Cairo, Aswan and Luxor: 9 Days | 8 Nights

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Duration

9 Days/ 8 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Espanol, Francais

About this tour

Explore the best of Egypt’s history and culture with our 9-day, 8-night tour of Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. Begin your journey in Cairo, where you will visit iconic landmarks such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum. Experience the bustling atmosphere of the city as you immerse yourself in the vibrant markets and delicious cuisine.

Next, travel to Aswan, a charming city on the banks of the Nile River. Enjoy a leisurely boat ride on the river and visit the Temple of Philae, a magnificent structure that was rescued from the rising waters of the Nile. You’ll also visit the High Dam, one of the largest dams in the world, and take a stroll through the colorful local markets.

Finally, head to Luxor, known as the world’s largest open-air museum. Explore the stunning temples of Karnak and Luxor, and take a relaxing horse carriage ride through the city’s historic streets. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Valley of the Kings, where you can see the tombs of the pharaohs and learn about ancient Egyptian burial rituals.

Throughout the tour, you’ll be accompanied by knowledgeable local guides who will provide fascinating insights into Egypt’s rich history and culture. With comfortable accommodations and transportation, this tour is the perfect way to discover the wonders of Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. Book now and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime!

Highlights

  • At our tour company, we understand that every traveler has unique preferences and requirements. That's why we offer customized tours that can be tailored to fit your time, budget, and interests.
  • If you have specific day trips or activities in mind that are not included in the itinerary, we can arrange for them upon request. We have a wide range of optional excursions that you can choose from, such as hot air balloon rides, camel rides, and snorkeling trips, among others.
  • We can also arrange additional accommodation nights before or after the tour if you would like to extend your stay in Egypt. Whether you prefer a budget-friendly hotel or a luxurious resort, we have a variety of options to suit your needs.
  • Our goal is to provide you with a personalized and unforgettable travel experience. Contact us to discuss your preferences and requirements, and we will work with you to create a customized tour that exceeds your expectations.

Included/Excluded

  • Experience the best of Egypt with our 8-night tour, featuring two nights in Cairo, a four-night 5-star Nile cruise with all meals included, and two nights on a luxurious sleeping train from Cairo to Luxor.
  • In Cairo, enjoy a comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation, and explore the vibrant city with the assistance of an experienced tour guide. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum.
  • Next, embark on a four-night Nile cruise, where you will enjoy all-inclusive meals and comfortable accommodations. Sail along the Nile River and visit ancient temples and ruins, including the Temple of Karnak and the Valley of the Kings.
  • After your Nile cruise, travel from Cairo to Luxor in style with two nights on a luxurious sleeping train. Enjoy breakfast and dinner onboard while taking in the stunning views of the Egyptian landscape.
  • Throughout your tour, transportation will be provided for groups of 2 to 8 passengers in a comfortable Toyota HiAce. You'll also have the assistance of an experienced tour guide who will provide fascinating insights into Egypt's rich history and culture.
  • All transfer and pick-up services, as well as Wi-Fi on the bus, are included in the package. Entrance fees tickets to all sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary are also covered, along with the necessary Tourist Police permit and current VAT tax.
  • Please note that lunch and dinner in Cairo are not included in the package. Additionally, expenses such as drinks, phone calls, laundry, and any other items of a personal nature are not included. Tipping for the guide, representative, and drivers is not included and is at your discretion.
  • Please be advised that personal expenses, domestic flight tickets, international flights, and travel insurance are also not included in the package. Entry visa costs to Egypt, as well as any extra fees for bank transfers, are not included.
  • Please also note that if a PCR Covid-19 test is required, the cost is not included in the package.
  • We recommend that you budget accordingly for these additional expenses to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, our team will be there to welcome you with a sign bearing your name and the name of our agency. We will assist you with getting your visa, crossing the passport control, carrying your baggage, and crossing the customs. Afterward, you will be transferred to your hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Once you have checked in at the hotel, you have the option to enjoy the Sound and Light Show in Giza. This incredible show features a stunning display of lights and sounds that tell the story of the Pyramids and Sphinx.
After a day of traveling and exploring, you can relax and unwind at the hotel. The overnight stay is included in the package, and meals are not provided on this day.
We aim to make your arrival in Egypt as smooth and stress-free as possible, so you can start your trip feeling refreshed and excited.

After breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide and private air-conditioned vehicle will pick you up for an excursion to visit the legendary and majestic Three Pyramids. These pyramids were erected by Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerionos and are considered one of the Old Seven Wonders of the world. You will visit the famous pyramids, including Cheops - the largest pyramid that was built around 2650 BC and is the only one that has stood the test of time. With a height of 146 meters, it was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by man.
Next, you will visit the Sphinx monument, which guards the royal burial chambers and temple of Cheops. This mythical statue has the body of a lion and the head of a human. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. You will have the option to take a camel or horse ride around the pyramids to experience the desert landscape from a different perspective.
Afterward, you will visit the necropolis of Sakkara, which was used as a cemetery for thousands of years and still holds many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world, built during the Third Dynasty for King Djoser and overseen by his vizier Imhotep.
At the end of the day, you will be transferred to Giza Train Station to take the First Class Sleeper Train to Luxor. Dinner will be served on the train, and you will spend the night onboard.
This tour includes breakfast at the hotel and dinner on the train, while lunch is not included. Our aim is to give you a comprehensive experience of Egypt's ancient wonders while ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable journey.

