Private 7-Night Egypt Explorer Tour Including Sleeper Train And Nile Cruise From Cairo

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Overview

You can explore the most important monuments in Egypt on this 8-day tour. Traveling by comfortable sleeper train ensures a low price. Sail on the Nile, visit the West Bank, Valley of the Kings, the mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, the Philae temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor, and the Unfinished Obelisk

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples

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Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Your driver will pick you up from the airport according to your flight's arrival time
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: welcome drink

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza (B,D)
Your guide will pick you up at 9am. Start a fantastic excursion to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren, and visit the Valley Temple. Continue your tour at the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo. At 8pm, you will be transferred to Giza railway station for the sleeper train to Aswan.
Overnight: Sleeper train

Day 3: Embark/ Aswan Sightseeing (B,L,D)
Your driver will pick you up from the train station and take you to the port. Embark your Nile River cruise ship and have lunch on board. Then enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk.
Overnight on cruise ship

Day 4: Kom Ombo / Edfu (B,L,D)
Sail to Kom Ombo while having breakfast, then visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Enjoying lunch on board, sail to Edfu, and visit the temple of Horus Temple in Edfu. Then your ship will sail on to Esna.
Overnight on cruise ship

Day 5: Luxor optional West Bank (B,L,D)
Sail to Luxor while having breakfast on board. 
Overnight on cruise ship

Day 6: Luxor East Bank / Train to Cairo (B,D)
Breakfast, then disembarkation. With your guide, visit the Karnak temple & the Luxor temples at the East bank of the River Nile
At 6pm, you will be transferred to Luxor railway station for sleeper train to Cairo.
Overnight: Sleeper train

Day 7: Back to Cairo (B)
Breakfast aboard sleeper train, then an optional tour to Alexandria (12 hours, including 3-hour drives to and from Cairo). You could visit Qaitbay Citadel from outside, the new Alexandria Library, the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, and the Catacombs.
Overnight in Cairo

Day 8: Final Departure (B)
Depending on your flight's departure time your driver will take you back to the airport.

Inclusions for Private 7-Night Egypt Explorer Tour Including Sleeper Train And Nile Cruise From Cairo

  • 2 nights in Cairo on bed and breakfast
  • 3 nights superior cruise on full board
  • 2 nights sleeper train on half board
  • All transfers by a private A/C vehicle.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Exclusions for Private 7-Night Egypt Explorer Tour Including Sleeper Train And Nile Cruise From Cairo

  • Entrance fees (approx. LE 585 per person total for all monuments)
  • Optional tours
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Water or drinks in hotels & cruise ships

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Hotels & cruise ships will not provide water with their meals, only tea or coffee

TV shows will not work during sailing due to a weak signal

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • First lets start with the positives. My guides were very knowledgeable, the hotels that were provided were great, the cruise ship was beautiful, and the meals provided were outstanding. The historical sites were very interesting and the knowledge of the guides made it great. I was picked up and dropped off at the airports and the drivers were waiting. So now lets talk about some of the negatives, there were not that many but the tour should address this, the site seeing tours are and extra expenses, and should be added to the overall cost of the tour. The excursions were not the expensive but you should plan for this. The boat was real nice but it had a TV with no reception, and the WIFI did not work that well so you might want to bring a book to read. The room was nice and had a great view. Also the tips be prepared for this because it seems you need to tip everyone and the guides made this clear that the drives, they and others get extra tips. The local population will bother you for money this the tour has no control over, and be prepared for the country as a hole being littered with trash broke my heart. I will have to say that I am pleased with the overall tour and would recommend this to others but I would make them aware of some of the additional cost.

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