Egypt by Train - EG306

9 Days to Cairo, Luxor and Aswan

 2 nights in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan  and overnight sleeper train
with optional side trip to Abu Simbel

Start on any day you wish.

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Day 1 Cairo - Arrival
Arrival Cairo International Airport, our representative will meet and assist you through Passport Control and Customs. Transfer to your hotel, free time to recover from jet-lag, and overnight.

Day 2 Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel. Full day sightseeing tour to visit the three Pyramids of Giza, once considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World; the mysterious great Sphinx with a lion's body, a human face and a royal beard. Continue on the Memphis, the once magnificent capital city of legendary King Menes, the first pharaoh to wear the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. After lunch we'll visit Sakkara and the famous Step Pyramid of Zoser, the first large stone building in the world. Return to Cairo, overnight B.L.D
Optional:* Enter one of the three Pyramids at Giza.

Day 3 Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel. Full-day sightseeing tour to the outstanding Egyptian Museum of Antiquities with the largest collection of Egyptian art in the world. Lunch, followed by visiting medieval Cairo including the Citadel of Saladin, the Mohammed Ali and Sultan Hassan Mosques and the famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Lunch will be during the tour. Evening transfer to Cairo Station for your sleeper train to Luxor. Overnight sleeper train to Luxor. B.L.D.
Optional:* Visit the Mummies section of the Museum.


Day 4 Luxor
Upon arrival in Luxor you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. After a short rest your tour begins on the East bank of the Nile where you will visit the Luxor and Karnak Temples. Overnight at your hotel. B.
Optional:* Experience the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple.

Day 5 Luxor
Breakfast at your hotel. Visit the West bank of the Nile to see the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temples of Hatshepsute at Dier El Bahary and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight at your hotel B.
Optional:* Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun and/or Nefertari.

Day 6 Luxor - Aswan
After breakfast your morning is free to explore Luxor at your leisure. In the afternoon check out of your hotel and transfer to Luxor station for your trip to Aswan by train. Upon arrival in Aswan you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight. B.

Day 7 Aswan
After breakfast your tour includes all the monuments of this lovely city, including the relocated temple at Philae, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and trip around the island by Felucca. Overnight in Aswan B.
Optional:* Attend the evening Sound and Light show at Philae Temple.


Day 8 Aswan - Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel and rest of the afternoon is free. Afternoon transfer to Aswan station for your sleeper train to Cairo. Sleeper train to Cairo B.D.
Optional:* Visit the temples of Nefertari and Ramses at Abu Simbel by plane.


Day 9 Cairo - Final Departure
Upon arrival in Cairo (about 8:00am) our representative will meet and assist you to Cairo International Airport for your final flight. (Please note that the final flight must be after 10:00am) B.

Includes:
Round-trip transfers within Egypt including handling and porterage
2 nights accommodation at your choice of hotels in Cairo based on half board.
2 nights aboard the Sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
2 nights accommodation at Hotel in Luxor Hotel with buffet breakfast.
2 nights accommodation at Hotel in Aswan with buffet breakfast.
Full day Cairo Pyramids Tour: Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara including lunch.
Full day Cairo City Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Bazaar including lunch.
Half day East bank Luxor: Karnack and Luxor Temples.
Half day West Bank Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon.
One way Rail Aswan-Luxor.
Full day Aswan: Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam and Felucca sail.
Service of English or French speaking guide.
All entrance fees and hotel taxes

Meals as per designation B - Breakfast, L - Lunch and D - Dinner

Excludes:
Visa to enter Egypt
Departure taxes, optional tours
Tips and personal expenses

Price Per Person In USD:

 Egypt by Train  EG306
2020 USD Per Person Standard 5 Star Superior 5 Star Deluxe 5 Star
 Price per Person in DBL                    1,249                       1,395                       1,596
 Single Supplement                        309                           408                           579
 Child (3-12)                        750                           838                           958
 Groups 6 to 10 People 
 Price per Person in DBL                    1,222                       1,368                       1,569

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel Excursion
US $ Per Person Price
 1. Cairo - Abu Simbel - Cairo:  Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)   595
 2. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan Egypt Air Flight + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)   360
 3. Aswan - Abu Simbel - Aswan Private Bus or Car + Transfers + Guide at Temples (Excl. Entrance Fees)  188

Extensions available on request:

- Red Sea extension

- Mount Sinai and St. Catherine extension

- Bahariya oasis excursion

- Alexandria and Al Alamien

 

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