8 Day Cairo to Abu Simbel Tour by Train

Egypt, Cairo

8 Days

Tour Type

Private Tour


every day

Start From

899$ USD


This wonderful Cairo to Abu Simbel budget tour by train is among the most amazing and affordable Egypt tours. In this tour, you will discover the secrets of Cairo by visiting the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili. Afterward, during Egypt travel packages you can also visit the highlights of Luxor including the Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, and the Valley of the Kings. Moving on with these charming Egypt budget holiday packages, you visit all the distinctive city of Aswan with wonders like Philae Temple, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the High Dam. We are saving the best to the last in this marvelous trip, as you will visit the astonishing temple of Abu Simbel.

  • Airport pickup/drop off and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers via 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, including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train (half board basis)
  • Private sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan
  • Sightseeing tour to Abu Simbel Sharing our group in air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites specified on the itinerary
  • All meals specified on itinerary
  • Portage as needed
  • All service charges and taxes
  • International airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal spending.
  • 01
    Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
    Welcome to the Land of the Pharaohs

    Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo Airport and then he will escort you to your hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. the tour manager will assist you to have a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

  • 02
    Day 2: Cairo and Giza Attractions
    Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar and Islamic Cairo

    Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel in Cairo before checking out, and then your tour guide will accompany you to the Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world which is the Giza Pyramids for a wonderful tour to discover the secrets of the pyramid of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. Afterwards, you will move up the Giza Plateau which is the highest point to see all the pyramids and take impressive pictures. Then, you proceed to visit the Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramid of Chephren as well.

    • You will enjoy lunch at a recommended local restaurant.

    You move to visit the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum hosts a collection of 5000 years of art. It is considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian monuments in the whole world. Over 250,000 artifacts are exhibited, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamun's collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Then you proceed to the oldest market in Egypt and all over the globe, Khan El-Khalili. This is one of the amazing tourist markets in the Middle East. Traders have been selling their goods in Khan El Khalili since the 15th century. If there is anything you want to purchase in Khan El Khalili, your guide will be happy to help you find what you are looking for. Even if you don't want to do any shopping, Khan El Khalili is a wonderful place to walk around or to sit for some coffee. Later you will be transferred to the Giza railway station to catch the sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor. Dinner will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • 03
    Day 3: Luxor West and East Bank Sightseeing

    After being greeted and helped by a Deluxe Tours agent when you arrive at the Luxor train station, your Luxor trip will start. Visit the most fascinating tombs on the West Bank of the Nile River to begin your trip to Luxor. discovering one of the most exquisite ancient Egyptian tombs, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This temple was built by the well-known queen Hatshepsut. It has terraces, statues of the queen dressed like a pharaoh, and chapels dedicated to Anubis and Hathor. Your next stop will be the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank. The only remnants of Amenhotep III's formerly magnificent temple are these two enormous statues.

    The richest necropolis in ancient Egypt, the last stop on the West Bank will be the Valley of the Kings. To keep their tombs safe from thieves, kings started excavating them inside mountains during the 18th dynasty. The well-known tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, the tomb of Tuthomsis III, and numerous more exquisitely colored tombs are among the best tombs found in existence today.

    After that, proceed to the East Bank and explore the magnificent Karnak Temples, a complex that took almost a millennium to build since every monarch and pharaoh desired to add to it. You see the sacred lake, multiple obelisks, the astounding hypostyle hall built by Ramses II, and much more. Then you will go to visit the Luxor Temple, another amazing ancient Egyptian temple which was built more over 3,000 years ago and is adorned with two enormous sculptures of Ramses II at the entrance, demonstrating how magnificent and brilliant the Pharaohs were and how long-lived their civilization was. Spend the night in Luxor.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • 04
    Day 4: Luxor visit Edfu Temple / Aswan Sightseeing
    Visits: Edfu Temple, High Dam, Philae Temple, Elephantine Island

