Sharm el Sheikh Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4865

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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 and overnight.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today we tour the Pyramids 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. The other two - Chephren and Mycerinus are equally impressive. Afterward we tour the tomb-strewn necropolis of Saqqara, featuring King Zhoser’s step pyramid. Constructed by Imhotep, the pharaoh’s chief architect in 2700 BC, this was the template for all future pyramid construction.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

This morning we venture to old Islamic and Coptic Cairo and the Egyptian Museum, home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world. Arguably the most famous exhibit is the stunning solid gold funerary mask of the boy-King Tutankhamen. An entire gallery is devoted to the treasures unearthed by Howard Carter at Tutankhamen’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Sharm el Sheikh

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Sharm el Sheikh, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Spices in Sharm el Sheikh

Day 5: Sharm el Sheikh

Day at leisure in Sharm el Sheikh.

Sunset at Sharm

Day 6: Sharm el Sheikh

Morning at leisure before we transfer you to the port to board your Cruise for 13:00pm boarding. End of Services. Cruise booked independent to this trip.

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, 36°C
Local Time: 11:27 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.64 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.47 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.65 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.47 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.25 EGP
  1 USD = 7.17 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.85 EGP
last updated - 16 Sep 2014 2:56 AM