Best Of Egypt and Saudi Arabia – 12 Days


  • Private Tour
  • The tour can start on any date that suits you.
  • Top VIP Treatment.
  • Sail along the Nile, one of the most iconic rivers in the world, on board Amwaj Livingstone cruise
  • Bask in the beauty of the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved and second largest temple of Egypt
  • Admire the magnificence of the Great Pyramids & Sphinx, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Explore Jeddah, located on the shores of Red Sea and is one of the oldest cities in Saudi Arabia
  • Visit Al Ula and uncover 7,000 years of history, famous for its ancient tombs and Natural beauty

Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Your tour leader/driver will be awaiting you. They will be holding a sign of your name, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.

From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, He will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you.
You will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids Tour

Today you will visit the Pyramids and Sphinx — reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  A single pyramid is built from 2,300,000 blocks, each weighing approximately two and one-half tons. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the awe and wonder which so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is particularly interesting since its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, dating to the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Sculpted from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet high & 187 feet long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body. Afterwards, you will return to the hotel, with the rest of the day at leisure.  Explore the city or perhaps book one of the following optional tours.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Fly to Luxor

This morning you will be transferred back to Cairo International Airport for a flight to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, you will be escorted to the cruise ship for boarding. This will be your home for the next four nights. Enjoy lunch on board. In the afternoon you will visit the Luxor and Karnak Temples. Luxor Temple was the center of the most important festival; the Opet Festival. Built primarily by Amenhotep III and Ramses II, the temple served as a setting for the rituals of the festival, held to reconcile the human aspect of the ruler with his divine office. The procession of images of the royal family began at Karnak and ended at the Luxor Temple. Karnak Temple was erected in 1928 BC as a small shrine dedicated to Amun, the god of Thebes. The Temple of Karnak consists of three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and several outer temples — all constructed over 1300 years. The three main temples of Mut, Monthu, and Amun are enclosed by enormous brick walls, with the temple of Amun in the center. Karnak is the largest temple in Egypt and one of the oldest temple compounds on earth.

Dinner and overnight on board in Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor – Edfu

After breakfast, you will cross the freshly constructed Luxor Bridge to visit the Valley of the Kings. This includes the tombs of the Theban rulers, Seti I and Tutankhamen. The Valley of the Kings is home to many pharaonic tombs of the New Kingdom, including those of King Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great. Each king’s formal name and the title are inscribed in his tomb, adorned with images and statues. Most of the tombs were cut into limestone following a similar pattern: three corridors, an antechamber, and a sunken sarcophagus chamber. Explore several incredible Royal Tombs. From there you will visit the Valley of the Queens which includes 75 to 80 tombs. These tombs belong to Queens of the 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties. Among these lies the famous tomb of Nefertiti, one of the five wives of Ramses II. From there you will tour The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, the only woman Pharaoh to rule ancient Egypt. The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut of the 18th dynasty was built just north of the Middle Kingdom temple of Mentuhotep Nebhepetre, amid the bay of cliffs known as Deir El-Bahri. In ancient times the temple was called Djeser-djeseru, meaning the sacred of sacred. The female pharaoh chose to build her temple in a valley sacred to the Theban Goddess of the west, on a direct axis with Karnak Temple of Amun on the East Bank. After lunch on board, you will sail to Edfu via Esna. Ancient Nubia was known to the pharaohs as the “Land of Gold,” and its wealth and lands were eventually incorporated into Egypt around 1500 BC. You may join your shipmates for afternoon tea.


Available: Every Day

Departure Time: Approx. 4 AM – *Pick up time may vary depending on the location / pick up point / flight time  

Meeting Point: Cruise Lobby

Discover the ancient sights of Luxor from the air. See this spectacular landscape from the unique viewpoint that only hot air ballooning can provide. Glide majestically over the temples and burial grounds of the Pharaohs and allow history to come to life before your eyes.

Day 5: Luxor – Edfu – Kom Ombo – Aswan

Enjoy breakfast on board before you visit the Temple of Edfu. This temple is not only the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt but also the second largest after Karnak. It was believed that the temple was built on the site of the great battle between Horus and Seth. Hence, the current temple was but the last in a long series of temples built on this location. You will then sail to Kom Ombo and have lunch and afternoon tea onboard the ship. In the afternoon you may disembark the ship and enjoy a short walk to the Temples of Kom Ombo. This temple complex consists of two temples: The Temple of Sobek and the Temple of Haroeris. In ancient times, sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank nearby. The Temple has scant remains, due first to the changing Nile, then the Copts who used it as a church, and finally by builders who used the stones for new buildings. As we sail toward Ancient Nubia you may participate in an Egyptian Galabeya Party.

