El Quseir Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 3450

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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. (International flights not included).

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! Enjoy a camel ride at the Pyramids. We then continue to Saqqara for more sightseeing.

Day 3: Cairo - Aswan

Early this morning transfer to the Airport for your flight to Abu Simbel to visit the amazing rock-cut temple of King Ramses II, the Great Builder. We fly back to Aswan and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free and at your leisure.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 4: Aswan - Nile Cruising

This morning after breakfast we check into the 5 star Nile cruiser. After some free time we will take you to the mighty High Dam – a modern feat of engineering, the by–product for which is Lake Nasser, the world’s largest artificial lake! Continuing, we enjoy a short boat trip to Agilika Island for the Philae Temple.

Kom Ombo

Day 5: Nile Cruising

In the early morning, your ship will sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the unusual double temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and the god Haroeris. Lunch on board. Admire the beautiful scenery of the Nile while sailing to Edfu where you will discover the huge temple dedicated to the God Horus by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Visit the colorful local bazaars on your way where you can buy your souvenirs.

Luxor by night

Day 6: Nile Cruising

Today we visit the West Bank of Luxor: explore the great valleys of the Kings and Queens where generations of Pharaohs and Nobles were buried in crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the two huge Colossi of Memnon. You will then visit the temple of Queen Hatchepsut. Back to the ship for lunch. Enjoy a visit to the East Bank of Luxor: walk among the pillars of the temple dedicated to the god Amun Ra and along the avenue of the Sphinxes at Karnak and Luxor temples.

Day 7: Nile Cruising - El Quseir

Optional hot air balloon ride. Later this morning we check out of the Nile cruiser and transfer you to El Quseir. Arrive El Quseir and you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is free and at your leisure.

Windsurfing in Dahab

Day 8: El Quseir

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

Dahab diving

Day 9: El Quseir

Free day and at your leisure.

Day 10: El Quseir

Free day and at your leisure.

Day 11: El Quseir

Free day and at your leisure.

Sharm el Sheikh coral and fish

Day 12: El Quseir

Free day and at your leisure.

Diving in Dahab

Day 13: El Quseir

Free day and at your leisure.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 14: El Quseir - Cairo

Today we will transfer you to Hurghada airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel. Later today enjoy a guided visit to the famous Egyptian Museum to explore the treasures of King Tutankhamen. We then enjoy a visit to Cairo's famous Khan el khalili market.

Diving in Dahab

Day 15: Cairo

Today we will transfer you to the international Airport in Cairo in time to connect with your flight back 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
Sunny, 18°C
Local Time: 7:11 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
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last updated - 22 Oct 2014 3:51 AM