Egypt Overland Tour: Explore Best 3 Cities of Egypt

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8 days
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What You'll Do
  • Accommodation all arranged in all cities
  • Visit the most cultural and fabulous places around the 3 cities
  • Immerse yourself deep into Egyptian history and culture
Overview
The Egypt Overland Tour Package includes tours to Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor. The tours will immerse you deeply and meaningfully into Egyptian culture and history.
What to Expect
Day 1: Cairo Arrival

Welcome to Egypt! The representative will meet you to ensure a smooth path through immigration and customs. You will have time to explore at your leisure before meeting the company’s escort and fellow travelers for a welcome drink at the hotel.

Day 2: Cairo - Giza Desert Tour
Full-day outing to Sakkara, the vast Necropolis of ancient Memphis. Sakkara has the first Pyramid and the world’s oldest stone structure. Later, you'll be driven to Memphis, the capital of the ancient kingdom and one of the most important cities throughout the history of ancient Egypt. A break for lunch will take place before continuing on to the most famous wonderland in the whole world – the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. Free evening and overnight  journey to the fabulous Aswan by train.

Day 3: Aswan Arrival
Arrive in Aswan, meet and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Full-day excursion around the city visiting the Temple of Philae, the Aswan High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk. Then you'll enjoy an overnight in an Aswan hotel.
 
Day 4: Aswan and Luxor
On the fourth day, join an orientation cruise around Kitchener and Elephantine Islands. Later that afternoon, you can catch the train to Luxor where you'll stay overnight.
 
Day 5 Luxor East Bank
On the fifth day, a visit to the East Bank of Luxor will take place, so you can visit Luxor Temple, and Karnak Temple, and an other overnight in Luxor.

Day 6 Luxor West Bank
You will get to visit the West Bank of Luxor to see all of the following:
Valley of the Kings
Valley of the Queens
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Colossi of Memnon
Free evening of leisure, then overnight by train back to Cairo.

Day 7 Cairo City Tour
On the seventh day, you will arrive at the hotel in Cairo for check-in. This day will consist of a full-day excursion to Islamic Cairo, where the 12th Century Citadel of Salah El-Din stands. Within the walls of the medieval fortress is the Alabaster Mosque, and El-Gawhara Palace built by Mohamed Ali.  Then you'll pay a visit to  Christian Old Cairo, where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. Built over the ruins of the two towers of this fortress, is the Church of Saint Mary known as the Hanging Church. Break for lunch, and then a drive to the Egyptian Museum, where the treasures of King Tut Ankh-Amun and most of the pharaohs are kept. Free evening at leisure and overnight in Cairo.

Day 8 Cairo Departure
On the last day, it's a Farewell to Egypt as the tour ends after breakfast in the hotel and then the transfer will drop you off at Cairo International Airport.
What's Included
  • Transfers from/to the airport at any time (24/7) depending on your flights schedule
  • All accommodations in 3-star hotels in Cairo, Aswan and Luxor. All rooms have a private bath, air-conditioning, TV, and include breakfast
  • All fully-guided tours (as per the itinerary) in air-conditioned buses
  • Fluent, English-speaking tour guides throughout your program
  • First-class train tickets from Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/Cairo on air-conditioned Spanish trains with reclining seats
  • All meals as described in the tour itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfer from pick-up and drop off services
  • All service charges and taxes
What's Not Included
  • International flights
  • Entry visa
  • All the entrance fees of the sites. We do not charge in advance for site entrance fees to add flexibility to your program as you may choose to skip one or more sites depending upon your interests
  • Any items of personal nature, such as drinks, phone calls, laundry, tips…etc
  • Any other extras not mentioned as included
Meeting Point

The driver will pick you up from Cairo International Airport to start off your trip

Know Before You Go
• Egypt Overland Tour occurs every day; however, confirmation in advance is still highly recommended
• All of the tours can be customized to fit your time, budget, and interests
• Optional day trips and activities are available upon request and include the Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids, shopping at the Khan El-Khalily Market, an excursion to the Fayoum Oasis, and much more
• Optional day-trip to Abu Simbel can be added to this program, upon request
• All day trips leave in small groups and are accompanied by a professional tour guide
• There are no time constraints for any of the day trips
• The time spent in places depends only upon guests’ desires and the official opening/closing times of the sites
• Additional accommodation nights can be arranged upon request
• Kids under 6 years old are free of charge.

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