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8-Day Cairo, Aswan, Nubian and Luxor Tour from Cairo

Tour Code: 956-4798
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Cairo, Egypt
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8 Days 7 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Cairo (Great Sphinx of Giza, The Egyptian Museum), Luxor (Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings), Aswan (High Dam, Temple of Isis on Philae).Inclusions:Sleeper train from Cairo - Aswan - Luxor - Cairo

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    Hotel OptionSurcharge Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTriple
    Deluxe Hotel Year round $100$120$180
    • Lodging: maximum 3 people in one room
    Day 1

    Cairo

    As they arrive in Cairo, guests will transfer to their local hotels.
    Standard Hotel: Pyramids park/similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Movenpick Hotel Cairo Pyramids/similar
    Day 2

    Giza Pyramids - Egyptian Museum and Old Bazaar

    Today, we will visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the Old Bazaar to enjoy the wonders of Cairo. Later, we will go to the train station to board a sleeper train to Aswan.

    More» Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including the royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts. Nearby, Giza is site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century B.C.E. In Gezira Island’s leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views. «Less

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      More» The Great Sphinx rises above the desert majestically as the tallest monolith statue in the world. It was built during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, usually dated between 2558-2532 BCE, under the reign of Pharaoh Khafra. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 8:00am - 5:00pm
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      More» Containing an unparalleled collection of over 120,000 items, this museum opened in 1902 to show a detailed history of ancient Egyptian culture. Many languages can be found on the artifacts, including Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Arabic. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 7:00pm
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      More» The Pyramid of Khafre is the second largest of the Giza Pyramids. It is estimated to have been built around 2570 BC. It was first fully explored in 1837 AD by John Perring. «Less
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      More» The oldest, largest, and most famous of the 3 pyramids at Giza, the Great Pyramid was built around 2560 BC in the 4th Egyptian Dynasty. For 3,800 years, it was the largest man-made structure in the world. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Overnight on the train
    Day 3

    Aswan

    We will enjoy breakfast on the train and arrive in Aswan. Then, we will visit the Temple of Isis on Philea and the High Dam. Afterwards, we will enjoy lunch at a local Nubian restaurant.

    More» Aswan, a city on the Nile River, has been southern Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since antiquity. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Temple of Philae, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty. «Less

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      More» This embankment dam sits on the Nile River in southern Egypt. Built between 1898 and 1902 to prevent the annual flooding of the Nile River, the dam also provides irrigation water and hydroelectric power. «Less
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      More» This temple was built on the island of Philae, which sits downstream of the Aswan Dam, in the 4th century BC. The temple has been noted for its architectural prowess. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Sraha hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: Bassma hotel
    Day 4

    Aswan - Nubian Village - Felucca

    After breakfast, we will a traditional Felucca boat and visit a Nubian village, where we can enjoy bird watching and swim in the Nile. We will also enjoy lunch and dinner onboard the boat. At the end of the day, guests can choose to either spend the night on the boat or return to the hotel.
    Standard Hotel: Sraha hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: Bassma hotel
    Day 5

    Aswan - Luxor (179 km)

    Today, we will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan before traveling to Luxor.

    More» Aswan, a city on the Nile River, has been southern Egypt’s strategic and commercial gateway since antiquity. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Temple of Philae, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty. «Less

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      More» This double temple was built between 180-47 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty. The southern part of the temple is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god and creator of the world, while the southern half is dedicated to Horus the Elder. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Ibretol hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: Steigenberger Nile Palace hotel
    Day 6

    Luxor - Valley of the Kings - Luxor Temple

    Today, we will visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut on the west bank of Luxor, followed by the Valley of the Kings. We will also stop by the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, we will head to the east bank to visit Luxor Temple and the Temple of Karnak. Later in the evening, we will take a sleeper train to Cairo.

    More» Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in Egypt. It's on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs’ capital at the height of their power, during the 16th-11th centuries B.C.E. Today's city surrounds 2 huge, surviving temples. The royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens are on the river’s west bank. «Less

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      More» Nestled into a set of cliffs in the ancient city of Thebes, now modern day Luxor, this ancient temple is dedicated to the god Amen-Ra. It is considered the closest ancient Egyptians came to the Calssical style of architecture. «Less
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      More» This valley is named because during a period of about 500 years, several Egyptian pharaohs were buried here. It is one of the most significant Egyptian archaeological sites. «Less
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      More» These two massive stone statues near Luxor have stood for nearly 3,400 years, marking the entrance to the ancient Theban necropolis. Both statues depict the pharaoh Amenhotep III and are made of quartzite sandstone. «Less
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      More» This vast complex of ruined temples was once the great Egyptian city of Thebes. It is a vast, open-air museum where visitors can see a cross-section into many eras of ancient Egyptian culture. «Less
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      More» This large temple complex was the grand monument in ancient Thebes. Constructed around 1400 BCE, various sections were built under the rule of the famous pharaohs Tutankhamen and Ramesses II. «Less
    Standard Hotel: Stay overnight on the train
    Day 7

    Cairo

    After we arrive in Cairo, we will check into the hotel. Then, guests will have the remainder of the day free to spend at their own leisure.
    Standard Hotel: Pyramids Park or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx or similar
    Day 8

    Cairo

    After breakfast, guests will transfer to the airport for their departure flights.
    • Departure & Return

    • The tour representative will pick you up at the airport at whatever time you arrive, and this also goes for the time of drop offs. So please provide your flight information at booking.
    • Price Includes

    • Sleeper train from Cairo - Aswan - Luxor - Cairo
    • Private guide
    • All taxes
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    • Private transportation
    • Airport pick up
    • Hotels accommodation and breakfasts
    • Lunch during the day tours in Cairo
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult
      Cairo
      Dinner cruise in Cairo (Optional) $50
      Giza
      Sound & light show in Giza (Optional) $50
      Luxor
      Karnak sound and light show (Optional) $50
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Any optional excursions not included
    • Tips for guide and driver
    • Beverages and drinks
    • Entry visa, at airport upon arrival
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