Egypt - Pyramids, Nile and Alexandria

  • 7Nights/8Days
  • Transfers
  • Meals
  • Visa
  • Tour guide

Description

Places Covered

  • Cairo
  • Giza Pyramids
  • Aswan Nile Cruise
  • Kom Ombo & Edfu
  • Luxor
  • Alexandria

Itenirary

  • Day 1 :Kolkata to Cairo (D) Meet at Kolkata airport at 12 am and proceed for your flight at 0305 hours. Upon your arrival to Cairo airport at 1145 hours. Meet our tour guide waiting for you holding a sign of your name then he or she will escort you by a modern air condition van to your hotel and enjoy your overnight.
  • Day 2: The Pyramids Tour – Sleeping Train (B,D) At the morning you will meet your tour guide at your hotel to start your Giza Pyramids Tour. Visit the Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mykerinus which considered the most important attraction in Giza and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World from the ancient ages, after that you will stop for photos at the Great Sphinx which is a colossal with human-headed lion body, and then you will visit the Valley Temple.

    Move to visit The Egyptian Museum, which displays a large and a rare collection of 5000 years of art, which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Then continue to Khan El Khalili Bazaars. Shops in this district are legendary for fine border brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques.

    Transfer to Giza train station to take the sleeping train to Aswan, overnight and dinner on board the train.
  • Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise (B.L.D) After your breakfast on board the train you will meet our tour guide on Aswan train station then visit the High Dam and the Philae temple. Transfer to the cruise. Boarding before lunch. Lunch on board Sail to Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu. Dinner on board. Overnight in Edfu.
  • Day 4: Kom Ombo & Edfu (B,L,D) Breakfast on board. Visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Afternoon Tea. Dinner on board & Galabya party. Overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 5: Luxor Sightseeing (B,L,D) Breakfast on board. Move to visit Dier El-Bahari and Valley of Kings which is The New Kingdom (1549–1069 BC) Necropolis. Then you will have your lunch on board the cruise. Visit Karnak and Luxor temples. After that you will back to the cruise for dinner and overnight on board.
  • Day 6: Luxor – Alexandria Tour 1 (B,D) Breakfast on board, Disembarkation.

    (Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles. (70 $ per person)

    Transfer to The domestic airport for your flight to Cairo, then from there, drive to Alexandria. Arrival and move to start your tour visit the insides of the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit Pompay’s Pillar, it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century).

    Then visit Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world we have now in same site castle of Qaitbey from inside.

    Optional lunch at a modern Fish Restaurant.

    Then visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city Abbo Elabbas Mosque, unknown soldier of Alexandria. Transfer to the hotel for the check in. Overnight stay at Alexandria.
  • Day 7: Alex Tour 2 – Cairo (B,D) Breakfast. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel. Move to start your tour visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria.

    Move to visit the library of Alexandria the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books. The visit includes seeing the reading area.

    Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday.

    Visit Royal gardens of king Farouk to watch the royal Palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, royal beaches of the queens; King Farouk is the last king in history of Egypt, the statue of Alexander the great. Move to visit the church of St. Mark the oldest church in Africa.

    Visit El Nabi Daniel Mosque which is believed by many people to be related to Alexander the great tomb.

    Optional lunch at a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed’s. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria.

    Drive along the Cornich 30 km to see the whole city of Alexandria from sea side including the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater, stop over the famous bridge of Stanley modern land mark of modern Alexandria, visit the old down town of Alexandria and walk in the old city center of Alexandria to watch the real cold city of Alexandria which built by Alexander the great. Transfer back to Cairo by an A/C vehicle. Arrival and move to the hotel. In the evening enjoy the Light and Sound show of pyramids of Giza. Overnight in Cairo.
  • Day 8: Final Departure (B) After breakfast pick up from the hotel at 10 am and transfer to the airport for your flight at 1340.

Dates

22 - 29 Dec 2017