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Pyramids & The Nile by Train

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

Pass By: Cairo International Airport, Oruba، Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (around the clock)

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and will then escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, your tour manager will assist you with a smooth check-in and review your vacation itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.

Welcome drink included

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in cairo

Day 2: Pyramids and Sakkara - Train to Aswan

Pass By: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
BreakFast in The Hotel and At 8:00 AM Hotel Pick-up By The Spanish-speaking Guide of Amwag Tours and Transfer to the area of ​​The Pyramids of Giza or Gizeh where they are the Most Perfect (Keops, Kefren and Micerinos) of the 4 Dianstia del Renio Antiguo and are the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that has survived (2550 BC and 2470 BC). Then see the Temple of the Valley or of the Mummification and The Sphinx the Father of Terror with the Human head of the King Kefren and Lion’s Body.

Lunch is included among the visits in a local restaurant based on complete food for each person, but does not include drinks.

Then visit the Step Pyramid of Sakkara which is the oldest built dedicated to King Zoser and visit the preserved tombs of the sesta dynasty of the ancient kingdom.

Finish The Tour with Visit to Memphis the first Capital of Ancient Egypt Founded by King Narmer in 3200 BC and see its open-air museum as the lying and giantess statue of King Ramses II and the alabaster sphinx of the same as the second more great after that of Giza

, then 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. Overnight accommodations inside your compartment.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night in sleeper train

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Pass By: High Dam, Aswan Egypt
Upon your arrival at the Aswan train station, you will be met and assisted by a Amwag Tours representative, who will then transfer you to your Nile River 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 and overnight in Aswan.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star nile cruise in aswan

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Pass By: Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo Egypt
After breakfast on board, you’ll sail to Kom Ombo, where you’ll encounter 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, where you’ll stop to visit the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world. The structure is dedicated to Horus, the falcon god. Reboard the ship for afternoon tea and a leisurely ride to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star nile cruise in aswan

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

Pass By: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
In the early morning, enjoy a relaxed breakfast on board as you sail to Luxor. You’ll then set out to visit the West Bank of Luxor, take an excursion to the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BCE at Deir El-Bahari. You’ll proceed to the towering Colossi of Memnon, and then back to the Nile cruise ship and have lunch aboard. As the ship makes its way up the Nile, you’ll enjoy afternoon tea. Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star nile cruise in luxor

Day 6: Luxor Nile Cruise - Train to Cairo

Pass By: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
Breakfast aboard the cruise before disembarkation, and then you will be accompanied by your tour guide to the ancient Karnak and Luxor temples along the east bank of Luxor. Later, you’ll head to the Luxor train station to catch the sleeper train back to Cairo. Dinner will be served aboard the train. Overnight in your private compartment.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: over night in sleeper train

Day 7: Cairo sightseeing

Pass By: Old Egypt For Fine Art, El Moez Ledin Allah El Fatemy st. Azhar, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Last day in Cairo, you will take breakfast at the Hotel, then be escorted by your Tour Guide to visit the world-renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo that was built in neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum’s vast collection of over 120,000 artifacts ranges from pre-dynastic era, through the Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. Amongst the most famous items which you may see are the funerary treasures of the child King Tutankhamun, the colossal statues of the heretic king, Akhenaten, and the only surviving image of Khufu, creator of Egypt’s Great Pyramid. Visiting the museum is a great introduction to learning about the ancient Egyptian civilization, including their famous art of mummification.

Continue on your fascinating tour the Citadel of Saladin overlooking the City from the Muqattam Hills. The views from the walls up high overlook Cairo and are stunning with scenery as far as the Pyramids and overlooking Old Cairo. The magnificent Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside The Citadel was built in Turkish style and is very similar to the Blue Mosque in Istanbul,Turkey and simply considered to be one of the greatest landmarks in Cairo whose Minarets can be seen from any part of old Cairo. Next will be an unusual opportunity to explore the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the Hanging Church (or Suspended Church), this Basilica Church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon. This Church became the centre of the Christian Church of Egypt. Afterwards, you will have a wonderful afternoon shopping at the famous old market in Cairo known as Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

then transfer you to attend the Tannoura show which takes place at Wekalet El Ghoury built in 1504 A.D during the reign of Mamelukes. Tannoura show is the most amazing Egyptian Folk musical nights, it’s performed by ‘El Tanoura Troupe for the Cultural Heritage’; which has given varied performances in over 30 countries. At the beginning , Selections of Folkloric music will be played by local Egyptian musicians, previewing The Egypt’s musical heritage. Then comes The Tanoura Dance show and lastly they end it with a very special spiritual Whirling Dervish (Darawish) performing. After the Show ends, you will be transferred to your hotel .

Please Note* There is an additional charge to enter *the Mummies Room at the Museum. Please speak with your Tour Guide should you wish to purchase a ticket to enter one of these sites.
* Entrance at 18:15 and the show starts at 07:30

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: over night at 5 star hotel in cairo

Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Pass By: Cairo International Airport, Oruba، Road، El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by free time at your leisure, after which you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cairo International Airport Road, Cairo Int'l Airport Rd, Sheraton Al Matar, El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Departure Time
12:00 AM
Duration
8 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Amwag Tours
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amwagtours
Alexandria, Egypt
10
Thank you Amwag Tours
We spent the most enjoyable times Crises are back thousands of years thank yooy for every thing you do
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Salwa O
10
Thanks Amwag tours
I can not imagine how i was live without visiting Egypt thanks for Amwag tours..we spent Happy times in Egypt
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GoPlaces782925
10
good tour
the best travel company ever , good treatment , nice hotel ,tour guide has a good knowledge and luxury Nile cruise
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SharmeExpress2019
184
Vacanza relax e non solo
7 giorni a Sharm perfetta ottima Perfetta luogo accogliente e molto turistico il mare rimarrai incantato L'ospitalità che si trova nei villaggi soprattutto quelli italiani e al di poco familiare! Consiglio di portare cos'è l'euro che viene utilizzato anche con moneta locale ma di piccola taglia E soprattutto banconote!
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