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HORUS BY TRAIN

9 Days / 8 Nights
$766 USD
This journey combines all the highlights of Pharaonic Egypt. Of course, you'll see the treasures of the Cairo Museum, the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza, the magnificent temples of Thebes and tombs in the Valley of the Kings. However, the adventure doesn't end there. We'll take you to the oldest mummified crocodiles in the temple of Kom Ombo and the temple of the God Horus at Edfu.

General Information About tour

Day 1  Cairo     Arrival. Overnight at your hotel. (No meals)
Day 2  Cairo     Pyramids and Saqqara .Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 3  Cairo     Egyptian Museum and City tour. Overnight sleeper train to Aswan. (B & D)
Day 4  Aswan   High Dam and Philae Temple. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 5  Aswan   Optional morning tour to Abu Simbel. Afternoon in a traditional felucca. Overnight at your hotel.(B)
Day 6  Aswan   Departure from Aswan to Luxor in an air-conditioned vehicle. Temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu. Overnight at your hotel.(B)
Day 7  Luxor    East bank . Karnak & Luxor Temples. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
                      Optional: Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple .
Day 8  Luxor   West bank . Valleys of the Kings and Queens, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight sleeper train. (B & D)
Day 9  Cairo    Transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure. (B)

Tour Highlights

Cairo Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, West Bank, Valley of the Kings

Included

  • - Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
  • - Accommodation as stated in the itinerary at 4* hotels on BB basis.
  • - 2 Nights Cairo
  • - 2 Nights Aswan
  • - 2 Nights Luxor
  • - 1 Night sleeper train Cairo / Aswan
  • - 1 Night sleeper train Luxor / Cairo
  • - Daily breakfast starting second day
  • - One way transfer Aswan / Luxor by air-conditioned vans
  • - Dinner and breakfast are included on board sleeper train
  • - Relevant transfers as per itinerary
  • - All transport and transfers by A/C vehicles.
  • - Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • - Entrance fees for the mentioned sights
  • - Egyptologist
  • - Applied taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • - International Flight tickets / Visa
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • - Drinks, snacks, tips and other personal expenses
  • - Peak period supplement
  • - Tipping/gratuity
  • - Any other service which is not listed above
  • Day 1 (Day 1 (Cairo))

    Day 1 (Cairo) Welcome to Cairo! At the airport, our representative will greet you and provide assistance with airport procedures. You will be comfortably transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel. (No meals)

  • Day 2 (Day 2 (Cairo))

    Day 2 (Cairo) The Great Pyramid at Giza. It was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Our expert guide will accompany you to the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and then to Saqqara to witness the first pyramid of them all, the 2648 BC-completed Step-Pyramid of Djoser. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

  • Day 3 (Day 3 (Cairo - Sleeper Train))

    Day 3 (Cairo - Sleeper Train) Today you will stand in communion with the magnificent treasures of the Egyptian Museum — including Tutankhamun’s fabulously famous Gold Mask. Then we guide you to the city’s Islamic areas — including the Citadel of Saladdin and its Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Next we come to the city’s oldest area; Coptic Cairo awaits you. Here El-Muallaqa, the Hanging Church, was built into the walls of the Roman fortress of Babylon. Finally, on to St Sergius — said to be a resting-place of the Holy Family. Enjoy free time at Khan el-Khalili, the major souk in the Islamic bazaar district. Transfer to the train station to travel to Aswan. Overnight sleeper train. (B D)

  • Day 4 (Day 4 (Aswan))

    Day 4 (Aswan) Arrive in Aswan. Freshen up at your hotel before we congregate at Aswan’s famous High Dam. In vivid contrast, take a short ferry across the Nile to the magnificent ancient Egyptian Temple of Phillae. Feel free to explore Aswan’s renowned markets or visit the Museum of Nubia. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

  • Day 5 (Day 5 (Aswan))

    Day 5 (Aswan) Optional morning tour to Abu Simbel. A fantastic site with 3 magnificent temples that are just breathtaking by their sheer size and glory. Afternoon excursion on a traditional felucca to visit Elephantine and Kitchener Islands. The rest of the day is free. Enjoy a stroll in the amazingly colourful Bazaar of Aswan. Overnight at your Hotel.(B)

  • Day 6 (Day 6 (Aswan - Luxor))

    Day 6 (Aswan - Luxor) Early departure from Aswan to Luxor in an air-conditioned vehicle ; break your journey at the ‘double’ Temple of Kom Ombo and in Edfu, the remarkably well-preserved Temple of Horus. Arrive to Luxor on the east bank of the Nile and check into your hotel. Overnight at your Hotel.(B)

  • Day 7 (Day 7 (Luxor))

    Day 7 (Luxor) A free morning in Luxor, site of the ancient city of Thebes and ‘the world’s greatest open-air museum’. This afternoon, enter the Karnak Temple Complex — a vast mix of ruined temples, chapels, pylons and the Great Temple of Amun; a massive structure begun by Pharaoh Ramses II. Walk down the avenue of the ram-headed sphinxes that connect the Precinct of Mut, the Precinct of Amun-Re and the Luxor Temple. Enjoy a free evening. Overnight at your Hotel. (B)
    Optional: Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple .

  • Day 8 (Day 8 (Luxor - Sleeper Train))

    Day 8 (Luxor - Sleeper Train) An early morning start. Cross the Nile to the West Bank and enter the Necropolis — a juxtaposition of temples, tombs known as the Valleys of the Kings & Queens, Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Transfer to the train station to travel to Cairo. Overnight sleeper train. (B D)

  • Day 9 (Day 9 (Cairo - Final Departure))

    Day 9 (Cairo - Final Departure) Arrive in Cairo and transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure from Egypt. (B)

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