The Nile Shakti Tour Feb 2019

Specially curated tour that includes visits and ceremonies to powerful places in the mystic land of Egypt.

20-27 Feb 2019

PROGRAM SPECIALLY PREPARED FOR NILIMA BHAT & RAJ SISODIA’s GROUP Feb 2019.

Day 1 – Wednesday 20 Feb 2019

Arrival at Cairo International Airport. Meet, assist and transfer to the Hotel for check-in and overnight. Possibility of a tour in Cairo to visit the Museum, Citadel, etc. for those who arrive early morning

Day 2 – Thursday 21 Feb 2019

After breakfast, full day tour in Cairo and visit the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Enter inside the Cheops Pyramid. Proceed to visit the Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara and the Serapium. Return to the Hotel. Overnight.

Day 3 – Friday 22 Feb 2019

Check-out and transfer to Luxor Airport for flight to Luxor. Arrive in Luxor and depart by bus to visit the West bank of Luxor: Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and the Hatshepsut temple. Visit the Luxor and Karnak temples on the East bank. Check-in at the Hotel and overnight.

Day 4 –  Saturday 23 Feb 2019

Check-out and transfer and drive by car to visit the temples of Dendara and Abydos. Return to Esna and embark the Dahabeyah for 4-nights cruise to Aswan

Day 5 – Sunday 24 Feb 2019

After breakfast, cruise to El-Kab to visit the tombs of the governors of the ancient city, the ruins of the temple where Hathor and Horusused to meet. Lunch on board during the cruise to Edfu. Visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to the falcon god Horus. The temple of Horus at Edfu’s the most completely preserved Egyptian temple. One of the last great Egyptian attempts at monument building on a grand scale, the temple dominates the west-bank town, although Edfu’s more modest structures crowd in on its enclosure wall. Modern Edfu, a centre for sugar and pottery is a very friendly place. Barbecue on the beach of Fawaza Island; overnight on board.

Day 6 – Monday 25 Feb 2019

Breakfast while sailing to El Ramadi, the old fishing village on the Nile. Stop in the small village of Ramadi, deserted by tourism. These places allow a direct contact devoid of all mercantile considerations. Ramadi is discovered in the middle of plantations of banana, sugar cane and Carcadeh. Lunch while cruising to Djebel Silsila on the West bank of the river is the Speos of Horemheb, a rock-hen chapel dedicated to pharaoh Horemheb (1323-1295BC) and seven deities, including the local god Sobek. Visit the temple of the Horemheb era and the ancient quarry where the temple stones were extracted. After the visit, sailing to El Beshir Island. Dinner & overnight on board.

Day 7 –  Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

Breakfast on board while sailing to Kom Ombo; to visit the Temple dedicated to both Sobek the crocodile god and Haroeris the hawk. Kom Ombo temple, standing on a promontory at a bend in the Nile, where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the river bank, the temple of Kom Ombo is more precisely the dual temple of Sobek (local crocodile god) and Haroeris. The sandstone temple dates from Ptolemaic times. Return to Dahabeyah after the visit and lunch on board while sailing to Herdiab, a beautiful fine sand beach on the Nile. Swimming. Dinner on Herdiab Island and overnight on board.

Day 8 – Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

Disembarkation in Aswan and transfer to Aswan Airport for flight to Cairo and final departure from Cairo Airport.

Tour Price Per Person on twin sharing – USD  1975

  • The tour is ex-Cairo. International flights are to be arranged by you.
  • Should you wish to stay an additional day in Cairo to see the Museum and Markets or do a supplementary tour, our travel agent can assist you with this.
  • Email: Nahla Mofied NahlaMofied@escapadetravel.com.eg
  • The last date for registration and receiving the full payment is 24 November 2018.
  • Once the minimum group size is achieved, and you make the payment, it will be non-refundable. To register contact Nilima Bhat at nilima@shaktileadership.com

Group size will be minimum 10 and maximum 12 people. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Rates include:

  • Transfer from Cairo Airport to the Hotel.
  • 2 nights at Meridien Pyramids or Ramses Hilton or similar on half board basis.
  • 1 night at Luxor 5 star Hotel on half board.
  • Sightseeing tours in Cairo to visit the Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Great Pyramid, the Sakkara Pyramids, the Serapium within the official visiting times.
  • Transfer from the Hotel in Cairo to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor.
  • Visit the West bank of Luxor: Valley of the Kings and Queens, the Hatshepsut temple, the Colossi of Memnon, Dendara and Abydos temples.
  • Transfer from Luxor Airport to the Dahabeyah in Esna.
  • Transfer from the Dahabeyah in Aswan to Aswan Airport.

Nile Cruise includes:

  • 4 nights accommodation on Dahabeyah (or a Nile Cruise Boat) on full board basis including all sightseeing as per attached program.
  • Drinks on board like water, tea, mint tea, Turkish coffee and soft drinks.
  • Internet connection and Video projector on board.

Rates do not include:

  • Egypt entry Visa USD 30.00 per person. It is advisable that passengers with Indian passport arrange for a Visa prior to arrival in Cairo.
  • Domestic flights Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo, around USD 225.00 per person. (Connect with us before flight bookings.)
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