Sightseeing Holidays & Tours in Africa

8 Days Cairo and Red Sea

For the best holiday deal to see Hurghada and the Red Sea, look no further! Stop over and see the big pyramids and sphinx, visit the Egyptian museum and the famous Khan El Khalili bazaars known for their narrow pathways. Spend 7 days at a beach resort in Hurghada, the highlight of the trip.HIGHLIGHTS:- Pyramids and Sphinx - Egyptian Museum - Khan El Khalili bazaars - Hurghada Beach HolidayPackages include flights from Johannesburg and can be tailored with flights from Cape Town, Durban or other major airport in South Africa. 

Summary

Bed & Breakfast

4 Days / 3 Nights
A/C Vehicle

Egypt

Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival Cairo Meet at Cairo airport upon arrival by our ground handler who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will be escorted immediately to your hotel by an AC modern fleet. Overnight in Cairo.Day 02 - Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx Breakfast at the hotel then check out and 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 marvellous 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 Jewellery shop. 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.Your reward for the day 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 areaTransfer to the airport for your flight to Hurghada. Meet & assist upon arrival at Hurghada Airport & transfer to the hotelDay 03 - 07 Hurghada Enjoy 6 nights in Hurghada at a beach resort. Optional tours and excursions can be pre booked.Day 08 Departure Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your final departure
Rates quoted per person sharing

8 Days Cairo & Red Sea Fly in Package

Cairo & Red Sea including flights from Johannesburg

IN ZAR2 Adults 3 Adults6 AdultsSingle
15 Jan - 10 AprR11,315 ppR11,022 ppR10,799 ppR12,705 pp
11 Apr - 20 AprR11,950 ppR11,675 ppR10,434 ppR13,341 pp
21 Apr - 30 AprR11,315 ppR11,022 ppR10,799 ppR12,705 pp
01 May -30 JunR11,040 ppR10,765 ppR10,540 ppR12,327 pp
01 Jul - 30 SepR11,110 ppR10,833 ppR10,592 ppR12,413 pp
*Based on cheapest airfares
Airport taxes included
Package rates includes:
  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Cairo on Egypt Air
  • Airport taxes
  • 1 night accommodation in Cairo at the Mercure Le Sphinx hotel on BB basis
  • 6 nights’ accommodation at the Grand Seas Hostmark in Hurghada on HB
  • Full day guided tour of the Pyramids & the Sphinx & Egyptian museum incl entrance fees
  • All transfers from/to airport in a/c vehicles.
  • Meet & assist at Cairo & Sharm airports
Package rates excludes:
  • Entrance into any of the Pyramids or the solar boat
  • Drinks where not mentioned
  • Tipping (Guides/representatives/drivers/porters)
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Visas (Free of charge for South African Passport holders / Must be arranged before travelling to Egypt)

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