El Gouna Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4644

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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.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today we will take you to visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau which are the sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World. We then follow on with an in depth tour of Saqqara and the famous outdoor museum of Memphis.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor

After breakfast we head out to visit the famous Egyptian Museum. We then enjoy an in-depth tour of Old Cairo, visit the old Coptic suspended Church and city of the dead, the oldest Synagogue of Ben Ezra, drive to the Citadel of Saladin, and visit the alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali and Khan Markets then head to the station for the sleeper train to Luxor.

Luxor by night

Day 4: Luxor

Arriving at the station onward transfer to your hotel. We visit the magnificent Temple of Karnak. More than a temple, it’s a gigantic and stunning complex of sanctuaries and pylons dedicated to the Theban gods. This evening we visit the beautifully illuminated Luxor temple where you can enjoy a guided explanation of the site and some free time to explore.

Karnak Temple

Day 5: Luxor - El Gouna

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 for our day sightseeing. We then proceed to visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After our tour we transfer you to El Gouna on the Red Sea - Arrival check into your hotel.

El Gouna golf course

Days 6-9: El Gouna

Open your eyes this morning and take a peek out the window to the magiacal blue of the Red Sea. Sit back and relax by the pool sipping coctaiks and soaking up the sun. Here you opt to go snorkelling or diving to view the amazing array of aquatic life in the nearby reefs.

Day 10: El Gouna

Departure transfer to Hurghada airport in time for your flight home.

Egypt Spotlight

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
Haze, 15°C
Local Time: 12:34 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.14 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.14 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.61 EGP
  1 AUD = 5.82 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.74 EGP
  1 USD = 7.12 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.54 EGP
last updated - 20 Dec 2014 5:25 PM