Highlights2 nights on First class seated train. All Sightseeing with Transportation in A/C vehicle and English speaking Egyptologist Meet, assist and escort during your trip to Egypt. All Taxes & Services Charges.
What you can expect
Day 1: You will be met at Cairo airport and transfer to your selected hotel. You will have the remainder of day at leisure. Overnight Cairo.
Day 2: After breakfast, your tour in Egypt begins with a visit to the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Your Giza tour includes a short camel ride. You will continue on to visit the stepped pyramid of Dzoser at Sakkara, the oldest stone structure in the world. You will complete your tour with a visit to the former capital at Memphis. Overnight train to Aswan.
Day 3: Arrival in Aswan and transfer to your selected hotel, you will begin with a visit to the High Dam, followed by a tour to Philae Island to the temple of Isis. Overnight Aswan.
Day 4: Your hotel will prepare a breakfast box to take with you on your early morning departure to the magnificent temples of Ramses II and Nefertari at Abu Simbel. In the afternoon you will check into your felucca and set sail to Kom Ombo. Overnight onboard.
Day 5: Enjoy a free day of sailing and relaxing on the Nile. Overnight onboard.
Day 6: After breakfast, we will drive to the the temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. You will then continue to Edfu to visit the best preserved temple in Egypt dedicated to the god Horus. Transfer by van to your Luxor Hotel. Overnight Luxor.
Day 7: You will be met in Luxor and your tour begins with the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon you will visit the East Bank, including Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple. Overnight train to Cairo.
Day 8: Arrival to Cairo, transfer to hotel. In the afternoon you will visit the Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Market, the oldest market in Egypt. Overnight Cairo.
Day 9: Breakfast at your hotel, and the rest of the day is free to explore on your own. You will then be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight back home.Entrance fees are not included in the price of any tours: We do not charge in advance for site entrance fees to add flexibility to your program as you may choose to skip one or more sites depending upon your interests.