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EGYPT - LAND OF THE PHARAOHS


From USD 770 * | from £ 562.1*

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Day 01: Arrive Cairo
Welcome to Cairo! Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel. Check in to the hotel and relax during the day. In the evening, watch the history of the ancient Egyptians unfold in the Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 02: Cairo
After breakfast, visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalil Bazaar, once known as the Turkish bazaar during the Ottoman period, is now usually just called the “Khan”. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Cairo. (B)

Day 03: Cairo – Aswan – Nile Cruise 
After breakfast, you will be transferred from the hotel to the airport for your flight to Aswan. Arrive in Aswan and get transferred to the cruise terminal. Embark on the Nile Cruise and visit the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple. Overnight on the cruise. (B,L,D)

Day 04: Nile Cruise
Visit the unique Kom Ombo temple which is dedicated to two Gods. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Sail onto Edfu. Overnight on the cruise. (B,L,D)

Day 05: Nile Cruise 
Today, visit the mammoth temple of Horus. The temple includes a colossal statue of Horus as a falcon, which stands at the entrance to the main temple building. Continue sailing on to Luxor. Overnight on the cruise. (B, L, D)

Day 06: Nile Cruise– Luxor – Hurghada
Today after breakfast, you will see few of the most impressive temples in Upper Egypt - Karnak and Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Two Colossus of Memnon. Later, disembark from the cruise and depart to Hurghada by coach. Hurghada, known locally as Ghardaga, has grown from a small fishing village to an internationally renowned holiday resort town, famous for its underwater life, diving and snorkeling. Overnight in Hurghada. (B)

Day 07: Hurghada
Today your day is free at leisure. You can opt to take a snorkeling trip at Giftun Island. Swim with the dolphins before docking at Giftun Island for sports. In the evening, you have free time to enjoy the unique nightlife of Hurghada. Overnight in Hurghada. (B)

Day 08: Hurghada - Cairo 
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Hurghada airport to take your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival enjoy the day at leisure.
Overnight in Cairo (B)
 
Day 09: Depart Cairo 
Today after breakfast, check out of the hotel and get transferred to airport to take your flight back home or your onward destination. (B)
 

B-Breakfast | L-Lunch | D-Dinner

 

**End of trip** 

Includes:

•    03 Nights’ accommodation in Cairo
•    03 Nights’ on-board cruise
•    02 Nights’ Accommodation in Hurghada 
•    Daily breakfast except day 1
•    All meals on-board cruise
•    Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza on private basis
•    Visit Hugh Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Philae Temple on private basis
•    Visit the unique Kom Ombo temple on private basis
•    Visit the mammoth temple of Horus on private basis
•    Visit East Bank of Luxor  on private basis
•    Visit the West Bank of Luxor (Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Two Colossus of Memnon) on private basis
•    Return airport transfers on private basis
 


Excludes:

•    International and Domestic airfares 
•    Over-seas Mediclaim Insurance & Visa.
•    Meals other than those specified (if any).
•    Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature. 
•    Entrance inside the Great Pyramids approx USD 15 PP  & the Solar Boat in Pyramids area approx USD 10 PP 
•    Entrance inside the Mummies room at the Egyptian Museum approx USD 15 PP
•    Cost of foreign exchange for personal use. 
•    Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘TOUR PRICE INCLUDES’ head.
•    Applicable GST will be extra on the total tour cost.
                                

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