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Explore Egypt and the Red Sea

Tour Description
Itinerary
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Hotel Grades

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Highlights

  • Enjoy eleven eventful days of discovery over intriguing cities and towns discover Luxor’s amazing temple complexes, King Tut’s tomb and other sites.
  • Take a Nile Cruise to Edfu and Kom Ombo and explore their temple ruins, with fine dining and lively entertainment on board.
  • Sail to Abu Simble, Elephantine Island and Aswan for a panoramic view of the city atop the High Dam.
  • Visit Cairo for a tour of the great Giza pyramids and the unique pyramids of Dahshur and Saqqara.
  • Go to Sharm El Sheikh and enjoy beaches, virgin desert & socialize with bedouins.

Included

  • 10 nights stay at S Grade hotels and the Nile cruise
for detailed information about hotel’s grade, please view the hotel grades section above
  • All meals, 10 breakfast, 10 lunch & 10 dinner
  • All entrance fees for attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers, meet and assist services with our tour representative or guide
  • Domestic flight for the hereunder mentioned route
Aswan / Cairo – Sharm El Sheikh / Cairo
  • Luggage handling at all Hotels, Cruise & Airports
  • One bottle of mineral water every day
  • Tipping to porters, assistants & drivers
  • All Taxes and service charges

Excluded

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

Please Note

  • When you purchase this tour you don't pay any extra to visit Abu Simble & Alexandria "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 Luxor, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples
Welcome to Egypt land of wonders, on your arrival at Luxor International Airport you will be met by our warm and professional airport representatives who will arrange your transfer to the luxurious Nile Cruise. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch on board and then visit the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples. Be blown away by the grandeur of the Karnak Temple complex the largest of its kind in Egypt. Then enjoy an evening of fine dining on board in elegance and comfort. Spend the night in Luxor on the board of your ship.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 02: 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 the Kings which is a massive burial ground for Pharaohs, kings and the elite. Explore the tombs of world famous Pharaohs from the Old Kingdom. Hatshepsut Temple and learn about the first female Pharaoh. Then visit the Colossi of Memnon two huge statues around 17m high that guarded the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III. Enjoy lunch and dinner on board as the sails are set for the town of Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Edfu Temple and Kom-Ombo Temple
Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu in a charming horse drawn 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 of Kom Ombo which is actually two temples built in one with separate entrances. Enjoy dinner on board the cruise and a Galabeya Party to climax the evening. Here you will overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Abu Simble Temples and Felucca sailing
The adventure continues with a drive to Abu Simble, tour the magnificent Abu Simble Temples carved out of solid rock. Then return to the Nile cruise for a calm and relaxing ride on a Felucca, a traditional Egyptian sail boat around Elephantine Island & Agha Khan Mausoleum. Enjoy fine dining on board for another unforgettable night in Aswan on the Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple
Experience the breathtaking 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 take a motorboat ride to Philae Temple. Philae Temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis with its many shrines and sanctuaries. Enjoy Tajin cuisine for lunch then catch a flight back to Cairo, where you will stay at the elegant.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Memphis, Saqqara and Giza Pyramids
Enjoy a delectable Egyptian breakfast at the hotel, then start exploring the wonders of Cairo. Discover the open air museum at Memphis and visit the step pyramids of Saqqara. Enjoy a Mixed Grill lunch then visit one of the great wonders of Egypt, the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before going on a camel ride in the desert. Experience fine dining at the Hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: South Sinai & Saint Catherine
After a hearty breakfast, the adventure continues with a drive to St. Catherine a town rich in history and mystery. Enjoy authentic Egyptian cuisine and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Check into the hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Sinai Mountain and Saint Catherine Monastery
Challenge yourself to the approximately three-hour climb to Mt. Sinai the place where Moses is said to have received the 10 commandments from God and watch the magnificent sunrise. Visit St. Catherine’s Monastery called the oldest working Christian monastery built in the area where Moses saw the burning bush. The Monastery is rich in history and historical artifacts including paintings, pottery, chalices, religious emblems and many other ornaments. Enjoy international cuisine for lunch before driving to Sharm El Sheikh. Check into the hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Free day at your leisure in the Egyptian Riviera - Sharm El Sheikh-
Enjoy a full day at your own leisure, relax or be entertained by the many activities and amenities the hotel has to offer.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Khan El Khalili Bazaar, the bustling marketplace
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before being transported to the airport for your flight back to Cairo. 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 with the perfect gifts. Then check into the hotel where you will spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and departure from Cairo International Airport
Wake up to a hearty breakfast at the hotel and visit the wonderful Egyptian Museum, then explore the Saladin Citadel. The Citadel is a magnificent structure that has acted as a fortress for Cairo against enemy attack. Within its walls, you will find the Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Mosque of Suleiman and a number of museums dedicated to various aspects of Egyptian history. Do your final shopping before catching your return flight. If you have a late departure let us know as special arrangements can be made for you
Meals: Breakfast


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