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Egypt and the Red Sea Paradise

Tour Description
Itinerary
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Hotel Grades

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Highlights

  • This twelve day five city tour unveils years of Egyptian history and culture.
  • Start with a tour of the incredible Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
  • Then visit the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada for endless water sports activities like diving, snorkeling or sailing then go on a desert safari.
  • Sail to Luxor and visit its Karnak & Luxor Temple complexes and other amazing historical sites.
  • Embark on a luxury Nile Cruise and sail to Esna, Edfu & Kom Ombo and tour their amazing temple ruins.
  • Visit serene Aswan, marvelous Alexandria and return to Cairo for more exploration

Included

  • 11 nights stay at S Grade hotels
for detailed information about hotel’s grade, please view the hotel grades section above
  • All meals, 11 breakfast, 10 lunch & 10 dinner
  • All entrance fees for all attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Sleeping Train Ticket
  • All transfers, meet and assist services with our tour representative or Guide.
  • Professional guiding in your preferred language
  • Luggage handling at all Hotels, Cruise & Airports
  • One bottle of mineral water every day
  • All Taxes and service charges

Excluded

  • International flight (if you wish we can arrange it as well)
  • Entry Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • All personal expenses like drinks, souvenirs... etc.
  • Tipping to guides, assistants & drivers

Please Note

  • When you purchase this tour you don't pay any extra to visit Abu Simble "usually sold separately"
  • All meals are included "no other operator offer this privilege"
  • We never use spot guides, where different personals guide you in each city you visit. Your guide meets you on day 1 and leaves on final day.
  • All our tours are based on private departure, so it can easily be customized to fit your preferred traveling date
We have prepared a detailed “What to Take” & "Practical Information" lists which will be sent to you after you have booked the trip

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Cairo
Welcome to Egypt land of mystery on your arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met by our warm and professional airport representatives who will arrange your ground transportation to your hotel.

Day 02: Giza Pyramids
Wake up to a delectable breakfast to jet start a day of sight-seeing and exploration of the Great Pyramids of Giza one of the great wonders of Egypt with entry into one pyramid. Enjoy a seafood lunch and the rest of the day at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Egyptian Museum and travel to Hurghada
Start your morning off with breakfast of your choice as the adventure continues with a tour of stunning Egyptian Museums. Enjoy an oriental lunch before driving to the luxury resort town of Hurghada. With its pristine waters and coastline, Hurghada is an aquatic heaven for the snorkeler, beach bum or the adventurous. Check into the beautiful resort where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Desert Safari
Wake up to a delectable breakfast at the hotel and enjoy all Hurghada has to offer. Go swimming, windsurfing, glass bottom boating, snorkeling or just relax on the beach. Return to the resort for lunch then go on a desert safari and explore the laid back Bedouin Village. Return to the hotel for the remainder of the evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
Enjoy a scenic drive to the city of Luxor where you will explore the grand Karnak Temple complex. After which you will check in on the Nile Cruise and have lunch on board. Climax the day’s activities with a night visit to Luxor Temple under beautiful night lights. Return to the vessel for dinner where you will spend the night on board of your cruise.for more information please view the hotel grade section
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
Wake up to a warm Egyptian breakfast for a day of exploration and discovery. Visit the Valley of Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Explore the tombs of world famous Pharaohs from the Old Kingdom. Visit Hatshepsut Temple the first known female Pharaoh and stop by the Colossi of Memnon. Glide on Nile’s calm waters to Edfu while enjoying our on board activities and overnight in Esna
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Edfu Temple and Kom-Ombo Temple
Explore Edfu on a horse carriage and discover the best-preserved temple in all Egypt, traditional in its design Edfu is a blue print of how all temples looked. Then set sail to Kom Ombo and stop by its unique temple which is actually two temples built in one with separate entrances. Enjoy dinner on board the cruise where you will overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple and Felucca trip
Experience the breath taking view at the High Dam in Aswan. Here you will see a view like no other atop the 364ft tall structure. Stop by the Unfinished Obelisk whose construction was abandoned by Queen Hatshepsut and visit Philae Temple. Philae Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis with its many shrines and sanctuaries. and conclude the day’s tour with relaxing ride on a Felucca. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Abu Simble Temples
After a sumptuous breakfast. check out of the Nile Cruise for a drive to Abu Simble, tour the magnificent Abu Simble Temples carved out of solid rock. Enjoy lunch and drive to Aswan. Then board the Sleeping Train for your return to Cairo, dine on board and rest up for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Pompey’s Pillar, Qaitbey Fort and Montaza Garden
Enjoy breakfast on board of the train, upon reaching Giza station you will get into your bus proceeding to Alexandria. Then visit Pompey’s Pillar which is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria; which is said to be in honor of Emperor Diocletian. Stop by the Qaitbey Fort and the spectacular Montaza Garden a 360 acre complex with manicured gardens, multiple beaches and an array of water sports activities. Enjoy local Egyptian cuisine then check into your hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Memphis, Saqqara and Khan El Khalili
Enjoy a scenic drive to Cairo where you will discover the open air museum at Memphis and the step pyramid of Saqqara. Then tour Khan El Khalili, a large marketplace or souk in Cairo. Soak up the sounds of sellers calling buyers to their stalls, get anything from Jewelry, Spices, T-Shirts, or Souvenirs at the Khan and leave exhilarated. Have a lunch at a local Chinese Restaurant before checking into your hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Departure from Cairo International Airport
Enjoy the morning’s breakfast at the hotel before we drive you to Cairo International airport for your return flight. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you.
Meals: Breakfast