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Cairo: Luxor East and West Banks Guided Tour& Overnight Sitting Train Round Trip

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Catch the overnight first class seated train from Cairo to Luxor to take a full day guided tour to the wonders of the ancient world in the Nile River Valley. Discover the ancient temples of the East Bank of Luxor Explore the necropolis in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of Luxor - Led by a qualified Egyptologist with your own chosen language

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Evening transfer to Cairo train station to take the overnight train to Luxor

Stop At: Cairo

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cairo or Giza, and then travel to the train station to catch the overnight 1st-class seated train to Luxor.

Duration: 9 hour

Day 2 Pick up from Luxor train station & Luxor east and west bank tour + Overnight Sitting train back to Cairo

Stop At: Valley of the Kings

Arrive at Luxor in the morning and meet a licensed tour guide at Luxor train station then start your  tour of the monuments by private air-conditioned vehicle. Start on the West Bank and visit the Valley Of The Kings, last resting place of the kings Tutmosis I, Tutmosis III, Tut-Ankh-Amon, Ramssess VI, Mrenptah and Amonhotep II.

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

Discover the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at the Colossi of Memnon

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Karnak

Cross to the East Bank to explore the most splendid site of worship at the Karnak Temple. Temple of Karnak: This complex was originally dedicated to god Amon Ra, his wife Mut and son Khanoum. 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 Amon, 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

In the end of the tour you will be dropped off at the station to take the overnight seated train back to Cairo.

Duration: 9 hour

Day 3 Arrive at Cairo train station + Drop Off

Stop At: Cairo

Arrive at Cairo train station by 5 AM and picked up to your hotel in Cairo or Giza