Hurghada Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5145

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Marhaba, welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo, included transfer to hotel and check in. We have booked an early arrival for your flight. Afternoon and evening at leisure. Overnight - Cairo

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Enjoy today at your leisure. Overnight Cairo.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

Cairo - Luxor. A big day out at the pyramids and sphinx at Giza. Perhaps opt to hire a camel! Later we travel to Saqqara, to explore the myriad of tombs and temples at the site and see Zhoser's step pyramid - constructed by Imhotep, the pharaoh's chief architect in 2700 BC. Overnight Cairo

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Luxor

Today you will be transferred to the airport in time for you flight to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your accommodation. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Luxor.

Valley of the Kings

Day 5: Luxor

Today visit Luxor’s famous West Bank. The twin seated statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first site we'll see before we visit the legendary Valleys of the Kings and the imposing limestone, colonnaded Temple of Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was one of only 3 Egyptian ruling queens. The most famous tomb in the Valley of the Kings is that of the boy-King Tutankhamen. Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered his intact and treasure -filled tomb in 1922. After exploring the West Bank we take a break before visiting the colossal Temple of Karnak. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight - Luxor

Entrance to a tomb

Day 6: Luxor - Hurghada

Luxor - Hurghada. Departing Luxor we head east to Hurghada part of the beautiful Red Sea Riviera for 4 days on the beach! Overnight - Hurghada

Hurghada at sunrise

Days 7-9: Hurghada

The next 3 days are free to explore Hurghada or simply relax. Hurghada is one of the most popular Red Sea resorts. Hotels and expanded infrastructure provide holidaymakers with excellent aquatic facilities for sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling and Hurghada’s central location provides a gateway to prime offshore reefs, which are some of the finest in the world. Hurghada also has plenty of restaurants and late night bars for evening entertainment. Just outside town is an ancient Roman quarry called Mons Porphyritis and Port Safarga – a famously windy place which is ideal for windsurfing. Overnight - Hurghada

Hurghada beach

Day 10: Hurghada - Cairo

Hurghada - Cairo. After a leisurely breakfast we depart Hurghada and head back to Cairo. The evening is spent at your leisure in the capital so consider visiting the Khan el-Khalili bazaar - a hive of activity at night. This is a great place to pick up a few bargains or just enjoy a drink and people watch. Overnight - Cairo

Ruins in Cairo

Day 11: Cairo

After breakfast we take a guided tour of the enlightening Egyptian Museum, where you can see the famed solid gold death mask of King Tutankhamen and opt to visit the Royal Mummy room. Spend the remaining hours of the afternoon and evening at leisure. Alternatively, there's an optional Cairo city tour available to book locally. Overnight - Cairo

Day 12: Cairo

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight. We have booked the day use at the hotel till 19H00 for your convenience.

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
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last updated - 31 Jul 2014 1:54 PM

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