Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab

 

This Ready-made package is one of our highly recommended Egypt tour package for those who would like to have all features of Egypt in only one package. In this package we mix the culture and history with beach and fun! Yes, GAT Tours make it possible, as we have a special tour package that includes three of the top tourist cities in Egypt, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab.

Your stunning trip to Egypt begins in Cairo, where you can visit the most unique collection of our fabulous monuments and treasures that date back to different eras.

The first part of your Cairo tour will include the amazing Pyramids of Giza and the massive limestone statue of Sphinx, which were one of the world’s ancient wonders because of the fantastic design and materials used to erect such a very rare buildings in the desert of the Giza. We will also visit the Step Pyramid of King Zoser in Sakkara and the Open Air Museum of Memphis in the same day.

We will also have the chance to see the treasures of Pharaonic Egypt at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in Tahrir Square, where we can see a wonderful collection of the ancient Egyptian art resembling in statues, statutes, palettes, drawings and false heads of the Egyptian kings and the nobles as well. This is besides taking some photos in front of the golden collection of the young king, Tutankhamun, the most famous king in ancient Egypt and the one whose tomb had been found complete!

Here we are exploring the highlights of Cairo. After the tour of the Egyptian Museum, we will proceed to Old Cairo Area, where we will visit the impressive Citadel of Salah Eldin with its Mosque of Mohamed Ali, very similar to the blue mosque in Turkey. However, the last part of Cairo tour will be in Coptic Cairo area, so you can visit some of our historical churches including the Hanging Church, the Church of Abu Serga and the church of St. Mary as well.

The second part of your stunning trip to Egypt will be on the beaches of the Red Sea, where you can explore the wonders of an Egyptian paradise called Sharm El-Sheikh. Enjoy the Red Sea and its wonders, and chance to go on a safari to its surrounding national protectorates; and at night, the city offers a great variety of night life activities in restaurants, bars, coffee shops, discos, nightclubs and more.

After spending few days in Sharm El Sheikh, we will take you to Dahab, another wonderful city on the Red Sea, so you can relax on the pretty beaches of the Sea, going underwater and discover the outstanding corals and colorful fish, hold the widest variety of fun, exciting and crazy water sports, besides diving, snorkeling, sailing, wind and kite-surfing; in addition to having the chance of doing a safari trip to the Sinai Desert hiking its majestic mountain or having a short visit to the well-known Monastery of St. Catherine.

Program Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival to Cairo International Airport

Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport, you will be met with GAT Tours’ Representative, your best friend for the coming few days, who will help you in passing the passport control and collecting your luggage. Then, you will be transferred to the hotel in Cairo by private Air-conditioned vehicle with qualified driver. On arrival to the hotel in Cairo, we will check in the hotel with in few minutes! You will then receive your room keys and proceed to your nice room to spend your first night in Cairo before the beginning of your awesome tour to Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab.

Meal Plan: No Meals

Day 02: Tour to Pyramids, Sakkara and Memphis

Energizing breakfast at your hotel. Later on, you will be met with our Egyptologist tour guide who will join you in such awe-inspiring tour in Cairo to visit the Pyramids of Giza, constructed around 2500 BC as the necropolis of the kings of the forth dynasty, there is the pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chefren, and the smaller pyramid of Mycerinus, and the marvelous sphinx constructed with a body of a lion and the head of a human to guard the pyramids from any threats.

We will then leave the Pyramids area and proceed to visit Saqqara, the royal burial site of the 3rd dynasty of the Old Kingdom in Egypt and one of the richest archeological places in Egypt with treasures being discovered until today. The highlight and the centerpiece of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the oldest surviving stone monument in the whole world and the first proper pyramid to ever be constructed in Egypt in the 27th century BC.

Our last stop of the day will be to Memphis, the first capital of unified Egypt. Established in 32nd century BC by King Narmer after he unified Upper and Lower Egypt. The city served as the seat of the government until the 22nd century. However, all the displayed exhibited in the open-air museum we will explore today belong to the New Kingdom with the highlights being the amazing Colossi of Ramses II, the alabaster sphinx, and many other statues and items.

Later on, you will proceed to have the lunch meal at local restaurant. After lunch we will drive back to the hotel for rest and refresh. Evening time, free at leisure to relax at the hotel or to go for an optional tour in Cairo to enjoy your night.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 03: Museum, Citadel & Coptic Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel. Later on, you’ll be met with our Egyptologist tour guide, who will join you in a city tour in Cairo. Our first visit of the day will be to the Egyptian Museum, the largest museum in the world with a huge collection of displays dating back to various periods of the ancient Egyptian history with the highlights being the golden exhibits of Tutankhamen, the mummies’ hall, large impressive reliefs, statues, and many other fascinating items.

Our second stop of the day will be at the Citadel Salah Eldin, constructed in the 10th century by Saladin to protect Egypt and became the residence of the rulers of Egypt for a period that lasted more than seven centuries. The citadel itself is one of the most impressive medieval fortresses and it contains many remarkable monuments like the famous Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Mosque of El Nasser Mohamed, and many interesting museums.

