8 Days Cairo & Nile Cruise Christmas Holiday

Christmas Magic on the Nile: 8 Days in Cairo & Nile Cruise

Embark on an enchanting journey this Christmas as Trips In Egypt will unveil the mesmerizing wonders of Egypt. Prepare to be captivated as we invite you to spend our 8 days in Cairo and Nile cruise during Christmas to indulge in the charm of a Nile cruise, discover a realm where ancient mysteries merge with modern marvels, and cast a spell that will leave you breathless. Step foot into Cairo, a bustling metropolis where timeless history meets vibrant culture. Explore the iconic Pyramids of Giza, standing tall as guardians of an ancient civilization, whispering secrets of the past. Then, board our Nile Cruise and set sail upon the timeless waters of the mighty Nile, the lifeblood of Egypt. And finally, witness the breathtaking temples of Luxor and Karnak, where colossal columns rise toward the heavens. Join Trips In Egypt this Christmas, as we will unlock the door to amazing attractions, where the Nile whispers tales of antiquity and Cairo dances to the beat of modernity. Book 8 days Cairo & Nile cruise today, so we can promise unforgettable memories and a lifetime of enchantment.

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Tour Details

Availability Everyday
Pickup & Drop Off Cairo Airport
Tour Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tour Type Christmas Holiday

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 3 Nights’ Accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo.
  • 3 Night Nile Cruise Accommodation Based on Deluxe Full Board.
  • 1 Night’ Accommodation at 5* hotel in Aswan.
  • Flight Tickets {Cairo-Aswan/ Luxor-Cairo}.
  • Assistance of our Personnel during Your Stay and Excursions.
  • All Transfers by Modern Air-Conditioned Deluxe Vehicle.
  • The Service of Meet and Assist At All Your Destinations.
  • Multilingual Expert Egyptologist Guide.
  • All Your Visits Include Entrance Fees.
  • All Taxes and Services.
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Tipping.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any Optional Tours.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Your Egyptian Adventure Begins

Welcome to Egypt – Trips in Egypt

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be there to greet and support you with all the necessary formalities, ensuring a swift approval for your entry. Following that, your personal tour guide will be awaiting you outside the terminal, ready to transfer you in a comfortable private A.C vehicle to our hotel in Cairo, where you can check in and relax.

Sound & Light Show

Evening time, your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to witness "The Sound and Light Show". Prepare to be dazzled by a mesmerizing symphony of lights and an orchestration of enchanting sounds that dance harmoniously, painting the night sky with a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors and immersive melodies.


Then, we will drive you to have your delicious dinner at an Egyptian restaurant before we drive you to your hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay.

Meals: Dinner

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 2

Explore the Landmarks of Ancient Egypt

Cairo Tour – Trips in Egypt

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, your personal tour guide will pick you up from our hotel. Your adventure will kick off with a visit to Giza’s remarkable tourist spots, including its exceptional attractions starting by:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The great Giza Pyramids are a magnificent testament to the ancient world, standing proudly as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. These towering structures, built over 4,500 years ago, served as grand tombs for pharaohs, offering a captivating glimpse into the ingenuity, architectural prowess, and spiritual beliefs of ancient Egypt.

The Great Pyramid

The Giza Pyramid of Khufu stands as an awe-inspiring testament to ancient ingenuity, it was constructed in 2550 BC. This colossal monument embodies the architectural prowess and symbolic significance of the pharaohs, evoking a sense of wonder and admiration as it reaches toward the heavens.

The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx, an enigmatic masterpiece of ancient Egypt, stands proudly as a timeless guardian of mysteries and legends. With its majestic lion's body and the serene face of a pharaoh, it exudes an aura of grandeur and fascination, captivating all who gaze upon its awe-inspiring presence.

The Valley Temple

The Valley Temple emerges as a timeless masterpiece, captivating visitors with its enigmatic aura. With its massive granite blocks, graceful columns, and carvings, this architectural gem transports you to an era of mystique and reverence, whispering stories of pharaohs and their eternal connection to the divine.

Lunch Meal

Then, move with your tour guide to have your delicious lunch at a Pyramid view before visiting:

The Grand Egyptian Museum

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking wonders of ancient Egypt at the Grand Egyptian Museum, where the past comes alive with unrivaled magnificence. Discover the awe-inspiring treasures of the pharaohs, walk in the shadow of the statue of Ramses II, and experience the rich tapestry of a civilization that has captivated the world for millennia.

Saqqara Pyramid

Saqqara Pyramid is home to the oldest pyramid in Egypt. The Pyramid of Djoser is a fascinating sight to behold. Plus, there are several other interesting structures to explore in the area, including tombs, temples, and other pyramids.

Memphis City

Memphis city was the city of Ptah, the creator god which was founded by the legendary King Menes around 2925 BC. The city was the seat of power and culture for thousands of years, where pharaohs built their magnificent pyramids and temples to honor the Gods.


Then, we will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Aswan where you will check in at our hotel and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flight: From Cairo to Aswan

Overnight: Aswan Hotel

Day 3

A Day of Inspiration

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

Enjoy your breakfast at our hotel before you check out, then join your private tour guide to discover some of the most important of Aswan such as:

The Aswan High Dam

In the heart of the Nile, where the ancient waters dance to the rhythm of time, stands the majestic Aswan High Dam, a marvel woven from dreams. The colossal reservoir of the Dam, embracing the whispers of forgotten civilizations, is where ancient myths and modern marvels coalesce.

