Egypt Tour

8 Days

Egypt is a country located in North Africa and the Middle East, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Sudan to the south, Libya to the west, and Israel and the Gaza Strip to the northeast. It is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, with a history dating back thousands of years. Here are some key points about Egypt:

  1. Ancient Civilization: Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization, particularly the Nile River Valley civilization, which dates back to around 3100 BCE with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under King Menes. The ancient Egyptians built remarkable monuments such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and temples along the Nile.
  2. The Nile River: The Nile River is the lifeblood of Egypt, providing water for agriculture, transportation, and sustenance. The majority of Egypt’s population lives along the fertile Nile Delta and Nile Valley.
  3. Pharaonic Period: Ancient Egypt was ruled by pharaohs who were believed to be divine kings. The pharaohs oversaw a highly organized society with a complex religious and social structure. The ancient Egyptians made significant contributions to mathematics, medicine, architecture, and art.
  4. Greek and Roman Rule: Egypt came under Greek influence after the conquests of Alexander the Great in 332 BCE. It later fell under Roman rule in 30 BCE after the defeat of Cleopatra VII and Mark Antony by Octavian (later known as Augustus). During this period, Egypt was an important center of trade and culture in the Mediterranean region.
  5. Islamic Conquest and Ottoman Rule: In the 7th century CE, Egypt was conquered by Arab Muslims, bringing Islam to the region. Egypt later came under the rule of the Ottoman Empire from the 16th century until the early 20th century.
  6. Modern History: Egypt gained independence from British control in 1922, though British influence remained strong until the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 led by Gamal Abdel Nasser, which ended the monarchy and established a republic. Egypt has since experienced periods of political stability and turmoil, including the Arab-Israeli conflicts, the presidency of Anwar Sadat, and the rule of Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.
  7. Contemporary Egypt: Today, Egypt is a predominantly Muslim country with a rich cultural heritage. It is known for its ancient monuments, including the Pyramids of Giza and the temples of Luxor and Karnak, which attract millions of tourists each year. Egypt’s economy is diverse, with agriculture, tourism, industry, and services playing important roles.


Egypt is a transcontinental country in North Africa that borders the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. It is the most populated country in the Arab world and the third most populated country in Africa. Egypt is also a regional power in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Muslim world. Here are some facts about Egypt: Geography Egypt is home to the longest river in Africa and parts of the Sahara and Libyan Deserts. Population About 95% of Egypt’s population lives in a narrow strip of fertile land along the Nile River, which is only about 5% of the country’s land area. History Egypt is home to one of the world’s first civilizations, with a unified kingdom that first appeared around 3,200 B.C. . The ancient Egyptians built huge pyramids, temples, palaces, and tombs. Notable landmarks Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and monuments, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Grand Egyptian Museum, Sakkara, and Dahshur. The Great Sphinx is the oldest kn


Welcome to Egypt
Upon your arrival in Cairo , you will be
transferred to your hotel . Check in and
relax in your hotel . Evening @ leisure

Embark on a full day tour to the Giza
Pyramids , The Sphinx , Memphis & Sakkara .
Start your day by visiting the Great Pyramids.
The highlight of this section is getting close
up to the Sphinx-the legendary guardian with
a Lion's body and the head of King Chephren.
Admire the impressive statue and get your
photo taken beside it.
You will then visit Sakkara , a 27 Km journey
away from Cairo. The highlight of this section
is the Step Pyramid. Built for King Zoser, it is
considered an important part in the process
of the pyramid evolution. Finally, you'll head
over to Memphis, the ancient capital of

After breakfast , you will be picked up from
your hotel and driven for 350 Kms to
Bahareya Oasis. From There you will head
out for amazing Black & White Desert Tour in
Drive over some Huge Sand dunes, See the
Crystal Mountain ,The black desert and sand
scenery before arriving in White Desert.
Enjoy the breath taking formations , starry
sky , bonfire and interesting conversations
camping overnight in the vast expanse of
Egyptian desert

Today Morning explore white desert and
then transfer to Cairo
After Arriving in Cairo , take your flight and
Reach Luxor , Overnight stay @ Luxor

