13 DAYS AMAZING EGYPT & RED SEA

Carrier

TK / EK / EY

Meals Plan

10 Breakfast, 10 Lunch, 10 Dinner

Hotels
5/5

Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and fly to the Land of the Pharoahs – Egypt.

On arrival, meet and greet by local representative. Begin tour with a drive along Corniche El-Nil, the promenade by the River Nile, where Egyptian history began. Be enchanted by the splendid treasures recovered from the tomb of Tutankhamun at the famous Egyptian Museum. Thereafter, journey to Hurghada, a beach resort by the Red Sea.

Hotel: Hilton Hotel Hurghada, Movenpick Resort Soma Bay or similar

After breakfast, enjoy a Glass Bottom Boat Tour out into Red Sea and admire the exotic corals. Enjoy walking on the water in the middle of Red Sea… an unique and fascinating sight. In the evening, visit El-Dahar and enjoy souvenir-shopping at the bazaars along Sekalla High Shopping Street. Drive past Hurghada Marina Boulevard, home to over 100 shops, restaurants and pubs. Visit Hard Rock Café Hurghada and enjoy a tasty dinner.

Hotel: Hilton Hotel Hurghada, Movenpick Resort Soma Bay or similar

Continue to Luxor. Enjoy 4 nights stay on the floating hotel cruising down the Nile, seeing and exploring the life by its banks. Enter the famous Luxor Temple, an elegant example of Pharaonic temple architecture which provides an introduction to ancient Egypt.

Be amazed by the thirteenth century Abu al-Haggag Mosque which is still standing high on the layers of silt accumulated over the years. Thereafter, stop at the massive Temple of Amun, the Karnak Temple with its vast Hypostyle Hall and the Avenue of Sphinxes. See the tallest finished Obelisk. View the Sacred Lake where priests purify themselves before rituals. Explore and shop at the Karnak Tourist Bazaar.

Hotel: 5 Star Nile Cruise

After breakfast, cross to the west bank of the Nile and enter the Valley of the Kings –the burial site for many of the New Kingdom Pharaohs. Feast your eyes on the amazing Queen Hatshepsut Temple against its stark mountainous backdrop. Take in the wonder and splendour of the Colossi of Memmon (two gigantic sitting statues of the Pharaohs) at the Amon-Ofi III Temple. Visit Morssey Family Alabaster Factory where you’ll see Egyptian craft made from marble. In the evening, enjoy an Egyptian dinner and a Belly Dancing Show. Continue cruising south to Edna and Edfu. Suggested Optional: Hot air ballooning over the charming desert landscaping and Nile during sun rise. Passenger can opt to join/not join hot air balloon voyage at their own risk.

Hotel: 5 Star Nile Cruise

After breakfast, hitch a ride on the Egyptian Horse Carriage going through the old dusty street where you’ll see people living in poverty before arriving at the Temple of Horus (Falcon God). Continue to the Kom Ombo Temple, also known as the Temple of Sobek (Crocodile God). Visit Crocodile Museum to see the crocodile mummies. In the evening, celebrate in true Egyptian style at a Galabea Party and Dinner.

Hotel: 5 Star Nile Cruise

After breakfast, enjoy about 1 hour cruise on a traditional felucca’ (wind boat) on the Nile. Enjoy the Nubians singing local folk songs. Simultaneously, seeing Elephantine Island, Kitchener Island, Agha Khan Mausoleum and Aswan Botanical Garden. The afternoon is free at leisure.

Hotel: 5 Star Nile Cruise

After breakfast, disembark from the cruise liner. Embark on a motorboat to an island in the Nile, visit a Nubian Restaurant for an authentic lunch. Continue to visit the Aswan High Dam to see scenic Lake Nasser. Hitch a ride on a motorboat across the Nile to Philae Island. Visit the Temple of Isis which rises from the waters of the Nile. Visit a papyrus showroom to learn how beautiful Egyptian papyrus drawings are handmade. In the evening, transfer to the airport and hitch a flight to Cairo.

Hotel: Hilton Ramses Cairo, Le Meridien Pyramids or similar

An exciting day awaits you at Cairo. Admire the Step Pyramid of Zoser I at Sakkara. Ride on a camel to see the Great Pyramids of Giza. See their guardian, the Sphinx (lion with human head). Continue to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, put your bargaining skills to the test. Then proceed to an Egyptian Perfumery and learn how perfume is made in Egyptian-style.

Hotel: Hilton Ramses Cairo, Le Meridien Pyramids or similar

On arrival, drive to Alexandria, Egypt’s major port to the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the last semi-circular Roman Amphitheatre in Egypt. Drive along the Mediterranean Coastline, visit the Fort and Citadel of Qaitbey, built in AD 1480 by Sultan Qaitbey. Visit Montazah Palace’s Garden, with extensive gardens and overlooking a truly beautiful stretch of Mediterranean Coast. Drive past the Alexandria Harbour to admire the colourful fishing boats on the Mediterranean Sea.

Hotel: Hilton Ramses Cairo, Le Meridien Pyramids or similar

After breakfast, explore the Coptic Cairo. Visit the famous Hanging Church (Suspended Church) which was built on top of the water gate of the old Roman fortress of Babylon. Thereafter, continue to the oldest Church of St Sergius where it is believed that the Holy Family sheltered in a cave below the altar. Walk through the narrow streets before arriving at the oldest Ben Ezra Synagogue, a testament to the ancient and significant presence of Jews in this region. Visit The Mosque of Mohammed Ali which dominates medieval Citadel, built on the summit of the citadel, the highest point in Cairo. At its lookout, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the entire city including the Great Pyramids on clear days (subject to weather conditions).

Hotel: Hilton Ramses Cairo, Le Meridien Pyramids or similar

The day is free at leisure till transfer to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you had a memorable vacation with CS Travel and thank you for your support!

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1. If a place of visit is closed to visitors, it will be replaced with an alternative.

2. Due to weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances, the sequence of itinerary is subject to change at short notice and/or without prior notice.

3. Not recommended for wheelchair-bound passengers. Comfortable shoes recommended.

4. Participants need to be properly attired when visiting places of religious worship; CS Travel will not be responsible for refusal of entry.

5. Domestic air flight will be operated by Egypt Air. Flight schedule subjected to change without notice.

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