Egypt Signature Tour

10 Days From $2399 pp

Cairo, Nile Cruise, Luxor, Aswan & Abu Simbel

uncover the secrets of Giza and Luxor in a luxury private tour

Ancient Egyptian Treasures in Giza and Old Cairo

Uncover the mysterious secrets of the ancient Egyptian relics in our Egypt private tours with your own private Egyptologist guide. This luxury private guided tour of Egypt starts and ends in Cairo, with a deluxe cruise down the Nile River to witness first-hand the most celebrated sights in Egypt.

Learn up close about the Great Pyramids, the unique symbol of the Ancient Egyptian civilization that continues to inspire the imaginations of thousands of travelers, artists, and adventurers from all over the world. Our private Egypt custom tour will take you to and around the Great Pyramids, exploring places such as the Chephren Pyramid, the famous Sphinx and the Solar boat, all with a trained Egyptologist.

Enjoy incredible panoramic views of the Great Pyramids at sunset as your private guide takes you on a desert adventure by camel or horse.

Egypt Nile Cruise sailing down the Nile between Luxor and Aswan

Luxury Nile Cruise

Imagine sailing down the famous Nile River in an all-suite cruise ship, the luxurious Sonesta St. George. Along the scenic cruise, you will stop to explore private guided tours of the East and West banks of Luxor, the Valley of the Kings, and Valley of the Queens, Karnak temple, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan.

Your custom Egypt tour continues to Abu Simbel, where you will embark on a private tour of the most beautiful temple in Upper Egypt. The Abu Simbel temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site carved out of the mountainside. Pharaoh Ramesses II built the temple in 13th century BC for himself and his queen, Nefertari.

When you return to colorful city of Cairo, you will enjoy private guided tours of the Fortress of Babylon and the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, home to the tomb of King Tut.

King Ramses II celebrated his love to Queen Nefertari by building her the great temple of Abu Simbel temple in Nubia, south of Aswan. There is no wonder why historians found love poetry written by the king Ramses II for his dead queen in Nefertari’s tomb.

Ramses II and his wife Nefertari

Osiris Egypt Tour Packages include all accommodations in the best and safest hotels and Nile River cruise, private and qualified Egyptologist guide, private vehicle, and all internal flights, entrance fees to temples, tombs, museums, parks, all local taxes, and much more!

Our itineraries are a guideline. You may choose this itinerary, or completely design your own at no additional cost for a truly unique customized Egypt tour experience.

Your safety is our number one concern. You can relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. Check the itinerary to learn about this tour.

To find out more about this Egypt 10 Day Tour, or any of our other Egypt luxury tours, please feel free to contact us at any time.

 

Osiris Tours Advantages

  • Enjoy a customized Egypt tour with a private Egyptologist guide, driver, traditional Egyptian cuisine, and all internal flights. We will personalize your tour for you to suit your needs and schedules
  • Avoid the crowds with exclusive access, your own private guide & private vehicle during your custom tour around the Great Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Uncover the secrets of the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens in the West Bank of Luxor in your private guided tour.
  • Tour and discover the beauty of Egypt while sailing down the Nile in one of our Luxury Nile cruises.
  • Visit Abu Simbel temple in a private guided tour and learn about the history of Ramses II and his wife Nefertiti
  • Stay in comfortable, safe and luxury hotels including Meridien Pyramids Hotel and Luxurious Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo including round-trip flights between Cairo, and Aswan.
Most Egyptologists believe that the Giza Pyramids were built to be tombs for the ancient Egyptian pharaohs

The Great Pyramids View from Le Meridien Hotel

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

An airport representative who will facilitate the visa process and escort you through customs and immigration will meet you in the tunnel. Continue on to the baggage claim hall and finally to the passenger pick up. Here, connect with the Osiris Tours representative associate who will arrange your private airport transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Le Meridien Pyramids (5*)

Le Meridien Pyramids luxury hotel is beautifully set in its own landscaped gardens with an unrivaled and time-honored location, it is located southwest of Cairo, Egypt and less than one mile from the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids. It is a twenty minutes drive from the city center and 45 minutes from Cairo International Airport.

