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Ancient Wonders of Egypt by Nile Cruise - 8 days map

Join this enriching 8-day journey through the heart of Ancient Egypt, featuring a Nile Cruise. Your adventure commences in Cairo, where you'll explore the wonders of the Great Pyramids and Sphinx. Fly to Luxor for an immersive Nile cruise experience, touring the Karnak and Luxor Temples on the East Bank, and the historic treasures of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut on the West Bank. Cruise to Kom Ombo and Aswan, enjoying shore excursions that bring the rich history of Egypt to life.

Inclusions
Itinerary
4 Star Prices
5 Star Prices
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Cairo – Discover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum and browse the Khan el-Khalili bazaar
Nile cruising - Spend 4 nights on board a 5-star Nile cruiser, cruise the River Nile in style from Luxor to Aswan
Kom Ombo - Visit the unique double Temple of Kom Ombo located on the banks of the Nile
Luxor East Bank - Explore Luxor Temple and the vast Karnak Temple complex
Giza - Marvel at the legendary Pyramids of Giza and the iconic Sphinx
Aswan - Visit the High Dam & explore the magnificent Philae Temple
Luxor West Bank - Discover exquisite tombs at the Valley of the Kings, see the towering Colossi of Memnon and explore the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

Included

Breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 4 dinners
2 Economy class flights from Cairo to Luxor & Aswan to Cairo
Guided excursions to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Entrance fees for included sightseeing
All relevant transfers and transportation in shared modern air-conditioned vehicles
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go.
3 nights 4 star hotels, 4 nights aboard a 5 star Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)
An airport arrival transfer on day 1 and a departure transfer on day 8
Touring - Aswan & Luxor
Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide, degree qualified in Egyptology
Felucca sailing around the islands of Aswan

Not Included

International flights and visa
Tipping and tip for your guide. We recommend you allow USD$20 per traveller per day of guiding for your guide, though ultimately tipping is an entirely personal gesture.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome

Saturday. Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in a shared coach with other members of the tour.

The evening is yours at leisure to explore the vibrant streets of Cairo, or perhaps relax at the hotel, preparing for the Egyptian adventure ahead!
Overnight: Cairo

Day 2

The Mighty Pyramids

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel, before venturing out for a guided tour to one of the seven wonders of the world - the Pyramids of Giza. Make sure to visit the Cheops Pyramid, as its interior burial chambers are open for visits by the public. Not far from the Pyramids, you will also visit the Great Sphinx of Giza. This unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion's body. Following this, enjoy a quick visit to either the papyrus institute or a perfume shop.

Break for lunch then continue the tour at the Egyptian Museum. The museum exhibits over 120,000 objects ranging from the pre-historic era to the Greco Roman period. Marvel at wonderous artefacts, as you discover the museums' various statues, jewels, and Tutankhamen treasures.

Finally, head downtown to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Navigate its enchanting narrow alleyways and explore an array of souvenir stores. Here, amidst the vibrant atmosphere, uncover small restaurants and cafes frequented by both locals and tourists.
Overnight: Cairo  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Nile Cruiser

Cairo - Luxor. After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your included flight to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, board your Nile Cruiser - home for the next few nights!

In the afternoon, we will explore the East Bank with visits to the Karnak and Luxor Temples. These iconic structures showcase the magnificence of ancient Egyptian civilization. As the day comes to a close, enjoy dinner on board as we dock for the night.
Overnight: Nile Cruising  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Valley of the Kings

Luxor - Nile Cruising. Wake up bright and early this morning for breakfast, before venturing out for an exploration of Luxor's West Bank. Unearth the ancient secrets within the Valley of the Kings and marvel at the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Following our temple exploration, we'll head back for lunch on board as our cruiser makes its way downstream. Enjoy an afternoon of R&R enjoying the changing landscapes as our cruiser plies its way. Dinner will be onboard as we reach our overnight destination.
Overnight: Nile Cruising  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Kom Ombo Temple

Nile Cruising - Kom Ombo - Aswan. Today our journey continues as we set sail to Kom Ombo. Here, delve into the mysteries of the Temple shared by two gods, Sobek and Haroeris. As the day progresses, we sail towards Aswan to dock for the night.
Overnight: Nile Cruising  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Philae Temple

Time to explore Aswan! This morning, gear up for a grand visit to the High Dam, the world's largest embankment dam. Next, explore the historic Philae Temple, perched on an island in the Aswan Low Dam reservoir.

