Egypt

About your trip

Overview

Egypt offers a journey that intertwines ancient history with the pulse of modern life. In Cairo, the city's energy is palpable, with its bustling streets and markets alongside iconic landmarks like the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Southward, the Abu Simbel temples, built by Pharaoh Ramses II, stand as a majestic testament to ancient architectural prowess. The West Bank's Valley of the Kings and Queens reveals hidden secrets of Pharaohs, while the East Bank's Karnak and Luxor Temples are magnificent representations of religious and cultural significance. This journey through Egypt is not just a travel experience but a deep dive into the layers of history that shaped human civilisation.

What's Included

  • Private Ground Transportation
  • Full day Pyramids, Sphinx & National Museum of Civilization excluding lunch.
  • Half day visit to Abu Simbel temple.
  • Half day tour of Abu Simbel Sound & Light show.
  • 02 Nights at Kempinski Nile hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 01 Night at Seti Abu Simbel hotel on half board basis.
  • 03 Nights on Sonesta Sun Goddess cruise on full board basis including sightseeing.
  • 01 Night at Le Hilton Heliopolis hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Domestic Airfare (Cairo – Aswan & Luxor– Cairo).
  • Domestic Airfare (Aswan – Abu Simbel & Abu Simbel – Aswan).
  • Services of an expert Egyptologist in each city.
  • Bottled water included during transfers and tours.
  • Entry tickets to all sites.
  • Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
  • Welcome dinner at Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant excluding drinks.
  • Farewell dinner at Hilton Heliopolis hotel excluding drinks.
  • Bellies En-route food walking tour.

What's not Included

  • GST -5% (or as applicable) payable to Govt. of India
  • TCS as applicable at the time of booking
  • International and domestic airfare
  • Overseas travel insurance
  • Visa fees and charges
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as drinks,
    laundry, telephone calls, soft drinks, gratuities, shopping, etc.
    unless otherwise specified
  • anything not mentioned in the included section

Terms and Conditions


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JOURNEY

FLIGHT
(Please remember to book separately)
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 16 - April 17
Welcome to the Heart of Egypt: Cairo's Embrace
Thursday, April 18
Abu Simbel's Ancient Majesty
Friday, April 19
Sailing Through History: The Nile's Tale
Saturday, April 20
Discovering the Temples of Time
Sunday, April 21
Valley of Kings: A Royal Expedition
Monday, April 22
Cairo Revisited: A Journey's Reflection
Tuesday, April 23
Farewell to the Land of Pharaohs

Journey at a glance

Tuesday & Wednesday
April 16 & 17

Welcome to the Heart of Egypt: Cairo's Embrace

Your Egyptian journey commences with a flight to Cairo, where we ensure a seamless arrival. The first night unfolds under Cairo's canopy, allowing you to sync with the city's pulse and indulge in a dinner rich with local flavours.

Thursday
April 18

Abu Simbel's Ancient Majesty

Awaken to a flight to Abu Simbel via Aswan. There, the awe-inspiring temples built by Pharaoh Ramses II await, a tribute to ancient deities enduring over millennia. As dusk envelops the landscape, engage with the mesmerising Sound & Light show, a narrative canvas celebrating Ramses the Great’s era.

Friday
April 19

Sailing Through History: The Nile's Tale

Commence your day with a serene breakfast on Lake Nasser, overlooking Abu Simbel. Aboard the Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile cruise, discover the architectural marvels of the High Dam and the Philae Temple, a homage to the Goddess Isis.

Saturday
April 20

Discovering the Temples of Time

Embark on a sacred journey to Kom Ombo and Edfu, temples echoing the tales of Sobek, Haroeris, Horus, and Seth. These ancient structures, etched with history, offer a window into the religious fervour of bygone times.

Sunday
April 21

Valley of Kings: A Royal Expedition

Venture into the West Bank's Valley of the Kings and Queens, a necropolis of Pharaohs, including King Tutankhamun and Ramses the Great. Marvel at the Hatshepsut Temple, a monument to female pharaohs, and the Karnak and Luxor Temples, where ancient festivals and royal divinity intertwine.

Monday
April 22

Cairo Revisited: A Journey's Reflection

Return to Cairo for a reflective night at an airport hotel, contemplating the depth of Egypt's historical canvas. Relish in the city's ambience, a fitting denouement to your Egyptian saga.

Tuesday
April 23

Farewell to the Land of Pharaohs

As you transfer to Cairo airport, the curtain falls on your journey through Egypt's rich tapestry of history and culture. Depart with memories of an ancient civilisation that continues to captivate and inspire.

Our Favourite Hotels

Cairo Marriott Hotel

Originally constructed as a visitor’s palace, Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino has provided guests the royal treatment for decades. Modern guestrooms offer luxury bedding, free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. Many have balconies with garden, city or Nile views.

Sheraton Cairo Hotel

Located on the banks of the River Nile. Our family-friendly 5 star hotel offers effortless service and modern accommodations in the heart of Cairo, Egypt. Select from a variety of dining options, including 24-hour room service, an authentic Japanese restaurant, an Egyptian restaurant, and our popular Italian restaurant in addition to several coffee shops and bars.

Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge

An Eco-Lodge Guest House , located a few minutes away from Abu Simble temples , marvelously overlooking the Lake Nasser, where Nubia was located. The hotel was built using natural materials such as Nile mud bricks. With a maximum capacity of 16 guest , Eskaleh ensures the best services for its guests in a relaxing , natural and warm atmosphere.

Hilton Cairo Heliopolis

Escape to the Presidential Quarter of Heliopolis, less than five kilometers from Cairo International Airport. We’re 15 minutes from City Center Almaza and within 10 kilometers of Baron Empain Palace and Cairo International Convention Center. Enjoy two outdoor pools with private cabanas, in addition to kids pool, a fitness center, and a variety of cuisines at over 10 restaurants.