Kharga Oasis Holidays

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Hieroglyphics at Abu Simbel

Day 1: Abu Simbel - Alexandria

Its an early start this morning and we set out to discover the legendary pyramids of Giza including the Sphinx. Later this afternoon we visit the pyramids of Saqqqara - the oldest pyramids in Egypt. This evening we board the overnight train for Aswan.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 2: Alexandria - Aswan

Its an early arrival into Aswan this morning. After checking into your hotel, we then tour the island of Philae and and the famous Aswan High Dam. Later we have experience a short felucca cruise on the Nile and then explore the distinctively Nubian flavoured Souks of Aswan.

Front view of Abu Simbel

Day 3: Aswan - Dahab

Not to be missed - is sunrise over the Temple of Abu Simbel - its an early flight! Abu Simbel is one of the greatest Egyptian monuments ever built. The entire tmeple was moved from the banks of Nile when Lake Nasser was formed. We return to Aswan this afternoon before boarding our luxury Nile Cruise tonight.

Valley of the Kings

Day 4: Dahab - Cairo

Classical Egypt at its very best - its time for the famed Valley of Kings! Be sure to see the tomb of King Tut. We also take in the temple of Hetshupsut, a highlight in the Valley of the Queens. The afternoon is free for you to relax poolside at your hotel right on the River Nile.

Alexandria Boats

Day 9: Lake Nasser - Kharga Oasis

End of tour arrangements. We transfer you to your hotel.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 10: Kharga Oasis - Hurghada

Petra, Petra and more petra!

Windsurfing in Dahab

Day 11: Hurghada - Dakhla Oasis

A drive to Hurghada followed by the fast ferry servie to Dahab. Choose to relax by the Red Sea, do some scuba diving or opt to visit St. Katherine's Monastry and climb Mt. Sinai. The choice is yours. This evening we have included dinner for you at one of the waterfront restaurants in Dahab.

Dahab diving

Day 12: Dakhla Oasis - Luxor

Its a free day to relax in Dahab. If you're keen on snorkelling or diving, we recommend the 'blue hole' not far from your hotel - it really is a top snorkelling and Diving spot in the Red Sea. Its worth paying a visit to the shops on the waterfront.

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
Fair, 27°C
Local Time: 11:03 AM

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last updated - 24 Oct 2014 3:55 AM