Best of Egypt & Red Sea

Cairo, Luxor, Nile River, Aswan, Abu Simbel & Sharm El Sheikh

From SGD $9000 per person in low season
From SGD $9500 per person in high season

based on 10 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Full board during Nile Cruise

Price is based on two people sharing one room.

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At a Glance

  • Carefully curated list of hotels and cruise to experience Egypt in style

  • Opportunity to snorkel at Red Sea, home to some of the world's most stunning reefs and underwater ecosystem

  • Explore the less-visited St. Catherine Monastery and Mt. Sinai

  • Admire the scenery of riverside temples from your deck as your luxury cruise sail along the Nile

  • Harbouring 8,000 years of history, discover beloved icons like Pyramid and Abu Simbel

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Egypt enjoys a mild climate, making it a good year round destination. However, temperatures increase as you travel due south. Cairo can be chilly between December and February, and very hot between June and September. But the heat in Egypt is made bearable by the northerly breeze that leads to a drop in temperature at night. Peak temperatures in Upper Egypt occur between May and October, and are accompanied by extremely low humidity. The best time to visit Cairo is in the cooler months between November and March.

Cairo has long-standing populations of major religious groups and past colonial powers, so it’s possible to find celebrations for most every major holiday. Islam, however, is the prevailing force here, and the month of Ramadan is one of the most pronounced Islamic holidays. It happens in July or August, and during this time, some shops and restaurants may stay closed during the daytime fast.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 3165 4050 to start planning your holiday.

Itinerary

A stylish way to explore Egypt, discover the multi-faceted Cairo and the treasure trove of history in the Great Pyramid, embark on a leisurely luxury cruise through the legendary Nile before unwinding in the biblical Red Sea with its rich marine ecosystem.

  1. Fly into Cairo

  2. Days 1-3: Cairo

    Glimpse into the very best of Cairo, including the Egyptian Museum which hosts a staggering collection of 120,000 exhibits, the magnificent Gayer Anderson Museum with its intricate architecture, the less-visited but charming Islamic Cairo, as well as an optional choice for either Coptic Cairo (Old Cairo with its Hanging Church and Abu Serga) or the vibrant Khan-el-Khalili bazaar (where you can practice your haggling on fabrics, spices, antiques and musical instruments).

    Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza (2 nights)

  3. Fly from Cairo to Luxor

  4. Days 3-7: Nile

    The legendary Nile River provides setting for the next 4 nights as you sail in style from Luxor to Aswan. Uncover Egypt's long-standing history as you visit the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and pass by the Colossi of Memnon.

    Heads to Qena into the Ptolemaic Temple of Goddess Hathor in Denderah. Continue to the East Bank of Luxor where you can marvel at the Temple of Luxor, erected in dedication to the God Amun.

    Your journey continue through Edfu's magnificent Temple of Gorus, Kom Ombo temple towards Aswan, where you will pay a visit to Philae Temple and Granite Quarries. Weather permitting, you will enjoy a unique sail on a traditional felucca around Elephantie Island, Lord Kitchener's Botanical Gardens and Agha Khan Mausoleum.

    Disembark in Aswan and take a flight to Abu Simbel, with four breathtaking statues set against the setting of Lake Nasser. Abu Simbel represents one of the most magnificent examples of ancient Egyptian art. Fly back to Cairo.

    Accommodation: Sanctuary Sun Boat IV (4 nights)

  5. Fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel to Cairo

  6. Days 7-9: Cairo

    Start your day at Dahshour, feauturing the lesser-visited Bent and Black Pyramids with less crowd. Experience Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt and located on the West Bank of the Nile. You will also visit the ancient Egyptian burial ground of Sakkara and the step pyramid of Djoser. Your highlight is without a doubt the famed Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx. Optional activities include a camel ride or sound and light show at the Pyramids.

    Accommodation: Marriott Mena House (2 nights)

  7. Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh

  8. Days 9-11: Sharm el Sheikh

    End off your journey in Sharm El Sheikh, a stunning resort by Red Sea which boasts some of the world's best reefs. While in Sharm El Sheikh, you will make a visit to Mount Sinai and the UNESCO-listed St. Catherine Monastery.

    Accommodation: Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh (2 nights)

  9. Fly home from Sharm El Sheikh

Experiences

  • 4 Nights Nile Cruise

    Experience the legendary river, passing through Egyptian heritage sites, including the West Bank as well as the temples of Karnak, Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Philae. In Aswan, sail by traditional Felucca to Agha Khan.

  • Abu Simbel's Colossal Temple

    Often considered the most impressive monument in Egypt after the Great Pyramids, visit the colossus temple of Ramses II, set by Lake Nasser. The four breathtaking statues in front of the temple are spectacular examples of ancient Egyptian art.

  • Cave Church in Mokattam

    See a different side of Cairo as you head to the Cave Church at Mokattam in southeastern Cairo.

  • Coptic Cairo

    Wander through the streets of Coptic Cairo, visiting key highlights such as The Hanging Church, Abu Serga, and if time permits, Ben Ezra Synagogue.

  • Egyptian Museum

    The Egyptian Museum is home to a plethora of ancient treasures exhibiting the very best of Egyptian antiquities.

  • Gayer Anderson Museum

    An insightful visit to Gayer Anderson Museum features impressive Islamic artefacts and Persian-styled decorations into the ancient residences of Beit el-Kiridiliya and Beit Amna Bent Salim.

  • Islamic Cairo

    Discover the romance of Islamic Cairo as you navigate from Citadel of Salah-el-Din, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque to an astounding city view from Ibn Tulun Mosque's minaret.

  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar

    Feel the vibrant Khan-el-Khalili bazaar with its labryinth-like souks.

  • Manial Palace

    Built by Prince Mohammed Ali Tewfik with a blend of European Art Nouveau, Rococo and Islamic architectural styles, the Manial Palace features intricately ornate facade and rooms.

  • Memphis

    Visit Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt, as well as the great Colossus of Ramses II.

  • Mount Sinai & St. Catherine

    A popular pilgrimage site, the scenic Mount Sinai and the UNESCO-listed St. Catherine Monastery are must-sees while you are in the Sinai peninsula. In St. Catherine you will visit Moses' Well, the basilica, the Chapel of the Burning Bush and the museum.

  • Pyramids & Sphinx

    This trip to Giza brings you to none other than the iconic Great Pyramid and the Sphinx of Giza.

  • Sakkara

    You will head to Sakkara, the ancient burial ground, as well as the Pyramid of Djoser. You will go inside the Unas Pyramid, which is among the finest in the area and we will make a visit to a secret tomb.

Location

Cairo, Luxor, Nile River, Aswan, Abu Simbel & Sharm El Sheikh

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