Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan, Abu SImbel

Tour Departs on: Friday
Tour Includes:
  • Escorted by Egyptologist-Guide
  • Deluxe Hotel in Cairo
  • Deluxe 5 Day/4 Night Nile Cruise
  • All Transfers as indicated
  • Sightseeing & Shore Excursions by Exclusive IsramBeyond Services
  • All Entrance Fees to Sites as indicated
  • Flights within Egypt as per Itinerary
  • Visa for Egypt (USA & Canadian passports only)
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • 1 Lunch
  • All Meals on Cruise
  • Entrance to one of the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum
  • Camel Ride by the Pyramids
  • Visit King Tut’s Treasures & the Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum
  • Evening Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids
  • Explore historic Old Cairo
  • Escorted Air Excursion to Abu Simbel
City Nights Deluxe Hotels & Nile Cruise
Cairo 2 Kempinski Nile Hotel – Deluxe Nile View  Room
Nile Cruise 4 Sonesta St. George
Cairo 2 Kempinski Nile Hotel – Deluxe Nile View Room

Friday: En Route

Depart the U.S.A. on your flight to Cairo, Egypt.

Saturday: Cairo

Arrival Cairo; meeting, assistance and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Sunday:  Cairo

Morning drive to Giza to see the Three Great Pyramids, the oldest surviving structures built by man; enter one of the Pyramids. Visit the astonishing Solar Boat Museum, housing the oldest known ship in the world buried for over 4500 years. Stand in awe at the magnificent Sphinx carved out of a single piece of stone, guarding the Giza plateau. Try a camel ride before continuing to the unique Karnak Bazaar for refreshments and some fantastic buys. After lunch, continue to the world famous Egyptian Museum with objects covering 5000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization; see Tutankhamun’s treasures and enter the fascinating Mummy Room. Overnight in Cairo.  (B.L)

Monday:  Cairo / Luxor


Transfer to the airport for an early morning flight to Luxor. Arrive and transfer to your Nile Cruiser for a 5 Day/4 Night Cruise. After lunch, visit the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the imposing Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades, standing alone in the heart of town. Continue to the vast Karnak Temple-Complex, built by generations of Pharaohs over a 2000-year period. Evening, enjoy on board entertainment featuring belly dancing and an Egyptian folkloric show. Overnight in Luxor.  (B.L.D)

Tuesday:  Luxor / Esna


After breakfast, visit the Valley of the Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs. On to the beautifully terraced Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Pass the famed Colossi of Memnon, standing nearly 70 feet tall. Sails to Esna. Balance of the afternoon at leisure. Join your Captain for a welcome cocktail before dinner. Overnight in Esna.  (B.L.D)

Wednesday:  Esna / Edfu / Kom Ombo


Early morning set sail to Edfu. Visit the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all large Egyptian Temples, built over 180 year period. In the afternoon arrive in Kom Ombo, a hill town over-looking the banks of the Nile. Visit the Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus, the Sun God and Sobek, the Crocodile God. This evening, a traditional fun-filled Galabeya party.  Overnight in Kom Ombo.  (B.L.D)

Thursday: Kom Ombo / Aswan


Morning set sail to Aswan. Visit the Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries where the stone for the ancient monuments and modern dam of Aswan were cut. View the gigantic, unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut.  Continue by motorboat to the beautiful island of Philae to see the exquisite, gleaming white Temple of Isis. After lunch, sail on a traditional Egyptian “felucca” (sailboat) which glides along the Nile, passing by Lord Kitchener’s Island and the dramatic white marble Aga Khan Mausoleum. Nubian Show this evening after dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.  (B.L.D)

Friday: Aswan / Abu Simbel / Cairo

After disembarkation, board a short flight with your IsramBeyond escort/guide from Aswan to the mighty Sun Temple of Abu Simbel, flanked by four giant stone statues of Ramses II. The temple was reclaimed from the dam and reconstructed in its present and unforgettable location. Return flight to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids. Overnight in Cairo.  (B)

Saturday: Cairo

Morning drive to Old Cairo to visit the beautiful Coptic Church of St. Sergius, where Jesus and the Holy Family stayed after fleeing Jerusalem. Continue to the restored, 10th century A.D. Ben Ezra Synagogue (subject to opening schedule and permission), the oldest in Egypt. Proceed to the Mosque of Mohammed Ali at the Citadel of Saladin. Drive to the bustling Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, where shopping is an exotic experience. Remainder of the day is at leisure.  (B)

Sunday: En Route

Transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure flight; or extend your journey to Israel, Jordan or Dubai, please inquire.  (B)

Please Note: The cruise line reserves the right to alter the sailing schedule.


Friday Departures Twin Single
Jan 3 thru Mar 27, Apr 17 $3630 $5240
Apr 3 & Apr 10 4195 6150
Apr 24 thru May 29 3390 4860
Jun 5^ & Jun 12^ 3390 4860
Jun 19 thru Sep 18 3390 4860
Sep 25 thru Dec 11 3800 5470
Dec 18 4485 6610
Dec 25 4535 6710
^During Dry Dock period for Sonesta St. George Cruise, cruise will be performed by Farah Nile Cruise.
Nile Cruise embarks in Luxor – Monday Sailings.
All tours conducted by professional Egyptologist Guides utilizing Exclusive IsramBeyond vehicles and services throughout.
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