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Package 7-Days 6-Nights Cairo Pyramids, Nile Cruise&Alexandria by Sleeper Train

7-Days 6-Nights
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Overview

Visit all the top attractions of Egypt on a journey from Cairo, through the fascinating cities of Alexandria and Aswan, to Luxor. Start your journey from Cairo, the capital city of Egypt. Tour the city and visit some of its most important landmarks. Visit the iconic pyramids of Giza and Saqqara. Sail down the Nile, one of the world’s most iconic rivers on 3-nights 5-star Nile Cruise. Discover the gems that lie along the Nile between Luxor and Aswan. Get the chance to visit one of Egypt’s most impressive cities; Alexandria on a full-day tour from Cairo. With door-to-door transportation by A/V car.

Schedule from Aswan

Tour Type

Pick up Time

everyday Package Tour

Around 8:00 am

(available to change)

Tour Duration

7-Days 6-Nights

Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo Arrival Transfer

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 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 at 4 star Hotel.

Day 2: Visit The Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara & 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).

ACCOMMODATION

  • Overnight Sleeper train.

Day 3: Aswan Arrival Transfer to Nile Cruise & Aswan Tours

Once in Aswan our licensed tour guide 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 Graeco 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.

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.

ACCOMMODATION:

  • Overnight in Aswan.

Meals included:

  • lunch and dinner.

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.

Day 4: Navigation & 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 & 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 Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor West Bank, Karnak Temple Tour & Overnight Sleeper Train 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). 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.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Overnight sleeper train.

Day 7: Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo & Departure Transfer

Upon arrival at Cairo train station, meet your guide 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 is optional in this tour.

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 of Cairo to visit the Egyptian Museum , Cairo Citadel and Coptic Cairo or a spot of last minute shopping until we take you back to the airport for your departure flight.

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

MEALS INCLUDED

  • breakfast.

ACCOMMODATION

  • No accommodation Included.

Included:

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • All Transfers, pick up & drop off by A.C vehicle.
  • 1 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids and Saqqara.
  • 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.
  • 1 Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo.
  • Rounded-trip Sleeper Train from Cairo to Aswan and return from Luxor or reverse
  • 1-Night accommodation at 4-star Hotel in Cairo.

Facilities

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

Excluded:

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Water or Beverages on the cruise.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Drivers, Cruise crew.
  • Wi-fi on the cruise

Tour Price:

  • Single : 950 $
  • 2-15  : 800 $

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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