With their comprehensive itineraries, the Egypt tour packages offered by Thrillophilia promise an exciting adventure in the Land of Pharaohs. From comprehensive sightseeing tours, accommodation arrangements and transportation formalities- every aspect of your trip will be carefully hand picked to cater to your taste and interest. All you must do now is sit back and enjoy the show!

The  Thrillophilia Egypt packages take you across the major tourist attractions of the country to offer an authentic taste of the history and culture of the place. From the magnificent pyramids of Giza to the ancient tombs and temples of Cairo- the fantastic sights in Egypt will leave you spellbound and asking for more.  Whether you're a history buff, or simply a tourist with an eye for the aesthetic, our stunning packages will offer you the most spectacular vacation.

Apart from sightseeing, the Egypt holiday packages let you cruise along the majestic Nile on a river cruise. The cruise takes place on a local felucca, and takes you to the major tourist hotspots at Elephantine Island and the Aswan Botanical Garden. From accommodation, to everyday meals and transfers, everything is covered in our tour packages to give you the most hassle free vacation.

The Egypt Sightseeing tour offered by Thrillophilia also lets you have a taste of the local culture here through interactive tours of the Nubian villages in Egypt.  Adventure enthusiasts too, will find their home in Egypt- from cable wakeboarding at Hurghada to enjoying a hot air balloon ride over the Nile, the adventure tours here make sure that your vacation in the country is a most happening one.

Whether you're on a family trip, or enjoying a holiday with your loved one, Thrillophilia seeks to make your trip an unforgettable one. Honeymooners will find a special interest in the Thrillophilia's Egypt Honeymoon Tour, designed to deliver the most romantic experience possible at extremely attractive rates.

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Cruise along the Nile in Egypt 5D/4N ₹ 26604 4.0 star View Details
Tour of Enchanting Egypt 7D/6N ₹ 35377 3.0 star View Details
7 Days Budget Trip to Egypt 2020 | Flat 25% off 7D/6N ₹ 49000 5.0 star View Details
6 Days Luxurious Package of Egypt 2020 | Flat 25% off 6D/5N ₹ 63000 5.0 star View Details
Best of Egypt Greece and Turkey 2020 | Flat 20% off 15D/14N ₹ 149000 5.0 star View Details
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Cruise along the Nile in Egypt
Cruise along the Nile in Egypt

5D/4N

About the Activity:Fixed departure: EverydayCruise along the Nile river in Egypt for a remarkable experience on water and the package is for 5 days which includes sightseeing.Enjoy the majestic voyage on Felucca, starting from Aswan and moving northward to reach Esna.Simultaneously, you will be getting ample time to visit the Komombo, Edfu and Esna temples.Admire the beauty of the Nile that is spread in front of your eyes and wind up the tour at Esna.The package is inclusive of food, accommodation and sightseeing experiences.
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INR 26,604

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Tour of Enchanting Egypt
Tour of Enchanting Egypt

7D/6N

Cairo

About the ActivityEmbark on a tour of the beautiful country of Egypt on a 7 day 6 night trip.The tour starts on arrival at Cairo airport where a tour representative will guide you to your hotel.The trip will cover the best of Cairo like the Pyramids of Gaza, Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt Papyrus Institute and Egyptian Museum. You could also take a tour of Alexandria if you wish to.You will be spending 3 days aboard a cruise as you sail on the Nile from Aswan to Luxor.The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of sightseeing and activities.
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41 Ratings