As the afternoon unfolds, enjoy lunch followed by a felucca sailing tour around Kitchener Island, immersing yourself in the scenic beauty that surrounds our cruiser.

We'll wrap up the day back on the cruiser, docking in Aswan with an included dinner.
Overnight: Nile Cruising  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Abu Simbel Option & Cairo at leisure

Aswan - Abu Simbel (optional) Cairo. After breakfast, we will say goodbye to the Nile Cruiser as we check out and disembark. Opt to see the majestic Temple of Abu Simbel by choosing one of our Abu Simbel by Flight packages. Either join a guided journey to Abu Simbel or opt for a self-guided exploration by exploring the temples at your own pace. The gargantuan rock-cut temple at Abu Simbel was created to revere the mighty pharaonic ruler King Ramses II. Guarding the entrance to the temple, the four colossal statues of Ramses II sit majestically, staring out across the desert. Note: Abu Simbel excursion may take place on day 6 or day 7 and sightseeing arrangements reordered to suit.

Later in the day you'll fly back to Cairo and transfer to your hotel. The reamins of the afternoon and evening is at leisure for you to explore Cairo at your own pace.
Overnight: Cairo  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Goodbye

Saturday. Your Egyptian adventure comes to an end. After hotel breakfast and check out, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Safe travels!
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates marked with a 'G' are operating. All dates are guaranteed to operate when there are 2 persons booked on the tour. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to solo travellers or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
01 Jun - 08 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
08 Jun - 15 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
15 Jun - 22 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
22 Jun - 29 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
29 Jun - 06 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
06 Jul - 13 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
13 Jul - 20 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
20 Jul - 27 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
27 Jul - 03 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
03 Aug - 10 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
10 Aug - 17 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
17 Aug - 24 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
24 Aug - 31 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
31 Aug - 07 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
07 Sep - 14 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
14 Sep - 21 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
21 Sep - 28 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,265
AUD $3,625
AUD $5,755
AUD $4,892
28 Sep - 05 Oct 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
05 Oct - 12 Oct 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
12 Oct - 19 Oct 15% off G
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
19 Oct - 26 Oct 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
26 Oct - 02 Nov 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
02 Nov - 09 Nov 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
09 Nov - 16 Nov 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
16 Nov - 23 Nov 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
23 Nov - 30 Nov 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
30 Nov - 07 Dec 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
07 Dec - 14 Dec 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
14 Dec - 21 Dec 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
21 Dec - 28 Dec 15% off
AUD $6,115
AUD $5,198
AUD $8,835
AUD $7,510
28 Dec - 04 Jan 15% off
AUD $6,115
AUD $5,198
AUD $8,835
AUD $7,510
2025
Twin Share
Single Room
04 Jan - 11 Jan 15% off
AUD $6,115
AUD $5,198
AUD $8,835
AUD $7,510
11 Jan - 18 Jan 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
18 Jan - 25 Jan 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
25 Jan - 01 Feb 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
01 Feb - 08 Feb 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
08 Feb - 15 Feb 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
15 Feb - 22 Feb 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
22 Feb - 01 Mar 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
01 Mar - 08 Mar 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
08 Mar - 15 Mar 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
15 Mar - 22 Mar 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
22 Mar - 29 Mar 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
29 Mar - 05 Apr 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
05 Apr - 12 Apr 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
12 Apr - 19 Apr 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827
19 Apr - 26 Apr 15% off
AUD $6,115
AUD $5,198
AUD $8,835
AUD $7,510
26 Apr - 03 May 15% off
AUD $4,985
AUD $4,237
AUD $6,855
AUD $5,827

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Abu Simbel by flight (Air, transfers & guiding. Private tours)
AUD $635
N/A
Abu Simbel by flight (Air only. Private tours)
AUD $415
N/A

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Pyramids Resort by Jaz, Cairo

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Just a stone's throw from the Pyramids, the Pyramids Resort (formerly the Oasis Hotel) is a classic Egyptian hotel with beautiful expansive gardens. Rooms are very spacious with comfortable beds and fantastic en suite facilities. Wi-Fi is available and the buffet breakfast offers a good spread. In the evening the outdoor pool and fountains are lit up making the restaurant and bar the perfect place to spend an evening sipping on a cold glass of beer.

Steigenberger Hotel el Tahrir, Cairo

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Ideally located in the heart of downtown Cairo, the Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir is right by the lively Tahrir Square. Guestrooms offer peace and quiet away from the high-energy of the city, with contemporary decor and sound-proofed windows overlooking views of Cairo. The wellness facilities are state-of-the-art, including a fitness centre, outdoor pool and sauna and massage rooms. Be sure to take advantage of the poolside bar and delicious hotel restaurant, or enjoy the option of 24-hour in-room dining.

