Dahab Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4662

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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

Today we will take you to visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids are the planet’s oldest tourist attraction! 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. Afternoon is free to relax.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Aswan

Today you will enjoy a guided excursion to the citadel, Khan el Khalili markets and then on to see the dazzling antiquities of ancient Egypt at the Egyptian Museum. This evening after a rest we will transfer you to the train station for an overnight train to Aswan.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 4: Aswan - Nile Cruising

Welcome to Aswan! When you arrive at the station we will be there to meet you and transfer you to the Nile Cruiser. After lunch on board, we will take you sightseeing to the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 5: Nile Cruising

Relax on the sun deck and enjoy the spectacular views and great facilities and service on board as the cruiser plies its course. Today you will disembark for a visit to The Temple of Kom Ombo which is dedicated to two gods, Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God.

Looking across the Nile

Day 6: Nile Cruising

Continuing on toward Luxor, we stop at the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the most completely preserved Egyptian Temple which dominates this West Bank town. Later today we arrive in Luxor for your last night on the Nile.

Kom Ombo

Day 7: Nile Cruising - Dahab

Today the massive pair of statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first monuments we will see as we arrive on the West Bank. These are all that remain of the temple of Amenophis III. We then proceed to the Valleys of the Kings and Queens, and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Later we tour the East Bank, taking in the Temple of Luxor - built by Pharaoh Amenophis III and the magnificent Temple of Karnak. After a short rest, you will board your flights to Sharm el Sheikh and onward transfer to Dahab.

Windsurfing in Dahab

Days 8-14: Dahab

Enjoy your free time in the Dahab 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 ounger on the beach sipping cocktails.

Dahab beachfront

Day 15: Dahab

After breakfast and check out, you will be transferred back to Sharm airport for your flight home.

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
Fog, 20°C
Local Time: 9:49 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.69 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.36 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.67 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.56 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.65 EGP
  1 USD = 6.99 EGP
  1 NZD = 6.05 EGP
last updated - 16 Apr 2014 6:58 AM

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