Trip to Egypt Pyramids & Nile by Train

Trip to Egypt Pyramids & Nile by Train

Egypt, Cairo
Duration

8 Days

Tour Type

Private Tour

Run

Sat, Mon & Wed

Start From

929$ USD

Overview

This marvelous Trip to Egypt Pyramids & Nile by Train tour is the best choice for those who wish to enjoy a magnificent and affordable holiday in Egypt. You begin with exploring the highlights of Cairo like the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili. Afterwards, you visit the highlights of Luxor including the Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, and the Valley of the Kings. Moving on with this charming tour of Egypt, you visit all the distinctive city of Aswan with wonders like Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the High Dam. This amazing holiday in Egypt is among the most distinctive choices for an amazing budget tour in Egypt. 

Included
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival
  • All transfers in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5-star superior Nile cruise ship, full board
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train, half board
  • Private sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary)
  • Sightseeing tours on the cruise shared with the Cruise 
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local English speaking tour guide.
  • Portage as needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Note: Egyptian trains are designed and maintained according to standards of quality determined by the Egyptian Railway Authority. The sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan takes about 14 hours, and the journey from Luxor to Cairo takes about 11 hours. To reduce time spent traveling, you can upgrade your trip package for about $155 per person to travel by domestic flight instead (about 1.5 hours).

Excluded
  • International Airfare
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
FAQ

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The fixed deposit amount is 25% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new year’s and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 40%.

Yes, we at Deluxe Tours Egypt does provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups. as well for repeated customers, loyalty program members and students.

Service charges are by default included in the bill when dining in a restaurant. However, these fees go to the restaurant and not the waiters. Knowing this it is advisable and courteous to directly tip the servers with an additional 10 %.

Accommodations for travelers in Egypt fall across a broad range—everything from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations are available. The nicest hotels compare well with luxury hotels anywhere, Egyptian hotels have their own rating system that loosely classifies them on a 5-star scale. The check-in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.

Photography is allowed in most of the historical sites and museums in Egypt, but some of them have extra charges for taking in a camera. in some museums, like the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and some historical sites, like the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, photography is prohibited and visitors are asked to leave their cameras at the reception before entering.

Egypt is a relax country so you can wear whatever you prefer no problem at all Egyptians accept every one although modest dress would be highly recommended and, in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque or some church’s.

It is always recommended for travelers who wish to have their own supply of cigarettes and alcohol with them in Egypt to purchase them upon arrival. There are duty free shops in the airports in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 1 liter of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival. But still local Alcohol are available around the cities.

Most of the shops / Malls in Egypt open from around 10 AM and stay open until 11PM; however, many shops, cafes, and restaurants especially in major cities stay open much later and some facilities and shops are open 24 hours.

Most of the monuments, historical sites, and museums in Egypt open from 7 AM until 5 PM. Open-air historical sites, like the Pyramids of Giza, are open from 7:00 Am until 16:pm. Some museums have morning opening hours, from 9 AM to 4 PM evening opening hours, from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM. during Ramadan, monthbe aware that these hours will change significantly. Sightseeing during Ramadan Month closed by 15:00pm.

Egypt is a relaxed country although relatively modest dress is recommended. wearing shorts for men in Cairo and other cities is common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.

In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5% and 10% tip directly to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you're provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, the value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 1 USD to Egyptian Pound 15.65, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt. Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly. The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo. Arabic is the official language; English is widely used as second language. Try “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Kochari”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish. Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish. Some Locals restaurant will be the best way to discover the Egyptian cousin completely different experience than hotels food.

Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
Visit Luxor temple, Karnak temple, Valley of the Kings, valley of the queens and Hatshepsut temple in Luxor
Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
Discover the Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya and more
Dive or snorkel in Red Sea Sinai Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Hurghada Marsa alam and cities situated on the Red Sea.
Going on a Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor or vise versa.
Shop at Egyptian Markets Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo Aswan Market and more.
Visit Nubian Village, Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
Climb the Sinai monastery and visit Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.
Exploring Islamic and Coptic Cairo.

  • 01
    Day 1: Arrival in Cairo - Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

    Upon arrival at the Cairo Airport, the Deluxe Tours Egypt tour Manager would be welcoming you for a marvelous package in Egypt. You ride in one of our comfortable AC vehicles towards your hotel in Cairo. You have the rest of the day to enjoy the Egyptian capital at your own pace and style. Overnight in the hotel in Cairo,

     

  • 02
    Day 2: Pyramids and Egyptian Museum and Bazaar Tour - Train to Aswan

    Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo before checking out, and 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 hosting the largest number of ancient Egyptian displays. The museum exhibit more than 120 thousand pieces extending from the pre-dynastic period to the Roman era. This is where you learn all about Pharaonic history and culture. The most important highlights include the collection of Tut Ankh Amun. Continue to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili Bazaar where traders have been selling their ware ever since the 14th century. If there is anything, in particular, you want to buy at the bazaar, your guide will be happy to help you find what you are looking for. Even if you don’t want to do any shopping, the bazaar is a great place to walk around, or to sit down for some coffee while you watch the locals going about with their daily lives, Later, you will be transferred to the gorgeous Giza train station to catch the sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • Overnight accommodations inside your compartment on the train.
       
