We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Train

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$1,299.00
Date
2 travellers
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Stop At: Cairo Tower, El-Gezira, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

Welcome Drink
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Cairo Tour – Train to Aswan

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Check out after breakfast at your hotel in Cairo. Then you will be accompanied by your personal guide 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. Lunch will be served at good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to visit the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan-dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
You will be met and assisted at Aswan train station by our representative who will transfer you to embark your Nile River Cruise, before Lunch at 11:00 a.m. Then enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor , and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo Egypt
Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then Visit the West Bank, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC , at El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise – Train to Cairo

Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Luxor Egypt
Breakfast aboard cruise before disembarkation and then you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Karnak and Luxor temples at the East bank of the River Nile. Later you will be transferred to Luxor railway station to board the sleeper train back to Cairo. Have your dinner and overnight on board sleeper train in your private compartment ( twin beds).
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Cairo Optional Excursions

Stop At: Memphis and Sakkara, Cairo 11655 Egypt
Breakfast aboard sleeper train before arriving Giza train station, where you will be met and assisted by Sun Pyramids Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel for free time at leisure ( you will check into your room as early as possible ) with some optional excursions available in Cairo to visit Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Cairo – Fly Back Home

Stop At: Cairo Opera House, Gezira Island Ard Elopera, Gezira, Zamalek, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo – free time before your flight – check out and then transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
at Cairo airport
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports.
  • 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
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Kom Ombo
  • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis and Sakkara
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo Opera House
Exclusions
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Tipping
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • 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.
Be the first to write a review
Updating list...
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pyramids & Nile Cruise by Train staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: