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Uncover the Mysteries of Egypt

4.5 (4 Reviews)
Cairo, Aswan, Luxor
(4 reviews)


8 Days

Tour Type


Group Size

1 - 6 people



About this tour

This journey will take you through eight fantastic days of memorable experiences. You’ll explore the ancient monuments and historical highlights alongside the outstanding Nile River. You’ll also have the chance to visit one of the world’s wonders, the Great Pyramid of Giza. Besides, meeting hospitable locals and trying traditional meals in a local village is going to be a special moment for you. Then, in Aswan and Luxor, you’ll sail and relax on a traditional boat on the Nile River, while enjoying the real vibe of local life in stops to visit the grand bazaars.

Free Cancellation:
You can easily cancel this tour based on the policies mentioned in the following sections down below. 

You can fully customize your tour and change its duration, route, and included services, all tailored to your needs.

Book with Flexibility:

You can change the date of your trip free of charge, for up to two weeks prior to your original arrival date.

Private Tour:

This tour is private and is only for you and your own travel companions.

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Contact Violet, our Egypt travel designer, for planning your personalized trip.



Day 1: Arrival at Cairo

Today, you'll arrive in Egypt's capital, Cairo. You'll be transferred to the hotel based on your arrival time. There are no planned activities today, so you can explore the city freely.

Day 2: Cairo to Aswan

Today's itinerary includes a visit to the renowned Pyramids of Giza, recognized as one of the world's seven wonders, where you can immerse yourself in the history of these colossal structures. Following this, you will tour the Egyptian Museum. Later in the evening, you will board an overnight train to Aswan, with a dinner and breakfast meal provided in a simple airline-style tray.

Day 3: Aswan

Upon your early morning arrival in Aswan via train, you'll have some leisure time to explore the bustling souk or take a stroll along the scenic Nile. Following this, you'll embark on a boat to visit one of the picturesque Nile islands and explore a Nubian village. Take a stroll around the charming community before relishing a scrumptious traditional dinner at a local household.

Day 4: Aswan

The second day of your Aswan visit will involve exploring one of the area's most captivating sites - the Temple of Abu Simbel. Additionally, you can consider joining a half-day excursion to see the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple. For a deeper understanding of the local culture, you can visit the contemporary Nubian Museum.

Day 5: Aswan to Kom Ombo

Today's itinerary offers an unforgettable adventure as you board a traditional Nile sailboat known as a felucca, for a relaxing and enjoyable day on the river, followed by a night of stargazing. As feluccas are basic, you will sleep under the open air on the deck of the boat. This tranquil and traditional journey down the Nile offers a full day of relaxation and enjoyment, as you make your way to the town of Kom Ombo.

Day 6: Kom Ombo to Luxor

Today's schedule includes a guided tour of the renowned Kom Ombo Temple, situated between Aswan and Luxor. Following this, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Karnak temple, featuring the remains of the majestic Great Temple of Amon, en route to Luxor, your final destination for the day.

Day 7: Luxor

Today's itinerary takes you to Luxor, the second most significant city in Egypt. The day's first stop is the Valley of the Kings, followed by a visit to the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which appears to emerge from the nearby limestone formations. Then, take a look at the colossal statues of Memnon, the sole remnants of an ancient temple. You can savor a traditional lunch on the banks of the Nile River. In the afternoon, you will board a flight back to Cairo.

Day 8: Luxor to Cairo

We’ll arrange for airport transportation according to your departure schedule.


  • Mentioned accommodation or similar with breakfast
  • one-night stay in a felucca (full board)
  • Train ticket from Cairo to Aswan
  • Flight ticket from Luxor to Cairo
  • English-speaking local guide/driver
  • Airport Transfers
  • International flight ticket
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals
  • Tip to driver/guide

Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • To secure your booking, 30% of the amount needs to be paid as a deposit.
  • The remaining balance needs to be totally paid two weeks prior to your arrival date.
  • If your arrival date is within the next 14 days, the total amount needs to be paid in advance in order to secure the package.
  • Free cancellation for up to two weeks before your arrival date.
  • 30% cancellation penalty if you cancel within 14-5 days before your arrival date.
  • Non-refundable if you cancel when it's less than five days left until your arrival date.

Frequently asked questions

Citizens of countries in North America are required to obtain a visa prior to entry. Typically a renewable 30-day visa will be issued. Getting a visa upon arrival at Cairo International Airport is also possible. A valid passport is mandatory. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date you expect to leave Egypt.

If you hold a residence permit in the country you live in you can apply to the Egyptian Embassy/Consulate General in that country, otherwise, you have to apply to the country that issued your passport.

Though many nationalities are exempt from requiring a visa for the many Sinai resorts, a full tourist visa is required if you come to any place in Egypt that lies to the west of the Red Sea/Suez Canal.

Yes, as soon as you leave Egypt your visa will be stamped, so you will require another one. If you are from a country that can get their visa upon arrival in Egypt, you can get the new one when you re-enter the country, but if you require a pre-entry visa you should apply for 2 of these, using the second one when you re-enter Egypt.

Yes, as soon as you leave Egypt your visa will be stamped, so you will require another one. If you are from a country that can get their visa upon arrival in Egypt, you can get the new one when you re-enter the country, but if you require a pre-entry visa you should apply for 2 of these, using the second one when you re-enter Egypt.

The best time to visit Egypt is during the winter, from October to April. The temperatures are mild and pleasant, although evenings can become quite cool. December through January are the peak tourist months so expect large crowds if traveling at this time. The best time to enjoy the beaches, without having to endure the large crowds of summer tourists, would be from March to May. Temperatures at this time are warm and tourist sites are not too crowded.


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Marva Sch

The tour was perfect!

The Tour director was outstanding, with a wealth of knowledge about the country's history and went out of his way to ensure everyone was satisfied. Hotels were good in good locations, and included dinners were satisfying.
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Lisa V

Our guide was wonderful

Our guide was wonderful. The only suggestion I have is for the guide to let us know how long we will be outdoors the next morning, as there's no heat in the palaces and we're mostly walking in the shade between the tall buildings, etc. This is based on Spain trip in late November and early December. Most of us on the tour didn't dress properly for the early morning coldness.
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I had booked with another agency online…

I had booked a tour with another agency online, but when I arrived in town, there was no one after me! I was amazed at how fast I was able to communicate with 1stQuest I instantly had my tour, driver & tour guide! And at a better price

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