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12 Days Egypt Tour Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada

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Magical 12 Days Egypt Tour Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada Vacation

Discover Egypt from a new style through our 12 days Egypt tour to Cairo, Nile cruise & Hurghada. Enjoy the Coptic and Islamic landmarks in Cairo, then live the adventure Onboard a luxury Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. All your tours accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide. Enjoy the secondary part of your trip to Egypt in Hurghada Red Sea to have a relaxing time of the charming beaches. Don’t miss the opportunity and book our Egypt itinerary 12 days today!

12 Day Egypt Tour is More Than Enough to Explore The Living Wonders of Egypt

The beauty of Egypt cannot be measured or quantified by any means. The video does a great job of reflecting the enchanting immortal wonders of Egypt but nothing beats the real thing. Listen to the true calling of destiny and cast your eyes on the purest definitions of ancient, allure and natural.
This map has been created to explain the rotation of the trip.

-Tour Location Will Be In Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, and Hurghada.

Tour Duration for 12 Days / 11 Nights.

Tour Availability Every Day.

Pickup Point and Drop Point Will be at Cairo airport.

12 Days Egypt Tour Highlights:

  • Day 1: Arrival At Cairo Airport - Check-in 5* Hotel - Enjoy Dinner Cruise.

  • Day 2: Giza Pyramids - Sphinx - Valley Temple - Saqqara Pyramid - Memphis City.

  • Day 3: Qaitbay Citadel - Pompey's Pillar - Catacombs and Library of Alexandria.

  • Day 4: Egyptian Museum - Salah El Din Citadel - Mohamed Ali Mosque - Khan El Khalii Bazaar.

  • Day 5: Philae Temple - Aswan High Dam - Unfinished Obelisk.

  • Day 6: Abu Simbel Temples Tour.

  • Day 7: Kom Ombo Temple - Edfu Temple.

  • Day 8: Valley of The Kings - Karnak Temples - Hatshepsut Temple - Colossi of Memnon.

  • Day 9: Enjoy Hurghada Activities.

  • Day 10: Free Day in Hurghada.

  • Day 11: Fly Back to Cairo.

  • Day 12: End Your 12 Days Egypt Tour.

Start your magical 12 days Egypt tour when upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative and he will transfer you to the hotel, then checked in at 5* hotel.

Evening time, join our tour guide to enjoy a dinner cruise, then back to the hotel.

After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, you will meet your guide to starting your 12 day Egypt tour in Cairo by visiting:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza pyramids complex tour is your gateway to the ancient Egyptian civilization, you will see three Pyramids, The Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Middle pyramid of Khafrae, and the small pyramid of Menkaure. Then move to visit:-

The Magical Sphinx:

The Sphinx is one of the greatest and most beautiful statues in the world. Some consider, it was built with the Pyramids but was renovated during the New Kingdom. Afterward, head to visit:-

The Valley Temple:

The ancient Egyptians believed in life after death, so they used the Valley Temple to mummify their dead in order to preserve it. There were large chambers in the valley temples, some of them have been used in the embalming and the sanctifying of the king’s body.

After that, you will have your delicious lunch at a Pyramids / Nile view restaurant, then you will move to visit:

Saqqara Step Pyramid:

Saqqara step pyramid consisted of six mastabas, It was built by order of the "King Djoser", it's the first pyramid was built in ancient Egypt.

After that, join your tour guide to visit the first capital founded in ancient Egypt:

Memphis City:

Memphis city is the first capital of Egypt builds in the 31st century BC. It was the seat of power of the Old Kingdom of Egypt "2686—2181 B.C" and the special home to the Egyptian pharaohs, who raised the pyramids.

Finally, you will return back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting Alexandria city which considered a really great chance to discover the beauty of the city and enjoy the Mediterranean sea, the old sites, and the ancient world. 

Start your trips in Alexandria by visiting:

The Catacombs of Alexandria

Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa is an ancient cemetery and one of the treasures of Egypt. It is said that the area named Kom Al-Shqafah was named after the large presence of "Shakaf" pottery. Other say that it is the Arabic name that was given to the region to revive the ancient Greek name. 

