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Cairo and the Red Sea Explorer

Journey Synopsis

Icon Holidays : Middle East : Egypt : Cairo and the Red Sea Explorer
Days: 7 Days
Nights: 6 Nights
Validity: 2016/2017
Pricing From..
Icon Select: $2600.00
Executive: $2270.55
Classic: $3143.15
Premium: $4452.05
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Day 1:

Arrive Cairo

After your arrival at Cairo International Airport we will transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight: Cairo

Day 2:

Cairo

This morning we set off to explore the mysteries of the Pyramids. First we visit the Great Pyramids of Giza. There will be time to wander and explore, plenty of photo opportunities and if open you will be able to enter the central chamber of Cheops. We then visit the Solar Boat Museum, and of course the mighty Sphinx. After lunch nearby, we drive through farmland to Memphis, once the capital of the Old Kingdom. Here you will see the incredible alabaster statue of Ramses II. From here we drive to Sakkara to view the World’s oldest stone structure, the “step” pyramid. 

Overnight: Cairo (B,L)

Day 3:

Cairo

An early start will see us at the Egyptian Museum at opening time. The museum holds an astonishing array of archaeological finds, but nothing compares to the exquisite riches of Tutankhamun, whose death-mask is magnificent. After lunch we enter the world of Islamic Cairo, and visit the Citadel and the 19th Century Mosque of Mohammed Ali. We then explore incredible Khan El Khalili Bazaar. There is time to ensure that you have tea or coffee at Café Fishawi – not only the oldest continuous running restaurant on Earth, but also the place where Naguib Mahfouz literally wrote his wonderful novels based in and around this part of Cairo. 

Overnight: Cairo (B,L)

Day 4:

Cairo – Sharm El Sheikh

Today we will transfer you from your hotel to Cairo Domestic Airport. Fly Cairo/Sharm El Sheikh.  Here you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight: Sharm el Sheikh (B)

Day 5:

Sharm El Sheikh

Day at leisure for optional diving, relaxing or desert activities

Overnight: Sharm el Sheikh (B)

Day 6:

Sharm El Sheikh

Day at leisure for optional diving, relaxing or desert activities

Overnight: Sharm el Sheikh (B)

Day 7:

Departure From Cairo

Today we transfer you from your hotel to the Sharm el Sheikh airport.Fly Sharm El Sheikh/Cairo

End of services (B)

Accommodation

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Cairo      
Four Seasons Nile Plaza (Nile View Room) Grand Hyatt (Grand Room) Cairo Sheraton (Nile View Room) Le Riad (Suite)
Sharm El Sheikh      
Four Seasons Sharm el Sheikh (Premier Room) Four Seasons Sharm el Sheikh (Superior Room) Hyatt Regency (Sea View Room) Hyatt Regency (Sea View Room)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Inclusions

  • All arrangements as per itinerary
  • Private transfers and sightseeing
  • Meals included as per itinerary
  • Domestic airfares Cairo / Sharm El Sheikh / Cairo in Economy class
  • All Entrance Fees including the Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum and the Solar Boat Museum.

Exclusion

  • All services that are not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Diving and desert activities
  • Visa requirements
  • Travel Insurance
  • International airline tickets
  • Laundry
  • Tipping
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