12 Days Tour Package: Cairo & Nile Cruise by Flight


Embark on a captivating 12-day journey through Egypt, blending cultural exploration with a Nile cruise. This meticulously crafted tour takes you from the iconic Pyramids of Giza in Cairo to the ancient wonders of Luxor and Aswan. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Egypt, exploring museums, temples, and tombs while enjoying the luxury of a Nile cruise. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless transfers, this tour promises an unforgettable experience.


  1. Pyramids and Sphinx: Marvel at the architectural wonders of the Great Pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx in Giza.
  2. Egyptian Museum: Explore the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in Cairo, home to a vast collection spanning 5000 years of Egyptian art.
  3. Nile Cruise: Sail along the legendary Nile River, visiting iconic sites such as Luxor, Karnak, Edfu, and Aswan.
  4. Temples and Tombs: Discover ancient temples like Karnak and Luxor, visit the Valley of the Kings, and explore the Temple of Abu Simbel.
  5. Cultural Experiences: Enjoy the Sound & Light show at the Pyramids, a felucca sail on the Nile, and optional hot air balloon rides.


  1. Expert Guidance: Benefit from knowledgeable and experienced tour guides providing insights into Egypt’s rich history.
  2. Seamless Transfers: Enjoy hassle-free transfers in air-conditioned vehicles, ensuring comfort and convenience.
  3. Luxurious Accommodations: Stay in carefully selected hotels in Cairo and experience the comfort of a Nile cruise ship.
  4. Comprehensive Sightseeing: The itinerary covers key historical and cultural sites, offering a well-rounded experience.
  5. Domestic Flights Included: Domestic airfare between Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan is included for a smooth travel experience.

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative, holding a sign of Ramasside Tours, will be there to welcome you. You will then be transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 2: The Pyramids Tour After breakfast, begin your day by visiting the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, housing a rare collection spanning 5000 years of Egyptian art, including the renowned Tutankhamen collection. Explore the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerions, along with the Sphinx. Optionally, you may attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area in the evening. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Saqqara Tour Following breakfast, your guide will pick you up for a visit to the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure, dating back to the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC). Continue to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt, founded by King Menes, and explore the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur on your way south. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Luxor Cruise After breakfast, transfer to the domestic airport for a flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, embark on your cruise, enjoying lunch on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Luxor East Bank Tour Start the day with breakfast on board, followed by visits to the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Explore the Luxor Temple’s courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Sail to Esna, with dinner on board and an overnight stay in Esna.

Day 6: Esna / Edfu After breakfast on board, visit the Temple of Esna. Sail to Edfu, where you’ll explore the Temple of Horus. Continue sailing to Kom Ombo, with an afternoon tea and a disco party on board. Overnight in Kom Ombo.

Day 7: Aswan Have breakfast on board, and sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, offering panoramic views of Lake Nasser. Explore the Philae Temple by felucca, and marvel at the Temples of Isis and Hathor. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 8: Aswan Enjoy breakfast on board. Optionally, embark on a visit to the Temple of Abu Simbel, a colossal structure built by Ramses II. Sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener’s Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan.

Day 9: Kom Ombo After breakfast, sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu with afternoon tea and dinner on board. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 10: Luxor West Bank Tour Start the day with breakfast on board, followed by a visit to the West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Explore the Necropolis of Thebes and the Temple of Deir El Bahari. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 11: Disembarkation Have breakfast on board. Optionally, experience a Hot Air Balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings. Transfer to Luxor airport and fly back to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 12: Cairo Departure Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Our representative will assist you with the transfer to the airport for your departure.


  • 4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • 7 Nights on Cruise board (Luxor & Aswan) full board (Sightseeing included).
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Memphis & Sakkara.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • All tours and excursions with an A/C vehicle.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • Entrance fees for all visits.
  • Domestic airfare: Cairo/ Luxor / Cairo.


  • Visa Entry for Egypt (available upon request).
  • International Flights.
  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Drinks during meals.

Tour Prices:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1810 $1830 $1920 $
Solo traveler2840 $2865 $2925 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room2290 $2310 $2455 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler3430 $3455 $3520 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room3290 $4120 $
Solo traveller4880 $5480 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room4930 $5440 $
Solo traveller7200 $7800 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Dress Code: Respect local customs by wearing modest clothing, especially when visiting religious sites.
  2. Hydration: Stay hydrated, particularly in the desert climate. Carry a reusable water bottle during excursions.
  3. Comfortable Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes for walking tours and exploring archaeological sites.
  4. Currency: Have some local currency (Egyptian pounds) for small purchases and tips.
  5. Camera Essentials: Bring a camera with extra batteries to capture the stunning landscapes and historic sites.


  1. Is it safe to travel to Egypt?
    • Yes, Egypt is generally safe for tourists, and the tour ensures safe and secure travel arrangements.
  2. What is the best time to visit Egypt?
    • The best time to visit is during the cooler months from October to April, avoiding the peak of summer heat.
  3. Are meals included in the tour?
    • Full board is included during the Nile cruise, and breakfast is provided in Cairo. Other meals are at your discretion.
  4. Is tipping customary in Egypt?
    • Tipping is customary in Egypt. Plan to tip guides, drivers, and cruise staff according to local customs.
  5. Can I customize the itinerary?
    • The itinerary is well-structured, but some adjustments may be possible. Discuss customization options with the tour operator.