16 Days Cairo to Aswan Nile cruise will be the ideal amount of blessed time to go on an epic adventure leading to all the exotic and epic marvels of Egypt by floating across the lifestream of this holy nation. Trips in Egypt will unlock the magic and majesty of all the rare wonders found across the Magnificat and beautiful cities of Egypt. Trips in Egypt team will make all our splendid clients enjoy the finest accommodations, Nile cruises, transportation, and skilled tour guides who will uncover all the history and culture of these golden destinations.
Our 16 days Cairo to Aswan Nile cruise will give you the best possible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of both ancient & modern Egyptian cities while boarding our magical 5* Nile cruise. Now, it is your chance to head to the magnificent attractions in Cairo which are the Giza Pyramids Complex, the Sphinx, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo Citadel, the Hanging Church, and more, tour around the marvels of Beni Suif & Luxor which hold the Medium Pyramid, The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Karnak Temples Complex, and more, Sail to the rare marvels of Minya & Aswan which include Beni Hassan, Philae Temple, and more plus that is not all as you’ll also get an exclusive opportunity to witness the mythical allure and grandeur of Assut, Sohag, Quena, and a lot of other terrific destinations along the Nile river. Book this incredible Egypt tour and explore all the magical gigantic treasures found across the city of Egypt.Read More
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo Hotel|
|Tour Duration||16 Day / 15 Nights|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Arrival at Cairo Airport - Check in 5* Deluxue Cruise
Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you’ll meet our representative whose mission is to help finish the formalities and luggage identification, and you’ll have a porter to carry your bags.
From the airport, you’ll be transferred to an A.C. vehicle to check in for your 5* Nile cruise, where you’ll have your delicious lunch meal. At night, you will enjoy a dinner meal onboard the cruise then spend the overnight; then continue leading to the golden essence of these everlasting cities that stood the test of time.
Explore the Famous Pyramids of Egypt
In the morning, you’ll have your breakfast on board of your Nile cruise and then you’ll join your professional tour guide to enjoy the best tour to the celestial Giza Pyramids Complex where the ancient Egyptian were able to reach the heavens then you’ll visit:
The Great Pyramid of Giza is truly unique and great because it is the oldest pyramid to be built by Pharaoh Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) to be his final tom that was developed by his main vizier Hemon in 2570 BC to be among the three essential pyramids of Giza that reach 138.5 meters (454.4 ft) in height. It is even considered one of the seven wonders of the World that remains the only standing wonder.
While visiting Khafre’s complex, you’ll witness the majestic Valley temple that was used for the ritual of the Opening of the mouth which is known as the mummification & purification process that was performed on the members of the 4th dynasty kings and queens. The Valley Temple is totally preserved and has the power to shed light on the funerary practices and beliefs of this immortal civilization.
The mythical, wise, and powerful Sphinx carries the face of Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC) which is found on the giant body of a great lion that protects the incredible Giza Pyramids Complex for thousands of years. The sight of this magnificent wonder inspired travelers from all over the world over the years which its unique design and mystery.
It contains the mortuary temple and the Pyramid of Pharaoh Menkaure, who was the grandson of Pharaoh Khufu, who ruled during the 5th dynasty. It is the smallest of all the three pyramids and has the power to shed light on the incredible architecture and construction methods of this marvelous civilization.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most expensive and magical treasure houses found on the planet that can convey the rich history and artistic & mythical influences of this immortal civilization that was cultivated over 7000 years. Within this marvelous museum is the golden heritage of the greatest civilization in history where everyone can shed light on the enriching and majestic treasures of this glorious civilization through a one-of-a-kind collection of artifacts that reaches the number of over 100,000 which some have never been seen before.
You’ll have an unforgettable lunch meal onboard the cruise and then you’ll join your tour guide on a great tour to:
Saqqara Step Pyramid is the earliest pyramid to be built by pharaoh Djoser in the 27th century BC that was designed by Imhotep during the 3rd dynasty. It was intended to be a Mastaba but to make it unique for the King, they kept building one step over another, making it a masterpiece that changed the face of pyramid construction.
The city of Memphis was the first name of Lower Egypt, which was founded by Pharaoh Menes around 3100 BC. The most interesting thing about that city is that it was believed that it was protected by God Ptah, who was the God of creation and art.
