By joining this trip with Inside Egypt, you will be able to take advantage of a private entrance to the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx & enjoy the wonders, taking in the treasures of the Egyptian Museum. A shopping trip to the legendary Khan el-Khalili bazaar is included, where you can pick up some treasures of your own. You will spend a relaxing journey on our luxury cruise ship down the majestic River Nile from Luxor to Aswan and vice versa, experiencing the local way of life along the way. When in Luxor you can get lost in history, exploring the temples of the pharaohs and entering their tombs, which are carved into the rocks, the beautiful hieroglyphics are still intact in many of the tombs.
Our tour guides will share their infectious passion for the history & culture of their amazing country & will bring out your inner explorer!
Price per person: 3595 USD for double room (deposit is only 500 USD during booking!). If you are traveling alone, you can share a room with another tour member. If you would like to have a single room, the single supplement costs an extra 650 USD.
- $500 deposit during booking.
- Full payment is due two months before the tour.
Payments can be made via bank transfers or credit cards. We accept Visa and MasterCard with 3-D Secure.
Five Star Accommodation - 7 nights in Five Star hotels in Cairo; 6 nights onboard a Five Star Deluxe Nile Cruise Ship; Domestic flights during the tour (Cairo - Luxor; Luxor - Cairo); 3 meals a day – breakfast, lunch and dinner; All sightseeing tours; bottled water during the sightseeing; English speaking guide; English speaking tour leader; Transfers in air-conditioned buses; Airport meet and greet; Airport Arrival & Departure transfers; Government taxes; Private entrance to the Great Pyramid of Khufu; Special entrance to the Sphinx Enclosure; Health Insurance.
International flights to/from Cairo in Egypt (we can help you with booking); Visa cost (visa is only $25 and issued on arrival at Cairo airport).
The option to upgrade your room, whether in the hotels in Cairo or on the cruise ship, is available upon request. Information regarding upgrade availability and prices will be provided before you begin your trip. Please note the upgrade availabilities will be limited.
Guests who are traveling alone should consider sharing a room with another tour member to avoid paying an extra charge for a single room. If you would like to share a room with another traveler, please choose the ‘Share’ option when booking your tour. You will always be matched with a guest of the same gender and we will attempt to place you with a guest of the same age group.
If you and another guest on the tour would like to share a room, but have booked your tours separately, please contact us with both names and let us know you would like to share a room.
If you are booking for two guests and choose one room, you will automatically be allocated the same room as the person you are booking with.
If you are arriving a few days before the start of the tour or staying a few more days after the tour ends, please let us know so we can make the necessary arrangements for your hotel accommodation and airport transfers.
The first day of the tour is dedicated to arrivals as our guests will be arriving throughout the day. We recommend you try to book a flight that arrives in the afternoon to allow you time to unpack and rest before dinner.
The final day of the tour (Day 14) will be dedicated to departures and the check-out time at the hotel is at 12pm.
All guests will be greeted by an Inside Egypt representative at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Transfers from the hotel to the airport are also provided for departures.
Guests are responsible for booking their international flights to and from Egypt. Please make sure to send us a copy of your flight itinerary so we can arrange your airport transfers. Feel free to contact us if you need assistance booking your international flights.
Our tour itinerary includes all of the major attractions and is sure to please you. Additional excursions are available for guests who would like to add on to our standard itinerary.
The additional excursions are scheduled around the main itinerary to avoid any conflicts should you choose to add them to your trip.
Below is a list of sites and excursions you can add to your trip.
Camel caravan – 90$
Join us for an hour-long camel ride through the golden desert in Sahara City. Enjoy beautiful sunrise views with the Pyramids of Giza in the background as we experience traditional Egyptian folklore and learn of customs and stories of a past civilization. The expedition will be an astounding way to begin your adventure in Egypt. Following the early morning ride, we will return to the hotel for breakfast and kickstart the tour.
Valley of the Queens & Nefretari's Tomb - 155$
The Valley of the Queens served as the burial site of the queens and some royal children of the 19th and 20th dynasties (1292-1075 B.C). There are more than 90 known tombs, usually consisting of an entrance passage, a few short halls, and a sarcophagus chamber. You will visit three very well preserved tombs in the Valley, as well as the famous Queen Nefretari's tomb, known as the most beautiful tomb in Egypt. Nefertiti's tomb has been closed for many years and has recently opened for sightseeing.
The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu - 95$
Hot air balloon trip over Luxor and the Nile river - 155$
For unbeatable views of Luxor's famous temples, take a hot-air balloon trop over the River Nile's West Bank. Away from the crowds in the peaceful glow of dawn, your sunrise flight over Egypt's ancient monuments promises to be a highlight of your visit. The hot air balloon trip will give you the opportunity to take the most stunning photographs.
The Grand Egyptian Museum - 320$
An unusual, unique treat for history lovers!
Be one of the first people to enter the Grand Egyptian museum & see artifacts that no other tourist has ever seen before!
It may sound unbelievable, but we can make it possible! Thanks to Inside Egypt’s efforts and our work alongside the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, we are proud to announce that you will be able to enter the Grand Egyptian Museum even though it is still under construction!
You will be able to see the artifacts that no one has ever seen before, as they were previously hidden in the basement of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. You will see genuine artifact’s which at the moment are being cleaned in special restoration rooms. The entrance to these rooms is strictly limited & even many renowned archaeologists aren’t able to enter!
Our guests will be the only ones amongst millions of tourists to visit Egypt between 2020 and 2021, who will have chance to enter the Grand Egyptian Museum before its opening and see the world's most breathtaking treasures before anyone else! What is more, one of the museum's managers will personally show you the rooms with the special artifacts!
The fee for this special permission will help to support the construction of the museum, thus everyone taking part in this optional trip will participate in building the largest museum in the world!
At the edge of the ancient pyramids of Giza, 5,000 construction workers are building the long-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum. Costing more than $1 billion, this 5.2-million-square-foot structure will become the world's largest museum! Its General Director, Al-Tayeb Abbas, says: "This will be the museum of the 21st century".
The grand Hall entrance is subject to availability.
Old & Islamic Cairo - 1-day add-on organized on the standard arrival day (day 1)