12D(9N) Best Of Egypt+ Red Sea By Flight

ASA Holidays

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ASA Holidays
1 Park Road, #03-58/59 People's Park Complex, Singapore 059108

SGD 2,988

12days

Group Tours

Availability: 18 Apr 2023 to 21 Dec 2023

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HIGHLIGHTS

CAIRO

  • Great Pyramids & Sphinx
  • Corniche El-Nil Promenade
  • River Nile
  • The Mosque of Muhammad Ali
  • The Citadel
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Egyptian Perfumery
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Camel Ride
  • Hanging Church
  • Church of St Sergius
  • Ben Ezra Synagogue

SAQQARA

  • Step Pyramid of Djoser

HURGHADA

  • Red Sea
  • El-Dahar
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Sekalla High Shopping Street
  • Hurghada Marina Boulevard
  • Hard Rock Cafe

LUXOR

  • Avenue of Sphinxes
  • Luxor Temple
  • Abu El-Haggag Mosque
  • Temple of Amun
  • Karnak Temple
  • Completed Obelisk
  • Sacred Lake
  • Valley of The Kings
  • Queen Hatshepsut Temple
  • Colossi of Memnon
  • Alabaster Factory

EDFU

  • Temple of Horus
  • Egyptian Horse Carriage

KOM OMBO

  • Temple of Sobek
  • Crocodile Museum

ASWAN

  • Aswan High Dam
  • Lake Nasser
  • Temple of Isis
  • Island of Philae
  • Elephantine Island
  • Kitchener Island
  • Aga Khan Mausoleum
  • Aswan Botanical Garden
  • Felucca Ride

MEALS

• 9 Breakfasts / 9 Lunches / 9 Dinners

ACCOMMODATION

• Stay 5N in 5* Hotels

• 4N in 5* Deluxe Cruise Liner

ITINERARY

DAY 1 – CHECK IN AT SINGAPORE CHANGI AIRPORT

Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and fly to the Land of the Pharaohs – Egypt.

DAY 2 – SINGAPORE ✈ CAIRO – HURGHADA

On arrival, meet and greet by local representative. Begin tour with a drive along Corniche El-Nil, the promenade by the River Nile, where Egyptian history began. Be enchanted by the splendid treasures recovered from the tomb of Tutankhamun at the famous Egyptian Museum. Thereafter, journey to Hurghada, a beach resort by the Red Sea.

  • Meals On Board / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 3 – HURGHADA

After breakfast, enjoy a Glass Bottom Boat Tour out into the Red Sea and admire the colourful fishes. Thereafter, drive pass to Hurghada Marina Boulevard and walk along Marina Bay harbor with its colourful buildings to enjoy the harbour sunset views.

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (Hard Rock Cafe )

DAY 4 – HURGHADA – LUXOR

This morning, continue to Luxor. Enjoy 4 nights stay on the floating hotel cruising down the Nile River, seeing and exploring the life by its banks. Enter the famous Luxor Temple, an elegant example of Pharaonic temple architecture which provides an introduction to ancient Egypt. Be amazed by the thirteenth century Abu El-Haggag Mosque which is still standing high on the layers of silt accumulated over the years. Thereafter, stop at the massive Temple of Amun, the Karnak Temple with its vast Hypostyle Hall and the Avenue of Sphinxes. See the tallest completed Egyptian Obelisk. View the Sacred Lake where priests purify themselves before rituals. Recommended Optional Excursion: Horse Carriage Night ExcursionHotel: 5* Deluxe Cruise Liner

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 5 – LUXOR – ESNA – EDFU

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After breakfast, stopover at the west bank of the Nile and enter the Valley of the Kings –the burial site for many of the New Kingdom Pharaohs. Feast your eyes on the amazing Queen Hatshepsut Temple against its stark mountainous backdrop. Take in the wonder and splendour of the Colossi of Memnon (two gigantic sitting statues of the Pharaohs) at the Amon-Ofi III Temple. Visit an Alabaster Factory where you will see Egyptian crafts made from marble. In the evening, enjoy an Egyptian dinner and a Belly Dancing Show. Continue cruising south to Edna and Edfu. Hotel: 5* Deluxe Cruise Liner

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 6 – EDFU – KOM OMBO – ASWAN

After breakfast, hitch a ride on the Egyptian Horse Carriage going through the old dusty street where you’ll see people living in poverty before arriving at the Temple of Horus (Falcon God). Continue to the Kom Ombo Temple, also known as the Temple of Sobek (Crocodile God). Visit the Crocodile Museum to see the crocodile mummies. In the evening, celebrate in true Egyptian style at a Galabeya Party and Dinner. Hotel: 5* Deluxe Cruise Liner.

