8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS EASTER PACKAGE TO EGYPT

EGYPT  2019

(CAIRO   CRUISE    CAIRO)

 

DAY ONE : CAIRO

Arrive Cairo International Airport. You will be met our representative who will assist you through the immigration. Transfer to your hotel. Check-in and rest of the day at leisure.
 
Overnight:Cairo
Meal Plan :Nil 
  
DAY TWO : CAIRO/TRAIN
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and proceed to enjoy the Captivating city of Cairo.
                                 
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA   The great Pyramids of Choeps, Chepren and Mysterious are the only ones surviving of the seven wonders of the ancient world. They are Egypt’s most visited monuments and among the worlds greatest tourist attractions.
THE SPHINX is carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with the head of a pharaoh   thought to be the portrait of Chepren. 
 
CHURCH OF ST.SERGIUS (ABU SERGA) - A 5th century basilica built over crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed during their flight into Egypt. 
 
CHURCH OF ST.MERCURIUS (ABU SEFEIN) - boasts a unique collection of Coptic art including 175 icons that depict scenes from the old and new testaments, wall paintings, etching and stained glass.
 
 BEN EZRA SYNAGOGUE 
 
Modest in appearance, delightful in interior and boasting of legends, the Ben Ezra synagogue is the supreme Jewish monument in Cairo. Legends claim that the synagogue is built on the spot where pharaoh's daughter found Moses in the bulrushes and where Jeremiah spoke to survivors after the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar

The most important recent event is the finding of medieval manuscripts in 1894. The collection, called Geniza, , counted more than 250,000 pages, dating to the period between 1002 and 1266.
 
AL AZHAR UNIVERSITY AND MOSQUE
Al-Azhar is today the most important religious university in the Muslim world, with as much as 90,000 students. It is perhaps the oldest university in the whole world. The heart of Al-Azhar is the mosque quarters. Unlike so many mosques around the Muslim world, it is fully open for visitors. The architecture is stunning, the size of the roofed hall is quite impressive.
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THE KHAN EL KHALILI   The most famous of oriental bazaars it is a treasure of trove of medieval craftsmanship. Shop to your total hearts content- for the Egyptian artifacts…or order yourself a sheesha, indulge and watch the world go by…both very enjoyable pass times!!
 
Transfer toTrain Station to board your sleeper train for Aswan. Dinner on the train.
 
Overnight:Sleeper train 
Meal plan: breakfast/ lunch/dinner
 
 
DAY THREE :  NILE CRUISE
Breakfast in the train. Arrive Aswan in the morning. Transfer to the Nile cruise. Embarkation before lunch.
  
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
HIGH DAM
The high dam is the largest rock-filled dam in the world and one of the most important engineering feats of the 20TH century an artificial lake-Lake Nasser, with a surface of 4000 sq km lies behind the dam.
 
FELUCCA SAILING
Felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailing boat. We shall sail by the felucca around the Elephantine Island to view the Aga Khan Mausoleum and the Kitcheners botanical garden.
  
Overnight in the cruise
Meal plan: breakfast/lunch/dinner.
 
DAY FOUR : NILE CRUISE
Breakfast in the cruise. Today we sail to Luxor  via Kom Ombo and Esna.
 
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
 
TEMPLES OF KOM OMBO
Kom ombo temple is exquisitely situated on a dune above a bend in the Nile. Alone among Egypt’s temple it is shared equally by two gods-Sobek, the crocodile god of Nile fertility and haroeis, the elder Horus.
 
TEMPLE OF EDFU
The town of Edfu boasts Egypt's most best preserved temple dedicated to Horus, the god of sun and planets .The falcon –his symbol-is a prominent decoration.
A very delightful hantour (horse carriage) ride takes you from the Nile to the temple grounds.
 
Overnight in the cruise
Meal plan: breakfast/lunch/dinner 
  
DAY FIVE: NILE CRUISE
Breakfast in the cruise
 
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
VALLEY OF THE KINGS
The Valley of the Kings shelters the fabled tombs of the pharaohs. More than 40 pharaohs were laid to rest here in ornate subterranean palaces penetrating sometimes under 100 m into the face of the rock.
 
COLOSSI OF MEMNON
 
Dominating the desert to the east stand the huge colossi of Memnon, sole relics of the funerary temple of Amenhotep 111.
 
Overnight in the Nile cruiser.
Meal plan breakfast /lunch/dinner.
   
DAY SIX:  LUXOR
Breakfast in the cruise. Disembark from the cruise.
 
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY
 
 
GREAT TEMPLES OF KARNAK
"Here are works in whose presence it is a task for the imagination to overtake the eyesight'
The impressive and awesome Karnak temples, are for many - pharonic Egypts grandest monument of all.The temple complex covers a hundred acres:its history spans throughout thirteen centuries. 
 
 
Enjoy rest of the day in Luxor shopping at the various shops and souks.Later in the afternoon, transfer to the train station to board your train for Cairo.
 
Overnight:Sleeper Train 
Meal plan breakfast /dinner on board the train.
 
 
DAY SEVEN :  CAIRO
Breakfast on the train. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure to shop to your hearts content at the various malls and souks in Cairo.
 
Over Night In Cairo
 
DAY EIGHT :  CAIRO
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of your rooms Rest of the day at leisure
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Home, where you will be assisted by our representative to check-in.
 
End of services.
Inclusions:
.   02 nights accommodation at Cairo with daily Breakfast 
.   03 nights on board of  Nile Cruise on full board basis and all excursions as per itinerary.
·   02 night's accommodation on board of the sleeper train on Half Board basis.
·    All transfers in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan as per itinerary in Modern A/C Coach with an English speaking Guide.
·    Sightseeing in Cairo & Giza visiting the three Pyramids, the Great Sphinx,, and the Old Bazaars of Khan El Khalili.
·    All entrance fees, service charge, current taxes, and vat.
·    Meet and assist by our local representative. 
Exclusions:
·          Personal expenditure of any kind
·         Tips, drinks, extra meals, and any personal expenses
 
 

 

 

 

 Tour cost

 
   Hotes Catogary
RATE PER PERSON SHARING
5 Stars Superior + 5 Stars Deluxe Cruise
  850 USD
5 Stars Standard + 5 Stars Cruise
 
 
 
   830 USD
 
 

 


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