El Quseir Holidays

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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 in the arrivals hall and transfer you to your hotel.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 2: Cairo

After breakfast we head out to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, here you can enjoy a guided tour and free time to browse and explore. 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 more.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 3: 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. Next we transfer over to explore the necropolis of Saqqara, considered Egypt's most enduring architectural legacy. Evening at leisure.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 4: Cairo - Aswan

This morning we fly to Aswan, check in by 12 noon on board your Nile cruiser. After lunch on board enjoy sightseeing to the Aswan High Dam, Philae temple and Unfinished Obelisk. In the evening enjoy a walking tour of the Nubian souqs and markets Aswan is so famous for.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 5: Aswan - 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.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 6: Nile Cruising - Luxor

This morning a visit to Edfu one of Egypt's best preserved temples then after passing through the Esna Lock we will reach Luxor - Egypt's open air museum. When dusk draws near this evening enjoy an excursion of the beautiful Luxor Temple illuminated at night time it's ripe with photo opportunities.

Valley of the Kings

Day 7: Luxor - El Quseir

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. We then proceed to visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After some time lunch back in Luxor we visit the magnificent temple complex of Karnak. Then transfer to arrive late night in El Quseir.

Days 8-10: El Quseir

For today and Tommorow enjoy time at your leisure to enjoy the Red sea.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 11: El Quseir - Cairo

Today we transfer you to Hurghada airport in time for your flight to Cairo. Arrive Cairo and we transfer you to your hotel.

Ras Sudr sunset

Day 12: Cairo

We bid you farewell with a transfer to the airport in time 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

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last updated - 19 Apr 2014 7:09 PM

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