BEST OF EGYPT TOUR

AN EXCITING JOURNEY THROUGH THE NILE RIVER

ANCIENT ARCHITECHTURE

GIZA PYRAMIDS

UNFOLD THE MYSTRIES

MUMMIES ROOM

ALEXANDRIA

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Egypt Nile Cruise Packages will take you to the mysterious wonders of this ancient country. In fact, it is famous for the complex pyramid structures, have long been Egypt’s hallmark. Indeed, it is the 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.

 

Moreover, 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. Also, this ancient country has a lot to offer but the problem is “what to choose?”

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INR 99,990/-

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

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Excellent service by the team. I have booked the package to Cairo .. it was hell awesome experience
Cairo staff is too good .. specially the guy Michael .. three cheers to the team ❤❤❤❤❤
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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, which 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, Overnight stay at a hotel.
Back to the hotel & overnight stay at Cairo.

 

 

DAY 02 | PYRAMIDS, SPHINX, MUSEUM,KHAN EL KHALILI BAZARS (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 tonnes. 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.

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 the prehistoric 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 to 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. Dinner and Overnight on the sleeping train.

 

 

DAY 03 |TRAIN – ASWAN – CRUISE (B+L+D)

 

Breakfast onboard the train and meet & assist upon arriving at Aswan Station and transfer to the Nile cruise. Meet & assist upon arrival 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 motorboat 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. Dinner and Overnight in Aswan.

 

 

DAY 04 |ASWAN- KOM OMBO- EDFU (B+L+D)

 

Very early wakeup call & breakfast box will be ready to start an excursion by coach to the great Temples of Abu Simbel (Optional) 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 KomEmbo upon returning from Abu Simbel. Visit The Ptolemaic Temple Shared by Two Gods, Sobek, and Heroeris in KomEmbo. 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 05 | EDFU -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 & overview Luxor temple from outside as it is like an open museum from outside as it is like an open museum.
Overnight onboard the Nile River cruise.

 

 

DAY 06 | WEST BANK – SLEEPING TRAIN (B+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 examples of the magnificence of 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 to back Cairo Dinner and Overnight in the sleeping
train.

 

 

DAY 07 | FULL DAY TOUR TO ALEXANDRIA (B+L+D)

 

Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then transfers 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 Quite 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.

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

 

 

DAY 08| CAIRO- DEPARTURE TO ONWARDS DESTINATION (B)

 

Enjoy a lavish buffet breakfast in at your train; later complete your check-out formalities and embark on a journey to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to India. Then, Board your flight from there and come back to your home with the cheerful memories of your wonderful trip.

 

 

***YOUR BEST OF EGYPT TOUR CONCLUDES***

  • The Pyramids area (excludes the entry of Cheops pyramid ,02nd or 03rd Pyramid and the Solar boat museum )

  • Egyptian Museum

  • Khan el Khalili Bazars

  • Philae temple

  • The high dam

  • Edfu Temple

  • Kom Ombo Temple

  • Valley of the kings

  • Temple of Hatshepsut

  • Colossi of Memnon

  • Karnak Temple

  • Luxor Temple

  • Alexandria Tour Catacomb

  • Pompeye’s Pillar,

  • Quaite Bay Fort

  • Montazah Garden.

MORE DETAILS

  • 02 Night accommodation in Cairo on Double/Triple sharing with CPAI Basis. (Bed + Breakfast)
  • 02 Night accommodation onboard the sleeping trains from Cairo to Aswan & Luxor to Cairo
  • 03 Night accommodation on board Nile Cruise on APAI Basis.(Bed + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • 01 bottle of mineral water during the tours every day.
  • 02 Lunches and 02 Dinner at an Oriental/Indian restaurant.
  • Meet & assist at Cairo, Luxor & Aswan Airports/ Stations.
  • All transfer from/to airports in a/c vehicles.
  • Private transfer from airports to the hotels/Nile cruises and vice versa as per the above itinerary.
  • Private guided tours to visit all sights as per the itinerary in Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan, Kom Embo,
  • Edfu & Luxor with local English-speaking guides.
  • Current entrance fees.
  • Private Half day guided tour to the pyramids and Sphinx area with entrance fee.
  • Egyptian Museum & Khan & Khalili Bazars.
  • 01 Full day tour of Alexandria with Transfer.
  • 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.
  • All sightseeing tours, transfers, and entrance fee as per mentioned in the itinerary inclusions.
  • 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 the below-detailed itinerary:
– The Pyramids area (excludes the entry of Cheops pyramid, 02nd or 03rd Pyramid and the Solar Boat
museum )
– Egyptian Museum
– Khan el Khalili Bazars
– Philae temple
– The high dam

– Edfu Temple
– KomOmbo Temple
– Valley of the kings
– Temple of Hatshepsut
– Colossi of Memnon
– Karnak Temple
– Luxor Temple
– Alexandria Tour Catacomb, Pompeye’s Pillar, Quaite Bay Fort, and Montazah Garden.

 

  • IML Exclusive Travel Kit.
  • 5% GST Extra.
  • International Flights
  • 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)
  • All tipping for a 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.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • The package cannot be combined with any other offer.
  • Any tipping for guide/driver.
  • Camera fee (still / video).
  • Whatever not mentioned in inclusions.
  • 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.

MORE DETAILS

  • Pay 50% amount in advance of the total invoice to confirm the booking.
  • All payments have to be clear 30 days prior to the date departure.
  • International tickets will be issued within 24 hours from the time of advance payment.(Except Saturday &

Sunday)

  • Booking voucher and final itinerary will be provided 7 day prior to departure.
  • IML travel will not be responsible for any change in flight schedule and cancellation without prior intimation. The guests must reconfirm the flight schedule at-least 03 Nights prior to the date of departure.
  • IML travel acts just as an agent between the airlines and the traveler, we are not responsible for the check-in services like web check-in. If a guest wishes to do the web check-in they must visit the website of the respective airlines and follow the procedure.
  • All tours involving less than 10 Persons will be considered as FIT or individual tour.
  • All tours involving more than 10 Persons will be considered as group tour.
  • Any monument, activity entry-pass/ passes, Guide Services are not included in individual tour packages, unless specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
  • All transfers are as per itinerary, in the event of guests not turning up at the pick-up point there is no provision of alternative transfer service. In this case guest may request for supplementary transport which will be charged extra. These services can be availed depending on the availability.
  • Full Day tours starts at 0900 Hrs till 1700 Hrs (Maximum 8 Hours).
  • Half Day tours starts at 0900 Hrs till 1300 Hrs OR at 1200 Hrs till 1600 Hrs (Maximum 4 hrs)
  • 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 persons or change of date, IML Travel keeps the right to change its rates 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

NOTE: 

 

IML Travel shall not be responsible for partial or complete non-performance of It’s obligations hereunder as a result of the impact of circumstances beyond their control and unforeseeable, for example, fire, flood, earthquake, hurricane and other natural calamities, Political unrest epidemics, military and actions of authorities (“Force Majeure”). Under such circumstances, the period for fulfillment of obligations hereunder shall be extended for the period the conditions referred to above persist.

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