El Gouna Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4935

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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. 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. Continuing to Saqqara for more sights.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

Today pay a visit to the Egyptian Museum and the Citadel which is the old islamic part of Cairo. Afterwards free time to enjoy Cairo at your own pace.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Luxor

Transfer from your hotel in Cairo to Cairo Airport to board your flight to Luxor. Transfer from Luxor airport to your hotel in Luxor. Later on we explore the fascinating Karnak temple: the largest temple in Egypt, by an avenue of sphinxes.

Valley of the Kings

Day 5: Luxor

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 half day sightseeing. These are all that remain of the temple of Amenophis III. We then proceed to visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Entrance to a tomb

Day 6: Luxor - El Gouna

Today we drive to friendly Red Sea resort El Gouna.

El Gouna golf course

Days 7-10: El Gouna

Open your eyes this morning and take a peek out the window to the magiacal blue of the Red Sea. For next 5 days 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 11: El Gouna

Transfer from your hotel in El Gouna to Hughada Airport for final departure

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
Fog, 12°C
Local Time: 5:12 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.09 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.16 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.61 EGP
  1 AUD = 5.80 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.73 EGP
  1 USD = 7.14 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.52 EGP
last updated - 25 Dec 2014 5:33 PM