You Are Here : Home > Classic Tours >

Overview

This tour gives you an excellent opportunity to combine visits to the monumental treasures of the sites around Luxor with the beautiful mountain scenery and Red Sea coastline of the Sinai peninsula. Add to this the sprawling majesty of Cairo and the Pyramids, and you have the perfect introduction to Egypt, land of the Pharaohs. 

 

Transportation: Sleeper train, air-conditioned vehicle

Meals: Breakfast: 11 | Lunch: 0 | Dinner: 3

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo.

Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to settle into the hotel and relax after your journey.

 

Day 2: Cairo - Pyramids & Museum tour. Sleeper train to Luxor.   

Enjoy a full day tour of the famous pyramids and Sphinx at Giza before visiting the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to see the famous Tutankhamun exhibit. In the evening we board the overnight sleeper train to Luxor.

 

Day 3: Luxor - West Bank sites.  

We cross the Nile today to visit the sights on the west bank including the Valley of the Kings, Queen Hatchepsut Temple and the imposing Colossi of Memnon.

 

Day 4: Luxor - East Bank tour.  

Our tour today includes the temples of Karnak and Luxor where we learn more about ancient Egyptian history and marvel at their towering columns and statues.

 

Day 5: Luxor - free day  

Your day today is free to relax or explore Luxor further, possibly taking a felucca sailboat trip on the Nile, visiting the Mummification Museum, or shopping in the bazaar. There is also an option to take an early morning hot air balloon flight over the Nile. In the evening we board the overnight sleeper train back to Cairo.

 

Day 6: Cairo - City Tour, Dinner Cruise.   

We arrive back in Cairo in the morning and enjoy a tour of the city visiting the Citadel, Mosques, Coptic Cairo and the famous Khan-el-Khalili bazaar. In the evening we include a dinner cruise on the Nile, featuring traditional belly dancing and sufi dancing displays.