Wonders of Ancient Egypt Package

6 Days From $1495 pp

Cairo, Nile Cruise, Luxor & Aswan

Most Egyptologists believe that the Giza Pyramids were built to be tombs for the ancient Egyptian pharaohs.

The Great Pyramids of Giza

If you are planning a trip to Egypt but don’t have a lot of time, this 5 night/6 day is packed with all the wonders of ancient Egypt, including the Great Pyramids and Sphinx to a cruise down the famed Nile River. You’ll visit Cairo, Giza, Aswan and Luxor with a private guide, a private driver and more.

This Egypt travel package explores the golden heritage of the ancient Egyptian civilization. Your trip to Egypt begins in Cairo and Giza, exploring the Great Pyramids with a trained Egyptologist guide. Wander through ancient Memphis, Saqqara, The Solar Boat, Chephren Pyramid learning about the ancient ways of Egyptian kings and queens.

Take a short flight from Cairo to Aswan where you will tour the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Philae temple as well as a private sailboat ride through the most picturesque portion of the Nile River and Kitchener Island.

Queen Hatshepsut is the most famous, intelligent, and powerful woman in ancient Egypt. She ruled Egypt for 20 years during the New Kingdom time (15th Century B.C.), she is considered on of Egypt’s most successful pharaohs.

Queen Hatshepsut Temple

Next, experience more of Egypt’s Golden Era as you embark on a luxury Nile River cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Your Nile River cruise on board the luxury small ship, Nile Admiral will include stops at Kom Ombo and Edfu temples, both with private Egyptologist guided tours.

In Luxor, a custom tour of the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queen, including private tours of the Karnak and Luxor Temples. The Karnak temple is more than just a temple; it is an open museum and the largest ancient religious site in the whole world. Built for the sacred Theban triad, God Amun-Ra, his wife Goddess Mut, and their son, God Khunsu, more than 30 pharaohs including Hatshepsut, Ramses II, King Tut and more contributed to its construction process.

The River Nile begins in Lake Victoria in Uganda and travels for 4,160 miles through Ethiopia, Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Eritrea, Burundi, Rwanda, and Egypt.

Egypt Nile Cruise

After visiting Karnak and Luxor temples, head to the West Bank of the Nile, where you discover King Tut’s tomb in a private guided tour, and the Queen Hatshipsut temple, where you can wander around the temple of the most famous and powerful women in the ancient Egyptian history.

Our Egypt travel package includes all accommodations, a private Egyptologist guide, a private vehicle, a private driver, internal flights, all entrance fees, taxes, and much more!

Choose this itinerary or customize your own personal trip to Egypt at no additional cost.

Your safety is our primary concern. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. Check the itinerary to learn more about this luxury tour.

To find out more about this Egypt 6 Day Tour, or any of our other Egypt private tours, please feel free to contact us at any time.

 

Osiris Tours Advantages

  • Enjoy a personalized tailor-made trip to Egypt with a private and qualified tour guide, driver, and traditional Egyptian cuisine. Your tour will be customized just for you and will suit your own style, schedule, and budget.
  • Avoid the crowds with your own private guide & private vehicle during your tour around the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx.
  • Learn about the history of Luxor and its monuments on a private custom tour to the Valley of the Kings & Queen, Karnack Temple and Luxor Temple.
  • Wind your way around scenic Aswan islands with your private guide and your private felucca/sailboat.
  • Sail down the Nile on a three-night luxury Nile River cruise on Nile Admiral.
  • Stay in a comfortable and safe hotel, Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel with scenic views of the Great Pyramids.
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.

The Great Pyramids View from Le Meridien Hotel

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Upon arrival at the Cairo airport, our representative will help facilitate the visa process for you and escort you through customs where immigration will meet you. A private transfer will be waiting to pick you up from the airport to transfer to Le Meridien Pyramids hotel.

Accommodation Le Meridien Pyramids (4*)

Le Meridien Pyramids luxury hotel it is located southwest of Cairo and less than one mile from the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids. It is only a few minutes away from the city center and about 40 minutes from Cairo International Airport.

