Sleeper Train and Luxor and Aswan Tour

Tour Itinerary Tour Rates Tour Inclusions Tour Highlights

Tour duration: 6 days
Tour operates: daily

Embark on a classic rail journey in the land of Egypt and travel to Luxor, once an Ancient Egyptian capital, is known today as the world's greatest open-air museum. Aswan an idyllic city in Egypt—located in southern Egypt, a great place to explore that country's epic history.

Itinerary
Day 1

Departure on your way to Egypt, The Land of the Pharaohs.

Day 2

Arrival at the Cairo international airport, meet/assist and transfer to Giza Railway Station for departure to Luxor by sleeper train.
Overnight on Sleeper train- including Dinner.
Included:
Transfer from Cairo international airport to Giza railway station.
Dinner on train.
Sleeper train cabin accommodations.

Day 3

Breakfast on board. Arrival at Luxor railway station, meet/assist and directly start the tour to visit the West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut temple at Al Deir El Bahari and Colossi of Memnon. Transfer to Sonesta St. George hotel and check-in.
Overnight Luxor– including Full Buffet Breakfast and Dinner.
Included:
Breakfast on train.
Dinner at hotel.
4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 4

Buffet breakfast, check-out and start the tour to visit the East bank, including Karnak and Luxor temples. Departure by air-conditioned mini coach to Aswan. Arrival at Aswan and check-in at Basma Aswan hotel.
Overnight Aswan– including Full Buffet Breakfast, and Dinner.
Included:
Breakfast at hotel.
Dinner at hotel.
4 Star Standard hotel accommodations.

Day 5

Buffet breakfast at the hotel, check-out and start the tour to visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries, Philae temple. Transfer to Aswan railway station for departure to Cairo by sleeper train.
Overnight Cairo- including Dinner and Breakfast.
Included:
Breakfast on train.
Dinner on train.
Sleeper train cabin accommodations.

Day 6

Breakfast on board, arrival at Giza railway station, meet/assist, and transfer to airport or your hotel in Cairo to connect your tour journey.
Included:
Transfer from Giza railway station to Cairo international airport or your hotel in Cairo.

Additional important information for your tour:
  • We recommend this tour as an optional add-on to your pre-arrival or post-arrival full 7-14 day tour connecting to Israel, Turkey, Greece, or other destinations.
  • As per any travel destination-never leave your valuable belongings unattended in tour vehicles or during your tour.

Rates

 

from Nov 21, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

from Oct 01, 2019 - Apr 30, 2020

Per person in double.

711.00

845.00

Per person in single.

818.00

1039.00

Prices advertised are land package prices and are per person in U.S. dollars and inclusive of taxes. Add $40.00 in double and single rates from Dec 20, 2018 - Jan 06, 2019 & Apr 15, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019, Dec 20, 2019 - Jan 06, 2020 & Apr 06, 2020 - Apr 20, 2020.

Included
Included services in package:
1. Transfers: Free escorted transfers- meet & assistance on arrival and departure at Cairo International Airport to Giza railway station.
2. Domestic Transfers: Free escorted domestic transfers in Luxor railway station to Luxor hotel.
3. Domestic Transfers: Luxor to Aswan via luxry air-conditioned coach.
4. 4 Nights accommodations: 2 Nights Sleeper train, 1 Night Luxor, 1 Night Aswan.
5. Breakfast, and Dinner included daily.
6. Professional government certified English speaking Tour Guide.
7. Entrance fees as per Sleeper Train, Luxor, Aswan Tour itinerary.
8. 3 days sightseeing as per program.
9. No added fees for credit card payment.

 

Highlights
Tour Highlights:
  1. Cairo the largest and fascinating city in the middle east- the birthplace of one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world, and home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world the Pyramids of Giza.
  2. Luxor, once an Ancient Egyptian capital, is known today as the world's greatest open-air museum.
  3. Luxor Temple - is a great temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the modern city of Luxor. The site was dedicated to Amun, a creator of god often fused with the sun-god Ra into Amun-Ra.
  4. Karnak- Temple Complex, commonly known as Karnak, comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings.
  5. West Bank one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, and famous for containing the Valley of the Kings and many tomb sites.
  6. Valley of the Kings a UNESCO World Heritage Site it is where nearly all pharaohs were burried from the 18th to 20th dynasty from Thutmose I to Ramses X.
  7. Valley of the Queens is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times and known as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning –"the place of the Children of the Pharaoh."
  8. The Deir el-Bahri Temple Complex also spelled Deir el-Bahari includes one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, perhaps in the world, built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut in the 15th century BC.
  9. Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years they have stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor.
  10. Aswan an idyllic city in Egypt—located in southern Egypt, a great place to explore that country's epic history.
  11. Aswan High Dam just north of the border between Egypt and Sudan lies the dam, a huge rockfill dam which captures the world's longest river, the Nile River.
  12. Granite Quarries the giant quarries in which Egyptians used to built the pyramids and temples our of granite rock.
  13. Philae Temple is an island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam, downstream of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser, Egypt. The temple was built for the Goddess Isis and is one of the greatest temples in Egypt.

Not included services in our tour rates:
1. Tips to guide/driver and hotel/restaurant staff.
2. Personal extras or meals not mentioned above.
3. Lunch.

Tips during your Sleeper train, Luxor, and Aswan tour: It's important to consider your Tour Guides and Drivers work very hard to make your tour an experience of a lifetime, and most of their annual income comes from the generosity of those they are serving during the tours. It is recommended that tour guides are given at least $6.00 per touring day per person, and drivers are given at least $4.00 per touring day per person. Please consider also hotel staff during your stay, and other staff that will support you during your tour.

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