After that, escort your guide to continue your tour in Alexandria by visiting:

Pompey's Pillar

It is the biggest memorial column in Egypt. Pompey’s pillar located in the center of the temple hall of the Serapeum, the principal temple of the Greco-Egyptian god Serapis, it's a 26.85 m granite column.

Have your lunch at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:

The Citadel of Qaitbay

Qaitbay Castle is a defensive fortress, consists of three square floors. The first floor of the castle contains the mosque. The second floor contains a number of interior rooms and halls as well as a number of passages. The third floor contains large stones prepared as seats for Sultan.

Afterward, head to explore the house of the books:-

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library the first and largest library known in history, containing the largest collection of books in the ancient world, reached about 700 thousand volumes, there is a big controversy about The first person who built the library (Alexander or 'Ptolemy I').

Finally, end your tour in Alexandria by exploring:

Morsi Abu Alabass Mosque

Abu Alabass Mosque is located in the Anfushi area and characterized by its high-rise lighthouse and it has four domes. It has an area of 3 thousand square meters and has a height of 73 meters. The ceilings were engraved with Arabic-made motifs.

At the end of your tour in Alexandria, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

At the morning and after having your breakfast at your hotel, continue your 12 day Egypt tour accompanied by your tour guide to visit old Cairo attractions.

The Egyptian Museum

When visiting The Egyptian Museum, you will see various collections of architectural art in the building of the museum between the Greek-Roman and French architectural, while the museum contains Pharaonic monuments. You will see also the pharaonic character in the interior design of the museum halls. The entrance to the halls simulates the tomb of the Egyptian temples, and the rooms resemble the Edfu temple.

After that, have your lunch, then transfer to visit:

Salah El-Din Citadel:

At Salah El-Din Citadel, the first thing that will attract you, the height of the castle. It's strong and durable walls over the years and the ages. Many important monuments were built in the Citadel of Saladin throughout its long history and the most highlight build in the citadel is:

Mohamed Ali Mosque:

Mohamed Ali mosque considered one of the most famous touristic landmarks in Egypt. Within the mosque are two pulpits. The larger one made of wood and decorated with gilt and the smaller one of alabaster was a gift from King Faruq, dating to 1939.

End your tour in Cairo by visiting:-

Khan EL Khalili Bazaar:

Khan al-Khalili is considered to be one of the oldest markets in the Arab East, it's over six hundred years old. Its architecture remains intact since the Mamluk era So far, Al-this place had a special influence among tourists coming to Egypt and hence gained importance over many years.

At the end of the day, your tour guide will return you back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

After having your breakfast in your hotel in Cairo, we will transfer you to Cairo airport then fly to Aswan. Upon arrival at Aswan, you will meet your tour guide to visit:

Philae Temple:

Philae temple construction began іn 690 BC, enjoy green plants, beautiful water, wonderful views and unique designs where you can't see anywhere else just in this temple.

The Unfinished Obelisk:

Unfinished Obelisk is the largest known Obelisk in Egypt, the obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut. It has been measured about 137 feet 42 meters.

Continue your 12 day Egypt tour where you will visit:

The High Dam:

You can enjoy spectacular views of the Nile and the water gates that can be observed from the high observation point in Aswan High Dam.

Now it's time to transfer to your 5* Nile cruise to check-in and have your lunch and overnight on board.

Note: Your lunch and dinner will be on board your cruise.

At the morning, get your breakfast box, then your tour guide will pick you up from your cruise to continue your 12 day Egypt tour by visiting:

Abu Simbel Temple

Abu Simbel temple is an ancient Egyptian site, located in southern Egypt, It attracts huge numbers of tourists every year from different countries. Abu Simbel consists of two temples carved in the mountain on the west bank of the Nile, It was constructed between 1290 BC and 1224 BC.

After that, you will transfer back to your cruise for overnight.

Note: Your lunch and dinner will be onboard your cruise.

