Departure from Cairo at night by 1st class train at 10 PM (12 hrs. trip to Aswan); our representative will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name, you will be transferred to the Hotel, our representative will explain the program in details and the places to be visited which is as follows:
Day 1 (Aswan)
After breakfast at the hotel in Aswan you will be taken to visit Philae Temple and the famous Aswan High Dam. Free evening in Aswan. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2 (Abu Simbel)
Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and be transferred to Abu Simbel. Visit the Temples of Abu Simbel: The Great Temple of Ramses the II and Temple of Hathor. Admire the natural beauty of Lake Nasser before going back to Aswan. In afternoon you will take the train to Luxor. Once in Luxor you will visit the Temples of Karnak and Luxor Temple on the East Bank. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 3 (Luxor)
On your final day you will be taken to explore the West Bank of Luxor, including; the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens, the unique Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. In the evening you will catch the train back to Cairo.
INCLUSIONS: - Pick ups and transfers as mentioned - Trips to the mentioned sites (excluding entrance fees) - 1st class train tickets (sitting train): Cairo – Aswan & Luxor – Cairo - English speaking Egyptologist guide for the sights in Aswan & Luxor - 1 night accommodation in a 3*hotel in Aswan, including breakfast - 1 night accommodation in Luxor in 3* hotel, including breakfast - All taxes and service charge
EXCLUSIONS: - Entrance fees to the mentioned sites - Egyptologist in Abu Simbel - Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary (e.g.: food, drinks)
TOUR EXTRAS: - Upgrade to Sleeper Train (roundtrip tickets): 140 USD/person - in a Double cabin. The upgrade includes dinner and breakfast on the train, excludes any beverages. - Upgrade to 4* or 5* hotel available on request.
TRIP NOTES: - This tour is available to start every day. - The sightseeing activities are organized in small groups.