Sohag Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 4609

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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. (immediate check in at 05:15 am) we head out to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, here you can enjoy a guided tour and free time to browse. 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 more.

Alexander the Great

Day 2: Cairo

This morning we head out with your guide to explore the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx tour guide at your service for the day.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 3: Cairo

Today you visit Saqqara famous for the Step Pyramid after time for lunch we visit Red and Bent Pyramids and Dashur and then finally the ancient capital Memphis and it's famous outdoor museum.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 4: Cairo - Minya

Early morning drive to the city of Minya. Arrival and enjoy touring of Beni Hassan. Evening in Minya (best hotel available in Minya Akhnaton Minya Hotel 3 STARS)

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 5: Minya - Sohag

Today we visit both Tel-El Amarna and Tunal-gabal before driving onto Sohag. (best hotel available in Sohag Partner Hotp Hotel (3-Stars Hotel)

Day 6: Sohag - Luxor

Today we visit the amazing temples of Dendera and Abydos before driving onto Luxor. Arrive in the evening and check into your hotel.

Valley of the Kings

Day 7: Luxor

This morning enjoy a in depth touring of Karnak Temple complex - Some relaxing time for lunch - Early evening visit to the wonderful Luxor temple.

Entrance to a tomb

Day 8: Luxor - Nile Cruising

Today we embark the cruise for lunch on board. Afternoon enjoy an in depth tour of the Temple of Hatshepsut, Colossi of Memnon, Valley of Kings and Valley of queens.

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 9: Nile Cruising

Free morning to explore Luxor at leisure. Back to the ship for lunch. Enjoy your time free while sailing to Edfu via Esna. Overnight on board.

Looking across the Nile

Day 10: Nile Cruising

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nile while having breakfast on your way to Edfu. In Edfu you will discover the huge temple dedicated to the god Horus by horse carriage and tour it with your guide. Enjoy your lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo where you will visit the magnificent unusual double temple dedicated to the god Sobek and the god Haroeris. Dinner and overnight in Aswan.

Kom Ombo

Day 11: Nile Cruising

This morning flight to Abu Simbel for a guided tour and some free time to explore you then fly you back to Aswan. After lunch on board you will visit the high dam, the unfinished Obelisque and the beautiful Philae Temple and the beautiful Botanical Garden by Felucca, Overnight in Aswan.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 12: Nile Cruising

Today we transfer you to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo -- In Cairo connect with you onward flight home.

Egypt Spotlight


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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Local Time: 9:42 PM

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last updated - 27 Jan 2015 5:11 PM