Marsa Alam Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4649

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt's capital and Africa's largest city: Cairo. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred directly to your hotel. Upon reaching the hotel we will assist with your check-in and then the evening is yours to relax and freshen up.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo - Aswan

Visit to the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. 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. We continue to Saqqara to explore the myriad tombs and temples.

Abu Simbel, Aswan

Day 3: Aswan - Felucca Cruise

We take an early morning flight to famous Abu Simbel, the rock-cut temple of King Ramses II, the Great Builder. This afternoon, we board our Nile felucca for a 2 night voyage downstream on the River Nile.

Day 4: Felucca Cruise

Relax, go for a swim or just chill out in the sun on deck. Let your troubles melt away, as the felucca plies its route. A stop will be made at the Temple of Kom Ombo - dedicated to the crocodile headed god - Sobek.

Day 5: Felucca Cruise - Luxor

Disembarking in Kom Ombo, we enjoy a guided tour of the Temple of Horus at Edfu, before driving north to Luxor. Home of the legendary Valley of the Kings, 4000 year-old Luxor is ancient Egypt at its best. Tonight, an optional visit is available to the Temple of Luxor, spectacularly illuminated at night.

Valley of the Kings

Day 6: Luxor

An early start allows us to avoid some of the fierce midday heat as we venture to the tomb strewn Valley of the Kings. Opt to join our hot air balloon excursion - fabulous at sunrise! Highlights today include the Colossi of Memnon, the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

Windsurfing in Dahab

Day 7: Luxor - Marsa Alam

We drive to Marsa Alam arrival and check into your hotel.

Dahab diving

Day 8: Marsa Alam

Includes: • 2 dives per day with guide, tanks, weight belt , weights and equipment. Excludes: • Lunch with 8.00 USD per person per day & drinks as per consumption

Dahab camels and jeeps

Day 9: Marsa Alam

Includes: • 2 dives per day with guide, tanks, weight belt , weights and equipment. Excludes: • Lunch with 8.00 USD per person per day & drinks as per consumption

Diving in Dahab

Day 10: Marsa Alam

Includes: • 2 dives per day with guide, tanks, weight belt , weights and equipment. Excludes: • Lunch with 8.00 USD per person per day & drinks as per consumption

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 11: Marsa Alam

Today we will transfer you Hurghada and to the airport for the flight to Cairo. Your departure flight should be after 9pm.

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
Sunny, 15°C
Local Time: 9:08 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.31 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.36 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.65 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.10 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.94 EGP
  1 USD = 7.17 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.62 EGP
last updated - 27 Nov 2014 4:40 AM