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41 Ratings

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INR 35,377

7 Days Budget Trip to Egypt 2020 | Flat 25% off Featured
7 Days Budget Trip to Egypt 2020 | Flat 25% off

7D/6N

- Offering the perfect amalgamation of mystery and history, Egypt is known popularly for its majestic pyramids, bountiful gold, and mysterious mummies. With this Egypt tour package from Thrillophilia, you can explore some of the hidden gems of this exotic city, including Cairo, Luxor, and Alexandria.- Once you reach Cairo - the capital city of Egypt known for its striking architecture, rich history, and surreal landmarks - on the first day, you will be transferred to your hotel, where you will spend the rest of your day at leisure.- The second day of your Egypt holiday is reserved for a Pyramid tour that will let you explore the Pyramids of Giza. Later you will head to Sakkara, where you will board a Dinner cruise and enjoy floating on the serene waters of the Nile river. - The third day of your Egypt trip is reserved for a full-day local sightseeing tour of Cairo. On this day, you will visit the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque, the Citadel of Saladin, the fortress of Babylon, Coptic area of Cairo, Hanging Church - one of the world’s oldest churches, and St. Sergius.- On the fourth day, you will head to Luxor - the religious hub of Egypt known for its beautiful temples and shimmering rivers. Once you reach here, you will set out for an enjoyable local sightseeing tour and visit Karnak Temple - an age-old temple dedicated to the local deity, Amun and Abu Haggag Mosque.- The fifth day will take you on an exploration tour of Luxor west bank. Here, you will enjoy visiting Mortuary Temple and Colossi of Memnon.- The sixth day is reserved for a joyous tour to Alexandria - Egypt’s second-largest city that was established by Alexander the Great. Here, you will explore Pompeii’s Pillar and Kom El Shokafa.- On the seventh day, you will kiss Egypt a goodbye and fly back home with lovely memories of this exuberant land.
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99 Ratings

5.0

99 Ratings

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INR 49,000

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6 Days Luxurious Package of Egypt 2020 | Flat 25% off Featured
6 Days Luxurious Package of Egypt 2020 | Flat 25% off

6D/5N

- Egypt is a beautiful place that is widely known for its ancient civilization, kings, pyramids, and pharaohs. This country is rich in culture as well as welcoming people who make your touring experience wonderful. - This trip starts with your arrival at the Cairo Airport and then you will be picked up by our agents for the drop at the hotel that has been booked for the stay. Once you are done with all this stuff, you can head out for a sightseeing tour to visit the Pyramid of Giza, Great Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafre, Pyramid of Menkaure etc. - On the next day of the trip, you will be heading out for an adventure journey. You will be taking a cruise ride to Aswan, which is considered to be one of the pleasant cities of Egypt. You will visit the high dam and the Philae Temple.  - On the next day of the trip, you will visit Kom Ombo, which is a magnificent sight in itself. This is basically an agricultural place that is surrounded by acres and acres of sugarcane fields. - On the next day of the trip, you will be arriving in Edfu and heading out to visit teh temple of Horus, which was constructed around 237 BC to 57 BC. - On the fifth day of the trip, you will be visiting the west bank in Luxor city. You will spend time at the Valley of the gates of the Kings, the Mortuary temple, Djoser-Djeseru and the Colossi of Memnon. - Day 6 is the last day of the tour, and you will be packing your bags to return to your hometown. You can wake up to a hearty breakfast and then complete all the check out formalities to head out in the direction of the international airport. You will be assisted by our agents at the time of the transfer. 
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116 Ratings

5.0

116 Ratings

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INR 63,000

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Best of Egypt Greece and Turkey 2020 | Flat 20% off Featured
Best of Egypt Greece and Turkey 2020 | Flat 20% off

