Siwa Oasis Holidays

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt's capital and Africa's largest city: Cairo. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo - Aswan

Today enjoy a half day tour of pyramids and sphinx at Giza to see the Pyramids & the Sphinx. The remainder fo teh day is free. Tonight, we travel to Aswan by overnight sleeper train.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 3: Aswan

Arrival and check into our hotel. Today, we have a half day visit the Aswan High Dam and travel by boat to Agilika Island to visit the Temple of Philae. Later, free time to hit the bazaars or relax by the swimming pool.

Abu Simbel, Aswan

Day 4: Aswan - Felucca Cruise

This morning enjoy a flight excursion to Abu Simbel. This afternoon, we board our Nile felucca for a 2 night cruise upstream toward Kom Ombo. Relax, top up your tan and chat with new friends as the felucca gently plies its route.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 5: Felucca Cruise

Relax on the deck and enjoy the spectacular views and great facilities and service on board as the boat plies its course.

Luxor by night

Day 6: Felucca Cruise - Luxor

Today you will disembark for a visit to The Temple of Kom Ombo which is dedicated to two gods, Sobek the crocodile God and Harveris the Sun God. Later we visit Edfu one of Egypt's best preserved temples then after passing through the Esna Lock we will reach Luxor - Egypt's open air museum. When dusk draws near this evening enjoy an excursion of the Luxor Temple which is beautifully illuminated at night.

Entrance to a tomb

Day 7: Luxor

Today early morning visit the West Bank to the Valleys of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon.

Valley of the Kings

Day 8: Luxor - Cairo

Today you can enjoy a guided visit to Abydouse! This evening you board your overnight sleeper train to Cairo.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 9: Cairo - Dahab

Upon arrival into Cairo this morning enjoy a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum before we transfer you approx. 8 hours to Dahab arriving late this evening.

Diving in Dahab

Day 10: Dahab

Toda enjoy an excursion to Mt Sinai and St Katherine’s Monastery.

Day 11: Dahab

Today is a free day for you to relax or explore independantly.

Aqaba beachfront

Day 12: Dahab - Madaba

This morning, we transfer to Nuwiebaa port to independently take the ferry crossing to Aqaba in Jordan. (Please note the ferries are very basic and are sometimes can be delayed). Upon arrival we will transfer you to the Dead Sea for lunch and then have a visit to Mt Nebo before transferring you to Madaba for the evening.

Aqaba city view

Day 13: Madaba - Petra

This morning you can explore Madaba and also visit Shobak Castle before, we transfer to the ancient Nabateen city of Petra; The Rose City!

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 14: Petra

Today enjoy a full day sightseeing of Petra with entry by Siq and visits to the Treasury, Street of Facades, Theater, Museum and ad-Deir, Petra’s largest carved façade.

The size of a jeep compared to the size of Jebels in Wadi Rum

Day 15: Petra - Wadi Rum

This morning is free for you to explore before we transfer you to Wadi Rum this afternoon for your approx. 2 hour 4x4 safari.

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 16: Wadi Rum - Cairo

This morning, we drive to back to Aqaba to catch our ferry independatly to Egypt, we travel onward to Cairo, arriving late evening.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 17: Cairo - Siwa Oasis

Today you will transferred approx. 9 hours to Alexandra. Overnight Ghaliet eco lodge.

Old buildings in Siwa

Day 18: Siwa Oasis

Today enjoy a cycle ride to Temple of the Oracle and Cleopatra Springs. Overnight Ghaliet eco lodge.

Sunset at Siwa oasis

Day 19: Siwa Oasis

Today enjoy a tour of the Mountain of the Dead and 4x4 Dune Safari. Overnight Ghaliet eco lodge.

Old buildings in Siwa

Day 20: Siwa Oasis - Alexandria

Today we will transfer you approx. 9 hours to Alexandria for the evening.

Alexander the Great

Day 21: Alexandria

Today enjoy a full day tour Alexandria library, Catacomb, Pompay’s Pillar and Montazah Gardens.

Fort Qaitbay, Alexandria

Day 22: Alexandria - Cairo

Today we will transfer you approx. 3.5 hours back to Cairo and the remainder of the day is free.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 23: Cairo

Today is sadly your last day with us with your departure airport transfer

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 ...

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last updated - 13 Jul 2014 10:09 AM

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