Cairo Luxor Tour by Train from Hurghada
2 Days visit Cairo Luxor

Tour Itinerary

Time Activity
04:00 am
04:15 am
08:00 am
08:30 am
09:00 am
10:30 am
11:30 am
13:00 pm
14:00 pm
16:30 pm
17:30 pm
20:00 pm
21:00 pm
Pick up in the early morning from your Hurghada hotel.
Transfer to Luxor.
Meet in Luxor with our guide and transfer to the West bank.
Visit to Memnon Colossus.
Queen Hatshepsut temple exploration.
The Valley of the Kings: visit 3 different tombs opened to public.
Optional visit to King Tutankhamon real or fake tomb is available.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
Visit to huge Karnak temples.
Visit to local bazaars
Optional visit to Luxor temple in the evening.
Optional Sound and Light show at Karnak temple.
Transfer to Luxor train station to catch night sleeping train to Cairo.
06:00 am
07:00 am
08:30 am
09:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
13:00 pm
14:00 pm
18:00 pm
20:00 pm
21:00 pm
In the early morning our guide will meet you at Giza train station.
Breakfast can be arranged upon request.
Transfer to the Pyramids of Giza.
Visit of the pyramids, Sphinx, Workers tombs and the area.
Optionally enter any of the 3 pyramids which will be open to public.
Papyrus fabric, perfume palace or cotton shop.
Optional Nile boat ride.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
Visit to the National Egyptian Museum.
Transfer to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Hurghada
Flight to Hurghada
Pick up at the airport upon arrival and transfer to your hotel.
  • Tour includes
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Transfers by a/c vehicle
  • Train ticket to Cairo
  • Lunch in a local restaurant for 2 days
  • Entrance fees as per the program
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide
    • Tour excludes
  • Drinks in the restaurant
  • Breakfast on the 2nd day
  • Extra visits and optional activities
  • Entrance into the Great Pyramid
  • Visa of Egypt
  • Personal expenses
    • What to take with you
  • Drinks in the restaurant
  • Breakfast on the 2nd day
  • Extra visits and optional activities
  • Entrance into the Great Pyramid
  • Visa of Egypt
  • Personal expenses
  • Details

    On the way to Luxor

    Pick up in the early morning from any hotel in Hurghada. Should you wish to be picked up from other areas including Makadi Bay, Sahl Hashish, el-Gouna or Safaga additional transfer fee will be applied. Transfer to Luxor by a/c vehicle may take up to 4 hours. Arrival in Luxor and meet with our English speaking Egyptologist guide.

    Karnak temple visit

    First part of our day will be dedicated to the east bank visit. Our goal is the Greatest religious complex of all times Karnak temple. It is not just one temple, but temple within temple. So many small temples and shrines can be discovered there, old and new pylons , Sacred lake and a famous statue of a Scarab. We will spend around two hours walking inside temple and taking great pictures of the area.

    West bank visit

    Now time to cross the Nile and discover Valley of the Queens. Here we will enter some tombs of great queens which will be opened to public on the day of our visit. Next stop on the way to Queen Hatshepsut temple, a woman Pharaoh Queen, will be at newly discovered and restored Memnon Colossi and Amenhotep III temple.

    It is believed that there was a woman in old days named Hatshepsut. It was not possible for women to be a queen or rule the country during those days in Egypt. She was used to dress up like a man, no one knew that it was a woman. Her identity was revealed only after her death. A mortuary of this Queen is situated in the middle of the desert close to Luxor city and known as Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

    Shopping time

    After the visit let’s have a look inside an Alabaster factory and discover how in ancient Egypt Egyptians made their vessels and jars. Lunch in a local restaurant (drinks are not included and can be ordered with extra charge will be offered in the city after visits).

    On the way to Cairo

    In the evening before the night sleeping train departs, approximately 9 pm, you can do several optional activities like visit to Luxor temple and Sphinx avenue, visit to Luxor museum or Mummification museum (additional charge will be applied). Catch night train to Cairo, overnight in the train.

    Giza plateau exploration

    Next day in the morning our English speaking guide will meet you at Giza train station, around 6:30 am and you will have an opportunity to get breakfast in the city before starting your day full of discoveries. First of all we’ll head for Giza plateau to explore the area and the only survived wonder of the ancient world – The Great pyramid of Cheops. Here we can spend some time walking around, entering inside (optional, extra ticket is required), climbing if possible or taking some wonderful pictures. Next let’s move to panorama playground where we can see all the pyramids together and take great panoramic pictures of the plateau together with three pyramids. Now time to discover smaller pyramids the one of Chephren and the smallest of three – the pyramid of Mycerinus. It is possible to enter both pyramids if they are open to public on the day of your visit, extra tickets will be required.

    Great Sphinx

    Next let’s move to the bottom of the pyramid of Chephren where the Great Sphinx and his valley temple are located. Let’s enter the temple and walk along its ancient walls until we reach the Great Sphinx. As a bonus our trip includes the entrance into a newly discovered and opened to public workers tomb.

    Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

    Now we finished exploring Giza and have some time for shopping and lunch. Lunch will be offered in a local restaurant. Drinks are not included (extra charge). After lunch we have a chance to get a Nile felucca ride along the Nile (optional activity) or go directly to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. National Egyptian Museum is situated on Tahrir square and is famous for its vast collection of rare Egyptian monuments and artifacts. The tour includes 2,5 hours walk around the museum’s halls where you will get information about different periods of Ancient Egyptian history, will see artifacts belonging to Old, Middle and New kingdoms. Visit to Tutankhamon room where his golden coffin and golden mask are exhibited. Visit to animal mummies hall and many other halls which will reveal you the ancient Egyptian mysteries.

    Back to Hurghada

    After our tour finished transfer to Cairo International airport to catch your flight back to Hurghada. In Hurghada our representative will meet you upon arrival and drive to your hotel.

    Date: 2019-02-04
    Updated: 2019-02-04
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    Cairo Luxor Tour by Train from Hurghada reviews

    Booked this tour last month, I had a great time hearing about the history of egypt, and the tour guide Sheriff was very knowledgeable and I enjoyed hearing him passionately talk about pyramids, I would recommend the trip to anyone

    JaimieReviewed 04 February 2019