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ATA - Arab Travel Agency
29 Tanta St. , Agouza Cairo - Egypt
Phone :
(Egypt) +202 33021439

Fax :
(Egypt) +202 33021956

Overland

8 Days / 7 Nights
2 Nights Cairo // 2 Nights Seat Train 2 Nights Aswan
1 Night Luxor

Day 1:

- Arrive at Cairo Airport: Meet, assist through passport control formalities, luggage identification & transfer to your hotel.
- Check in at Hotel.
- Overnight in Cairo.

 

 

Day 2:

Breakfast, Then drive to the three famous Pyramids of Giza, erected by Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus, guarded by the mysterious Sphinx, which is a mythical statue with a body of a lion and a human head. The three Pyramids and the Sphinx are one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the most important tourist site in Egypt. (Camel ride at the Pyramids can be arranged during the visit upon your request).
 (Optional) Then full day tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, housing around 250,000 antique pieces. Covering the whole history of ancient Egypt, which extends over the past 5 thousand years, among these pieces the most magnificent treasures of the young King Tut Ankh Amon.

back to your hotel in Cairo. Transfers to the train station for your overnight Seat train to Aswan.  Overnight in seat train.

 

 

Day 3:

Breakfast can be individually requested on train for about 3 USD. Arrival, meet & assist by our representative. Transfer to the Hotel. Check in. (Optional) Start your full day tour: High Dam & Temple of Philae Island Sail by felucca (Egyptian sailboat) to the Island of Agilkia. Visit the temple that was removed from their original island of Philae which lies submerged most of the year by the waters of Lake Nasser. The main Temple of Isis and its monuments were built between the 26th-dynasty and the Roman period. Return to the mainland and drive to Aswan for a view of the high Dam which was completed in 1964. From here you can gaze across Lake Nasser. Overnight in Aswan.

 

 

Day 4:

Breakfast- Free day. (Optional) A/C Bus transfer to Abu Simbel – Visit Abu Simbel Temple – Transfer Back to Aswan The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments. The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Sunset Felucca ride to visit (Botanical Island, Elephantine Island & Nubian Village). Overnight in Aswan.

 

 

Day 5:

Breakfast, transfer to Luxor by Train, Arrive Luxor & meet and assist by our local representatives, transfer to your hotel in Luxor. (Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles. Overnight in Luxor.

 

 

Day 6:

Breakfast, (Optional) start your full day tour visit The West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Queens, Colossal of Memnon and Hatshepsut Temple) Excursion to the Necropolis of Thebes, on the Eastern bank. Crossing the Nile, drive to the Valley of Kings; visit the tombs of various Dynasties, The Temple of Deir El Bahari. On the return journey stop at the Colossi of Memnon which are two gigantic sitting statues representing Amenopis III facing the Nile. and visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Then visit The East Bank (Luxor & Karnak Temple). Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great Proceed by carriage or bus to Karnak, which is a serious of temples built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatchepsut and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Evening - Transfer to the train station for your overnight seat train to Cairo. Overnight in Seat Train.

 

 

Day 7:

Breakfast can be individually requested on train for about 3 USD . Arrival to Cairo, meet & assist by our local representatives and transfer to the hotel. (Optional) Departure from hotel to start your full day tour visiting Sakkara, cemetery for Memphis, Sakkara is 27-Km Southwest of Cairo. Including a visit to the step Pyramids of Sakkara (The first proper Pyramids built for the king Zoser, it is considered evolution of the Pyramid from the simple Mastaba to the Pyramid in its known form) Followed by a visit to The Pyramids of Unas & Oser-Kaf the Mastaba. Tomb of Mereruka, Ti & Pta-Hotep (carved and painted tombs), Then Memphis the ancient capital of Egypt where Colossal Statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. Then we visit The Old part of Cairo, as Egypt was one of the first countries to embrace Christianity. We visit The Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, The Hanging Church, and The Coptic Museum which has a large collection of Coptic arts and antiquities dating from 300-1000, and we will also visit The Old Jewish Synagogue Ben Ezra Synagogue. (Optional) Dinner Cruise including transportation, dinner, Belly Dancer, Tanura Show. Overnight in Cairo.

 

 

Day 8:

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

 

Program includes:

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Aswan on bed and breakfast basis.

  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Luxor on bed and breakfast basis.

  • 2 nights on seat train.

  • All transfers in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.

  • 1 Half day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids and Sphinx.

  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.

  • All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus.

  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.

  • All your visits include entrance fees.

  • Our prices include all taxes and services.

  • Train ticket from Aswan to Luxor.


Not included:

  • International Flights.

  • Visa entry for Egypt.

  • Personal items (laundry, telephone calls and meals….etc).

  • Tipping.

  • Any Optional tours.

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