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Best Cairo overnight trip from Luxor by sleeper train. Explore with your professional tour guide the major highlights of Cairo in 2 days. Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza and the first pyramid in the history of King Djoser at Saqqara. Discover the fabulous contents of the Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
405 USD per person in a twin/double room (2-16 people)
690 USD per single traveler (Traveling alone).
Your Cairo overnight trip from Luxor by sleeper train begins when our driver/representative picks you up from your hotel in Luxor to board your sleeper train to Cairo. You will meet your guide at Giza Train Station to commence your tour.
Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Are you ready to discover it from the inside? Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were created.
Then on to the first pyramid in history, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to your hotel for a free evening in Cairo.
Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of the Egyptian past are displayed on the two floors of the museum. Eye-catching objects such as the golden treasure of Tutankhamen, the silver treasure of Psusennes I, the diorite statue of Khafre, and several other pieces are on view.
From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was built in 1172 to defend Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the Citadel. You will finish your tour at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.
Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then end your Cairo overnight trip from Luxor by sleeper train with a transfer to Giza railway to board your sleeper train back to Luxor. Transfer to your hotel in Luxor.