M/S Radamis I, Nile Cruising

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Cruise

Embark on a captivating voyage along the Nile aboard the Ramdais I, a luxury cruiser that promises a seamless journey from Luxor to Aswan and back. Revel in the comfort of well-appointed cabins, each featuring ensuite facilities and panoramic wall-to-wall windows, providing an uninterrupted view of the breathtaking scenery. Indulge your taste buds with exciting international cuisine at the onboard restaurant. The spacious lounge invites you to unwind and connect with fellow travelers, creating a social and relaxed atmosphere.

M/S Princess Sarah, Nile Cruising

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Cruise

Embark on a journey aboard the M/S Princess Sarah, a luxurious five-star Nile cruise. With its panoramic windows, central air conditioning, and private bathrooms, the cruise offers a sophisticated retreat along the scenic Nile. Indulge in international cuisine at the onboard restaurant, with a diverse range of flavours. The bars and disco provide refined spaces for relaxation and entertainment, while the fully equipped gym, sauna, swimming pool, and jacuzzi ensure moments of rejuvenation. Whether immersing in vibrant nightlife or basking in the sun on the deck, the M/S Princess Sarah promises an unparalleled blend of opulence and enchantment.

Prices & Dates

Departure dates marked with a 'G' are operating. All dates are guaranteed to operate when there are 2 persons booked on the tour. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to solo travellers or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
01 Jun - 08 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
08 Jun - 15 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
15 Jun - 22 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
22 Jun - 29 Jun 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
29 Jun - 06 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
06 Jul - 13 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
13 Jul - 20 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
20 Jul - 27 Jul 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
27 Jul - 03 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
03 Aug - 10 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
10 Aug - 17 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
17 Aug - 24 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
24 Aug - 31 Aug 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
31 Aug - 07 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
07 Sep - 14 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
14 Sep - 21 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
21 Sep - 28 Sep 15% off
AUD $4,795
AUD $4,076
AUD $6,585
AUD $5,597
28 Sep - 05 Oct 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
05 Oct - 12 Oct 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
12 Oct - 19 Oct 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
19 Oct - 26 Oct 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
26 Oct - 02 Nov 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
02 Nov - 09 Nov 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
09 Nov - 16 Nov 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
16 Nov - 23 Nov 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
23 Nov - 30 Nov 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
30 Nov - 07 Dec 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
07 Dec - 14 Dec 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
14 Dec - 21 Dec 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
21 Dec - 28 Dec 15% off
AUD $7,375
AUD $6,269
AUD $10,775
AUD $9,159
28 Dec - 04 Jan 15% off
AUD $7,375
AUD $6,269
AUD $10,775
AUD $9,159
2025
Twin Share
Single Room
04 Jan - 11 Jan 15% off
AUD $7,375
AUD $6,269
AUD $10,775
AUD $9,159
11 Jan - 18 Jan 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
18 Jan - 25 Jan 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
25 Jan - 01 Feb 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
01 Feb - 08 Feb 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
08 Feb - 15 Feb 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
15 Feb - 22 Feb 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
22 Feb - 01 Mar 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
01 Mar - 08 Mar 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
08 Mar - 15 Mar 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
15 Mar - 22 Mar 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
22 Mar - 29 Mar 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
29 Mar - 05 Apr 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
05 Apr - 12 Apr 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
12 Apr - 19 Apr 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221
19 Apr - 26 Apr 15% off
AUD $7,375
AUD $6,269
AUD $10,775
AUD $9,159
26 Apr - 03 May 15% off
AUD $6,045
AUD $5,138
AUD $8,495
AUD $7,221

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Abu Simbel by flight (Air, transfers & guiding. Private tours)
AUD $635
N/A
Abu Simbel by flight (Air only. Private tours)
AUD $415
N/A

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Cairo
Ends
Cairo
Departs
Saturdays
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 32
Hotel Rating
4 star
Tour Guide
Yes - for included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 4, Dinner: 4
Countries
Minimum Age
15 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Yes
Dep. Transfer
Yes
Click to play videoThe city of Cairo at the end of a dusty path in front of the setting sun
Click to play videoThe entrance to the ancient city of Luxor
Ancient ruins standing majestically against the sky in Aswan
Ancient ruins standing majestically against the sky in Aswan
Ancient ruins standing majestically against the sky in Aswan

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