Cairo and Nile Cruise tour by train

 

Discover the history of the pharaohs and enjoy the fantastic holidays to the exotic pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. Moreover, get on board 5 star deluxe Cruise sailing on the Nile for 3 nights from Aswan to Luxor where you can see many archaeological sites like Karnak Temples, Valley of the Kings, Hatshpsute Temple and more to enjoy.

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights.
Trip type:  private tour. 
Trip runs:  every day.
Starting from: Cairo International Airport.
Return to: Cairo International Airport.
Pick-up time: According to clients request.

 

 

 

 

Start from
$1070
    

 

Tour Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrive in Egypt

Lifeegypttours.com representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, and handle all your procedures through passport control, luggage area and customs formalities. After that you will be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza pyramids and Egyptian Museum Tour / Aswan 
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, enjoy a full day tour to visit the enigmatic Pyramids of Giza of King Cheops, Chefren, Mykernuis,  Sphinx & Valley temple, which are the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt, you can feel the mysteries surrounding their symbolism, design & purpose have inspired passionate debate, it’s  likely that many of these mysteries will never be solved, then proceed your fantastic tour to visit the Egyptian antiquities museum commonly known as the Egyptian Museum, which located in Egypt capital city of Cairo, where you can see the most extensive collection of ancient antiquities & the famous golden mask of Tutankhamun among other amazing pharaonic artifacts, In the evening transfer to railway station taking first class sleeper train to Aswan– Dinner & Overnight on train. 
Day 3: Embark the Cruise / High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple Tour

Breakfast onboard train and then will be met and assisted by our representative who will transfer you to embark your Nile cruise for the next 4 days / 3 nights. Later you will be taken in an exciting tour to the world famous High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s.then you will be taking by motor-boat to island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae temple that was dedicated to the Goddesses Isis. And overnight stay onboard cruise. 

Day 4: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples Tour 
(Optional tour) early morning to the impressive Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, 
Sailing to Kom Ombo. After your breakfast will be escorted by your Egyptology speaking guide to visit Kom Ombo temple, the crocodile-headed God of fertility and creator of the world, then you will take your lunch aboard your cruise with free time at leisure while sailing to Edfu to explore Edfu's Temple of Horus, Continue the cruise down to Luxor. Afternoon tea is served on the sun –deck with dinner and overnight stay onboard cruise. 
Day 5: Vally of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon Tour

Breakfast onboard the cruise, and then you will be taken into the West Bank of the river Nile which was a magnificent burial ground for the pharaohs, including the Valley of Kings was the kingdom of Osiris, god of the underworld, from their grand tombs filled with treasures & decorated with amazing art, the Egyptian pharaohs believed they would embark on a journey in which they would meet the gods in the afterlife & achieve immortality, proceeding to visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari & ending by Colossi of Memnon. then back to the cruise for lunch, after afternoon tea on the ship with free time at leisure and overnight stay onboard.

Day 6: Disembark the Cruise/ Karnak and Luxor Temples Tour / Cairo
(Optional tour) early morning hot air balloon, 
After breakfast you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars .Then you will be transferred to Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amen, and then you will be transferred to Luxor train terminal take a sleeper train back to Cairo, dinner and overnight stay on board.
Day 7: Salah El Din Citadel, Coptic Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar Tour

Upon arrival at Giza station, you will be driven to your hotel. Check in and Afternoon Look beyond the pyramids and pharaohs, and discover the Citadel of Salah el Din where Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque stays, then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including the hanging church or the suspended church this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon the church became the center of the Christian Church of Egypt, continuing to Khan el Khalili Bazaars Enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets and try your luck bargaining with the shop owners for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt.

Day 8: Final Departure

After enjoying a beautiful breakfast, you will be transferred by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo International Airport for final departure.

 

Price Information

Price included:

  • Meet & assist upon arrival and departure. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation on 5-star deluxe cruise ship for 3 nights on full board basis. 
  • Accommodation on sleeper train for 2 nights on half board basis.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (private tours). 
  • All sights on cruise as indicated by the itinerary (sharing the Cruise Group).
  • English Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary. 
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary.
  • Portage when needed. 
  • All service charges and taxes.   

Not included:

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any beverages or personal expenses.
  • Optional tours.  
  • Gratuities (Tipping).
  • Entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum - Inside one of Giza Pyramids. 

Additional Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Prices are based on double occupancy. Also, prices are valid around the year except during Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Easter Feasts.