Independent Egypt Discovery Tour & Nile Cruise

Dates You Pick the Dates
Destination Cairo; Aswan Nile River Luxor;
Duration 6 days 5 nights
Price From 959

TOUR ID#928ZEGPT

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** This is not an LDS guided tour unless adding on to one of our Holy Land tours with guide.  this will be an escorted tour by a licensed Egyptian guide.  

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Now is the perfect time to explore the ancient land of Egypt and see its most important sites on a 6 day tour from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor with a Nile cruise and 5-star accommodations. 

You can slip into the historic tombs and temples of the Nile valley as you see the sights bus, boat and horse-drawn carriage. You can walk the necropolis at Saqqara and the Giza Plateau, see Cairo’s religious landmarks, and visit the remains of the Kingdom of Upper Egypt. On the cruise from Aswan to Luxor you can disembark to see monuments along the East and West Banks of the Nile.

This is a BUCKET LIST experience not to be missed!

With our independent tours you pick the dates! Rates are determined by itinerary and dates of travel.  You can modify and personalize all options.

To Book This Tour, Contact:

Karen Gerlach, Tour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6152
Email Karen

Sample Itinerary Days 1-2:

USA to Cairo

Depart the U.S.A and travel all night long. Upon arrival in Cairo your tour manager will meet and assist you at the International Airport and then escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

Sample Itinerary Day 3:

Pyramids - Museum // Coptic Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Overnight in Cairo.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Sample Itinerary Day 4:

Cairo - Flight to Aswan - Nile Cruise

After breakfast, we take early flights to Aswan and immediately begin our tour for the day by visiting the incredible High Dam built to save Egypt from the wild Nile flood. Next we travel by motor boat for about 10 minutes to visit one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt—the Temple of Philae. We return to Aswan and board our deluxe Nile cruise, our home for the next 3 nights. Overnight onboard. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sample Itinerary Day 5:

Nile Cruise

We start our cruise sailing north. Our first stop is at Kom Ombo to visit the only double temple in Egypt, which is dedicated to Horus the falcon and Sobek the crocodile. We return to the ship and continue on to Edfu. There we find the most complete temple in Egypt. We end our cruise for the day in Luxor. This evening we can take an optional 2-hour horse cart tour through the city of Luxor ($20). This is a very popular, fun tour! Overnight onboard. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sample Itinerary Day 6:

Nile Cruise -  Valley of the Kings

We start our tour by visiting the Valley of the Kings. We visit 3 of the famous tombs of kings (additional cost to visit tomb of Tut Ankh Amen-$15). Next we pass by Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple for a quick photo stop. As we leave the Valley of the Kings, we visit the Colossi of Memnon. We then return to the ship for lunch. This afternoon we have a photo stop at the Luxor Temple and then visit the Karnak Temple which is dedicated to the god Amon, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. Tonight, we can enjoy the optional evening spectacular Sound and Light show at the Karnak temple ($30). This unique show narrates the story of the temple and the history of Thebes, including the lives and celebrated achievements of the pharaohs who built the necropolis. Overnight onboard

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sample Itinerary Day 7:

Luxor and flight back to Cairo for flight either onto Tel Aviv for Israel tour or home to USA

This morning we disembark the cruise ship and take early flights back to Cairo. From there we board our flights either back to the U.S. or to Israel. An optional additional hotel night is available for those not going to Israel.

Meals : Breakfast

SAMPLE EGYPT TOUR includes:

  • - Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure 
  • - Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan - Luxor/Cairo
  • - Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including breakfast and all taxes
  • - Accommodation for 3 nights on board 5 star cruise on full board basis
  • - Assistance of our personnel during your stay and excursions 
  • - All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary (Private Tours).
  • - All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • - All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • - English speaking tour guide. 
  • - Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
  • - Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary. 
  • - Mummies room  at the Museum & Tutankhamen Tomb at Valley of the Kings are included.
  • - Bottled water during the tours
  • - Portage when needed. 
  • - English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • - All service charges and taxes

Not Included:
For ALL tours:

  • - International Airfare to Cairo
  • - Entry visa to Egypt. 
  • - Any optional tours (Such as Go inside one of the Pyramids - Solar Boat Museum in Pyramids)
  • - Personal Spending like drinks during meals, phone call, laundry...ect
  • - Sound & Light Show in Cairo or Luxor costs per person 40$
  • - Tipping

Optional Pricing:

  • Ask about Triple occupancy rates

Payment Terms:

  • $500 deposit is due at the time of booking
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure