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Enchanting 8-Days 7-Nights Egypt Holiday Cairo and Nile Cruise by Sleeper Train

8-Days 7-Nights
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Overview

Experience the splendor and beauty of historical Egypt on an enchanting 8-days budget holiday. Visit one of the oldest seven wonders in the world, the incredible Pyramids of Giza. Then head all the way down to Aswan by the sleeper train to experience a beautiful lodging on board a Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor with traveling Luxor Karnak Temple, Philae Temple, Edfu Temple, Valley of the Kings and more! Book your holiday now or tailor-made your trip to suit your requirements. We will make your dream a truth.

  • See Cairo, Giza, Aswan and Luxor’s top sights on an 8-day tour.
  • Visit the iconic Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 1 day tours.
  • Travel in style at a 5-star Nile cruise accommodation and meals provided.
  • Relax with private, door-to-door transfers and comfortable hotel pickup and drop-off each day.

Schedule from Cairo

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Package Tour

Tour Duration

8 Days/7 Nights

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt
Egypt Gift Tours representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport, and he will accompany you to the hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle. At the hotel, the representative will assist you to check-in and review your holiday itinerary to confirm pick-up times for each tour. If your flight lands early, then you could take a first look at the pyramids with an amazing sound and light show, or perhaps head into downtown Cairo for a Nile dinner cruise and show (optional).

MEALS INCLUDED

  • No meals included.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Overnight at Cairo 4 star hotel.

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing – Overnight Sleeper Train to Aswan

This morning, after having the breakfast, your private guide will pick up you for a full day tour of Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo.

Start your day by 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.

Enjoy Lunch during the tour at a good quality restaurant and then move to visit the Egyptian Museum, where you explore the splendid collection of Tutankhamun besides many other attractive artifacts.

Then, continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see Benezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church. Later on, you will be transferred to Giza train station to get the sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast on a board sleeper train. Overnight inside your Cabin.

MEALS INCLUDED

  • Breakfast and dinner

ACCOMMODATION

  • Overnight at the Sleeper train

Day 3: Nile Cruise, Aswan Tours

After breakfast on board the train, our representative will meet you at Aswan train station, and he will transfer you by a private air-conditioned vehicle to your Nile Cruise for embarkation in Aswan before lunch. After lunch, you will enjoy visiting the High Dam and Temple of Philae on Isis Island then back to your Nile cruise. Dinner on board.

There is also an early morning optional visit to the UNESCO world heritage site of Abu Simbel. This amazing site was completely dismantled and rebuilt when Lake Nasser was flooded.

Note: If your arrival to Aswan is so early, so we will 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.

ACCOMMODATION:

  • Overnight in Aswan.

MEALS INCLUDED:

  • lunch and dinner.

Day 4: Navigation and Kom Ombo Temple

Breakfast on board. Free leisure morning on the deck. Have lunch and be ready for the cruise navigation by afternoon 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 at Edfu.

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

After your breakfast, 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. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Luxor. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck. Passing through the Esna lock to 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. Late in the afternoon, arrive at Luxor harbor, 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

Day 6: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour and Sleeper train Back to Cairo

Breakfast and check out 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). Then 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.

Later on, you will be transferred to Luxor train station to get the sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner will be served on board the sleeper train.
Overnight in your Cabin

MEALS INCLUDED

  • breakfast and dinner

ACCOMMODATION

  • Overnight at the sleeper train.

Day 7: Cairo Optional Excursions

Breakfast on board the sleeper train before arriving at Giza train station where you will be met and assisted by our representative. He will transfer you to your hotel for free time to stay at your hotel in Cairo. Or choose one of our optional tours, and don’t miss a day on your holiday.
Optional Activities
• Cairo – Step Pyramids of Saqqara and Memphis City

MEALS INCLUDED

  • breakfast.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Overnight Cairo at 4-star Hotel.

Day 8: Cairo – Fly Back Home

Breakfast, and check out, then our representative will escort you to the airport for departure according to your flight details.

Included:

  • All Transfers, pick up and drop off by A.C vehicle.
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • 1 Day Tour in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo.
  •  2 Nights 4-star hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast.
  • 2 nights on sleeper train on half board basis.
  • 3 nights on a 5- star Cruise based on full board with sightseeing tours.
  • Meals on the cruise starts with lunch&ends with breakfast.
  • Round trip Sleeper train tickets Cairo-Aswan/ Luxor-Cairo

Facilities

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

Excluded:

  • Entry Visa to Egypt, International or Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Drinks or meals except the mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any optional Tours or Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers and Cruise crew.
  • Wi-Fi on the cruise.

Tour Price:

  • Single: $
  • 2-15: $

Optional Tours:

  • Hot Air Balloon In Luxor (80 $ per person)
  • Abu Simbel temples join tour (50 $ per person)
  • Abu Simbel temples private tour (120 $ per person)
  • Nubian Village by motorboat (45 $ per person)

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 sharing with their parents, pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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