Highlights of Egypt

Resort: Highlights of Egypt
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Egypt
Price From: £919.20

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Dig deep and discover the riches of Egypt’s geography, culture, and, of course, archaeology, on this epic adventure. Step into a world filled with giant statues, temples, and legendary pyramids. Take it easy as you float along the Nile on a traditional felucca, explore the white sands of Hurghada on the Red Sea, or enjoy a home-cooked meal with a local family. Our Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) and local experts will share an intriguing combination of the regions attractions and hidden secrets. Meet the gaze of the Sphinx and get into the spirit of bygone times when travelling to the Valley of the Kings.

Itineraries

Day 1
Cairo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
CairoAswn

Tour the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx before a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. Catch an overnight train to Aswan.

Day 3
Aswn

Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family.

Day 4
Aswn

Spend the day exploring Aswan.

Day 5
AswnKom Ombo

Sail the Nile on a traditional felucca. Sleep onboard under the stars.

Day 6
Kom OmboLuxor

Enjoy a guided visit Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the Temple of Karnak.

Day 7
Luxor

Visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile.

Day 8
Luxor

Take a final free day in Luxor to explore any last minute sights in this storied city. Opt to check out the local bazaar to pick up a last minute keepsake.

Day 9
LuxorHurghada

Drive from Luxor to Hurghada on the stunning Red Sea. The rest of the day is free at leisure, opt to relax and enjoy the beach.

Day 10
Hurghada

Enjoy a day on a boat trip to the local islands and snorkel amid the crystal clear waters and stunning coral gardens of the Red Sea.

Day 11
HurghadaAlexandria

Catch an early flight from Hurghada to Cairo. Continue by private vehicle to Alexandria. Stop en route to visit the monasteries of Wadi Al Natrun

Day 12
Alexandria

Take a guided tour of Catacombs, the National Museum, Pompeys Pillar, and Qaitbay Fort. Later, opt to explore the cities’s cafs, or dine on fantastic seafood

Day 13
AlexandriaCairo

Drive to El Alamein to visit the World War cemeteries and memorial. Continue to Cairo for the final evening.

Day 14
Cairo

Depart at any time.

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