Road from Mumbai to Cairo

from $1195
Duration:
8 Days
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Friday, Saturday, Wednesday

Reinvent your Egypt Experience on this 8 day Egypt tour from India staying at the Exquisite Pyramids Park Cairo Hotel in Cairo with tours to main sights, then fly to Luxor to sail down the Prestine and crystal clear waters of the Nile on the Classic Style Radamiss II Nile Cruise between Luxor and Aswan.

Included:
  • Domestic flight tickets from Luxor to Cairo
  • Meet and greet service upon arrival and  departures at all Airports from our Representatives
  • The assistance of our Personnel during your stay and excursions
  • All transfers by private deluxe air-conditioned vehicle with Free WIFI
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights at the Pyramids Park Resort Cairo on a bed and breakfast (or similar)
  • Accommodation for 4 nights onboard  the Radamis || Nile Cruise on a full board basis (or similar)
  • Accommodation for 1 night aboard sleeper train on half board basis.
  • Tour to Pyramids and Sphinx, Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum in Cairo
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  Excursions to visit Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk
  • Excursions to visit Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temple
  • Excursions to visit Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Excursions to visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Guide.
  • Applicable taxes for hotel and Nile cruise included in the price.
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device.

Notes: The Egyptian Railway Authority has designed and equipped sleeper trains quite comfortable according to Egyptian standards. They take about 14 hours from Cairo to Aswan. Nevertheless, if you do not enjoy long journeys, you can take an internal flight with an addition $ 85 per person.

Excluded:
  • International flight tickets
  • Visa entry to Egypt
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal spending money
  • Tipping to Nile Cruise crew and Guides
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s

Welcome to Egypt. You will be met and assisted at Cairo International Airport by a Memphis Tours Representative who will transfer you to your hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at the Hotel, your Representative will assist you with a smooth check-in and give you detailed information concerning your pick up times through your Egypt Highlights and Nile Cruise tour. overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Cairo Tours - Sleeper Train to Aswan

Check-out after breakfast where your private Tour Guide will accompany you for a day tour in Cairo to visit the famous Pyramids in the area. you will begin with the famous Giza Plateau to visit the only remaining wonder from the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Great Pyramid of Khufu (called Cheops by the Ancient Greeks). Also on the plateau are the pyramids of Khafre (Chephren) and the smallest Pyramid Menkaure (Mykerinos). The plateau is as famous for the mysterious structure 'the Sphinx' as it is for the Pyramids, where you will visit the Valley Temple. Then you will visit the world-renowned Egyptian Museum in Cairo that was built in neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum's vast collection of over 120,000 artifacts ranges from pre-dynastic era, through the Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. Amongst the most famous items which you may see are the funerary treasures of the child King Tutankhamun, the colossal statues of the heretic king, Akhenaten, and the only surviving image of Khufu, creator of Egypt's Great Pyramid. Visiting the Egyptian Museum is a great introduction to learning about the ancient Egyptian civilization, including their famous art of mummification. After that, you will visit the famous Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo, the bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. This full-day ends with dinner during an overnight trip to Aswan by a Sleeper Train.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Enjoy breakfast with sunrise views from the train before arriving Aswan, where you will be met by Memphis Tours Representative who will transfer you to your Nile Cruise Boat then escorted by your Egyptologist tour guide for a day tour in Aswan. You will begin by visiting the Aswan High Dam, built in the 1960s to provide the much-needed electricity and irrigation for Egypt. Nubia, the area that was flooded, experienced the biggest and most thorough archaeological excavations that Egypt has known. Then we go to see the ‘Unfinished Obelisk’ which still lies in the granite quarries which provided ancient Egypt with building materials. It would have been the largest piece of stone ever handled but when a crack was discovered it was abandoned where it was being hewn. Cross by boat to Angelika Island, to see Philae Temple, one of the Nubian Temples rescued before the High Dam was built. Enjoy Philae’s long colonnades, towers, and reliefs which include the last surviving hieroglyphic and demotic inscriptions in Egypt. Back to your Nile boat with Overnight stay on board in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Today you will start your lovely sail along the tranquil Nile witnessing the local life and green delta river banks unchanged for centuries. Enjoy breakfast on board before arriving at Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo with your Guide. The Temple is the only ancient Temple in Egypt divided into two, reflecting its dedication to two Gods: Sobek, the Crocodile God of fertility; and the falcon-headed Horus, God of the sky. Kom Ombo is also famous for the depictions of surgeon's instruments, giving us an early record of medicine and surgery in Ancient Egypt. After lunch and afternoon tea onboard whilst sailing, you will then arrive at Edfu, home to the huge Ptolemaic Temple of Horus, the most complete and best-preserved of the Egyptian Temples, consisting of many columns, halls, chambers, and chapels. Two statues of Horus flank the twin-towered entrance gate; and inside, one of the interesting inscriptions lists the titles of books (scrolls) held in the library. Finally sailing on to Luxor with evening dinner on board your Nile Cruise. Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

