8-day Nile tour in Egypt -

8-day Nile tour in Egypt

Enjoy with Daily tours egypt Company an 8-day tour to Egypt, where the tour will begin with a visit to the Saqqara Pyramid, the Tombs of the Nobles, Dahshur, and a tour of the city of Giza. Then we will go to the airport to head to Aswan and begin a new adventure. Then we will return to Cairo again to complete the rest of the tour, where we will visit the Egyptian Museum and... The Citadel and Khan Al-Khalili, join us and experience an unparalleled adventure.














 

CANCELLATIONS POLICY 


Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 25% of the entire tour price will be deducted.  

Between 14 and 7 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be deducted.

Between 7 and 4 days before your arrival date, 75% of the entire tour price will be deducted.

Between 3 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be deducted

CHILDREN POLICY:

0 - 01.99 Free
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the tour price

6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price12 years and over pay the full price of the trip per adult person

Day 1

Visit Saqqara.
Include the Step pyramid, Titi pyramid, the Nobles tombs.
Visit Dahshur.
Include the bent pyramid and the Red pyramid.
Lunch at Saqqara-
a good place to try Egyptian food. Normally they serve a mix grill, kofta, and lots of small dishes filled with appetizers.
Visit Giza.
view the Great Pyramid, The Sphinx, Khara pyramid, Menkawra pyramid and, the nobles tombs
Night stay in Cairo .
The tour duration is 8-9 hours.

Optional extras
● Going Inside the great pyramid
● Camel rides
● Attend Giza sound and light show in the evening.

    

 

Day 2

Transfer to Cairo airport and fly to Aswan.
About 1 hour flight.
Pick up at Aswan airport.
Visit Philae temple.
Visit the unfinished obelisk.
Visit the High Dam.
Lunch
Visit Elephantine Island archeological site. Felucca ride in the Nile River to view the following:
The Nobles tombs – Agha Khan Mausoleum – the Plantation Island and the Old Cataract hotel.
Night Stay in Aswan
The tour duration 7 - 8 hours

Optional activities:
( please notify us before hand of optional tours you would like )
● The Nubian Museum.
● Animalia house museum.
● Lunch or dinner in a local Nubian Family house.
● Camel ride to Saint Simon Monastery.
● Visit the Plantation Island.
● Motor boat ride through the Nile Cataract.
● Philae temple sound and light show.
● Abu Simbel temples. This tour might need an extra day in Aswan.


    


              


 

Day 3

Check out from the hotel after breakfast.

Noon:
check into the Dahabiya. Lunch and sailing.
Dinner and overnight on board in Daraw.

Optional activities:
( please notify us before hand of optional tours you would like )

Early morning travel to visit Abu Simbel temple (3-4 hours drive each way)

       
 

Day 4

Breakfast on board.

In the town of Daraw you learn how to shop like a local at the market, visit a barn to meet camels and learn about the camel trade, and visit

a Nubian Town.

Visit Kom Ombo temple.

Lunch on board.

Sailing to El Selsela ancient sandstone quarry and shrines.
Dinner and overnight on board near Bisaw.


    

 

Day 5

Breakfast in a local home or on board.

Explore Bisaw Island, walk through farms and meet the villagers. > Join the men in their boats to share the experience of Nile fishing.

Sail to Edfu, Ride to visit the Temple of Horus. Lunch on board.

Dinner and night stay on board in El Hegz.

    

 

Day 6

Breakfast on board.
.Sail to Esna. Check out
the dahabiya after breakfast.
We visit the Temple, restored caravanserai and market.
Esna is part of the Luxor governorate, we drive about an hour from Esna to Luxor.
Visit Karnak and Luxor temple.
The tour duration about 3-4 hours.
Night stay in Luxor .

     

 

Day 7

Check out the hotel
Visit The Valley of the Kings, The Colossus of Memnon and Hatshepsut temple.
The tour duration is 5-6 hours.

Lunch at a farmer's house. A good chance to meet local people.
The lunch includes a brief cookery lesson.
You can replace this with lunch in a regular restaurant.
Transfer to Luxor airport and fly to Cairo.
Arrive in Cairo airport and transfer to the hotel.
Night stay in Cairo.

Optional Tours :-
● Hot air balloon ride over the west bank during the sun rise. The tour duration is about 2 hours, include 50 minutes flight.


    

 

Day 8

Visit the Egyptian museum.
Including King Tut Ankh Amon collection
lunch at Abo Tarek, famous for Koshri as the most common fast food in Egypt, mix of rice, pasta, lentils , chickpeas, fried onion, and tomato sauce.

     

Walking tour in Downtown Cairo.
The most famous among the area is Tahrir square, the birth place of Egypt's great revolution and visit the places where important evens happened during Egypt revolution.

Visit the citadel.
Including the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali.
Walking tour in El Moez St, of Medieval Cairo.
The most preserved area with medieval Islamic architecture such as Mosques, Houses, markets, and other Medieval architecture. It’s a perfect place to experience the local culture of Egypt today.

    

Visit Khan El Khalili market.
The tour duration 9-10 hours.

       
 

  • Notes

Tour Title Start date End date Price per person Detailed itinerary Availability
Highlights of Egypt and Dahabiya sailing in the Nile in 8 days 01 May 08 May $1397

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Highlights of Egypt and Dahabiya sailing in the Nile in 8 days 16 Oct 23 Oct $1437

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Unknown Egypt and Sailing the Nile on board Dahabiya in 15 days 16 Nov 30 Nov $2583 Click here for the detailed Itinerary Available
Highlights of Egypt, Nubia, Dahabiya, and the Red Sea  in 12 days 30 Apr 11 May $1816 Click here for the detailed Itinerary Available
Highlights of Egypt, Nubia, Dahabiya, and the Red Sea  in 12 days 15 Oct 26 Oct $1951 Click here for the detailed Itinerary Available
Highlights of Egypt, Nubia, Dahabiya, and the Red Sea  in 12 days 29 Oct 09 Nov $1951 Click here for the detailed Itinerary Available
Egypt in-depth in 21 days 18 Oct 07 Nov $3330 Click here for the detailed Itinerary Available

 

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What is Saqqara famous for?

Located south of Cairo, Saqqara was the vast necropolis of the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis, and is home to the nation's oldest pyramid: the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Aside from being home to Egypt's oldest pyramid, Saqqara is the largest archaeological site in the country.

 

What is Aswan famous for?

Aswan is known for its beautiful Nile Valley scenery, significant archaeological sites and its peaceful aura. Its weather is warm all year round, which makes it a perfect winter destination. The city provides splendid views and attractions to sail through the Nile with a felucca (Egyptian sailboat).


What is special about the Egyptian Museum?

The Egyptian Museum is the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East, and houses the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world. The museum displays an extensive collection spanning from the Predynastic Period to the Greco-Roman Era.

Route

  1. Cairo
  2. Aswan