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8 Days Cairo & Red Sea

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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 Holiday

Packages include flights from Johannesburg and can be tailored with flights from Cape Town, Durban or other major airport in South Africa.


 

  • 8 Days Cairo & Red Sea
  • 8 Days Cairo & Red Sea
  • 8 Days Cairo & Red Sea
  • 8 Days Cairo & Red Sea
  • 8 Days Cairo & Red Sea
  • 8 Days Cairo & Red Sea

Summary

  • 1+ Crew Member
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Min 1 passenger
  • Egypt
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • A/C Vehicle

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 area

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Hurghada.
Meet & assist upon arrival at Hurghada Airport & transfer to the hotel

Day 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 ZAR 2 Adults
3 Adults 6 Adults Single
15 Jan - 10 Apr 2017 R11,315 pp R11,022 pp R10,799 pp R12,705 pp
11 Apr - 20 Apr 2017 R11,950 pp R11,675 pp R10,434 pp R13,341 pp
21 Apr - 30 Apr 2017 R11,315 pp R11,022 pp R10,799 pp R12,705 pp
01 May -30 Jun 2017 R11,040 pp R10,765 pp R10,540 pp R12,327 pp
01 Jul - 30 Sep 2017 R11,110 pp R10,833 pp R10,592 pp R12,413 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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Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

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