will visit Karnak, the ruins of an ancient temple city. While this sprawling site consists mostly of ruins, there is still plenty to see. In fact, Karnak is Egypt’s second most visited ancient monument.
After your visit to Karnak, you will then be taken to see Luxor Temple, another ancient temple, and one which was never dedicated to any gods or goddesses. Enjoy some time exploring and taking photos.
And then it will be time for you to return to the ship. Sit down to a wonderful dinner, and enjoy your first night's sleep in your luxury cabin on the water at Luxor.
Wake up on day 4 of your luxury Nile cruise holiday and enjoy a good breakfast on the water, and then you will be taken on an excursion to the West Bank. Here you will visit one of Egypt's most prized attractions, the Valley of Kings, an ancient necropolis which is home to more than 60 ancient royal tombs, including that of King Tutankhamen. Next, you will the indescribable 15th century mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
After you have finished exploring Queen Hatshepsut's temple, you will be taken back to the ship for another mouthwatering lunch.After lunch the boat will depart from Luxor and it will set sail for Edfu where you will be having dinner and spending the night on board.
After enjoying another excellent breakfast on the boat, you will disembark for a brief but fascinating visit to ancient Edfu Temple, the ancient world’s best preserved temple.
You will then return to the ship, and it will begin sailing to Kom Ombo. When you arrive in Kom Ombo you will disembark again, and this time you will be taken to visit Kom Ombo Temple. This temple is actually composed of two identical temples that were dedicated to two different Gods. One was built to honor Horus the falcon God, while the other was built to honor Sobek the crocodile God.
After your visit to this remarkable ancient site, you will head back to the vessel, and it will begin its journey to Aswan. Enjoy another wonderful onboard lunch and dinner, and spend the night sleeping in your cabin on the water in Aswan.
Start the 6th day of your luxury Nile cruise holiday with another delightful breakfast on the water, and then you will be taken to visit the famous High Dam of Aswan; the absolutely unforgettable Philae Temple, and the massive Unfinished Obelisk. After your excursion, you will return to the ship in time for lunch, and the remainder of the day will be free for you to enjoy as you wish.
After enjoying a nice lazy afternoon on the boat, another delicious dinner will be served in the evening and you will once again be spending the night on the water in Aswan.
Today your Nile River cruise comes to an end, but before you check-out and disembark, first enjoy another good breakfast on board the vessel. Shortly after breakfast, it will be time for check-out and disembarkation, at which point you will be met by one of our tour representatives who will then escort you to the airport where you will be boarding a flight back to Cairo.
On arrival at the airport in Cairo, you will once again be met by one of our tour managers, and he will then escort you to the same 5-Star hotel where you stayed when you first arrived in Cairo for your 8-Day luxury Nile cruise holiday. Once you have been checked in, you will then be left on your own to enjoy the rest of the day as you wish.
Nobody would blame you if you wake with a heavy heart today given that today marks the end of your Luxury Nile River Cruise Holiday. However, before you go anywhere, first enjoy a good breakfast at your hotel.
A little bit later in the day, and the appropriate time, your tour manager will meet you at the hotel; he will assist you with check-out, and then he will escort you to Cairo International Airport in time for your flight back home.
Like all good things, our 8-Day Luxury Nile Cruise Holidays also have to come to an end, but you can be sure that this will have been one vacation which you will never ever forget. Thank you for trusting Book Nile Cruises with holiday needs.
7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
- Cruise Boat
- Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Horse carriage at Edfu
- Taftaf at Valley of the Kings
- Motor Boat to Philae island
- 5* hotel in Cairo for 3 nights
- 5* Luxury Nile Cruise for 4 nights
- Meet and assist service for at arrival and departure
- Customer Service assistance throughout your luxury Nile cruise holiday
- Entry visa for Egypt provided upon arrival at the airport
- All transfers to and from airports and hotels in modern air-conditioned vehicles
- Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and from Aswan to Cairo
- All tours mentioned in the luxury Nile cruise holiday itinerary
- Admission tickets for all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking driver/guides for all tours
- Free bottled water during tours
- All service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Optional tours mentioned or not mentioned in your luxury Nile cruise holiday itinerary
- Personal expenses
- Tipping kitty.
May to Sep:
Oct to April:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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