King Tutankhamen treasures & Hurghada

10 Days – King Tutankhamen treasures & Hurghada

Valid from 15 JAN till 30 SEP 2019

Excluding 15 APR to 30 APR 2019

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DAY 1: CAIRO

ARRIVE CAIRO, INCLUDED TRANSFER TO HOTEL AND CHECK IN. AFTERNOON AND EVENING AT LEISURE.

OVERNIGHT: CAIRO

DAY 2: PYRAMIDS OF GIZA CAIRO – LUXOR

AFTER BREAKFAST VISIT THE PYRAMIDS AND SPHINX AT GIZA. LATER WE TRAVEL TO SAQQARA, TO EXPLORE THE MYRIAD OF TOMBS AND TEMPLES AT THE SITE AND SEE ZHOSER’S STEP PYRAMID – CONSTRUCTED BY IMHOTEP, THE PHARAOH’S CHIEF ARCHITECT IN 2700 BC. LATER TRANSFER TO TRAIN STATION TO TAKE THE OVERNIGHT SLEEPER TRAIN TO LUXOR.

OVERNIGHT: DINNER & BREAKFAST ON BOARD

DAY 3: LUXOR

WE ARRIVE INTO LUXOR AND CHECK INTO OUR HOTEL. VISIT THE TEMPLES OF KARNAK AND LUXOR 4000 YEAR-OLD LUXOR IS ANCIENT EGYPT AT ITS BEST. THIS AFTERNOON YOU CAN EXPLORE LUXOR ON FOOT FOLLOWING THE WATERSIDE CORNICHE, RELAX BY THE POOL OR MAYBE STOP FOR DRINK AT ONE OF THE MANY NILE SIDE CAFES AND TEA HOUSES. TONIGHT, OVERNIGHT: LUXOR & BREAKFAST

DAY 4: VALLEY OF THE KINGS

TODAY’S TOUR TAKES IN THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEST BANK. THE TWIN SEATED STATUES KNOWN AS THE COLOSSI OF MEMNON ARE THE FIRST SITE WE’LL SEE BEFORE WE VISIT THE LEGENDARY VALLEYS OF THE KINGS AND THE IMPOSING LIMESTONE, COLONNADED TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT. HATSHEPSUT WAS ONE OF ONLY 3 EGYPTIAN RULING QUEENS. 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. THE REST OF THE DAY IS AT LEISURE.

OVERNIGHT: LUXOR & BREAKFAST

DAY 5: RED SEA RIVIERA

LUXOR – HURGHADA. DEPARTING LUXOR BY CAR WE HEAD EAST TO HURGHADA PART OF THE BEAUTIFUL RED SEA RIVIERA

OVERNIGHT: HURGHADA & BREAKFAST

DAY 6
FREE DAY

DAY 7
FREE DAY

DAY 8
FREE DAY

THESE 3 DAYS ARE FREE TO EXPLORE HURGHADA OR SIMPLY RELAX. ON DAY 6 THERE’S AN OPTIONAL DAY TRIP TO GIFTUN ISLAND FOR SWIMMING AND SNORKELLING, WHICH CAN BE BOOKED LOCALLY. HURGHADA IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR RED SEA RESORTS. HOTELS AND EXPANDED INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDE HOLIDAYMAKERS WITH EXCELLENT AQUATIC FACILITIES FOR SAIL BOARDING, YACHTING, DEEP-SEA FISHING, SCUBA DIVING AND SNORKELING AND HURGHADA’S CENTRAL LOCATION PROVIDES A GATEWAY TO PRIME OFFSHORE REEFS, WHICH ARE SOME OF THE FINEST IN THE WORLD. HURGHADA ALSO HAS PLENTY OF RESTAURANTS AND LATE NIGHT BARS FOR EVENING ENTERTAINMENT. JUST OUTSIDE TOWN IS AN ANCIENT ROMAN QUARRY CALLED MONS PORPHYRITIS AND PORT SAFARGA – A FAMOUSLY WINDY PLACE WHICH IS IDEAL FOR WINDSURFING.

OVERNIGHT: HURGHADA & BREAKFAST

DAY 9 EGYPTIAN MUSEUM

HURGHADA – CAIRO. THIS MORNING WE DEPART HURGHADA AND HEAD BACK TO CAIRO BY CAR . WE TAKE A GUIDED TOUR OF THE ENLIGHTENING EGYPTIAN MUSEUM, WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE FAMED SOLID GOLD DEATH MASK OF KING TUTANKHAMUN

OVERNIGHT: CAIRO & BREAKFAST

DAY 10 CAIRO
THURSDAY. CAIRO – BREAKFAST. HOTEL CHECK OUT AND INCLUDED ONWARD TRANSFER TO AIRPORT. FINAL DEPARTURE

• PYRAMIDS AND SPHINX
• MYRIAD OF TOMBS AND TEMPLES
• ZHOSER’S STEP PYRAMID
• TEMPLES OF KARNAK AND LUXOR
• VALLEY OF THE KINGS
• COLOSSI OF MEMNON
• IMPOSING LIMESTONE
• COLONNADED TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT
• ARCHAEOLOGIST HOWARD CARTER DISCOVERED HIS INTACT AND TREASURE -FILLED TOMB IN 1922
• ENLIGHTENING EGYPTIAN MUSEUM
• FAMED SOLID GOLD DEATH MASK OF KING TUTANKHAMUN

• 2 nights in Cairo
• 2 nights Luxor
• Share twin accommodation
• Daily breakfast
• 4 nights Hurghada on full board
• 1 night sleeping train
• Visit Pyramids, Sakkara & Egyptian museum
• Visits mentioned in itinerary (Luxor/Aswan)
• Coach from Luxor to Hurghada
• Coach from Hurghada to Cairo
• English speaking tour guide
• All transfers

• Internal Flights
• Visa
• Travel insurance
• Personal items, Tips