Start: Cairo Finish: Cairo
Physical rating: Low, Very comfortable
Special diets catered: Kosher, Vegetarians, Vegans, Halal
Tour code: LAE 12
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Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt on this Egypt overland tour explore Egypt tour by train and discover the history of Ancient Egypt, your tour starts in Cairo to see the Pyramids and Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum before traveling to Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel by first class sleeper train to see the ruins and temples in these southern cities. Return to Cairo to visit Sakkara and Memphis this cultural trip to Egypt 8 days includes all the travel needs and Egyptologist for your Egypt archaeological adventure. Book Now & Save.
Important Noe: the itinerary could be re-arranged to be working with your travel date.
Meals: No Meals
Upon arrival our assistance will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
After Breakfast, check out from your hotel in Cairo, Your guide will pick you up from your hotel first thing in the morning, you will start by visiting the great pyramids of Giza and Sphinx the Wonder of the ancient World. Once there we'll have three hours to enjoy sights that will be permanently etched in your mind's eye - the Sphinx, and the three largest and most famous pyramids in Egypt, built for the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, enjoy exploring these wonders with your professional guide then have a lunch break at a traditional restaurant to enjoy an Egyptian typical menu which includes, among other dishes, delicious grilled chicken kebabs with vegetables, Tahini, and Arabic bread, etc, Then, with energy to face the afternoon, we'll make our way to the Sakkara necropolises, one of the most important links we have to the history of ancient Egypt where, amongst other things, you can see the pyramid of Djoser the oldest pyramid in Egypt and many other tombs of the Nobles.
Meals: Lunch, Breakfast
Breakfast at the first-class sleeper train, your guide will meet and welcome you to refresh then start your tour in Luxor by visiting the most famous sights in Luxor on the East Bank the temples of Karnak and Luxor the cult center of God Amun the main God of the New Kingdom in ancient Egypt these temples built through different eras and lasted about2000 years to be completed have lunch at a traditional restaurant in Luxor then check in your hotel by night you can enjoy an optional sound and light show with dinner.
Location: Luxor City
The Valley of the Kings in the west bank of Luxor once part of the ancient city of Thebes then chosen
in the New Kingdom to be the secret burial place for the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom More than 62 tombs were discovered in the Valley of the kings the most famous was the tomb of King Tutankhamun in 1922, the Valley of the Kings is one of the must-see places in Egypt. You will have the chance to explore the tombs of the Pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings Lose yourself in the incredible design of the tombs that were cut into the mountain And the lovely colors and the hieroglyphic inscriptions that explain the Book of the dead You feel like you are Indiana Jones, get a glimpse into ancient Egyptian beliefs of afterlife You will enjoy your visit here.
After that move to the temple of Queen Hatshepsut the lady who ruled Egypt as a pharaoh Its temple has a unique design, it is cut into the mountain and still has some inscription and lovely pillars After here you will make a stop for photos by Memnon statues Then have lunch at a local restaurant, overnight at Luxor.
A new day in your overland tour in Egypt leave Luxor and head to Aswan on the way stop by the city of Edfu to visit one of the best-preserved temples of ancient Egypt Edfu temple also called Horus temple dedicated to God Horus the falcon, this temple took more than 180 years to be built and it has a unique inscription of the foundation of the ancient temples and the famous Egyptian Myth of Hours and Seth that have been engraved on the Outer Walls of the temple.
Then continue driving to reach the temple of Kom Ombo, this temple dedicated to God Sobek the Crocodile temple located on very high sand dunes looks over the Nile after that arrive Aswan have lunch then visit the temple of Philae Island visit the temple of Goddess Isis by motorboat after visiting the temple check in your hotel.overnight at Aswan.
