Spend a Magnificent 12 Days Egypt Tour with Sempre Travel Egypt which is part of our impressive Discover Egypt Tours and enjoy the perfect combination of sightseeing by Nile Cruise, followed by a Red Sea beach vacation in one of the popular Sharm El Sheikh Resorts.
Spend a Magnificent 12 Days Egypt Tour between Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and Sharm El Sheikh, and enjoy all the archaeological sites of Egyptian history.
Visiting Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and the Egyptian Museum, then go to Luxor and visit Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, and Dendara temples, at Aswan you can visit Abu Simbel temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, and Edfu Temple.
Through Sempre Travel Egypt you can book this tour which is full of exploration and joy.
After arriving at Cairo Airport, a Sempre Travel Egypt representative will welcome you and stay by your side during the entry visa process and the check-in in the Hotel in Cairo.
After breakfast, we pick you up for a sightseeing tour to the Giza Plateau with the world-famous Cheops Pyramid, the middle-sized Chephren Pyramid and the smallest one, the Pyramid of Menkaure, as well as the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Giza Valley Temple.
For our lunch break, we visit one of the traditional restaurants in Cairo, where you will get to know Egyptian cuisine.
Part of Egypt's culture is the history of papyrus production. For some more information we visit a papyrus institute where the art of the old papyrus production is explained to you. Learn the difference between real papyrus and the often used and very similar banana bark. Back in the hotel, you can take some time to relax before we start our next day in Cairo.
Our Cairo sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in your hotel with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque with the Saladin Citadel and Old Cairo with the wonderful Khan El Khalili Cairo Bazaar.
During the day, we stop for lunch at a traditional restaurant in Cairo. Our eventful day end with the ride to the Cairo train station, where you continue your Discover Egypt Tours – 12 Day Egypt Tour by sleeper train to Aswan.
Are you an early bird? Enjoy the sunrise in the morning during the train ride to Upper Egypt and get inspired by the colorful sky before you get your breakfast on the sleeper train.
Once in Aswan, our experienced Egyptologist will accompany you to the most famous sights of Upper Egypt city. On our list are the Aswan Dam, the impressive Philae Temple and the famous quarry, with its unfinished obelisk. After our Aswan Sightseeing Egypt Tour, we check-in on board the Nile Cruise and enjoy here our lunch. Relax in the afternoon on one of the decks or join us for a felucca ride near Rocky Island in the Nile River.
Enjoy in the evening a delicious dinner onboard followed by an entertainment show. From here, we start our Nile cruise towards Kom Ombo.
We reach Kom Ombo, and after a hearty breakfast on board, we make our way to Kom Ombo Temple, a temple complex consisting of two temples, a so-called double temple. The temple, located around 3,5 km away from Kom Ombo, dates from the Ptolemaic and Roman times and is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god Egypt and god Haroeris. Don`t hesitate to ask our Egyptologist some questions about the history of the temple complex.
Back on board, we enjoy lunch and continue our journey on the Nile River, Egypt`s lifeline, to our next stop on the tour, Edfu Temple.
The impressive Edfu Temple, dedicated to Horus falcon headed god, is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt, located directly on the Nile River bank and one of the most famous spots on every Nile Cruise.
Just in time for lunch, we will arrive back on the Nile Cruise ship to departs for Esna, a lock in the Nile River we are passing on our way to Luxor. The dinner in the evening will again be followed by an entertainment show on one of the decks. Alternatively, you can enjoy the evening on deck and the fantastic view of the banks of the Nile River.
After reaching Luxor and having a nice breakfast on board, we start our Luxor sights tour on Luxor West Bank. Today we visit the Colossi of Memnon, standing at the entrance of the rocky mountains as guardians of the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III whose excavations you can follow right next to the statues. Besides that, we will see the Hatshepsut Temple, a beautiful terrace temple built in the shelter of the rocks, as well as the world-famous Valley of the Kings are on our list. After that, we take a short break for lunch back on the ship.
After a short break with lunch on the ship, we continue our day with a visit to the massive Karnak Temple located on Luxor East Bank, known to be the biggest temple complex in the world, and the beautiful Luxor Temple, whose pillared hall already attracts visitors from the promenade.
After dinner on board, you can spend some free time relaxing on deck, taking part in the entertainment show, or you can join us for our trip to see the Karnak sound and light show.
Are you already awake early in the morning? Use the free time in the morning and enjoy a very special sunrise by joining us on a balloon ride over the Nile Valley to Luxor West Bank, or visit the fascinating Luxor Museum after breakfast and checking out from the Nile Cruise. After that, we head towards one of the most beautiful Sharm El Sheikh resort, one of the most popular Red Sea beach resort.
After arrival, one of our employees will accompany you to your hotel for check-in. Sharm El-Sheikh, located in the Sinai, offers you the opportunity for a varied holiday far away from everyday stress. Take your time to explore the hotel grounds or relax on the beach until the evening.
As already mentioned, Sharm El-Sheikh is perfect for a varied vacation. In addition to beautiful natural beaches where you can relax for a few hours, Sharm El-Sheikh is also the starting point for countless snorkeling tours and dive trips to famous reefs off the coast and a magnet for deep and wreck divers, to name just a few examples: Shaab Abu Nuhas, Ras Mohammed National Park (a 480 square km nature reserve, where the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez meet), Tiran Island, Thistlegorm shipwreck, etc.
Sempre Travel Egypt offers you a wide selection of well-organized excursions around Sharm El-Sheikh to round off your 12 Day Egypt Tour – Discover Egypt Tours. That includes a variety of water sports as well as safaris, e.g. in the colorful rocky landscape of Sinai, the Colored Canyon Sharm El Sheikh. The drive through the narrow canyon is a real adventurous experience, as the path through the rocks with their different colors appears mysterious in some places due to its narrowness. One of these Sharm El Sheikh excursions offers a safari in combination with the visit of a fascinating sight, Jordan city Petra, the famous rock city.
You will notice that your Sharm El Sheik Vacation offers you a lot of different activities and excursions you can join. Relax on the beach or enjoy one of the many attractions in the area of Sharm El-Sheikh, a wonderful gift from nature.
Our 12 Day Egypt Tour slowly comes to an end, and we leave the hotel for the drive to the Sharm El Sheikh Airport for your flight back to Cairo.
TOUR TYPE: Round Trip
TOUR LENGTH: 12 Days
VISIT: according to the itinerary
PICK-UP POINT: Cairo Airport
RETURN: Cairo Airport