13 Day Luxury Egypt Cruise Tour – Cairo, Nile Cruise, Red Sea (+Optional Tours)

Enjoy an unforgettable vacation with our classic 13 Day Luxury Egypt Cruise Tour; a travel experience which is well and truly flawless in every way. Our Nile cruise and stays include 5-Star hotel accommodation; a 5-Star luxury Nile cruise; professional Egyptologist guided tours, and some quality leisure time at the Red Sea coast, our 13 day luxury Egypt tour has everything necessary to ensure that lifelong memories are guaranteed.

Visit the famous Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx; the Egyptian Museum; Valley of the Kings; Karnak; Temple of Horus; Temple of Isis; Temple of Medinet Habu and so much more with our flawless luxury Egypt tours. Get ready for one of the most incredible journeys of your life, a trip through ancient Egypt in the lap of luxury.

From: US$ 4900.00 /person




DAY 1 – Arrive Cairo for Luxury Egypt Cruise Tour

Welcome to Egypt, Land of the Pharaohs, and one of the most fascinating countries in the world. When you arrive in Cairo, the lively capital of Egypt for your 13 Day Luxury Egypt Cruise package, one of our tour managers will meet you and then escort you to the hotel where you will be staying for the first three nights of your holiday.

There are no tours scheduled for your first day in Egypt, so once you have checked in, our tour manager will discuss your travel itinerary with you, and then the rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you wish.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing, or head out and explore your surroundings on your own. If you want to make your first night in Egypt extra special, why not treat yourself to a fantastic dinner cruise on the River Nile in Cairo?

Included: Free Welcome Drink at your hotel

DAY 2 – Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum

On the 2nd day of your Luxury Egypt Cruise, the focus is on the ancient pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. In the morning, at the confirmed time, one of our Egyptologist guides and one of our drivers will fetch you and take you for a tour of the ancient Giza necropolis to see the Great Pyramids of Giza; the Sphinx; the Valley Temple, and more. After your tour, enjoy a nice lunch at a good local restaurant and then it will be time for you to visit the Egyptian Museum.

This museum has more than 120,000 ancient artifacts on display, including all the items and treasures that were found in the tomb of King Tutankhamen, and that are now on display in the museum’s Treasures Room. Once you are finished at the museum, your guide and driver will return you to your hotel and you will have the rest of the day to yourself.

Want to save your travel memories with incredible photos? For an extra $150, you can have your own professional photographer for two (2) hours at the pyramids. This photo session includes 20 edited high quality photos in printed album, plus a CD with a minimum of 100 edited digital images.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 3 – Cairo Sightseeing Tour

This day of your Luxury Egypt Cruise will see you visiting a number of the top Cairo tourist attractions with your Egyptologist guide and driver. First, you will be taken to see is the medieval Citadel of Salah El Din. While at the Citadel, you will also visit the Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Unlike at many other mosques, tourists are allowed to enter the mosque except during prayer times.

The Citadel is also home to several other attractions, including the Police Museum; the Military Museum, and more. After spending some time exploring the Citadel, you will again be taken for lunch at a nice local restaurant, and then you will visit the 14th-century Khan el Khalili Bazaar and open market. The bazaar is one of those places which every visitor to Egypt needs to experience at least once, either to do some shopping, or to get a feel of what life is like for the average Egyptian living in Cairo. Explore the bazaar at leisure and the when you are ready to leave, just let your guide know and then you will be taken back to your hotel enjoy the rest of the day as you wish.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 4 – Domestic Flight to Aswan and Oberoi Philae Embarkation

Your luxury trip on the Nile gets underway today, so check-out from the hotel will be shortly after breakfast, at which point you will travel to the airport to board a short flight to Aswan for your luxurious Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. When you land in Aswan, you will again be met by one of our tour managers, and then taken to board the luxurious Oberoi Philae which will be your luxury home on the river for the next 6 nights of your stay in Egypt.

Enjoy lunch on the cruiser and then you will have some free time for yourself. At around 16h00, you will leave the cruise ship and one of our Egyptologist guides will accompany you and a small group of our other clients on a motorboat trip to visit the Nubian Museum. After this visit, the boat will take you back to your cruise ship again, and a short while later there will be a Cocktail Reception with some entertainment, after which the crew will begin serving dinner. This night of your trip along the Nile will be spent in your cabin on the river at Aswan.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 5 – Kom Ombo Temple and Aswan Tour

The Oberoi Philae will depart from Aswan at about 06h00 and you will have your breakfast on the Nile while you cruise to Kom Ombo where you will be taken to see the Kom Ombo Temple, an ancient Egyptian twin-temple complex. After your tour, your boat will cruise back to Aswan, and at about 14h00 your guide will take you and the other members of your group to see the remarkable Aswan High Dam and the ancient Temple of Philae.