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 7 – ASWAN

After breakfast, enjoy about 1 hour cruise on a traditional ‘felucca’ (wind boat) on the Nile. Enjoy the Nubians singing local folk songs. Simultaneously, you would be seeing Elephantine Island, Kitchener Island, Agha Khan Mausoleum and Aswan Botanical Garden. Free at leisure in the afternoon. Recommended Optional Excursion: Abu Simbel (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Hotel: 5* Deluxe Cruise Liner

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 8 – ASWAN – CAIRO

After breakfast, disembark from the cruise liner. Embark on a motorboat to an island in the Nile and visit a Nubian Restaurant for an authentic lunch. Continue to visit Aswan High Dam to see scenic Lake Nasser. Hitch a ride on a motorboat across the Nile to Philae Island. Visit the Temple of Isis which rises from the waters of the Nile. Visit a papyrus showroom to learn how beautiful Egyptian papyrus drawings are handmade.Transfer to airport and take domestic flight to Cairo.Recommended Optional Excursion: Nubian Village & Culture.

  • Breakfast / Lunch (Nubian Lunch) / Dinner (Train Box Dinner)

DAY 9 – CAIRO

An exciting day awaits you at Cairo. Admire the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara. Ride on a camel to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramids of Giza. See their guardian, the Sphinx (lion with human head). Continue to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar where you can put your bargaining skills to the test. Then proceed to an Egyptian Perfumery and learn how perfume is made in Egyptian-style.

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 10 – CAIRO

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After breakfast, explore the Coptic Cairo. Visit the famous Hanging Church (Suspended Church) which was built on top of the water gate of the old Roman fortress of Babylon. Thereafter, continue to the oldest Church of St Sergius where it is believed that the Holy Family was sheltered in a cave below the altar. Walk through the narrow streets before arriving at the oldest Ben Ezra Synagogue, a testament to the ancient and significant presence of Jews in this region. Visit The Mosque of Muhammad Ali which dominates medieval Citadel and was built on the summit of the citadel, the highest point in Cairo. At its lookout, enjoy a bird’s eye view of the entire city including the Great Pyramids on clear days (subject to weather conditions).

  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (Hotel Dinner)

DAY 11 – CAIRO ✈ SINGAPORE

Free at own leisure till time to transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Bid farewell to Egypt. We hope you had a memorable vacation with ASA Holidays and thank you for your support!

  • Meals On Board / Breakfast

REMARKS

VISA

Immigration procedures require all tourists to possess a passport with minimum 6 months validity from the day of departure. Singapore passport holders do require a visa to Egypt. For foreign passport, please ensure relevant visa is applied should you need one. It is necessary to bring along re-entry permit or air ticket to country of origin for passenger not holding Singapore passport. It is advisable to keep separately a photocopy of your travel document.

VISA UPON ARRIVAL: USD$25-SINGAPOREAN/MALAYSIAN NO NEED VISA

WEATHER

Spring (Feb – Apr): 15 – 25 °C

Summer (May – Jul): 25 – 38°C

Autumn (Aug – Oct): 25 – 28°C

Winter (Nov – Jan): 10 – 25°C

We suggest you to update the weather through news or internet closer to departure.

我们建议您在出发之前再次从新闻或网络查询天气预报。

TIPPING

USEFUL INFO

Note:

1. In the event of local religious festivals, unforeseen circumstances and/or bad weather conditions, the sequence of the itinerary may be changed or altered. Alternative attractions will be substituted without prior notice and/or at short notice in order to ensure a smoother journey and tour.

2. All bookings will be subjected to terms and conditions as stipulated in this brochure.

3. Admission and entrance ticket will be included when specified.

4. Minimum group size of 16 passengers is required for a confirmed departure. Group size of 15 and below will solely be at the discretion of ASA Holidays and passengers need to accept the arrangement.

5. Every group of 26 passengers will have a Singapore tour manager to accompany the tour throughout.

6. Tour is conducted in English.

7. All hotel ratings are based on local standards. In the event that accommodation in the stated hotel is unavailable, it will be replaced by another hotel of similar standards.

8. During major events, accommodation may not be in the city mentioned

9. ASA Holidays recommends you to buy travel insurance for your travel to ensure coverage.

10. All flights are subject to change without prior notice

11. In the event of discrepancies between English and Chinese itinerary, please refer to the English version.

12. Room types are based on run of the house and allocated by respective hotels. ASA Holidays will not be responsible for the differences of the room allocated.

13. Participation of optional tours will be at passengers’ own choice and expenses.

14. Participants need to be properly attired when visiting places of religious worship; ASA Holidays will not be responsible for refusal of entry. Should places of religious worship be closed to public due maintenance and/or by local authority and/or religious event, there will be no replacement.

15. Train timings will be based on the local public train schedule and may vary.

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