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10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo with Nile Cruise and White Desert

Heliopolis, Egypt
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10 days

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Staying in Hurghada needn’t mean missing out on ancient Egypt. See the highlights of the nation’s historic capitals, Luxor and Cairo, in just two days on this private guided tour with hotel and lunch. Fly to Cairo for the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, and Khan al-Khalili bazaar. Then fly to Luxor for the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Karnak Temple. Return by road.

  • See ancient Egypt’s most important sights in two action-packed days
  • Get a history masterclass from your private Egyptologist guide
  • Relax with 2-way door-to-door transfers, including domestic flights
  • Enjoy a hotel in Luxor (with breakfast), plus lunch on both days
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  • 10 Day Egypt Itinerary Cairo with Nile Cruise and White Desert


Day1-Arrival Cairo

Our representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle Free evening Overnight in the Hotel in Cairo Depends on your arrival. If your flight arrives, If you have an early flight to Cairo you can contact us to make a tour suggestion

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Accommodation: Overnight in the Hotel in Cairo
Meals: Lunch

Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum

Pyramids of Giza
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit the Valley Temple. Lunch will be served during the Pyramids at the local restaurant in Giza Then visit the Egyptian Museum

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated. If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or in 2022 Overnight in the Hotel Cairo

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Accommodation: Overnight in the Hotel Cairo
Meals: Lunch

Day 3-Cairo- Aswan-Nile cruise

Temple of Philae
Pick up from Giza Hotel to Cairo airport for a short flight to Aswan from Cairo An Early flight from Cairo to Aswan Embarkation& Lunch on board the Nile Cruise, proceed Visits of Aswan including the Temple of Philae and tour by Felucca around Elephantine, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk Phiala temple: Built to honor the goddess Isis, this was the last temple built in the classical Egyptian style. Construction began around 690 BC, and it was one of the last outposts where the goddess was worshipped.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Aswan High Dam
The high dam: Aswan High Dam is a rock-fill dam located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan. The dam is fed by the River Nile and the reservoir forms Lake Nasser. Construction for the project began in 1960 and was completed in 1968. It was officially inaugurated in 1971.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Unfinished Obelisk
The Unfinished Obelisk : Aswan was the source of ancient Egypt’s finest granite, used to make statues and embellish temples, pyramids, and obelisks. The large unfinished obelisk in the Northern Quarries has provided valuable insight into how these monuments were created, although the full construction process is still not entirely clear. Three sides of the shaft, nearly 42m long, were completed except for the inscriptions. At 1168 tonnes, the completed obelisk would have been the single heaviest piece of stone the Egyptians ever fashioned. 12:00 lunch on board the Cruise at 16:00 sailing trip with Felucca around Elphinatine island and Visit Lord Kitchener island- Then visit the Nubian village

1 hour • Admission Ticket Included

Nubian Village
The Nubian village is one of Aswan's attractions. It's worth visiting and spending 2 hours. The place is very authentic and genuine, Colorful and artistic, the Nubian Village will surprise you in every corner! While walking in the village, you will straight away feel the soul of this place! Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Accommodation: Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Meals: DinnerLunch

Day 4-Aswan-Abu simble

Abu Simbel Temple
Complex Breakfast & Lunch on board the cruise. Early Visit to Abu Simbel from Aswan Abu Simbel temples: The two temples of Ramses the second and the Queen Nefertari were carved out of the Mountain on the west bank of the Nile between 1274 and 1244 B.c, The Great Temple was dedicated to Ramses the second, Ra-Harakhty, Amun Ra, and Ptah, with 4 Colossal statues, The second temple was dedicated to The Queen Nefertari and Goddess Hathor, the two temples were dismantled stone by stone and rebuilt on higher ground, The preservation of the two temples of Abu Simbel must Rank as the greatest Achievement of the Unesco. lunch on the Nile cruise 13:00 Sail to Kom Ombo The temple of Kom Ombo: The temple and the associated settlement site locate 40 K.m north of Aswan, the temple was dedicated to the deities Sobek and Horus and date mainly to the Ptolemaic and Roman period(332 B.b -395 A.c) Sail to Edfu-Overnight in Edfu Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise Galabyia Party.

