Sharm el Sheikh Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5181

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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 Egypt's most loved sight - The Great Pyramids of Giza. We explore the Giza plateau, pyramids and massive Sphinx. Later, we tour Saqqara - an ancient necropolis with many half-buried tombs and the famous Zhoser’s step pyramid.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

Today we will have a guided visit to the famous Egyptian Museum with free time to browse and explore - famed for the treasures of King Tutankhamen and his famous solid gold funerary mask.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Nile Cruising

Today we fly to Abu Simbel for a sightseeing trip to remember!! You will be guided for around 2 hours then free to take what should have been one of the seven wonders of the world. Afterward fly on to Aswan. When you arrive into Aswan you will be transferred to your Cruise boat.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 5: Nile Cruising

A relaxing day as we sail the Nile. Later today, we visit the waterside Temple of Kom Ombo and later on Edfu temple.

Looking across the Nile

Day 6: Nile Cruising

Breakfast on board, visit the West Bank (Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari and the colossi Memnon). The ship sails early morning to Esna after passengers disembark for the West Bank visit. Return back to ship in Esna after the tour. Lunch on board, afternoon tea.

Kom Ombo

Day 7: Nile Cruising - Luxor

Today you will finish your sailing and will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor. Later, 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. Enjoy a When dusk draws near this evening enjoy an excursion of the beautiful Luxor Temple illuminated at night time it's ripe with photo opportunities.

Valley of the Kings

Day 8: Luxor - Sharm el Sheikh

Today we will transfer you to the airport for your short flight to Sharm el Sheikh. Arriving here, our team await to transfer you to your hotel.

Spices in Sharm el Sheikh

Days 9-13: Sharm el Sheikh

Enjoy your time in the Sharm El Sheikh soaking up the sun, dipping in the warm waters of the Red Sea. You can opt to go snorkelling or diving or just lay back on your sunlounger on the beach.

Windsurfing in Dahab

Day 14: Sharm el Sheikh

Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you 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
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Egypt Currency Rates
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  1 EUR = 9.18 EGP
  1 USD = 7.14 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.82 EGP
last updated - 20 Sep 2014 3:02 AM