BEST OF EGYPT

Cairo,Alexandria,Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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The Giza Pyramids are just spectacular! They are the largest of the three and the oldest and are the only remaining one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World” still standing. The Great Sphinx is also located near the pyramids in the Giza. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture and believed to build around 2520-2494 BC. Explore Sharm El Sheikh, the perfect beach vacation destination. Enjoy being at a prime location between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. It is well known for beautiful beaches, world’s most popular diving destination and gorgeous coral reef. Alexandria is Egypt’s second-largest city and boasts a thriving port along its 32 kilometres of coastline. It is home to the medieval Citadel of Qaitbay, the royal Montazah palace, Bibliotheca library (one of the best libraries) and lots of other gems to explore besides beautiful waterfront.

Travel Deal Highlights

    *See one of the Seven Wonders of the World

    *Visit the Great Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Giza

    *Egyptian museum of antiquities

    *Explore the Egyptian resort town Sharm El Sheikh

    *Enjoy and see sheltered sandy beaches, clear waters and coral reefs

    *See palm tree-lined promenade, is filled with bars and restaurants

    *Experience world’s most incredible dive sites

    *Experience the Greco-Roman landmarks, old-world cafes and sandy beaches

    *Enjoy beauty of a great waterfront view

    *Home to one of the best libraries in the Middle East.


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Day 1 - (Fri or Mon) Arrival Cairo

Arrive at Cairo airport, meet and assist through formalities and then transfer to hotel for check in.

Optional (at additional cost): Evening attend the Sound & Light Pyramids Show.

Note: Strict dress code for visiting mosques and churches. Men must wear long pants and

shirts with sleeve no tank tops. If you’re wearing sandals or flip-flops you must wear socks.

(No bare feet). Similarly, women must be modestly dressed, no see-through clothes, bare shoulders, etc.                                                                        

Overnight stay in Cairo.

Day 2 - (Sat or Tue) Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast: will be served at hotel. Meet your English-speaking Egyptologist at the lobby of the hotel to start your tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Khan

Pyramids: Today you will take an unforgettable tour of the great Pyramids of Giza. The only present-day survivors of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, they are among the world’s greatest tourist attractions and never lose their ability to inspire and overwhelm visitors. 

Sphinx: Carved from the bedrock of the Giza plateau, the Sphinx is truly a mysterious marvel from the days of ancient Egypt. The body of a lion with the head of a king or God, the sphinx has come to symbolize strength and wisdom. Enter the temple of the mysterious Sphinx, an ancient figure shrouded in legend and mystery. Your Egyptologist will enthrall you with the tales told of this fascinating figure. 

Egyptian Museum; was established by the Egyptian government in 1835. The present museum building was built in 1900, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 objects ranges from pre-historic era to the Greco Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues. The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the mummies. Transfer back to Cairo.

Khan El-Khalili Bazaar: Proceed to take a brief tour of the fascinating Khan El-Khalili Bazaar – the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Originally founded as a watering stop for caravanserai in the 14th century, the bazaar has now grown to vast proportions. Through the narrow streets you will find workshops and stalls selling all manner of things from woodwork, glassware and leather goods to perfumes, fabrics and Pharaonic curiosities.

Optional (At additional cost): Evening dinner on board the Nile cruise, sailing for two hours with oriental entertainments (Belly dancing and Tanoura Show)  

Overnight stay in Cairo.

Meals :

Breakfast

Day 3 - (Sun or Wed) Cairo – Alexandria (220km, 3 hrs)

After breakfast check-out hotel and drive to Alexandria city.

Upon arrival proceed with Alexandria Sightseeing including the catacombs of Kom Al Shukafa, The Pompey’s Pillar and the Roman Amphitheatre. 

After that Photo Stop from outside at Qaitbay Citadel and Alexandria Library.                                                                                                                        

Overnight stay in Alexandria.

Meals :

Breakfast

Day 4 - (Mon or Thu) Alexandria – Sharm El Sheikh (by flight)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to airport (Borg Al Arab airport) for your direct flight to Sharm El Sheikh 

Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check in.