5 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Accommodation: Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Meals: BreakfastLunchDinner

Day 5- Edfu temple-Luxor temple

Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the Edfu around 08:00 by horse carriage Edfu temple : Upper Egyptian site dominated by a large well -Preserved temple, dedicated to the hawk-God Horus, The Construction of Ptolemaic temple of Horus, which was founded on the site of a much earlier temple, dated to the period between the reigns of Ptolemy the Third(246 B.c), The descriptions on the walls include the Myth of contending of Horus and Seth(Probably performed annually as a religious Drama You will be back around 10:00 Lunch on the Cruise At 10:30 Sail to Luxor through Esna lock

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Luxor Temple
Arrive Luxor at 18:00 Visit Luxor temple. Luxor Temple: Largely built by the New Kingdom Pharaoh Amenhotep the Third and Completed by King Tutankhamon and the Great King Ramses the second, The First pylon was raised by Ramses the second and Decorated with His Military Battle of Kadesh Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Accommodation: Dinner &overnight on board the Cruise
Meals: LunchDinnerBreakfast

Day 6- Valley of Kings and Karnak temple

Valley of the Kings
Breakfast on the board on the Nile cruise, Breakfast on the Nile Cruise, Visit the west bank of Luxor and Karnak The Valley of the Kings: Once called the great Place of the Truth, this valley Called now the valley of the Kings, It is a Majestic domain of the Pharaohs who once lay in great stone Sarcophagi, awaiting immortality, The isolated valley behind Deir el Bahri is dominated by the Pyramid-Shaped Mountain Peak

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Colossi of Memnon
The colossi of Memnon: Massive pair statues Know as the Colossi of Memnon, Rising about 18 M from the plain, They are the remains of what once the largest complex on the west bank, Built by Amenhotep the Third The Queen Hatshepsut temple : Rising out of the desert Plain, in a series of terraces, The temple of Hatshepsut Mergs with sheer limestone Cliffs of the eastern face of the Theban Mountain as if Nature herself had built this Extraordinary monument.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Temple of Karnak
Karnak is more than A temple, is a spectacular Complex of Sanctuaries, Kiosks, Pylons, and Obelisks, All dedicated to the Theban gods and to the Greater Glory of Egypt`s Pharaohs, Karnak was the Most Important place for the worship of the Theban Triad(Amun, Mut, and Khonso) Lunch during the trip- Fly to Cairo - transfer to the hotel in Cairo - Overnight in Cairo

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Accommodation: Overnight in Cairo
Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 7- old cairo

Pick Up time from your hotel in Cairo at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Old Cairo Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Khan Al-Khalili
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover the old Cairo the centre of Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century. After an amazing trip

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Accommodation: overnight in a hotel in Cairo
Meals: Lunch

Day 8- Cairo to the white desert

Bahariya Oasis
At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo, drive to Bahariya Oasis, which located about 350 km east of Cairo This journey takes about 4 hours, arrive at 10:00 there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee

3 hours • Admission Ticket Fre

Black Desert
At 10:00 you will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert 12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis 13:00 Then drive to the valley of Agabat 15:00 Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert. You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed. 16: 30 explore the white desert National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt. 17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset 18:30 As the sky turns pink then the deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence are all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Accommodation: Camping in the desert
Meals: LunchBreakfastDinner

Day 9-White desert - Bahariya oasis

Bahariya Oasis
Day 9-White desert - Bahariya oasis- Cairo At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit Crystal Mountain, Crystal Mountain, locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, often called the Jewel of the desert, formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident. The crystal mountain 11:00 Drive to Bahariya Oasis, Soak in the heat at Bir Sigam, a hot spring that can help to relax. Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the Cairo road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature, In The summertime will stop at Bir Madi( which is a cold spring) 12:00 Then drive back to Cairo. Arrival at Cairo at 16:30- Overnight in Cairo

5 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Accommodation: Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Lunch

Day 10-International departure

Breakfast at the hotel then a representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you through final your departure formalities. . If you wish to extend your stay in Cairo , please contact us.

Admission Ticket Free Accommodation: Not included
Meals: Not included


  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking guide throughout your tours
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle
  • Shopping tours through out Khan El Khalili bazaars
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Flight Tickets- Cairo-Aswan-luxor-Cairo
  • Lunch (9)
  • Dinner (4)
  • Breakfast (4)
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping


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