Legends of Egypt with Red Sea

From 2092 $


13 Days




Egypt Land of Legend. Travel to sacred temples, listen to amazing tales of discovery, sail down the mystic Nile. Discover the Cradle of Civilization, bask in the warm sun of the Red Sea and discover its beautiful marine life.


Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis and Saqqara,  Dashur ,  Abydos & Dendera Temples,   Karnak & Luxor temples Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatshesput’s Temple, Colossos of Memnon  Luxor Museum,  Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples, Abu Simbel by Bus , Ride in a Felucca,  Unfinished Obelisk,  Philae Temple,  Relax at the Red Sea

DAY 1 Thursday – Welcome

Welcome to Egypt! we will meet you at the arrival’s hall of Cairo International airport, helping you the passport process and luggage collection before taking you to your luxury air-conditioned vehicle, that will transport to through the busy, streets of Cairo to your hotel. Check in and rest of the day free. If you arrive in time, you can take one of our options tours. Overnight

DAY 2 Friday – Mysterious Land of Pyramids

Breakfast in the Hotel and then with the company of your English-speaking Egyptologist, travel back thousands of years as you visit the most amazing of all sites in Egypt the stunning Pyramids. Here you will visit not only the famous Pyramids of Giza but also the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara and the Famous Red Pyramid of Dashur. This tour will show you the very first Pyramid ever constructed, how the ancient Egyptians, through incredible feats of engineering, finally constructed the world’s only remaining Seventh Wonder. During our visit we will Also take a look at an interesting collection of objects in the open-air museum of Memphis, once the ancient capital of Lower Egypt, its necropolis provides a wonderful insight to how the ancient Egyptians lived. Return to the hotel and overnight

DAY 3 Saturday – Hieroglyphics and Horoscopes

Today you will take a flight from Cairo to Luxor airport, private transfer to the Temples of Abydos, Arrival to Abydos and accompanied by your English-speaking Egyptologist you will discover the marvels of one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt, this once sacred city was the ancient necropolis of the early pharaohs. Visit the memorial temple of Seti I, with its amazing Abydos Kings list showing cartouches of most dynastic pharaohs of Egypt , visit the Osirieon as well as the Ramesses II temple before travelling onto Dendera , Here you will see the splendors of Hathor’s Temple , dating from the Hellenistic period and finished under Roman rule , here you will be able to see pictorial references to the famous Cleopatra and her son by Julius Cesar as well as admiring the stunning Hieroglyphics on the ceiling of temple , considered to be the most vibrantly colored in all Egypt,  here was the where the French discovered the now famous Zodiac of Dendera.

Finally, we will make our way to Luxor, arrival, and check in the Hotel. Overnight.

DAY 4 Sunday – “the most Select of Places”

Breakfast in the hotel and accompanied by your Egyptologist discover Karnak a vast array of temples , chapels, pylons and other religious sites including a sacred lake. Here over thirty pharaohs contributed to the construction of the buildings, allowing the area to become the most complex and diverse archaeological site in Egypt.  Wonder at the Hypostyle Hall where you will see 134 massive columns over 10 meters tall with a diameter of over three meters arranged in a grid of 16 rows. Wander among the huge statues sculpted in the likes of pharaohs and Gods. Continue to Luxor Temple, here Alexander the Great claimed he was crowned King of Egypt. Visit the chapels built by Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty, and Alexander the Great as well as other parts of the temple built by Tutankhamun and Ramesses II. Return to the Hotel afternoon free to relax, take time to enjoy a swim in the pool overlooking the Nile or take tea on the terrace and enjoy the magnificent views of this amazing river. Overnight

DAY 5 Monday –  Theban Necropolis

Breakfast in the Hotel, early morning possibility of taking a Hot Air Balloon ride over the temples. Transfer over to the necropolis of Thebes which Howard Carter made famous with his incredible discovery of Tutankhamon’s Tomb.  Here with your Egyptologist, you will discover the secrets of the Valley of the Kings. Over 60 burial tombs of pharaohs, marvel at the colour of the hieroglyphics preserved from the sun in these underground chambers, where they retain their stunning colours and reveal the stories of the late rulers of Egypt.  Carry on to Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple, this magnificent temple is totally unique in Egypt its colonnaded terraces, with long ramps and surrounded by steep cliffs make it a fitting tribute to Egypt’s only female pharaoh.