After an early breakfast on board, your Tour Guide will accompany you to the East Bank of Luxor to explore the impressive Karnak Temple, the world's largest ancient religious site. The hypostyle hall with its colossal granite columns is one of Egypt’s famous landmarks. There will be free time to explore the different parts of the huge complex built during the reigns of various Pharaohs. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor Temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the God Amun. Back onboard your Cruise for lunch before heading off with your Tour Guide for your final tour, that of the West Bank of Luxor, the original resting place of the world-famous boy King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings along with another 62 tombs unearthed of the Pharaohs and Dignitaries. Discover the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (the only Female Pharaoh) at El Deir EL Bahari and the two towering statues of the Colossi of Memnon. (The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs before your visit).
Please Note: There is an additional charge to enter the Tombs of King Tutankhamun and Ramses
Optional Tour : (Add these to your tour when you book)
Hot Air Balloon Ride Trip - From $129.00

A spectacular early morning sunrise adventure in this hot-air balloon ride over Luxor with breathtaking views over the Valley of the Kings.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Fly Luxor to Cairo - Fly Back to Cairo

After a delicious breakfast, disembarkation before being transferred to Luxor International Airport to your flight back to Cairo where we will meet you to transport you to your Cairo hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 :Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Picked up from your hotel in Cairo by your private experienced Egyptologist Tour Guide and driver to travel to Alexandria, located 220km Northwest on the Mediterranean coast. A stunning and scenic full-day tour to experience the highlights of Ancient Greco- Roman Alexandriavisiting the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoukafa and the Royal Cemetery of Kom El-shoqafa, ahistorical archaeological site and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Pompey'sPillar, a Roman symbolic triumphal column, is one of the best-known ancient monuments still standing in Alexandria today, and it is the last relics of the Seraphium. The Pillar was erected in honour of emperor Diocletian. Lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant during the day then you will continue on to visit the monumental Citadel of Qaitbey, built on the ruins of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria by Sultan Al-AshrafSayf al-Din Qaitbay. You will visit the large and famous Alexandria Library, reconstructed by building the new library in Selsela at the Shatby area Which is beside the conference centre. The library is one of the greatest cultural and scientific centres that specialize in the affairs of, literature, civilization, sciences and arts of the area so this attract scholars from all over the world. Finally, you will be escorted by your guide and transported back to your hotel to spend a overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8:Finale Departure

After breakfast at your Cairo hotel and some free time, you will be transferred to Cairo International airport preparing you for your final departure back home.
Meals: Breakfast

Extend your Journey :
Pre of After - Tour Extension: Jordan 4 Days Package from 515 USD

Accommodation :
Prices & Accommodation
Pyramids Park Resort Cairo
Radamis || Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1195 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1235 Per Person in Double Room
$ 1850 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1400 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1440 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2035 One Person Traveling Alone
  • Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

  • Prices: 

Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge. Current prices are valid until the 30th of April 2020 excluding Easter and Christmas Holidays.

 

  • Children Policy:

Up to 2 years: FREE

Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price

Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price

Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

 

  • Notes: 

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.

 

  • Payment:

Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment

 

  • Transportation:

Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air-conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles for the latest design and technology.

 

  • Tour Guides:

Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

 

  • Travelling with Children:

Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi-location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.

 

  • Wheelchair Travellers:

Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.

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