15D/14N

Cairo

- Famous for its rich history and those spectacular pyramids of Giza, Egypt has been known to be the most tourist-friendly location in the middle east. This exotic location offers you a plethora of entertainment options, thus making your trip here a magical experience. - The first day of the journey will start with landing in Cairo and getting driven towards your comfy stay. Today, you will be provided with a chance to marvel at the ancient sculptures preserved in the world-famous Egyptian Museum. The next stop of the day will be the Cairo Tower Observatory deck and the Mohammed Ali Mosque. The day will end with dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.- Day two will be dedicated to the sightseeing tour of Alexandria city and all major tourist attractions including the Roman Amphitheatre, and the Pompeii's Pillar will be covered today. During the visit, you will be served a soft drink to beat the heat, and the tour will end with a tasty dinner, followed by reaching back the stay.- The third day of this tour will take you to the most awaited location, the UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Pyramids of Giza. In the night, you will also get a chance to enjoy local delicacies while cruising the Nile River. The day will end by reaching back to the hotel and resting overnight.- Day four will be spent travelling from Cairo to Athens - the capital city of Greece, and once you arrive here, the remaining part of the day will be given for leisure. The day will end with having some hot dinner, followed by an overnight stay in the hotel.- Day five will be dedicated to Athens, and today all major attractions will be covered here. The whole day will be spent cruising and island-hopping, and the three most beautiful islands will be visited - Poros Island, Hydra Island and Aegina Island.- On the sixth day, you will be enjoying a walking tour of Fira and will get a chance to explore the black sand beach. By boarding a flight from Athens to Santorini, you will get an opportunity to visit the island of Santorini - a place famous for the black volcanic sand lying along the coasts. Once the sightseeing here is over, you will check into the hotel and rest overnight.- Day seven of the tour will be taking you to the beautiful monasteries and villages of Santorini. Places like the Blue dome and Prophet Ilias Monastery will be covered on this day.- The eighth day will be taking you back to Athens, where you will be covering some prominent tourist attractions. The temple of Olympia Zeus, Acropolis Museum and Parthenon will be marked as visited today.- The ninth day will be spent travelling as you board a flight from Athens to Cappadocia. Once you reach here and check into the hotel, you will be transferred to Dirvish Show - a place showcasing the history, traditions and Turkish customs.- Day ten will be dedicated to a sightseeing tour of Cappadocia, and all significant tourist destinations will be covered today, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Goreme open-air museum. The mysterious underground city will also be included on the same day, followed by reaching back to the hotel for an overnight stay.- On the eleventh day, you will be leaving towards Pamukkale - a place famous for its gushing and beautiful waterfalls. On the way, you will also stop for a while in Konya - home to the shrine of Mevlana. Once the sightseeing is over, you will be transferred to the hotel in Pamukkale for an overnight stay.- Day twelve will be spent in Pamukkale, and all famous locations will be covered today, including the Cotton castle. In the evening you will be travelling towards Izmir and once you reach here and check into your hotel, the remaining part of the day will be for local sightseeing.- Day thirteen will be spent travelling from Izmir to Istanbul, and once you reach here, a hot Turkish dinner will be waiting for you. Once the dinner is completed, you will be resting in your stay overnight.- The fourteenth day of the tour will be spent enjoying a sightseeing tour of Istanbul, and all the famous tourist destinations will be covered today. Places like the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace will also be visited today. - Day fifteen will be the last one, and today you will be attending the Bosphorus Strait while cruising along the bay. After this, you will be transferred to the airport from where you will be boarding a flight back home.
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86 Ratings

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Egypt Sightseeing Tour
Egypt Sightseeing Tour

8D/7N

About the Activity:Explore the maximum of Egypt at minimum cost. This budgeted tour of Egypt will give you an intensive trip including a cruise along the Nile River on a felucca.Get ready to embrace the stunning beauty of Pyramids which is the most celebrated attraction of Egypt, visit other temples in the country which were the part of age-old history.This is the time when you can meet more local people and embrace the culture while you dine with a local family in a Nubian Village.The package includes basic accommodation in hotels and felucca, food and transportation during the whole trip.
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35 Ratings

3.0

35 Ratings

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INR 47,561

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Egypt Honeymoon Tour: Romance in the Land of Pharaohs
Egypt Honeymoon Tour: Romance in the Land of Pharaohs
About the Activity:If you are ready to weave beautiful honeymoon stories in the background of history of centuries, fly to Egypt to live this package out that is for 9 days and 8 nights dedicated to honeymoon couples only.Everything is Egypt is a wonder and this is a chance for you both to encrypt your names on those undying structures.On this tour, you will be getting ample time to discover even the minutest piece of attraction of Egypt; a cruise on the pretty Nile assures both of you a moment of rediscovering love from the land of Cleopatra.Giza pyramids, Sphinx, landmarks of Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor etc are the major places you will cover and in these places wonders varying from small to mammoth are waiting for you.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation which is inclusive of airport transfer.
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37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

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INR 125,000

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7 Days and 6 Nights Tour in Egypt
7 Days and 6 Nights Tour in Egypt

7D/6N

Cairo

About the Activity:Fixed Departure: The departs on every Sunday from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai at 2:20 AMEgypt is in north-eastern Africa with its capital located in its largest city, Cairo. Egypt is perhaps best known as the home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with its temples, hieroglyphs mummies, and its pyramids. Lesser known is Egypt's medieval heritage, courtesy of Coptic Christianity and Islam - ancient churches, monasteries, and mosques punctuate the Egyptian landscape.This tour will take you to some of the most famous attractions and destinations in Egypt like Luxor & Karnak Temples, West Bank, Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples, Philae Temple & High Dam, Cairo Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum.This tour includes return air transfers, stay, all meals and transport during the tour.
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33 Ratings

