3-Day Guided tours to Aswan, Abu Simbel and Luxor & Train and Transfers

Explore three of Aswan's most popular and well-known sites, and adventure the most amazing temple in Abu Simbel , get the train to Luxor. Once there, marvel at the great temples and the valley of the kings along Luxor's East and West Banks.

Highlights

View the High Dam of Aswan — a miracle of engineering

Travel down the River Nile on motorboat to visit Philae Temple

Adventure Abu Simbel famous temple

Tour the East and West Banks of Luxor with an expert guide

Marvel at the Temple of Karnak, the oldest religious structure in the world

Explore the lavish tombs of the 3 pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings

per adult from

$256

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Aswan to Luxor 1st Class train ticket with all pick ups and transfers
    • Expert tour guide
    • Guided Tours to Aswan , Abu Simbel and Luxor sightseeing
    • Meet and assist service on arrival and departure from your hotel, airport, train or bus station in Aswan
    • Transportation in a modern air-conditioned vehicle
    • Service , taxes , Landing and Parking Fees
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to the sightseeing
    • Entry/Admission - Aswan High Dam
    • Entry/Admission - Unfinished Obelisk
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Philae
    • Entry/Admission - Abu Simbel Temple Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Valley of the Kings
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Karnak
    • Entry/Admission - Luxor Temple

  • Day 1: Pick up + Aswan Guided Day tour

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    Start your adventure by being picked up from your hotel in Aswan or  Aswan airport, bus or train station.


    Stop At: Aswan High Dam, Manteqet As Sad Al Aali, Aswan Egypt
    Start your day tour in Aswan by getting picked up from your hotel or cruise ship and drive to the High Dam of Aswan, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. From the top of the High Dam you can gaze across Lake Nasser to the Kalabsha temple in the south and the huge power station to the north.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Unfinished Obelisk, Sheyakhah Oula, Aswan Egypt
    Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan, where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 1 ton obelisk was carved, and why the crack caused it to be
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Philae, Island of Agilika, Aswan Egypt
    The last of the 3 famous Aswan sites you will see is generally regarded as the best. Philae Temple was carefully moved to its current location (around 500 meters from the original site) when the construction of the High Dam caused surrounding Nile waters to rise. A short motorboat ride takes you to the island, where your guide will take you on a walking tour through the temple before allowing you free time to explore further on your own.

    Dedicated to the goddess Isis, Philae Temple has a beautiful setting on an island in the river which has been landscaped to match its original site.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    After finishing your tour, you'll be dropped off your hotel in Aswan.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Abu simbel Guided Tour & Train from Aswan to Luxor

    Stop At: Abu Simbel Temple Complex, Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel Egypt
    In the early morning start your tour to visit Abu Simbel Temple – a stunning Ancient Egyptian monument built by Ramses II out of a sandstone rock cliff. Marvel at the representation of the deities carved on the temple's huge façade. Nearby, also visit the small Temple of the King's wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hath-or.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Pass By: Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Nile River Valley
    Get a comfortable transfer back to Aswan

    Later , transfer to Aswan train station to take the train from Aswan to Luxor .



    Pass By: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    Arrive Luxor train station and be met and transferred to your hotel in Luxor for Overnight

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Luxor East and West Banks Guided tour

    Stop At: Valley of the Kings, Luxor City, Luxor 85511 Egypt
    Start the day with a visit to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Kings which holds 66 tombs of various dynasties
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Kings Valley Rd Deir el-Bahari, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    Continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and learn about the only female ruler of Ancient Egypt.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Luxor Egypt
    On the return journey, stop at the Colossi of Memnon - 2 gigantic sitting statues representing Amenophis III facing the Nile.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Karnak, Karnak, Luxor Egypt
    Continue to Karnak Temple - a series of temples built within different reigns.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Luxor Temple, Luxor 23512 Egypt
    After this, head over to the East Bank to see the Luxor Temple. Stroll through the courtyard and admire the granite statues of Ramses the Great.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Luxor, Luxor, Nile River Valley
    In the end of the day ,, you will be transferred back to Luxor hotel , airport or train station or any other drop off point in Luxor you prefer

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meeting PointYour hotel in AswanAswan Train stationAswan Bus stationAswan airportAny meeting point on the Aswan east bank* Please leave the name of your Hotel in Aswan and room number if available
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Admission for all of the sites visited amounts to 35 USD, which should be paid in Egyptian pounds. Those with an international card receive half-off admission.
    • Alternatively, this tour can run from Luxor to Aswan with same sightseeing and same including and excluding
    • Assistance is available for those who wish to buy train tickets to and from Cairo (seats for 25 USD one way, or a sleeper for 80 USD per person in double cabin one way
    • Please bring your passport and sunglasses.
    • Please send us your train or flight details in order to arrange pick-up.
    • Transportation from different cities such as Hurghada to Aswan is available for an additional cost, as well as help booking any necessary transportation or tickets.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Egypt Best Holidays

Activity ID: V-43942P54

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