Dinner will be served at hotel.                                                                                                                                                                                                

Overnight stay in Sharm El Sheikh.

Meals :

Breakfast |

Dinner

Day 5 - (Tue or Fri) Sharm El Sheikh

After breakfast, day free at leisure. Enjoy hotel amenities, sandy beach, the red sea etc.

Or enjoy of the optional excursions given below (at additional cost). 

Over day St. Catherine Monastery and Mountain Sinai.                                                                                                                                                        

- Semi Submarine.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

- Desert Safari with Bedouin dinner.                                                                                                                                                                                

- Ras Mohamed Snorkeling with Boat.                                                                                                                                                                             

Overnight stay in Sharm El Sheikh

Meals :

Breakfast |

Lunch |

Dinner

Day 6 - (Wed or Sat) Sharm El Sheikh – Cairo (by flight)

After breakfast, morning free at leisure.

Lunch will be served at hotel.

Checkout and then transfer to Sharm El Sheikh airport for flight to Cairo.

Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for check in.                                                                                                                                                                    

Overnight stay in Cairo.

Meals :

Breakfast |

Lunch

Day 7 - (Thu or Sun) Cairo Departure

After breakfast check out the hotel and transfer to the airport to board your onward flight back home.

Meals: breakfast.

Meals :

Breakfast

What's Included?

  • *03 Nights’ accommodation in Cairo with breakfast 
  • *02 Nights’ accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh with all meals 
  • *01 Night accommodation in Alexandria with breakfast 
  • *Round trip airport transfers 
  • *Sightseeing as per itinerary with local English-speaking guide
  • *Entrance Fees, service charges, current taxes, porter age and vat
  • *02 Complimentary bottles of mineral water (0.60 ml) per person during the day tour.

What's not Included?

  • *Upon arrival Visa Cost. US$ 25.00 per person.
  • *Tips, Drinks, extra meals and any personal expenses.
  • *Entrance for inside the Pyramid 
  • -The Great pyramid (Cheops) US$ 26.00 per person.                      
  • -The Mid Pyramid (Chepren) US$ 07.00 per person.                                    
  • *Optional Excursions.
  • *Domestic Flights.
  • -From HBE/SSH will be US$ 70.00~120.00 per person based on Economy Class.
  • -From SSH/CAI will be US$ 80.00~110.00 per person based on Economy Class.

Where you'll Stay

City Category Hotel Name
No Of Nights
Cairo 4 Star TOLIP Golden Plaza Hotel or similar 3
Alexandria 4 Star Paradise Inn - Windsor Palace Hotel or similar 1
Sharm El Sheikh 4 Star Xperience St.George Homestay or similar 2
Cairo 5 Star Ramses Hilton or similar 3
Alexandria 5 Star Sheraton Montazah Hotel or similar 1
Sharm El Sheikh 5 Star Xperience Sea Breeze Resort or similar 2

All prices are per person in US$.

Year
Date Status Room Type Twin / Double / Triple Sharing Single Occupancy Booking
01, Apr-2022

23, Dec-2022
Available Standard Room $1157 $1566 ON REQUEST
06, Jan-2023

31, Mar-2023
Available Standard Room $1157 $1566 ON REQUEST

Frequently Asked Qusetions(FAQ)

Do U.S. Citizens need a visa and a passport to travel? Any other ID or documents needed to travel from the USA besides a passport?

Yes, the passport is always required to travel for US Citizens. Apart from Passport & Visa no other ID is required.

What type of Visa is required to travel ?

You require a tourist visa to travel.

Do military or senior citizen discounts apply?

The prices are already discounted and further discounts are not available.

What is your refund/cancellation policy if someone backs out of the trip?

Please click the link below to refer to our terms & conditions & cancellation policy. https://www.cultureholidays.com/terms-conditions.htm

How can I book travel agent group flights?

In order to book flights through Culture Holidays please let us know the departure cities and we shall email the best available fares. The second option is you can also look & book fares online through Priceline or Expedia or any other online flight booking portal.

Can additional nights be purchased?

Yes, additional nights can be purchased. Pre or Post tour.