After enjoying breakfast on the train, you'll arrive at Luxor Train Station where our representative will welcome you and escort you by private A/C vehicle to your ship for a four-night cruise. Check-in and enjoy lunch onboard before embarking on an afternoon excursion to the Temple of Karnak, dedicated to the god Amun and one of the grandest temple complexes in all of Egypt. Your visit will continue to the Luxor Temple, built by Amenhotep III and known for its massive pillars. If you're interested, you can also attend the Sound and Light Show at Karnak. Take a break with tea or coffee on the sundeck at 5:00 pm before enjoying dinner and an overnight stay onboard.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Embark on a journey of a lifetime as you savor a delightful breakfast on board, with the option of experiencing a breathtaking hot air balloon ride over the stunning Theban necropolis. Discover the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings, where ancient pharaohs from the XVIII to the XX dynasty were laid to rest, and marvel at the towering Colossi of Memnon - a remarkable feat of ancient architecture that has withstood the test of time. Continue your adventure with a visit to the Temple of Hatshepsut, carved directly into the rock and boasting superhuman dimensions that will leave you spellbound. As you sail towards Esna and Edfu, you will have the opportunity to relax and unwind while enjoying the scenic views from the pool on the sundeck. Indulge in a delightful tea/coffee break at 5.00pm on the sundeck before settling down for a sumptuous dinner and a peaceful overnight stay on board. All meals are included, ensuring that your every need is catered for.

Indulge in a delicious breakfast on board before embarking on an awe-inspiring journey to the Temple of Edfu, the Holy City of Horus, and the temple dedicated to his greatness. Immerse yourself in the magnificence of this impressive structure, the best-preserved temple in all of Egypt. Continuing on, we sail to Kom Ombo and enjoy a delectable lunch on board. The Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to two divinities, Sobek and Horus, is our next destination. As we sail towards Aswan, take a break at the sundeck to savor a refreshing cup of tea or coffee at 5 pm. We conclude our day with a sumptuous dinner and a restful overnight stay on board.
Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Start your day with a delightful breakfast on board and then unwind with a relaxing morning free at leisure, lounging by the inviting pool on the sundeck. For those seeking a little more adventure, opt for a serene felucca ride around the picturesque Kitchener's Island. Later, relish a delicious lunch on board before visiting the stunning Philae Temple, an architectural marvel dedicated to the goddess Isis. The High Dam at Aswan, built to prevent the annual flooding of the Nile and generate electricity for the entire country, is our next stop. Marvel at its impressive dimensions and learn about its fascinating history. Finally, we'll visit the Unfinished Obelisk, an enormous stone structure located in a rose granite quarry that was once used in the construction of temples. End your day with a relaxing tea/coffee break on the sundeck before indulging in a scrumptious dinner on board. For those seeking an extra special experience, we highly recommend the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple. Spend the night on board and rest up for another exciting day ahead.
Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Enjoy a delicious breakfast on board before checking out and embarking on the final leg of your adventure. For those seeking an extra special experience, we offer an optional visit to the breathtaking Abu Simbel. Spend the afternoon at leisure, exploring the city of Aswan or simply relaxing on the sundeck. In the evening, we'll transfer you to the Aswan Train Station to embark on the First Class Sleeper Train bound for Cairo. Indulge in a delightful dinner onboard as you watch the Egyptian countryside pass by your window. Retire to your comfortable sleeping quarters for a peaceful night's rest, waking up refreshed and ready for the next leg of your journey.
Meal: Breakfast, dinner

Start your day with a hearty breakfast aboard the train as you arrive at Giza Train Station. You'll be warmly welcomed by our representative, who will accompany you to the National Museum of Antiquities. Here, you'll marvel at the incredible collection of treasures spanning the prehistoric era to the Roman period. Witness the famous treasure of Tutankhamen and over 250,000 pieces, making it one of the world's largest museums. Delve into the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia.
Next, you'll visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, an impressive fortress that houses the beautiful mosque of Mohamed Ali. Built on the hills of Moqattam in 1183 AD, the citadel provides panoramic views of the city and was a vital point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din was appointed as the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din.
Take the evening to unwind and relax at the hotel. For an optional experience, enjoy a Nile Dinner Cruise with a belly dancing show, where you'll revel in the charm and beauty of Cairo's nightlife. Spend the night at your hotel, ready to continue your Egyptian adventure.
Meal: Breakfast

After a fantastic journey through Egypt, it's time to bid farewell. Enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. We hope that you had a memorable and enriching experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Egypt in the future. Safe travels!
Meal: Breakfast

Durations

9 Days/ 8 Nights
Multi Day

Languages

English
Espanol
Francais

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