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Cairo to Abu Simbel by Road

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Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

Pass By: Oruba، Cairo International Airport (CAI), Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and will then escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in cairo

Day 2: Pyramids Tour / Train to Luxor

Pass By: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Enjoy your 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, along with the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple. Then, head out to the Egyptian Museum where the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen await you. Continue to Islamic Cairo, where you will explore Khan el Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to the gorgeous Giza railway station to catch the sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor. Dinner will be served on board. Overnight accommodations inside your compartment.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night in sleeper train

Day 3: Luxor Sightseeing

Pass By: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Upon your arrival at the Luxor train station, you will be met and assisted by a Amwag tours representative, and then you’ll begin your Luxor excursion. Get ready for some of the most interesting tombs of the West Bank of the Nile River in the Valley of the Kings, explore the Temple of Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh who changed the course of Egypt’s history, and stop by the towering Colossi of Memnon. Then you will visit the splendid Luxor Temple, which is considered one of the world’s most remarkable open-air museums and the second most-visited historical site in Egypt. Onward to the majestic Karnak Temple complex. Back to your hotel, where you’ll stay overnight in Luxor.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in luxor

Day 4: Luxor / Aswan Sightseeing

Pass By: High Dam, Aswan Egypt
After breakfast, board your air-conditioned, wifi-enabled vehicle and head to Aswan. The drive will take about a 3 and a half hours. Upon arrival, you will be met by a Memphis rep and taken to your hotel for check-in. You’ll see the world-famous High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries, then on to the beautifully preserved Temple of Philae on Isis Island, dedicated to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Then, sail around Elephantine Island on a felucca boat. Later, you’ll head back to the hotel and overnight in Aswan.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in aswan

Day 5: Abu Simbel Temples / Train to Cairo

Pass By: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel Egypt
You’ll start your day early with a breakfast box at 4:30 am, and then begin your Group tour to Abu Simbel Temples, about 3.5 hours away by car. Upon your arrival, you’ll encounter the remarkable temples built for Ramses II and his beloved queen Nefertari. These temples near the Sudanese border are iconic for their beauty, but remarkable for their modern history as well — they were completely relocated in 1968 to avoid submersion by the massive Lake Nasser. After your time spent exploring the temples, you’ll return to Aswan and board the sleeper train for an overnight trip back to Cairo.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night in sleeper train

Day 6: Back to Cairo

Pass By: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Enjoy breakfast aboard the train before your arrival at the train station in Giza, where you’ll be greeted by a Amwag Tours representative, who will check you into your hotel in Cairo. You’ll have a day of leisure time, or enjoy an optional trip to visit the step pyramids of King Zoser in Sakkara and Amwag. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in cairo

Day 7: Optional trip to Alexandria

Pass By: Citadel of Qaitbay, As Sayalah Sharq, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
Enjoy a free day in Cairo, or take an optional trip to the glittering seaside city of Alexandria in the north, where you can see majestic Qaitbay Fort, built in by a powerful sultan in the 15th century on the site of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse, then move on to the new and much-acclaimed Library of Alexandria. You’ll also visit the Catacombs, a sunken Roman cemetery carved into the bedrock. Return for overnight in Cairo.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in cairo

Day 8: Final departure

Pass By: Oruba، Cairo International Airport (CAI), Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
You’ll be served breakfast at your hotel, and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.

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