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Welcome to Egypt and the start of your journey exploring the Land of the Pharaohs! Arriving into Cairo airport, our local team await to drive you to your hotel, and assist with your check in.
Today we tour the Pyramids at Giza Plateau. Gaze in awe at Cheops (Khufu) - the largest of the three great pyramids. Constructed from over 2.5 million limestone blocks, it is thought to have taken more than 20 years to construct. The other two - Chephren and Mycerinus are equally impressive. After we venture to old Islamic Cairo and visit the Egyptian Museum, home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world. We then take you to the airport for your flight to Aswan, where our local team await to take you to the hotel.
This morning with your expert Nubian guide you will explore the Philae Temple and Aswan High Dam. After, you will be taken for check in aboard the Nile Cruiser in time for a delicious lunch on board. This afternoon enjoy sailing to nearby islands on the river on a traditional boat called a Felucca.
Relax and take in the riverside village views perched on the top deck! Two stops are made today for you to explore the waterside temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu. YOur cruise will be arriving into Luxor late in the evening today.
This morning a visit to Karnak, which is a spectacular myriad of sanctuaries, pylons, chapels, halls and obelisks, all dedicated to the Theban gods and to the greater glory of Egypt’s Middle and New Kingdom rulers. Enjoy an afternoon of free time to go shopping or explore at your leisure. This evening your guide will take you to see the mysteriously illuminated Luxor Temple.
Today we disembark at Luxor and explore the best of Ancient Thebes; including the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. Immediately after we will drive you to Hurghada.
Enjoy your time in the Hurghada soaking up the sun, dipping in the warm waters of the Red Sea you can opt to go snorkelling or diving or just lay back on your sun lounger on the hotels private beach sipping cocktails.
Today you will be taken to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. In Cairo a transfer will take you to the hotel, the afternoon is then at leisure to explore the city.
Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.
Hurghada was founded in the early 20th century and took on a growth explosion thanks to tourism in the 1980s. ...