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Great Pyramids, Luxor & All-Inc. Hurghada

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The perfect combination of sightseeing and relaxation, this tour focuses on Egypt's most emblematic sights. Discover the Great Pyramids and the temples of Luxor before relaxing on the sun-kissed shores of the Red Sea!

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Cairo
Giza
Hurghada
Luxor
Red Sea
Included
All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Some meals
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Departures Available
until March 2023
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From + £ 180
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An essential journey through Egyptian history, culture and landscapes! Begin in Cairo, home to the legendary Great Pyramids, the last surviving Wonder of the Ancient World! Next, explore the famous Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor before heading to the sun-kissed beaches of the Red Sea to indulge in an All-Inclusive stay in the resort town of Hurghada, known for its abundant coral reefs!

8 days trip including flights*

8 days and 7 nights in destination

1

LON - CAI

Cairo

2

Cairo

3

Luxor

4

Hurghada

5

Hurghada

6

Hurghada

7

Cairo

8

CAI - LON

* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.

The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Cairo

t's time to unearth the secrets of Ancient Egypt and get to know the vibrant culture of Egypt's most emblematic cities. Arrive at your departure airport ready to check-in for a flight to Cairo.Touch down in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. Once settled, the remainder of the day is free at your leisure to get to know the sights and sounds of the Egyptian capital. Why not explore the historic bazaars of the old town or stop by a local cafe to try authentic Arabic coffee! Overnight stay in Cairo. 

Optional
Experience Egypt: Pack of 3 Excursions
Optional
Ultimate Egypt: Pack of 4 Excursions
2nd Day: Cairo

Breakfast in the hotel. Visit the last remaining Wonder of the Ancient World today. Head to the Giza plateau, home to the three Great Pyramids, built over 4,500 years ago and dedicated to the pharaohs of ancient Egypt! Explore the pyramids and learn about their fascinating history as you walk in the footsteps of the pharaohs. Afterwards, continue to the Great Sphinx, the symbolic guardian of the pyramids, and the incredible Temple of the Valley The remainder of the afternoon is free to explore Cairo at your own pace. We recommend an optional excursion to Memphis and the ancient Sakkara necropolis.* Overnight stay in Cairo.

*Optional Excursion to Memphis & Sakkara: Visit Memphis, once the place of residence of the Egyptian pharaohs, and the nearby necropolis of Sakkara. See the stepped pyramid of Djoser, built by Imhotep, and explore the complete funeral complex of Mastabas. Continue to Mit Rahina to visit the open-air museum.

For the fullest experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

Included
Great Pyramids, Sphinx & Temple of the Valley Excursion
Optional
Memphis & Sakkara Excursion
3rd Day: Cairo - Luxor

Breakfast at the hotel. Early this morning, transfer to the airport for a flight to Luxor. Adventure awaits today as you explore the incredible Luxor Temple, dating back to 1400 BCE, before paying a visit to the legendary Temple of Karnak complex. Home to a vast array of ruined temples, chapels, columns and other ancient buildings, explore the site, soak up the unique atmosphere and let your imagination run wild as you learn about life in Ancient Egypt! Afterwards, head to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. To discover more of historic Luxor, why not take an optional excursion to the famous Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hatshepsut?* Overnight stay in Luxor. 

*Optional Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut Excursion: Explore the Valley of the Kings, home to the tomb of Tutankhamon! It is here that the most powerful and influential kings of Ancient Egypt were buried. After touring the site, continue to the Temple of Hatshepsut and visit the incredible Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III.

For the fullest experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

Included
Luxor & Karnak Temples Tour
Optional
Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut Excursion
4th Day: Luxor - Hurghada

Breakfast at the hotel. Ready for a little beachside relaxation? At the indicated time, transfer by road to Hurghada,* a popular resort on the Red Sea known for its white sand, crystalline waters and abundant coral reefs! Arrive, get settled at the hotel and begin to enjoy your stay on an all-inclusive basis! Overnight stay in Hurghada.

*The journey by road is approximately 4 hours in duration. You will have the option to upgrade to an internal flight from Luxor to Hurghada in the next step of the booking process. 

5th Day: Hurghada

All-Inclusive. Enjoy a day at your leisure relaxing in Hurghada, enjoying the laid-back beaches and making the most of your hotels facilities. We recommend heading into the lively downtown district in the evening, filled with street stalls and shisha bars. Overnight stay in Hurghada.  

6th Day: Hurghada

All-Inclusive. Enjoy another relaxed day in beautiful Hurghada. Make the most of the year-round warm sea temperatures to do some snorkelling in this diving hot spot or take a stroll around the Old Town of El Dahar, home to traditional coffee shops and souks. Overnight stay in Hurghada.

