El Quseir Holidays

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Day 1: Hurghada - El Quseir

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday. We will be there to meet you at the airport and transfer you to El Quesir and your hotel. (International flights not included).

Paradise Island, Hurghada

Day 2: El Quseir

Free day.

Hurghada at sunrise

Day 3: El Quseir

Free day.

Hurghada spice shop

Day 4: El Quseir

Free day.

Valley of the Kings

Day 6: Luxor - Nile Cruising

We will transfer you to Luxor. Today the massive pair of statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first monuments we’ll see as we arrive on the West Bank for our day's sightseeing. We visit the valleys of the Kings & Queens, Temple of Hatshepsut & Karnak temple. We check onto the Nile cruise boat and then this evening, we will visit Luxor Temple for the illumination.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 7: Nile Cruising

As the sun rises it's anchor’s away! Our cruiser will depart Luxor in the early hours of the morning to wait in queue for the opening of the Esna lock. For us, we enjoy a well deserved day of complete R&R. Pull up a deck chair and relax as we sail upstream toward Temple of Horus at Edfu, which we may tour this afternoon or early tomorrow morning.

Looking across the Nile

Day 8: Nile Cruising

A relaxing day as we sail the Nile. Later today, we visit the waterside Temple of Kom Ombo. Arrive Aswan late evening.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 9: Nile Cruising

Today, we visit the Philae Temple. Later after lunch, a visit to the High Dam and take a felucca boat journey to Elephantine and Kitchener Island. As the sun sets, free time to shop in the colourful souqs and markets or simply relax and watch an amazing sunset in Egypt's southern most town straddling the River Nile.

Front view of Abu Simbel

Day 10: Nile Cruising - Lake Nasser

Not to be missed - is the excursion to the Temple of Abu Simbel - it is an early flight! Abu Simbel is one of the greatest Egyptian monuments ever built. The entire temple was moved from the banks of Nile when Lake Nasser was formed. We will then check you on your Lake Nasser cruise boat.

View across Lake Nasser of Abu Simbel

Day 11: Lake Nasser

This afternoon we set sail on Lake Nasser, to view Kasr Ibrim. This tour is conducted from the ship’s sundeck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Relax and enjoy the facilities onboard the cruiser.

View from Nile cruise boat

Day 12: Lake Nasser

Discover the Temple of Amada (Lake Nasser’s oldest monument) and Derr, dedicated by Ramses II. We’ll stop at the Tomb of Penout (Viceroy of Nubia), Wadi El Seboua, the Temple of Dakka and the Temple of Meharakka.

Banks of Lake Nasser

Day 13: Lake Nasser - Aswan

Sip cocktails as we cross the Tropic of Cancer, bound for the Nubian city of Aswan, visiting Kalabsha Temple, Beit El Wali and the Kiosk of Kertassi en-route. We will check out of the cruise boat today and transfer you to the hotel in Aswan.

Aswan Market

Day 14: Aswan

We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

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 ...

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