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Fabulous 4-Days Private Tours to Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor by Sitting Train

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Explore the best attractions and iconic sights of Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor in 4 days guided by a private professional Egyptology tour guide. Tour Cairo’s highlights including; Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Dahshur, Egyptian Museum and more in 2 days. Then, visit the coastal city, Alexandria and enjoy a day on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to visit the Greek and Roman sites. Take an overnight sitting train to visit the “world’s greatest open-air museum”, Luxor. Discover the unique and legendary temples of Luxor on a memorable full day from Cairo.

  • Discover Cairo, Alexandria and Luxor’s top sights on a 4-day tours.
  • Visit the iconic Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 2 day tours.
  • Explore one of Egypt’s most impressive cities; Alexandria.
  • Rounded trip overnight first class sitting train to Luxor.
  • Relax with private, door-to-door transfers and comfortable hotel pickup and drop-off each day.
  • 2 lunch in Alexandria and Luxor Day tours included

Schedule from Cairo

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Day Tours 8 am

Tour Duration

3 Days

Itinerary

Day 1: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara and Dahshur

This morning, your private guide will pick up you for a full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Saqqara. Start in chronological order, as it were, by visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara; the 1st ever pyramid built in the history of the mankind “Zoser Pyramid”4800 B.c, built by King Djoser, and then a quick visit to the Carpet School.

Then you will be driven to Dahshour Bent pyramid and the famous Red Pyramid that located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Cairo.

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.

Day 2: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Khan Al Khalili 

After your breakfast, at 8:30 am, 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.

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)

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.

Day 3: Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo & Overnight Sitting train to Luxor 

Start with early morning pick-up around 7:00 am, for a full day tour to Alexandria from Cairo. Tour Alexandria’s most significant and fascinating spots with your private tour guide. See the Greek and Roman masterpieces ruins at the National Museum, descend into the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, with the beautiful artworks, visit the Roman Theater, take in views from the 15-century fortifications at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Explore the New Alexandria library at your own pace. Lunch will served at a seafood restaurant (beverages are not included). At the end, drive Back in comfort to Cairo train station to take the first class sitting train to Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor Full Day tour East and West Banks & Overnight Sitting train to Cairo 

Upon your arrival, meet your guide who will be waiting for you with sign of your name to start your day tour by driving to the west bank to visit the magnificent Valley of the Kings, original burial site of the boy King Tutankhamun; where the royal tombs from the New Kingdom were discovered carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the Pharaohs. Here you will also have the option to explore the tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Proceed to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut; this is a mortuary temple with a unique design as it is the only temple in Egypt built in terrace formation into the cliff face. Hatshepsut was a famous female pharaoh who reigned for about 20 years as one of Egypt’s most successful rulers and wore a false beard and all the trappings of male pharaohs in order to claim the throne for herself. Listen to her exciting story and know how she succeeded to rule as a sole female pharaoh.

Next, make your way to the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III and end you tour in the west bank by a photo stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two 17-meters gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile

Stop for lunch at a good quality restaurant (drinks are not included).

Continue to Karnak temple the largest temple ever built, which is a series of temples, built in different reigns through out 2000 years and covering an area of about 63 acres. Hear the stories and legends  of the ancient Egyptian goddess. Take memorial photos among its huge pillars and halls.

Finally head to Luxor temple, built by king Amonhotep III from the 18th. dynasty and completed by the great king Ramesses II during the 19th dynasty, where ancient Egyptian, Christian and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and well preserved statues.

Around 6:15 pm, you will be transferred to Luxor train station for your 7:00 o’clock train back to Cairo. Upon arrival, our local representative will meet you, then transfer you to your hotel in Cairo.

Included:

  • 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&Al Khalili Bazaars.
  • 1 Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo.
  • 1 Day tour to Luxor East and West Banks.
  • First class sitting train tickets (Cairo=Luxor/Luxor-Cairo)

Excluded:

  • Hotels accommodations in Cairo.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Tipping to Guide and Drivers
  • Any optional Tours.

Tour Price:

  • Single: $
  • 2-15: $

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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