Cairo, "Al Qahira" in Arabic, which means, The Triumphant is an ancient city built by the Fatimid leader Jawhar Al Siquilly in 969 and is one of the world's largest urban areas and offers many sites to see. It is the administrative capital of Egypt and close by, is almost every Egypt Pyramid, such as the Great Pyramids of Giza on the very edge of the city. Cairo is located on the banks and islands of the River Nile in the north of Egypt. Cairo covers almost 214km2 and stretches to about 41.542km.
Today, Greater cairo offers an incredible selection of shopping ,touristic attractions as well as modern landmarks. Particularly among those are Saladin's Citadel, The Mosque of Amr lbn Alaas, The Hanging church and the Cairo Tower. Try some of the famous street markets like Wekala al -Balaq for fabrics including Egyptian cotton, and the historic district of Khan El Khalili.
When it comes to traveling through Egypt what better way to experience your journey than to enjoy your precious vacation time by spending it in the convienence and luxury of a world class sleeping train.
Aswan, Egypt's sunniest southern city and ancient frontier town located about 81 miles south of Luxor, has distinctively African atmosphere. Its ancient Egyptian name was Syene. Small enough to walk around and graced with the most beautiful setting on the Nile, the pace of life is slow and relaxing.In Aswan the Nile is at its most beautiful, flowing through amber desert and granite rocks,round emerald islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. Aswan has been favorite winter resort since the beginning of the nineteenth century, and it's still a perfect place to get away from it all.
Step aboard and prepare to be thrown back in time to a magical land of myth and water. Cruising the mighty Nile river is an experience you don't have to miss. Sailing along this historic waterway in style and comfort, there is no better way in which to discover the archaeological heritage of Egypt.
Luxor has often been called the worlds greater open air museum, as indeed it is and much more. Luxor temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the River Nile in the city today knows as Luxor and was founder in 1400 B.C. To say that Luxor area is a major attraction for touriss in Egypt would be an understatement. It has been a tourist destination since the beginning of tourism. Today Luxor is well equipped to accommodate tourists with many hotels and in general a tourist industry ready and willing to serve the people from many countries that descend on this area of the Nile valley every year.
Day 1 : Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, greeted by our representative who will assist
the group through immigration and customs formalities.
Transfer by our deluxe coach to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 2 : Cairo
Full day visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and
Khan El Khalili Bazaars.
Overnight at hotel in Cairo
Day 3 : Cairo/Sleeper train to Aswan
Check-out after breakfast.
Free day (own arrangement), or optional tour to Alexandria.
Transfer to Cairo station to board the sleeper train to Aswan.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Train departs Cairo at 20:00. and arrives Aswan at 08:15. (next day)
Day 4 : Cairo/Aswan/Nile Cruise
Arrival at Aswan station, greeted by Travco representative and transfer to Nile
cruise for check-in.
Visit the Philae Temple, High Dam and unfinished Obelisque.
Overnight in Aswan.
Day 5 : Nile Cruise
Sail to Kom Ombo, visit Kom Ombo Temple.
Sail to Edfu and visit Edfu Temple.
Sail to Luxor.
Day 6 : Nile Cruise
A.M. Visit Valley of Kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon.
P.M. Visit Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.
Overnight on cruise board.
Day 7 : Nile Cruise/Luxor/Final Departure
Check-out after breakfast.
Free day at leisure (own arrangement) until transfer to Luxor Airport for final
Packages starting from USD 769 per person Your Package includes :
02 night accommodation at Cairo Hotel.
01 night accommodation in sleeper train to Aswan
03 night accommodation in 5* star Nile Cruise.
All Transfer on seat in coach basis.
Excursions of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx the Egytp museum,Khan El Khalili Bazars, Philae Temple, High Dam, unfinished obelisque, Kom ombo temple, Valley of Kings, Edfu temple, Karnak temple and Luxor temple.