7 Days Aswan, Luxor, Abu Simbel


Day 1: Arrival and Hotel Transfer
On arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met and received by your driver guide from African Crane Safaris who will then brief you as he transfers you to your hotel for overnight (depending on your arrival time)

Day 2: Cairo - Aswan
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred for a half day city tour of Cairo, visit the pyramids of Giza, the famous Sphinx, the Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque. After this day’s tour of Cairo you will be transferred to the Cairo Railway Station to board the sleeper train to Aswan, dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3: Aswan/Nile Cruise
This morning on arrival at Aswan train station, you will be met and received by African Crane Safaris representative who will then transfer you for your Nile cruise, you will visit the Temple of Philae which is dedicated to the goddess Isis, and visit the High Dam. In the afternoon, you will view the Elephantine Island and the Botanical Gardens by felucca. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4: Nile Cruise
After an early morning breakfast on board, depart by road (3 hours each way) to Abu Simble and the great temple of Ramsess II and Nefertari, later sail to Kom Ombo. (Lunch - Dinner and overnight on board)

Day 5: Nile Cruise.
After an early morning breakfast on board, you will visit the Temple of Kom-Ombo dedicated to the Crocodile god Sobek .In the afternoon, sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the Falcon god Horus. Overnight sail to Luxor. (Lunch – Dinner and overnight on board)

Day 6: Luxor/Cairo
after breakfast, you will visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. In the afternoon, you will then visit the Temples of Karnak and the temple of Luxor. Transfer to Luxor Railway Station to board the sleeper train to Cairo, dinner and overnight on the sleeper train.

Day 7: Cairo/Airport Transfer.
On arrival at Cairo, you will be transferred to Visit the famous Egyptian Museum, ending your tour with a visit to Khan El Khalili the oldest bazaar in Cairo where you can shop for souvenirs, transferring later to the airport to catch your flight back home.

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