3.0

33 Ratings

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INR 94,571

Egypt Tour Package from India 2020 | Flat 15% off Featured
Egypt Tour Package from India 2020 | Flat 15% off

7D/6N

- The land of the Pharaohs, Pyramids, ancient Kingdoms and rich heritage, this is Egypt where you and your loved ones can spend a beautiful 7-day vacation with Thrillophilia's Egypt tour package from India. Explore stunning architecture, shopping, sightseeing and so much more while making plenty of memories in the capital city of Cairo and Amman in Jordan. - Day 1, 2 and 3 - Cairo. The Egypt package from India will begin with your arrivals at the Cairo International Airport where you will meet with our representative and get transferred to the hotel. After completing the check-in procedure you will have the rest of the day at leisure. Choose to explore the markets and nearby areas in the evening.  Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay. - The next morning, you will have breakfast at the hotel and then set out to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley Temple facing the great statue. You can also add a visit to the Solar Boat Museum on this sightseeing tour. Post lunch at a local restaurant, you will proceed to the Saqqara area to visit the Saqqara Complex and the first Pyramid ever built - Djoser Pyramid. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.- On the third day in Cairo, you will have breakfast at the hotel and then pay a visit to the Egyptian Museum, Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Jewish Synagogue, travel to Islamic Cairo to explore Khan El Khalil and Cairo’s Old Bazaar. In the end, you will be transferred back to the hotel for an overnight stay.- Day 4, 5, 6 and 7 - Amman. On the fourth day of the Egypt tour package from India, you will complete the check-out formalities at the hotel after having breakfast and get transferred to the Cairo Airport to catch a flight for Amman. Upon arrival at Amman's Queen Alia Airport, you will meet with our representative and get transferred to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day would be for you to spend at your leisure. You can explore the local markets, restaurants, streets etc in the evening before returning to the hotel for an overnight stay. The next morning, you will have breakfast at the hotel and then proceed with a drive to Mount Nebo.- Along with that, you will also visit the old Monastery overlooking the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. From here you will travel to Madaba to see the 6th-century map of Palestine in St. George’s Church and further visit the Dead Sea to take a dive and relax. In the end, you will return to the hotel for an overnight stay.- The next day you will get breakfast at the hotel before going to the ancient rose-red city of Petra for a full-day tour of the beautiful facades carved into the walls of the mountainsides, impressive towers and many centuries-old structures here. You will also walk to the Siq entrance which is a magnificent 1200 meter long gorge of vibrancy.- At the end of a comprehensive excursion, you will travel back to the hotel for an overnight stay. On your last day in Amman, Jordan, you will complete the check-out formalities at the hotel after having breakfast and get transferred to the airport for your journey onwards. 
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33 Ratings

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33 Ratings

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INR 102,353

INR 87,000

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8 Day Egyptian Escape: Cairo & Nile River Cruise Special Featured
8 Day Egyptian Escape: Cairo & Nile River Cruise Special

8D/7N

Cairo

8-Day Egypt Round Trip Pyramids and Nile River Cruise Tour from CairoHighlights: Visit Cairo (Great Sphinx of Giza, Mosque of Muhammad Ali, The Egyptian Museum, The Hanging Church), Luxor (Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings), Aswan (Temple of Isis on Philae)
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24 Ratings

