This itinerary is perfect for a first-time visitor to Egypt or an add-on tour to your already perfect holiday. Join your expert Egyptologist and immerse yourself in Cairo’s modern and ancient history, from bustling city streets to the breathtaking pyramids. Cruise along the Nile, discovering temples and tombs from Aswan to Luxor.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Explore the ancient wonders of Egypt.
  • Enjoy a 3-day cruise of the Nile.
  • Journey through time with an Egyptologist.

What’s included

  • Completely private tours for all activities included
  • Meet & greet airport service
  • Luxury accommodation at your chosen level
  • Expert guides in each destinaton


This is an example itinerary. It is fully flexible; you can add or detract days and include hotels at your chosen budget. It departs daily.



Price Guide

$3500 – $6700 pp

Our quotes are bespoke for your customised trip. The prices displayed are indicative only, read more

Day 1

Fly to Cairo

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Day 2-4

Nile River Cruise

From comfortable 3-star to uber-luxurious private vessels, a Nile cruise is a must for anyone travelling to Egypt and the perfect way to see life on the Nile from ancient times to the modern day. Choose from several excursions from Karnak temple, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Abu Simbel temple of the great pharaoh King Ramses II, Valley of the Kings, and other breathtaking monuments.

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Day 5


Luxor today is the world’s most incredible open-air museum. From here, you can explore the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings to the magnificent sunset views at the majestic temple complexes of Karnak and Luxor. And if you want a slower pace, you could take a carriage ride around the city.

Day 6-7


Cairo offers unlimited tour options, from the world-famous museums housing some of Egypt’s best archaeological and historical history. The Citadel, the medieval Salah-El-Din fortress, or Mohammed Ali Mosque. Not to mention The Great Pyramid of Cheops, also known as the Pyramid of Khufu. The oldest and largest of the major pyramids, The Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for more than 3,800 years and the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren.

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Day 8

Fly home

A note on price

The prices outlined above are a rough guide to give you an idea of costs and enable you to budget for your trip.

Guide prices are generally for private arrangements based on twin share, in well located, good quality accommodation (excluding international flights).

Please note costs are indicative and may vary due to a number of factors such as; travel date, hotel choice, room category, number of people travelling and prevailing exchange rates.

Price Guide $3500 – $6700 per person

When to travel

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Egypt has a warm climate year-round, with temperatures ranging from highs of around 33°C in the summer to lows of around 13°C in the winter. The sun is prominent in the country, with around 12 hours of daylight in the summer and 9 hours in the winter. Rainfall is rare and limited to the winter months, with an average of 1-2 inches per month.

Add on’s

There are many add-on holiday options to this Highlights of Egypt itinerary; for example, you could head to Alexandria and explore this fascinating Mediterranean city or go diving in the Red Sea.

Egypt is also easily accessed by the main flight hubs of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, making city stopovers a breeze or adding an Egyptian itinerary to your exciting holiday in the Middle East or Europe.

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