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Egyptian Delight

Unearth the mystique of Egypt's timeless allure in this 8 days trip. Visit the famous pyramids in Cairo, ancient tombs, Kanrak & Luxor temples with Nile Cruise and a Hot Air Balloon Ride.

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Destinations

Egypt

Cities

Aswan, Cairo, Luxor

Duration

8 Days

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Highlights
  Pyramids Tour covering Giza, Dahsur and Saqqara
  Cairo City Tour with NMEC Museum, Cairo Citadel, Hanging Church, and Khan El Khalili Market
  Ancient tombs, Karnak & Luxor Temples
  Hot Air Balloon Ride in Luxor
  Nile Cruise for 4 Days from Aswan to Luxor
  Luxor West Bank Tour with Valley of Kings
Inclusions / Exclusions
  Cairo – Aswan | Sleeper Train
  Luxor - Cairo | Sleeper Train
  Cairo airport – Cairo hotel | Shared transfer
  Cairo hotel – Cairo airport | Shared transfer
  Cairo City Tour with NMEC | With Guide
  Cairo Pyramids Tour | With Guide
  Luxor Temple & Karnak Temple Tour | With Guide
  Luxor West Bank Tour | With Guide
  Hot Air Balloon Ride | Shared
  Night 1 | Cairo | Nine Pyramids View Hotel | Twin Sharing Room - With Balcony - Pyramid View | With Breakfast
  Night 2 | Overnight Sleeper Train | With Dinner and Breakfast
  Night 3 | Egyptian Nile Cruise | With Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  Night 4 | Egyptian Nile Cruise | With Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  Night 5 | Egyptian Nile Cruise | With Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  Night 6 | Overnight Sleeper Train | With Dinner and Breakfast
  Night 7 | Cairo | Nine Pyramids View Hotel | Twin Sharing Room - With Balcony - Pyramid View | With Breakfast
  Meals - With Breakfast, unless explicitly mentioned otherwise
  Egypt tourist visa - E Visa
  Insurance - 50000 USD travel cover for 10 days ((Only for travellers travelling from India and coming back to India within the age of 55 years)
  GST
  International or Domestic Flights
  Environment fees approx. 5 USD per person will be collected in Hurghada
  Meals - Dinner and Lunch in Cairo & Luxor
  Gratuity/Tips : 5 USD per person/day (Compulsory in Egypt)
  Monument entrance tickets : approx. 120USD
  TCS - 5% (For Indian residents only)
  Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
  Personal Expenses
Pachage Options / Variants
Shared Accommodation Option

EGPGPT07/01

With this option, you'll be sharing your room with one other traveller.

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Private Accommodation Option

EGPGPT07/02

With this option, you'll be accommodated alone in a private room.

