Egypt is one of the most interesting countries located in the northeastern corner of Africa. With a long rich history and a land of many mythological stories. This ancient space is a dream destination and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Experience Egypt’s soaring pyramids, dazzling temples, bustling bazaar, and explore the Egyptian Museum with a stunning collection of artifacts, mummies and royal treasures. Egypt has something for everyone. Enjoy a hub of culture in Cairo with amazing nightlife and various interesting cafes. Spend a relaxing day on a Nile cruise with sail from Aswan to Luxor. Take part in a desert adventure in Sharm El Sheikh. This makes Egypt a unique place to experience.
There are a plethora of places that one can visit on a trip to the land of the Pyramids, Egypt. Therefore, mentioned below are a list of places that one can plan on visiting for an astounding Egypt trip.
Elevation: 147 m
Famous For: Egyptian history
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Cairo Airport and Ramses Station
Best Time to Visit: November to April
Ideal Duration: 2-3 Hours
Travelers Reviews: 4.6/5 (based on 46 reviews )
The pyramids undisputedly remains the best place to visit in Egypt. Standing tall and strong, the pyramids are not only an important part of ancient history but also remains an intriguing part of today’s world.
Elevation: 12 m
Famous For: waterfront views, historical sites
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: El Nouzha Airport and Sidi Gaber Railway Station
Average price for hotel*: INR 2,703 for 3-star hotel, INR 5,315 for 4-star hotel, INR 10,913 for 5-star hotel
Best Time to Visit: March to June & September to November
Ideal Duration: 4 Days
Major Attractions: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria National Museum, Fort Qaitbey, Corniche, Kom el-Dikka
Travelers Reviews: 4.8/5 (based on 409 reviews)
If you are planning to visit Egypt, you can’t opt out of Alexandria. It was once a city where the world met for trade and commerce and is now an important port city nestled with awe-gasping historic monuments.
Elevation: 150 m
Famous For: Ancient ruins
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Tobruk Airport
Average price for hotel*: INR 8,221 for 3-star hotel
Best Time to Visit: February to December
Ideal Duration: 5 Days
Major Attractions: Fortress of Shali, Bir Wahed, Temple of the Oracle, Fantas Spring
Travelers Reviews: 4/5 (based on 23 reviews)
The beauty of this urban oasis is truly impeccable. It is situated at a distance of 560 km from Cairo and is an incredible place to visit.
Elevation: 76 m
Famous For: Historical sites, the world's greatest open-air museum
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Luxor International Airport and Luxor Railway Station
Average price for hotel*: INR 1,899 for 3-star hotel, INR 3,202 for 4-star hotel, INR 5,837 for 5-star hotel
Best Time to Visit: Marc, April, October, November
Ideal Duration: 4 Days
Packages Starting from*: INR 50,500
Major Attractions: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley Of The Kings, Deir al-Bahari Temple, Luxor Museum, Tombs Of The Nobles
Travelers Reviews: 4/5 (based on 409 reviews)
The beautiful expanse of sand paired with the alluring beauty of river Nile make Luxor a must-visit place. Moreover, it is home to some surreal temple sites such as Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple.
Elevation: 23 m
Famous For: Rich Egyptian history, mausoleums, museums, mosques
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Cairo International Airport and Ramses Railway Station
Average price for hotel*: INR 2,738 for 3-star hotel, INR 5,502 for 4-star hotel, INR 10,220 for 5-star hotel
Best Time to Visit: March to April and October to November
Ideal Duration: 5-6 Days
Packages Starting from*: INR 50,500
Major Attractions: The Egyptian Museum, Al-Azhar Mosque, Khan el-Khalili, The Citadel, Sultan Hassan Mosque
Travelers Reviews: 4.1/5 (based on 77 reviews)
Situated on the river Nile, Cairo is widely famous for its vivid history. For travelers who are historical enthusiasts, this destination will surely be a treat to them. Cairo is beautified with various museums, mosques, monuments, and other historical sites which offer one to peep into Egyptian history.
Egypt packages are easily available from various cities of India namely Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, and various others. Even though it is recommended to check for the best time to visit to optimize your traveling experience, one can also opt to visit anytime of the year. Hence, one can easily execute almost any Egypt tour plan from their respective cities in India without any hassle.
Egypt experiences a high temperature for most parts of the year, especially during the summer months from May to August. Temperature during these months can go as high as 30 degrees Celsius during these months. This is a good time for outdoor activities and sightseeing. If you are planning to stay most of the time outdoors, carry plenty of sunscreen and stay hydrated throughout the entire tour.
Winter season in Cairo and the Nile Delta Region is a pleasant time for an Egypt tour. The months from October to February enjoy a cooler climate and is ideal for all types of travelers. Since evenings and nights during this season are colder, do not forget to take a jacket along.
If you want to avoid the hot sun, experience sightseeing during this time in Egypt. You can also visit Egypt during the shoulder months of September, March and April. Temperature remains favorable even during the day time. It is a good time to visit the Red Sea for sunbathing, swimming and other water sports.
The pocket-friendly Egypt tour packages from India enable the tourists to enjoy a plethora of avocations like nightlife, food, festivals, adventure sports and several others. A well-planned and customizable Egypt itinerary is what makes all these experiences much hassle-free and easy-going.
Dotted with various tombs and temples, the country of pharaohs-Egypt- is an ideal destination for all wanting to explore the relics of ancient civilizations. Some of the famous historical places in Egypt include Pyramids of Giza, Karnak Temple, Abu Simbel, Siwa Oasis, St. Catherine’s Monastery, Abydos Temple,Tutankhamun Tomb and few others. While Egypt is famous for its rich historical edifices, one should always be ready for surprises as Egypt is just not limited to history and culture. A number of tourist places in Egypt, like the City of Alexandria, White Desert, Egyptian Museum, Aswan, and various others, add a little touch of contemporary to the very modern yet ancient ( in terms of preservation) Egypt.
Go through the complete listing of our itineraries of Egypt and book the one holiday package for Egypt out of any of these well-crafted tours.