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Private Guided Tour to Cairo Highlights from Luxor by First Class Sitting Train

Cairo From Luxor by overnight train


Tour Availability: Daily

Pick up Time: 6 pm (Available to change)

Tour Type: Private

Tour Duration: 3 Days

Pick up Location: Luxor east bank hotels or Nile cruises

Site opening time: 8 am to 5 pm

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

Take the overnight first class seated train from Luxor to Cairo for a full day guided tour to the iconic landmarks of Cairo. In Cairo, experience a private tour of the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, and more before your return rail journey. Marvel at the great Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. Visit Egyptian Museum to see the Tut ankh amoun collection of treasures. Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Cairo, the city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and Roman sites. The tour comes with comfortable first class seats and includes all transfers, lunch, and train tickets, as well as an Egyptologist guide in Cairo.

It is available to upgrade the first class sitting train to sleeper train with extra 70$ USD per person each way.


Day 1: Overnight First Class Sitting Train from Luxor to Cairo

At 18:00 pm our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor and transfer you to Luxor train Station for your 10-hour journey to Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo and Train back to Luxor

Arrive at Giza Station by 7:00 am and meet your tour guide who will be waiting for you on the platform holding a sign with your name on it, to start your unforgettable day. Explore the secrets of the ancient Egypt and admire its UNESCO-listed treasures during this tour. Once in Giza, see the majestic pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Learn more about the glory of the ancient Egypt from your guide. stop at the plateau to take a panoramic photo with the three Pyramids as your background. You can enter one of the Pyramids (extra ticket) to add to the adventure and excitement.

Continue to the Great Sphinx, admire the beauty of the Sphinx with its lion’s body and human head, which dates from the time of Chephren, then visit the Valley Temple, a mortuary temple carved from massive blocks of pink Aswan granite, with smooth, alabaster floors.

Proceed to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world. It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the TutankhAmon – A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. You can enter mummies room (extra ticket). Take your lunch at local restaurant (drinks are not included).

Enjoy Old Cairo by seeing the Hanging Church that dates back to the 3rd Century. Also see Ben Ezra Synagogue, and Church of Abu Serga, where the holy crypt and family were in hiding.

Finally around 19:00 pm you will be transferred back to Giza Train Station for your 10 hours journey back to Luxor.

Day 3: Arrive Luxor

Arrival at Luxor train station, meet our local representative and transfer to your hotel in Luxor.


  • Pickup service from your Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle and return.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
  • Bottle of water during the tour.
  • Lunch at a good quality restaurant.
  • Round-trip first class train tickets Luxor/Cairo-Cairo/Luxor


  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Water or beverages during the lunchtime at the restaurant.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 320$ USD
  • 2-15: 220$ USD


Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 01.99 Free of Charge.
  • 2 – 4.99 pay 120$ USD
  • 5 – 11.99 pay 170$ USD
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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