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6-Days Nile Cruise Aswan to Luxor & Sleeper Train Round-trip

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Enjoy a Nile River cruise between Aswan and Luxor to take in the highlights of ancient Egypt. You'll travel by overnight Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Highlights Experience the SLEEPER TRAIN  travel between Cairo / Aswan - Luxor / Cairo  See the Philae Temple and the High Dam in Aswan Visit the Valley of the Kings in Luxor Enjoy a 5-star luxury Nile River cruise

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Cairo Train Station for Overnight Sleeper Train (Meals: Dinner )

Stop At: Cairo

Evening Pick up at your hotel in Cairo or Giza for evening transfer to Cairo train station to take your overnight sleeper train to Aswan Overnight in the Sleeper Train ( Including dinner and Breakfast )

Duration: 12 hour

Day 2 Arrive Aswan , Pick up and Aswan Guided Day tour (Meals: Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner)

Stop At: Aswan

Breakfast in the Sleeper train , Arrive Aswan train station and be picked up and transferred to your 5 stars Nile Cruise to refresh up and get some rest

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Aswan High Dam

Start your day tour in Aswan and drive to the High Dam of Aswan, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. From the top of the High Dam you can gaze across Lake Nasser to the Kalabsha temple in the south and the huge power station to the north.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk

Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan, where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 1 ton obelisk was carved, and why the crack caused it to be abandoned.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Philae

The last of the 3 famous Aswan sites you will see is generally regarded as the best. Philae Temple was carefully moved to its current location (around 500 meters from the original site) when the construction of the High Dam caused surrounding Nile waters to rise. A short motorboat ride takes you to the island, where your guide will take you on a walking tour through the temple before allowing you free time to explore further on your own. Dedicated to the goddess Isis, Philae Temple has a beautiful setting on an island in the river which has been landscaped to match its original site.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Aswan

After finishing your tour, you'll be dropped off to your Nile cruise in Aswan.

Day 3 Cruise Sailing and visiting Kom Ombo temple ( Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner )

Stop At: Temple of Kom Ombo

In the early morning ( Optional tour to Abu Simbel ) Enjoy the free time on the cruise then the cruise sails in the River Nile in the afternoon ,, Later the cruise will stop to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo where you will visit the temple with your friendly guide The Nile Cruise continue the sailing towards Edfu Temple Overnight in the Nile Cruise ( Private room )

Duration: 3 hour

Day 4 Visiting Edfu Temple and Continue sailing and reach Luxor ( Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner )

Stop At: Temple of Horus

Enjoy the free time while the cruise sails in the River Nile ,, Later the cruise will stop in Edfu to visit the Temple of God Horus where you will visit the temple with your friendly guide ,

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Luxor

Then the Nile Cruise continue the sailing towards Luxor and will arrive Luxor in the afternoon Overnight in the Nile Cruise ( Private room )

Day 5 Visiting Luxor East & West banks ( Breakfast and Dinner ) + Overnight Sleeper train

Stop At: Valley of the Kings

Breakfast and check out , then Cross to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings. which holds 66 tombs of various dynasties

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

Continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and learn about the only female ruler of Ancient Egypt.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Colossi of Memnon

On the return journey, stop at the Colossi of Memnon - 2 gigantic sitting statues representing Amen phis III facing the Nile.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Karnak

Temple of Karnak: This complex was originally dedicated to god Amun Ra, his wife Mut and son Khons. Later, around 30 additional kings added their own touches to the complex. The site is vast, covering nearly 1 mile by 2 miles in area with more than 20 temples in all. What makes the Karnak Temple complex special is that it includes several of the finest examples of ancient Egyptian design and architecture, such as the Hypostyle Hall, one of the world’s great architectural achievements of all time and the Temple of Amun, a spectacular forest of giant papyrus-shaped columns.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple : At the end of the day, you’ll visit Luxor temple 

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Luxor

At the end of your tour, you will be transferred back to Luxor train station to take the overnight sleeper train back to Cairo Overnight in the Sleeper Train ( Dinner and Breakfast )

Day 6 Back to Cairo + Pick up and Drop off ( Breakfast )

Stop At: Giza Governorate

Arrival in Giza train station and be met and transferred to your hotel in Cairo or Giza

Duration: 1 hour