8 Days Egypt Itinerary: Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan By Land

Duration:

8 Days

Many Languages

Offered

Pick Up

Included

Overview:

Join us on an amazing 8-day journey through ancient Egypt, where you’ll explore the country’s rich cultural heritage in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan. The trip starts in Cairo, where you’ll visit the famous pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum to see amazing ancient treasures. 

Then, we’ll head to Luxor, which is like an open-air museum. You’ll see the Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs were buried in grand tombs. You’ll also visit the Queen Hatshepsut Temple and the Karnak and Luxor Temples, which are amazing examples of ancient Egyptian architecture. The journey ends in Aswan, where you’ll see the High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk, and the Philae Temple. All are testaments to Aswan’s historical significance.

Included/Excluded

  • Meet & assist service upon your arrival and departure.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Luxor including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan including bed and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on sleeping train on half board basis
  • All transfers are in an air-conditioned modern vehicle.
  • A professional tour guide speaking your language.
  • All taxes and service charges.
  • International flights.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Lunch meals and Beverages not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance tickets to all the sightseeing mentioned.
  • Tipping.
  • Personal expenses and any extras not mentioned in the program.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo / Check in the hotel
  • When you arrive at Cairo International Airport, your representative will be there to greet you and take you to your hotel in an air-conditioned car. He will help you with check-in and provide detailed information about your eschedule excursions for each day. 
  • Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Visit the Giza Pyramids, and Saqqara Necropolis
  • After breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide will meet you in the lobby to commence your excursion to explore the Giza Plateau and Saqqara Complex. 
  • Start your day at the Giza complex includes three main pyramids: the Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. These pyramids were constructed as tombs for the pharaohs and were part of a larger funerary complex. In addition, you will visit the Great Sphinx and the valley temple of King Kefren. 
  • Then, we will proceed to visit Saqqara Necropolis, considered to be among the oldest cemeteries used by the ancient Egyptians. The highlight of this visit is the Step Pyramid of Djoser, also known as the Pyramid of Djoser or the Step Tomb.
  • Finally, we will transport you back to your hotel to spend the night. 
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
Day 3: Visit the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Get ready to start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, our guide will pick you up in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to begin your exciting tour. 
  • Our first stop will be at the Egyptian Museum, which houses a vast collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts and you will get to see the famous treasures of Pharaoh Tutankhamun (King Tut), including his golden death mask, jewelry, furniture, and other persona belongings.
  • Next is a visit to the Citadel, a historic fortress situated on Mokattam Hill, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of Cairo and its surroundings. You will also get to visit the beautiful mosque of Mohamed Ali, located inside the Citadel.
  • Our final destination for the day is the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, a vibrant open-air market in Cairo, famous for its colorful shops and lively atmosphere. You can shop for souvenirs, spices, jewelry, and much more.
  • In the evening, you’ll take an overnight sleeper train toward Luxor. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
Day 4: Luxor East Bank Sightseeing
  • Upon your arrival in Luxor, our representative will meet you and take you to your hotel for check-in. Then, we will be transferred to enjoy an excursion to Luxor East Bank.
  • There, you will visit the Karnak Temple, one of the largest temple complexes in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The complex includes the Great Hypostyle Hall, obelisks, and the Sacred Lake. 
  • Following this visit, we will go to Luxor Temple, dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. It features a majestic avenue of sphinxes leading to its entrance.
  • Connecting Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple is the Avenue of Sphinxes, a grand processional pathway lined with sphinx statues, you will pass through them.
  • Back to the hotel and overnight in Luxor. 
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
Day 5: Luxor West Bank Sightseeing
  • Breakfast in the hotel and start your day exploring Luxor West Bank.
  • (Optional Activity) In the early morning, you can take a hot air ballon ride above luxor city.
  • Start with the Valley of the Kings, the most famous archaeological site on the West Bank. It served as the burial ground for pharaohs of the New Kingdom, and you can explore numerous elaborately decorated tombs, including the famous tomb of Tutankhamun.
  • Afterward, visit the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, a stunning architectural masterpiece dedicated to the female pharaoh Hatshepsut.
  • From there, you will go to the Colossi of Memnon, two massive statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III that once guarded his mortuary temple.
  • Back to the hotel and overnight in Luxor.
Day 6: Aswan Sightseeing
  • After breakfast, you will travel to Aswan in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. The journey will take about 3 and a half hours from Luxor to Aswan. When you arrive, someone will meet you and take you to your hotel for check-in.
  • Departure by motorboat till you reach the Philae Temple which is dedicated to the goddess Isis and is located on Agilkia Island in the Nile River.
  • Later, there's an optional trip to the Nubian village. The Nubian Village is a popular site in Aswan, and it's worth spending two hours there. The village around every curve will surprise you, as it is a genuine and authentic location.  
  • Back to the hotel and overnight in Aswan.
Day 7: Back to Cairo
  • Breakfast in the hotel and check out.
  • Or you can select early morning (optional activity) to Abu Simple. Start your trip to Abu Simbel Temples by taking a breakfast box at the morning. The journey takes about three and a half hours by private air-conditioned vehicle from Aswan to Abu Simbel.
  • Transfer you to the railway station for departure to Cairo in an overnight sleeper train. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board. Overnight inside your compartment.
Day 8: Final Departure
  • Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Following that, our team will pick you up in a modern air-conditioned vehicle and transport you to the Cairo International Airport for your return flight home.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • You will receive the final confirmation via email, once you have submitted your booking. Kindly keep an eye on your inbox for the confirmation details.
  • No payment will be deducted from your account until you have received the confirmation email. We value your satisfaction and will only proceed with charging your account once the confirmation has been successfully sent.
  • Please note that only 30% of the total amount will be deducted online as a deposit. The remaining balance will be paid in cash upon your arrival to Egypt in either Dollars or Euros.
  • The duration of each daily tour is approximately 8 hours, while the half-day tour typically lasts around 4 hours. Please be advised that if the tour exceeds these time ranges, additional charges may apply.
  • After receiving the confirmation email, one of our representatives will promptly reach out to you to confirm the departure point and time. We understand the importance of accurate information and ensuring a smooth experience for you.
  • Tipping is not included in any of our packages and leaves to the discretion of the travelers. Although not mandatory, it is of great importance to people who will take care of you while traveling.
  • For private tours, some fees may be applied, to know more please contact us. We are more than happy to provide you with all the necessary details and assist you in customizing your private tour according to your preferences.
  • For any other assistance or inquiry before and after booking please don’t hesitate to reach us via WhatsApp or email.

Cancellation Policy

To view our Terms & conditions and cancelation policy, please click here.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “8 Days Egypt Itinerary: Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan By Land”

Your email address will not be published.

Min - Max (Persons) Adult Price Children Price Babies Price
1 - 1 $1,619.00 $0.00 $0.00
2 - 2 $1,198.00 $599.00 $0.00
3 - 4 $1,175.00 $588.00 $0.00
5 - 10 $1,090.00 $545.00 $0.00
Starts From
$1,090.00
Booking Form
Inquiry Form
1
(12-99) $1,090.00
(6-11) $545.00
(0-5) $0.00
$145.00 /per person
$72.50 /per person
$0.00 /per person
30% Deposit
Available:
Total of Deposit:
1
(12-99) $1,090.00
(6-11) $545.00
(0-5) $0.00

Send quick inquiry via whatsapp.

$1,090.00