Luxor and Aswan by train 8 Days / 7 Nights

A glance over 7000 years of history
Price 1350
Duration 8 Days
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Overview Tour

Egypt is a country that is full of history, with a civilization that started 7,000 years ago; we will take you on a trip to have a glance at the history that Egypt beholds.


You will be going through the most ancient sites in Egypt from the Old Kingdom to the New Kingdom in Luxor and Aswan.


A trip with lots of history, you wouldn’t want to miss.


Included

  • Meet and assist by our representatives at Cairo Airport in Egypt.
  • 2 Full day tour in Cairo with a private Egyptologist tour guide.
  • 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 the 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

   

When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, our representative will be welcoming you and available to help you through customs formalities.

After that, we will provide transportation to the hotel where you can enjoy the welcome drink while checking in. Then have a good night.

   

Good morning. You’ll check-out from the hotel then depart for a city tour.

You’ll start the city tour with the Egyptian Museum, the largest museum in the region, and the only one in the world that is dedicated to only one civilization. It houses over 100,000 pieces of original antiquities.

Then you’ll see a huge fortress standing high; this is Salah El-Din Citadel, named after its establisher, he built it for defense in the 12th century. In the same place, you’ll find an Islamic architectural masterpiece, Mohamed Ali Mosque that was built later in the 19th century.

You’ll end the tour at Khan El Khalili, the bazaar that took place in the heart of Islamic Cairo since the 15th century.

After that, you’ll be transferred to Giza Railway Station to take the overnight train to Aswan. Enjoy your dinner on the train.

   

You’ll have your breakfast on the train as you arrive at Aswan.

Our representative will meet you at the railway station and transfer you to explore Aswan’s attractions.

First, you’ll see the High Dam of Aswan, modern construction that was built between 1960 and 1971. Its importance goes back to the disasters it’s preventing: floods and drought.

Second, you’ll visit Philae Temple, which was also rescued by UNESCO and moved it to Agilkia Island stone by stone, a very complicated process that took years to be accomplished. It is one of the first temples that were built in dedication to goddess Isis.

Afterward, you’ll be transferred to the Nile cruise to check-in and have some rest.

In the afternoon, you’ll get to enjoy a relaxing Felucca ride on the River Nile.

Then you’ll start sailing toward Kom Ombo. Enjoy your meals on board.

   

You’ll visit Kom Ombo Temple first thing in the morning, directly situated on the riverbank; it is dedicated to the two gods, Sobek, the crocodile, and Haroeris, the Falcon.

After that, you’ll resume sailing toward Edfu.

Upon arriving, you’ll visit Edfu temple, a young and one of the best-preserved temples dedicated to god Horus, a must-stop temple.

All meals will be served on the cruise. You’ll sail toward Luxor passing through Esna Lock, don’t miss watching the passage.

   

Upon arriving at Luxor, you’ll start the exploration by the west bank.

The Valley of the Kings: consisting of about 63 tombs that have been discovered, that dates to nearly 500 years from the 16th century to the 11th century BC. It was a principal burial place of the significant royal figures of the Egyptian New Kingdom.

The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, laying beneath the cliff of El Deir El Bahri, the most significant achievement of the Queen, who crowned herself as the Pharaoh of Egypt.

The Two Colossi of Memnon: They are two enormous stone statues of King Amenophis III of the 18th Dynasty, facing toward the Nile.

All meals will be served on the cruise.

   

As soon as you are done with your breakfast, finish packing your bags to check-out from the Nile Cruise.

Time to explore the eastside of Luxor starting with the Great Temple of Karnak, it took 2000 years to be constructed, this is the modern name of the Temple of Amun at Thebes, the ancient capital of Egypt.

Next, you’ll visit Luxor Temple, located in Thebes; it was always used as a place of worship throughout the ages. It was founded by Amenophis III and continued later by Ramses II.

Then you’ll be transferred to Luxor Railway Station to return to Cairo.

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

   

You’ll have your breakfast on the train as you arrive in Cairo.

Our representative will be waiting for you at the Giza railway station to take you on a full-day city tour in Cairo.

You thought you would come to Egypt and miss its biggest attraction? Well, you thought wrong. Time to see the Three Majestic Pyramids of Giza, they are One of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by the three Kings, Cheops, Chephren, and Myckerinus, guarded by the Sphinx.

Going to another ancient site not far from the pyramids, Memphis, the first capital even in ancient Egypt.

Did you know that the pyramids you saw earlier weren’t the first in Egypt? The first pyramid ever built was “The Step Pyramid” that lays at the Sakkara complex; it was created by King Djoser.

You are done with your final tour in Egypt; you can enjoy Cairo’s nightlife or just wander around the city.

You’ll be transferred to the hotel to check-in and spend the night.

   

Good morning. After you have your last breakfast in Egypt, you’ll check-out from the hotel and get ready to leave.

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

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
ramses hilton Ramses Hilton
le passage Le Passage
Prices
$ 1970 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1350 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1330 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

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.
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