Location: Abu Simbel
After breakfast checkout from your hotel and visit the impressive Abu Simbel temples by private air-conditioned vehicle enjoy the Nubian desert by 3 hours driving to visit the temple of Abu Simbel of Ramses the great The site of Abu Simbel is one of the most recognizable ancient sites in Egypt. For 3,000 years, it sat on the west bank of the Nile River, between the first and second cataracts of the Nile. However, in a remarkable feat of engineering, the temple complex was dismantled and rebuilt on a higher hill to make way for the Aswan High Dam in the 1960s. Enjoy your visit then back to Aswan to have your lunch at a traditional restaurant then enjoy your time at the Souk of Aswan till your sleeper train time overnight on board have your dinner on the train.
After breakfast, Look at Egypt tours' representative will escort you to the airport for final departure according to your flight time.
Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo B&B - Ramses Hilton or similar
Accommodation for 2 nights in Luxor B&B- Le Mercure Karnak resort
Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan B&B
Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeper train HB.
Entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary.
Hotel in Cairo has Wifi
Meet & assist upon arrival and departure
fully guided and escorted tour with professional guide
All transfer In a private vehicle and all sleeper train tickets included
hotels bed and breakfast and lunch during the tour
international flight not incuded
tips for guides and drivers
Entry visa not included
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Egypt is has many exciting shopping during your trip top buys include Papyrus ( Ancient Paper) and this you should get it from certified places in each tour the visit to the Papyrus factory is included. Also, you can buy the Egyptian pendants it is Called the Cartouche same like the ancient Pharaohs made their names, you can get your name in Cartouche in Gold or Silver like king Tutankhamun o queen Cleopatra. Cotton shirts and mirrors, backgammon boards, Pharaonic objects fashioned in Alabaster, Egyptian cotton sheets, clothing are very popular for tourists.
Please note that in the certified places and shops you will visit during your trip it is very safe to use your Visa Card.
If you want to visit the Souk Khan Elkhalili it is not recommended to use your Visa Card or buy gold or silver.
Is it allowed for non-Muslims to enter mosques in Egypt?
Non-Muslims are generally welcome to visit mosques in Egypt; however, it is always advisable to seek permission before entering mosques outside Cairo and Alexandria where people are less accustomed to tourists. Tourists and foreigners are welcome in almost all mosques in Egypt Tourists are more than welcome to visit most mosques at any time expect when they are being used for prayer, on Friday during the prayer so your visit will be adjusted by your guide.
-Is there any dress code to be followed during visiting a mosque in Egypt?
– There aren’t really special clothes to be put on while visiting a mosque in Egypt; however, modest dress would be highly recommended and in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.
– Are tourists allowed to enter the Christian monuments in Egypt?
– In Egypt, churches are treated the same as mosques. Most churches and monasteries welcome tourists and foreigners, except during the Lent. Modest dress is also advisable while visiting Christian monuments in Egypt.
Visitors to Egypt must have a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival and all foreign citizens must obtain a visa to enter Egypt. You can apply for a tourist visa at any Egyptian embassy or consulate around the world.
-Travelers of the following nationalities can purchase a one month entry visa to Egypt upon arrival in Egypt: Australia, Canada, Croatia, European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico. This only takes a few minutes to do at a bank window before you go through customs
Due to the low salaries of many professionals in Egypt, many people depend on tips, or Baksheesh as it is called in Egypt, as a major part of their income. Therefore, tipping is considered customary in Egypt.
it is 100% guaranteed departure
Generally No but occasionally travelers experience some gastric disturbance resulting from drinking tap water or eating from a local restaurant not recommended by their tour guides or the receptionist in hotel. Some travelers might suffer sunburn or heatstroke from the heat and sun during the summer if they are not careful; however, taking the proper precautions and drinking bottled water can eliminate any health risks.
– Are there certain vaccinations to be taken before traveling to Egypt?
– There are no obligatory vaccinations that should be taken before being granted with the visa of Egypt
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If this still with the Terms and condition will not be any charge to change & we have so much flexibility
Final confirmation and domestic flights, hotles and cruise
All our tour is fully guided & escorted with professional guide and staff
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