4.0

24 Ratings

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INR 130,000

INR 115,000

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It was a great experience with Thrillophilia, we found the company very sincere, responsive, committed, and helpful right from the start till the end of the trip, the arrangement was truly great from accommodations, pick up and drop, 24/7 service... The experience we had on this trip was indescribable... We are really thankful for everything to make our trip memorable... The trip couldn't have been possible and successful without your team effort and hard work... We had no worries at all instead we enjoyed the trip thoroughly without the hassle...This is a great international trip we had so far...
We were glad that this time we approached Thrillophilia for our family trip, they offered us various packages with different prices and itinerary and we found our perfect trip. The trip to Egypt, Greece, and Turkey the package seems interesting the trip duration, the way they planned and the price matched and affordable, The package came along with airport picked-up and dropped, plus meals and accommodations as our personal experienced we loved it what they provided to us, The places and the sightseeing options were truly amazing with good selections... The itinerary was well-planned and well-executed... Each country we visited was amazed by its people, culture, and history...We enjoyed everything that came with the package... The team is always available over call/ WhatsApp anytime and every time and the way they handled the customer was very professional... My family and I truly satisfied with the whole trip... Lots of Thanks...
We visited Egypt through Thrillophilia, and the experience was amazing , we covered ancient places and visit to the dead sea turned out to be our favorite of all. With all of that we had the best of staff and the a friendly driver who also had knowledge of many places! Totally recommendable.
It was true that this booking-platform ( Thrillophilia ) is a genuine one...We were sorry that we doubted you from the first place but we are thankful to the agents that make us believed in them that we took this first abroad trip and happier that the trip went so well as we expected from the package...excellent services provided....brilliant arrangement and managing the trip...We are impressed that it turns out to be our favorite to book more travels in the nearby future...
6-days Luxurious Package Of Egypt from Thrillophilia was one of the best trips we had so far. The trip was planned in such a way that the travelers won't face any kinds of troubles at all, the team also was there to support us whenever we had any questions or doubts and solved it real-quick, Amazing view we had from the cruise, and impressive sightseeing of the pyramids and temples of the place... The place is very rich with ancient history, culture, architecture and the people we met were very welcoming...Highly recommend, we can't wait to book our next trip!!!
It's not that easy to plan for an international trip on our own if you are not a traveler and have knowledge about the place. This is our first international trip and we had no tension at all as the company we booked suggested us with the amazing package of Egypt, The itinerary was strong and exciting which worked well without any fail, The hotel was well-maintained with proper services and the pickups were exactly on-time... Amazing visit to various pyramids and temples which gave us amazing expereince and knowledge about the interesting fact of the place...Such a Great Trip
The trip we had at Egypt was really the trip to be remembered forever, The place has much to see and experience with the richness of its amazing attractions, history, culture, and traditions. We thoroughly enjoyed this trip to the fullest without any hassle at all from the itinerary, Everything has been arranged for us, and all the day tours were well-arranged and well-managed, Thanks to the team for this awesome trip they planned for us and makes it memorable...

People Also Ask About Egypt Tours

  1. What are the famous places to see in Egypt?

    1. Pyramids of Giza: Undoubtedly the most popular inclusion in Egypt tour packages, the Pyramids of Giza stand as megalithic memorials to the ancient kings of Egypt.

    The last remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, these pyramids were initially built as tombs for the Egyptian Pharaohs, and were said to be guarded by the enigmatic Sphinx. The limestone statue of the reclining Sphinx stands just adjacent to the pyramids, making this an absolute must visit in Egypt packages.

    2. Karnak Temple: Sprawling along the left bank of the river, the ancient Karnak Temple Complex stands testament to the thriving past of Egypt.

    The construction of the temple dates back to around 2000 BCE, and the complex served as the main place of worship during the early years of the Egyptian kingdom. A popular inclusion in Egypt trip packages, the complex is now home to several ruined temples, pylons, chapels and other ancient buildings.

    3. Valley of the King: Located on the west bank of Nile, the Valley of Kings is the ancient burial ground for some of the most renowned Pharaohs of Egypt. Most of these historical tombs were constructed in the Before Christ Era, and house remains of Kings such as Tutankhamun, Ramses II, Seti I and others.

    4. Islamic Cairo: Also known as Medieval Cairo, Islamic Cairo refers to those areas of the city that remain untouched by the modern renovations of the early 19th century. Replete with ornate mosques, stunning hammaras and beautiful citadels this 1000 year old walled city exemplifies the former glory of the Golden Age of Islam, making it one of the best places to visit in Egypt tour packages.

    5. Colossi of Memnon: One of the most sought-after attractions in Egypt packages, the Colossi of Memnon are actually two massive stone statues depicting the Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Constructed around 1350 BCE, the structures once flanked the entrance of Amenhotep's mortuary, which stood behind them. However, following a period of severe floods and earthquakes, the mortuary complex was entirely destroyed, leaving only the Colossi in its wake.

    6. Temple of Edfu: Dedicated to the Egyptian God Horus, the Temple of Edfu is one of Egypt's best presented temples, dating back to the Hellenistic age. Constructed between 237 and 57BCE, the inscriptions on the walls of the temple have helped archaeologists gather information regarding the myths, language and religion prevalent during the early years of the Ptolemaic Kingdom.

    7. Abu Simbel: A popular attraction in most Egypt Tour Packages, the Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Aswan. Dedicated to the Queen Nefartari, this historical temple is one of the top attractions in Egypt.

