11 Days in Egypt: Cairo, Alexandria & Nile Cruise By Flight

Embark on an unforgettable 11-day journey through the heart of Egypt, exploring the vibrant cities of Cairo and Alexandria, and experiencing the timeless beauty of the Nile River. This comprehensive tour is perfect for those seeking to delve deep into Egypt’s rich history, culture, and archaeological wonders.


This 11-day itinerary offers a perfect blend of historical exploration, cultural immersion, and luxurious relaxation. You’ll visit iconic landmarks such as the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo. In Alexandria, discover the ancient lighthouse and the modern Library of Alexandria. Enjoy a serene Nile cruise, visiting significant temples and ancient sites along the way.


  • Visit the Egyptian Museum and the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Explore the ancient city of Alexandria, including the Library of Alexandria and Qaitbay Castle.
  • Cruise the Nile River, stopping at the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Temple of Karnak.
  • Discover the temples of Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Philae in Aswan.
  • Optional visit to the majestic Abu Simbel temples.


  • Expert-guided tours offering deep insights into Egypt’s history and culture.
  • Comfortable accommodations in Cairo, Alexandria, and aboard a luxury Nile cruise.
  • Convenient domestic flights and all transfers included.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing with entrance fees covered.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

  • Arrival at Cairo airport.
  • Transfer to the hotel.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Pyramids & Egyptian Museum

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum and the Great Pyramids.
  • View the Sphinx and the Valley Temple.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Sakkara & Memphis Tour

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser and Memphis.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Cairo to Luxor – East Bank Tour

  • Breakfast.
  • Fly to Luxor.
  • Visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple.
  • Board Nile Cruise.
  • Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Nile Cruise – West Bank Tour

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon.
  • Overnight on the cruise.

Day 6: Nile Cruise

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and the Temple of Kom Ombo.
  • Overnight on the cruise.

Day 7: Nile Cruise – Aswan

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Sail to Aswan.
  • Visit the High Dam and Philae Temple.
  • Overnight on the cruise.

Day 8: Aswan to Cairo

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Optional Abu Simbel tour.
  • Fly back to Cairo.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 9: Alexandria Day Tour

  • Breakfast.
  • Travel to Alexandria.
  • Visit the Library of Alexandria, Roman Amphitheater, St. Mark’s Church, and Qaitbay Castle.
  • Overnight in Alexandria.

Day 10: Cairo Free Day

  • Breakfast.
  • Optional tour of Cairo’s Citadel and Old Coptic Cairo.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 11: Departure

  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer to Cairo airport for departure.


  • 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 4 Nights on Nile Cruise (Luxor & Aswan) full board with sightseeing included.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx.
  • 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Sakkara & Memphis.
  • 1 Day tour in Alexandria.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • All entrance fees.
  • All taxes and services.
  • Domestic airfare: Cairo/Luxor & Aswan/Cairo.
  • Transfer by A/C vehicle: Cairo/Alexandria/Cairo.


  • Visa entry for Egypt (available on arrival upon request).
  • International flights.
  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Optional tours.
  • Drinks during meals.

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1730 $1760 $1950 $
Solo traveler2620 $2665 $2750 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room2155 $2190 $2440 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler3145 $3195 $3285 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2930 $3640 $
Solo traveller4110 $4610 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room4380 $4930 $
Solo traveller6000 $6400 $