Morning time, enjoy the breakfast at the cruise, then join your Egyptologist tour guide to visit:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo was built on the ruins of an ancient temple. It was erected to worship the gods Sobek and the great Horus, both of them merged into their own triad.

After that, back to your cruise and sailing until reaching at:

Edfu Temple

Edfu has located 60 Km to the north of Aswan and is considered one of the best-preserved ancient monuments and the second largest temple in Egypt. It's considered the most impressive temple you will see during your journey between Luxor and Aswan.

After that, back to your cruise and overnight.

Note: Your lunch and dinner will be onboard your cruise.

Nothing in the world compares to the beauty and grandeur of the monuments that you will see in Luxor during your 12 day Egypt tour, your tour to Luxor will be an unforgettable experience.

Check out after having your breakfast at your cruise, then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to enjoy in Luxor where you will visit:-

The Valley of The Kings

The Valley of The Kings consists of two branches of valleys on the western bank, divided into two regions. The first region is the Eastern Valley, which includes many important royal tombs and the second region is the western valley, which includes two large royal tombs and a number of small tombs of some unknown royal individuals.

After that, your guide will accompany you to visit:

Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut was the queen that initially ruled as a deputy to her son, King Thutmose III, she was a ruler loved by her people. The temple of Hatshepsut is considered one of the great funerary monuments of the ancient world due to its design and decorations. It was built of limestone. 

Now, you will transfer to visit the biggest statues exist in Luxor:

Colossi of Memnon

The two Colossi of Memnon are made of Sandstone and each one consists of a pedestal and a crown. The statue shows the pharaoh seated on the throne wearing the royal crown. In reality, the statues are of Amenhotep III and his wife was used to guard the entrance to a great temple complex.

Afterward, have your lunch and finally head to Luxor east bank to enjoy visiting:-

Karnak Temple

The temples of Karnak were one of the largest and greatest constructs dedicated to worshiping the gods in the history of the whole world. The ruins of the Karnak temple give us a clear picture of the history of Egypt in its strength, prosperity, weakness, and decay for a period of time of up to two thousand years, beginning with the central state.

Finally, your tour guide will transfer you to Hurghada city by private A/C car and check-in 5* hotel for overnight.

Start a new stage of your 12 days Egypt tour in Hurghada. There are many activities you can do such as diving, snorkeling, witnessing fish, coral, and dolphins, and ride a boat on the Red Sea.

Enjoy a free day of Hurghada, the day will be yours to live the adventure you desire.

At the afternoon, check out from the hotel in Hurghada, then catch the flight to Cairo for an overnight at a 5* hotel where the rest of the day will be yours.

After Breakfast at the hotel, our representative will help you with check out and transfer you to the airport and assist you to end your 12 day Egypt tour at the airport through your final departure formalities.

Note: If you didn't find what you are looking for, then check our Nile cruises or Egypt tour packages to choose your dream tour.

Tour Inclusions

  • Assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions. All
  • transfers by modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
  • 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast .
  • 3 Nights Nile Cruise based on Full Board.
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Hurghada based on All Inclusive.
  • Flight tickets { Cairo / Aswan - Hurghada / Cairo }.
  • All your tours are with A/C car.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
  • All your visits include entrance fees.
  • All taxes and services.

Tour Exclusions

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping.

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General Tips:

  • The Egyptian pound is the currency of Egypt, and all types of Credit cards are used in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest methods of travel within Cairo but a private car is more safe & comfortable.
  • Stay Hydrated during the summer at all time and don't drink any tap water.
  • Keep your tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.
  • Wear comfortable shoes like a closed toe shoes to easily travel across Egypt terrain.

Quality Measures:

  • Behold the great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple.
  • Explore the allure of Luxor in Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Karnak temple and more.
  • Tour across the captivating wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the Natural magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Swim, Dive and snorkel in mesmerizing Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  • You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.

  • You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

  • Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.

  • We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

  • Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.

  • They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.

  • The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

  • It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.

  • It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.

  • Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

  • Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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