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Egypt 7-Days 6-Nights Cairo Pyramids, Nile Cruise and Abu Simbel by Sleeper Train From Cairo Airport

7-Days 6-Nights


Tour Availability: Daily

Pick up Time: 8 am (Available to change)

Cruise Schedule from Aswan to Luxor: Sunday-Monday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday.

Cruise Schedule from Luxor to Aswan: Saturday-Monday-Thursday.

Cruise Type: 5 star Deluxe.

Tour Type: Sharing a group

Tour Duration: 7 Days

Pick up Location: Cairo International Airport

Site opening time: 8 am to 5 pm

Optional Tours: – Hot Air Balloon in Luxor. -Nubian Village in Aswan.-Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo.

Tour Language: English, Arabic, Spanish (other languages available with extra charge upon your request).

Discover the magic and beauty of Egypt on this comprehensive 1-week tour from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan. Visit key cities and attractions including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, Luxor, Karnak Temple, and much more. Leave logistics to the experts and hit the highlights with a guide on this 6-night cultural journey with 3-night 5-star full-board Nile cruise. Start your journey from Cairo, the capital city of Egypt and visit its most important landmarks. Sail down the Nile, one of the world’s most iconic rivers on 3-nights 5 star Nile cruise ship. Discover the gems that lie along the Nile between Luxor and Aswan. Learn about the history of ancient Egypt from your tour guide. Take it easy with door-to-door transfers from and to Cairo airport.


  • The Nile Cruise from Aswan every Sunday/Monday/Wednesday/Thursday or Friday.
  • The cruise options for Sundays and Thursdays start sailing to Kom Ombo in the early morning of day 3 around 5 am. We will do all the excursions mentioned in the itinerary but in different order according to the cruise schedule. 


Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer and Overnight at Cairo or Giza Hotel 

Welcome to Egypt’s capital! You’ll be met on arrival at Cairo airport by our representative who will be waiting for you outside the exit gate holding a sign with your name and transferred to your hotel. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting to explain your itinerary, then the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show (optional), or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show (optional).

Meals included: No meals Included

Accommodation: Overnight Cairo or Giza at 4 star Hotel.

Day 2: Tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara and Overnight Sleeper Train to Aswan

Check out after breakfast to start your full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Saqqara with your private Egyptology tour guide. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the first capital of ancient Egypt. This is the oldest pyramid in Egypt 4800 B.C; built by King Djoser, before exploring the famous pyramids at Giza.

Stop for lunch break (optional) then, continue visiting the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx; these structures that have stood tall for 4500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind. Enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures. You’ll find your local Egyptology guide a wealth of knowledge and full of enthusiasm about Egyptian history, and their country in general.

In the evening you will be picked up and transferred to Cairo train station to take your night sleeper train to Aswan (about 12-14 hours).

  • the train takes approx. 10 to 12 from Cairo to Luxor.
  •  the train takes approx. 12 to 14 hours from Cairo to Aswan.
  • The Nile Cruise departs from Luxor every Saturday, Monday or Thursday.
  • The Nile Cruise departs from Aswan every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday or Friday

Meals included: Breakfast at the hotel and dinner on the train.

Accommodation: Overnight Sleeper train.

Day 3: Arrive Aswan, check in the Cruise and Aswan Tour 

Once you arrive at Aswan train station, our representative will meet and assist you at Aswan Railway station to be transferred by A/C car to your 5 stars Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board.

Then, start your tour by visiting the High Dam; achieved in 1960 to protect Egypt from the flood and generate electric.

Proceed to visit the Greco Roman Temple dedicated to goddess Isis using a small motorboat to get there. Later on, return back to your cruise for Dinner, folkloric show, and Overnight in Aswan.

Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we might start the tour direct upon arrival since the cruise check-in time at 12:00 and we don’t want our guest to waste their time waiting at the lobby for check-in.

Meals included: lunch, and dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Aswan on board the cruise.

Day 4: Abu Simbel Trip (Sharing a group), Sailing and Kom Ombo Temple

Around 4 to 4:30 am, your guide will pick you up for Abu Simbel trip ( sharing a group in a bus or minibus). Arrive around 8 am, to visit one of the most impressive places in Egypt; the rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel with their unique design built for King Ramesses 2nd. and his beloved Queen Nefertari. This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded.

Back to the Cruise by noon (around 2:30 pm) to have your lunch and sailing heading to Kom Ombo city, where to visit the amazing temple of Kom Ombo dedicated to two gods: Horus (the falcon god) and Sobek (the crocodile god). Also, you will get to visit the Crocodile Museum. Get back to the cruise and have dinner. Continue sailing to Edfu for overnight.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Edfu on board the cruise.

Day 5: Edfu Temple and Arrive Luxor (visit Luxor Temple)

Around 5:30 to 6 am, enjoy Horse Carriage ride with your tour guide to visit the temple of Horus at Edfu which is considered to be the most complete and the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples. Return to the cruise to have your breakfast and start sailing. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Cross Esna Lock, lunch on board and afternoon tea on the sundeck.

Late in the afternoon, arrive Luxor; built on and around the ancient site of Thebes, and has the greatest concentration of ancient ruins in the Nile Valley, if not the world. Across the Nile lies the City of the Dead, with its mortuary temples and rock carved tombs. To the east stand the Temples of Luxor and Karnak.

