Hurghada Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4585

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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.

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! Gaze in awe at Cheops (Khufu) - the largest of the three great pyramids. Constructed from over 2.5 million limestone blocks it is thought to have taken more than 20 years to construct. Continuing to the Egyptian Museum this afternoon.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 3: Cairo

This morning you will drive to Alexandria on the Mediterranean Coast you will enjoy a full days sightseeing. Founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria boasts wonderful beaches and an impressive seafront corniche, along which are dotted cafes and restaurants, as well as catacombs, souks and relics from a bygone age.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 4: Cairo - Nile Cruising

This morning you will fly to Abu simbel for a sightseeing trip to remember!! You will be guided and also enjoy some free time to explore. Afterward fly on to Aswan when you arrive into Aswan we will be there to meet you and transfer you to your Nile Cruise. Later visit the High Dam and Philae temple.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 5: 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.

Looking across the Nile

Day 6: Nile Cruising

Continuing on toward Luxor stopping at Edfu en route for sightseeing. Later this afternoon you will arrive in to Luxor.

Kom Ombo

Day 7: Nile Cruising - 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 half day sightseeing. These are all that remain of the temple of Amenophis III. We then proceed to visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Later we also visit Karnak and Luxor Temples on the East Bank.

Valley of the Kings

Day 8: Luxor - Hurghada

Today we transfer you by road to Hurghada, and to your hotel for check in.

Spices in Sharm el Sheikh

Day 9: Hurghada

Enjoy your time in Hurghada soaking up the sun and dipping in the warm waters of the Red Sea. Here you can opt to go snorkelling or diving or just lay back on a sunlounger.

Sunset at Sharm

Day 10: Hurghada

At leisure.

Sharm el Sheikh coral and fish

Day 11: Hurghada

Today you return to Cairo by flight. Here arrangements end and you connect with your international 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 ...

Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
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last updated - 27 Aug 2014 1:42 PM

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