Contrary to what some people might think, you can book and enjoy Egypt tour packages from Kolkata that are surprisingly affordable. And, providing you book through a reputable tour operator, your tour should include all accommodation in four or five star hotels and/or on board a five star cruise ship. Your tour package should also include professional tour guides for all tours during your stay.
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Top 6 Egypt Tours from Kolkata
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What to See In Egypt?
The best way for anyone to see and enjoy many of the top Egypt tourist attractions is by way of a Nile River cruise. Whether you take a cruise on one of the large 5-Star cruise ships or whether you opt for a Dahabiya cruise, you will enjoy plenty of sightseeing opportunities. We recommend booking a tour package that begins in Cairo, and one which includes transport and a professional tour guide during all tours and onshore excursion.
This will ensure that you get to see some of the top attractions in and around Cairo such as the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and etc. before you head off to Aswan or Luxor for your cruise. During a cruise, you can look forward to seeing several wonderful ancient sites, including Karnak Temple; Valley of the Kings; Hatshepsut Temple; Temple of Horus; Philae Temple and more.
Top 5 Attractions to See in Egypt
- The Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx in Cairo
- The rock-hewn Temples of Abu Simbel in Aswan
- Valley of the Kings in Luxor
- The Temple of Horus in Edfu
- The Karnak Temple in Luxor
What to Pack for Egypt?
Anyone booking Egypt tour packages from Kolkata might have questions about what to pack for Egypt. Some items which we feel are essential; include things like a comfortable pair of shoes; a wide-brimmed hat; sunglasses; sunscreen lotion, and a few lightweight cotton tops.
It is also advisable to pack in at least one pair of trousers and a warm top because certain parts of the country can get quite cool in the evenings. This is especially important if you book one of our Egypt and Jordan tours from India because Jordan can get particularly cold at night.
Distance and Flight Time from Kolkata to Egypt
The shortest flight distance from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata to Cairo International Airport in Egypt is approximately 5,700 kilometers, with an estimated flight time of approximately 7 hours and 15 minutes.
How to Obtain a Tourist Visa for Egypt?
While the citizens of many countries can obtain a Visa on Arrival at any international airport in Egypt, this is not an available option for people traveling on an Indian passport. Indian passport holders who want to book Egypt tour packages from Kolkata must apply for their visas in India, either at the embassy in Delhi or at the consulate in Mumbai. Visas can be applied for in person or via a visa agent.
Is It Safe To Visit Egypt?
Yes, Egypt is a very safe place to visit. Nonetheless, as with all holiday destinations, it is always wise to stay alert and aware of your surroundings, particularly in very busy touristy areas. Additionally, female travelers and those traveling alone should try to avoid being out on foot in very quiet and/or poorly lit areas at night.
If people have any concerns about the current situation in Egypt, they can check the latest Egypt Travel Advisory issued by the Indian government prior to booking any Egypt tour packages from Kolkata.
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