Cairo and Upper Egypt with Edfu & Kom Ombo Tour

Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt on this 7-day tour of Cairo and Upper Egypt. From the bustling streets of Cairo to the serene Nile River, you’ll explore the highlights of this magnificent country, including the famous Pyramids of Giza, the ancient temples of Luxor and Karnak, and the stunning Abu Simbel temples. With comfortable accommodations, private transportation, and knowledgeable guides, this tour offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the rich history and culture of Egypt.


This 7-day tour of Cairo and Upper Egypt is perfect for travelers who want to explore the best of Egypt in a short amount of time. The tour includes visits to the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, the temples of Luxor and Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Horus in Edfu, and the Temple of Kom Ombo. You’ll also enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Nile River and explore the bustling markets and streets of Cairo.


  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Discover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • Visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak, home to some of the most impressive ancient architecture in the world
  • Cruise along the Nile River and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscapes
  • Discover the ancient tombs of the Valley of the Kings
  • Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and the Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Explore the bustling markets and streets of Cairo


  • Private transportation and knowledgeable guides ensure a comfortable and informative tour experience
  • Comfortable accommodations throughout the tour
  • Opportunity to see the best of Egypt’s ancient sites in just 7 days
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off from your hotel or airport
  • Customizable itinerary to suit your preferences


Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

  • Arrive at Cairo International Airport and meet your guide
  • Transfer to your hotel for check-in and rest

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum and discover the treasures of Tutankhamun and other ancient pharaohs
  • Return to your hotel for overnight stay

Day 3: Luxor and Karnak Temples

  • Transfer to the airport for a short flight to Luxor
  • Visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak, two of the most impressive ancient structures in the world
  • Board a Nile River cruise ship and enjoy lunch on board
  • Visit the Luxor Museum and return to the ship for dinner and overnight stay

Day 4: Valley of the Kings and Edfu Temple

  • Explore the Valley of the Kings and discover the ancient tombs of pharaohs
  • Visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon
  • Continue to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved ancient temples in Egypt
  • Return to the ship for dinner and overnight stay

Day 5: Kom Ombo Temple and Aswan

  • Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus
  • Continue to Aswan and visit the High Dam, the Philae Temple, and the Unfinished Obelisk
  • Return to the ship for dinner and overnight stay

Day 6: Abu Simbel Temples and Return to Cairo

  • Visit the Abu Simbel temples, two of the most impressive ancient structures in Egypt
  • Marvel at the massive statues and intricate carvings of the temples
  • Learn about the history and significance of these UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Fly back to Cairo and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay

Day 7: Departure from Cairo

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
  • Depending on your flight departure time, you may have free time for shopping or additional sightseeing in Cairo
  • Check out from the hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure


  • Accommodation: 6 nights in well-appointed hotels
  • Meals: Daily breakfast, lunches during Nile River cruise, and some dinners
  • Transportation: Private air-conditioned vehicle for transfers and sightseeing
  • Flights: Domestic flights from Cairo to Luxor and back
  • Nile River Cruise: 3 nights onboard a comfortable cruise ship
  • Guided Tours: English-speaking Egyptologist guide throughout the tour
  • Entrance Fees: Admission fees to all included attractions and sites
  • Airport Transfers: Arrival and departure transfers in Cairo
  • Support: 24/7 customer support during your tour


  • International airfare to and from Egypt
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Optional activities and excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, and hotel staff

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 Room1100 $1130 $1350 $
Solo traveler1760 $1805 $1990 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1240 $1275 $1600 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler1990 $2040 $2130 $
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 room1850 $2000 $
Solo traveller2700 $3400 $
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 room2850 $3300 $
Solo traveller4500 $5000 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Dress modestly when visiting religious sites and temples. Shoulders and knees should be covered.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as there will be a fair amount of walking during the tours.
  • Carry sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Stay hydrated and drink bottled water throughout the tour.
  • Respect local customs and traditions, especially when interacting with locals.
  • Follow your guide’s instructions and adhere to safety guidelines at all times.

Trip Notes:

  • The tour itinerary may be subject to change based on local conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
  • The order of the daily activities may vary to optimize the tour experience.
  • Customizations are available upon request, including changes to the pickup time or additional activities.


  1. Is this tour suitable for children?
    • Yes, this tour is suitable for children. However, please note that some sites involve a fair amount of walking, so it is important to consider the physical abilities of your children.
  2. Are entrance fees included in the tour price?
    • Yes, entrance fees to all included attractions and sites mentioned in the itinerary are included in the tour price.
  3. Can I extend my stay in Cairo or Aswan after the tour?
    • Yes, it is possible to extend your stay in Cairo or Aswan. Please let us know your preferences, and we will be happy to assist you with the arrangements.
  4. Can I customize the tour itinerary?
    • Yes, we offer customizations to suit the needs of our travelers. You can contact us to discuss your preferences and make the necessary arrangements.