Ancient Egypt Holiday and Red Sea

Ancient Egypt holiday and Red Sea

Ancient Egypt is a truly magical place to explore; with a new discovery around every corner it is no surprise that Egypt has captured people’s imaginations for centuries. Ancient Egypt and Red Sea holiday package is a combination of ancient Egypt tours including the Pyramids of Giza, the wonders of the Nile, visit to Abydos, Dendara temples and time to relax and unwind on the beautiful beaches of Hurghada. It really is a holiday for every taste.

Ancient Egypt holiday and Red Sea highlights

4 nights stay in Cairo at the Pyramid Mena house hotel B&B
4 nights stay on a deluxe Movenpick Nile Cruise boat Full board
5 nights stay on 5* resort Steigenberger al dau beach hotel Hurghada B&B
20 Private Excursions escorted by our degree qualified Egyptologist guide
Lunches during the tours in Cairo & Alexandria
Internal flights
International flights
All transport, transfer, taxes and fuel surcharge
Small group guaranteed (12 people MAX.)
Private Service

To book call 01252 641 989 or email us on holidays@exploretravelandcruises.com

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Ancient Egypt holiday and Red Sea Detailed Itinerary
4 Nights Cairo
Day 1 Arrive to Cairo
Meeting at the airport, transfer by private A/C bus to the hotel. Overnight cairo
Day 2 Pyramids Tour
In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel for exploration of the three pyramids of Giza and the sphinx have lunch by the pyramids then continue your tour to the amazing Cairo Museum the house of all the Ancient Egyptian treasures including King Tut Ankh Amon.
Day3 Alexandria Day trip
After Breakfast, take the bus to Alexandria City. Upon arrival, start visiting the Catacomb of Kom El Shokkafa where the Roman tombs carry sculpture and relief of Egyptian gods. In the afternoon, visit to the recently excavated Roman Amphitheater and to the Pompey’s Pillar erected to the honour of the Emperor Diocletian, after that, visit to the amazing Alexandria library, Lunch (Sea food) by the Mediterranean Sea. Drives back to Cairo and overnight.

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Day 4 Old Islamic & Christian Cairo
In the morning visit to the old Coptic Christian Cairo where you explore the hanging church after that visit Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then take a tour to explore Mohammed Ali Citadel erected in 1183 A.D. The Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali is one of the landmarks of Cairo whose minaret is spotted from any part of the city. Have lunch then take a walk in the small streets of the old Khan El Khalili market established around 1400 A.D. Overnight at Cairo.

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4 Nights Nile Cruise
Day 5 Cruise Luxor- Aswan
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cairo airport to catch 1-hour flight to Luxor. Meeting at Luxor airport, transfer by private A/C bus to the Cruise boat. In the afternoon, Visit the biggest temple in Egypt Karnak then visit Luxor temple.
Day 6 Cruising Luxor- Esna-Edfu
Visit the west bank of Luxor, Valley of the Kings, temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the two colossi of Memnon. Sail to Esna & cross the lock. Sail to Edfu and overnight.
Day 7 Cruising Edfu- Kom ombo-Aswan
Visit the temple of Horus one of the most complete architectures in Egypt dedicated for God Horus son of Osiris. Sail to Kom Ombo to visit the temple of Sobek the Crocodile god then sail to Aswan and overnight.

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Day 8 Aswan
After breakfast going in a tour to visit the high Dam passing by the old dam of Aswan, then takes a motorboat to cross the Nile to visit one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt ISIS temple built on the Philea Island.In the afternoon enjoy sailing on the Nile on Felucca boat around the Botanical garden & Elephantine Island.
Day 9 Aswan- Luxor
In the morning there will be a chance to visit Abu-Simbel temples (Optional tour)
In the afternoon Disembarkation from the boat,transfer by private A/C bus Luxor city, upon arrival check in your hotel. Overnight Luxor
Day10 Abydos and Dendara Temples
After breakfast you will head in your private A/C bus with your Private Egyptologist to visit Abydos temple north of Luxor (2H-30m drive). Abydos temple dates back to 1300BC time of King Seti I and his son Ramesses II, the temple has some breathtaking art scenes and you will find there one of the main resources for the Ancient Egyptian history,the famous big List of the Pharaohs names, follow your visit to Abydos by stopping at Dendara temple one of the most beautiful Greek Roman temples built on the ruins of Ancient Egyptian temple from 4000BC, this is the only temple in upper Egypt where you can see a scene of the famous Queen Cleopatra, and the famous ancient zodiac. Overnight Luxor

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4 Nights Hurghada (Red Sea Riviera)
It’s relaxing time to unwind and enjoy the sunny beaches and different types of water activities such as diving, snorkelling. If you want tours to do in Hurghada Click here
Day11 Luxor-Hurghada
After breakfast, you will be transferred in your Private A/C bus to Hurghada by the red Sea (3hours drive) upon arrival check in your resort. overnight hurghada
Day12 Hurghada
Day of leisure
Day13 Hurghada
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Day14 Hurghada
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Day15 End of Egypt Tours
After breakfast check out from the Hotel and you will be transferred in private A/C bus to Hurghada international airport to fly back home.

Good to know
• You can replace Hurghada in the itinerary by El Gouna or Marsa Alam on the Red Sea
•The return flight is from London Heathrow to Cairo. If you wish to fly from any other airport please ask us and we can quote you accordingly.
•All prices are for guidance only and will be confirmed at the time of booking.
•Entry Visa ($25 approx. £18pp),Tipping and travel insurance are not included in the price
•All prices change in December and Easter holiday period due to peak period supplements.
•Prices are Per Person, based on two adults sharing a standard room on the board basis shown in full itinerary
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Ancient Egypt & Red Sea holiday

Price from £1699 per person including international flight
Group Size: Minimum 02 Persons
Tour Duration: 13 Nights/ 14 Days
Speciality Categories: Culture and History with Red Sea Beach
Supplier: Explore Travel and Cruises
Tour can be tailored: Yes

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