Today Morning explore white desert and After
Pick up from your hotel , drive in a comfortable
air conditioned vehicle to the prodigious East
Bank of Luxor with an Egyptologist Tour Guide .
Upon Arrival, witness the sprawling Karnak
Temple Complex , a UNESCO World Heritage
site. Discover the vestiges of ancient temples,
pylons , chapels and other historic buildings,
as well as the Karnak Open Air Museum

Continue to the magnificent Luxor temple, an
ancient sandstone temple complex built by
great kings such as Amenhotep III , Alexander
the Great , Tutankhamun & Ramassee II . After
exploring the temple complex , take a
delightful ride a felucca , traditional Egyptian
sailing boat before savouring a lovely lunch at
a local restaurant (optional) . In the evening
rejoin your guide with pickup at around 6 PM
for the Sound & Light show at Karnak Temple, if
you select this optional tour. Find out about
the eventful history of ancient Thebes , the
glory of Egyptian civilisation and the legacy of
the Pharaohs with the show's narration.
Overnight stay @ Luxor

Today Morning , cross the west bank of the
River Nile to watch the sunrise from your Hot
air baloon ride . As the balloon gently rises in
the sky , relish the breath-taking view of
Luxor and catch the glory of the morning Sun
Next, head to the West bank of Luxor to visit
the Valley of the Kings . Glance around the
complex and see the tombs and resting
places of remarkable Egyptian Kings such as
Merneptah , Rammesses III & Ramesses VI
From here , move on the Mortuary Temple of
Queen Hatshepsut , dedicated to the fifth
pharoah and the only female ruler of Egypt
who reigned for 20 Peaceful years. Finally,
discover the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep
at the colossi of Memnon before breaking for

Today Morning after breakfast transfer to
Hurghada , On arrival @ Hurghada , check in
to your hotel , Rest of the Day is free for
leisure .

Visit the magical Giftun Island National Park ,
enjoy Snorkelling on amazing coral reefs with a
variety of beautiful fish and swim with
dolphins and take part in exciting water sports.
Take your delicious Lunch on the Boat ,
Overnight stay @ Hurghada

Today Morning after breakfast transfer to
Hurghada airport , take your flight and arrive
Cairo . Rest of the evening is at leisure

After breakfast , proceed to airport for your
return flight to India . Back to India with
amazing memories of your Egyptian Adventure

The Trips cost included

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trips cost excluded

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently Asked Question

What is the capital city of Egypt?

The capital city of Egypt is Cairo, which is also the largest city in the country and one of the largest cities in Africa.

What is the official language of Egypt?

The official language of Egypt is Arabic. However, English and French are also widely understood, especially in tourist areas and among educated populations.

What currency is used in Egypt?

The currency used in Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP), often abbreviated as LE (short for “livre égyptienne” in French).

What are the main attractions for tourists in Egypt?

Egypt is famous for its ancient monuments such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the temples of Luxor and Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings. Other popular tourist destinations include the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Red Sea resorts of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, and Nile River cruises.

Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

Generally, Egypt is a safe destination for tourists, but it’s always advisable to check travel advisories and stay updated on the current situation before planning a trip. Certain areas, particularly in the Sinai Peninsula and near the border with Libya, may have security concerns.

What is the climate like in Egypt?

Egypt has a desert climate with hot summers and mild winters. In the coastal regions, such as Alexandria and the Red Sea resorts, temperatures are milder compared to inland areas. The Nile Delta and Nile Valley experience hot summers and moderate winters.

What is Egyptian cuisine like?

Egyptian cuisine is diverse and influenced by various cultures including Arabic, Mediterranean, and African. Common ingredients include beans, lentils, vegetables, and bread. Popular dishes include koshari (a mix of rice, lentils, and pasta topped with tomato sauce and fried onions), ful medames (cooked fava beans), and ta’meya (Egyptian falafel).

What are the major industries in Egypt?

Egypt’s economy is diversified, with key industries including agriculture (especially cotton, sugarcane, and wheat), tourism, petroleum and natural gas production, textiles, manufacturing, and construction.

What are some important historical events in Egypt's history?

Some significant historical events in Egypt’s history include the construction of the Pyramids, the reign of the pharaohs, the conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great, the Arab-Muslim conquest in the 7th century, and the modern revolutions and political changes, including the Arab Spring uprising in 2011.

What is the population of Egypt?

As of my last update in January 2022, Egypt’s population is estimated to be over 100 million people, making it one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Arab world.

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