    After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Luxor, board your air-conditioned, vehicle, and head to Aswan. On the way to Aswan, you will stop to visit one of the main temples in ancient Egypt which is the Edfu temple the Temple of Horus, and discover the secrets of the Temple of Edfu, among the best-preserved all over Egypt., the temple features with the cult of god Horus and has many distinctive features and elements

    Upon arrival to Aswan, head to visit the Temple of Philae, the popular ancient Egyptian Temple. Dedicated to Osiris and Isis, the temple was relocated due to the building of the High Dam in one of the largest international campaigns at the time. The temple is featured with several pylons, huge decorated stone capitals, and several other sections. Dedicated to the gods Osiris and Isis, the temple has some magnificent features including many pylons. Your next visit would be to the High Dam, constructed in the 1960s to preserve the water of the River Nile and produce a large portion of Egypt's electricity. The High Dam represents one of the greatest accomplishments of modern Egypt. Later, you'll head back to the hotel in Aswan for check-in and overnight in Aswan.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • 05
    Day 5: Abu Simbel Temple Private Tour / Train to Cairo
    Visit: Abu Simbel Temples

    You'll start your day early with a breakfast box at 4:00 am, and then begin your tour to Abu Simbel Temples with Deluxe Tours, about 3.5 hours away by car. Abu Simbel Temple with their unique style, are considered to be the masterpieces of ancient Egypt. They reflect the glory and grandeur of the new Kingdom. The Egyptian government and UNESCO decided to cooperate to save these temples from the flood. The Temple of Ramsses II was dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Her-Akhtey, Amun-Re, and Ramesses II himself. The great Abu Simbel temple is also called The Sun Temple of Ramesses II. The Temple of Queen Nefertari is also called the Temple of Hathor who was the wife of the Sun God so in a symbolic way, the two Temples, that of Ramsses II, and that of Nefertari, bring Ramesses II, Nefertari, Hathor, and the Sun God together as one. After your time spent exploring the temples, you'll return to Aswan and board the sleeper train for an overnight trip back to Cairo. Overnight inside your compartment.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • 06
    Day 6: Back to Cairo
    Free day in Cairo, Optional tour to visit the Step Pyramid in Saqqara and Memphis

    Enjoy breakfast aboard the train before you arrive at the train station in Giza, where you'll be met by Deluxe Tours Egypt Representative, who will check you into your hotel in Cairo. You'll have a day of leisure time, or enjoy an optional trip to visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Saqqara and Memphis the Oldest Capital.

    • Overnight in Cairo
    • Meals: Breakfast
  • 07
    Day 7: Optional trip to Alexandria
    Visits in Alexandria: Qaitbay Fort, Library of Alexandria, Catacombs

    Enjoy a free day in Cairo, or take an optional trip to Alexandria. Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or any other location around Cairo. You will drive in one of our comfortable cars for around 3 hours towards Alexandria. The first place you explore is the famous Roman tombs of Kom El Shoqqafa, This is one of the most mysterious royal tombs in Egypt. Afterward, we move towards the famous Pompey Pillar, the only remaining items of a once great Roman temple. You would listen to many stories about it with a qualified Tour Guide.  Your next visit would be to the fortress of Qaitbay which is the best-preserved Mamluk military construction in Egypt. Finally, you will explore the famous library (the new Alexandria library, the library is closed every Friday and on National days) which has the fourth rank among the libraries all over the world. This is a replica of the Ancient Library of Alexandria. Enjoy lunch at a good quality restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Then you will go back directly to your hotel in Cairo.

    • Overnight in Cairo
    • Meals: Breakfast
  • 08
    Day 8: Final departure

    You'll be enjoying your breakfast at your hotel, and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure.

    • Meals: Breakfast
May - September
(Price Per Person)
  • 999$ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 1150$ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1449$ One Person Travelling Alone
October - April
(Price Per Person)
  • 1195$ Per Person in Triple Room
  • 1250$ Per Person in Double Room
  • 1779$ One Person Travelling 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.


  • 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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