8 Days Cairo, Aswan and Luxor Tour By Sleeper Train

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Start your adventure in Cairo by a comfortable ride from Cairo airport to your hotel, Marvel the Great Pyramids, and the other highlights in Cairo, Enjoy a between Aswan and Luxor to take in the highlights of ancient Egypt. You’ll travel by overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo.

Day 1: Pick up from Cairo airport

Arrive any day in Cairo. Upon your arrival in Cairo, you will be met with our company representative in the arrivals area of the airport who will be holding a signboard with your name on it. After meet and greet, you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel in Cairo. Rest of the day will be at leisure.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): No meals included on this day.

Day 2: The Great Pyramids of Giza

Your expert guide will accompany you to the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, and then to Saqqara to witness the first pyramid ever built, the 2648 BC – completed Step Pyramid of Djoser. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 3: Cairo Day Tour — Overnight Sleeper train to Aswan

Today you will explore the magnificent treasures of the Egyptian Museum — including Tutankhamun’s fabulously famous Gold Mask. Then your guide will take you to the city’s Islamic areas — including the Citadel of Saladdin and its Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Next the city’s oldest area; Coptic Cairo awaits you. Here El-Muallaqa, the Hanging Church, was built into the walls of the Roman fortress of Babylon. Finally, on to St Sergius — said to be a resting-place of the Holy Family. Enjoy free time at Khan el-Khalili, the major souk in the Islamic bazaar district. In the evening, you’ll be transferred to the Cairo train station to board your train to Aswan.

  • Overnight on-board the sleeper train.
  • (Please note, Train departs Cairo at 20:00. and arrives in Aswan at 08:15. (next day)
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4: Aswan Day Tour

Upon arrival at Aswan station, You will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel in Aswan. Freshen up at your hotel before your guide takes you to Aswan’s famous High Dam. In vivid contrast, take a short ferry across the Nile to the magnificent Ancient Egyptian Philae Temple. Feel free to explore Aswan’s renowned markets or visit the International Museum of Nubia. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Aswan
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 5: Aswan

Optional morning tour to Abu Simbel. Afternoon excursion on a traditional felucca to visit Elephantine and Kitchener Island’s. The rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Aswan
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 6: Aswan — Luxor

Early departure from Aswan to Luxor in an air-conditioned vehicle; break your journey at the ‘double’ Temple of Kom Ombo; and in Edfu, the remarkably well-preserved Temple of Horus. Arrive in Luxor on the east bank of the Nile and check into your hotel.

  • Overnight in Luxor
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 7: Luxor East Bank Tour

Free morning in Luxor, evocative site of the ancient city of Thebes and ‘the world’s greatest open-air museum’. This afternoon, enter the Karnak Temple Complex. Walk down the avenue of the ram-headed sphinxes that connect the Precinct of Mut, the Precinct of Amun-Re, and the Luxor Temple. Enjoy a free evening.

  • Overnight in Luxor
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 8: Luxor West Bank Tour & Evening transfer to Luxor train Station

An early morning start. Cross the Nile to the west bank and enter the Necropolis, the Valleys of the Kings & Queens, Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple, and the Colossi of Memnon. Transfer to the train station to travel back to Cairo. Next morning arrival in Cairo. ( This will be the end of our tour and services ).

  • Overnight on-board the sleeper train
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation
  • Round Trip Sleeper train with Dinner and Breakfast
  • 2 nights in Cairo at a 5-star hotel including breakfast
  • 2 nights in Aswan at a 5-star hotel including breakfast
  • 2 nights in Luxor at a 5-star hotel including breakfast
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges


  • International Airfare
  • Visa to enter Egypt
  • Optional tours
  • Personal extras or meals not mentioned above
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
  • Travel Insurance


  • Please be advised that the order /sequence in which the daily tours occur within the above day-by-day package tour itinerary can be subject to change depending on the availability of train tickets per the itinerary, opening/closing of various historical sites, etc.
  • Please send us a copy of your passport in advance so we can book the sleeper train.


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