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13 Day Egypt Itinerary From India: Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada

Embark on an unforgettable 13 day Egypt itinerary from India, exploring Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Aswan, Hurghada, and a Nile cruise. This comprehensive journey covers iconic landmarks and offers a rich cultural experience for travelers from India.

Begin your adventure with a Cairo pyramids tour. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum. Experience the vibrant local culture and bustling markets. Travel to Alexandria, the historic coastal city. Discover the Alexandria catacombs and the impressive Library of Alexandria. Marvel at the stunning Qaitbay Citadel. 

Embark on a Nile cruise holiday from Aswan to Luxor. Tour the Philae Temple and the High Dam. Enjoy the scenic river views and visit Edfu and Kom Ombo temples. Visit the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Luxor. 

End your trip with a Red Sea holiday in Hurghada. Relax on the pristine beaches and enjoy water activities like snorkeling and diving. Explore the vibrant marine life and enjoy the warm hospitality of this coastal resort town.

This 13 day Egypt itinerary from India offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and relaxation. From the majestic Cairo pyramids tour to the serene Nile cruise holiday and the vibrant Red Sea holiday, this Egypt vacation package ensures a memorable experience. Explore the rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes with well-crafted Egypt tours from India.

Price from:

1630 USD per person in a twin room (Group tour)

2770 USD per single traveler (Traveling alone)

Price Includes

  • Meet & assist service upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Cairo on a Bed and Breakfast basis for 05 nights
  • 5-star standard hotel in Hurghada on an All-inclusive basis for 04 nights
  • 5-star standard Nile cruise ship on a full-board basis for 03 nights
  • 27 meals: 12 breakfasts, 08 lunches, and 07 dinners
  • Drinks at Hurghada hotel
  • Hotel picks up and drops off
  • Alexandria day trip from Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologists tour guides
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Arrival visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Highlights of this 13 Day Egypt Itinerary From India: Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada

This well-rounded 13-day Egypt itinerary from India ensures travelers from India experience the best of Egypt’s historical and natural wonders, making it a truly memorable journey.

  • Pyramids of Giza: Stand in awe of the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx.
  • Alexandria Catacombs: Explore the underground tombs of Kom El Shoqafa.
  • Valley of the Kings: Enter the tombs of the Pharaohs, including Tutankhamun’s.
  • Scenic River Views: Enjoy the serene landscapes along the Nile.
  • Philae Temple: Explore the island temple dedicated to Isis.
  • Red Sea Beaches: Relax on the pristine sandy shores.
  • Egyptian Museum: Discover pharaohs' treasures and ancient artifacts.
  • Karnak Temple: Walk through the grandest temple complex of ancient Egypt.
  • Edfu Temple: Marvel at the best-preserved temple in Egypt dedicated to Horus.
Itinerary
13 Day Egypt Itinerary From India: Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada

Day 1 Arrive in Cairo, Egypt

Arrival at Cairo International Airport will be greeted with a warm welcome from our representative at “Egypt Best Vacations.” They will provide assistance and guidance through the arrival procedures and visa regulations. Enjoy a transfer to your hotel, where you can relax during your free time, marking the start of your 13-day Egypt itinerary from India.

Day 2Giza Great Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara

Begin your 13-day exploration of Egypt with a captivating visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, enigmatic Sphinx, and unearthed necropolis of Saqqara.

Today, you will visit the Giza Plateau. Today’s tour includes the Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure with the great Sphinx. The only ancient wonder which still remains (Khufu’s pyramid) awaits you. Today you will learn about the history of the pyramids, how they were constructed, and why they were constructed.

Then on to the first pyramid in history of humanity, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara. Saqqara is one of the most important and richest necropolises in Egypt. It was the cemetery of Memphis, the 1st capital city of United Egypt in 3200 BCE.

Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3Alexandria wonders

Today, on your 13-day Egypt itinerary from India, you will explore the enchanting City of Alexandria, which served as the capital during the Greco-Roman era. Your tour includes the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa. The catacombs are huge Egyptian tombs and royal cemeteries with Ptolemaic and Roman influences. The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are one the largest Roman burial sites not just in Alexandria but in Egypt. These catacombs started as a private tomb for a wealthy family, then became a public cemetery. The catacombs house more than 300 tombs.

From the catacombs to the Pompey’s Pillar. Many of the ancient historians did not tell us more details about the “Pompey’s Pillar” but about the buildings that stood nearby and have disappeared now. The hill on which the pillar is erected was covered with temples and houses a long time before the Roman era. It was the place of the Citadel of Rhakotis. A temple was dedicated to Osiris-Serapis was built on the mountain.

Then proceed to the Citadel of Qaitbay. The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is one of the most important fortifications in Egypt. It was constructed by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to defend Egypt against the Ottomans/Turks.

End your tour in Alexandria with visiting the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then travel back to Cairo.

Day 4Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Khan El-Khalili

Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of Egypt’s past are displayed on the two floors of the museum.

From the museum to the Citadel of the Sunni Muslim leader Saladin, which was built in 1172 to defend Cairo against the Crusaders. The White Mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha is a prominent feature of the citadel. You will finish your tour today at the historical bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, the largest bazaar in the Middle East.

Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 5Fly to Aswan - Aswan Tour - Nile River cruise

Surrender to the rhythm of the Nile as your home for the next three nights becomes a comfort vessel gliding through ancient landscapes. ️So, you will take a transfer from your hotel to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night Nile River cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal at Aswan Airport to commence your tour.

Explore the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan. Your first stop will be at the High Dam, one of the great engineering feats of the 1960s. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Isis at Philae Island. The temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and, was dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. You will end your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.

Transfer to your Nile cruise ship. Overnight in Aswan.

Optional tour: Nubian Village Tour in Aswan

Day 6Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

Enjoy a free morning on board your cruise ship or join us on an optional tour to the phenomenal temples of Abu Simbel.

Your Nile cruise ship will set sail to Kom Ombo around the lunchtime. Disembark at Kom Ombo to visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek. It was built during the Greco-Roman period. It was built over the ruined temple of the New Kingdom. The temple began during the time of Ptolemy V and was completed by the time of Emperor Tiberius. The emperors Domitian, Caracalla, and others added to the temple. So it took about 400 years to finish.

Enjoy a short visit to the Crocodile Museum, before you go back to your river cruise to set sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu.

Day 7Edfu - Esna - Luxor

Before breakfast, you will take a horse and carriage to the temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the most intact temple in Egypt and it was built during the Greco-Roman period. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls.

Take your carriage back to your cruise ship to set sail to Luxor via the Lock of Esna. Upon arrival in Luxor, you will visit the impressive Temple of Karnak and the majestic Temple of Luxor. Both were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu. Overnight in Luxor.

Day 8

Disembarkation, followed by visiting the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom were buried. Then to the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who ruled for about 20 years as a sole pharaoh of Egypt. You will end your tour at the giant Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III.

Proceed to Hurghada for three days of relaxation during the upcoming segment of your 13-day Egypt itinerary from India. Enjoy some beach activities and explore the magnificent underwater world of the Red Sea. 

Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Balloon over Luxor

Day 9Hurghada

Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkeling, and submarine rides are available upon request. Explore the beautiful city of Hurghada with our exclusive Hurghada day tours and Hurghada transfers.

Day 10Hurghada

Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkeling, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 11Hurghada

Free day. Tours such as diving, glass boat, safari, snorkeling, and submarine rides are available upon request.

Day 12Fly back to Cairo

Transfer to Hurghada Airport to fly back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel in Cairo for the final night of your 13-day Egypt itinerary from India. Free time.

Day 13End of 13-day Egypt itinerary: Cairo, Hurghada & Nile cruise

Wrap your 13-day Egypt itinerary from India with a transfer to Cairo Airport for your final departure. It is really sad to leave so ask our guides about your next adventure in Egypt.

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