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Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival and Transfer to Hotel
Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, you will receive a warm welcome. Following that, you will be transported via a private transfer to your accommodation in Cairo.
Day 2
Pyramids Day Tour - Train to Aswan
Get ready for an exciting day as you kick it off with a hearty breakfast. The day's adventure includes an exploration of Egypt's renowned pyramid complexes, offering you a chance to marvel at the iconic Giza Pyramids and the enigmatic Sphinx. Your journey continues as you visit the Saqqara Pyramid Complex, revealing its historical wonders, and then proceed to discover the Dahshur Pyramid Complex, where you can explore the treasures of the Memphis Open Air Museum. This private tour is guided by a knowledgeable Egyptologist and lasts approximately 5.5 to 6 hours. After this enriching experience, you'll make your way to Cairo Railway Station, where you'll board a comfortable 1st Class sleeper train bound for Aswan.
Day 3
Aswan Highlights
Upon arrival in Aswan, we'll be at the railway station to smoothly transfer you to your cruise. After settling in, immerse yourself in Aswan's treasures. With a knowledgeable Egyptologist guide fluent in English by your side, explore the timeless beauty of Philae Temple, marvel at the grandeur of the Unfinished Obelisk, and witness the engineering feat of the Aswan High Dam.
Day 4
Abu Simbel - Kom Ombo
Begin your day with a shared trip to Abu Simbel, a marvel of ancient Egypt. Explore its two magnificent temples, renowned for their unique style and historical significance. With a duration of 7.5 hours, including 6 hours of travel from Aswan, immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring atmosphere of these ancient wonders. Upon your return, relax on your cruise as it sets sail towards Kom Ombo. Later in the evening, embark on a guided tour of the Kom Ombo Temple complex. Spend up to an hour exploring this extraordinary temple dedicated to the gods Sobek and Horus, renowned for its distinctive architectural style
Day 5
Edfu - Luxor East Bank Tour
As your cruise sails from Kom Ombo to Edfu, seize the morning for an enriching visit to the Temple of Edfu. Explore this remarkably preserved temple dedicated to the god Horus, soaking in its ancient grandeur for up to an hour. Back onboard, marvel at the engineering feat of the Esna Lock as your cruise navigates through the historic trade city of Esna. Upon reaching Luxor's East Bank, embark on a private tour to discover its iconic sites. Accompanied by an English-speaking Egyptologist guide, delve into the splendor of Karnak Temple, with up to 1.5 hours to explore its vast complex of temples, chapels, and sacred halls. Then, wander through the atmospheric Luxor Temple, with up to an hour to admire its majestic columns and intricate reliefs. Between sites, enjoy leisurely travel times of up to half an hour, allowing you to savor the journey as much as the destination.
Day 6
Hot Air Balloon- Luxor West Bank Tour - Train To Cairo
Begin your day with an awe-inspiring Hot Air Balloon Ride that offers a bird's-eye view of Luxor city from a height exceeding 300 meters. You'll experience the magic of this adventure with the convenience of operator-driven hotel pickup and drop-off. The flight typically lasts between 45 minutes to 1 hour, subject to weather conditions and government time restrictions. Please note that this activity is weather-dependent, and in the event of cancellation, a full refund of $80 USD per person is assured. After this unforgettable experience, embark on a private tour to explore Luxor's West Bank, including the iconic Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Each site allows ample time for exploration, with travel times of up to 1 hour in between. This tour is privately guided by an English-speaking Egyptologist, offering an enriching encounter with history. Your day concludes with a transfer to Luxor Railway Station, where you'll board a comfortable 1st Class sleeper train bound for Luxor.
Day 7
Cairo City Tour with Khan-el-Khalili Market
Begin your day with a visit to the NMEC Museum, a repository of ancient history, including well-preserved mummies of the Great Pharaohs. The museum's Mummy Room offers a captivating experience. Next, explore the Cairo Citadel, an architectural marvel in the Islamic Cairo area. Admire the intricate designs and historical significance of the mosque within the citadel. Continue your journey with a visit to the Hanging Church, one of the most beautiful churches in Coptic Cairo. Marvel at its architecture and immerse yourself in the rich Coptic heritage. This private tour is guided by an English-speaking Egyptologist and lasts approximately 5.5 to 6 hours, providing an in-depth exploration of Egypt's historical treasures. After the guided tour, you have the opportunity for self-exploration in Khan El Khalili, one of the oldest souks in the Arab world. This bustling marketplace is the perfect place to shop for souvenirs, and you can enjoy strolling through its lively streets for about an hour.
Day 8
Departure
Get transferred to airport and board your flight back while planning another such adventure.
Important Terms & Conditions
Know before you book
•   Please note that this is intended to be a backpacking adventure trip. The accommodations included in standard option are shared ones, which will allow you to meet new people and make travel friends. If you’re looking for private rooms, it can be arranged at additional cost.

Cancellation Policy
Free Cancellation up to 45 days before departure
You can cancel this trip without any cancellation penalty up to 45 days before your trip starts. Up to 30 days before departure, you can cancel with a 10% cancellation penalty.
Up to 45 days before: 0% of price
Up to 30 days before: 10% of price
Up to 15 days before: 25% of price
Up to 7 days before: 50% of price
Within 7 days of service start: Non-refundable
General Terms & Conditions

1. Please note that these are live prices and no bookings have been made yet. Final price and availability can only be confirmed at the time of booking.
2. The outline itineraries given are a statement of our intent. Local weather conditions, events, festivals, political and security problems, or a host of other uncontrollable factors could force a change in the itinerary.
3. Embassy / High Commission for your visa application. Grant of the visa is at the sole discretion of the respective embassy / high commission. We have no role in grant of any visa. We only facilitate the visa application, on a best effort basis, as per the requirements laid down by the embassy / high commission.
4. Please reconfirm your flight timings with the airline company 72 hours before departure, for any changes in the flight schedule.
5. Special requests to hotels e.g. bed type, interconnecting rooms, adjacent rooms, early check in, late check out etc. are subject to availability at the time of check in and is at sole discretion of hotel management, and the cost for the same is to be borne by the customer.
6. Any significant changes in foreign exchange rates or government taxes may lead revision in prices until the time of last installment payment.
7. For more detailed Terms of Service, please refer to https://lykke.travel/terms-and-conditions . Your decision to make the first payment implies that you are in agreement with the terms and conditions provided on the above link.

Frequent Asked Questions

We get asked these questions a lot, so we thought these might help you too.

Are tips mandatory in Egypt?

Yes. Tips are an integral part of Egyptian hospitality culture.

Are monuments tickets included?

No.

Is it possible to take entrance tickets from advance?

Yes.