With optimum taste and comfort in mind, the state of the art rooms and suites are generously sized, offering the latest in-room facilities and services. Non-smoking rooms and rooms modified for disabled guests are also available. Recreation and entertainment facilities include a health and fitness center, a heated outdoor pool (seasonal), tanning beds and live entertainment.


Day 2: Cairo

The Sphinx inspired the imaginations of thousands of artists, poets, adventurers, scholars, and travelers from all over the world. For centuries, the Sphinx has inspired endless speculation about its age, its meaning and the secrets that it might hold.The Great Sphinx of Giza was constructed in the 4th Dynasty (2575 – 2467 B.C by the Pharaoh Khafre

The Great Sphinx of Giza

Enjoy a private custom tour, which explores the Great Pyramids, ancient Memphis, Saqqara, the Solar Boat, Chephren Pyramid, and the famous Sphinx.

This luxury tour includes a private vehicle with driver, a trained Egyptologist, and entry to the Chephren (Khafre) or Menkaure (Mycerinus) Pyramids, as well as the Solar Boat. Entrance to the Grand Pyramids is not included. Be aware that a limited number of people are allowed inside the Grand Pyramids daily.

Make sure to inform your guide the night before if you wish to enter the Grand Pyramids.

A buffet lunch at a great local restaurant is provided.

The Great Pyramids of Giza were covered with casing stones. The casing stones were made of highly polished limestone. The ancient Egyptians covered the Great Pyramids with casing stones so it can reflect the sun’s light. The reflected sun’s light with the casing stone made the pyramid shine and look like a jewel. You can see the remaining of the casing stone still in the top of the Great Pyramid.

Sunset Camel Ride by the Great Pyramids.

In the afternoon, you will be picked up before sunset from your hotel to travel to the desert. Your private guide will lead you out into the desert on your choice of camel or horse, where you can enjoy watching the sunset with a panoramic view of the Great Pyramids. This evening includes a stop for dinner at a Bedouin restaurant.

Accommodation: Le Meridien Pyramids (5*)


Day 3: Cairo – Luxor

Discover the history of ancient Egypt in a private guided trip.

Egyptian Treasures

Transfer in a private vehicle between your hotel and the airport is provided.

Flight from Cairo to Luxor is provided.

An airport transfer with a private vehicle in Luxor is provided.

In the afternoon, enjoy a private custom tour with a qualified Egyptologist guide exploring the East Bank of Luxor. Visit the most impressive temples of Karnak and Luxor with your own personal guide.

You will start by visiting the Karnak temple. Walk along the Sphinx Avenue to enter the complex, as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. Continue to Luxor Temple, which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a one-mile long Sphinx Avenue.

Luxury Nile cruise sailing between Luxor and Aswan

Luxury Nile Cruise

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess (5*)

An all-suite cruise ship, the luxury Sonesta Star Goddess Nile cruise features 33 suites named after famous composers, giving it a touch of elegance and sophistication. The ship comprises 27 deluxe Beethoven Suites (each 131f), 4 lush Mozart Suites (each 114f), and 2 superior Chopin Suites (each 171f). Each of the 33 suites has a private terrace and is designed to offer maximum comfort and space. The Sun Deck overlooks the water, while serving light meals and a variety of cocktails. In between stops at different land sites along the way, there are plenty of activities. Entertainment includes a discotheque, themed parties, and dance performances. All units are spacious suites, giving the ship a touch of elegance and sophistication. After your private guided tours of ancient sites, you can relax in the ship’s swimming pool, enjoy a massage in the full-service spa, or run on the ship’s jogging track. Fine dining in the restaurant and nightly entertainment caps off a memorable day.


The Valley of the Kings in the West Bank of Luxor, here where the tomb of King Tut

The Valley of the Kings

Day 4: Nile

Today you will explore some of the most incredible sites of the country. You will visit the Valley of the Kings in a private custom tour where you will have the chance to explore three tombs. Tombs were constructed for the kings, including king Tut, and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom.

