10 Day Tour of Egypt - Egypt Unplugged
Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo, included transfer to hotel and overnight.
Day 2 - Cairo - Luxor - breakfast
A big day out at the pyramids and sphinx at Giza. Perhaps opt to hire a camel! Then a visit to the ancient tomb-strewn necropolis at Saqqara. Tonight, we travel to Luxor by overnight train.
Day 3 - Luxor - breakfast box
Arrival and check into our 5 hotel. Time for relaxation. Tonight, an optional visit is available to the Temple of Luxor with a restaurant dinner afterwards. Transport is by traditional horse and carriage. The excursion is GBP£8, payable locally.
Overnight - Luxor
Day 4 - Luxor - Dahab - breakfast
Early today, we visit Luxor’s famous West Bank. The twin seated statues known as the Colossi of Memnon represent the first view of what is to come. We then visit the legendary Valleys of the Kings and Queens and the imposing ramped and limestone - colonnaded Temple of Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was one of only 3 Egyptian ruling queens. Perhaps the most famous tomb in the Valley of the Kings is that of the boy-King Tutankhamen. Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered his intact and treasure -filled tomb in 1922. Taking a break, we later visit the colossal Temple of Karnak. This afternoon, we travel by overnight bus to Dahab via Hurghada.
Days 5 to 8 - Dahab
Arrival and hotel check-in. SCUBA diving, snorkelling, sun-worshipping, chilling, shopping - take your pick. You’ve 4 whole days to do as you want. Enjoy also an excursion to the Blue Hole, where you can snorkel and for the energetic - our excursion to the summit of Mt Sinai.
Overnight 3 - Dahab
Day 8 - Dahab - Cairo
Tonight, we return to Cairo by overnight bus. Perhaps extend your stay! Check out our range of bolt-ons. Learn to dive the PADI way or perhaps visit Jordan!
Day 9 - Cairo
Arrive and check in to hotel. Today, we enjoy a guided visit the famous Egyptian Museum. An optional city tour is also available. Rest of day free.
Overnight - Cairo
Day 10 - Cairo -breakfast
Hotel check out and included onward transfer to airport.
What You See
Cairo & Egyptian Museum * Pyramids & Sphinx at Giza Plateau * Necropolis of Saqqara * Luxor-East and West Bank * Valley of the Kings and Queens * Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut * Karnak Temple * Dahab-Red Sea * St Katherine's Monastery, Mt Sinai
Breakfast daily (exc. Dahab & Cairo day 9) * 5 nights 3 star & 1 night 4 star hotels * 1 night train - Cairo - Luxor (1st class recliner) * 2 nights bus - Luxor-Dahab & Dahab-Cairo * Airport 'Meet & Greet' and departure transfer * 4 days Dahab - Red Sea stay - swim, sun & sand * Blue Hole, Mt Sinai and St Katherine’s excursion * English speaking trip leader conversant in Egyptology * All relevant transfers
£349 GBP per person (single supplement £99) - BOOK NOW