    The exterior wall of the temple is flanked by three colossal statues of the emperor, with the fourth one having been reduced to complete ruins over the years. Reliefs on the temple walls depict the Pharaoh in action, slaughtering his enemies in the notorious Battle of Kadesh.

    8. Aswan Botanical Garden: Nestled in the middle of the River Nile, this islandic Garden is one of the top attractions in Egypt holiday packages. The island can be reached by a short boat ride from Aswan, and is home to a great variety of trees, both indigenous and foreign. Although quite small in size, the riverside garden serves as an ideal location for day picnics and romantic detours.

    9. The Hanging Church: Officially known as the Church of the Virgin Mary, the Hanging Church resides in the very heart of Old Cairo. The church is placed on top of the southern gatehouse of the ancient Babylon Fortress, casting an impression that the massive structure is suspended mid-air, making it one of the most prominent sights in Egypt packages. Apart from its marble work and ivory decorations, the Church is well known for its religious icons, about 110 of which still remain displayed on the wall.

    10. The Museum of Egyptian Antiques: An absolute must visit in Egypt packages for those looking for an authentic taste of the country's history, the bountiful Egyptian Museum is home to about 120,000 antique objects elaborating the erstwhile glory of the Empire.

    Objects of interest at the museum include an array of Mummies, sarcophagi and jewelry, although the biggest attraction here is the pure gold death-mask of Tutankhamun, which is said to be the most beautiful object ever made.
  2. What are the best things to do in Egypt?

    1. Cruise along the Nile on a felucca: Strictly speaking, a felucca is a traditional Egyptian wooden boat with canvas sails. One of the most popular things to do in Egypt tour packages, these felucca rides generally set sail from Aswan.

    Open airs and communal mattresses allow for a community feeling, as you make your way along the longest river in the world. The felucca cruise may also take you to some obscure tourist attractions near Aswan, such as the Elephantine island or the Aswan Botanical Garden.

    2. Watch the light and sound show at the Giza pyramids: A significant inclusion in romantic Egypt tour packages, the light and sound show at the Giza pyramids sheds light on the glory of the former Egyptian empire. LED lighting and voiceover narrations tell the story of the former Pharaohs of Egypt, revealing ancient secrets of a now dead dynasty. The show takes place on all days of the week, in ten different languages.

    3. Have a traditional Nubian Dinner: One of the best ways to explore the local culture of Egypt is to enjoy a traditional Nubian dinner at the Nubian villages in Aswan. The barbecue dinner takes place in an authentic Nubian house, followed by a serving of traditionally brewed coffee and tea. Visitors may also choose to interact with the villagers at the dinner to derive an authentic taste of the village life here.

    4. Go Scuba Diving in Hurghada: Located on the coast of the Red Sea, the Egyptian town of Hurghada, with its sandy shores and Crystal clear waters, offers an ideal destination for scuba diving. The waters or Hurghada is well suited to underwater photography as well, what with the seabed being full of Ancient wrecks.

    5. Hike to the top of Mount Sinai: Mount Sinai has assumed an irreplaceable part of religious history as the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God. Luckily for us, this historical mountain can be quite easily scaled in a 4-hour trek. While at Sinai, do make it a point to visit the historic St. Catherine's Monastery, where the Diving sighting was said to have taken place.

    6. Explore the Elphinstone Reef: The Elphinstone Reef is a standalone reef off the coast of the Egyptian Red Sea, and is one of the most famous reef-diving spots in the entire world.

    Apart from the mostly unspoilt coral life here, divers at the Reef have frequently spotted Hammerheads and Oceanic Whitetip sharks. The Reef generally remains teeming with a variety of colourful fishes as well, such as barracudas, tunas and even manta Rays.

    7. Ride on a Hot Air Balloon over Luxor: What better way to explore the stunning landscape of Egypt than to take a hot air balloon ride over it? Taking place during the early hours of the morning, this hot air balloon tour in Luxor offers the best seats to the sunset over Egypt. Watch the sun rays making their way through the Ancient tombs and temples from a bird's angle, with the Nile glittering at a distance.

    8. Shop at the Khan-el-Khalili in Islamic Cairo: Established in the Mamluk era, Khan-el-Khalli is the famous souq or bazaar at the heart of Cairo. Shops at the traditional bazaar can be found selling handcrafted souvenirs, jewelry and antiques, along with gold products. Several small coffee shops and food joints serving traditional Arabic food can also be found here, making it a popular destination in several Egypt holiday packages.
  3. How to reach Egypt?

