Taba Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA BOLT-NS 3

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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 Taba airport and transfer you for your flight to Cairo. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today you will visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World. Next we travel on to the necropolis of Saqqara & Pyramids of Dashur, one of Egypt's most enduring architectural legacy's.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor

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. We then enjoy an in-depth tour of Old Cairo. Highlights include a visit to the old Coptic suspended Church and city of the dead, the oldest Synagogue of Ben Ezra, the Citadel of Saladin, alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali. Tonight we will transfer you to the railway station for the overnight sleeper train to Luxor.

Luxor by night

Day 4: Luxor

After your arrival transfer and some free time to relax 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. Later today enjoy a felucca cruise down the River Nile. This evening we visit the beautifully illuminated Luxor temple.

Valley of the Kings

Day 5: Luxor - Petra

Today the massive pair of statues known as the Colossi of Memnon are the first monuments we will see as we arrive on the West Bank for our half day sightseeing. These are all that remain of the temple of Amenophis III. We then proceed to visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing colonnaded temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Later today we will transfer you to the Airport for your flight to Amman. Arrive Amman and you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Petra.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 6: Petra

Welcome to the Rose City! Access to the city on our guided exploration is through the famous narrow, deep siq. The rocks then give way to the most amazing site – that of the fantastically impressive Treasury. Walking down the gravel tracks, we will explore the ancient Nabatean tombs and the Roman rock-carved streets lined with temples, royal tombs, staircases, arched gates, public buildings and more the intrepid can ascend to Ad Deir better known as the monestery.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 7: Petra

This morning you have the option to revisit Petra entry will be through al Madras.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 8: Petra - Taba

Today we will transfer you to the ferry port for the ferry across to Taba. Arrive Taba and transfer to your hotel.

Windsurfing in Dahab

Day 9: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Dahab diving

Day 10: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Sharm resort pool view

Day 11: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Diving in Dahab

Day 12: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Sharm el Sheikh coral and fish

Day 13: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Divers in Sharm el Sheikh

Day 14: Taba

Free day and at your leisure.

Aswan Market

Day 15: Taba

Today we will transfer you to the Airport in Taba in time for your flight back 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, 32°C
Local Time: 5:16 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.48 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.38 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.65 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.29 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.06 EGP
  1 USD = 7.15 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.62 EGP
last updated - 25 Oct 2014 3:57 PM