Absolute Egypt

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Embark on an incredible journey filled with culture, adventure and sunshine. Head out to the heart of ancient knowledge and home to one of Seven Wonders of the ancient world, Alexandria. Meet a camel and snap a selfie with the incredible Pyramids at your backdrop. Sail down the Nile like a true Egyptian before sleeping under the bright stars. Unfold the countless mysteries Valley of the Kings behold, then haggle your way through bustling Cairo markets. Finish it off with a taste of relaxation and adventure in the Red Sea paradise of Dahab. Surf the waves to your will and marvel at the otherworldly Mt. Sinai.

Accommodation
5 and 4 star hotels,traditional felucca boat
Guide
Services of experienced Eqyptologist guides
Airport Transfer
Arrival and departure transfers. See "Airport Transfer" under Overview section.
Transportation
Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus.
Meals
15 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 3 dinners
Add Ons
Local Payment: £0
Destinations
  • Cairo
  • Egypt
Tour Types
  • Youth
  • 18-30 somethings
  • Cultural
Day 1: Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! At the Cairo terminal keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk sign, we pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 6:00pm as we meet both the other tour members and the guide for an informal meeting. After the meeting you have free time to start exploring Cairo. Accommodation The Oasis Hotel – 4 Star Included Activities Welcome Meeting Optional Activities Group Dinner on Cruise - 450 EGP

Day 2: Cairo, Alexandria, Cairo
Rise and shine, we’re travelling back in time to the home of ancient knowledge. Depart for Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt and walk the ruins one of the largest and most significant libraries ever on earth. The Great Library of Alexandria stood for decades as the universal capital of knowledge and learning for all ancient scholars. Stand where the Lighthouse of Alexandria once stood, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the tallest structure men has seen for centuries. Alexandria is a must-see for all travellers alike! Once you get your daily dose of history and ancient culture, return to Cairo for overnight stay. Accommodation The Oasis Hotel – 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of Alexandria Entrance Fees Alexandria Library 70 EGP Catacombs 80 EGP Pompey's Pillar 80 EGP Citadel 60 EGP

Day 3: Cairo City Tour, Luxor
Prepare your lenses for the breath-taking, world-famous Pyramids and the Sphinx. Face all their 4,600-year glory and embrace the only remaining Ancient Wonder of the World. After everyone had their dose of awe, we head out to Sakkara for sightseeing. The first capital of ancient Egypt is famous for the step pyramid built in 2700 B.C. Later in the afternoon, board the bus to Luxor and check into our premium hotel by the Nile. Accommodation Steigenberger Nile palace Hotel – 5 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of Giza PyramidsSightseeing of SphinxSightseeing of Sakkara Pyramid Entrance Fees Giza Pyramids/Sphinx - 200 EGPSakkara Pyramid - 180 EGP

Day 4: Luxor, Aswan
After breakfast, depart for the vast Karnak Temple Complex, one of the most important religious centres of ancient Egypt with its marvellous temples. Your Egyptologist guide will enlighten you with the most intriguing stories and mythologies fuelling such creations for millennia. In the afternoon drive to Aswan for overnight stay. Accommodation Tolip Hotel - 5 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of Karnak Temple Optional Activities Nubian Dinner - 26 USD Entrance Fees Karnak Temple - 200 EGP

Day 5: Aswan, Felucca Cruise
Time to explore Aswan, famed for its skilled artisans and the Unfinished Obelisk. Take a short motorboat ride to reach the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, divine mother of the pharaohs. The temple is set beautifully on an island in the middle of the Nile. Early in the morning you can join the optional trip to the gorgeous Abu Simbel, an iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a must-do for all keen on history and mythology. Later in the afternoon, embark your felucca to cruise on the Nile. Accommodation Traditional Egyptian Felucca Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included Activities Sightseeing of Aswan and Philae Temple Sailing On The Felucca Optional Activities Abu Simbel - 94 USD Entrance Fees Philae Temple - 180 EGP

Day 6: Felucca Cruise on the Nile
Today is a chill-day sailing down the Nile, watching beautiful scenery and waving to the locals swimming and fishing. Whilst absorbing the stunning temples along the coast, sit back and enjoy the relaxing breeze. Have a dip in the Nile, play beach-ball with locals and prepare for a locally-prepared feast. Accommodation Traditional Egyptian Felucca Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included Activities Sailing on the Felucca

Day 7: Felucca cruise on the Nile, Edfu, Komombo, Luxor
Time to bid farewell to our lovely felucca. Start off the day with a visit to the Kom Ombo Temple dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek. Next stop will be Edfu, home to one of the largest and best-preserved temples in Egypt. Dedicated to the falcon god Horus, the temple was built over 180-years from 237 BC to 57 BC. As you get your dose of marvel, ride to Luxor and check into the hotel. After a refreshing break, brace for the Luxor Temple, dedicated to the great god Amun. The temple was built on top of a smaller structure dating back to 14th century BC! Accommodation Steigenberger Nile palace Hotel – 5 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of Edfu TempleSightseeing of Komombo TempleSightseeing of Luxor Temple Entrance Fees Edfu Temple - 180 EGPKomombo Temple - 140 EGPLuxor Temple - 160 EGP

