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Cairo, Nile Cruise, and Hurghada Tour Package
Explore Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor by amazing Nile River Cruise, after that relaxing in Hurghada by activities by the red sea. Enjoy visiting the amazing Egyptian Museum and Old Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church. Explore the amazing Khan el Khalili bazaar at the end of the tour transfer you to The Railway station to coach your sleeper train to Aswan. We take the Nile River Cruise between Luxor and Aswan Along the way; you visit the Temple of Philae, Unfinished Obelisk, and High Dam. Luxor visit, the Karnak Temple and Temple of Luxor. Next on the itinerary will visit Luxor Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and the two Colossi of Memnon. Relaxation waits during an all-inclusive stay at a Red Sea resort. Our Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Highlights of Egypt tour is an exploratory experience of Egypt at an affordable and great value price.
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights.
Tour Type: Private Tour.
Pick up & Drop off: From Cairo International Airport.
Availability: Run Daily.
Guiding method: Live Guide.
Accommodation: Cairo, Sleeper Train, Nile River Cruise & Hurghada.
Meals: 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 7 Dinners.
Transport: private A/C car or mini-bus, Sleeper Train, Nile River Cruise & Domestic Flight ticket from Hurghada to Cairo.
Highlights: Great Pyramids – Sphinx monument – Egyptian Museum – Sakkara Old Coptic Cairo – Philae Temple – Unfinished Obelisk – High Dam – Kom Ombo Temple – Edfu Temple – Valley of the Kings – Colossi Memnon.
Cairo Marriott Hotel.
Blue Shadow Nile Cruise.
The hotels and accommodations listed below are the ones we most often visit on this tour. From time to time we may exchange these for similar properties at the same level. In general, specific hotels cannot be guaranteed on our group tours, but you may select your preferred options if you are booking a tailor-made trip.
The first thing you can expect when traveling with Min Travel is a safe journey that arrives in plenty of time. We handpick our representatives and drivers for their demeanor and the fantastic knowledge of Brisbane’s highways and byways. If there is a problem on the roads that can be avoided, it will be. You can also expect: But wait…there’s more?
Upon arrival in Cairo, our Min Travel representative, who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. Transfer from the airport via private A/C car or minibus to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
In the morning, we start to visit the Egyptian museum of antiquities, which was established in 1902 near the city center in Cairo. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art — the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.
Next is a visit to Old Coptic Cairo to visit the Greek monastery of St. George, St. Sergius church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue. In the afternoon is a visit to the Khan El Khalili bazaar district. Return to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
The day starts with a guided tour in Giza to visit the legendary majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. When we finish exploring the Great Pyramids, our next stop is a visit to the Sphinx monument; guarding the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops.
In the afternoon, we will visit the Sakkara to see the Step Pyramid – the first pyramid to be built and the surrounding monuments. Your guide will give you a detailed history of Imhotep, the Egyptian architect who created this pyramid, and how he accomplished this major undertaking.
When we finish exploring this area we will visit the Pyramid of Teti with its inscribed texts, and several private tombs. At the end of the tour transfer, you to the Railway station to coach your sleeper train to Aswan & overnight.
Arrive at Aswan, our representative meets you at the Railway station and transfers you to the cruise ship – your home for the next 3 nights. Embarkation before lunch.
After Lunch, visits the High Dam passing the Old Dam of Aswan, Unfinished Obelisk & Philae Temple. Felucca Trip around Kitchener’s Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight onboard cruise ship in Aswan.
Early morning, sail to Kom Ombo very early in the morning. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods; Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Luxor. Overnight on board.
Today, visit the West Bank (Valley of Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and Colossi of Memnon) & the East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples) Overnight in Luxor.
Disembarkation after breakfast. And transfer you to Hurghada for check-in and overnight hotel.
This day is free for your activities in Hurghada.
This day is free for your activities in Hurghada.
After breakfast check out the hotel and transfer you to Hurghada Airport to coach your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, our Min travel representative will meet you and check in to the hotel. This day is free for leisure and independent activities.
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Assisted transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
In the morning our guide for the day will pick you up and transfer Alexandria, upon arrival your tour guide will take you to visit the Montazah Summer Palace following that will visit outside Alexandria Library and the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay. Next is a visit to Bombay’s Pillar and a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa.
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Nile River Cruise to enjoy Dinner and see a beautiful city with lights. You will take a 02 hours cruise on the Nile River with a magnificent view of the city. During the cruise, following dinner, you will enjoy a folklore show and belly dancing. Towards the end of the cruise, there is time for you to go up on the top deck to enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful city lights. At the end of the show will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
Early night our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Giza Pyramids area. You will enjoy a 45 – minute sound and light show performance near the Pyramids & Sphinx. At the end of the trip will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
Enjoy a 02-hour sound & light show performance at the Philae Temple. At the end of the trip, our representative will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
light show at the Karnak Temple, enjoy a 02-hours sound and light show performance at the Karnak Temple. At the end of the trip will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
Early morning our representative will meet you at the reception of your hotel in Luxor and transfer you to the west bank by motorboat to ride Balloon Flight over Luxor. Before the ride, you enjoy Cake and coffee or Tea. The Balloon ride takes around 45 minutes in Sky of Luxor.
Abu Simbel Day Trip from Aswan our representative will meet in your Hotel drive to 280 Km the way Abu Simbel takes about 03 tell 04 hours for each way. Upon arrival at Abu Simbel, you will visit the Temple of Ramses and the Temple of Queen Nefertari. After touring the temples you will be transferred back to Aswan.
