Alexandria Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4724

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday. We will be there to meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel right by the pyramids!

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo - Nile Cruising

Today partake in a half day sightseeing tour of the World Heritage Listed Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport for your flight down to Luxor. Upon arrival you will Check-in on board your nile cruiser. Later today enjoy a tour of Luxor and Karnak Temple. Overnight onboard the Nile Cruiser.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 3: Nile Cruising

This morning we explore the Graeco Roman Temple of Khnum at Esna, before sailing onto Edfu. Tonight we dock at Edfu over looking the temple of Horus. Overnight onboad Nile Cruiser.

Looking across the Nile

Day 4: Nile Cruising

This morning visit Edfu temple one of Egypt's best preserved then, we sail on and disembark for a visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo which is dedicated to the two gods Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God. We then after more cruising down the Nile arrive into Aswan later the evening.

Kom Ombo

Day 5: Nile Cruising

A morning excursion to visit the High Dam and temple of Philae. This afternoon we will experience a tradtional cruise on the nile on board a felucca. Overight onboard Nile Cruiser.

View from Nile cruise boat

Day 6: Nile Cruising - Alexandria

We say goodbye to our Nile Cruise boat today as you are tranferred to Aswan airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be transferred to the city of Alexandria. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Alexandria.

Alexander the Great

Day 7: Alexandria

Today you’ll enjoy an a day tour (with lunch) to amazing Alexandria on the Mediterranean Coast. Founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria boasts wonderful beaches and an impressive seafront corniche, along which are dotted cafes and restaurants, as well as catacombs, souks and relics from a bygone age. Our tour takes us to the Alexandria library which was the largest and most significant library of the ancient world. We will also visit Pompay’s Pillar and Montazah Gardens. Overnight Alexandria.

Fort Qaitbay, Alexandria

Day 8: Alexandria - Cairo

We transfer back to Cairo. Enroute to El Almein Battlefield and Military museum, afterwards we continue on to Cairo where we will spend our last night. Overnight Cairo

Alexandria Boats

Day 9: Cairo

Today we say our good byes as you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight to your next destination.

Egypt Spotlight


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

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last updated - 30 Jan 2015 5:14 AM