Sharm el Sheikh Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5008

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo Airport and our friendly local team await to transfer you to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today we head out with expert guide to explore 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 - Sharm el Sheikh

After breakfast we head out to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, here you can enjoy a guided tour and free time to browse and explore the famed treasures of King Tutankhamen. 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 then to airport for your flight to Sharm El Sheikh, arriving here our local team will transfer you to your hotel.

Spices in Sharm el Sheikh

Days 4-8: Sharm el Sheikh

Enjoy your time in the Sharm El Sheikh soaking up the sun and dipping in the warm waters of the Red Sea. Here you can opt to go snorkelling or diving or just lay back on a sunlounger on the hotels private beach.

Dahab diving

Day 9: Sharm el Sheikh

Farewell to Egypt, we will be sure to transfer you to Sharm El Sheikh 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, 28°C
Local Time: 3:24 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.43 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.35 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.65 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.29 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.97 EGP
  1 USD = 7.16 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.59 EGP
last updated - 01 Nov 2014 4:09 AM