9 Days Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise Tour

Experience the best of Egypt in just 9 days with our Cairo, Fayoum, and Nile Cruise tour. Explore the iconic landmarks of Cairo, visit the stunning natural wonders of Fayoum, and cruise down the Nile River on a luxurious ship. This tour is the perfect way to discover the hidden gems of Egypt and immerse yourself in its rich history and culture.


This 9-day tour takes you on a journey through Egypt’s most iconic sites, as well as some of its lesser-known but equally stunning destinations. You will explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar in Cairo before heading to the stunning Fayoum Oasis, where you will visit the Qarun Lake, Wadi Rayan, and the Mudawara Mountain. The tour ends with a 5-day Nile River cruise, where you will visit the temples of Karnak, Luxor, and Philae, and sail through the beautiful landscapes of the Nile Valley.


  • Visit the iconic Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx
  • Explore the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • Wander through the colorful Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • Discover the stunning natural wonders of Fayoum, including Qarun Lake and Wadi Rayan
  • Marvel at the Mudawara Mountain and its unique rock formations
  • Take a 5-day Nile River cruise and visit the temples of Karnak, Luxor, and Philae
  • Enjoy the scenic views of the Nile Valley and the surrounding landscapes


  • Experienced English-speaking guides
  • Comfortable transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Luxury Nile River cruise ship with full board and entertainment
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Mineral water and soft drinks during transportation
  • All taxes and service charges


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, and Egyptian Museum

Day 3: Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and Islamic Cairo

Day 4: Fayoum Oasis – Qarun Lake and Wadi Rayan

Day 5: Fayoum Oasis – Mudawara Mountain and Valley of Whales

Day 6-9: Nile River Cruise – Karnak, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Philae temples


  • Accommodation in 4- or 5-star hotels (including breakfast)
  • Domestic flights within Egypt
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Sightseeing tours with English-speaking guides
  • Nile River cruise with full board and entertainment
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Mineral water and soft drinks during transportation
  • All taxes and service charges


  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, and internet)
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, and cruise staff (recommended)

Pricing information:

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 Room1405 $1430 $1580 $
Solo traveler2255 $2290 $2360 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1785 $1815 $2030 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler2730 $2770 $2845 $
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 room2460 $3130 $
Solo traveller3620 $4220 $
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 room3660 $4110 $
Solo traveller5100 $5600 $

Tips and advice for travelers:

  • Dress appropriately for the sites you will visit (modest clothing is required for religious sites)
  • Carry sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses for protection from the sun
  • Bring comfortable walking shoes and a small backpack for day trips
  • Always carry a bottle of water to stay hydrated
  • Be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables safe
  • Follow the advice of your guide and avoid wandering off on your own in unfamiliar areas
  • Respect local customs and traditions, such as removing shoes before entering certain buildings
  • Be prepared for hot and humid weather, especially during the summer months
  • Take advantage of the optional tours and activities offered during the Nile River cruise
  • Don’t forget to try the local cuisine and drinks, such as koshari, falafel, and hibiscus tea

Trip notes:

  • This tour requires a moderate level of physical activity, as it involves walking and climbing stairs at the sites visited
  • The Nile River cruise ship has a swimming pool, gym, and other amenities for your comfort and entertainment
  • The tour can be customized to suit your preferences and interests, including changing the pickup time and adding or removing certain activities
  • The tour is available year-round, but the best time to visit is from October to April, when the weather is cooler and more pleasant


Q: Do I need a visa to visit Egypt? A: Yes, visitors from most countries are required to obtain a visa before traveling to Egypt. You can apply for a visa online or upon arrival at the airport.

Q: Is it safe to travel to Egypt? A: Yes, Egypt is generally a safe and welcoming destination for travelers. However, it’s important to follow basic safety precautions and be aware of your surroundings at all times.

Q: Can I customize the tour itinerary? A: Yes, we offer customizable tours to suit the needs and preferences of our clients. Contact us for more information.

Q: What is the dress code for visiting religious sites? A: Modest clothing is required for visiting religious sites, such as covering the shoulders, arms, and legs. Women are also required to cover their hair.

Q: Are gratuities included in the tour price? A: No, gratuities for guides, drivers, and cruise staff are not included in the tour price. It’s recommended to tip around 10% of the total tour cost.