Jewel Of the Nile 6 Nights / 7 Days

Egypt

Customized Tour

on REQUEST

TOUR PLAN

(Mumbai - Cairo - Luxor & Nile Cruise)

Depart from Mumbai to Cairo on flight MS 969 at 02:20 AM (flight duration 05:05 hours) Arrive Cairo at 05:05 AM At the airport you will transferred to catch your flight to Luxor on MS351 @ 07:00. (Flight time can be changed based on Egypt Air Schedule). Arrive Luxor @ 08:10 AM and transfer to check in on the Nile Cruise (5 stars deluxe) and enjoy Lunch on board (vegetarian and a variety of Indian and International food will be available).

Then start your tour to the East bank, enter the Karnak Temple Complex, a vast area of temples, chapels, pylons and the Great Temple of Amun. Walk down the avenue of ram headed sphinxes that connect the Precinct of Mut, the Precinct of Amun-Re and the Luxor Temple. Overnight on your Cruise Boat. An Optional to do the Sound and light show in Luxor (B, L & D)

(Luxor - Nile Cruise)

Early start (6.00 AM) to cross to the west bank. As you enter the Valleys of the Kings and you will pass Deir El Madina, Madinet Habou and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the colonnaded temple that was uniquely dedicated to a Queen Hatshepsut. Lunch on board. Free time. Overnight on your Cruise Boat. (B, L & D)

(Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan)

Cruise onward, stop at Kom Ombo and explore its double Temple, dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus. You will arrive in Aswan late in the evening. Overnight on your Cruise Boat. (B, L & D).

(Aswan)

Free day. Enjoy cruising on the Nile. An Optional tour to visit the great temple of Abu Simbel. (A Lunch box will be provided from the cruise boat) An Optional Nubian Village in Aswan Enjoy and discover the fascinating Nubian Villages situated at the bottom of Elephantine Island. Sandwiched in the heart of the river Nile are two colorful Nubian Villages, Siou and Koti. Stroll through the shady alleys and gardens of the villages and discover the simple and natural life of the people that populate them.

Enjoy a trip down the river aboard a felucca, a traditional wooden sailing boat. You will sail to tusk shaped Elephantine Island and gloriously botanical Kitchener Island. This evening there's time to explore Aswans renowned markets OR an Optional Sound and Light Show in Aswan. Overnight on your Cruise Boat. (B, L & D)

(Aswan - Cairo)

Breakfast on board. Check out from the cruise. This morning, take a short ferry across the Nile to Agilika Islands Philae Temple, a beautiful dedication to the goddess Isis, marvel at Aswans dams - the Old and the High. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo on MS398 @ 18:10. Arrive Cairo @ 19:35 and transfer to your hotel and overnight. (B, L & D)

An Optional Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids

Early or late evening performance of this spectacular sound and laser light show is a must to see while in Cairo. The voice of the great Sphinx tells you the story of Pharaohs and their life's story and how the great pyramids were built. (The show is in many different languages)

(Cairo)

After breakfast at the hotel we will visit the Great Pyramid at Giza. It was the tallest man made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Our expert guide will accompany you to the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, and then you will stand in communion with the magnificent treasures of the Egyptian Museum - including Tutankhamuns fabulously famous Gold Mask, lunch during the tour. Transfer back to your hotel and overnight at the hotel. (B, L & D)

(Cairo - Mumbai) - Final Departure

Breakfast at the hotel, free time. An Optional tour (Cairo City Tour) In the Morning we guide you to the city’s Islamic areas — including the Citadel of Saladdin and its Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Next the citys oldest area; Coptic Cairo awaits you. Here El Muallaqa, the Hanging Church, was built into the walls of the Roman fortress of Babylon. On to St Sergius — said to be a resting-place of the Holy Family (B, L)

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight MS968 @ 16.00 PM (Flight duration 05:30 hours) & arrival Mumbai on Sunday by 01:20 AM.

 

Departure Day:

Flying every Sunday with Egypt Air from Mumbai

  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • International flight ticket (Bombay / Cairo / Bombay) Direct flight. Rate based on Egypt Air.
  • Domestic flight tickets (Cairo / Luxor & Aswan / Cairo)
  • Service of meet and assistance upon arrival and departure.
  • 4 nights accommodation on board 5* star cruise from Luxor to Aswan on FB basis.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo at 5* Star based on HB basis.
  • All entrance fees for the above – mentioned sightseeing
  • All meals are included (Vegetarian / Indian meals are available)
  • 2 small bottles of mineral water in Cairo per day.
  • Professional English speaking tour guide during sightseeing
  • Tipping
  • Peak Period Supplement
  • Any personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, etc
  • Any optional trips or unmentioned item
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