Educational Visits to Egypt

Highlights Tour

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From Only £799

What this holiday includes:

:: Bed and Breakfast in 3* accommodation.
:: Lunch - taken at an excellent local restaurant as recommended by your guide.
:: Dinner taken either at hotel or at an excellent local restaurant.
:: Exclusive services of expert Tour Guides and qualified Egyptologist.
:: All local transfers in Egypt - e.g. airport, train stations etc.
:: Private transport to and from sites of antiquities, museums etc.
:: Entry fees to sites of antiquities, museums etc, as listed below.
:: Return flights from UK airport of your choice.


What you will see:
(Sites and tours included in the price of this holiday.)
:: Pyramids of Giza - Khufu, Khafra, Menkaura; The Sphinx; The Tombs of the Nobles; The Sphinx Temple; The Valley Temple of Khafra; The Egypt Museum; Tutankhamen's Treasure.
:: Optional visit to Sakkara and the Stepped Pyramid of Djoser; Tombs of the Nobles - Merreruka.

:: Luxor - Luxor Temple; Karnak Temple; The Vally of the Kings; The Colossi of Memnon; The Temple of Hatshepsut or Tombs of the Nobles. A Fellucca ride on the Nile.


This holiday does not include:

~ Airport tax, fuel surcharge and price differences between airports.
~ Local tips and gratuities.
~ Drinks
~ Entry Visa for Egypt


Days Time Description
1st Day PM

:: Arrival and Check-in at hotel.
:: Your room will be prepared ready for your arrival where you may freshen up before retiring to bed or spend a little time exploring your locality (depending upon timing of flights and your arrival).


2nd Day AM   Giza Plateau
:: Breakfast at Hotel
Visit to the Giza Plateau - the pyramids of Khufu, Khafra and Menkaura and the Tombs of the Nobles.
:: The Great Sphinx and the Sphinx and Valley Temple of Khafra.
:: Lunch will be taken at a local, high quality, restaurant.

:: Visit to the Egyptian Museum - A guided tour of the museum that leads you through the wealth of treasures from the Old, Middle and New kingdoms and where you will discover for yourself the treasures of Tutankhamen.
:: Dinner will be taken at your hotel and the evening will be free for you to relax or explore the local area.
:: Opportunity to take part in an optional excursion.


3rd Day AM :: Breakfast at Hotel
Morning visit to Sakkara and the Stepped Pyramid Complex of Djoser.
:: The Tombs of the Nobles - Merreruka.
:: Lunch will be taken at a local, high quality, restaurant.

:: In the afternoon there is the opportunity to take an optional excursion where you will sit back and relax as you enjoy a boat ride back in time on a visit to the Pharaonic Village which will bring to life the history of Ancient Egypt.
:: There will be opportunities to buy souveniers and works of art throughout the day.

:: In the evening you will board the sleeper-train for your overnight journey to Luxor. Dinner will be served in your cabin onboard the train and after dinner you can take advantage of the first class club car.


4th Day AM

::Breakfast onboard the train prior to arrival at Luxor.
:: Dawn visit to Karnak Temple - watch the sunrise over this vast temple complex before beginning your guided tour.

:: Check-in at Hotel.

:: Lunch at an excellent local restaurant.


:: Free afternoon for rest or to take part in one of the many optional excursions.
:: Evening visit to Luxor Temple and a local market followed by Dinner.
:: Overnight in Luxor.


5th Day AM West Bank
Breakfast at Hotel
:: Morning visit to the West Bank (Valley of the Kings, Tombs of the Nobles or Temple of Hatshepsut.
:: The Colossi of Memnon.
:: Felucca or boat ride on the Nile.
:: Lunch will be taken at an excellent local restaurant.

:: Free afternoon and prepare for journey to to Hurghada.
:: Join convoy for journey to Hurghada.
:: Arrival at Hurghada - Check-in to Hotel.


6th Day AM Hurghada - Red Sea
:: Breakfast at Hotel
Morning - at leisure
:: Take it easy by the sea or round the hotel pool.
:: An opportunity to take part in one of the optional excursions.
:: (optional-take part in a Red Sea snorkelling adventure. Take a boat ride in the Red Sea where a hot lunch will be served and you can snorkel and swim in this wonderful location that is teeming with sea life).
:: Lunch will be taken at an excellent local restaurant.

:: Afternoon - at leisure
:: An opportunity to take part in one of the optional excursions.
:: (optional-take an exciting five hour quad-bike safari into the Eastern Desert and enjoy a Bedouin barbeque and a camel ride).


7th Day AM :: Check-out of Hotel
:: Lunch will be taken at an excellent local restaurant.
:: Join convoy for journy to Cairo
PM Cairo
Arrival at Cairo
:: Airport and onward journey home.


NB. Prices include all flights, accomodation, transfers and transport in Egypt, entrance fees to museums and sites of antiquities and visits as listed in the itinerary and the services of a tour guide and Egyptologist, but are subject to small price fluctuations, airport tax and fuel surcharges as applied by the airlines at the time of booking. From time to time it may be necessary to change the order of the itinerary due to flight times and train timetables - we do, however, endeavour to keep any changes to a minimum.


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