Cairo the capital of Egypt is home to thousands of Minarets to learn about the Egyptian history and culture. It is considered as the top notch destination by the tourists worldwide for its exhilarating, exotic, fascinating atmosphere. Tourists can very easily enjoy the Nile view, explore the medieval markets or walk down along the Nile promenade. Moreover Cairo is for everyone. For the avid explorer, there are many places to explore in Cairo ranging from Pyramids to city’s Museum of Antiquities.
Arrive at Cairo International Airport cross through the immigration. Meet our company representative, who will assist you in immigration and custom formalities. The company representative will then escort you to the hotel in an air conditioned deluxe coach. Check in the hotel and rest for an hour or so and brace yourself for a nice tour of Egypt by the Evening.
The best way to spend a nice evening in Cairo is to be part of the Light and Sound show at the Pyramids to have a glimpse at the Ancient Egypt. The show which runs for 50 minutes displays the special effects with great sounds and lights. The cost of the ticket is nearly 2400 INR per person. Once the show gets over, treat your taste buds with delicious dinner in a restaurant and then retire to the hotel for a nice sleep to refresh yourself for the next day.
On the very first day in Cairo you went for Light and sound show, now its time to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx one more time during the day for an altogether different experience. Explore the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the smallest one of Mecarinus and the Pyramid of Chephren. Visit the Pyramid of Chephren from the inside, the valley temple of Chephren as well as the great Sphinx.
El Khalili Bazaar is a hit among the local people as well as the tourists. The Shops typically sell souvenirs, antiques and jewellery. Wander around the goldsmith’s souq and don’t forget to haggle for your choices.
After this long tiring day return to your hotel for a nice sleep.
Have breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. Explore the city at your own pace and try to arrange an optional tour to Alexandria. Towards the evening, head towards the Cairo station to board the sleeper train to Aswan which departs from Cairo at 20 hours. Have dinner on board. Spend overnight on board as the train will reach next morning at around 6 hours 15 minutes.
Arrive at Luxor Train Station , meet travco representative, who will escort you to the hotel. Check in the hotel and rest for an hour or so and make yourself ready for half day visit to Theban Necropolis in Luxor west Bank, where you will visit 3 tombs in the Valley of The Kings. There is an additional cost to visit the tombs of King Tutankhamen and Ramses VI is payable direct. Continue to the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsuit (1490-1469 B.C) at Deir el Bahari, carved at the bottom of the cliff of el Qurna Mountain, The temple is the most visited in Luxor west bank.
Enjoy the two most famous stories of the relief sculpture recites the tale of the divine birth of the Queen and the trading mission to the Land of Punt, an exotic country on the Red Sea coast could be today, Somalia. Take fantastic photos for the two colossi of Memnon, the only remains statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
Have a scrumptious dinner before the return to Luxor for a drop- off at your hotel. Spend overnight on cruise board.
Post breakfast check out of the hotel. As you have still have half day time visit Continue to visit Karnak Temple, the largest temple in Egypt built in area of 300acres (125Hectares) for the triad of Luxor; Amon, Mut and Khonsu.
After a guided tour to Karnak temple, enjoy free time to explore at leisure. You can continue to visit Luxor temple. Some pharaohs like Tutankhamon, Horemheb and Alexander the great added some parts to the temple. Enjoy walking between the avenue of sphinxes, marks the entrance to Luxor Temple. After finishing, enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. Explore the city at your own pace until transfer to Luxor station to board the sleeper train to Cairo which departs at 21 hours 30 minutes. Have dinner on board. Spend overnight on board as the train will reach next morning at around 6 hours 45 minutes.
Upon arrival at Cairo station you will be greeted by our representative. The representative will transfer you to Cairo international Airport for final departure.