At the end of the day, we will transfer you to your Nile cruise for dinner & overnight.
Sail Towards Beni Suef
Have your breakfast and then prepare yourself for sailing to Beni Suef. Then you will enjoy your delicious lunch meal. At the night, you will have your tasty dinner. Overnight at Beni Suef on board of your Nile cruise.
Explore Best Attractions of Beni Seuf
After having your breakfast, get ready to have a fantastic tour to:
The incredible pyramid of Hawara was constructed during the 12th dynasty for the pharaoh Amenemhet III who ruled from 1842 BC to 1797 BC. It is located about 9 km on the eastern side of the Faiyoum oasis and it is called the black pyramid. It is about 58 meters (190 feet) tall and was constructed using limestone blocks, and the interior chambers were lined with pink granite. It is surrounded by a large complex of buildings and structures, including a temple, a causeway, and a large courtyard. The temple was dedicated to the Pharaoh and various gods and was used for religious ceremonies and offerings.
Have your lunch on board the cruise and then head to visit:
The Medium Pyramid was also built during the 4th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom, around 2600 BC, and is believed to have been originally constructed for the pharaoh Huni or his successor, Sneferu. The Pyramid of Medium is notable for its unique design, with a series of internal chambers and passageways that are arranged in a spiral pattern which is also called "The collapsed Pyramid". It has a smooth outer layer standing at a height of around 92 meters (302 feet), which makes it more unique than the other pyramids.
Dinner meals will be onboard the cruise and overnight at Beni Seuf your Nile cruise.
Sail Towards Minya
Start a new adventure after having your fabulous breakfast and start sailing to Minya. Lunch & dinner meals will be served onboard this amazing Nile cruise. Overnight in Minya on board your 5* Nile cruise.
Discover Minya Tourist Attractions
Have your breakfast on the cruise and then join your tour guide, who will accompany you to visit:
Beni Hassan is an epic ancient Egyptian cemetery that is located about 20 km away from Minya. It was used during the Middle Kingdom of Egypt (2050-1650 BC) and contains more than 39 tombs inside including the tombs of Amenemhat & Khnumhotep, which are both accessible to visit. The tombs are decorated with vivid wall paintings and reliefs that depict scenes of daily life, including hunting, fishing, farming, and religious rituals.
After having your lunch onboard the cruise, you’ll visit:
Tuna El Gebel contains amazing attractions and landmarks that will really let you experience a spectacular adventure and among those attractions, you’ll visit the Boundary Stelae of Akhenaten, the catacombs that were used to store sacred mummies of Falcon & ibises. Tuna El-Gebel is also home to several ancient temples, including the Temple of Thoth, which was built during the Greco-Roman period and is dedicated to the god Thoth of writing and wisdom. Another notable temple at Tuna El-Gebel is the Temple of Isis of Motherhood and Healing, which was built during the Ptolemaic period. The temple features several well-preserved reliefs and inscriptions, as well as a large hypostyle hall, a courtyard, and several smaller chambers.
After ending your tour, you will back to the Nile cruise and overnight at Minya.
Sail Towards Asyut
This special day will start with sailing to Tal El-Amarna. You’ll have your breakfast, lunch, and dinner while sailing and then continue sailing to Asyut. Overnight on the board of your luxury Nile cruise.
Sail Towards Sohag
After having your breakfast, prepare yourself to sail to Sohag. Continue sailing to El-Balyana, which is a small city in Sohag that was named after queen Paulina and upon your arrival, you’ll overnight at your 5* Nile cruise. Lunch and dinner will be served on your Nile cruise.
Explore Adydos Temple & Sail to Qena
Start sailing to Naga Hamadi and upon your arrival, you’ll start a magical tour to:
The city of Abydos is the oldest city of ancient Egypt and was the name of Upper Egypt was dated behind the age of the old kingdom around 3100 BC. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt and was dedicated to the god Osiris the ruler of the Underworld, who was believed to hold the entrance to the underworld there.
The temple was built during the reign of Seti I in the 13th century BC but was completed by his son Ramesses II. It is known for its impressive reliefs and inscriptions, which depict scenes from the life of the Pharaohs and from Egyptian mythology. The Abydos Temple is King's List which is the finest archaeological wonder and has a series of inscriptions that list the names of 76 pharaohs who ruled Egypt from the beginning of time until the reign of Seti I. The King's List is an important historical document and has helped Egyptologists to understand the chronology of ancient Egyptian history.
