Luxor and Aswan by train 8 Days / 7 Nights

Seat Of Civilization
Price 1275
Duration 8 Days
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8 days 7 nights luxor aswan by train

Overview Tour

Take a train across Egypt, from Cairo to Aswan, to get a glance over a great history. This country has been the seat of civilization for more than 5000 years; you'll be having a concentrated dose of amusement in only 8 days, get ready.


Start and conclude in Cairo, with all the history diversity, and have a Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at Cairo Airport in Egypt.
  • 2 Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide, including lunch.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo, with breakfast.
  • 3 nights accommodation on Nile cruise with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • 2 nights sleeper train (Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo)
  • All visits while on the cruise with our tour guide (visits as mentioned in program).
  • Entrance fees to all archeological sites mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 30 minutes of local calling sim card during your stay in Egypt.
  • One small bottle of water per day during tours.

Excluded

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Egypt. (can be issued on the spot at the airport for some nationalities, Not All).
  • Any kind of tips. (guide, representative, drivers,…etc).
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

Upon arriving at Cairo International Airport, you'll find our representative waiting for you to help you through passport control.

Time to go to the hotel to check-in and enjoy your welcome drink. Have a good rest; Goodnight.

   

Good morning, have breakfast and get ready to explore the capital.

visit The Egyptian Museum , to have an overlook of Egyptian history, 100.000 original pieces of antiquities will let you understand how these people were living. Don't miss the treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen .

visit Salah El Din Citadel, a massive fortress in the middle of Cairo, was built to stand against the crusades. Salah El-Din, who was the leader of the Islamic army, had given the order of making it. You'll also find Mohamed Ali Mosque, built based on the Ottoman Empire Islamic architecture in the 19th century.

visit Khan El Khalili, to walk freely between its old but beautiful streets and buy a souvenir for your friends and family.

Stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

Our representative will take you to Giza Railway Station after the city tour, to take the overnight train to Aswan.

Enjoy your dinner on the train, and have a goodnight of sleep.

   

Good morning. Enjoy your breakfast on the train while you arrive at Aswan Railway Station..

Upon arrival at Aswan, visit the High Dam was built during the early sixties to be Egypt's barrier against Nile water floods and to produce electricity. A megastructure built by Egyptians, defeating all challenges.

Then visit Philae Temple , the house of goddess Isis, this temple was moved from its original location to Agilkia Island, due to the High Dam construction, to be saved from sinking.

You'll be transferred to the Nile Cruise to check-in and have some rest.

In the afternoon, have a relaxing Felucca ride on the River Nile between Elephantine Islands and Granite quarries.

Return to the ship to start sailing to Kom Ombo.

Dinner and Lunch will be served on board. Enjoy your stay.

   

Good morning, have your breakfast on board, then get ready for today's adventure.

You'll visit Kom Ombo Temple first; this temple is different from other ones because it has double dedications, Sobek, the crocodile, and Haroeris, the falcon.

Back to the cruise to continue sailing toward Edfu while enjoying your Lunch.

Then visit Edfu Temple , house of the god Horus the falcon, god of the sky.

Back to the ship to enjoy your dinner while sailing through Esna Lock toward your final destination, Luxor.

   

This is Luxor ; this is the center of history in Egypt; you'll be walking between a lot of temples and monuments that have existed for centuries, and still here to witness the greatness.

As you arrive at Luxor, you'll visit the attractions of the West Bank.

The Valley Of The Kings, it's a cemetery from the age of the new kingdom, where you'll find the tombs of some great Kings. You'll be able to go inside three of these tombs. (Tomb of Tutankhamen is excluded)

The Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut ; she was a woman, and she was ruling Egypt, this temple is mirroring how great she was. It was designed by her brilliant engineer Senmout.

The Two Colossi of Memnon, they are massive stone statues of Amenophis III of the 18th dynasty; these are what had been left from an old destroyed temple.

Back on board to have your meals, enjoy your stay on board.

   

Good morning. Enjoy your breakfast before checking out from the Nile Cruise. You still have to complete your Luxor's experience.

Visit the Temple of Karnak ; it had taken 2,000 years to be fully completed, every King from the Middle Kingdom till the Ptolemaic period, had left his print in this temple.

Then visit Luxor Temple, where the famous Obelisk of "La Concorde" was taken. The temple was built by King Amenophis III, then later-on, King Ramses II added to it.

When you finish the visits, you'll be transferred to Luxor Railway Station to return to Cairo.

You'll eat your dinner on the train and spend the night. Goodnight.

   

Have your breakfast on the train as you arrive at Giza Railway Station in Cairo.

You'll make another city tour in Cairo, as there is a lot that you haven't seen yet.

You'll be visiting Egypt's iconic monument, The Great Pyramids of Giza . Till now we don't know a lot of secrets about such megastructures, we still not sure about how it was built, but what we are sure about is that these were tombs of three Kings: Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus—guarded by the Sphinx that has a human head and lion body.

Then visit the ruins of Memphis, the first capital in ancient Egypt. Menes founded it during the third dynasty.

End the tour at Sakkara Complex to see the first attempt of building a pyramid. It belongs to King Djoser, but it's known by The step pyramid.

Stop for lunch in a local restaurant.

Then you'll be transferred to the hotel to check-in and spend the night.

   

Finish your breakfast then check-out from the hotel.

You'll be transferred to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight back home.

One visit to Egypt isn't enough; we hope to see you again until then we wish you all the best.

Accommodation Plan:

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Prices
$ 1915 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1275 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1255 Per Person in Trible Room
Children Policy

Child under 06 years old will be charged by 25% of the adult total package rate Under from 06 – 11.99 years old will be charged by 50% of the adult total package rate All children of 12 years or older are considered adults and will be charged with a full package rate.


If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation should be sent toTripidays Egy Tours by email, also an acknowledge email should be resent from Tripidays to the clients reconfirming receiving the cancellation and the following cancellation fees will be applied on the total package price:


From 45 to 30 days before your arrival, 25% of the total package price will be charged.

From 29 to 15 days before your arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged.

From 14 to 07 days before your arrival, 75% of the total package price will be charged.

From 06 days and less, 100% of the total package price will be charged.


All cancelation conditions will be changed during Christmas, New Year & Easter periods


All domestic flight canceled within your program will be subject to the airline cancellation policy

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the requested holiday. The confirmed tour will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of the full price. The deposit will be increased to be 50% during Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays and all packages including flight issues. This deposit will be a part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The rest of the full payment should be paid within 7 days from receiving your booking confirmation.

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