Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan

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4.6 Based on 29 Reviews
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-18857
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Cairo, Egypt
  • Ends Luxor, Egypt
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  • 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
Starting in Cairo and ending in Luxor, the "Egypt: Alexandria To Aswan" tour is a guided adventure tour that takes 13 days. You will travel through Cairo, Edfu, El-Alamein 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 archeological 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 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.
  • Day 1: Start Cairo
  • Day 2: Cairo tour
  • Day 3: Pyramids and Great Sphinx of Giza
  • Day 4: Food tour of Cairo
  • Day 5: Visit El Anba Bishoy Monastery and El Alamein; continue to Alexandria
  • Day 6: Alexandria tour; transfer to sleeper train.
  • Day 7: Arrive Aswan; Nubian tour and Felucca ride
  • Day 8: Visit Philae Temple and Aswan High Dam and board Nile cruise
  • Day 9: Optional visit to Abu Simbel; sail to Kom Ombo, 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 breakfasts, five lunches and six dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.6 - Excellent
Based on 29 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 15 2024
5 - Excellent
Alexandria to Aswan
Excellent, well conducted trip
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 06 2024
4 - Very Good
Historical wonders at every turn
This was overall very good, with so many wonderful historic sites to explore and gaze in awe at the immense pyramids/temples and intricately decorated tombs. For me, the Cairo part of the trip should be redesigned, and the number... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 15 2024
4 - Very Good
Alexandria to Aswan commencing 26th January 2024
A great introduction to Egypt, with a fantastic guide who really brought it to life. Always on the move, and two or three really early morning starts. Perhaps a day to long in Cairo and the food tour in Cairo was a bit... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 29 2023
5 - Excellent
Egypt: money advice
Alexandria to Abuu Simbel.: Egypt from top to bottom! This trip packed so much into 11 days, yet it never felt rushed. The archaeological sites are awe-inspiring, in terms of their size, antiquity and elaborate carvings and wall... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Egypt: Alexandria to Aswan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 15 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 September 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

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