8 Days & 7 Nights
Egypt is the land of pharaohs and pyramids, and is considered a mystical destination for those in love with the history and culture of the country. The well planned 8 days 7 nights Egypt holiday packages offer travelers a chance to enjoy visiting some of the most iconic destinations of Egypt, along with enjoying a long Nile cruise.This cruise sailing over the river Nile is the most bewitching part of this travel package. Once you set foot onboard, you are welcoming yourself for a whole different experience that is just hard to wrap your head around since somethings are best felt than understood.The cruise, which carries on for three days and nights, as part of this Egypt tour itinerary, is a great way to see the bountiful nature of the Nile and feel like a part of this beautiful country. The cruise also takes travelers to places such as Edfu, Luxor and Kon Ombo, apart from a plethora of other interesting locations of ancient ruins. What can be better than enjoying a beautiful sunrise on the Nile, followed by a peaceful couple of hour so sailing all over? The ideal 8 days 7 nights Egypt tour packages also lets travelers enjoy a day of absolute bliss as a leisure day in Cairo, wherein one can either spend the day at the hotel, indulge in optional activities, or simply explore the nearly local attractions such as the markets.Thanks to cinema, many think of Egypt as only the country of pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies. However, once you take a closer look, you will know that the country has a lot to offer. This North African country has such a vast and glorious history that a few days is just not enough for exploring Egypt. Therefore, Egypt 8 days cruise packages provided by OD Travels offer you with an opportunity to not just visit this country but also unravel every bit of it through guided city tours and extensive itinerary. From Cairo and Aswan to Edfu and Luxor, through this package you get to experience the real essence of Egyptian culture. What are you waiting for? Get great bargains and discounts on any 8 days 7 nights Egypt tour packages and enjoy a trip like no other.
Welcome to the mystical land of Egypt! On your arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be met and greeted by a representative of the travel agent, for assistance with airport customs and other formalities. On leaving the airport, you will be dropped off at the hotel. Check in and relax, and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure, before spending a night of utter comfort in the hotel.
Towards the morning, after a hearty breakfast, it is time to leave for an action packed day of sightseeing. Cover attractions such as The Great Pyramid of Cheops today, followed by a visit to The Pyramid of Chephren and The Pyramid of Mycerinus. Next, you will be visiting The Sphinx, a gigantic statue with a lion’s body and a woman’s head. Other tourist spots you would be visiting on this Egypt itinerary includes the Papyrus Institute, Jewelry Shop and the Perfume Factory.
After wrapping up the sightseeing tour, it is time to return to your hotel and complete the check-out formalities. You have the afternoon at leisure, to spend as you like. You can opt to indulge in a few activities at your own cost, such as enjoying a lunch at a local or Indian restaurant and a drive to the Egyptian museum, followed by a visit to the El Khalili Bazaar. When the time for your departure via a night train to Aswan draws near, you will be taken to the railway station, where you can board the train. Settle in, enjoy dinner and enjoy a good night’s sleep on this comfortable train journey.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the train itself, before disembarking at Aswan railway station. You will be assisted by a representative of the travel agent, who will transfer you to your Nile Cruise. On arrival at the boarding point for the cruise, check in and enjoy lunch on-board. As part of the cruise, pay a visit to the High Dam and the Temple of Philae. Towards the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner on-board. Spend night on-board, enjoy dinner and a relaxing night of sleep.
Enjoy breakfast on board, after which you have some time at leisure. You can choose to go on an optional tour of Abu Simble at additional costs. Enjoy lunch on-board, after which you will be taken on a sailing trip to Kon Ombo. Here you can visit the famed temple shared by two Gods, Sobek and Haeroris. Next, you sail on to Edfu, and enjoy dinner on-board. Spend night on-board.
Early morning, enjoy tea and coffee before visiting the Edfu Temple, after which you will be visiting the Horus Temple. Return to the ship for enjoying a scrumptious breakfast. Sail off to Luxor via Esna. After lunch on-board, it is time to relax for the remainder of the day. You can also choose to go on an optional tour of the East Bank at additional cost. Enjoy dinner on-board and a relaxing overnight stay.
After a delicious breakfast on-board, it is time to check out of your ship and end the cruise. Next stop on this itinerary is a visit to the West Bank, where you get to see the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After this, you will be transferred to the Luxor train station, for catching your train to Cairo. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay on the train.
Upon arriving at the Cairo railway station, you will be assisted by a representative of the travel agent for your transfer to the hotel. Check in and relax, for you have the remainder of the day at leisure. Choose to indulge in optional activities offered by travel agent or explore the place on your own. Spend night at the hotel.
After breakfast, it is time to check out of the hotel and transfer to Cairo Airport, for continuing on your journey home.