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Egypt and the Nile Cruise



Pyramids  and  the  Nile  Cruise

Optional  Excursion to  Petra , Jordan

25 Mar 2023- 06 Apr 2023

$ 3497 CAD  pp               

Cairo - Alexandria - Cairo - Aswan - Luxor - Cairo - Sharm el Sheikh - Cairo

Ensnare the senses and enchant the mind, as you witness the majesty of Egypt.

Once called the gift of the Nile.

Ancient Egypt's marvels continuously instill awe, even in its ruins, visiting historical and modern architectural wonders as you travel.

Exotic Egypt is an ultimate adventure that awaits you.




Visit to legendary Pyramids and Sphinx


Day trip to Alexandria with lunch


3 Nights Nile Cruise full board from Aswan to Luxor


4 Nights Stay at an All Inclusive Resort in Sharm el Sheikh


Visits to Egyptian Museum and High Dam


Optional Excursion to Petra ,Jordan

Sat -  Arrive Cairo  -  Meet and Assist Transfer to Hotel

am - Visit Pyramids and Sphinx, Memphis and  Sakara  


After check-in, you will be met by an Egyptologist at your Hotel for a guided tour of the Great  Pyramids of Giza, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Thereafter to two of the most important archeological sites of Egypt, Memphis, and Sakara.



pm -  At leisure  



Evening -Dinner and Show on the Maxim Cruise - Overnight  Cairo


Sun -   Full-Day Sightseeing Tour of  Cairo with dinner at Hotel


am  - Egyptian Museum of ancient antiquities


The Egyptian Museum is the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East and houses the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world. The museum displays an extensive collection spanning from the Predynastic Period to the Greco-Roman Era.         


pm -  Visits  to Al  Azhar Mosque  Al  Husseini Mosque, Coptic Cathedral .

Citadel Fatimid Cairo Al - Moez St  



Evening  Option - Sound and Light Show


Overnight - Cairo

Mon -  Full Day Excursion to Alexandria with lunch



Alexandria is a port city located on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great.It was the site of the Pharos (lighthouse), one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the legendary Library of Alexandria and was once the most vital cultural center of the ancient world, rivalling even AthensGreece.


Visit the Catacomb , Pompey’s Pillar , the Roman amphitheater, Qaitbay fortress 



Overnight  - Cairo


Tues - Visit to Al Azhar Park and Khalili Bazaar with lunch

am -  Al Azhar Park is a paradise within Medieval Cairo, Egypt. The park was created by the Historic Cities Support Programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, an entity of the Aga Khan Development Network.



pm - Shopping time at Khalili  Bazaar



Evening  - Fly  to  Aswan  for  Overnight



Wed -  Optional trip to the Agakhan Mausoleum by Fellucia



The Late Agakhan was buried here in this magnificent Mausoleum, modeled on the Fatimid Tombs 



After completion of visit to the Agakhan Mausoleum, you will be taken to the port to check in the Cruise after 12:00 pm and have lunch on board. Thereafter you will visit the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. Have dinner and stay overnight on board. (L+D)


Embark on a Luxurious  Ms Esplanade , 3-night  Cruise from Aswan to Luxor


Highlights of Cruise



The High Dam – Temple of Philae – The Unfinished Obelisk –Temple of Kom Ombo – Temple of Horus in Edfu – Valley of the Kings – Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari – Colossi of Memnon – The Karnak Temples Complex – Temple of Luxor.


Thur -   Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu  - On Board Cruise

Option - Abu Simbel Temples

The site of Abu Simbel is one of the most recognizable ancient sites in Egypt. For 3,000 years, it sat on the west bank of the Nile River, between the first and second cataracts of the Nile. However, in a remarkable feat of engineering, the temple complex was dismantled and rebuilt on a higher hill to make way for the
Aswan High Dam in the 1960s. Built in 1244 B.C., Abu Simbel contains two temples, carved into a mountainside. The larger of the two temples contains four colossal statues of a seated pharaoh Ramesses II (1303-1213 B.C.)  at its entrance, each about 69 feet (21 meters) tall. 

Sail to Kom Ombo to visit Kom Ombo Temple, then sail to Edfu to visit Edfu Temple (Temple of Horus). Watch the Egyptian Folkloric Show in the evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served on board. The cruise ship will dock in Edfu tonight. (B+L+D)                          

Fri -   Edfu - Luxor  -   On Board Cruise   

Have breakfast during sailing to Luxor, then visit the West Bank: Valley of the Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut (El-Deir El-Bahari), Colossi of Memnon upon arrival. Return to the ship for lunch. The afternoon is free time. Enjoy dinner on board and tonight stay in Luxor. (B+L+D)


Sat - Apr  - Luxor - Disembarkation 

Check out after having breakfast at 8:00 am on board.

Later go to visit Luxor East Bank: Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple.  


De board  Cruise - Complete sightseeing of monuments

Check in  to Hotel  for  overnight in Luxor

Evening , enjoy  Dinner and  Horse Carriage ride



Sun -  Morning - Fly  Luxor to Sharm el sheikh for 4 nights  

Stay  @ All  Inclusive Resort    

Evening Tour of  the City including visit to Soho Square

Overnight - Sharm el sheikh      



Mon,  At leisure -  Optional  - St  Catherine Monastery ( Moses Mountain ) & Dahab City                                                       


Overnight - Sharm el sheikh                    


Tue,  -  am  -  Optional  - 1001  Night  Arabian Show and Dinner     


Overnight - Sharm el sheikh  


Wed , -   Optional - Petra, Jordan ( Full Day Excursion by bus and ferry )

The ancient city of Petra in Jordan became one of the 7 New Wonders of the World when it was chosen in 2007 by a vote of 100 million people. The city&'s carved rose-red sandstone rock facades, tombs, and temples became known around the world with its appearance in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade in 1989

Overnight - Sharm - el Sheikh  


Thur - Day at leisure - Check out at normal hotel hours


Drive to airport to board Evening Flight

Depart Sharm el sheikh for home city 






Hotels Envisaged or Similar



Cairo -  The Marriot Nile  and  Omar  Khayyam  Casino 


Aswan - Hotel   Pyramisa  Isis  Island


Nile Cruise - Ms  Esplanade  ( Full Board )


Luxor - Sonesta  St  George          


Sharm el sheikh -  Cleopatra  Luxury  Resort  All  Inclusive 




Welcome and  Assistance at Airports

Well appointed Hotels and Transfers

Transportation in an Air-Conditioned Deluxe Vehicle

Services of Professional English Speaking Guide

Entrance fees as specified in the Itinerary

All  breakfasts  and  Lunch  or  Dinner Daily






International Flights 

Mandatory  Insurance

Tips to Tour Guides and Drivers 

Visas to Egypt 

 Optional Tours within Cities

Drinks with Meals

Items of Personal nature

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