Sharm el Sheikh Holidays

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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 holding an on the go tours sign in the arrivals hall. Our rep will assist with your onward transfer to your hotel and check in.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

After breakfast today your guide will take you out to visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. After plenty of time to explore and perhaps enjoy a camel ride in the desert, we drive to Saqqara this highlight of which is Zhoser step Pyramid. Evening at your leisure.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor

After breakfast we head out to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, here you can enjoy a guided tour and free time to explore. We then enjoy an in-depth tour of Old Cairo, visit the old Coptic suspended Church and city of the dead, the oldest Synagogue of Ben Ezra, drive to the Citadel of Saladin, and visit the alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali and more. Tonight you travel by sleeper train to Luxor.

Valley of the Kings

Day 4: Luxor

After your arrival transfer and some free time to relax we visit the magnificent Temple of Karnak. More than a temple, it’s a gigantic and stunning complex of sanctuaries and pylons dedicated to the Theban gods. Midday some time to splash in the pool. This evening we visit the beautifully illuminated Luxor temple where you can enjoy a guided explanation of the site and some free time to explore.

Entrance to a tomb

Day 5: Luxor - Sharm el Sheikh

Today the massive pair of statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first monuments we will see as we drive toward the west bank of the Nile. We then proceed to visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Returning to your hotel to collect your bags then off to the airport for the flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Arrival assisted transfer to your hotel.

Spices in Sharm el Sheikh

Days 6-8: Sharm el Sheikh

Spend the next 3 days relaxing in beautiful Sharm El Sheikh. Soak up the sun on the beach and perhaps try a spot of diving or snorkeling to check out the amazing reefs - Sharm El Sheikh is one of the world’s premier diving destinations. There are plenty of pursuits on offer here, such as windsurfing, kayaking, golfing and a casino! A host of bars and restaurants aplenty, will keep you entertained in the evenings.

Divers in Sharm el Sheikh

Day 9: Sharm el Sheikh - Cairo

Enjoy your last morning at leisure in Sharm, before we catch the afternoon flight back to the bustling metropolis of Cairo. Spend the remains of the day shopping for last minute souvenirs or simply exploring the streets of Cairo.

Day 10: Cairo

Enjoy a free day to explore Cairo.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 11: Cairo

We say goodbye with a transfer to the airport in time 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 ...

Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Fair, 34°C
Local Time: 6:16 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.81 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.56 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.67 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.65 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.40 EGP
  1 USD = 7.12 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.96 EGP
last updated - 30 Aug 2014 1:46 PM