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One Week Itinerary: Cairo - Aswan - Luxor


7 Days / 6 nights

Cairo - Aswan - Luxor

Tour Information

Price 3 star
4 star 5 star
$1230 $1285 $1309
Starts in : Cairo
End in : Cairo
Departs : Every Wednesday and Saturday
Local Payment : No


Tour Itinerary

Day 1:

You'll be met and assisted by one of our representatives at the airport, who'll escort you to your hotel for a good night's sleep.

Overnight: Hotel in Cairo
Transportation: All transfers included

Giza Pyramids

Day 2:

Nice big breakfast at hotel, followed by a 9:00 am drive to one of the great wonders of the world: the Giza Pyramids. The three pyramids are: Cheops (the biggest) followed by Khefern (the middle pyramid) and last, but definitely not least, Mankura (the smallest of the lot). Whilst in Giza, you'll also get to see the legendary Sphinx truly a sight to remember. You'll then be driven to necropolis Sakkara and see the Step Pyramids of king Zoser and the tomb of queen Tee, this will be followed by a lovely lunch of oriental food in a local restaurant. After lunch, you'll be taken to visit the old capital of Egypt, Memphis, and the alabaster statue of king Ramses the second. After concluding your visit to all the major sites in Cairo, you'll be transferred to the railway station where you'll take the 8:00 pm overnight, sleeper train on half board accommodation to Aswan.

Overnight: Sleeper train to Aswan
Site entrance fees: Included
Guide: Included
Transportation: All transfers included
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Nile Cruise

Day 3:

Your breakfast will be served on the train, after which you'll be met at the Aswan railway station by one of our representatives. Your trip will start at 10:00 am with a visit to the unfinished obelisk the largest known ancient obelisk, followed by the High Dam of Aswan also the biggest dam in the world, and finally a visit to Elephantine Island and Philae temple. After concluding your sightseeing for the day, you'll check in to your Nile Cruise, have lunch on board where you'll spend the night.

Overnight: Nile cruise Aswan
Site entrance fees: Included
Guide: Included
Transportation: All transfers included
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Kom Ombo

Day 4:

Breakfast will be served on board as we set sail to Kom Ombo, stop off Kom Ombo and then start sailing to Edfu where we dock and you have a good night's rest.

Overnight: Nile cruise Edfu
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Luxor nile cruise

Day 5:

Breakfast served on board as we sail via Esna Lock to Luxor where we dock for the night and you sleep aboard the ship.

Overnight: Luxor Nile cruise
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

karnak temple

Day 6:

You'll have breakfast on board then you'll check out the Nile Cruise and then visit the Luxor temple (on the east bank of the Nile), the Karnak temple, the valley of kings (on the west bank), the valley of queens, the Hatshepsut temple and finally, the Colossi of Memnon. After being done with sightseeing, you'll be transferred to the railway station to head back to Cairo on the overnight sleeper train.

Overnight: Sleeper train to Cairo
Guide: Included
Site entrance fees: Included
Transportation: All transfers included
Meals included: Breakfast

Khan El Khalili

Day 7:

You'll have your breakfast on the train. Upon arrival, at the Cairo railway station you'll be met by our representative. You'll then be taken to visit the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili bazaar. When done, you'll be transferred to the airport where you'll head back home with amazing stories and unforgettable memories.

Guide: Included
Site entrance fees: Included
Transportation: All transfers included
Meals included: Breakfast
A desire to return: Included

Note !:


All our day trips start at 9:00 am.
This program is available during the following days: Wednesday and Saturday. (What does this mean? That it can only start on a Wednesday or a Saturday?)

Distances:

  • From the airport to the hotel (35 kilometers)

  • From the hotel to Giza pyramids (5 kilometers)

  • From Giza pyramids to Sakkara (15 kilometers)

  • From Sakkara to Memphis (15 kilometers)

  • From Memphis to railway station (25 kilometers)

  • From Cairo to Aswan (900 kilometers) (10 hours by sleeper train)

Hotels we recommend:

  • Le Meridien Pyramids

  • Sofitel Le Sphinx

  • Nile Ruby Nile Cruise

  • Nile Style Nile Cruise

  • Hames Nile Cruise

  • Royal Ruby Nile Cruise

Tour Including:

  • Meet and assist at the airport. All forms of transportation taken throughout the program will be in the latest, clean and AC equipped mini vans and buses.

  • English speaking tour guides.

  • 1 night accommodation at a hotel in Cairo - bed and breakfast

  • 2 nights Sleeper train half board

  • 3 nights Nile Cruise Full board

  • Entrance fees

Tour Excluding:

  • Egypt entry visa ($15)

  • Tips

  • Drinks

Price 3 star
4 star 5 star
$1230 $1285 $1309
Starts in : Cairo
End in : Cairo
Departs : Every Wednesday and Saturday
Local Payment : No

Last Updated: June 8th, 2011

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