Highlights of Egypt: Cairo, the Nile & the Red Sea

3 Centre Holidays: Cairo & the Nile Cruise & the Red Sea

 from £2,198 per person 

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Explore the Wonders of Egypt: A 15-Day Journey

Welcome to an unforgettable adventure through the ancient wonders of Egypt. Get ready to embark on a 15-day journey that will take you from the bustling streets of Cairo to the tranquil shores of the Red Sea. This meticulously planned itinerary offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and relaxation, making it the ultimate Egyptian experience.

Day 1: Cairo - Arrival and Pyramids

Your journey begins with a flight from the UK via Egypt Air, landing you in the heart of Egypt - Cairo. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your chosen hotel. If time permits, don't miss the optional Sound and Light show at the Pyramids for a captivating introduction to Egypt's rich history.

Day 2: Cairo - Pyramids, Sphinx, and More

Today, choose the optional full-day tour to delve deeper into Cairo's treasures. Start with a visit to the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx. After lunch, explore the Egyptian Museum and shop for souvenirs at the famous Khan-el-Khalili Bazaar.

Day 3: Luxor - The Nile Awaits

Enjoy the morning at leisure in Cairo for shopping or additional sightseeing. In the afternoon, board a domestic flight to Luxor with Egypt Air. Upon arrival, transfer to your Nile boat, where you'll begin your journey along this historic river.

Day 4: West Bank - Valley of the Kings

After breakfast, embark on a coach ride to Luxor's West Bank. Visit the awe-inspiring tombs in the Valley of the Kings and Queens, including the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Set sail for Edfu later in the day.

Day 5: Temple of Horus - Sailing to Aswan

Explore the magnificent Temple of Horus in Edfu after breakfast. In the afternoon, sail along the Nile, passing Kom Ombo, on your way to Aswan.

Day 6: Aswan - High Dam and Philae Temple

Begin your day with a visit to the High Dam of Aswan and the ancient granite quarries, home to the Unfinished Obelisk. Then, continue to the Island of Philae, home to the stunning Temple of Isis. After lunch, experience a traditional felucca sail around Kitchener’s Island.

Day 7: Abu Simbel - Optional Marvels

Consider an optional excursion to Abu Simbel, where you'll witness the awe-inspiring Temples. In the evening, another optional treat awaits with the Sound & Light Show at the Temple of Isis at Philae.

Day 8: Kom Ombo - Twin God Temple

After breakfast, sail to Kom Ombo to visit the unique temple dedicated to the two gods, Haroeris and Sobek.

Day 9: Luxor & Karnak Temples - Ancient Wonders

Today, you'll visit the magnificent Temple of Karnak, connected to the Temple of Luxor by an avenue of Sphinxes. An optional Sound & Light Show at Karnak Temple awaits in the evening.

Day 10: Red Sea - Relaxation

Bid farewell to the Nile and embark on an air-conditioned car transfer to your chosen Red Sea resort. It's time to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy the myriad activities available, from water sports to golf.

Days 11 - 14: Red Sea - Leisure Time

Spend the next four days at leisure in your Red Sea resort. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, the Red Sea has something for everyone.

Day 15: Return to the UK - Farewell to Egypt

Your Egyptian adventure concludes as you transfer to Hurghada airport for your return flight to the UK via Egypt Air. Cherish the memories of this remarkable journey as you head back home.

This is a great combination for those who don’t want to skimp on the sightseeing, but would like plenty of time to unwind in Red Sea at the end of their holiday, returning to home refreshed and relaxed.

Included in this cruise:

 
  • 2 night stay 5* Hotel in Cairo as BB, 7 night 5* Nile cruise FB, include breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea; 5 night stay 5* Hotel in the Red Sea resort .
  • Scheduled flight services from UK to Cairo, returning from Hurghada, scheduled domestic flight services from Cairo to Luxor.
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned car from Luxor to Red Sea and from all airports in Egypt to your accommodation and return to airport.
  • Excursions as detailed above (excluding optional excursions), accompanied by a fully qualified English-speaking Egyptologist.

Food & Drink

Hotel in Cairo is BB based and Nile Cruise is Full board basis, Breakfast, Lunch , Diner and and afternoon tea included, in Red Sea BB/ FB/ AI options 

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Departure Dates 

All year around -  Nile Cruise departing every Mondays all year around 

Call on 0330 390 0999

3 Centre Holidays prices PP  fromMay,Jun,Jul, AugSep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr Dec, Jan, Feb
Cairo 2 nights, The Nile Cruise 7 nights & the Red Sea 5 nights£2,198£2,448£2,598

Price Includes:

  • Return Flights: This covers the cost of your round-trip
  • Private Transfers: You'll have private transportation arranged for you,  to and from the airport and between various destinations on the itinerary.
  • 3 Nights 5*BB Hotel in Cairo:
  • 7-Night FB Nile Cruise:
  • 5 Nights 5*BB in a Red Sea Resort

Prices do not include:

  • Drinks during Nile Cruise: The cost of drinks during the Nile Cruise is not covered in the package. You'll likely need to pay for beverages separately during the cruise.

Flights info: 
The package prices mentioned include return flights with Turkish Airlines, but please be aware that prices may vary based on departure airports and flight schedules. We can accommodate your preferences by booking flights from any airport upon request. Additionally, we want to assure you that all components of this package holiday, encompassing flights, accommodations, transfers, and tours, are safeguarded by our ATOL license. Rest assured, your financial investment is fully protected, ensuring 100% peace of mind.

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