  • 03
    Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours- Aswan Sightseeing
    Visits: High Dam Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk.

    Upon your arrival at the Aswan train station, you will be met and assisted by a Deluxe Tours representative, who will then transfer you to your Nile cruise ship. Enjoy lunch on board, after which you will be guided to visit the famous High Dam, majestic Philae temple of devotion to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the massive Unfinished Obelisk, still resting on its side in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt. Then, back to the cruise ship with dinner on board.

    • Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • 04
    Day 4: Visit Kom Ombo
    Visits: Kom Ombo, Temple of Kom Ombo.

    After breakfast on board, you’ll sail to Kom Ombo, where you’ll visit the twin Temple of Kom Ombo, where you’ll learn about the crocodile god Sobek and the falcon god Horus, whose monuments decorate each half of the temple. You’ll have your lunch back on board the ship and sail on to Edfu and have a dinner on board as well.

    • Overnight aboard your cruise in Edfu.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
       
  • 05
    Day 5: Visit Edfu Temple - Luxor Nile Cruise Tours
    Visits: Horus Temple, Edfu.

    After breakfast on board your Nile cruise ship, you will visit Horus Temple in Edfu it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth before sailing to Luxor with lunch on board the ship. You will be transferred back to the Nile cruise ship for dinner and Belly dance show on board.

    • Overnight aboard your cruise in Luxor.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • 06
    Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise - Train to Cairo
    Visits: Valley of the Kings, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple.

    enjoy a relaxed breakfast on board. Disembarkation after breakfast and enjoy a wonderful tour to visit the West Bank of Luxor, or the city of the Dead as the Pharaohs used to call it. You start your visits by exploring the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most charming mortuary temples of ancient Egypt. Famous Queen Hatshepsut constructed this temple that is featured with its terraces, statues of the queen disguised as a Pharaoh, and the chapels of Anubis and Hathour. 
    Your next visit in the West Bank would be to the Colossi of Memnon. These two huge statues represent the only remaining section of the once glorious temple of Amenhotep III. 
    Your last visit of the day would be to the Valley of the Kings, the richest necropolis of ancient Egypt. Starting from the 18th dynasty, kings began digging their tombs inside the mountains to hide them away from robbers. The best tombs today include the popular tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, the tomb of Tuthomsis III, and many other beautifully colored tombs.

    Lunch on board; proceed to visit East Bank (Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple). 
    Then Move to visit Karnak Temples,the Karnak Temple, the amazing complex that took more than 1000 years to be completed as each king and Pharaoh wanted to have his contribution added to it. You visit the startling hypostyle hall constructed by Ramses II, the sacred lake, several obelisks, and much more. 
    Your next visit would be to the Luxor Temple, another fascinating temple of ancient Egypt. Featured with the two huge statues of Ramses II at the entrance, the temple was constructed more than 3000 years, today it shows how great, and brilliant the Pharaohs were with a civilization that existed for thousands of years. Later, you’ll head to the Luxor train station to catch the sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner will be served on board the train.

    • Overnight in your private compartment on the train.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • 07
    Day 7: Cairo Optional Excursions
    Optional Visits: Step Pyramid of King Zoser, Sakkara, Memphis the Oldest Capital.

    Breakfast aboard the sleeper train before arriving at the Giza train station, where you will be met and assisted by Deluxe Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel for some leisure time (you will check into your room as early as possible). There are some optional excursions available in Cairo: you may wish to visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and Memphis.

    • Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
    • Meals: Breakfast.
  • 08
    Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

    Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, with some free time before your flight. After check out, you’ll be escorted to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

    • Meals: Breakfast
MAY-SEPT

Cairo Pyramids hotel / Cairo Ramses Hilton hotel
Sarah Nile Cruise / Radamise Nile Cruise

  • 929 $ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 977 $ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1349 $ One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL

Cairo Pyramids hotel / Cairo Ramses Hilton hotel
Sarah Nile Cruise / Radamise Nile Cruise

  • 959 $ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 999 $ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1480 $ One Person Traveling Alone

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip all the Year Except over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

  • 0 to 1,99 years: FREE
  • 2 Years Old and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • 6 Years up to 11.99 years: 50% of adult price
  • 12 and Up: Calculate as an adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 2 Child sharing parent's room some hotels Maximum 1 child sharing parents’ room) If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply. According to Booking Policy.

We are offering the minimum down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel services. The remaining balance can be paid up to four days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your Representative.

In case you cancel your trip, the following of charges will be applied:

  • From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 7% of the tour package price will be charged.
  • Between 60 and 21 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour Package price will be charged.
  • Between 20 and 7 days before your arrival date, 40% of the package tour price will be charged.
  • Between 6 and 1 days before your arrival date, 75% of the tour package price will be applied.

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