ARISTOCRATIC EGYPT

AN EXCITING JOURNEY WITH EXOCTIC ISLAND HURGADA

CAIRO

THE MODERN CITY

ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE

GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA

DESTINATION

THE SHORE CITIES OF NILE

Egypt Holiday Packages

 

This Egypt Holiday Packages will take you to mysterious wonders of this ancient country. It’s famous for the complex pyramid structures, have long been Egypt’s hallmark. Indeed, it is testament to their brilliance that today, in a time of such modernity; visitors still flock to Egypt to marvel at the pyramids and the Sphinx. Egyptian tourism is abundantly blessed: beyond the remains of the ancient Egyptian civilization, visitors can also enjoy remnants of Greek and Roman influence on the land, as well as centuries-old Christian churches and equally impressive Islamic mosques.

 

The Red Sea and its stunning coral formation have long been considered by divers as one of the world’s best spots. And even if you’re not all too keen on diving, the Egyptian underwater world may soon interest you: there have been hints of development making it possible to view the submerged palace of Cleopatra. This ancient country has a lot to offer but the problem is “what to choose?”

INR 89,990/-

(Above cost is for per person, valid on 11 people group travelling together) 

I have had a fantastic experience with IML travel, a great team of travel people.

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DAY 01 | ARRIVAL AT CAIRO (D)

 

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, IML Travel representative welcomes you and assists you through the immigration process. Escorted transfer by a modern air-conditioned vehicle will take you to the hotel through Old Cairo to enjoy the panoramic view of the citadel with the towering mosque of Mohamed Ali pass by Sultan Hassan & El Refaie mosques.

Check in the hotel upon arrival & free time to refresh

Dinner in an Indian restaurant & Optional tour of the Sound & Light Show by the Pyramids.

Back to the hotel & overnight stay at Cairo

 

 

DAY 02 | PYRAMIDS, SPHINX, MUSEUM & KHAN EL KHALILI (B,L,D)

 

Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then start a guided tour to visit one of the Seven Wonders the great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A single pyramid is built with 2.300.000 blocks, each weighing an average of two and a half tones. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the wonder and awe that so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is more interesting, because its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion’s body. A quick visit to papyrus institute or a perfume shop can be arranged after the visit.

Lunch at an Indian restaurant then start afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum for another tour

Egyptian Museum; was established by the Egyptian government in 1835.  The present museum building was built in 1900, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon.  The museum exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 objects ranges from pre historic era to the Greco Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues.  The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the mummies.  The museum also comprises of a photography section and large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing eleven kings and queens.

After the visit of the museum a short drive through the downtown will take you to Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways.

Drive back to your hotel for refreshment & then go out for dinner at an Indian restaurant

Drive back to the hotel & overnight at the hotel in Cairo

 

 

DAY 03 | FULL DAY TOUR TO ALEXANDRIA (B+L+D)

 

Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then transfer to Alexandria via the desert road –about 225 km– whereby you will start a guided tour to visit the Bombay’s’ pillars, the Catacombs & Montazah Gardens. You will also pass by Alexandrina Bibliotheca & overview Qaite Bay citadel from outside

Pompeii Column and Kom el-Shuqafa Catacombs Thirty meters high and built from Aswan pink granite, the Pompeii Column is thought to have been a present from the people of Alexandria to Emperor Diocletian. The majority of the remains found around the column can be been at the Greco-Roman Museum. At the top of the hill lies the entrance to the Kom al-Shuqafa Catacombs dating from the first and second centuries. They have been discovered by chance at the beginning of 20th, century.

Montazah Gardens; is about 150 hectare park surrounding the palace of Khedive Abbas with its amazing architecture worth of Walt Disney. Visitors enjoy strolling in the gardens or swimming of the nice sandy beaches.

Alexandrina Bibliotheca; the New Library of Alexandria, the New Bibliotheca Alexandrina is dedicated to recapture the spirit of openness and scholarship of the original Bibliotheca Alexandrina. It is much more than a library as it contains 13 different departments

Besides, the New Library also hosts a number of institutions which is growing and it is becoming the nerve center of many international and regional networks.

Qaite bay Fort has been guarding the bay for centuries; at the end of the Cornish rises the crenellated walls of the Mameluk fortress built in 1480 on the site of the Alexandria lighthouse

Lunch will be served during the tour in a an oriental restaurant

Drive back to Cairo, dinner at a restaurant & overnight at the hotel

 

 

DAY 04 | CAIRO-ASWAN VISITS- NILE CRUISE (B+L+D)

Early wake up & check out of the hotel

Tea & coffee will be served & breakfast box to take with.

Drive to Cairo airport for about 70 minutes’ flight to Aswan – the southern gate of Egypt.

Meet & assist upon arrival at Aswan airport. Aswan is one of the world’s best-known winter resorts. Start a guided tour to visit the Old Dam (just passing over it) and the High Dam, which provides irrigation and electricity to the whole Egypt and then a motor boat ride, will take you to the beautiful Temple of Philae on Isis Island then transfer to the Nile Cruise & Check in.

Lunch will be served onboard the cruise then afternoon relax tour by felucca to sail in around the Elephantine & Botanical Islands viewing the Agha Khan mausoleum.

Back to the cruise again for dinner and overnight onboard.

 

Abu simble as an optional tour:

“If the tour group would like to book Abu simble by air then they will fly to Abu simble via Aswan & back. Aswan sightseeing can be done in the afternoon or the following morning

In case the group would like to book Abu simble by land then it can be done early morning the following day.”

