Cairo, Luxor & Aswan By Sleeper Train 8 days \ 7 nights

For History Addicted
Price 1570
Duration 8 Days
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Overview Tour

Egypt is where history started. If you want to explore this history, you should start it from its motherland. But take care, Egypt is an addiction hard to lose it.


A journey between Egypt’s most historical cities. Get ready to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the magical Abu Simbel Temple.


And a lot more magical sightseeing between Luxor and Aswan.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at the airport.
  • 2 nights in sleeping train with dinner and breakfast. (CAI/LXR – ASW/CAI).
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
  • 1 night accommodation in Luxor with breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Aswan with breakfast.
  • A full-day tour in Cairo with an Egyptologist tour guide.
  • Transfer from Luxor to Aswan by bus with visits.
  • Transfer from Aswan to Abu Simbel by bus for visits and return.
  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
  • 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 for: guide, representative, drivers,…etc.
  • Extra drinks or meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Entry inside: the Pyramids, solar boat, tombs not mentioned, or with extra fees.

Itinerary

   

This is Egypt. Welcome to your second home; upon arrival, you'll meet our representative who will help you through passport control and other customs formalities.

You'll be transported to the hotel, check-in, and have a good night.

   

Good morning, have your breakfast and get ready for the upcoming adventure.

Start the Capital tour, start the Egyptian adventure.

let us introduce you to Egypt the right way by a visit to the Egyptian Museum, where you can find more than 100.000 pieces of antiquities giving you a hint about what you're going to witness in the next few days. You can find the famous treasure of King Tut Ankh Amen that had kept its quality over the centuries.

The Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, three majestic Pyramids aged more than 4000 years old, built by Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus three great Kings were laying there comfortably after creating these masterpieces, guarded by the Sphinx.

Khan El Khalili, have a walking tour between the streets of an old district, and enjoy the ancient Islamic architecture while discovering this open market, get yourself a souvenir.

Stop for lunch during visits.

After such a good day, you'll be transported to the railway station to take a sleeping train toward Luxor.

Dinner will be served on board.

   

While still on the train, breakfast will be served on board.

Upon arrival, you'll meet our representative, who will lead you to the west bank where you'll start your journey.

Valley of the Kings, where many tombs are existing, belong to some great Kings and nobles from the new kingdom, and you'll be able to visit three tombs from inside, so don't miss going inside the one belongs to King Tut Ankh Amen.

Temple Of Queen Hatshepsut: In this Temple, the Queen was worshiped with god Amen. This Temple was designed by a brilliant engineer named Senmout, who was also known as the Queen lover.

the two Colossi of Memnon: They are two massive stone statues of the pharaoh Amenophis III, who reigned in Egypt during the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Then you'll be transported to your hotel, check-in, get rested, charge your energy, the day isn't done yet.

There are two other main attractions to explore in the afternoon.

Karnak Temple, it's where all Kings and rulers overages were adding their marks as proof of existence, 2000 years of construction, starting with Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom, and continued into the Ptolemaic period.

the Luxor Temple, founded by Amenophis III and the great Ramses II to be where the King could celebrate his Kingship.

Enough for today, go back to the hotel. Good night.

   

After your breakfast, you'll check-out from the hotel; there's a road trip waiting for you.

You'll be on your way to Aswan, but not directly, there's a couple of stops that should be made.

visit Edfu Temple, to know more about Pharaohs, you should know about their beliefs and religions; this Temple is dedicated to god Horus the Falcon, son of Isis and Osiris.

visit Kom Ombo Temple, to go deeper into their life, this one has a dual dedication, first Sobek, the crocodile, the god of fertility, second the falcon god Haroeris.

After these two visits, you'll continue your way toward Aswan, where you'll check-in at a nice hotel upon arrival and get some rest.

Aswan is such a magical city; that's why you'll have a free afternoon to explore it by yourself.

Then go back to the hotel, and enjoy your comfort stay, and have a good night.

   

Wake up early. Have a quick breakfast.

You'll be on a day trip to a magnificent spot that's 3 hours faraway from Aswan, Abu Simbel Temple; this place has its own magic that you can lose your mind; it was saved by UNESCO from the inundation caused by Lake Nasser. King Ramses II built it to be worshiped as a god and to celebrate his birthday and coronation day by a special phenomena called the sun festival, where the sun reflects on the King's statue on these two days. And also, you can find a smaller temple built by the King to his wife, Nefertari.

Then back to Aswan, go to the hotel for some rest.

In the afternoon, relax by a nice felucca ride between Elephantine Islands.

Back to the hotel, have sweet dreams.

   

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel.

Before leaving this inspiring city, have another tour through its attractions.

The High Dam, Egypt's shield against the Nile floods, and it's the main source of electricity. It was constructed between 1960 and 1971, producing the lake Nasser behind it. One of the largest artificial lakes in the world.

visit Philae Temple, it was on the edge of destruction, but a saving campaign led by UNESCO had moved it from its original island to Agilkia Island. This Temple is dedicated to goddess Isis.

Then you'll be transported to Aswan rail station, take a sleeping train to Cairo.

   

You'll have your breakfast on the train. Upon arrival, you'll be transported to your hotel.

You'll have the opportunity to explore the capital as a local, get lost between its streets, and enjoy the adventure.

   

After your breakfast, you'll be checked out from the hotel and then transferred to Cairo International Airport.

People of Egypt always say that whoever drinks from Nile water will come back again to this land one day; we can make you realize this proverb.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
steigenberger pyramids Steigenberger Pyramids
hilton luxor Hilton Luxor
movenpick aswan Movenpick Aswan
sleeping train sleeping Train
Prices
$ 2280 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1570 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1550 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.

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.

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

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