Have your lunch & dinner on the cruise and then start sailing to Qena. Overnight on board of your 5* Nile cruise.
Visit Dendera Temple & Sail to Luxor
In the morning, you’ll have your breakfast and then you’ll join your tour guide to visit:
The Dendera temple complex is considered one of the most beautiful preserved complexes in Egypt. The temple was built during the Ptolemaic period, between 300 BC and 30 BC, but some parts of it may date back to the Old Kingdom. It is known for its beautiful reliefs and inscriptions, which depict scenes from the life of the Pharaohs and from Egyptian mythology. One of the finest archaeological wonders in the complex is the zodiac which is one of the oldest known representations of the sky and the astronomical figures in the world and has helped historians to understand ancient Egyptian astronomy, plus there is the crypt which contains a series of underground chambers and passages filled with religious rituals and is decorated with elaborate reliefs and carvings that narrate the greatest religious beliefs ever made. The features of the complex include:
Start sailing to Luxor, arrive in Luxor late at night, and overnight on board your Nile cruise. Lunch & dinner will be on the cruise.
Witness Best Luxor Attractions
In the morning, after having your breakfast, you’ll join your professional tour guide who will take you on a discovering tour to the most famous Luxor highlights including:
Valley of the Kings is a magical establishment found in the heart of a religious hill known as the Ben-Ben which acted as the main burial site from 1550 BC until 1070 BC to the royal members of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties. It contains tombs of Ancient Egypt Pharaohs, their wives, and their children and about 63 tombs contain the remains of Ancient Kings that carry the most magical carvings and paintings of art that shed light on the history and mythical beliefs of this epic civilization.
The golden mortuary temple of Hatshepsut is a heavenly model of allure and grandeur which is located in Upper Egypt that was carved across the mythical cliffs at Deir el-Bahari. It is mainly dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC) who was the priestess wife of Amun and it is considered one of the most incomparable monuments in ancient Egypt. The temple is famous for its impressive reliefs and decorations, which depict scenes from Hatshepsut's reign and from the lives of the gods. One of the most famous of these reliefs is the "Birth Colonnade" which depicts the divine birth of Hatshepsut herself.
The Colossi of Memnon are two twin stone statues that represent pharaoh Amenhotep III (1391–1353 BC). Each statue stands over 18 meters tall and weighs approximately 720 tons. They are made from blocks of quartzite stone, constructed in 1350 BC that was quarried from the nearby Gebel el-Silsila mountains. The statues depict Amenhotep III seated on his throne, with his hands resting on his knees and his gaze facing east towards the Nile River. The statues were rebuilt many times, especially during the Greco-Roman period were many travelers were enchanted by its vocal phenomenon.
Have your delicious lunch on board your Nile Cruise and in the afternoon join your tour guide to visit the marvelous:
The incomparable Karnak Temples Complex is a majestic marvel that is one of the largest religious sites in the world, and it was built over a period of approximately 2,000 years between 1971 BC and 30 BC, from the Middle Kingdom of ancient Egypt to the Ptolemaic period. Inside such a mesmerizing complex, you’ll find a vast number of temples, Pylons, and chapels that are dedicated to the Theban Triad of the 18th dynasty. The complex has notable features which include the Temple of Khonsu, the Temple of Mut, and the Temple of Montu.
You’ll enjoy your dinner and overnight on board your 5* Nile Cruise.
Discover the Temple of Edfu
Start your day with a delicious breakfast meal and then start sailing to Edfu. Upon your arrival, you’ll join your tour guide to visit:
The terrific Edfu temple is a marvelous living miracle that was built between 237 & 57 BC which is known all over the world to be one of the best-preserved temples from ancient Egypt, and it is dedicated to Horus the falcon-headed god of the sky and protector of the pharaohs. The inscriptions on its walls provide great information about the religion and the myth of the Hellenistic period of Egypt. It contains a number of impressive features, including a massive entrance pylon, a large courtyard, and a hypostyle hall with 12 massive columns, all built on the place where Horus defeated his evil uncle Set.
Enjoy your lunch and dinner on the cruise. You’ll overnight on board of your 5* Nile cruise.
