Egypt Rail Journey Tour - 9 days
Private Tour / Departs every
Accommodation in Superior or Deluxe Hotels, Sleeper train and in Nile Cruise
Cairo (1) Sleeper Train (1)
Luxor (1) Edfu (1)
Aswan (2) Sleeper Train (1) Cairo (1)
Private Cultural Tour, Roundtrip from Cairo,
Comprehensive, Land Journey, Sleeper trains, Nile Cruise
Day 1: Arrive Cairo
Arrive at Cairo airport and transfer to our hotel. Meet tour
coordinator for welcome briefing.
Day 2: Cairo Tour (B, D)
After breakfast, we will begin our full day sightseeing
tour of Cairo. First we will visit Giza Plateau,
located in the west bank of Nile, facing Cairo. Cheops, Chepren and Mycerinus are the
three pyramids we will see in this plateau and their
guardian Sphinx. Later we will visit the world famous
Egyptian Museum. After tour we will be transferred to
train station to take the sleeper train to Luxor. Departure time around 8 pm.
Day 3: Cairo Luxor (B, L, D)
Upon arrival (around 6 am) we will
be guided to embark to our Nile Cruise ship and have
lunch on board. After lunch we will begin our tour in
the enchanted Luxor, considered the greatest open air
museum in the world. We will cross the river to the
eastern bank of Nile to see the temple of Karnak and
Luxor. After tour return to ship for dinner and
overnight. Overnight: Nile Cruise /
Day 4: Luxor Edfu (B, L, D)
Breakfast on board. Morning
visit the West bank - Valley of
of Queen Hatshepsut
the Colossi of Memnon. Well
to Edfu, have lunch on board and will have free time at
Overnight in Edfu.
Day 5: Edfu Kom Ombo Aswan (B ,L, D)
Today we will visit the Edfu Temple, located in the west
bank of Nile and dedicated to god Horus, the falcon god.
Then well sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple that was
built in Ptolemaic Roman era for the worship of god
Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. Well sail to
Aswan for dinner and overnight.
(B, L, D)
After breakfast we will visit the
remarkable Aswan Dam, considered as one of the
outstanding architectural achievements of the 20th
Century. Then we will visit the
was dedicated to goddess Isis.
on board and
sail on the Nile by Feluccas for
the view of Elephantine island (or Kitcheners island), view from boat. Dinner
and overnight on board.
Day 7: Aswan (optional Abu Simbel)
After breakfast we will disembark.
If you take the optional Abu Simbel tour you will be
transferred to Aswan
take the flight to Abu Simbel
to see the magnificent temples of Ramses II and
Rest of the day is at
leisure in Aswan. Evening sleeper train to
at 6:30 pm. Overnight: Sleeper Train
Day 8: Aswan -
approx. at 6:45 am. Transfer to hotel (check-in at
noon). Today is free for your leisure.
Day 9: Departure (B)
Transfer to Cairo airport for flight back home. Thank you for
*Cruise itinerary and sightseeing sequence is subject to change
as per preferred cruise ship, embarkation dates/routes,
navigational and security restrictions.