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EVERY SUNDAY, THURSDAY ARRIVAL IN CAIRO

 

Suggested Itinenary

 

Day 1: Arrive - Cairo Day Tour

Welcome to your tour! On arrival at Cairo, your representative greets you at the ‘meeting point’ at the exit after immigration and customs and transfers you comfortably to your hotel check-in hotel. Freshen up and then start your tour visit the Egyptian Museum. Next, visitthe Papyrus Institute. See the processes and efforts it took to make this ancient form of paper. Also, enjoy the beautiful illustrative Egyptian art and stories painted depicting Egyptian lifestyle and culture. Later, visit the Perfume Factory where a demonstration in the art of perfume making awaits you. The next stop is at the Jewelry Shop where you can browse through exquisite ornaments and shop to your heart’s content. End the day with a visit to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar – Cairo’s most important shopping area for souvenirs andall types of typical Egyptian artifacts.This evening, enjoy attending the Sound and Light Show at the Giza Pyramids. This spectacular show uses innovative techniques to narrate the history of ancient Egypt with magnificent sound and light effects against the Pyramids as a backdrop.

Meals: Lunch-Dinner

 

Day 2: Cairo- Aswan -Nile Cruise

After breakfast at the hotel you will transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Aswan. On arrival, board your Nile Cruise. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Aswan. Visit the High Dam, Philae Temple, and Unfinished Obelisk.

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

 

Day 3:  Nile Cruise

Today, sail to KomOmbo, the home of Sobek - the crocodile God who was worshipped in pre-dynastic times. Witness the ancient remains of a temple of a somewhat unusual style. In fact, it is a double temple. The right hand temple is the one consecrated toSobek and the second one is dedicated to Haroeris – the falcon-headed Sky God. This temple was built overlooking the Nile. (OPTIONAL) Early morning, you can opt for an excursion to Abu Simbel – flanked by the almost-as impressive temple of Nefertari the entire site is truly awe-inspiring. Continue sailing to Edfu. On arrival, take a horse carriage ride to visit the Horus Temple. The best preserved temple in the whole of Egypt, it has many inscriptions in the Coptic language and is adorned with paintings from that era.

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

 

Day 4: Nile Cruise – Luxor

Today, we sail to cross the Esna Lock on the Nile to reach Luxor. Later, we cross over to the west bank of the Nile River to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.

Meals: Breakfast –Lunch- Dinner

 

Day 5: Luxor – Cairo

(OPTIONAL). Early this morning, you have the option of embarking on an unforgettable experience - Hot Air Balloon ride over the West Bank of Luxor viewing the Ramesseum Temple, MedinetHabu Temple, desert, farmland and in the distance, the mighty river Nile This morning, after disembarkation from your Nile Cruise, visit the Luxor &Karnak Temples on the East Bank of the Nile. Later, transfer to the Luxor Airport to fly to Cairo. Upon arrival transfer to an Indian restaurant for lunch and then proceed to the hotel. This evening, you will be transferred to the restaurant for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

 

Day 6: Cairo – Alexandria Day Trip

Today, enjoy a full day tour to Alexandria, the city founded by Alexander the Great. With an atmosphere more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern, this city has many unique attractions. Spend the day viewing the relics of a bygone age, the highlightof Alexandria. Visit the Qaitbay Fortress, Library and the Catacombs.

Meals: Breakfast-Lunch–Dinner

 

Day 7: Cairo – Final Departure

After check-out, spend the morning at the Great Pyramids of Giza; Cheops – one of the oldest and largest pyramid on the Giza plateau, Chephren and Mykerinos, and the defending Sphinx – one of the most majestic and enduring monuments of Egypt and the defending. Afternoon, transfer to Cairo airport for your to board your flight.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Highlights:

 

Cairo: Pyramids at Giza/Sound and Light Show, Visit Papyrus Institute, Perfume Factory, Egyptian Museum Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Aswan: High Dam, Temple of Philae, Unfinished Obelisk.

Nile Cruise: KomOmbo, Horus Temple, Edfu, Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut, Memnon Colossi.

Luxor: Karnak and Luxor Temples

Alexandria: Qaitbay Fortress, Library & Catacombs.

 

Includes:

  •     Service of Meet & assistance upon arrival & departure by A/C vehicle.

  •     03 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo at 5* Hotel

  •     03 nights Nile cruise on board of 5* Nile Cruise on one of the below mentioned

  •     cruises or similar from Aswan to Luxor based on FB basis

  •     Relevant transfers as per the above mentioned itinerary.

  •     Currently applied entrance fees for the above mentioned sightseeing.

  •     Pyramids Sound and Light Show (on Day 1)

  •     Alexandria Day Trip (on Day 6)

  •     Half Board (Breakfast and Dinner) at the selected Cairo hotel

  •     Full board on board the Nile cruise

  •     5 Lunches and dinner during tours at Indian and Local restaurants

  •     2 small bottles of the mineral water per person per day in Cairo.

  •     Professional English speaking tour guide during sightseeing.

 

Excludes:

  •     Entry visa to Egypt

  •     International flight tickets

  •     Domestic flight tickets

  •     Tips

  •     Peak period supplements.

  •     Any personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, etc Any optional trips or

  •     unmentioned item

 

Notes: 

  •     Cruise Schedule may vary slightly depending on the exact Boat and seasonal change.

  •     Departure flight from Egypt must to be an evening flight.


Hotel & Nile Cruise are Used or similar

 

Cairo:

  •     Cairo Pyramids Hotel / Le Meridien Pyramids or similar - 3 nights

Nile Cruise:

  •     Nile Quest or similar - 3 nights.

 

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