Meet your guide to visit Luxor Temple which is in the center of town and is colorfully lit up by night and where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Dinner on board and belly dancing show. Overnight in Luxor.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Accommodation: Overnight in Luxor on board the cruise.

Day 6: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour and Overnight Sleeper Train to Cairo

Breakfast and check out at 8 am to start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs from the new kingdom carved their tombs in the mountains aiming to hide their treasure and protect their mummies.

Then to the Mortuary temple of the famous queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Lunchtime in a local restaurant (optional).

Continue to visit the massive temple of Karnak. It was linked to the town of Luxor by a long sphinx lined avenue. Inside the large courtyard are three temples. The much photographed Hypo-style Hall has an impressive 134 towering columns, each is carved with scenes of gods and pharaohs, and hieroglyphic inscriptions cover the walls.

At the end, transfer to Luxor train station to take your overnight sleeper train back to Cairo.

Meals included: breakfast, and dinner in the train.

Accommodation: Overnight sleeper train.

Day 7: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Khan Al Khalili and Departure Transfer

Upon arrival at Cairo train station, meet your guide to start your day tour to the Egyptian Museum; home to the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit, see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.

Have lunch at a local restaurant (optional) before exploring some of the most famous churches in Cairo. Travel to the Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr. Both these churches were built into the walls of the Babylon Fortress and their remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures. Visit the Church of St Sergius next before driving back to your hotel.

Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace or have a chance to visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha At Salah Al Din Citadel. (you need to choose either Khan Al Khalil Bazaars or the Citadel)

Drive Back in comfort to Cairo Airport to take your flight back home or if you can add extra nights to your time in Cairo, then you have a chance to join any other optional sightseeing tours to Alexandria from Cairo or an overnight White and black desert.

Our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.

Meals included: breakfast on board the train.

Accommodation: No accommodation Included.


  • All Cabins Contain:
    • Mini Bar.
    • Safe Deposit Box.
    • Satellite TV.
    • Private Bathroom with full bathtub.

Additional Information:

  • Child rate applies only when sharing 2 paying adults.
  • A child from 5 to 11 years old accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.
  • Prices are quoted in U.S dollars , per person per trip and valid, except during Christmas, New Year and Easter Holidays (100$ per person per night will be charged as extra supplement for these Holidays).
  • If your arrival to Luxor is so early, so we might start the tour direct upon arrival as Cruise check in at 12:00.
  • Sometimes due to sailing conditions on the River Nile, Nile Cruises itineraries schedule and sailing time maybe updated. We assure that our clients will see all what is on their itineraries but maybe in different order.
  • You will need to pay all the entrance fees to the sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary by card except the High Dam and motorboat to Philae temple.
  • If you want to have your own room, then you need to book for a single person.
  • If you are traveling in a group of 3 people, you will enjoy one triple room.
  • If you are traveling in a group and wanted to have your own room, then do a separate booking for a single person.
  • Upon booking, it is very important to provide us with your passports copies to be able to buy the sleeping train tickets.
  • Available to upgrade to flight tickets instead of the sleeping train with extra charge.


  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • All transfers, pick up and drop off by A.C vehicle.
  • 2 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Al Khalili Bazaars.
  • 3 nights on a 5- star Cruise based on full board with sightseeing tours.
  • Meals on the cruise starts with lunch and ends with breakfast.
  • Rounded-trip Sleeper Train from Cairo to Aswan and return from Luxor or reverse
  • 1-Night accommodation at 4-star Hotel in Giza with BB (bed and breakfast).


  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • International or domestics flights.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Water or Beverages on the cruise.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers and Cruise crew.
  • Wi-Fi on the cruise (available with extra charge).

Optional Tours:

  • Hot Air Balloon In Luxor (100$ USD per person)
  • Abu Simbel temples private tour (120$ USD per person starting from 2 Travelers, and 180$ USD per single person)
  • Nubian Village by motorboat (50$ USD per person)
  • Alexandria day tour from Cairo.

Cruise Price:

  •  Per Single Cabin: 1500$
  • Per Person in Double Cabin: 1100$
  • Per Person in Triple Cabin: 1100$

Children Policy:

  • Child (0 – 01.99) free of charge .
  • Child (2 – 04.99) sharing with their parents pay, 150$ USD.
  • Child (5 – 11.99) sharing with their parents pay, 800$ USD per child.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
  • Children policy applied to children who share rooms with their parents (maximum 1 child sharing parent’s room).

Christmas and New Year Holidays (18/12/2024 to 02/01/2025):

  • Per Single Cabin: 1850$ USD
  • Per Person in Double Cabin: 1450$ USD
  • Per Person in Triple Cabin: 1450$ USD

Children Policy (18/12/2024 to 02/01/2025):

  • Child (0 – 01.99) free of charge .
  • Child (2 – 04.99) sharing with their parents pay, 150$ USD.
  • Child (5 – 11.99) sharing with their parents pay, 1050$ USD per child.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
  • Children policy applied to children who share rooms with their parents (maximum 1 child sharing parent’s room).
  • A child from 5 to 11 years old accompanied by one adult will be treated as an adult.


Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays.


Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room) 

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