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Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 3712

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo, included transfer to hotel.

A camel at the pyramids

Day 2: Cairo

Day at leisure.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 3: Cairo

Starting early we drive to the World War II cemeteries of El Alamein. In 1942 the Allies under Britain’s field Marshal Montgomery halted the German- Italian advance towards the River Nile. Marked as a major victory for the Allies, though not without loss of life, with some 11,000 killed and 60,000 wounded. We visit the Commonwealth cemetery and recently erected memorials funded by the Australian and New Zealand governments. We also visit the German and Italian memorial. Later, today we drive back to Cairo.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 4: Cairo

Day at leisure.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 5: Cairo - Minya

Today, we drive south of Egypt to Minya (roughly 5 hrs) to enjoy a guided tour of Tel Amarna.

Day 6: Minya

Today, we enjoy a guided tour of Minya including the Pharaonic tombs and remains in Tuna El Gabal, Beni Hassan. This afternoon at leisure to enjoy Minya in you own way.

Day 7: Minya - Cairo

Today, we drive back to Cairo.

Hieroglyphics and figures

Day 8: Cairo

Departure transfer to the airport with guides assistance with flight check in.

Egypt Spotlight


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, 11°C
Local Time: 3:35 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.44 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.00 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.66 EGP
  1 AUD = 5.91 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.59 EGP
  1 USD = 7.60 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.52 EGP
last updated - 30 Jan 2015 5:14 PM