Philae Temple

The Philae Temple is an ancient Egyptian temple complex that was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty and dedicated to the goddess Isis, considered the mother goddess of Ancient Egypt. The temple features stunning reliefs depicting scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology, including paranoiac rituals, and the cult of Isis.

The Unfinished Obelisk

The Unfinished Obelisk is a massive, single-piece stone obelisk that was carved out during the reign of the pharaoh Hatshepsut in the 15th century BC. However, the obelisk was never completed due to a large crack that appeared in the granite, making it one of the largest known ancient obelisks.

Then, you will be transferred to our Nile cruise to check in and have your delicious lunch & dinner and overnight on board. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 4

Marvel at the ingenuity of Ramses II

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

You will receive your breakfast box in the early morning, then you will join your tour guide on a perfect day trip.

Abu Simbel Temple

Abu Simbel Temple is a magnificent temple complex consisting of two massive rock-cut temples dedicated to Ramses II and his wife Nefertari and took approximately 20 years. The temple is famous for its fascinating Sun Festival, which occurs twice a year when sunlight penetrates the inner sanctuary, illuminating the statues of Ramses and the gods Amun, Ra, and Ptah, while leaving Ptah, the god of darkness, in shadow.

Then you will be transferred to our Nile Cruise to have your lunch & dinner. Enjoy sailing to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 5

Unraveling the Mysteries of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Aswan Tour – Trips in Egypt

After having your breakfast on board, you will join your tour guide to visit:

Kom Ombo Temple

Kom Ombo Temple is an ancient Egyptian temple that was constructed during the Ptolemaic period between 180 and 47 BC, it is unique for being a double temple dedicated to two deities, Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon-headed god. The location of the Temple along the Nile River highlights the strategic importance of trade and pilgrimage.

Then, you will back to our Nile Cruise to have lunch on board, then join your tour guide to visit:

Edfu Temple

Edfu Temple is one of the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temples and was dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. The Temple was constructed during the Ptolemaic and showcases exquisite reliefs and inscriptions that offer valuable insights into the religious practices and mythology of ancient Egypt.

Then, you will get back to have your dinner on board, and overnight. Enjoy sailing to Luxor. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Onboard the Cruise

Day 6

Discovering East and West Luxor

Luxor Tour – Trips in Egypt

Embark on an amazing day in Luxor after having your breakfast and checking out the Nile Cruise, followed by an enthralling expedition with your tour guide to explore the captivating Luxor East and West Banks, starting with:

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple is a vast ancient complex dedicated to the worship of the god Amun-Ra. The Temple was constructed over a span of 2000 years, from the Middle Kingdom to the Ptolemaic period. Karnak Temple showcases the architectural and religious evolution of ancient Egypt, with its iconic hypostyle hall and towering obelisks.

The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings served as the burial site for numerous pharaohs of the New Kingdom period. This ancient necropolis is famous for its elaborate tombs, including that of Tutankhamun, and its well-preserved wall paintings and hieroglyphic inscriptions.

Hatshepsut Temple

Hatshepsut Temple is a remarkable architectural marvel from the 15th century BC. The Temple was built during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut, and it stands as a testament to her reign as one of the most successful female pharaohs in ancient Egypt, showcasing her divine lineage and promoting her political legitimacy.

The Colossi of Memnon

The Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and were constructed around 1350 BC. The statues depict the seated pharaoh and serve as guardians of his mortuary temple, which was destroyed long ago, making the Colossi the only remaining visible structures from the complex.

Lunch Meal

Then, you will have your lunch at a local restaurant in Luxor.


We drive you to Luxor Airport to catch your flight to Cairo and overnight at our hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flight: From Luxor to Cairo

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 7

Explore A Place of Diversity and Rich History

The Bent Pyramid Attraction - Trips in Egypt

After having your breakfast at the hotel, you will continue your Christmas vocation by visiting:

The Bent Pyramid

The unique shape of the Pyramid, with a slight bend in the middle, invites you to marvel at its grandeur and contemplate the mysteries it holds, transporting you to a bygone era of awe-inspiring wonders.

The Red Pyramid

In the heart of ancient Egypt, where sands whispered tales of forgotten pharaohs and mystical power. The Red Pyramid is the third-largest pyramid in Egypt and one of the best-preserved examples of a true pyramid.

Lunch Meal

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo, then continue visiting:

The Meidum Pyramid

The Meidum Pyramid is an ancient structure believed to have been built during the reign of Pharaoh Sneferu (2613-2589 BCE). The Pyramid was built as a step pyramid, it later underwent modifications to transform it into a true pyramid, making it a notable example of architectural evolution in ancient Egypt.

The Pyramid of Unas

The Pyramid of Unas was built in the 5th Dynasty, it is significant for being the final resting place of Pharaoh Unas, known for his pyramid texts, the earliest known religious texts carved on the walls of a pyramid.


Then, you will be transferred to our hotel in Cairo and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: Cairo Hotel

Day 8

End your 8 Days Christmas Trip in Egypt

End the Tour – Trips in Egypt

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel and checking out, you will be accompanied by our representative who will provide assistance at the airport to catch your flight and End your 8-day Egypt Christmas experience.

Meals: Breakfast

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