Day 8: Luxor, Cairo
The West Bank of the Nile awaits with the incredible Valley of the Kings. Also known as “City of the Dead”, it's home to fancy royal tombs carved into desert rocks and filled with treasures for the Pharaoh afterlife. As you’d expect, here lied the famous mummy of Tutankhamun III. Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is the next stop. As you try to break the spell of ancient wonders, drive to Cairo for overnight stay. Accommodation The Oasis Hotel – 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of Valley Of The KingsSightseeing of Temple of Queen Hatshepsut Optional Activities Hot Air Balloon - 124 USD Entrance Fees Valley Of The Kings - 244 EGPQueen Hatshepsut - 142 EGP

Day 9: Cairo City Tour
The journey continues with one of the most important museums dedicated to the ancient world. Egyptian Museum of Cairo houses around 120,000 ancient Egyptian relics and antiquities. Then roam around Cairo stopping by the Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohammed Ali, the Hanging Church and the world-famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Make sure to wear your haggling hats and brace for the mayhem! Accommodation The Oasis Hotel – 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of CairoSightseeing of Egyptian MuseumSightseeing of Citadel of SaladinSightseeing of Mohammed Ali Mosque Sightseeing of Hanging ChurchSightseeing of Bazaar Khan El- Khalili Entrance Fees Egyptian Museum - 220 EGPCitadel of Saladin - 180 EGP

Day 10: Cairo, Nuweiba, Dahab
Following an early breakfast, head out to the Red Sea paradise of Dahab. Pack your swimsuit close and ready for a dip in the sea. You’ll get plenty of swimming, snorkeling, diving and sunbathing. The perfect way to relax after a week of cultural discovery. Accommodation Dahab Paradise Hotel - 3 Star Meals Included Breakfast

Day 11: Dahab, Mt. Sinai Trek
Today our Dahab experience starts with an optional snorkeling trip to the famous Blue Hole. Here you can snorkel off the shore, swim along colourful fish and experience the beauty of the coral reefs. Dahab is renowned for being one of the best diving destinations in the region, offering an unforgettable experience to divers of all levels. Depart for St. Catherine in the evening. Late at night (about 1:30 a.m. on Day 11) start the ascend to Mt. Sinai, where you'll witness the spectacular sunrise which blankets the surrounding peaks in gold, unveiling one of the best views in Egypt. Accommodation Dahab Paradise Hotel - 3 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Mt Sinai TrekSightseeing of Dahab Optional Activities Mountain Dinner - 24 USDSnorkelling at Blue Hole - 34 USD

Day 12: St. Catherine, Dahab
Start off the day with a visit to the beautiful St. Catherine Monastery before you drive back to Dahab. Free time to rest up and recharge after the hike. Get to improve your waterskiing or wake boarding skills and ride the waves to cool off. Accommodation Dahab Paradise Hotel - 3 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of St. Catherine Monastery

Day 13: Dahab
Just lay back and relax by the golden beaches. Soak in the sun and the breeze to recharge. Have long swims, enjoy local tastes and get your dose of the Red Sea. When you're ready for some adventure, hop on camel trekking for a bumpy ride. Accommodation Dahab Paradise Hotel - 3 Star Meals Included Breakfast Optional Activities Camel TrekkingScuba Diving - EUR 45

Day 14: Dahab
Another day to relax under the sun and cool in the sea. If you have energy to spare, why not try out some water sports or attractions. Alternatively you can browse the bazaars and markets to practice your bartering skills and collect the best souvenirs. Cherish your final day by the Red Sea under the Egyptian sun. Accommodation Dahab Paradise Hotel - 3 Star Meals Included Breakfast Optional Activities Snorkelling at Blue Hole - 34 USD

Day 15: Dahab, Cairo
After spending your morning in Dahab, hop on board the coach for a long and scenic drive to Cairo. Have a final tour of the bustling markets or a group dinner with your travel mates. Accommodation The Oasis Hotel – 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast

Day 16: Cairo
Have your final breakfast on us and start bidding farewells to your travel mates. Check-out of the hotel in Cairo (11:00am) and catch the transfer to the airport at the end of your tour. Time to start counting days for your next adventure with Travel Talk! Meals Included Breakfast

Accommodation
5 and 4 star hotels,traditional felucca boat

Airport Transfer
Arrival and departure transfers. See "Airport Transfer" under Overview section.

Meals
15 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 3 dinners

Transportation
Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus.

Guide
Services of experienced Eqyptologist guides

Dates Price Single Availability
06-Nov-2020 for 15 Nights
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20-Nov-2020 for 15 Nights
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04-Dec-2020 for 15 Nights
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18-Dec-2020 for 15 Nights
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25-Dec-2020 for 15 Nights
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Group Size:25 - 30
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Accommodation:5 and 4 star hotels,traditional felucca boat
Difficulty:Easy
Meals:15 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 3 dinners
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