Day 1: CAIRO
Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met by your guide and transferred to the Hotel , a comfortable 3 star hotel centrally located. The night is free to relax and prepare for your whirlwind tour of Egypt.
Day 2: CAIRO
After breakfast this morning your guide will meet you at the hotel for a full day private tour of the Pyramids of Giza. On this full day tour, explore the relics of ages past at ancient Memphis, Sakkara and the world famous Great Pyramids. Your tour is led by a trained Egyptologist and includes entry to one of the pyramids, the Solar boat and a visit to the Sphinx.
Tonight transfer to the Nile River for a luxurious dinner cruise in a converted passenger ship. Your delicious meal is accompanied by traditional Egyptian music and entertainment in a lavish setting. After dinner return to your hotel for the evening.
Day 3: CAIRO – LUXOR
Continue your exploration of Cairo today with a full day privately guided tour of the city including the Egyptian Museum, whose 107 halls feature huge statues on the ground floor and small statues, jewels, Tutankhamon treasures and the mummies on upper floors. Other downtown sights on the tour include the Saladin Citadel, the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the Khan Khalili bazaar. After the tour return to your hotel to collect your belongings before transferring to the train station for your overnight first class sleeper train to Luxor. The train has modern air-conditioned cars and comfortable sleeping arrangements. Dinner is served on the train and you will arrive in Luxor in time for breakfast.
Day 4: LUXOR
After being met at the train station embark on a full day private tour of Luxor with a trained Egyptologist. Highlights of the day include explorations of the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank and then the Karnak and Luxor Temples on the East Bank. Return to the hotel
Day 5: LUXOR – CAIRO – ONWARD
Today your morning is free to explore Luxor and do some last minute souveneir shopping before transferring to the airport for your flight to Cairo and beyond.
• 2 Nights accommodation in Cairo
• 1 Night accommodation in Luxor
• Full day private tours of Cairo (2 days) and Luxor (1 day) with a trained Egyptologist including lunch
• Nile Dinner Cruise on board the elegant private yacht Marquis including traditional entertainment
• Overnight Deluxe sleeper train from Cairo to Luxor
• One way flights from Luxor to Cairo
• Private transfers from Airports and Train Stations in Cairo and Luxor
• All tips, entrance fees, taxes and fees
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