Overnight on board in Aswan

Day6: Aswan

After breakfast, you will visit the Aswan High Dam (completed in 1971); the Old Dam (completed in 1902). You will also visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, a structure rescued from the rising waters of Lake Nasser at the time of the High Dam’s construction. The High Dam, just north of the border between Egypt and Sudan lies the Aswan High Dam, a huge rock-filled dam that captures the world’s longest river, the Nile, in the world’s largest artificial reservoir, Lake Nasser. The dam, known as “Sadd El-Aali” in Arabic, was completed in 1970 after 10 years of work. Later you may enjoy a short trip on a motorboat to discover the Philae Temple. The boat ride will bring the visitor to a magnificent vista of the island, before landing at what would have been the ancient quay on the south side. The temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis and has many legends connected to it. The most well-known legend tells the story of how Isis found the heart of Osiris here after he was murdered by his brother Seth.

Overnight on board.

Day7: Disembarkation – Cairo

Disembark the cruise after breakfast. From there you will be transferred to Aswan Airport for your flight back to Cairo. There, you will be met and escorted back to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure or perhaps take an optional tour.

Overnight in Cairo


This morning you will transfer to Aswan Airport to board a flight to Abu Simbel. Upon arrival in Abu Simbel, you will be transferred to the temple site. Visit the Temple of Ramses and Temple of Queen Nefertari. Not only are the two temples located at Abu Simbel among the most magnificent monuments in the world, but their removal and reconstruction were historic events. Two of the temples, Rameses II (primarily dedicated to Re-Harakhte), and that of his wife, Nefertari (dedicated to Hathor) were originally located in Lake Nasser (280 km from Aswan) but had to be relocated due to the risk of sinking.

Available: Every Day

Departure Time: Approx. 7 am – *Pick up time may vary depending on the location / pick up point / flight time  

Day8: Cairo



The Citadel, situated on a highly visible spur of the Mokattam Hills of Old Cairo, served as the nerve center of Egypt for nearly 700 years. Construction of the grand structure started in 1176 and was completed by Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Ruler of Egypt, in the late 19th century. Mamluk sultans and Turkish governors resided in the Citadel, which is among the world’s most splendid monuments of medieval warfare. Facing the Citadel lies the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, built between 1356 and 1363. This magnificent structure is perhaps the most majestic monument of Arabic architecture in Egypt. The Mosque of Al-Rifai was constructed in two phases from 1869 to 1912. This tour will also take you to visit Khan El Khalili, the Turkish bazaar during the Ottoman period, which was built in 1382 by Emir Djaharks ElKhalili, in the heart of what was historically known as Fatimid City. To this day, the bazaar remains a center of trade and communion in this majestic city and offers a wide array of antiques and handcrafts of gold, silver, and copper, as well as plenty of old coffee shops and local restaurants attracting local Egyptians and tourists alike.

Overnight in Cairo

Day9: Cairo – Jeddah (By Flight)

Today you will be transferred back to Cairo International Airport for your onward flight to Jeddah. Upon arrival in Jeddah, prepare for a meet and greet followed by a transfer to your hotel. The rest day is at leisure to relax and unwind.  


Travel across the desert in a 4×4 vehicle. Photo stops in a dune drive a desert sunset, dune bashing, and much more. Not to miss a great BBQ Dinner. Our tour will start at 15:00Hrs, but pick up is 30-60 minutes before *Pick up: We will pick up its customers in most of the major hotels in Jeddah. The pickup time varies between 1 hour to 30 minutes before the start of the tour at the terminal point. We will confirm with you one day earlier at a precise time by email. *Drop off: After the tour, our vehicle will drop off the passengers in your Hotel in Jeddah.

Day10: Jeddah – Al Ula (By flight)

This morning after breakfast, you will be transferred back to Jeddah International Airport for your onward flight to Al-Ula. Post arrival in Al-Ula, our representative will meet & assist you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Complete your check-in formalities and the rest day is at leisure to relax and unwind or you may choose from our suggested optional tours.


