Marsa Alam Holidays

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Day 1: Amman - Dead Sea

Welcome to Jordan. Upon arrival at Queen Alia airport, you will be met by our representative then we transfer down to the Dead Sea where you can simply sit back and relax.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 2: Dead Sea

Free day ay leisure.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 3: Dead Sea - Petra

The morning is at leisure. Departing at midday, we drive along the Dead Sea’s eastern shoreline on our way to Petra by scenic Wadi Araba/Ghor Fifa road.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 4: Petra

Welcome to the Rose City! Access to the city on our guided exploration is through the famous narrow, deep siq. The rocks then give way to the most amazing site – that of the fantastically impressive Treasury. Walking down the gravel tracks, we’ll explore the ancient Nabatean tombs and the Roman rock-carved streets lined with temples, royal tombs, staircases, arched gates, public buildings and more the intrepid can ascend to Ad Deir better known as the monestery. This evening return to Petra to experience it glowing in the light of 1000s of candles.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 5: Petra - Cairo

Today you will drive to Amman in time for your flight to Cairo where you will be met by our Egyptian representatives and transferred to your hotel.

Pyramid at Giza

Day 6: Cairo - Marsa Alam

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. The afternoon we transfer back to the airport for your flight to Marsa Alam.

Days 7-13: Marsa Alam

After breakfast and hotel check out, you will be on your own arrangements until the 03 November.

Day 14: Marsa Alam - Luxor

Today we will transfer you from Marsa Alam to Luxor.

Valley of the Kings

Day 15: 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. This afternoon we explore the fascinating Karnak and Luxor Temples. Luxor Temple was built in the heart of the ancient city of Thebes and is connected to Karnak, the largest temple in Egypt, by an avenue of sphinxes.

Entrance to a tomb

Day 16: Luxor - Aswan

Today we drive to Aswan, en route visiting The Temple of Kom Ombo which is dedicated to the two gods, Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God. Continue to visit Edfu Temple, the best-preserved and second largest temple in Egypt.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 17: Aswan - Cairo

This morning you will fly to Abu simbel for a sightseeing trip to remember!! You will be guided for around 2 hrs then free to explore what should have been one of the seven wonders of the world. Afterwards you will fly back to Cairo.

Sphinx at Giza

Day 18: Cairo

Today full of memories from the two great countries you have visited we will transfer you to the Airport for your flight home.

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 ...

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