To book a tour to Egypt, we suggest that you view our Egypt tour packages, Page on the website, which includes many tours that are being taken by most of the tourists coming to Egypt. If you intend to make any changes or customize your travel itinerary, you can request a quote by filling our online query form or sending us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To book a special offer, we suggest that you view the “Special Offers” Page on the website, to view itineraries that we commonly offer. If you intend to make any changes or customize your travel itinerary, you can request a quote by sending us an email at: email@example.com
We recommend that your travel bookings should be made 06- 08 months in advance, especially if you are traveling between October- April (high tourist season) and May – December, the New Year holiday season. We highly recommend booking your tour in advance. However, in the case of late/last-minute booking, we should be able to accommodate depending on hotel availability.
No, we don’t sell both international and domestic ticketing.
You will be picked up by our representative at the arrival hall of the particular International Airport of Egypt. You should not leave Airport without our representative if you are to be picked up. Our representative would be holding a welcome board with your name on it. If you are part of a group, the name of the group will be mentioned on the welcome board.
Yes, Min Travel has special rates with many hotels all over Egypt. We are sure that we will be able to offer you the hotels for your budget in the destination wanted by you. As for hotels are concerned we have hotels of every standard in Egypt. You will find some of the world-class hotels in Egypt. Do inform us what kind of hotels you are looking for. We also make arrangements for big conferences, Meetings, and incentives. You can also book specialized holidays Packages.
English is widely spoken and understood at almost all tourist centers. All our guides are qualified and government-recognized. They assist you during your sightseeing in Egypt. We arrange guides who speak German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, or Chinese. Tour guides will help you not only in your sightseeing, but also help you understand Egypt better and give you useful tips for your Journey to Egypt!
Egyptians are hospitable and friendly people. Most of the people you talk to you will find friendly. Always speak to the people you feel like talking to. Avoid people who are too eager to help you or want you to buy you something.
We advise our guests to drink bottled water, bottled drinks. Coffee Tea should be taken hot. If you are traveling without a guide in Egypt you may ask the waiter not to put any chilies in the ordered dish. It is suggested to stick to only cooked foods and to eat fresh fruits after removing their skin.
Tipping is a way of life in Egypt and bus drivers and tour guides expect it at restaurants. Having said this, you still retain the right to the tip and it is highly dependent on your satisfaction with the services received.
Here is a rough guide to tipping:
A bus driver for a group day tour: LE 150,-
Guide for a group day tour: LE 200,-
The bus driver for a private day tour: LE 100,-
Guide for a private day tour: LE 150,-
Baggage handling: LE 05, – per bag per trip
These tips will be given to the driver, guide after the services.
Nile Cruise: The Tips is about 3 to 5 US$ Per Person per Night.
For Example, if you are 2 Person and having a 4 Nights Cruise your Tip Amount will be: 4 US$ x 4 Nights x 2 Person = 32 US$.
So you Leave 32 US$ at the End of your Cruise Trip.
Most foreign currencies, cash, or traveler’s cheque can easily be changed in Egypt. There are many exchange bureaus in the larger cities but they mainly only deal in cash. Visa and MasterCard are good for cash advances and together with American Express and JCB cards and Euro cards can be used in a wide range of shops and hotels. If you are traveling to lesser tourist areas while touring Egypt, the best currencies to have are US dollars, Pounds Sterling, and Egyptian Pounds.
Banking is usually open Sunday to Thursday: 0830 to 1400 hours.
All the major currencies including Euro and US $ are accepted in Egypt. Also, all the major credit cards (Visa, Masters, and American Express) are accepted in Egypt.
We need 50% of the total tour cost at the time of the confirmation of the tour. This is to be sure that you’re booking a genuine one and we can go ahead with the reservations. The rest of the Payment must be upon arrival on a Cash Basis.
Deciding when to come to Egypt depends a lot on where you want to go. Everywhere south of Cairo is uncomfortably hot in the summer months (June-August), especially Luxor and Aswan, so winter (December-February) is the best time to visit these areas. Summer is also the time when the Mediterranean coast is at its most crowded, but winter in Cairo can get pretty cool. March to May or September to November is the best time to enjoy the warm days without the crush of bodies on the beaches and the midday heat of high summer.
Our Private Tour Package means you will have your own private local tour guide, private vehicle, and private driver for your group. You don’t have to share the vehicle with others. Your tour guide will take care of only your group. With the help of your private tour guide.
If you are traveling with your family or a group of friends, a private tour for your group is ideal. As you have more people in the group, the price won’t be much higher than a join-in group tour. It is a good way to save money and enjoy ultimate service.
Passports should be valid for at least six months after you depart from the country. Please do not bring an almost full or almost expired passport. Visa arrangements are the responsibility of the traveler, and requirements are subject to change by the local authorities.
We recommend that you contact your closest Egyptian consulate or embassy for current information about your nationality.
In general official advice is that all nationalities obtain their Egypt visas in advance, as we cannot guarantee that you can get them at the airport. Or you can get An online e-visa. Please do not use any other website as many scam sites are offering Egypt e-visas.
In practice, however, many nationalities (including British and European, Australian, New Zealand, USA, Canadian) can and do obtain their visas on arrival in Cairo airport. The process is much quicker and simpler, the cost is currently US$25 p/p and must be paid in hard currency (i.e. GBP, USD, or EUR) – you’ll be given a change in local currency if necessary.
There are no forms to fill in and you don’t need to bring passport photos. Visas are issued at one of the bank desks in the immigration hall before you get to passport control. Our representative will have met you by this stage and will assist with the process.
All African & Indian nationals, and some others, will need to obtain their visas in advance.