Finally stop off at the Colossi of Memnon the 18-metre high, 700-ton stone statues are the ancient guardians of the necropolis Check in to the cruise ship and lunch on board. Afternoon free to wander the local bazaar or try out a local shisha in one of the many colorful bars in the centre of Luxor . Dinner and overnight on board

DAY 6 Tuesday – Father of Rivers

Breakfast on board and this morning we will take a visit of the Museum of Luxor, visit of the collection include masterpieces of pharaonic art as well as examples of everyday objects. Several galleries are devoted to a spectacular group of statues found in 1989 hidden beneath the floor of the Luxor Temple, the annex dedicated to Egypt’s Golden Age, includes two royal mummies. After some free time to wander the Corniche, back to the boat for Lunch. This afternoon we start sailing south towards the Equator, so take a seat on the sundeck and watch the Nile float by, over 80 % of the population lives by the banks of this river of life, it provides the lush backdrop to the desert, food water and life for many. Arrival to Esna Lock where you will be able to watch how the boats pass from one part of the Nile to the next.Dinner and overnight on board

DAY 7 Wednesday – Battlegrounds and Myths

Breakfast on board and after a short horse carriage ride you will arrive at Horus Temple in Edfu, here accompanied by your Egyptologist, one of the best-preserved shrines in Egypt.  Here the inscriptions on the walls provide valuable insight into language, myth and religion during the Hellenistic period in Egypt, with important scenes of the Sacred Drama which tells of the battle between Gods Horus and Seth. Lunch on board as you continue sailing down the Nile towards Kom Ombo. Late afternoon arrival to these twin temples, unique in design as all courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms were duplicated for two sets of gods Haroeris and Sobek. You can visit the collection of mummfied crocodiles dedicated to the latter god in the specialized museum and see the Nilometer which allowed the ancient Egyptians measure the water levels of the Nile. Dinner and overnight on board

DAY 8 Thursday – Victorious Pharoah Ramesses II

Early morning start with pic nic breakfast will allow you to visit the amazing temples of Abu Simbel on the banks of Lake Nasser. Discover with your Egyptologist the story of Ramesses II and his wife Nefertari, visit these stunning temples saved by the UNESCO from the rising waters of the lake, with their impressive 30-metre-high statues that celebrate the victory of the battle of Kadesh. On your way back to Aswan stop off at the High Dam Aswan, before taking a tour round the Granite quarry where you will discover the ingenious method used by the ancient Egyptians to cut the stone for the obelisks. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, a gentle sail around the Nile Cataracts and the Elephantine Island on an old-fashioned Felucca. Dinner and overnight

DAY 9 Friday – Sky Goddess

Breakfast on board and after checking out of the cruise. With your Egyptologist, you will visit the Island of Philae where monuments of various eras, extending from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, occupy nearly the whole area. Here on the supposed burial place of the God Osiris, the Temple of Isis rises from its island base. A religious center for Egyptians and Nubians alike. Isis’s magical power was greater than that of all gods, she protected Egypt from its enemies, governed the skies and the natural world. Transfer to the airport and afternoon flight back to Cairo. Arrival and connect to flight to Hurgada . arrival in Hurghada and transfer to  Hotel.

DAY 10 Saturday – HURGHADA  

Accommodation on a half board  basis

Take of advantage of your free days  to either Lounge by the pool , relax by the clear crystal waters of the Red Sea , Snorkel among the amazingly colourful marine life,  take an optional tour and join us on a safari , ride a quad bike in the desert and  enjoy a campfire dinner under starry skies, or maybe take a submarine ride or if you prefer opt for an excursion that lets you  laze on the decktop of a yacht as we sail to Giftun Isle.

DAY 11 Sunday – HURGHADA  

Accomodation on a half board  basis

Take of advantage of your free days  to either Lounge by the pool , relax by the clear crystal waters of the Red Sea , Snorkel among the amazingly colourful marine life,  take an optional tour and join us on a safari , ride a quad bike in the desert and  enjoy a campfire dinner under starry skies, or maybe take a submarine ride or if you prefer opt for an excursion that lets you  laze on the decktop of a yacht as we sail to Giftun Isle.


Breakfast in the hotel and morning free to enjoy the resort before taking an afternoon flight back to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Evening free to possibly do a farewell dinner with oriental show. Overnight Hilton Heliopolis Cairo

DAY 13 . Tuesday – CAIRO Farewell

Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to take your flight back to Cairo and connect to your out bound flight home .


3 nights accommodation in 5-star  Hilton Heliopolis or similar

2 nights accommodation in 5-star Sonesta St George Luxor

4-night accommodation in 5-star Esmeralda / Aylssa  cruise from Luxor to Aswan on FB basis

3 nights accommodation in 5 star Marriott Hurghada or similar  on HB basis


Private English-speaking Egyptologist


12 breakfasts

4 lunches

7 dinners


Flights from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo , Cairo to Hurghada and Hurghada to Cairo


Private Deluxe Air-conditioned vehicles

Domestic Flights


Visits with Egyptologist: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Temple of the Valley, Saqqara, Memphis, Dashur, Temples of Abydos & Dendera; Temples of Karnak & Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Museum of Luxor, Temples of Kom Ombo & Edfu, Temples of Abu Simbel, High Dam, Granite quarry and Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae and Felucca Ride.

Entrance in the interior of a Pyramid

Entrance to special tombs in Valley of the KIngs

Drinks with meals

Personal expenses

Entry visa to Egypt

Tipping for guides and representatives

Visits not specified as included

Travel Insurance

International Flights

Prices starting from : Per person in double room 2092 USD + 55 usd tips for cruise
Prices starting from : Per person in single room 2785 USD + 55 usd tips for cruise