El Quseir Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4609

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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 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. Next we travel over to the necropolis of Saqqara, Egypt's most enduring architectural legacy. Our day ends with a visit until 5 pm closing at the Egypt Museum. Return to your hotel evening at leisure.

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor

Today you will enjoy a guided excursion to the citadel and old Cairo, before heading on to Khan el Khalili markets. This evening after a rest we will transfer you to the train station for an overnight train to Luxor.

Day 4: Luxor

After your arrival transfer and some free time to relax 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.

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 sightseeing. 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

Free day for you to explore on your own. At sunset we will take you on a felucca ride.

Day 7: Luxor - El Quseir

Today we will drive you to El Quseir and check you into the hotel.

Days 8-11: El Quseir

Relax on the beach for the next 4 days, soaking up the sun, snorkelling or diving, whatever takes your fancy!

Hieroglyphics and figures

Day 12: El Quseir - Cairo

Today we will transfer you to Hurghada for the flight to Cairo. On arrival in Cairo we will transfer you to the hotel.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 13: Cairo

Today we will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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
Partly Cloudy, 19°C
Local Time: 12:59 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.15 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.14 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.61 EGP
  1 AUD = 5.83 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.75 EGP
  1 USD = 7.12 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.54 EGP
last updated - 22 Dec 2014 5:27 AM