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Cairo and The Nile by Train

8 Days / 7 Nights
Private Tour

Give yourself an 8-day break in Egypt Tour as you soak in ancient Egypt's history in its main attractions. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, and enjoy a Nile Cruise between Luxor & Aswan and more on this exceptional Egypt Tour. The temples and monuments are waiting for you. Explore the Land of the Pharaohs and have the time of your life with one of our best Egypt Tour Packages!

Itinerary at a Glance
  • Day 1

    Arrival in Cairo


  • Day 2

    Pyramids | Tour is Cairo | Train to Aswan


  • Day 3

    Nile Cruise | Tour in Aswan


  • Day 4

    Kom Ombo Temple


  • Day 5

    Edfu Temple


  • Day 6

    Tour in Luxor | Train to Cairo


  • Day 7

    Cairo Optional Tours


  • Day 8

    Final Departure


Included
  • Meet & greet airport service
  • Assistance throughout your stay
  • Private vehicle for all transfers
  • Accommodation in Cairo - 2 nights (breakfast included)
  • Accommodation on a 5-star Nile cruise - 3 nights (full board)
  • Accommodation on a sleeper train - 2 nights (half board)
  • WiFi
  • Mineral water & soft drink
  • Private tours in Cairo
  • Cruise tours in group
  • Entrance fees to all sites included in the itinerary
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Bottled water during the tours
  • Portage service if needed
  • All service charges and taxes

Note: If you wish to travel by plane instead of by train, you can upgrade your package for U$135 per person.

Excluded
  • International flight tickets
  • Entry Visa to Egypt
  • Personal spending
  • Optional excursions
  • Tipping 

Itinerary

  1. 1
    Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

    Your tour manager will greet & assist you at Cairo International Airport. You will then be taken to your hotel and helped with the check-in. Spare some minutes to revise the timetable of your Egypt Tour with our representative and get the rest of the day to relax after your flight. 

     

  2. 2
    Day 2: Pyramids | Tour is Cairo | Train to Aswan

    After breakfast, your tour guide will accompany you to start your Egypt Tour with Giza Plateau, where you will visit the famous Great Pyramids of Giza, like the Sphinx and the Valley Temple. 

    You will then visit the Egyptian Museum, which exhibits the largest collection of pharaonic items in the world. 

    Time to discover the best of Old Cairo in the Islamic and Coptic neighborhood of the city. 

    Stop by Khan El Khalili, a lively bazaar that exists since the XIV century. 

    Last but not least, time to take your train to Aswan where you start the next part of your Egypt Tour. You will be transferred to the train station. You will have your own compartment. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. 3
    Day 3: Nile Cruise | Tour in Aswan

    Upon your arrival at the Aswan train station, one of our representatives will greet you and take you to the cruise. 

    After lunch, the first visit will be to the High Dam, built as an ultimate solution for the Nile floods. Next, you will visit the charming Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess of love Isis. The last tour of the day will be to the ancient quarries of Aswan, where lies the Unfinished Obelisk.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. 4
    Day 4: Kom Ombo Temple

    Sail to Kom Ombo after breakfast. In Kom Ombo you will visit the temple of Kom Ombo, which was duplicated in order to serve two gods. One side is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile-headed god, and the other side is dedicated to Horus, the falcon-headed god. Kom Ombo was also a healing center. Sail to Edfu.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

  5. 5
    Day 5: Edfu Temple

    Visit Edfu Temple. This temple is dedicated to Horus is the best-preserved in Egypt. Enjoy a Belly Dance show onboard the cruise. Continue sailing to reach the richest point of your Egypt Tour; Luxor!

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. 6
    Day 6: Tour in Luxor | Train to Cairo

    Disembark the cruise after breakfast.

    Let's visit the fantastic temples of Luxor and Karnak. Luxor is the house of the god Amun and Karnak is a vast complex, house of several temples. 

    Next, explore the Valley of the Kings, which served as the eternal resting place of pharaohs during the New Kingdom. 

    You will be mesmerized by the uniqueness of the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut; her temple is the most important monument in the valley. Finally, check out the statues of King Amenhotep III called Colossi of Memnon. 

    You will be transferred to Luxor train station to take the sleeper train to Cairo.  You will have your private compartment and dinner will be served on board. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. 7
    Day 7: Cairo Optional Tours

    You will arrive in Giza after breakfast on board. A representative will assist you and take you to your hotel. 

    On this day, enjoy a free leisure day or you can boost your Egypt Tour and choose one of our optional tours. You can visit Sakkara and the Step Pyramid of Pharaoh Zoser and Memphis, the capital of Egypt in the Old Kingdom. 

    Meals: Breakfast

  8. 8
    Day 8: Final Departure

    Hotel check-out after breakfast. 

    Enjoy the last opportunity of free time in Cairo, then, unfortunately, your Egypt Tour has to end now and we will take you to the airport to fly back home. 

    Meals: Breakfast

Silver accommodation

Hotels

Prices
Prices are per person and exclude international flights.

Prices

May to September
  • 869$ Per Person in triple room
  • 927$ Per Person in double room
  • 1369$ One person travelling alone
October to April
  • 959$ Per Person in triple room
  • 1017$ Per Person in double room
  • 1509$ One person travelling alone

Golden accomidation

Hotels

Prices
Prices are per person and exclude international flights.

Prices

May to Spetember
  • 989$ Per Person in triple room
  • 1049$ Per Person in double room
  • 1597$ One person travelling alone
October to April
  • 1029$ Per Person in triple room
  • 1089$ Per Person in double room
  • 1657$ One person travelling alone

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