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Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train
Adulit (Age 12+)
Child (Age 3 to 11)

About this Trip

A short trip from Cairo, Giza where hidden the secrets of our ancient royal kings, to Aswan where the unique mixture of the breathtaking nature of this City along with the historical monuments…An adventure worth trying as you will board sleeper train all the way from Cairo to Aswan and back… You will spend the first night in Cairo at your nice and clean room, the hotel is located at Pyramids area where you will be close to the Great Pyramids & Bazaars.

Tour arranged daily …with high flexibility to be customized as you wish!

Itinerary details

Day 1: Arrival Cairo - YAY ! you just stepped onto the land of Pharoahs, Welcome to your adventure gate.  

Day 2: Full day Pyramids & Museum guided tour including lunch.Overnight on board sleeper train first class cabin

Day 3: Full day Aswan tour including visits to Philae Temple – High Dam – Unfinished Obelisk. Overnight at the hotel in Aswan.  

Day 4: Optional Massive Rock Temple of Abu Simbel. Overnight on board sleeper train first class cabin

Day 5: Cairo International Airport – Departure 

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Day by day itinerary

Here are your daily arrangements in details! Travel Link Tours rep. will discuss it with you upon arrival! Need to discuss more options? Please call the experts

Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train Arrival - Welcome to Egypt

Welcome to Egypt!, upon arrival at Cairo International airport, you will be met and assisted by Travel Link Tours friendly escort. Included pick up transfer to your elected hotel, our escort will assist you for a suave check in. Free time at your hotel, relax, refresh & get prepared to start the joy & begin your new adventure.
How was life like thousands of years ago? How was ancient Egyptian epoch?  Many questions that will pass by your mind, let accompany you for a short English performance to answer all your questions, revealing the secrets of this earliest world… more & more to be exposed during the Sound & Light show at Pyramids area for one hour ... An optional tour that could be booked on the spot…

Meals: No meals for today / Overnight: Hotel in Cairo. 



Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train Giza Great Pyramids, Egyptian Museum

Enjoy breakfast at hotel; early transfer to the airport in Aswan for the flight to Cairo.
A new day, a new adventure, Cairo the extensive Capital of Egypt, with that unique mixture of old parts, new buildings, light by the Nile…lots to see.
Our spectacular tour will start with a visit to The Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza Plateau, it will leave you overwhelmed … Yes, too many questions just popped into your mind about how was it build & mainly why? Our professional & knowledgeable tour guide will tell you more & more.

The three Pyramids, Khufu (Cheops), Khafraa' (Chephren) & Manqaraa' (Mykrynos) was constructed from no less than 2.5 million quarried limestone blocks, weighing around 6 million tons. You can enjoy an in interesting camel ride for like thirty minutes by the side of the Pyramids… take photos as much as you can... Have you seen that selfie taken with a smiling camel on 2014? YES, it happened, three friends were getting a selfie and apparently that camel was seeking new friends, right away he joined and smiled at the camera? You may try your luck. Lunch is a perfect time to try typical Egyptian food you are invited, so pick up your favorite "Koshari, Falafel, Shawerma … ".
Visit of the “Egyptian Museum” on the visits that should never be missed in Egypt where you can watch more than 250’000 piece, Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.Transfer to train station for an interesting ride to Aswan, dinner will be on board.

Overnight: On board train / Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner 
 



Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train Philae Temple – High Dam – Unfinished Obelisk

Enjoy breakfast onboard train, arrival Aswan, this city will leave you amazed by its nature, take a short sail across the river to bring you to the Agilkia Island, where Philae Temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis is currently located, like 12 km south of Aswan, it has been a Pilgrimage terminus through the centuries. 
Originally, the temple was positioned near to the First Cataract of the Nile River, by 1902 when the creation of the Old Aswan Dam started, the part was flooded and the complex was moved… That Temple is well known to be very preserved and keeping its unique colors.

Enroute will have a short visit to the High Dam.  Never miss the known UN-Finished Obelisk, no one has a real clue how was this obelisk craved out of the bedrock, our professional tour guide will tell you more. The evening is a good choice if you prefer to go for a walk by the Nile or spend a joyful time in the old colorful markets in Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast / Overnight: Hotel in Aswan. 



Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train Tour to Temple of Abu Simbel

One of the "Never to miss" sights in Egypt is an early day trip to “Abu Simbel” the massive rock temples; we included that trip. Temples took about twenty years to build, was completed around year 24 of the reign of Ramesses the Great, devoted to the gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah, as well as to the deified Rameses himself. Measured as the grandest and most beautiful of the temples custom-made during the reign of Rameses II, one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt.
Have you ever pondered how does it happen twice a year that the sun extends its rays over King Ramses 'Head?!  Our professional tour guide will tell you the story…After we are done with the visit; will transfer you back to Aswan for overnight at Hotel.

Optional Nubian Village in Aswan Trip, where you will be having an exceptional visit to one of the Nubian Houses over the Nile, get knowing more about the culture, how do they dress, talk, draw tattoos or as we call it in Egypt “Henna”, they will offer you a soft drink ...it is one of the most interesting visits in Aswan.
Transfer to train station for the trip back to Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner / Overnight: On board sleeper train



Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train Cairo - Departure

A trip is that un-repeatable memory, photos, friendly people you met, moments of joy & fun that you had during your journey. Our friendly escort will assist you for a suave check out. Breakfast & transfer to Cairo International airport for final departure.

