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Cairo + Aswan to Luxor Overland

EGY 1006 - 07 Days
Tour Itinerary

DAY 01 - Arrival:
Arrival to Cairo Airport and meet for transfer on to the hotel. Rest of the day is then at leisure (as per your flight arrival time). Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 02 - Giza Sightseeing:
Meet in hotel lobby with the tour guide to begin the sightseeing excursion with a visit to Memphis, ancient capital of Egypt dating from 3100 BC which contains the beautiful representation of King Ramsis II through his colossal statue. Then proceed to Sakkara to see the world-famous Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest known of Egypt's 107 Pyramids. At the Pyramids area, visit the Three Pyramids built for Pharaohs Cheops, Chephren & Mycerinus and the mysterious Sphinx. After tour transfer to rail station for departure on overnight sleeper train to Aswan, dinner onboard train.


DAY 03 - Aswan Sightseeing:
Breakfast onboard train, arrival to Aswan and meet for transfer to hotel. Then depart with guide on a full day tour visiting the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Afterwards enjoy a felucca ride on the Nile offering views of Elephantine Island and Agha Khan Mausoleum. Overnight in Aswan. **Optional extra excursion to Abu Simbel (by land or by flight) can be added.


DAY 04 - Edfu & Kom Ombo:
Breakfast, check-out and depart on the drive from Aswan to Luxor. Along the way stop in Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek & Haroeris & then in Edfu to visit Temple of Horus the largest and most completely preserved Pharoanic Temple that combines Pharaonic and Greek architectures. Overnight in Luxor. **Optional extra Light & Sound Show at Karnak Temple can be added.


DAY 05 - Luxor Sightseeing:
Breakfast, check-out and depart on full day tour visiting Luxor & Karnak Temples along with the Valley of Kings & Queens, Colossi of Memnon and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After touring some free time before transfer to rail station for overnight sleeper train back to Cairo, dinner onboard train.


DAY 06 - Cairo Highlights Tour:
Breakfast onboard train, arrival and meet for transfer. Then depart on full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin (with its Alabaster Mosque and Tomb of Ottoman ruler Mohamed Ali), Old Cairo area (with mix of Islamic and Christian Monuments) and Khan El-Khalily Bazaar. Overnight in Cairo.


DAY 07 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and per your international flight departure time meet for transfer to Cairo Airport.

What's included?

Hotel accomodation on bed & breakfast basis

All noted sightseeing per itinerary (on private basis)

Roundtrip overnight sleeper train tickets, HB basis

Transfers in Cairo, Aswan & Luxor on arrivals/departures

Taxes and handling services

NOTES:

This package is available year round, January to December

Extra days / nights and additional tours can be added

Suitable for individuals and groups

Average Package Rates:

(for reference only - depends on season, number of persons, hotels, etc)

4* standard starting from : US$ per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

5* standard starting from : US$ per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

5* superior starting from : US$ per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

Please use the Booking / Enquiry Form for any questions you may have regarding this travel package and/or to receive a quote based on your preference of accommodation (4*/5*standard/5*superior) and dates/month of travel.