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Pyramids & The Nile by train

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US$525.00
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What to Expect
Day 1: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

Your tour manager will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport then he will escort you to your hotel in Cairo

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing - Train to Aswan

 breakfast at the hotel in Cairo before checking out, then your personal tour guide will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and  Mykerinus , famous Sphinx , and Valley temple facing the great statue. Have your Lunch at good quality local restaurant, then move to visit the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church.

Later, you will be transferred to Giza train station to get the sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Upon your arrival at Aswan train station, you will be met and assisted by Memphis Tours representative who will transfer you to embark your Nile River boat. Enjoy Lunch on board, then you will be guided to visit the famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor , and the largest known ancient obelisk,

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

By the morning you will enjoy Sailing to Kom Ombo while getting breakfast on board. Arrive Kom Ombo to visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Back to your Nile boat to sail to Edfu with lunch on board, after that move to visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, . Enjoy an afternoon tea during sailing to Esna

Day 5: Luxor

In the early morning you will sail to Luxor with enjoying breakfast on board, then set out from your cruise to visit the West Bank of Luxor, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, w Enjoy an afternoon tea aboard the Nile boat. Dinner on board and Overnight in Luxor.

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise - Train to Cairo

Breakfast aboard the cruise before disembarkation, and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to see the Karnak and Luxor temples at the East bank of Luxor. Later you will be transferred to Luxor train station to get the sleeper train back to Cairo

Day 7: Cairo Optional 

Breakfast aboard sleeper train before arriving Giza train station, where you will be met and assisted by  representative who will transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure( you will check into your room as early as possible ). There are some optional excursions available in Cairo to visit Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast  transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cairo airport
Departure Time
(Around The Clock)
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5 star superior Nile cruise on full board.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train for on half board basis.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo (Private Guided Tours)
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group.
  • Meals at hotels, cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • Portage when needed.
  • All service charges and taxes.
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
Exclusions
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal spendings.
  • Tipping
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train takes about 14 hours from Cairo to Aswan and about 11 hours from Luxor to Cairo. However, we recommend using domestic flights with supplement US$ 135 per person instead of spending time in sleeper trains.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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