Sharm el Sheikh Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4914

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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 and transfer you to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today we visit the Pyramids of Giza. Gaze in awe at Cheops - 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. Afterwards we tour the tomb-strewn necropolis of Saqqara featuring King Zhoser’s step pyramid.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor

This morning we venture to old Islamic 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. This evening we board the overnight sleeper train to Luxor.

Luxor by night

Day 4: Luxor

Today the massive pair of statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first monuments we’ll see as we arrive on the West Bank for our day's sightseeing. We visit the valleys of the Kings & Queens and the Temple of Hatshepsut. This evening we will visit Luxor Temple, beautifully illuminated at night.

Karnak Temple

Day 5: Luxor - Sharm el Sheikh

This morning 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. We then catch a flight to Sharm el Sheikh.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 10: Sharm el Sheikh

Today we will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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, 21°C
Local Time: 5:53 AM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.60 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.39 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.64 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.23 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.03 EGP
  1 USD = 7.17 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.58 EGP
last updated - 02 Oct 2014 3:12 AM