Return to the ship after your tour and enjoy another Cocktail Reception before sitting down to another good on-board dinner. This night of your cruise will also be spent on the river at Aswan.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6 – Temple of Horus and Overnight at Esna

Your cruise ship will leave Aswan at 07h00 today and it will cruise to Edfu, so you will have ample to for relaxing and admiring the view as the river slides by. At 14h00, you will once again leave the vessel, and your guide will take you to see the Temple of Horus which is the best-preserved ancient Egyptian temple ever discovered in Egypt. After this tour, the ship will sail to Esna where you will be spending this night of your luxury cruise on the Nile.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 7 – Luxor East Bank Tour

Enjoy another relaxing morning on the ship while you cruise to Luxor. Breakfast and lunch will be served at the usual times, and then at 14h00 you will enjoy another guided tour. During this time to visit the sprawling ruins of the vast Karnak Temple complex, and also the Luxor museum, both of which are located on the East Bank of the Nile at Luxor. After you are finished at the museuem, you will return to the cruise ship in time for another good dinner, and a relaxing night on the Nile at Luxor.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 8 – Luxor West Bank Tour and Temple of Dendara

Your luxury Egypt cruise tour gets off to an early start today; leaving the ship with your guide at around 07h00 for a tour on the West Bank of the Nile. During this tour you will be taken to see some of Egypt’s most cherished ancient sites, including Valley of the Kings; the Temple of Medinet Habu; the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon.

The Valley of Kings served as a royal burial ground during the New Kingdom period and is home to more than 60 ancient tombs. It is one of the most visited ancient sites in Egypt

Soon after arriving back on the cruise ship, lunch will be served out on the river while you cruise along the Nile to Qena. At 18h00 you will be taken for another excursion, this time to visit the ancient Temple of Dendara which was dedicated to Hathor, Goddess of Music, Love and Joy. This tour typically lasts for about an hour and a half, so today dinner will be served slightly later than usual and you will spend this night of your luxury Nile adventure on the river at Qena.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 9 – Temple of Abydos and Luxor Temple

After breakfast, your guide will take you and the other members of your group to see the ancient Temple of Dendara, and then at 12h00 the cruise ship will depart and it will then cruise back to Luxor, with lunch served along the way. After lunch, you will have most of the afternoon to yourself, and then at 17h00 you will enjoy another excursion in Luxor, this time to the beautiful Luxor Temple which is located on the East Bank of the Nile. Enjoy another good dinner on the cruise ship, and enjoy the last night of your cruise on the Nile at Luxor.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 10 – Cruise Disembarkation and Transfer to Sahl Hashish

Your luxurious trip on the Nile has now come to an end. Disembarkation from your cruise will happen shortly after you have had your breakfast, and then you travel to Sahl Hashish where you will check-in at a fabulous 5-Star resort. The drive from Luxor takes about 3 hours. Sahl Hashish is about a 30 minute drive from the center of Hurghada on Egypt’s Red Sea coast, so Hurghada is close enough if you want to do some serious shopping or partying, but it is also far away enough to ensure that you can enjoy peace and quiet.

Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 11 and DAY 12 – Leisure Time with Optional Tours

There are no tours or excursions scheduled for these two days of your Luxury Egypt Cruise. Instead, they are free/open days which you can enjoy as you wish, although there are lots of optional tours and activities available in the area if you would rather not spend these two days relaxing.

This area enjoys a very pleasant Mediterranean climate.  Hurghada is a very popular destination for affordable beach holidays and is also famous for its magnificent snorkeling and SCUBA diving sites. There is also a very nice national park nearby. Please feel free to discuss optional tours and/or activities with you tour guide or when you book your 13 Day Egypt Luxury Tour.

Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 13 – Flight to Cairo and Final Departure

Unfortunately, your travel adventure in Egypt has come to an end. After checking out from your 5-Star retreat, we will drive you to the airport in Hurghada where you will board a domestic flight back to Cairo. When you land in Cairo, your tour manager will meet you and then escort you to the international departures hall in time for you to board your flight out of Egypt. Thank you for booking your luxury Egypt Cruise travel adventure through us, and we wish you a safe and pleasant trip back home.

Meals Included: Breakfast


What is included in your Luxury Egypt Cruise Tour
  • One of our tour representatives present at airports to meet you and see you off for all arrivals and departures
  • Entry visa provided on arrival at Cairo International Airport
  • Assistance available from our customer service department throughout your stay in Egypt
  • All transfers/tours in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo (including daily breakfast)
  • Accommodation for 6 nights on board 5-star cruise (full board)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Hurghada (including daily breakfast)
  • Domestic flights from Cairo to Aswan and from Hurghada back to Cairo
  • All Sightseeing tours during your cruise (Small group tours)
  • English speaking tour guides for all tours
  • Entrance fees to the sites and attractions featured in the travel itinerary
  • All meals listed in the travel itinerary
  • Free bottled water during tours
  • All taxes & service charges – the price you see is the price you pay
NOTE: All tours in Cairo are private tours, and all tours during your cruise on the Nile are small group tours.


What is NOT included in your Luxury Egypt Cruise
  • International air travel to and from Egypt
  • Optional tours mentioned or not mentioned in your Luxury Egypt Cruise
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping kitty



  • Le Riad Hotel de Charme, Cairo (5-Star)
  • Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh Hotel (5-Star)


  • Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise (5-Star)


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Prices for our Cairo and cruise travel package are quoted per person in US$ and valid until the 30th of September 2023, except during the Easter, Christmas and New Year holidays.



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Explore Egypt your way by selecting only the attractions you want to visit!


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Explore Egypt your way by selecting only the attractions you want to visit

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