Enjoy a short flight south to Abu Simbel, an archaeological site on the banks of Lake Nasser. During this half day tour, you’ll discover The Great Temple and four colossal statues of Ramses II. On 22 February and 22 October each year – allegedly the king’s birthday and coronation – the sun's rays strike through the temple and illuminate the inner shrine. You'll also learn of the skill used to carve these monuments and the astonishing relocation of Abu Simbel’s temples during the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
Half day (daily departures).
Includes: Entrance, flight and transport
Excludes: Food and drink
Scheduled flight and transfers.
Not suitable for those with walking difficulties.
Housing an impressive collection of ancient Egyptian antiques and many treasures of King Tutankhamen, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo makes for a thrilling half-day tour. From a collection of papyrus and coins to coffins and Tutankhamen's famous gold mask, you'll discover much of the country's ancient past and be visually amazed by the richness of the artefacts on display.
Half day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday departures).
Includes: Entry, guide and transfers.
Excludes: Entry to the Mummies room.
Don't miss the spectacular and iconic Pyramids of Giza, guarded by the towering Sphinx lying close by. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that remains largely intact, while the Sphinx is the largest monolith statue in the world. Your guide will give you a personal insight into these magnificent sites.
Half day (Wednesday, Friday and Sunday departures).
Includes: Entry to pyramids arena, transport and guide.
Excludes: Entry to Cheops pyramid.