7th Day: Hurghada - Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer by road back to Cairo. Arrive, check-in at the hotel and get settled in for your last evening in Egypt. We recommend an optional excursion to the Saladin Citadel and/or a visit to the famous Egyptian Museum and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar.* Overnight stay in Cairo

Optional Egyptian Museum & Khan El-Khalili Bazaar: Visit the iconic Egyptian Museum. This world-renowned museum is home to the largest collection of jewels, relics and statues from the golden age of the pharaohs. Afterwards, enjoy a stroll through the lively Khan El-Khalili neighbourhood, home to the largest and oldest bazaar in the city!

Optional Excursion to Saladin Citadel: Visit the Alabaster Mosque and medieval fortification of Saladin Citadel, perched atop a hill in central Cairo and dating back to the 12th-century. Learn about the importance of the site to Egypt's Islamic heritage before walking through the Coptic Neighborhood, home to various churches.

For the fullest experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

Optional
Saladin Citadel Excursion
Optional
Egyptian Museum & Khan El-Khalili Bazaar
8th Day: Cairo - UK/Ireland

Breakfast * at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Accommodation: 7 Nights

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Included activities

If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Included

Included activity for day 2

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Great Pyramids, Sphinx & Temple of the Valley Excursion

Visit the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Explore the pyramids and learn about their fascinating history, before admiring the craftsmanship of the legendary Great Sphinx and exploring the Temple of the Valley!

Not included: Entrance fees to Pyramids

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Included

Included activity for day 3

Physical rating:

Active

Luxor & Karnak Temples Tour

Explore Luxor Temple and visit the legendary Temple of Karnak complex. Home to a vast array of ruined temples, chapels, columns and other ancient buildings, explore the site and learn about life and belief systems in Ancient Egypt!

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
If you have reduced mobility you can request assistance for these activities by speaking to one of our experts
Optional

Suggested activity for day 1

Physical rating:

Active

Experience Egypt: Pack of 3 Excursions

Make the most of your time in Egypt with this package of three optional excursions: Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut Excursion (Luxor) Egyptian Museum & Khan El-Khalili Bazaar (Cairo) and a visit to the Saladin Citadel (Cairo).

What's included: Entrances and transfers.

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 1

Physical rating:

Active

Ultimate Egypt: Pack of 4 Excursions

Enjoy the fullest experience of Egypt with this package of four optional excursions: Memphis & Sakkara (Cairo), Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut (Luxor) Egyptian Museum & Khan El-Khalili Bazaar (Cairo) and a visit to Saladin Citadel (Cairo).

What's included: Entrances and transfers

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 2 in Saqqara

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Active

Memphis & Sakkara Excursion

Visit ancient Memphis and the nearby necropolis of Sakkara. See the stepped pyramid of Djoser, built by Imhotep, and explore the complete funeral complex of Mastabas. Continue to Mit Rahina to visit the open-air museum.

What's included: Transport, English-speaking guide, entrance fees to Sakkara Complex and Memphis open air museum.

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Optional

Suggested activity for day 3

Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: 06:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Active

Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut Excursion

Explore the Valley of the Kings, home to the tomb of Tutankhamon! It is here that the most powerful and influential kings of Ancient Egypt were buried. After touring the site, continue to the Temple of Hatshepsut and visit the incredible Colossi of Memnon.

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Cairo - UK/Ireland.
  • Internal flights: Cairo - Luxor *
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  • 7 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels.
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  • 4 breakfasts and All-Inclusive in Hurghada.
  • Transfer in an air conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits and entrances fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • English-speaking guide.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Visa (required)* drinks, tips** and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* Visa issued on arrival. Price approx. $25 USD.

** Mandatory gratuities of $20 USD per person must be paid on arrival at the destination. 

 

Please note: Mandatory gratuities of $20 USD per person must be paid on arrival at the destination.These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Egyptian culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not. 

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days after you have made your booking or delivered to you on arrival at your destination.

  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport with at least six months validity.
  • Visa
    A visa is required. Issued on arrival in the country. Price approx: $25.
  • Currency
    Egyptian Pound.
  • Language
    Arabic.
  • Electricity
    220 V. Adapter not required but recommended.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from the UK.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 02:00.
  • Other useful information
    Egypt has a desert climate with mild winters and very hot summers.
  • Tourist Office website
    http://www.egypt.travel/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

Children: 2 - 11 years.

Triple room: In general, triple rooms will have a double bed/ two single beds and a rollaway or sofa bed.

 

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