Please come back soon, there is still much to see!



Prices and Dates

Check the date that suits your travel plans the best! For more options , call our travel experts or chat with us.

Single $606 2 ADULTS $ 3 - 4 ADULTS $ 5 - 7 ADULTS $ 8 - 10 ADULTS $ CHILD $330
Start date 2017-05-01 End date 2017-09-30
Single $666 2 ADULTS $ 3 - 4 ADULTS $ 5 - 7 ADULTS $ 8 - 10 ADULTS $ CHILD $355
Start date 2017-05-01 End date 2017-09-30

What will you get?

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Accommodation Plan

We listed here your "Plan A" for the lodging arrangements which are linked to this specific itinerary. Due to availability; we might offer you different hotel (s) / Nile Cruise, the same category which will be indicated on your final offer. Moreover; we can customize accommodation to match your preferred style.

Optional tours

We listed here our suggested optional tours, guided day trips & activities that you might like to enjoy during your free time; most of these tours suits your itinerary; while others may depend on your arrival & departure timing, feel free to discuss it with your travel expert!

FAQ

Here are the most frequently asked questions which we find of an interest; did not find your answer yet? Why don't you call the expert…We are here to help!

Do I need entry visa to Egypt from USA
For the following nationalities; entry visa could be easily obtained upon arrival, you will be charged for $25 U$D. For the passport; it should be valid for six months at least. 
  • USA
  • British
  • Canadian
  • Australian
  • Other EU
What to bring on a trip to Egypt?
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I am woman, what should I wear in Egypt?
Generally; no restrictions for women clothing as there is a good scale of Egyptian women wearing the same Western style. During the sightseeing trips; especially for summer timing; we recommend cotton t-shirts (3/4 or long sleeves), we don't really recommend short or cap sleeves, mainly for sunny summer days. Jeans; capris, skirts all are good to go. Inside the Islamic, Coptic area you might need to put on long sleeves; for the Mosques; you might get a catchy colored cotton scarf to cover most of your hair...
If you are inside the hotel or on board cruise, then you are able to put on tank tops or shorts. 

 
 
Is it better to Nile cruise or land arrangement from Aswan to Luxor?
Well, let us agree that each choice has its own privileges; that we are going to state in brief:
For the Nile Cruise; it is considered a lifetime experience where you spend at least 3 nights on board from Aswan to Luxor or vice versa, it will take you while sailing on the mighty Nile with a magnificent view of palm planted area surrounding both sides. You can always enjoy sun deck relaxation time; an enjoyable Nubian show is usually performed on your last night spent on board.
One more piece of info. that we can never escape; all meals on board are included (Breakfast, lunch & dinner), starting with lunch & ending with breakfast. Also, it is good to know that Nile cruise saves transportation from Kom Ombo, Edfu & Esna to reach Luxor and vice versa.
Stating a fact; cruise sails through fixed sailing dates, set number of nights as well (3, 4, 5 & 7 nights, available in different categories starting with simple up to ultra-deluxe ones), providing stopovers for sightseeing spots in each destination.
 
As for land arrangements; it provides you with more time to spend in each destination, more spots, optional tours to enjoy. Between Luxor & Aswan and vice versa; there is more than an option to get transported like sitting train or air-conditioned private transfers.
 
Which option do we recommend?
Your travel consultant will discuss options with you and advise the best; based on your dream about the booked trip, your flight timing & how long your stay is.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  
What is the single supplement?
It is an extra that you might need to pay on the top of your package rate for getting private room at hotel or cabin on board cruise & sleeper train

If you are a SOLO traveler; the price of your package will be based on single arrangements costs; like private arrival and departure transfers, day tours, the cost of Egyptology guide and so on.

In case you are joining a group tour and you prefer privacy; you will be paying additional only for the accommodation to enjoy single room or cabin.  
Is it safe to visit Egypt?
ABSOLUTELY Yes; Egypt is as much safe as many countries in the world and maybe more…let us state number of facts here to help you making up your mind.

During 2011 till 2016 tourists who visited Egypt reached more than 500 thousand, Yes more than 500'000 safe & happy customer. We can add to that the celebrity that visited Egypt and was truly excited about their trips since 2011 until February 2017. 

The stunning Mariah Carey visited in 2010, the American actor Vin Diesel, who paid a visit in 2011,Mariah Carey, Jean Claude Van Damme who had fascinating photos during his visit to the Pyramids, Enrique Iglesias during 2014, Morgan Freeman who was here to shoot a movie for national Geographic channel, Yanni, Messi & Will Smith who really enjoyed each and every part of his trip to Egypt!
Pyramids & Aswan by Sleeper train
5 Day(s) / 4 Night(s)

Starting from $494

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Tour Highlights

Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, the Nile in Aswan, Nubian Village, Abu Simbel Temples, Philae Temple, Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, 4* nice hotel in Cairo, 1st class sleeper train to/from Aswan, daily breakfast.

 

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