LPrivate Tour: 8-Days 7-Nights Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Sitting Train from Cairo


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Take an unforgettable experience to discover the magic of Egypt on this 8-days 7-nights Egypt private tour from Cairo. Cover the most famous attractions in Cairo as well as a 4-nigh Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan. In Cairo, discover the Pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian Museum, and Coptic Cairo. Then take an overnight first class sitting train to Luxor to see the temples of Karnak, Luxor, and Hatshepsut, and stroll the Valley of the Kings, before cruising to Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan. Tour includes round-trip first class train tickets, private hotel and airport transfers, and most meals.

  • See Cairo, Giza, Aswan and Luxor’s top sights on 8-days 7-nights private tour
  • Visit the iconic Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo in 1 day tour.
  • 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


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).


  • No meals included.


  • Overnight at Cairo 4 star hotel.

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing Tour- Overnight Sitting Train to Luxor

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 first class sitting train to Luxor.


  • Breakfast and lunch


  • Overnight at the first class sitting train

Day 3: Transfer to Nile Cruise, Luxor East Bank tour

Our expert representative will meet and assist you at Luxor railway station to be transferred by A/C van to your 5 stars Nile Cruise to check in before lunch. Have lunch on board. Then, start your tour by visiting the largest temple ever: Karnak temple built through 2000 years, covering an area of about 63 acres. Proceed to visit Luxor temple, where ancient Egyptian, Christian, and Islamic features are exhibited. Admire its obelisk and statues. Back to the cruise, dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.

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.


  • Overnight in Luxor


  • lunch and dinner.

Day 4: Luxor West Bank Tour & Navigation to Edfu

Breakfast and start your remarkable day by driving to the West Bank to explore the Theban Necropolis by visiting 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. Listen from your guide to her exciting story and how she managed to rule as a sole Pharaoh. End your tour in the West Bank by a photo stop in front of the gigantic statues of Memnon. Return back to the Cruise by noon to have your lunch. Start sailing down the River Nile, afternoon tea on the sundeck. Cross Esna Lock and overnight in Edfu.


  • breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


  • Overnight at Edfu.

Day 5: Edfu Temple & Kom Ombo Temple-Aswan

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. Back to the cruise. Relax on the deck watching the unique landscape and admire the scenery of the Nile river while sailing to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Afternoon tea on the sundeck. Late in the afternoon, stop at Kom Ombo city where to visit the unique double temple of Sobek, the crocodile God and Horus, the falcon God. Return to the cruise and have dinner followed by folkloric party operated by the cruise staff and tour guides. Continue sailing to Aswan for overnight.


  • breakfast,lunch, and dinner.


  • Overnight in Luxor

Day 6: Abu Simbel Optional Excursions

Breakfast on board. Free leisure morning on the deck or should you wish, an optional extra is a day trip to the rock-cut temples built by Ramses II at Abu Simbel, around 185 miles (300 kilometers) south of Aswan, this tour starts at 4:30 am for approx. 8 hours (private or sharing a small group).


  • breakfast, lunch and dinner


  • Overnight in Aswan.

Day 7: Aswan Tour to Philae Temple, High Dam and Overnight Train to Cairo

After breakfast, check out and discover with your guide the highlights of Aswan, listen to the story of the Nubian immigration. 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, you will be transferred to Aswan train station to get the sitting train back to Cairo.


  • breakfast.


  • Overnight at the first class sitting train

Day 8: Cairo – Fly Back Home

Arrive at Giza train station where you will be met and assisted by our representative. He will transfer you Cairo International Airport departure according to your flight details. . 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


  • 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.
  •  1 Night 4-star hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast.
  • 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.
  • Round trip first class sitting train tickets Cairo-Luxorn/ Aswan-Cairo


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


  • Entry Visa to Egypt, International or Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees to the 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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