Ahlan wa sahlan. Welcome! At Cairo airport, our representative will meet and assist you through all formalities. He will accompany you to your hotel where you can enjoy your first evening and night in Cairo. (No meals)
Sabah el kheir! This morning you will be visiting the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza. You will have the opportunity to ride a camel and wander around the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World. Once you have finished this part, its onwards to the Papyrus Museum, where, if your children are accompanying you, they will get a complementary papyrus cartouche. We will make sure your evening will end on a splendid note with dinner on a Nile cruise boat with a belly dancing show. Overnight at your hotel. (Breakfast, dinner)
On the way to the Egyptian Museum this morning, we will pass by Tahrir square, where many parts of the scenes of the country’s most recent history were played upon. After the museum, our guide will take you to the Islamic areas of Cairo, most notably the Citadel of Saladin and the magnificent Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Afterwards, we head to Coptic Cairo home to one of the oldest churches in Egypt, the Muallaqa or the Hanging Church, built above the gate-house of the roman Babylon fortress. Next stop is the Saint Sergius Church said to be the resting place of the Holy Family after they fled Israel. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast and lunch)
It’s on to Luxor today aboard a short flight from Cairo airport. Upon arrival we will check you in at your hotel and after freshening up, our guide will take you to the East Bank of the old city of Thebes, now modern Luxor. First, we will drop by Karnak Temple complex, considered to be the largest complex of temples in world. We will then proceed to Luxor Temple. The evening is free and yours to enjoy. Overnight at a Luxor hotel. (Breakfast)
Get ready for an early start so we may avoid the noonday heat in the Valley of the Kings. There you will visit a number of tombs, as well as the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in the Valley of the Queens and the Colossi of Memnon. After returning to the East Bank, the children will get a chance to sail on a felucca and have some fun on Banana Island. We will return you in the evening to your hotel for your last night in Luxor. (Breakfast)
Off we go to board an early flight to Sharm el Sheikh, Red sea resort on the Sinai Peninsula. One hour away from there we will reach Dahab, a resort named after its golden sandy beaches. For the rest of day, you will bask in the sun and explore the area at your leisure. Overnight at hotel in Dahab. (Breakfast, dinner)
A day in the sun. For a start, we will take a 4x4 jeep safari in South Sinai, a desert region running along the coastline of the Red Sea. Once we are done, you can go on discovering the canyon, the Valley of the Wings and the Nawames el Kon. Enjoy a walk through the sand dunes and do all the photography you like. We will have lunch at the oasis with local Bedouins as your hosts. Late afternoon we will head back to Dahab to drop you off at your hotel. (All meals included)
Today is the day for watersports. Finally, you will get to snorkel and catch sight of the fantastic fishes under the deep blue Red sea and in one of the most famous places in Dahab, namely the “Blue Hole”. (Optional) Upon returning to your hotel sometime late afternoon, we will take you on a camel ride along the beach, around the blue lagoon. By sunset, we will head back to your hotel. (All meals included)
Today we offer you an Optional Day trip. Early morning risers might want to go to Saint Catherine’s Monastery, one of the oldest working monasteries in the world, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
If you opt not go, you may spend the day at your leisure. Plenty of activities present themselves to you in Dahab. Water activities, the town and its shops, sun-bathing. Anything. We will gladly assist you. Last night in Dahab, though. Make the most of it. (All meals included)
This morning we will head back by car to Sharm el Sheikh to board a flight to Cairo. Once back in Cairo, the day is yours to fill. Enjoy your last day in Egypt!
We hope you had a wonderful trip and that we served you well. Have a safe trip back. Our agent will accompany you to Cairo airport and bid you farewell.