We will then have a short break for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch we will proceed to Old Cairo area, a part in the Egyptian capital that hosts some of the most interesting Coptic monuments in the country. We will start our Coptic tour by visiting The Hanging Church, first established in the 5th century and one of the most important historical churches in Egypt. Our next visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Abu Serga Church, believed to be constructed where the holy family rested at the end of their journey, it was constructed in the 7th century. Our last visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Church of Saint Mary, an orthodox church, built during the 5th century, restored and rebuilt many times afterwards.

After this full day tour in Cairo, we will transfer you back to your hotel for rest and refresh. Evening time is yours to relax at the hotel or you can go for an optional tour in Cairo to enjoy your night.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 04: Flight to Sharm El-Sheikh

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you will be met with GAT Tours’ Representative, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo Airport in order to catch your domestic flight to Sharm El Sheikh, where the second part of the trip will be completed on the beaches of Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab.

Upon arrival to Sharm El Sheikh Airport, you’ll be met with GAT Tours’ local Representative there, who will help and assist you in all formalities at the airport.

You will then be transferred by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh. On arrival to the hotel, we will check in within few minutes! You will take your room keys and proceed to your room for rest and refresh. The rest of the day is free at leisure on your own for swimming, snorkeling, diving, or even chilling out at the wonderful beaches of the city.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Free at Leisure in Sharm El Sheikh

A new day in Sharm El Sheikh enjoying the amazing nature, the wonderful view of the Red Sea and the wonderful rays of the sun! Today is free at leisure on your own in Sharm El Sheikh for swimming, snorkeling, diving, or even chilling out at the wonderful beaches of the city.

Evening time is yours to relax at the hotel or you can go for an optional tour in Sharm El Sheikh to enjoy your night. For example you can go for an optional BBQ Dinner with Bedouin party in the desert, where you can enjoy the delicious Bedouin BBQ in the marvelous desert mood and enjoy Bedouin music and dances.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Check out from Sharm El Sheikh & Drive to Dahab

Check out after breakfast. Later on, we will drive to the city of Dahab “It takes about 50 minutes to reach Dahab”. Enjoy the road to Dahab with all the colored mountains and the landscape. On arrival to Dahab, we will proceed to our hotel there for check in, rest and refresh.

The rest of the day is free at leisure in Dahab, so you can enjoy its charming atmosphere. Like Sharm E Sheikh, you can go for scuba diving, snorkeling, banana boat ride, etc., besides the optional glass boat trip that will be available upon your request.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 07: Free at Lesiure in Dahab

A new day in Dahab enjoying the amazing nature, the wonderful view of the Red Sea and the wonderful rays of the sun! It is free at leisure on your own in Dahab for swimming, snorkeling, diving, or even chilling out at the wonderful beaches of the city.

Today we can offer a nice Sea trip in Dahab by Yacht, so you can explore our underwater world with many kinds of colored-fish and more other sea creatures. This tour runs in daily basis, so our guests can enjoy their stay in this awesome destination of Egypt.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 08: Free at Lesiure in Dahab

A new day in Dahab enjoying the amazing nature, the wonderful view of the Red Sea and the wonderful rays of the sun! It is free at leisure on your own in Dahab for swimming, snorkeling, diving, or even chilling out at the wonderful beaches of the city.

Today we can offer a nice Sea trip in Dahab by Yacht, so you can explore our underwater world with many kinds of colored-fish and more other sea creatures. This tour runs in daily basis, so our guests can enjoy their stay in this awesome destination of Egypt.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 09: Check Out & Departure

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you’ll be met with GAT Tours’ Representative who will transfer you by private air-conditioned vehicle to Sharm El Sheikh Airport in order to catch your domestic flight to Cairo, where you can catch your international flight for departure from Egypt, with wonderful memories about your last visit to the highlights of Cairo and the amazing beaches of Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Tour Details

09 Days / 08 Nights
$860.00 Per Person in Double

Validity

From 01 May 2017

To 30 September 2017

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Package Includes:

03 nights accommodation in Cairo on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

02 nights’ accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh on (Full Board) basis.

03 nights’ accommodation in Dahab on (Half Board) basis.

Internal flight tickets (Cairo/Sharm El Sheikh/Cairo) on Tourist class.

Meet and assist by our Professional English-speaking representatives.

Entrance fees to all the indicated historical sites, temples, museums, etc.

Professional English-speaking Egyptologists in all the indicated historical sites.

Lunch meals at local restaurants during the tour in Cairo only.

Complimentary Local SIM Card for using within Egypt for local calls, messages, etc.

All transfers by private A-C vehicles with qualified drivers.

Excludes

Entry visa to Egypt.

International flight tickets.

All personal expenses like laundry etc.

Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.

Any Optional tours may require.