Luxor and Aswan by train 8 Days / 7 Nights

Fly Me To The "Egypt"
Price 1285
Duration 8 Days
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Overview Tour

Frank Sinatra once sang "Fly Me to the Moon," and it looks really interesting; but maybe it's not that possible in the meantime. But still, we can fly you to a magnificent country that could be compared to the moon, Great Egypt.


Get to know the start of history through visiting this sacred land.


Start in Cairo with its cultural diversity, then take a train to Aswan to go deeper into history. Enjoy a Nile Cruise between Aswan and Luxor with all the Monuments and Temples.


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 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, containing more than 100.000 pieces of antiquities from the deep history, which will let you know about this great country. While walking there, don't miss the Tut Ankh Amen section, which contains his treasures found when his tomb was discovered in 1922.

visit Salah El Din Citadel, built to face the crusades by the Islamic army leader Salah El-Din. Within the walls of the fortress, there are around five mosques, but the most eye-catching one is the one built by Mohamed Ali Pasha in the 19th century and called the Alabaster Mosque.

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

Lunch will be served during visits.

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. This is a magical spot on the Nile, enjoy and relax.

Upon arrival at Aswan, visit the High Dam, the barrier against any Nile floods, and producer of power to develop the entire country.

Then visit Philae Temple, it's where you'll be introduced to the Egyptian mythology by meeting goddess Isis. This temple was facing the danger of sinking due to High Dam construction, but it was saved in the right moment by UNESCO.

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, dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile, and Haroeris, the falcon, two more gods to meet from the Egyptian mythology.

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

Then visit Edfu Temple to meet the falcon again but with the name of Horus.

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 Kings from the age of the new kingdom were buried in a fancy way so they could go through the afterlife as they believed. You'll be able to go inside three of these tombs to witness how great they are. (Tutankhamen's tomb is excluded)

The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, she was leading Egypt to greatness and had left us this temple to remember her as the powerful Queen. It was designed by Senmout, who was a brilliant engineer.

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; every inch of this temple has its own history, this temple was built during 2000 years by so many Kings from different ages.

Then visit Luxor Temple, where the Kings could renew their Kingship. It 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 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 have a date with the most precious monument of Egypt, The Great Pyramids of Giza. These massive structures were built from more than 4500 years, arousing so many questions and mysteries. They belong to three Kings, Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, to be their tombs and their gate to the afterlife.

Then visiting the ruins of Memphis, King Menes founded it during the third dynasty. Now it's an open-air museum where you can find the tallest statue of king Ramses II.

End the tour at Sakkara Complex, where so many things were made for the first time, buildings with columns and Pyramids. The first pyramid to be built is here; it's known as The Step Pyramid, belonging to King Djoser.

Lunch will be served during visits.

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.

Unfortunately, this excursion had come to an end, but it's still possible to visit again.

Accommodation Plan:

Hotels
steigenberger el tahrir Steigenberger El Tahrir
radisson blue Radisson Blue
Prices
$ 1880 Per Person in Single Room
$ 1285 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1265 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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