Egypt by Train from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan

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Start on any day you wish. Valid until 30 Oct 2017

 Cairo 2 nights, Luxor 2 nights and also in Aswan plus 2nights on overnight sleeper train with optional side trip to Abu Simbel

Jan - Oct 30, 2017

For those interested in seeing the wonders of Egypt but prefer not to cruise.

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Itinerary:
Day 1 Cairo - Arrival
Arrival Cairo International Airport, our representative will meet and assist you through Passport Control and Customs. Transfer to your hotel, free time to recover from jet-lag, and overnight.

Day 2 Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel. Full day sightseeing tour to visit the three Pyramids of Giza, once considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World; the mysterious great Sphinx with a lion's body, a human face and a royal beard. Continue on the Memphis, the once magnificent capital city of legendary King Menes, the first pharaoh to wear the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. After lunch we'll visit Sakkara and the famous Step Pyramid of Zoser, the first large stone building in the world. Return to Cairo, overnight B.L.D
Optional:* Enter one of the three Pyramids at Giza.

Day 3 Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel. Full-day sightseeing tour to the outstanding Egyptian Museum of Antiquities with the largest collection of Egyptian art in the world. Lunch, followed by visiting medieval Cairo including the Citadel of Saladin, the Mohammed Ali and Sultan Hassan Mosques and the famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Lunch will be during the tour. Evening transfer to Cairo Station for your sleeper train to Luxor. Overnight sleeper train to Luxor. B.L.D. Optional:* Visit the Mummies section of the Museum.

Day 4 Luxor
Upon arrival in Luxor you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. After a short rest your tour begins on the East bank of the Nile where you will visit the Luxor and Karnak Temples. Overnight at your hotel. B.
Optional:* Experience the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple.

Day 5 Luxor
Breakfast at your hotel. Visit the West bank of the Nile to see the Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Temples of Hatshepsute at Dier El Bahary and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight at your hotel B.
Optional:* Enter the tomb of Tutankhamun and/or Nefertari.

Day 6 Luxor - Aswan
After breakfast your morning is free to explore Luxor at your leisure. In the afternoon check out of your hotel and transfer to Luxor station for your trip to Aswan by train. Upon arrival in Aswan you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Aswan B.

Day 7 Aswan
After breakfast your tour includes all the monuments of this lovely city, including the relocated temple at Philae, the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and trip around the island by Felucca. Overnight in Aswan B. Optional:* Attend the evening Sound and Light show at Philae Temple.

Day 8 Aswan - Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel and rest of the afternoon is free. Afternoon transfer to Aswan station for your sleeper train to Cairo. Sleeper train to Cairo B.D. Optional:* Visit the temples of Nefertari and Ramses at Abu Simbel by plane.

Day 9 Cairo - Final Departure
Upon arrival in Cairo (about 8:00am) our representative will meet and assist you to Cairo International Airport for your final flight. (Please note that the final flight must be after 10:00am) B.

Tour Package Includes:
• Round-trip transfers within Egypt including handling and porterage
• 2 nights accommodation at your choice of hotels in Cairo based on half board.
• 2 nights aboard the Sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
• 2 nights accommodation at Hotel in Luxor Hotel with buffet breakfast.
• 2 nights accommodation at Hotel in Aswan with buffet breakfast.
• Full day Cairo Pyramids Tour: Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara including lunch.
• Full day Cairo City Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Bazaar including lunch.
• Half day East bank Luxor: Karnack and Luxor Temples.
• Half day West Bank Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon.
• One way Rail Aswan-Luxor.
• Full day Aswan: Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam and Felucca sail.
• Service of English or French speaking guide.
• All entrance fees and hotel taxes.

The Tour Package does not include:
• Visa to enter Egypt
• Departure taxes, optional tours
• Tips and personal expenses



B = Breakfast        L = Lunch   D = Dinner

Rates  Jan  - 30 Oct 2017
Price in US$ based on 2-5 passengers traveling together * 3* hotels
4*hotels
5*standard hotels
5* Deluxe Hotels
Price per person in double or triple occupancy 999 1045 1167 1335
Single supplement (2 or more people traveling together) 247 259 341 485


Infant 0-2 Years: free (sharing with 2 adults)
Child 3-12 Years: 50% discount

 

Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by flight EGYPT AIR excluding entrée fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Flight + Guide: Per Person: US$ 280
 
Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by flight CHARTER excluding entrée fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Flight + Guide: Per Person: 219.00 US$. (Upon Availability).
 
Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by PRIVATE BUS including entrée fees + all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Deluxe A/C Bus + Guide: Per Person: 150.00 USD$ Per adult.
 
Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by COLLECTIVE BUS excluding entrée fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Guide at the Temples of Abu Simple: Per Person: 38.00 USD$ Per adult. (We do not recommend the Collective Bus).

Hotel names (or similar):

3* category:

In Cairo
Pharaohs Hotel
In Luxor:
New Emilio Hotel or Philip Hotel or Tutotel Partner Hotel or Queens Valley Hotel 
In Aswan: Cleopatra Hotel or Similar

4* category:
In Cairo: Oasis Hotel or or Zoser Hotel or Similar
In Luxor: Mercure Luxor Hotel or Pyramisa Isis Luxor City View or similar
In Aswan:  Isis Corniche Hotel or Similar

5* standard category:
In Cairo: Pyramids Park Hotel or Grand Pyramids Hotel or Amarante Pyramids Hotel or Safir Hotel 
In Luxor: Pyramisa Isis Luxor Hotel or Similar
In Aswan: Pyramisa Isis Aswan Hotel or Similar

5* deluxe category:
In Cairo:  Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel or Pyramisa Cairo Hotel or Mena House or Ramsis Hilton
In Luxor: Sofitel le Karnak or Sheraton Luxor
In Aswan: Pyramisa Isis Aswan Hotel or Similar 

OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL EXCURSION FROM ASWAN

Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by flight EGYPT AIR excluding entrée fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Flight + Guide: Per Person: 269.00 US$)
 
 Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by flight CHARTER excluding entrée fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Flight + Guide: Per Person: 219.00 US$. (Upon Availability).
 
Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by PRIVATE BUS including entrée fees + all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Deluxe A/C Bus + Guide: Per Person: 150.00 USD$ Per adult.
 
Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by COLLECTIVE BUS excluding entrée fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Guide at the Temples of Abu Simple: Per Person: 38.00 USD$ Per adult. (We do not recommend the Collective Bus).

Extensions available on request:


- Red Sea extension

- Mount Sinai and St. Catherine extension

- Bahariya oasis excursion

- Alexandria and Al Alamien

 

 

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