BEST OF EGYPT
The land of the Nile, Egypt is the home of the mighty Pharaohs, the pyramids and unparalleled history. Explore a magical land of golden sands and sandy gold, of endless rivers and bustling cities with our Egypt packages.
Welcome to Egypt – the Land of the Pharaohs. From Cairo International Airport we transfer you to your hotel. Later you get a chance to photograph yourself at Citadel and Mohammad Ali Mosque – the mosque is located in the centre of the Citadel is a grandiose Ottoman structure, constructed during early 19th century. In the evening we attend the spectacular Sound and Light Show at the Giza Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure and enjoy the history of the ancient Egyptians. The show begins with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the Pyramids for five thousand years. Overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at Hotel. Today we do full day excursion to Alexandria – second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic centre. Upon arrival we explore Alexandria city, we visit Roman Amphitheatre – an impressively well-preserved structure composed of 13 terraces constructed in the traditional Greek style with a flat stage in the centre of the lowest level, The Catacombs – a historical archaeological site located in Alexandria and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. These catacombs make up the largest-known Roman burial site in Egypt, Pompeii’s Pillar – a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria and is one of the largest monoliths of the ancient times. Later we see Qaitbay Citadel – a 15th century defensive fortress built to protect the city from invading Crusaders Overnight in Cairo Meals: (Breakfast / Indian Lunch / Indian Dinner)
Breakfast at your hotel & we set out for Cairo Sightseeing Tour. See the Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, as well as the Sphinx, carved from the natural bedrock at the bottom of the causeway to Khafre’s pyramid. Later visit an Egyptian Perfumery, before proceeding to the Egyptian Museum. We stop for lunch at Local Indian restaurant & then proceed to Egyptian Museum with entry to Mummy room. No Egypt tour is complete without a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. With over 120,000 artefacts, the museum houses an unbelievable exhibit depicting ancient Egypt’s glorious reign. Mummies, sarcophagi, pottery, jewellery and of course King Tutankhamen’s treasures, it’s all there. The boy-king’s death-mask – discovered in its tomb – is made of solid gold and it has been described as the most beautiful object ever made. We end our tour with stop at Khan el-Khalili. Khan El Khalili is a famous bazaar and souq in the historic center of Cairo, Egypt. The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. It is also home to many Egyptian artisans and workshops involved in the production of traditional crafts and souvenirs. Overnight Sleeping Train from Cairo to Aswan Meals: (Breakfast / Indian Lunch / Local Dinner on Train).
Breakfast on board of sleeping train. On arrival, you will be met by our local representative. Transfer to your Nile Cruise for Check-In and Enjoy Lunch on Board. We start with a visit to Romantic & Majestic Philae Temple on the island of Agilika and High Dam. Overnight on Cruise Meals: (Breakfast / Local Lunch on Cruise / Local Dinner on Cruise).
Early morning Sail to Kom Ombo, and visit the magnificent Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek & Haerories. Post our visit we sail to Edfu, Visit Edfu Temple & then overnight sail to Luxor. Overnight on Cruise Meals: (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner on Cruise).
Today you have free time to relax on-board of the cruise OR you can opt for choice of optional tours which is Hot Air Balloon Tour or Sound & Light Show in Karnak. Overnight on Cruise Meals: (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner on Cruise).
Disembark the cruise. Enter in the Tomb of Tutunkhamun in Valley of the Kings, A Spectacular mummy over 3,300 years old. The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, across from Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart of the Theban Necropolis), Colossi of Memnon (The two colossi are made of sandstone, which during ancient times was brought from Gabal El Silselah. Lunch at Local Restaurant & Proceed to Hurghada. Overnight in Hurghada.
Breakfast at Hotel & today you have day at leisure in Hurghada. Hurghada is a leading coastal resort & famous for its watersport activities. Later in the afternoon we drive to Cairo. On arrival Check-In at Hotel. Overnight in Cairo
Breakfast at Hotel & Transfer to Cairo Airport (5 Hrs) for your flight back home. Say goodbye to the wonderful new friends you have made on the tour. Check out and depart for the Airport with pleasant memories of your trip which you will cherish for a lifetime.