    - By Air: Egypt features two major international airports at Cairo and Luxor, with other smaller terminals at Aswan, Alexandria and Sharm El Sheikh. Several direct airlines connect Egypt to most major countries across the world, including the US, UK, India, Australia, Japan, Germany, France and others.

    - By Bus: Direct buses ply between Egypt and Israel on a regular basis. Buses to Egypt can be availed from the cities of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. A direct bus route also connects Cairo to Amman.

    - By Water: Several ferries carry passengers from Nuweiba, Taba and Aqaba to Egypt. Additionally, a number of cruise ships travel to Egypt during tours, getting off at Alexandria or Port Said.
  4. How much would an Egypt trip cost from India?

    With their attractive discounts, the Egypt tour packages from India offered by Thrillophilia start at a price of RS. 87,000 per adult. The tour spans across 7 days and 6 nights, and takes you to the major cities of Cairo, Petra, Amman and Madaba.
  5. How do I get a visa for Egypt?

    An application for an Egyptian Visa can be placed either offline or online, depending on one's country of residence. Indian citizens must apply for the Visa in person, by furnishing all proper documents at either the Egyptian cotton embassy in Delhi, or the consulate in Mumbai.
  6. Can I get an Egypt visa on arrival?

    Although residents of certain  countries may opt for Visa on arrival, Indian passport holders are not eligible for this facility.
  7. What is the best time to visit Egypt?

    The best time to visit Egypt is during the cooler months between October and April, when the weather remains warm but pleasant. This makes exploring the pyramids at Giza, the warm tracts of desert, and the street markets in Cairo are enjoyable and hassle free.
  8. What is famous in Egypt for shopping?

    Some of the best things to shop for in the markets of Egypt are papyrus products, traditional Middle Eastern incense powder, ornate jewelry boxes, Egyptian tent textile craft items, and handcrafted metal items, among other things.
  9. Can you go inside the pyramids of Egypt?

    Yes, you can go inside all three of Egypt's pyramids against a nominal entry fee.
  10. How many pyramids are there in Giza?

    There are three pyramids in Giza, each hosting an elaborate burial complex for the Pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure.
  11. Which are the famous monuments to visit in Egypt?

    1. Pyramids of Giza: Now almost synonymous with the country itself, the Pyramids of Giza are Egypt's most popular monuments. The ancient pyramids were built sometime around 2000BCE to house the remains of three Pharaohs- Khufu, Khafrae and Menkaure.

    2. Temple of Hatshepsut: One of the most significant inclusions in Egypt holiday packages, this mortuary temple is dedicated to the Egyptian Sun God, Amon-Ra. As the name suggests, the temple was built by Queen Hatshepsut, one of Egypt's first female pharaohs. The classical architecture of the temple makes it one of the most magnificent monuments in Egypt.

    3. Luxor Temple: Found around the year 1400 BCE, this ancient temple in Thebes is dedicated to the Egyptian Triad Amu, Mut and Chons. The temple was at the heart of the Opet Festival held in Egypt, which celebrated fertility.

    4. The Great Sphinx of Giza: An unmissable attraction in Egypt tour packages, the Great Sphinx is said to be the guardian figure in charge of the three Great Pyramids. The massive limestone figure of the mythical Sphinx can be seen reclining along the Giza plateau.
  12. Which are the famous museums to visit in Egypt?

    1. The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities: Home to over 1 million artefacts on display, The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is the biggest Museum in the country. A significant inclusion in several Egypt tour packages, the Museum is best known to house the death mask of the child-emperor Tutankhamun, welded in pure gold.

    2. National Museum of Alexandria: This underwater museum is known best for its unique architecture and setting. The collection at the Museum seeks to detail the evolution of the Egyptian civilization, with exhibits showcasing artefacts from the ancient Egyptian eras to the present day.

    3. Memphis Museum: One of the most popular museums in Egypt, this open air museum displays ruins from the city of Memphis. Sphinxes, statues, and other Ancient artefacts can be found on display here.

    4. Luxor Museum: Although much smaller in size than the official Egyptian Museum, the Luxor Museum prides in its collection of royal mummies, tombs and statues, making it a must visit attraction in every Egypt travel package.

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