Alexandria Holidays

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of a wonderful holiday! Arrive Cairo airport, meet and greet service and included transfer to 5 star hotel, located at the foot of the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Merry Christmas! Today we visit Egypt's most loved sight - The Great Pyramids of Giza. We explore the Giza plateau, pyramids and massive lion-headed Sphinx. Later, we tour Saqqara - an ancient necropolis with many half-buried tombs and the famous Zhoser’s step pyramid.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

Today visit the dazzling antiquities at the Egyptian Museum. Amongst the many exhibits are the treasures of King Tutankhamen. Later enjoy a tour of the Citadel and Coptic Cairo.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo

Today is a free day for you to relax or explore independanlty.

Kasr Ibrim, Lake Nasser

Day 5: Cairo - Lake Nasser

This morning we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Abu Simbel (via Aswan). Upon arrival you will be transferred to your Lake Nasser cruise boat (sightseeing is conducted by the cruise boat company and not private).

Banks of Lake Nasser

Days 6-7: Lake Nasser

Sightseeing over the next few days will include the mighty temples of Abu Simbel temple, Amada Derr, Tomb of Pennut, Wadi el Sebou temple and Kalabsha temples.

Lake Nasser sunrise

Day 8: Lake Nasser - Nile Cruising

Today you will be transferred from your Lake Nasser cruise to your Nile cruiser. Today visit the High Dam and Philae Temple.

View of the Nile through an arch

Days 9-10: Nile Cruising

En-route as we sail to Luxor we will visit the temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu.

Kom Ombo

Day 11: Nile Cruising - Cairo

Upon arrival into Luxor enjoy a tour of the west bank including Valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple and Colossi of Memnon. We will also visit the east bank including Karnak and Luxor temples. Then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Cairo.

Abou el Abbas mosque, Alexandria

Day 12: Cairo - Alexandria

Today we will drive to Alexandria and the remainder of the day is free.

Alexander the Great

Day 13: Alexandria

Today is a free day for you to relax or explore independanlty.

Fort Qaitbay, Alexandria

Day 14: Alexandria

Today you will be transferred to Cairo and enroute we will stop to visit the El Alamein battlefield and military museum.

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Mostly Cloudy, 28°C
Local Time: 2:30 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
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  1 CAD = 6.40 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.63 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.23 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.07 EGP
  1 USD = 7.14 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.55 EGP
last updated - 30 Sep 2014 3:10 AM