Escape to Egypt

    A journey through the pyramids, ancient temples and the mighty Nile

    • Duration

      8 Days

    • Total Destinations

      3

    • Attractions

      6

    • Pkg Id

      0000255

    Wander the ancient sites and pyramids of Egypt, sail on the longest river in the world and gorge on some of the most delectable Egyptian dishes on this wonderful journey through the heart of Egypt. Explore the ancient cities of Cairo, Luxor, Edfu and Aswan and go on a magnificent train ride through the Egyptian countryside.

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    DAY 1
    Cairo : Arrival

    • Welcome to the Mystical Land of Egypt.
    • On Arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met and greeted by a representative of the Travel Agent, for assistance with Airport customs and other formalities. 
    • Check-in at Hotel
    • Day ta Leisure - Over night stay at Hotel.

    DAY 2
    Cairo: Tour of Pyramids and the Sphinx, transfer to Aswan

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • It is time to leave for an action packed day of sightseeing.
    • Cover Attractions such as - The Great Pyramid of Mycerimus, The Sphinx, A gigantic Statue with a Lion's body and Women's Head.
    • Visit to Papyrus Institute , Jewelry shop  and perfume Factory.
    • After Sightseeing return back to Hotel , Check-out and Proceed towards Aswan.
    • Afternoon at Leisure to spend as you like - opt to Indulge Few activities like- Egyptian Museum visit to El Khalili Bazaar.
    • Board the Night Train to Aswan,enjoy dinner in train and sleep in this comfortable train journey.

    DAY 3
    Aswan: Nile Cruise

    • Enjoy Delicious Breakfast in the Train itself, before disembarking at Aswan railway Station.
    • Meet Greet and Assistance and transfer to Nile Cruise.
    • On Arrival at the Boarding point for the cruise, check in and Enjoy Lunch on Board.
    • As part of Cruise,pay a visit to the High Dam and the Temple of Philae.
    • Towards the evening,enjoy a delicious dinner on board.
    • Spend night on board, enjoy dinner and relaxing night of sleep.

    DAY 4
    Edfu: Cruise and Sightseeing

    • Enjoy breakfast on board,after which you have some time at Leisure.
    • Choose to go on an optional tour of Abu Simble at Additional costs.
    • Enjoy lunch on-board, after which you will be taken on a sailing trip to Kon ombo, visit to Famed Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris.
    • Next sail on to Edfu and enjoy dinner on Board.
    • Spend night on Board.

    DAY 5
    Luxor: Cruise and Edfu Sightseeing

    • Early morning,Enjoy tea and Coffee before visiting to Edfu Temple, after which will be visiting the Temple of Horus.
    • Return to ship for enjoying a scrumptious Breakfast.
    • Sail off to Luxor via Esna.
    • After Lunch on -Board,it is time to relax for the reminder of the Day.
    • You can also choose an optional tour of the East bank at Additional Cost.
    • Enjoy dinner on Board and Relaxing overnight stay. 

    DAY 6
    Luxor: Sightseeing and Train Journey

    • After Delicious breakfast on Board, it is time to check-out of your ship and end the cruise.
    • Net stop on this itinerary is a visit to the west bank, where you get to see the valley of the kings and Temple of Queen Hatsheput.
    • After this you will be transferred to the Luxor train station, for catching your train to cairo. 
    • Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at Train. 

    DAY 7
    Cairo: Leisure Day

    • Upon arriving at Cairo train station, you will be assisted by a representative of the Travel Agent for your transfer to hotel.
    • Check-in and relax, for you have the remainder of the day at leisure.
    • choose to indulge in optional activities offered by Travel Agent or explore the place on your own. 
    • Spend night at Hotel. 

    DAY 8
    Cairo: Departure

    • After Breakfast check-out from hotel.
    • Transfer to airport for your onward journey.

    Top Attractions of Escape to Egypt Tour

    A journey through the pyramids, ancient temples and the mighty Nile

    Pyramid of Menkaure

    The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the three main Pyramids of Giza located on the Giza Plateau in the southwestern outskirts of Cairo Egypt. It is thought to have been built to serve as the tomb of the Fourth Dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Menkaure.

    Great Sphinx of Giza

    The Great Sphinx of Giza commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. Facing directly from West to East it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza Egypt

    Coptic Museum

    The Coptic Museum is a museum in Coptic Cairo Egypt with the largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world. It was founded by Marcus Simaika in 1908 to house Coptic antiquities. The museum traces the history of Egypt from its beginnings to the present day

    Philae Temple

    Philae is an island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam downstream of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser Egypt. Philae was originally located near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile in Upper Egypt and was the site of an Egyptian temple complex.

    Valley of the Kings

    The Valley of the Kings also known as the Valley of the Gates of the Kings is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC rock-cut tombs were excavated for the pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom.

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