Sightseeing Holidays & Tours to Egypt

7 Day Pyramids and Red Sea

Book your sightseeing holiday package to the ultimate combination of city and beach in Egypt staying at a 5 star luxury beach resort in Hurghada, Egypt's sea-side resort.Explore the country's tourists attractions from the world famous Pyramids to the unending Nile river to coral reefs of the Red Sea. On this Egypt diving package holiday-makers will visit Hurghada, the main tourist center and second largest city in Egypt. This is a great opportunity for adventure diving in the Red Sea!Our Flight Packages include flights from Johannesburg and can be tailored with flights from Cape Town, Durban or other major airport in South Africa.Ideal Vacation Deals For: Family Holidays, Honeymoon Couples Vacations, Business Groups Breaks and adventure trips..

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7 Days / 6 Nights
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Egypt

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Day 01 Arrival Cairo Meet at Cairo airport upon arrival by Excel Travel representative who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will be escorted immediately to your hotel by AC modern fleet.Day 02: Half Day Pyramids Breakfast at the hotel then we start exploring ancient Egypt with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built by manual labor, is the largest of the three main Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion's body stretching 45m, with its paws 15m long. We will visit the Papyrus Institute and learn how paper was made in ancient times followed by shopping in the Papyrus Museum, Perfume factory and Jewelry shop. Back to the hotel for a free afternoon or book an optional tour to visit Sakkara and Memphis Overnight in CairoDay 03 Half Day National Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaars Breakfast at the hotel then start tour to visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities 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. The museum also comprises of a photography section and large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing eleven kings and queens. Afternoon at leisure or book an optional tour to visit the Citadel, the medieval fortress of Salah-El-Din and the Mosque of Mohammed AliYour reward for buying the optional will be a complementary visit of Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. The visitor can discover small restaurants and workaday cafes where Egyptians & non-Egyptians come to smoke water pipes and enjoy some of the traditional Egyptian drinks in the cafes scattered around the area (Few years ago, Naguib Mahfouz himself used to come and sit beneath the huge, ageing and discolored mirrors of the café). The Bazaars is always a part of most of the tourist programs as the tourists find it a great fun with bargaining experience to buy some souvenirs. The bazaar is the domain of shopkeepers and tourists. Jewelers, items made from copper, parquetry boxes, semi-precious stones, rugs, blown-glass dishes and other souvenirs. Drive back to your hotelEvening optional tour to enjoy your dinner while cruising the Nile at night with spectacular panoramic view & folkloric shows. Overnight in CairoDay 04 Cairo - Hurghada Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Hurghada Meet & assist upon arrival at Hurghada Airport & transfer to the hotelDay 4 – 6 Hurghada Free for Leisure in Hurghada or possibility to book an optional trip, overnight in HurghadaDay 07 Final departure Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your final departure
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6 Night Pyramids & Red Sea Fly in Package

Egypt Diving Holiday including flights from Johannesburg

IN ZAR2 Adults 4 Adults
01 Feb - 30 Sep (excl 01-10 Apr)R13,660 ppR13,340 pp
Based on cheapest airfares
Airport taxes included
Package rates includes:
  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Cairo on Egypt Air
  • Return domestic flights from Cairo to Hurghada on Egypt Air
  • Airport taxes
  • Meet, assist at Airports
  • Private guided tour to the Pyramids & Sphinx area with entrance fees
  • Private guided tour to the Egyptian Museum with entrance fees
  • 03 nights accommodation in Cairo at the 5* Fairmont Nile City on B&B basis
  • 03 nights accommodation in Hurghada at the 4+*Sonesta Hurghada on Half Board basis
Package rates excludes:
  • Entrance into any of the Pyramids or the solar boat
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Visas (Free of charge for South African Passport holders / Must be arranged before travelling to Egypt)

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