Then it’s off to the nearby Valley of the Queens and the recently renovated mortuary temple of the most powerful and famous woman in ancient Egyptian history, Queen Hatshepsut. The tour includes a visit to the huge Colossi of Memnon, which are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

In the afternoon, enjoy sailing down the Nile from Luxor towards Aswan.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess (5*)


Day 5: Nile

Luxury Niles Cruises Between Luxor and Aswan

Sailing Down the Nile Between Luxor and Aswan

The luxury Nile cruise will reach its first destination, Edfu town, where you will visit the falcon- headed god temple of the God Horus and his wife Goddess Hathor.

With your private Egyptologist, enjoy visiting the Nile sided Temple of Horus, the falcon god, considered the best preserved cult temple in Egypt. Built later than most, the temple dates to the Ptolemaic era from 237 to 57 BC. Despite its later date, it reflects traditional pharaonic architecture and provides an excellent example of how the temples once looked. Edfu (Temple of Horus) is also very large: the second largest in Egypt after Karnak Temple.

Accommodation: Sonesta Star Goddess (5*)


Day 6: Nile

Kom Ombo temple is located in Upper Egypt between Luxor and sawn, about 85 miles south Luxor and 35 miles North of Aswan. The history of this beautiful temple dates back to the Graeco – Roman period (332 B.C – 395 A.D). What’s special about this temple, it is in fact a double temple. It was dedicated to God Horus, the falcon headed god and God Sobek, the crocodile god.

Kom Ombo Temple

In the morning, you will visit a unique Greco Roman temple dedicated to two gods: Sobek, the crocodile god, and Haroeris, the sun god. The Temple in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC, during a period known as the Ptolemaic era, and had additions built on to it during Roman times.

After visiting Komombo temple, the ship will continue sailing towards Aswan.

In Aswan, start your private guided tour with a visit to the impressive Aswan High Dam, then to the Temple of Philae, which was dedicated to the Goddess of magic. The temple was build on Philae island and attracted pilgrims from all over the ancient world. When the Egyptians built the High Dam, Philae temple was pulled out of the water and re-erected on Agilika island.

Stop at the old site of the main granite quarry to visit the unfinished obelisk. You will see a practical demonstration of the methods used by ancient craftsmen to cut impressive obelisks and granite statues.

In the afternoon your private guide will pick you up for your private Felucca ( sailboat) ride where you will tour on the Nile and to take pictures of the most beautiful part of the Nile in Egypt. Your sailboat will sail around Kitchener Island, the biggest botanical garden that was started by the famous British army leader, Lord Kitchener. During your sailing trip, you will get to sail around Aghakhan Mausoleum, and Elephantine island as well.

Accommodation : Sonesta Star Goddess (5*)


Day 7: Aswan – Abu Simbel – Cairo

Ramsses II and Nefertari were married for over 24 years, Ramses II married Nefertari when he was fifteen years old and she was thirteen. Nefertari’s tomb in the Valley of the Queens is one of the most decorated, beautiful and colorful tombs. The paintings in her tomb were not only incredibly beautiful but they contain a wealth of information on the Egyptian beliefs about the judgment and trip of the afterlife.

Ramses II and Nefertari

Private transfer with a private vehicle between your hotel and Aswan airport is provided.

Flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel is provided.

Flight from Abu Simbel to Cairo is provided.

Private transfer with a private vehicle in Cairo is provided.

You will take a flight from the airport at Aswan to Abu Simbel (45 minutes, flight included) where you will meet your private guide for a private custom tour of the most beautiful temples in Nubia and Upper Egypt, Abu Simbel temple. Abu Simbel temple was built by Ramses II for his favorite wife, Queen Nefertari.

After visiting Abu Simbel temple, your private guide will take you back to Abu Simbel airport, where you will take another flight to Cairo (2 hours, flight included). Your private guide will take you from Cairo airport to your hotel.

*Abu Simbel Temple is an optional tour, you may fly directly from Aswan to Cairo if you don’t want to include Abu Simbel Temple in your tour package.

This luxury hotel is such a hidden gem located on the bank of the River Nile. The hotel offers the most luxurious room design and technology to best serve it unique customers. With its amazing panorama of the Nile and the beauty of Cairo, the Fairmont Nile City, stands as the best choice for such a luxury trip to the lands of Pharaohs.

