Best Of Ancient Egypt

Philae_to 11 Days

Program Itinerary


Upon arrival at Cairo Int. Airport, our Perla Di Mare Tours representative will meet & assist you after the immigration and through customs formalities, and then you will be transferred by a deluxe vehicle to your hotel in Cairo to check in and stay overnight. (You can have a dinner cruise while touring Cairo & the Nile by night, dinner includes a show & a belly dancer).


After breakfast at the hotel you will check out then meet your tour leader & your private guide at the lobby to depart on a full day's tour of Cairo. First you will explore the treasure of the Egyptian Museum which is famous for its antiquities from Egypt's pharaonic periods, dating back some 50 centuries among which there is the famous Tutankhamen collection. The Museum is considered the key for understanding the Pharaonic art, culture, religion and daily life. In the afternoon head to Giza Pyramids where you will see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; the great Khufu’s (Cheops) pyramid (2690 BC). Continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site; Mecernes pyramid the smallest and the famous Sphinx. At the end of the tour you will visit Khan El Khalili, where you can shop for souvenirs. After a full day in Cairo, transfer to your hotel & overnight.


Pick up after breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport head to Luxor; upon arrival at Luxor Airport, you will be greeted by a Travco representative and transferred and escort you to your Nile Cruiser which will be your home for the next 7 nights/8 days. In the afternoon, you have the choice for an optional visit to the Luxor Museum, or stay free at leisure on board & overnight, lunch, dinner onboard.


After breakfast you will start the visits and leave for the East Bank of Luxor where you will enjoy discovering the complexes of Karnak and Luxor temples with your guide. You will be back on board for lunch. In the afternoon, the ship will sail to Esna. Dinner and overnight onboard in Esna.


After breakfast you will start your daily visits with Esna Temple. Return on board. Enjoy the view while sailing to Edfu. In Edfu, you will reach the huge temple dedicated to the God Horus by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Lunch on board. Your ship will then leave for Kom Ombo. Dinner and overnight onboard.


Today, the boat sails to Aswan. Breakfast on board. Once in Aswan, you will go off shore for the visits of the high dam, unfinished Obelisque and Philae temple. You will be back on board for lunch. Dinner and overnight aboard the ship in Aswan.


You will spend the morning free or optionally visit Abu Simbel by air or by road. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, you will tour the Nile by felucca boat and visit the Botanical Garden. Then back to the ship for dinner and overnight.


In the early morning your Nile Cruise will sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the temple. Sail to Edfu. Lunch on board and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nile while sailing to Luxor. Dinner and overnight aboard the ship.


After breakfast, you will discover the famous West Bank of Luxor: the Colossi of Memnon, Luxor Valley of the Kings and the temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. Free time on board. Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.


In the morning after breakfast, you will disembark from your Nile Cruise and be transported to the Luxor Domestic Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at the Cairo Domestic Airport, a Travco representative will meet and assist you, and transfer you to your hotel for check in. Spend the day free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. (Later in the evening, you can have an optional dinner on board a floating restaurant, which includes a folkloric show).


After breakfast at the hotel you will be checking out and transferred to Cairo Int. Airport for your final departure.


  • • The Nile Cruise program can be changed without prior notice due to navigational circumstances; Perla Di Mare Tours is not liable to these changes.
  • • Possibility to go from Cairo to Aswan by the sleeping train instead of the flight.

Package includes

  • • All sightseeing tours throughout (Including Entrance Fees) with English speaking guide.
  • • All airport transfers and ground transportation in Perla Di Mare Tours air-condition vehicle as stated in the program.
  • • Lunch during tours in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan.
  • • 03 Nights’ accommodation in Cairo 5* Hotel including Breakfast.
  • • 04 Nights’ accommodation on boarding of 5* Nile Cruise including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Package excludes