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Exotic Egypt

7 NIGHTS/ 8 DAYS
2N Cairo – 2N Aswan– 1N Edfu – 2N Luxor Standard : USD 900
Day 1 –        Arrive  Cairo

Arrive in Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia – old monuments still sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including the colossal Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and the hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs in Luxor. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks such as Muhammad Ali Mosque. Arrive into Cairo Airport and you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check into the hotel and rest of day is free at leisure to explore the city on your own Overnight in Cairo.

 Day 2 – Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel Today 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. Next, visit the 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 Jewellery Shop, where you can browse exquisite ornaments and shop to your heart\’s content. In the afternoon, visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses one of the world\’s greatest collections of Egyptian artifacts. It boasts of more than 136,000 artifacts from over five thousand years of Egyptian history. End the day with a visit to the Khan El Khalili Market – Cairo\’s most important shopping area for souvenirs and all types of typical Egyptian artifacts Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3 – Aswan

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning and afternoon is free at leisure to explore the city on your own. Later this evening proceed to train station to board overnight train to Aswan. Overnight at sleeper train half board.

 Day 4 – Aswan

Breakfast onboard Today morning arrive into Aswan and be ready to board your Nile Cruise. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Aswan. Visit the High Dam, Philae Temple, and Unfinished Obelisk. Overnight on board of M/Y Mirage Nile Cruise.

 Day 5 – Edfu

Breakfast onboard Today, you may opt for an excursion to Abu Simbel flanked by the almost-as impressive temple of Nefertari the entire site is truly awe-inspiring (OPTIONAL). Today, sail to Kom Ombo, 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 to Sobek and the second one is dedicated to Haroeris the falcon-headed Sky God. This temple was built overlooking the Nile. 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. Overnight on board of M/Y Mirage Nile Cruise.

 Day 6 – Luxor

Breakfast onboard 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. Overnight on board of M/Y Mirage Nile Cruise.

Day 7 – Luxor

Early this morning, you may avail of a 40-minute hot air balloon ride over the West Bank of Luxor viewing the Ramesseum temple, Medinet Habu temple, desert, farm land and in the distance the mighty river Nile An unforgettable experience (OPTIONAL) This morning, after disembarkation from your Nile Cruise, visit the Luxor & Karnak Temples on the East Bank of the Nile. Later, transfer train station Overnight at sleeper train half board.

 Day 8 – Cairo

Breakfast on board train, arrival transfer Cairo and to transfer to Cairo airport for final Departure.

  Inclusions

  • Accommodation as mentioned above.
  • Daily breakfast
  • Sightseeing’s as mentioned above.
  • All transfers on SIC Basis.
  • Visa Fees.

  Excludes

  • Flights, Meals not mentioned
  • All sights & Entrance fees not mentioned, Tips, Items of a Personal Nature i.e. gratuities, laundry, drinks etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned
  • 5 % GST on total land Cost.

 Please Note :-

  •  High Season Surcharges Applicable during Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
  • 1 USD = INR 67. The prevailing Rate of Exchange of the day of payment will be applicable.
  • The passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure. We are not holding any air seats and hotel bookings at this point of time
  • The rates are based on Standard room categories unless otherwise indicated. The rates for
    Triple & Sgl pax travelling alone will be advice at the time of booking.
  • Child Policy : Child rates will be applicable for Child U/12 yrs of age sharing room with Parents.
  • Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability. Alternate room category, hotels and air bookings may attract extra cost
  • Above price is not applicable during Convention Period, High season, Festivals or Fairs. Surcharge may be applicable
  •  Hotel Check Inn Time 1500 Hrs Early check in and late check out subject to availability.
  • Itineraries are subject to change
  • For Security Deposits, Credit card copy is required at the time of hotel check in. Prevailing rate of exchange will be applicable at the time of payment.
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