Egypt (History of Pyramids)

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days

ITINERARY:

Day-1: Leave from Kolkata. On arrival at Cairo Airport meet and transfer to hotel. Check-in. Evening enjoy Light & sound Show at the Pyramids. Dinner &overnight in Cairo.

Day-2:Breakfast. Proceed for a panoramic tour of Cairo including Three Pyramids of Giza, amongst which the Cheops Pyramid is The largest of the three & is considered as one of the seven wonders Of the ancient world & Sphinx. Visit to the step Pyramids of Sakkara. After tour, transfer to Train Station for 1st Class Sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner & overnight on board.

Day-3:Breakfast on board. Meet on arrival & proceed to enjoy Aswan tour including the High Dam and temple of Philae. Transfer to board 3Nights/4 Days Nile Cruise. Lunch on board. Afternoon tour by Felucca around Elephantine Island, the Botanical Garden & the Agha Khan. Dinner & Overnight on Cruise ship in Aswan.

Day-4:Packed breakfast. Abu Simbel Excursion. Visit the two Temples located 300 km southwest in the Nubian Desert on the banks of Lake Nasser near the Sudanese border. The temples were built by Ramses II who commissioned the Temples about 1250BC. The great temple is consecrated to the Gods Amon Re, Re-Harachte and Ptah, the smaller one is a Hathor-Temple for Ramses’ wife Nefertari. Hathor was the Goddess of Love of the Old Egyptians. Lunch on Board the Cruise. Sail to KomOmbo. Visit the Temple of Ombo, dedicated for God’s sobek & Harories. Sail to Edfu. Dinner& overnight on Cruise ship in Edfu.

Day-5: Breakfast. Visit the temple of Edfu, dedicated to the God Horus. Lunch on board. Sailing to Esna. Cross Esna Lock. Sail to Luxor and Dinner & overnight on Cruise ship in Luxor.

Day-6: (Cruise Ends)Breakfast. Disembarkkation. Visit of West bank, including the Colssiof Memnon, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El-Bahari and the ValleyOf Kings. Lunch. Proceed for visits for the East Bank including Karnak& Luxor Temple. After tour transfer to Train station for 1st class sleeper train to Cairo. Dinner & overnight on board.

Day-7: Breakfast on boars. On arrival leave for Alexandria. Full day Alexandia tour including the Catocombs of Kom AI Shoukafa & the Pompeii’s Pillar. Lunch. Proceed to the Montaza Gardens. After tour check-in hotel. Dinner & overnight in Alexandria.

Day-8: Breakfast & return back to Cairo. Visit to the renowned Egyptian Museum which houses the magnificent collection of Egyptian antiquities. Visit Old Bazar of Khan EI Khalili Check-in hotel. Dinner & overnight in Cairo.

Day-9: Breakfast. Check-out of hotel. Proceed to Cairo Airport for Departure flight to Kolkata.
Day-10: Arrive Kolkata.

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