Le Meridien hotel is set in its own landscaped gardens with a unique location by the Great Pyramids. The hotel offers modern designed non-smoking rooms and rooms modified for disabled guests are also available. Recreation and entertainment facilities including a health and fitness center and a seasonal heated outdoor pool are available.


No one can deny that the Sphinx has been a unique symbol of the Ancient Egyptian civilization from its ancient times to the present. It has 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. it is carved out of a single ridge of limestone 240 feet long and 66 feet high.

Ancient Egyptian Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Giza

Day 2: Giza

Today you will wander around the Great Pyramids, ancient Memphis, Saqqara, the Solar Boat, Chephren Pyramid, and the famous Sphinx with your private Egyptologist guide.

The tour includes a private vehicle with a private driver, a trained Egyptologist guide, and entry to the Chephren (Khafre) or Menkaure (Mycerinus) Pyramids, as well as entrance to the Grand Pyramid.

Every day, a limited number of people are allowed inside the Grand Pyramids. Be sure to tell your tour guide the day before, if you are interested.

After visiting the Great Pyramids, enjoy true Egyptian cuisine with lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, experience the sunset with a panoramic view of the Great Pyramids while you are riding a camel or horse (your choice).

The luxury tour includes an Egyptian dinner at one of the best local Bedouin restaurants by the Sphinx.

Accommodation Le Meridien Pyramids (4*)


Philae temple is a hidden gem in Upper Egypt; the history of the temple goes back to the 7th century BC.In 1971, The United Nations with UNESCO helped Egypt to save the temple after the Egyptians built the High Dam. The high level of water was a real threat to the temple, they had to cut the temple into pieces and move it to a higher island, Egilika Island.

Philae Temple in Aswan

Day 3: Cairo – Aswan

Transfer in a private vehicle between Le Meridien hotel and Cairo airport is provided. Flight from Cairo to Aswan is included.

Upon arrival at the Aswan airport, an airport transfer with a private vehicle is provided to the Nile Admiral Nile cruise.

Aswan is located about 550 miles south of Cairo (one hour by flight). It is famous for its natural beauty, the River Nile, its history, and the best places to visit in Egypt such as Philae temple, the Nubian Village, and much more.

Philae temple is located in Aswan, about 560 miles south of the Great Pyramids and 140 miles south of King Tut tomb.  The temple of Goddess Isis or Philae is considered to be a hidden gem in Upper Egypt; the history of the temple goes back to the 7th century BC.In 1971, The United Nations with UNESCO helped Egypt to save the temple after the Egyptians built the High Dam

Temple of Philae on the island of Agilika

In Aswan, start your private tour with a visit to the High Dam, then to the Philae temple. The temple was built on a beautiful island in the middle of the Nile and attracted visitors from all over the ancient world.

Philae temple was pulled out of the water and re-erected on Agilika Island after the Egyptians built the High Dam. The UNESCO and United Nations played an important role in saving Philae temple.

The tour includes a private guided tour to the main granite quarry where you will visit the unfinished obelisk. There, enjoy a practical demonstration of the methods used by ancient craftsmen to cut impressive obelisks and granite statues for thousands of years.

In the afternoon, your guide will take you on a private Felucca (sailboat) ride on the Nile River. Enjoy taking pictures of the most beautiful part of the Nile in Egypt. You will sail around Kitchener Island, the biggest botanical garden in Egypt, founded by Lord Kitchener, the famous British army leader. During your sailing trip, you will get to sail around Aghakhan Mausoleum. There, you will learn from you private Egyptologist guide about one of the most famous love stories that happened at the Aghakhan Mausoleum in the nineteenth century.

Sailing down the Nile From Luxor to Aswan

Egypt Nile Cruise

Accommodation: Nile Admiral (5*)

The luxury Nile Admiral cruise offers a total of 72 double cabins. All cabins are fully air-conditioned and equipped with en-suite bathroom, TV, mini-bar, telephone and safety deposit box.

