Luxor and Aswan by train 8 Days / 7 Nights

Egypt's Time Machine
Price 1495
Duration 8 Days
Run
Reviews
8 days 7 nights luxor cairo aswan

Overview Tour

Travel through time while visiting Egypt, you'll be moving between different eras and periods.


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).
  • Any visit or service not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 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. Have a good rest; Goodnight.

   

Good morning, have breakfast.

For your opening day, you'll be moving between times, get ready to explore the capital.

visit The Egyptian Museum , to have a glance over the pharaonic time while walking between 100.000 pieces of antiquities. Don't miss the treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen .

visit Salah El Din Citadel, during crusades, it was the Egyptian's defense point. It was built by Salah El-Din, who was the leader of the Islamic army. You'll also find Mohamed Ali Mosque, or The Alabaster Mosque, inspired by Ottoman Islamic architecture in the 19th century.

visit Khan El Khalili, have a free walk between these old market streets and get yourself a souvenir.

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 before you arrive at Aswan Railway Station.

Upon arrival at Aswan , visit the High Dam, it was built in the early sixties to help to develop the country; it was a huge challenge defeated by the Pharaohs grandchildren.

Then visit Philae Temple , the house of goddess Isis, taking Agilkia Island as a new safe location after been relocated by UNESCO to save it from Nile water rising level.

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.

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, where you can find two symbols, a crocodile which refers to god Sobek, and a falcon refers to god Haroeris.

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

Then visit Edfu Temple , where the falcon is also taking place, it is considered as the most preserved temple. It was built entirely during the Ptolemaic era.

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 feeling like you have traveled back in time; history is all around you.

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

visit The Valley Of The Kings, where some great Kings from the new kingdom were buried. The inside of these tombs is mind-blowing. You can go inside three of them.(Tutankhamen's tomb is excluded.)

The Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut , a strong independent woman, who was ruling Egypt, and had left behind this masterpiece to be remembered forever. Designed by a brilliant engineer, Senmout, who was believed to be the Queen's lover.

visit The Two Colossi of Memnon, ruins of a destroyed temple depicting King Amenophis III of the 18th dynasty.

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's not just a temple that was built from a long time ago, its construction is history itself, it was built during 2000 years by so many Kings from different dynasties and periods.

Then visit Luxor Temple was built by Amenophis III, then later on Ramses II added to it, dedicated to Kingship rejuvenation.

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 before arriving 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 . Three lined up pyramids forming the famous Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus trio. Maybe these are not the oldest nor the only pyramids in Egypt, but they are the most famous—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, where you can visit an open museum containing the tallest statue ofKing Ramses II .

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.

Egyptians believe that whoever drinks from the Nile Water should come back again, so make sure to have a sip before leaving.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
cairo sheraton Sheraton Cairo
hilton heliopolis Hilton Heliopolis
amwaj cruise Amwaj Cruise
Prices
$ 2195 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1495 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1465 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.

Tipping
Tipping is a personal expression of your satisfaction with services received from your representative, guide, hotel, cruise, transportations. The staff will greatly appreciate this.
  1. Jacky Garner

    Thanks to Tripidays Egy Tours we got the chance to realise our dream trip to Egypt. It was an amazing trip to Luxor and Aswan, we loved everything through those two great cities. Our itinerary was full of activities, everything was on time, and the staff was very helpful. Thank you Tripidays Egy Tours

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