HATHOR: Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh ,Petra

  • Destination: Cairo, Egypt, Jordan, Sharm el-Sheikh
  • Duration: 7 days

PRIVATE TRIP – On this 7-day tour see the highlights of Cairo with Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo. Then Relax on the beach of Sharm El Sheikh, and Enjoy PETRA Overday trip!!

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Day 1

HATHOR: Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Petra

Cairo (no meal)

The representative of our agency welcome you upon arrival at Cairo airport, after customs control with a sign bearing your name and that of the agency. Then you will be transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver at your hotel. Check into your room. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2

Cairo (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Discovery of the Giza plateau and the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument erected by the man with a height of 146 meters. The Sphinx (lion head of Pharaoh), guardian enigmatic tombs and temple, it is turned towards the east to protect the tombs of the looters. It measures 73 meters long, 20 meters high and was carved from a single block of stone. (Optional: Camel or Horse Ride at Giza). Egyptian Lunch at local restaurant. Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Cairo / Sharm El Sheikh (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Egyptian lunch at local restaurant. Then, Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. After visit, you will be transferred to Cairo Domestic Airport to catch flight go to Sharm El Sheikh. Flight Cairo/Sharm El Sheikh. Arrival to Sharm El Sheikh, welcome and transfer to your hotel. Check in at your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4

Sharm El Sheikh (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5

Sharm El Sheikh / Petra / Sharm El Sheikh (Petra excursion only Tuesday and Friday) (B, L)

Early morning (3.00 am), we will pick you up from your Hotel at Sharm El Sheikh and transfer to Taba Port. Take the ferry in direction of Aqaba. Arrival, we will pick you up from Aqaba Port by the cruise exit door. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle for about 1.5 hours towards Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and founded a commercial empire. You can start the trip on horseback or by foot to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then walk to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury, from here to the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. After the tour we will drive you back to Aqaba. Ferry from Aqaba to Taba. Arrival to Taba Port, transfer back to your hotel at Sharm El Sheikh (arrival at 22h30). Overnight at hotel.

Day 6

Sharm El Sheikh (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7

Cairo (B)

Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for take your departure flight.

Price per person

From October 2013 till April 2014 Double Single
  • Cairo: Horizon Pyramids Hotel (3*)
  • Sharm El Sheikh: Falcon Hills Hotel (3*)
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  • Cairo: Barcelo Pyramids Hotel (4*)
  • Sharm El Sheikh: Helnan Marina Hotel (4*)
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  • Cairo: Mercure Cairo Sphinx Hotel (5*)
  • Sharm El Sheikh: Moevenpick Resort Hotel (5*)
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Itinerary INCLUDING the following:
  • Meet and Assist by our representative
  • Luggage handling Assistance
  • All private transfers as mentioned in program in private air-conditioned minibus with driver
  • 2 nights in Hotel at Cairo, room with air-condition and private bathroom, including daily breakfast
  • 4 night in Hotel at Sharm El Sheikh, room with air-condition and private bathroom, including daily breakfast
  • All private sightseeing tour (except Petra) as mentioned in program with: transport in private air-conditioned minibus with driver, Private English-speaking Guide & main Entrance fees tickets of sites
  • Petra Excursion (Sharing Trip), including: transport in private air-conditioned minibus with driver Sharm El Sheikh/Taba/Sharm El Sheikh, Visa for Jordan, Ferry Tickets Taba/Aqaba/Taba, Transport in sharing A/C minibus and English-Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees of Sit, lunch at Petra, Horse Ride at Petra (approx. 5mn)
  • Domestic Flight Egyptair: Cairo/Sharm El Sheikh
  • Egyptian lunch at local restaurant as mentioned on the itinerary (beverage not including)
  • All taxes & service charge

 

Itinerary EXCLUDING the following:
  • International flights
  • Visa ($15 per passport, you can get it upon arrival at Aswan Airport)
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional and extra activities
  • Any meals not mentioned in program, drinks, phone calls, laundry and any personal spend
  • Tips are not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation

 

List of Optional:
    – Camel or Horse Ride at Giza
    – Sound and Light Show to the Pyramids
    – Nile Dinner Cruise with belly dancing show
    – Felucca on the Nile at Cairo

 

General Information:
    – This itinerary is a PRIVATE TRIP, not joining Group. That mean you will have the Tour Guide and vehicle only for you.
    – B= Breakfast / L= Lunch / D= Dinner / *Egyptian Classification
    – Price is an estimate quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 30 April 2014, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
    – Single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy. So there will be a different rate for solo traveler.


NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be done. Marvelous Egypt Travel is not liable for these changes.