Immerse yourself in the desert landscape and Explore the beauty of AlUla’s night sky with a Bedouin-style dinner. Experience Stargazing in Al Ula. Enjoy the natural arch ideal for taking pictures during the day and star gazing from by night & Bedouin-style dinner.

Day11 : Al Ula

After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, the rest day is at leisure to explore the city on your own or you may choose from our suggested optional tours.  OPTIONAL: ELEPHANT ROCK TOUR IN AL ULA: USD 30, MIN 2 PAX

One of AlUla’s many geological marvels, set in golden desert sands and climbing three storeys into the sky. With its “trunk” and “body” of this formation, it is also known as Elephant Rock.OPTIONAL: AL ULA OLD TOWN EXPERIENCE: USD 50, MIN 2 PAX

Tour on your own or guided by a Rawi through AlUla Old Town, where pilgrims, travelers, and permanent settlers congregated through the ages. Our tour will start at 09:30 Hrs, but pick up is 30-60 minutes before. Pick up: We will pick up its customers from Winter Park in Al Ula. The pickup time varies between 1 hour to 30 minutes before the start of the tour at the terminal point. We will confirm with you one day earlier at a precise time by email. Drop off: After the tour, our vehicle will drop off the passengers in Winter Park in Al Ula

Day12: Al ULa – Jeddah – Departure

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before you will be transferred back to Al-Ula Airport for your onward flight to Jeddah where you will board your return flight home.


  • 06 Nights’ accommodation on twin sharing basis at listed deluxe hotels or similar 
  • 04 Nights’ accommodation on twin sharing basis at listed cruise ship or similar 
  • Daily breakfast 
  • Full board meal during your four-night cruise 
  • Meet and greet services at Cairo & Jeddah airport 
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in both countries 
  • All Transportation in a private AC vehicle 
  • Services of English-speaking certified guide 
  • All Sightseeing as per the itinerary 
  • All Entrance fees as per the itinerary 
  • Shore Excursions from the cruise ship as per below details: 
    • The Karnak Temple and Luxor Temples
    • The Valley of the Kings & Hatshepsut Temple
    • The Edfu Temple & Kom Ombo temple
    • Aswan’s High Dam
  •  Guided visit of the Grand Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx 
  • Domestic airfare: Cairo – Luxor & Aswan – Cairo 
  • Regional Flight: Jeddah – Al UlA – Jeddah 

Excludes :

  • Visa Entry for Egypt & Saudi Arabia. (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request).
  • International Flights.
  • Tipping.
  • Any Optional tours.
  • Drinks during meals.

Important Note :

We accept all methods of secure payment: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, direct bank transfer.

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Saudi is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended.

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

  1. Cairo: Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa
  2. Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara
  3. Jeddah:(Prime Hotel – Jeddah, Al Hamra  // Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al Salam // Sheraton Jeddah Hotel // Mövenpick Hotel Tahlia Jeddah )
3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room2800$3250$3850$
Solo traveler4480$5200$6150$
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room3360$3900$4650$
Christmas & Easter – Solo traveler5375$6250$7350$

Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

  1. Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids
  2. Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.
  3. Jeddah: (Jeddah Hilton  //  Elaf Jeddah Hotel – Red Sea Mall )
All year roundChristmas and Easter
price per person in dbl room5250$6300$
Solo traveler8400$10080$

Accommodation Plan (c) Ultimate Luxury:

  1. Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency
  2. Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 
  3. Jeddah: (Park Hyatt Jeddah – Marina, Club and Spa // Rosewood Jeddah )
All year roundChristmas and Easter
price per person in dbl room6850$8250$
Solo traveler10950$13150$

Travel Insurance – from AIG
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One week 50$ per person
More than one week 75 $ per person.

Saudi Sim Card
if you plan to get a Saudi sim card we would advise you to get it at the airport when you arrive. as it will be much easier to buy it from the airport other than anywhere else as they request more documents if you decide to buy it later from anywhere else.

Our Tour Leader/Driver
We don’t only choose qualified and professional Tour leader/ Drivers but also choose those who are friendly, with a sense of humor who are committed to offering a superior level of service so you can enjoy your time with them.

How To dress
Both men and women are asked to dress modestly in public, avoiding tight-fitting clothing. Women should cover shoulders and knees in public.

Your passport
You should keep your passport with you during any tour you will be making in Saudi Arabia. don’t leave it in your hotel room as sometimes they request to see your passport or visa.

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