The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City

Fairmont Nile City (5*): Cairo

Fairmont Nile City luxury hotel in Cairo offers a delightful series of contrasts. Equipped with the most advanced design and technology to serve the needs of the discerning traveler, this luxury Cairo hotel is also intimately attuned to its surroundings.

With sweeping panoramas of the Nile River, and views of the Pyramids in the distance, Cairo’s natural beauty and ancient history are always in sight from Fairmont Nile City. Added to this panoply of wonders are special features such as culinary adventures at the city’s finest restaurants.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)


Explore the history of Old Cairo in a luxury tour

Old Cairo

Day 8: Cairo

With your private guide and private vehicle, begin the day with a custom tour of one of the most ancient ruins in Cairo; explore the remains of the Fortress of Babylon.

First built by the Persians around the 6th century BC, these ruins are indeed Cairo’s original structure. Within the confines you will find the Church of St. Sergius, where the Holy Family is reported to have stayed, and the Hanging Church, the seat of the Coptic patriarchate for centuries. Visit the Church of Saint Barbara, a charming monument commemorating a 4th century local saint. End the day with a visit to the Coptic Museum and enjoy its unique pieces.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)


The Egyptian museum holds more than 120,000 pieces of monuments

The Egyptian Museum, Home of King Tut

Day 9: Cairo

Discover the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and its Mummy Room in privates guided tour. The museum holds the tomb of King Tut, Egypt’s most famous boy King

During this evening custom tour, enjoy a delicious luxury Egyptian dinner at Naguib Mahfouz, located in the heart of the Khan Khalili bazaar in Cairo. Stroll down the Al Moaz Street and view the largest concentration of medieval architectural treasures from the Islamic world.

The luxury custom tour includes a private visit to Beit El Seheimy. Normally, this location would be closed to the public during the evening, but this exclusive tour provides access.

A qualified private guide, a private vehicle, and private driver are provided.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)


Day 10: Cairo

Transfer in private vehicle between your hotel and Cairo airport is provided.

This beautiful hotel has such a unique location with its private landscape gardens, it is very close to the Great Pyramids and Sphinx, only one mile away from the pyramids and few minutes from the down town and the airport.

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel

Le Meridien Pyramids (5*): Cairo

This beautiful hotel has such a unique location with its private landscape gardens, it is very close to the Great Pyramids and Sphinx, only one mile away from the pyramids and few minutes from the down town and the airport.

With its generously sized rooms and suites, the Meridien Pyramids hotel offers its own taste of art and design. It also offers modified rooms for disabled customers and non smoking rooms.

The beautiful Le Meridien offers variety of entertainment facilities such as spa, heated outdoor pool, live music and entertainment plus fitness and health center.


Sonesta Star Goddess (5*): Nile Cruise

The Sonesta Star Goddess is considered one of the most luxurious Nile cruises in Egypt. It offers over 30 suite rooms, which are named after famous composers.

Sonesta Star Goddess offers variety of suites such as the Beethoven suites (130 feet each), Mozart suites (114 foot each) and the most luxurious Chopin suites (170 feet each).

Every suite has its own terrace and was designed to offer the best luxury and comfort experience to its guests.

The Sonesta Star Goddess guests can relax on its luxury sundeck and enjoy light meals, snacks, cocktails and variety of drinks.

The ship offers lots of entrtainment and fun activities such as Galabya parties, belly dancer, and Egyptian folclor shows.

The Sonesta Star Goddess offers fine dinning restaurant, massage, spa room, and swimming pool so after your private custom tours, you will go back to relax and enjoy the best of Egypt in a luxury custom tour


Fairmont Nile City (5*): Cairo

This luxury hotel is such a hidden gem located on the bank of the River Nile.

The hotel offers the most luxurious room design and technology to best serve it unique customers. With its amazing panorama of the Nile and the beauty of Cairo, the Fairmont Nile City, stands as the best choice for such a luxury trip to the lands of Pharaohs.

With its unique location and luxury rooms, the hotel hotel is certain to be an experience that is memorable and utterly magnificent.

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