Grand Tour of Egypt

The Grand tour takes you to the ancient Pyramids and Sphinx.  Discover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Follow in the footsteps of the Pharaohs as you drift along the famous river on a Nile Cruise Liner. Moor up beside stunning historic sites and drift off to sleep above the gentle waves.  Furthermore, you experience the long beaches and clear waters of Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, and visit the historical Monastery of St. Catherine.

At a GlanceEgypt view of an ancient temple
Day 1    Welcome to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel
Day 2    Pyramids & Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara
Day 3    Museum, Citadel and Khan Bazaar. Train to Aswan
Day 4    Transfer to Nile Cruise Liner. Start of Nile cruise program
Day 5    Visit Kom Ombo and Edfu Temple
Day 6    Luxor: Visit Karnak & Luxor Temples
Day 7    Leave for Hurghada and check in at hotel
Day 8    Hurghada: day at leisure
Day 9    Hurghada: day free
Day 10  Ferry transfer to Sharm El Sheikh.
Day 11  Sharm El Sheikh: day at leisure
Day 12  Evening transfer to St Catherine
Day 13  Climb Mount Moses, visit the monastery. Return to Sharm
Day 14  Coach travel to Cairo. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15  Transfer to Cairo APT. End of tour

As the Egyptian Tourist Authority says, Egypt Has It All – from Cairo with the Pyramids and the Sphinx, the largest collection of antiquities in the Egyptian Museum with the astonishing treasures of the boy-king Tutankhamun, to the luxury Nile cruises, desert safaris, diving and snorkelling in the Red Sea and ancient history with unbelievable sites like the famous Valley of the Kings holding the tombs of the Pharaohs.

Highlights

During this unique journey, you will not only visit the pyramids, ancient temples, tombs, churches and mosques.
You will also have a chance to enjoy the majestic Nile like the pioneering voyagers – aboard a luxury Nile Cruise Liner.

Stay in Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh – both delightful Red Sea Resorts. See St Catherine and climb Mount Moses. Wander through the lively open air market places or Souqs.

Travelling through Egypt is definitely an experience you are bound to remember.

Additional information

Hotel Rating4 Star, 5 Star
1

Day 1

Cairo
* Arrive at Cairo International Airport.
* You will be met by our representative who will assist you through immigration.
* Transfer to the hotel and check-in.
* The remainder of the day is at your leisure
2

Day 2

Cairo
* After breakfast; enjoy a full day visit to the Pyramids; Sphinx; Memphis & Sakkara.
* Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
3

Day 3

Cairo
* Check out after breakfast and proceed on a full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum; Citadel and Bazaar.
* After the tour; you will be transferred to Cairo station and board the overnight sleeper train for Aswan.
* Train departs Cairo at 8 pm and arrives in Aswan at 8 am (next day).
* Dinner and overnight on train.
4

Day 4

Nile Cruise
* Morning arrival in Aswan station.
* You are met by our representative for transfer to the Nile Cruise Liner.
* Visit the High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk.
* Overnight on board the Nile Cruise Liner.
5

Day 5

Nile Cruise
* Sail to Kom Ombo and visit Kom Ombo Temple.
* Sail to Edfu and visit Edfu Temple.
* Continue sailing onto Luxor and overnight on board the Nile Cruise Liner.
6

Day 6

Nile Cruise
* This morning visit the Temples of Karnak & Luxor.
* Overnight on board the Nile Cruise Liner.
7

Day 7

Hurghada
* Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Hurghada by deluxe coach (Luxor/Hurghada: 285 km Departs at 8 am or 2 pm).
* Arrive Hurghada and check-in at the hotel.
* The balance of the day is at your leisure.
* Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Hurghada
8

Day 8

Hurghada
* The day is at your leisure to explore the surrounds of Hurghada.
* Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Hurghada.
9

Day 9

Hurghada
* Today is at your leisure to relax and enjoy Hurghada.
* Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Hurghada.
10

Day 10

Sharm El Sheikh
* Check out after breakfast and transfer to Hurghada Port and board the ferry to Sharm El Sheikh (approx. 1.5 hours).
* On arrival in Sharm El Sheikh; you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check-in.
* The remainder of the day at your leisure.
* Overnight at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
11

Day 11

Sharm El Sheikh
* Today is at your leisure to enjoy all that Sharm El Sheikh has to offer.
* Overnight at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
12

Day 12

Sharm El Sheikh
* Today is at your leisure.
* Later this evening you will be transferred to St. Catherine’s Monastery where you will climb Mount Moses.
* Overnight at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
13

Day 13

Sharm El Sheikh
* Rise very early to climb Mount Moses and watch the sun rise from the top.
* Make your way down the mountain and enjoy a visit to St. Catherine’s Monastery.
* Return to Sharm El Sheikh.
* Balance of the day at your leisure.
* Overnight at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
14

Day 14

Cairo
* After breakfast; check out of the hotel and transfer to Coach terminal for return journey to Cairo.
* On arrival; you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check-in.
* The balance of the day at your leisure.
* Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
15

Day 15

 Cairo
* Check out after breakfast.
* Later this evening you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight.
* Services end at Cairo International Airport.
* Thank you for choosing Azure Travel for your Egypt experience. We value your patronage & look forward to serving you again in the near future.

* 3 Nights Cairo on bed and breakfast
* 3 Nights 5 star Nile Cruise Liner on full board (3 meals) including all shore excursions
* Road Transfer Luxor / Hurghada in A/C vehicle
* 3 Nights Hurghada on half board (2 meals)
* Ferry crossing Hurghada / Sharm El Sheikh approx 1,30 hours
* 4 Nights Sharm el Shekih on bed and breakfast, including a visit to St.Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Moses.
* 2 Full Day Tours in Cairo
* 1 Night Sleeper Train from Cairo to Aswan on half board (2 meals)
* Transfer from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo by Regular Deluxe A/C Coach
* English Speaking local Guide during Tours mentioned in the Program

* The above rate is LAND ONLY, and EXCLUDES ALL INTERNATIONAL/DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
* Departure & fuel taxes
* Seasonal Supplements MAY apply
* Rates valid at time of quoting, and all subject to any exchange rate fluctuations, airlines and supplier rate changes and fuel levies.
* Ferry crossing Hurghada-Sharm El Sheikh is subject to reconfirmation

* The above rate is LAND ONLY, and EXCLUDES ALL INTERNATIONAL/DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
* Departure & fuel taxes
* Seasonal Supplements MAY apply
* Rates valid at time of quoting, and all subject to any exchange rate fluctuations, airlines and supplier rate changes and fuel levies.
* Ferry crossing Hurghada-Sharm El Sheikh is subject to reconfirmation

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Rates valid for travel between 01 August to 30 September 2017.
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Egypt view of Pyramid at Memphis and Sakkara
Egypt view of Moses Mountain for high up
Egypt St. Catherines Monastery
Egypt hotel at Sharm el Sheikh with beach and grass umbrellas
Egypt Sharm el Sheikh with white beaches and blue sea
Egypt view of street in Hughada
Egypt Hurghada view of beach with boats on the water
Egypt view of Hurghada beach
Egypt temples of Karnak at Luxor
Egypt view of Edfu Temple
Egypt view of Aswan High Dam wall
Egypt exterior view of the Egyptian museum
Egypt view of Pyramid at Memphis and Sakkara
Egypt view of Cairo from the Citadel