Archaic Egypt – 7D/6N
Day 1 – Arrive Cairo
Welcome to the ANCIENT country EGYPT!!! Arrive at Cairo airport, meet our local representative and proceed to your hotel. Check into hotel and relax.
Evening proceed to enjoy spectacular Sound & Light show at Giza Pyramids. This show narrates history of ancient Egypt with magnificent sound and light effects. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2 – Cairo – Aswan-Nile Cruise
After breakfast proceed to Cairo airport to board a flight to your next destination Aswan, on arrival proceed to Cruise terminal to board your Nile Cruise. Post lunch proceed to Aswan sightseeing tour. Visit the High Dam, Philae Temple and Unfinished Obelisk. Return to cruise. Overnight onboard the cruise. (B, L, D)
Day 3 – Nile Cruise
Today, sail to Kom Ombo, the home of Sobek – the crocodile God who was worshipped in pre-dynastic times. Witness the ancient remains of a temple of a somewhat unusual style. This temple was built overlooking the Nile. Continue sailing to Edfu. On arrival, take a horse carriage ride to visit the Horus Temple. The best preserved temple in the whole of Egypt, it has many inscriptions in the Coptic language and is adorned with paintings from that era. Overnight onboard the cruise. (B, L, D)
Day 4 – Nile Cruise
Today, we sail to cross the Esna Lock on the Nile to reach Luxor. Later, we cross over to the west bank of the Nile River to visit the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Overnight onboard the cruise. (B, L, D)
Day 5 – Nile Cruise – Luxor-Cairo
Early this morning, you have the option of embarking on an unforgettable experience – a 40-minute hot air balloon ride over the West Bank of Luxor viewing the Ramesseum Temple, Medinet Habu Temple, desert, farmland and in the distance, the mighty river Nile. (OPTIONAL)
This morning, after disembarkation from your Nile Cruise, visit the Luxor & Karnak Temples on the East Bank of the Nile. Later, transfer to the Luxor Airport to board a flight for Cairo. After arrival at Cairo airport, meet our representative and proceed to your hotel. Evening is free to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at hotel. (B)
Day 6 – Cairo
After breakfast, spend the morning at the Great Pyramids of Giza; Cheops – one of the oldest and largest pyramid on the Giza plateau, Chephren and Mykerinos, and the defending Sphinx – one of the most majestic and enduring monuments of Egypt.
Next, visit the Papyrus Institute. See the processes and efforts it took to make this ancient form of paper. Also, enjoy the beautiful illustrative Egyptian art and stories painted depicting Egyptian lifestyle and culture. Later, visit the Perfume Factory, Jwellery Shop.
In the afternoon, visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which houses one of the world’s greatest collections of Egyptian artifacts End the day with a visit to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar – Cairo’s most important shopping area for souvenirs and all types of typical Egyptian artifacts. Overnight stay at hotel. (B)
Day 7 – Cairo-Departure
After breakfast at the Hotel check out and proceed to Cairo airport to board a flight back to your hometown with lots of happy memories to cherish for lifetime! (B)
Accommodation as per selected hotel
Daily breakfast in Cairo
All meals on Cruise
Full day Cairo city tour
Half day Cairo tour visit Khalili Bazaar
Kom Ombo temple
English speaking guide during all sightseeing tours
Any meal not specified under Inclusions
Any Sightseeing/ transfers not specified under Inclusions
Any item of personal nature like Tips/ Laundry/ drinking water etc