The restaurant, bar and sundeck seat 150 people and provides comfort and convenience throughout your trip. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and lunch and a set meal at dinner. The bar and deck provide an ideal setting to enjoy a relaxing drink and the scenes of the Nile.


Day 4: Nile

Kom Ombo temple located between Luxor and Aswan. It was built by the Romans for the God Horus and God sobek

Kom Ombo Temple

Early in the morning, the luxury Nile cruise will start the journey from Aswan to Luxor. Relax and enjoy your first breakfast while sailing down the picturesque Nile River.

Later in the morning, you will reach its first destination, Kom Ombo. There, visit your first Greco-Roman temple with your private Egyptologist guide. Kom Ombo temple was dedicated god Sobek, the crocodile god, and god Haroeris, the falcon-headed god.

After your visit to the Kom Ombo temple, continue sailing to Edfu.

In the afternoon, with your private Egyptologist guide and private horse carriage, visit Edfu temple. Edfu temple, also known as the falcon-headed god temple. It was built for God Horus and his wife Goddess Hathor. Hathor was the Goddess of motherhood, beauty, and love.

Accommodation: Nile Admiral (5*)


Day 5: Luxor

the Queen Hatshepsut Temple Hatshepsut Temple (also known as El Deir Al Bahari Temple ) is located in the West Bank of Luxor in Upper Egypt, only 2 miles away from the tomb of King Tut.

Queen Hatshepsut Temple in the West Bank of Luxor

Start your day in Luxor by visiting the West Bank of Luxor. Enjoy the Valley of the Kings with your private Egyptologist guide and your private driver. There you will have the opportunity to visit 3 tombs plus the tomb of King Tut Ankh Amun. There are more than 64 tombs found in the Valley of the Kings, however, most of them are closed for restoration. About 10 tombs at a time remain open to visitors.

The second tour in the West Bank will be to Al-Deir Al-Bahari or Queen Hatshepsut temple. It is less than 5 minutes drive from the Valley of the Kings.

The custom tour includes a private guided tour of the Valley of the Queen and a stop by the huge Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy a local Egyptian lunch. In the afternoon, your tailor-made tour will take you to the Karnak temple.

Luxor temple is located 2 miles away from Karnak temple. Luxor temple was built for the God Amun Ra and his wife Goddess Mut.

Luxor temple in the East Bank of Luxor

Karnak consists of huge pillars, towering columns, massive avenues of sphinxes, and an obelisk that stands 97-feet tall and weighs 323-tons (646000 pounds). Explore Sphinx Avenue, a mile and half sphinx statues, once connected the Karnak and Luxor temples together. At one time, approximately 1500 sphinx statues lined this road. This road was used once a year during the Opet festival (the honeymoon for God Amun Ra & his wife Goddess Mut)

After visiting the Avenue of Sphinxes and the Karnak temple, continue to Luxor Temple. Luxor, once the famous city of Thebes, was the capital of Egypt in the twelfth dynasty.

Accommodation: Nile Admiral (5*)


Day 6: Luxor To Cairo

Transfer in a private vehicle with an English speaking driver between the Nile Admiral River cruise and Luxor airport is provided.

Flight from Luxor to Cairo is included.

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel is beautifully set in its own landscaped gardens with an unrivaled and time-honored location, it is located southwest of Cairo 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.

Pyramids view from Le Meridien Hotel

Le Meridien Pyramids (5*): Cairo

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel is beautifully set in its own landscaped gardens with an unrivaled and time-honored location, it is located southwest of Cairo 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.


Nile Admiral (5*): Nile Cruise

The Nile Admiral Nile cruise offers a total of 72 double cabins. All cabins are fully air-conditioned and equipped with en-suite bathroom, TV, mini-bar, telephone and safety deposit box.

The restaurant, bar and sundeck seat 150 people and provides comfort and convenience throughout your trip. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and lunch and a set meal at dinner. The bar and deck provide an ideal setting to enjoy a relaxing drink and the scenes of the Nile.

Other facilities provided are a swimming pool, table tennis, laundry service, internet/fax/international phone lines, and gift shops.

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