Sharm el Sheikh Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5217

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Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your adventure with On the Go Tours. Upon your arrival at Cairo's international airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. Remainder of the afternoon free. Later this evening enjoy a Nile dinner cruise, a 3hr sojourn on the river with a sensational feast provided on board. Transfer to and from your hotel included.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today we will take you to visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids are the planet’s oldest tourist attraction! 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. Enjoy a camel ride across the sand dunes besides the Pyramids. Later we continue back to Cairo to see the dazzling antiquities of ancient Egypt at the Egypt Museum.

Step pyramid

Day 3: Cairo

Setting out further afield today enjoy a full day tour to visit the pyramids of Saqqara, Dahshour and Maydoum. Innumerable sand strewn temples and tombs await discovery at the necropolis of Saqqara as well as Zhoser’s step pyramid which served as the prototype for ancient Egypt’s most enduring architectural legacy. Dahshour, a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile, is known chiefly for several pyramids, two of which are among the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt. The pyramid at Maydoum is thought to originally have been built for the last pharaoh of the Third Dynasty and the architect was a successor to the famous Imhotep, the inventor of the stone built pyramid.

Hurghada beach

Day 4: Cairo - Sharm el Sheikh

This morning we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Sharm el Sheikh, located on the Red Sea. Arriving into Sharm you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in. The remainder of the day offers free time for you to hit the beach or lounge by the hotel pool.

Dahab diving

Day 5: Sharm el Sheikh

Today enjoy a day of diving with 2 dives planned (equipment not included). Marvel at the colourful coral beds and fish population.

Hurghada spice shop

Days 6-7: Sharm el Sheikh

The next two days are completely at leisure for you to enjoy Sharm you own way. Lounge by the pool or head down to the beach for a spot of sun, sea and sand.

Hurghada at sunrise

Day 8: Sharm el Sheikh - Cairo

Departing Sharm this morning we transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Cairo where on arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the day free to perhaps visit the local markets for some last-minute souvenir shopping.

Day 9: Cairo

Today marks the end of your adventure with On the Go Tours. After breakfast and hotel check out we will transfer you to the airport in time for your onward departure flight.

Egypt Spotlight

Luxor

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Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Fair, 18°C
Local Time: 5:49 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.44 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.00 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.66 EGP
  1 AUD = 5.91 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.59 EGP
  1 USD = 7.60 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.52 EGP
last updated - 30 Jan 2015 5:14 PM