Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan

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4.5 Based on 5 Reviews
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  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Luxor, Egypt
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit tombs in the Valley of the Kings
  • The Mediterranean port city of Alexandria
  • Sightseeing on a Nile River cruise
  • Guided food tour in Cairo
Start in Cairo and end in Luxor, the "Egypt: Alexandria To Aswan" tour is a guided adventure tour that takes 13 days. You will travel through Philae Temple, Edfu, Cairo and 7 other destinations in Egypt. "Egypt: Alexandria To Aswan" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Few countries can rival Egypt’s wealth of magnificent archaeological sites, with the Pyramids and Great Sphinx of Giza ranking as two of the most recognisable in the world. It is a place like no other and on this two-week itinerary we explore its treasures across the length of the country. In the north there is the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria and El Alamein, the site of the famous Second World War battle. Cairo’s attractions are world famous but on this itinerary we also experience the bazaars and culinary delights on a food tour. Journeying south by sleeper train we reach the Nubian city of Aswan where we board our Nile cruise boat and discover the monuments and temples all the way to Luxor.
4.5 - Very Good
Based on 5 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 02 2020
4 - Very Good
Fabulous sights from the Ancient World and a chance to glimpse modern Egypt
“Brilliant glimpses into the ancient world with access to many fantastic sights. As with most Exodus trips it is often full on with some early starts, but these do pay dividends. The tour party, at 20. was probably too big as you travel as fast as the slowest person on the trip. Accommodation was mostly good with a couple of more modest places, but locations were always excellent.I personally could have done without the trip to Alexandria which didn't compare to having had more time in the amazing Cairo museum.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 27 2019
4 - Very Good
Wonders of Egypt
“This trip offered a wide variety of experiences along the length of the River Nile.The trip was very well organised and Andrew our guide was extremely knowledgable and helpful.The trip was full on with many early morning starts. Take extra money for the add on activities as without them the holiday would not have been so exiting.Be aware of extra charges at some of the sites such as a camera tax.In my opinion the group size was too large and made it difficult to hear the guide at some sites that were always crowded.However the chemistry of the group was excellent and I very much enjoyed everyones company.Accommodation throughout the trip was satisfactory to excellent.The Nile cruise experience was something Ill never forget, but the highlights of the trip were the astounding places we visited.My favourite was the Valley of the Kings that simply blew my mind away.I left this holiday with a feel good factor and my only regret is that we didnt have more free time especially in the Cairo Museum.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 23 2019
5 - Excellent
Fantastic Trip
“I was blown away by the history of Egypt and how ancient the civilisation is. This trip gives an excellent overview from the first pyramids to the time of Cleopatra with a bit of 20th century thrown in. The biggest surprise for me was the Egyptians who I found to be very friendly (but excellent salesmen). Our guide was superb and I felt very safe throughout the trip. Choose your time carefully because of the heat but I strongly recommend Egypt. It is one of the few trips I was not ready to come home from.”
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 09 2019
5 - Excellent
Egypt Ancient and Modern
“A fascinating, informative, and very enjoyable tour with the chance to dress up thrown in for good measure! As with all Exodus trips we had some early starts and long days with now wasted time in between. If you want to see a lot of Egypt and experience its history from ancient times through to the modern day then this is the trip to take.”
  • Day 1: Start Cairo.
  • Day 2: Pyramids and Great Sphinx of Giza.
  • Day 3: Cairo tour.
  • Day 4: Transfer to Alexandria, city tour.
  • Day 5: Visit El Alamein and El Anba Bishoy Monastery; return to Cairo.
  • Day 6: Food tour of Cairo; transfer to sleeper train.
  • Day 7: Arrive Aswan; Nubian tour and Felucca ride.
  • Day 8: Optional visit to Abu Simbel; board cruise boat.
  • Day 9: Visit Philae Temple and Aswan High Dam; sail to Edfu.
  • Day 10: Tour Edfu; sail to Luxor.
  • Day 11: Disembark in Luxor; explore the Valley of the Kings.
  • Day 12: Luxor tour including Karnak and Luxor temples.
  • Day 13: End Luxor.
  • All accommodation All transport and listed activities
  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches,  5 dinners
  • Any international flights to Cairo and from Luxor are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 28 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 28 November 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • An average group size of maximum 10 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19. Local authority requirements will furthermore be followed.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this package tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
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