Go to the Temple of Kom Ombo
After having your breakfast, start sailing to Kom Ombo and upon your arrival, you’ll head to visit:
Kom Ombo temple is a living piece of art that was carved across the celestial banks of the Nile River to be the only double temple in all of Egypt that is known to be perfectly symmetrical along the main axis. Its northern part is dedicated to Horus the Elder while its southern part is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. The reliefs and carvings in the temple depict scenes from ancient Egyptian mythology and history, as well as medical procedures such as the tools used by Egyptian doctors. This temple was an important tool for the ancient Egyptians, used to foreshadow the annual flooding of the Nile which was essential for the innovation of their agricultural strategy.
Start sailing to Aswan, arrive late at night, and overnight on the board of your Nile cruise. Lunch and dinner will be served onboard the cruise.
Visit Best Attractions of Aswan
After having your breakfast, join your tour guide to start your tour to the most impressive attractions in Aswan including:
Aswan High Dam is a marvelous modern achievement for the Egyptians as they built it with the help of UNESCO to prevent the flood of the Nile which was about to destroy a lot of cities, historical constructions, and a lot of valuable things.
The gorgeous Philae temple is one of the most beautiful examples of ancient Egyptian art and architecture which is mainly dedicated to the goddess of Motherhood, healing, & beauty "Isis". This mythical temple was established between 380-362 BC. The Temple has impressive colonnades, hypostyle halls, and beautiful reliefs and carvings that tell the epic Myth of Osiris. The temple also contains a number of smaller shrines and chapels dedicated to other gods and goddesses, including Osiris and Horus.
The great Unfinished Obelisk was meant to become a beacon of greatness and pierce the golden skies of Egypt while carrying the name of Queen Hatshepsut (1508-1458 BC). It is now found laying across the granite floor of Aswan showcasing all the secrets of how the ancient Egyptian created these marvelous obelisks.
Lunch and dinner will be on the cruise. You’ll overnight on board your 5* Nile cruise.
Explore Old Cairo Attractions
After having your breakfast, you’ll check out your Nile cruise and then you’ll catch the flight back to Cairo. Upon your arrival, you’ll join your tour guide to visit Cairo highlights including:
The Egyptian museum is considered a masterpiece because of the incomparable monuments, artifacts, mummies, and other historical items inside that explore the rich history and culture of this extraordinary civilization.
The Hanging Church Mother of God Saint Virgin Mary is located above the gate of the Babylon fortress and was constructed in the 5th century AD. Within the church are a number of great works of art featuring the most magical Coptic arts.
Ben Ezra Synagogue is a one of kind monument that dates back to the 9th century that shed light on the Jewish heritage across the golden lands of Cairo. It was mainly a church but Copts were forced to sell it in order to pay for the taxes and eventually, Ben Ezra bought it.
The blessed mosque of Amr Ibn Alas has the power to shed light on the innovation of the Islamic architecture of this immortal civilization across the ages which was created in 641 AD in the golden city of Fustat. It has a large central courtyard surrounded by covered arcades, with a prayer hall at the southern end.
You’ll have your lunch in a local restaurant and in the evening you’ll experience a truly marvelous adventure while shopping in the largest outdoor museum which is called:
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is able to fully reflect all the cultural and historical treasures of Egypt that spanned more than 4500 years. The museum will offer every traveler the chance to fully explore all the elements that make Egypt the best travel destination in the world.
Al Muizz Street is a magnificent cosmic wonder which has the power to shed light on the amazing Fatimid style of artistic architecture which was created in 970 BC to be an incredible street showcasing the rich culture of this everlasting civilization.
Khan El-Khalili Bazaar is an epic shopping wonder that dates between 1382 and 1389 AD to become the biggest place to witness the beautiful Egyptian shops and get some souvenirs to immortalize your trip to Egypt. There, you’ll find all types of Egyptian clothes, perfumes, spices, antiques, and much more.
You’ll be transferred by an A.C vehicle to a 5* hotel in Cairo for overnight.
End Your 16 Days Cairo to Aswan Nile Cruie
In the morning, you’ll have your breakfast and then check out at your hotel. Our representative will accompany you to Cairo International Airport to help you in finishing all of the official papers until you catch your flight back home.
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