 

 

DAY 05 | ABU SIMBEL-NILE CRUISE- KOM OMBO- EDFU (B+L+D)

 

Very early wakeup call & breakfast box will be ready to start an optional excursion by coach to the great Temples of Abu Simbel flanked by four giant stone statues of Ramses II. The Temple was reclaimed from the dam to rescue from the rising water of Lake Nasser and reconstructed in its present site.

Sail to Kom Embo upon returning from Abu simble. Visit The Ptolemaic Temple Shared by Two Gods, Sobek and Heroeris in Kom Embo. Alternatively you can spend your time in leisure onboard your Nile river cruise and svour to the delicious cuisine served.

Sail to Edfu & Enjoy your dinner onboard the Nile river cruise, overnight on board the Nile River cruise.

 

DAY 06 | EDFU ESNA LUXOR (B,L,D)

 

Transfer by Kalesh or horse drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus to visit then back to the Nile Cruise and sail to Esna / Luxor.

Visit Karnak temple upon arrival to Luxor and over view Luxor temple from outside as it is like an open museum.

Overnight onboard the Nile River cruise

 

 

DAY 07| LUXOR- HURGHADA (B,L,D)

 

Early breakfast & check out then start a visit to the west bank in Luxor to the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon. These are some of the best example of the magnificence of the ancient Egyptian architecture and its cultural spirits.

Later drive back to the Nile cruise & check out from the cruise, take the luggage and get transferred by an AC vehicle to super city of Hurghada. On arrival check-in to your hotel and rest. Evening free in leisure or optionally you can opt for water sports activities. Later dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 

 

DAY 08| LUXOR- HURGHADA (B,L,D)

Today after a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel proceed for a sightseeing tour of the Hurghada city coupled with an optional Scuba Dive experience the magnificent reef of Hurghada. Later return to your hotel and spend your day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Note: The scuba dive experience is an optional activity which can be prebooked or can be availed on direct pay basis on site.

 

 

DAY 09| HURGHADA- CAIRO (B)

 

Today after early morning breakfast proceed to get transferred to the city of Cairo by drive of 6 Hrs. On arrival at the Cairo international airport catch your flight back to India and cherish your memory forever.

  

***YOUR EGYPT TOUR CONCLUDES***

MORE DETAILS

  • 03Nights accommodation in Cairo on APAI Basis.
  • 03 night accommodation on board Nile Cruise on APAI Basis.(Bed + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Hurgada on APAI Basis.
  • All international airfare Ex New Delhi.
  • Airfare from Cairo to Aswan.
  • Airfare from Luxor to Cairo.
  • Private Half day guided tour to the pyramids and Sphinx area with entrance fee
  • On Board Cruise sightseeing with English speaking guide to visit:
  • In Aswan; Philae Temple & High Dam
  • While sailing: visit Edfu and KomOmbo temples
  • In Luxor: The Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank.
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • A/C deluxe transportation on Private Basis.
  • 02 Lunches and 03 Dinner at an Oriental/Indian restaurant.
  • All sightseeing tours, transfers and entrance fee as per mentioned in the itinerary inclusions.
  • English speaking guide.
  • 01 Full day tour of Alexandria as per the itinerary.
  • Current Entrance fees.
  • All transfers throughout upon arrival & departure.
  • Stay connected during your tour with complimentary Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi connectivity is limited in certain hotels or remote areas).

All mentioned sightseeing / tours in below detailed itinerary:

  • – the Pyramids area (excludes the entry of Cheops pyramid ,02nd or 03rd Pyramid and the Solar boat museum )
  • – the Egyptian museum (excludes the mummies room )
  • – the Roman amphitheater
  • – Philae temple
  • – the unfinished obelisk
  • – the high dam
  • – Karnak and Luxor temples
  • – Valley of the kings
  • – Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon
  • -Catacomb, Pompeye’s Pillar, Quaite Bay Fort and Montazah Garden.
  • GST 5.0%.
  • Any additional meal / snacks.
  • Entry of solar boat museum (5.00 USD – per person)
  • Entry of Cheops pyramid (16.00 USD – per person)
  • The entrance of mummies room in the Egyptian museum  (8.00 USD – per person)
  • Lunch during tours
  • All tipping for guide, drivers, representatives, restaurants, cruise …etc.
  • Any personal items like laundry, phone calls, drinks like water, juice, soft, hard drinks,………….etc.
  • Any other item not mentioned above
  • Bank transmitting fees
  • The package cannot be combined with any other offer.
  • Any tipping for guide / driver.
  • Camera fee (still / video).
  • Whatever not mentioned in inclusions.

Important Remarks:

  • All the above is just an offer subject to your acceptance & no booking are done yet, space will be subject to availability while we go through booking.
  • Rate is based on the above mentioned number of travelers, in case there is an increase or decrease in the number of Pax or change of date, IML Travel keeps the right to change its rate accordingly.
  • All transfers throughout the entire trip are on private basis by A/C Deluxe Vehicle.
  • All above mentioned sightseeing are on Private basis on Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
  • Hotels official Check in at 15:00 Hrs& Check out at 12:00 hrs.
  • The Indian meals served at local restaurant in Cairo upon request with extra charge
  • Cancellation stage: 21 days or more before departure.
  • 25% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation 21 days before departure
  • Cancellation stage: 15 to 20 days before departure.
  • 50% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation between 11 to 20 days before departure
  • Cancellation stage: 07 to 15 days or less before departure.
  • 75% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation 07 to 14 days before departure
  • Cancellation stage: 7 days or less 24 Hrs before departure.
  • 100% of the package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation 10 days before departure
  • Flights Cancellation.
  • For all Domestic / International Flights we will comply with airline cancellation policy.

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