9 Days Cairo & Nile Cruise by Sleeper Train

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  • Duration9 Days 8 Nights
  • Tour TypePrivate
  • Pickup Airport or Hotel
  • Availability Everyday

Tour Details

Embark on an enchanting journey through Egypt’s rich history and stunning landscapes with this 9-day itinerary. Start in Cairo, where you will explore the Egyptian Museum and the famous Pyramids of Giza.

Take a sleeper train to Luxor and discover the amazing temples of Karnak and Luxor. Cruise along the Nile River and visit the Valley of the Kings and the temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo.

Continue to Aswan to witness the High Dam and the Philae Temple. Round off your adventure with visits to Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshur. Immerse yourself in the wonders of ancient Egypt on this unforgettable journey.

Price Include
  • 4-nights Nile Cruise accommodation + all meals included
  • 2-nights hotel accommodation + breakfast in Cairo
  • 2-nights sleeper train
  • 3-day tours – sightseeing in Aswan & Luxor
  • 2-day tour – sightseeing in Cairo
  • Expert tour guide
  • Private vehicle with air conditioning
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites in our itinerary
  • All service charges & taxes.
Price Excludes
  • Entry visa into Egypt – We can assist you with obtaining your visa upon arrival
  • Any extras not mentioned in our itinerary
  • Any Tips given throughout the tour
  • Optional tours.

Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Egypt!

Welcome to Egypt, where your extraordinary journey begins. Our well-organized pick-up service awaits you at Cairo Airport, ensuring a seamless arrival experience.

Your expert tour guide will be ready to greet you, ensuring a smooth reception. You’ll be swiftly transferred to your hotel in a comfortable private A/C vehicle, ready to embark on a remarkable adventure.

Overnight in Cairo.

Meals: No Meals

Day 2: Cairo Tour & Sleeper Train

Your expert tour guide will meet you at your hotel to begin an incredible day of exploration. The first stop on your itinerary is the Egyptian Museum, home to thousands of artifacts, original statues, and an invaluable collection of Egyptian art.

Next, prepare to be awe-inspired as you visit the Great Pyramids of Egypt, a true wonder of the ancient world. Take in the panoramic views and capture stunning photos of the legendary Pyramids of Giza, the majestic Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and numerous other remarkable sights.

After completing the tour, you will be comfortably transferred to the train station to board the sleeper train bound for Luxor.

Overnight in Sleeper Train

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Nile Cruise - Luxor

Upon arrival at Luxor train station, your tour guide will welcome you. You will be transferred to your private air-conditioned vehicle and embark on a fascinating journey.

The first stop is the east bank, where you will explore the magnificent Karnak and Luxor temples. Marvel at the impressive courtyard, the granite statues of Ramses II, and the iconic Sphinx Street.

Inside the Hypostyle Hall, with its 134 giant columns, you will discover the breathtaking Temple of Amun adorned with lotus and papyrus patterns.

Once the tour is complete, you will be comfortably transported to your Nile cruise ship overnight.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4: Nile Cruise - Luxor

On this day, your tour guide will meet you on the cruise ship and accompany you to your private air-conditioned vehicle. The tour will begin on the West Bank of Luxor, where you will explore the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and other awe-inspiring ancient temple ruins.

As you enter the pharaohs’ tombs in the Valley of the Kings, with their intricate columns and painted walls, you will feel transported back in time.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to see the grand statue of Memnon, comprising two huge statues representing King Amenhotep III facing the Nile River.

Once the tour concludes, you will be transported back to the cruise ship for an overnight stay.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 5: Nile Cruise - Edfu

Your tour guide will meet you aboard the cruise ship as you embark on an unforgettable journey. The first stop is the magnificent Temple of Horus in Edfu, where you will witness stunning ancient architecture and immerse yourself in the historical significance of this sacred place.

Afterward, you will return to the cruise ship and sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the unique double temple dedicated to the gods Sobek and Haroeris.

The cruise ship will host a lively galabiya party in the evening, allowing you to experience traditional Egyptian festivities.

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 6: Nile Cruise - Aswan

Your tour guide will await you as you continue your Nile cruise journey. The first stop is the impressive High Dam, offering breathtaking views of Lake Nasser.

You will then visit the Temple of Philae, a remarkable structure relocated from its original location due to the dam’s construction. This temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, showcases remarkable Roman-era architecture.

Once the tour is over, you will be escorted comfortably to the cruise

Overnight On Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner

Day 7: Aswan – Free Day

Today is a leisure day in Aswan, allowing you to explore the city at your own pace and indulge in your interests. Whether you relax and enjoy the scenic views or discover more of Aswan’s charm, the day is yours to savor.

Afterward, you will be comfortably transferred to the train station for your overnight sleeper train journey back to Cairo.

Overnight On Sleeper Train

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 8: Cairo – Memphis & Saqqara

After enjoying breakfast on the train, you will arrive in Cairo and be transferred to your hotel. Your tour guide will eagerly await you to embark on the next leg of your journey. The first stop will take you to Saqqara, where you will witness the incredible Step Pyramid of Djoser.

As the oldest pyramid ever constructed, it stands as a testament to the architectural wonders of ancient Egypt. Explore this remarkable structure, originally built as a burial site during the Old Kingdom, and immerse yourself in its historical significance.

Continuing your exploration, the next stop is the ancient capital of Memphis, where you can marvel at the statue of Ramses II. Conclude the day with a visit to Dahshur, home to both the Bent and Red Pyramids.

Once the tour is complete, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight in Cairo

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 9: Departure

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel before being transferred to Cairo Airport promptly for your departure.

We hope you had an unforgettable experience in Egypt and wish you a safe journey home.

Meals: Breakfast

Things to Know About Our Pricing Policy

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Prices

  • Prices are in US dollars per person per trip and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Things to bring with you

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  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel & Water holder
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • Camera & Umbrella
  • A Hat & Comfortable shoes

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