13 Days Classic Egypt Treasures

Embark on an unforgettable 13-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 13-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. The tour also includes a unique visit to Rosetta and a day to explore Cairo’s hidden gems.


  • 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.
  • Visit Rosetta to see where the Rosetta Stone was found.
  • Experience Cairo’s lesser-known secrets and culinary delights.


  • 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.
  • Immersive cultural experiences and unique off-the-beaten-path explorations.


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

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

Day 2: Cairo Tour – Mummies Experience – Pyramids & Camel Ride

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and the Royal Mummies Hall.
  • Visit the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx.
  • Enjoy a camel ride with panoramic views of the pyramids.
  • Optional evening trip to the Sound & Light show.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Sakkara & Memphis Tour

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser and Memphis.
  • Optional evening Nile dinner cruise.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Cairo to Luxor – Luxor Museum

  • Breakfast.
  • Fly to Luxor.
  • Visit Luxor Museum, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.
  • Overnight in Luxor.

Day 5: Nile Cruise – Dandara & Abydos Tour

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit Abydos and the Temple of Hathor in Dandara.
  • Board Nile Cruise.
  • Overnight on the cruise in Luxor.

Day 6: Nile Cruise – King Tut’s Tomb – Valley of Queens

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings, including King Tut’s tomb, Valley of the Queens, and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
  • Lunch on board.
  • Afternoon free at leisure.
  • Overnight on the cruise in Luxor.

Day 7: Nile Cruise

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu.
  • Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris.
  • Lunch on board.
  • Overnight on the cruise in Kom Ombo.

Day 8: Nile Cruise – Nubian Village

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Sail to Aswan.
  • Visit the Temple of Philae.
  • Motorboat trip to a traditional Nubian village.
  • Lunch on board.
  • Overnight on the cruise in Aswan.

Day 9: Aswan – Cairo

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

Day 10: Alexandria

  • Breakfast.
  • Travel to Alexandria.
  • Visit the Library of Alexandria, Roman Amphitheater, St. Mark’s Church, Qaitbay Castle, El Nabi Daniel Mosque, Abbo Elabbas Mosque, Montaza Gardens, and more.
  • Optional lunch at a modern fish restaurant or traditional food place.
  • Overnight in Alexandria.

Day 11: Rosetta Tour

  • Breakfast.
  • Travel to Rosetta.
  • Motorboat trip to see the meeting point of the Nile and the Mediterranean and the castle where the Rosetta Stone was found.
  • Explore Islamic monuments in Rosetta.
  • Return to Cairo.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 12: Cairo’s Best Kept Secrets

  • Breakfast.
  • Explore Cairo’s off-the-beaten-path spots, including local food tastings and a walking tour of Islamic Cairo and Al Moez street.
  • Return to hotel.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 13: Departure

  • Breakfast.
  • Transfer to Cairo airport for departure.


  • 6 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 (Sightseeing included).
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • All visits include entrance fees.
  • All taxes and services.
  • Domestic airfare: Cairo/Luxor & Aswan/Cairo.
  • Transfer by A/C vehicle: Cairo/Alex/Cairo.


  • Visa entry for Egypt (available on arrival upon request).
  • International flights.
  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned.
  • Any 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 Room2130 $2170 $2410 $
Solo traveler3060 $3110 $3200 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room2650 $2700 $2950 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler3670 $3760 $3860 $
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 room4010 $4980 $
Solo traveller5800 $6500 $
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 room5650 $6500 $
Solo traveller8350 $8950 $