Egypt is a very fascinating country which is known for its history, culture and way of life. It is known as the gift of the Nile, the longest river in the world. River Nile is known as the place where the earliest of civilizations came into existence.
This beautiful river can take people into a journey of the past. Many tourists from around the world like going on cruises in the Nile. Many tour operators in Egypt also operate special Nile cruises for honeymooners and other couples looking for a romantic vacation.
Here is the itinerary of a honeymoon cruise on the River Nile with a tour duration of 9 Days / 10 Nights.
Day 1 : Arrival in the city of Cairo, Egypt
The tour starts with the guests arriving at the city of Cairo, which is the capital of Egypt. You will check-in to the hotel, where you will spend the night.
Day 2: The Pyramids of Giza, Memphis and Sakkara
After you are done with your breakfast, you will be taken to a wonderful trip of the world famous Pyramids of Giza, including the Mykerinus, Cheops and Chephren pyramids. You will also visit the lion-headed Great Spinx. This tour will also take you to the temple of the valley, which was constructed during Chephren’s time. You will also explore other attractions in Cairo such as the Egyptian Museum and so on. After the tour, you will travel to the hotel for night stay.
Day 3: Aswan Sightseeing and Nile Cruise
After Breakfast, you will board your luxury cruise ship on the Nile. After lunch on the ship, you will explore the Aswan Dam which is regarded as the lifeline of Egypt. You will also get to explore the Obelisk which is unfinished. Apart from these, you will also explore the temple at Philae which was once known for worshipping Hathor and Isis. The night stay will be on the cruise ship.
Day 4: Kom Ombu and Edfu
After breakfast, you will sail towards Kom Ombo, where you will explore the temple of Sobek. After enjoying an oriental dinner on the ship, you will sail towards Edfu. You will visit the temple of Horus in Edfu. After that you will be sailing towards Luxor.
Day 5: Sightseeing in Luxor
After breakfast in the ship, you will visit the famous Valley of the Kings where you will encounter ancient Egyptian architecture and the tombs of the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. The next destination will be Hasthepsut’s Temple, which was constructed by a queen of the eighteen dynasty of Egypt. You will also visit the Colossi of Memnon and spend the night in the cruise ship.
Day 6: Luxor, Hurghada and Red Sea
After breakfast, you will leave the cruise ship and visit the then visit the attractions in East bank of Luxor. You will visit the Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple. The night will be spent on the cruise ship. You will then travel to the tourist destination of Hurghada in an air-conditioned private vehicle. The journey will take around 3.5 hours. The night will be spent in a hotel in Hurghada.
Day 7: Explore Hurghada
On the 7th day, you can explore Hurghada and its beautiful beaches. You will spend the night at a hotel in the city.
Day 8: Travel to Cairo
After breakfast, you will travel to the airport and board a flight to the capital city of Cairo. The night will be spent in a hotel in Cairo.
Day 9: Departure
After completing your breakfast, you will be taken to the Cairo International Airport from where you will travel back to your country of residence.