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From Cairo: 8-Day 7-Night Abu Simbel Tour by Car and Train
Discover the Pyramids before traveling to Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel by train to visit impressive ruins and temples. Return to Cairo to explore locations from the Islamic and Christian periods.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Cairo:If youʻre booking your trip to Cairo last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Enjoy a special nights out in Luxor & Aswan
- Learn more about Egyptian architecture
- Hang out at the oldest bazaars in Khan El-Khalili
- Know more about the history of the temples and king Ramses II.
DescriptionDay 1: Arrival will escort you to the hotel Welcome Drink Day 2: Pyramids Breakfast at your hotel. then go to visit the Great Pyramids ,Sphinx & Valley temple. Lunch. Then head to the Egyptian Museum. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church & Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue to Islamic Cairo, Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later transfer to Giza train station Meals: B, L, D Day 3: Luxor Arrive at Luxor train station where you will be met & assisted then transferred to enjoy an excursion to two of the most interesting tombs at the West Bank of the Nile River, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, the powerful Egyptian queen, and the Colossi of Memnon. Then visit the splendid Luxor Temple, considered the greatest open-air museum and probably the second most visited historical site in Egypt, Karnak Temples. Back to hotel and overnight in Luxor. Meals: B, L Day 4: Aswan breakfast transfer to Aswan. Upon arrival, See High Dam , the Unfinished Obelisk, & Temple of Philae. Sail and move around Elephantine Island by a felucca boat. Meals: B, L Day 5: Abu Simbel Breakfast box, at 03:30 am start your trip to Abu Simbel Temples. It takes about a 3 hour and half drive one way from Aswan to Abu Simbel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at Abu Simbel, enjoy the impressive Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, which is dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Harakhte, Amun-Re, and to Ramesses II. Then return to Aswan. After that transfer to Aswan railway station for departure to Cairo. Sleeping train from Aswan to Cairo is about 14 hours. Meals: B, D Day 6:Cairo 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 Pyramids of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis. Meals: B Day 7: Optional Free day in Cairo or optional trip to Alexandria, to visit its famous sights, where you can see Qaitbay Fort, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot of Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse, then move on to the new and much-acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs. Overnight in Cairo. Meals: B Day 8: departure Breakfast at your hotel, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure. Meals: Br Accommodation Fairmont Nile City Movenpick Resort Aswan Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor
IncludesMeet & assist upon arrival and departure All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast Accommodation for 1 night in Luxor including daily breakfast Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan for including daily breakfast Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeping train on half board basis All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan (Private Tours) Tour guide Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary. Sightseeing tour to Abu Simbel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Meals as mention in the above itinerary Bottled water during your trip All service charges and taxes Felucca boat ride
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