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Egypt Travel Tour Highlights
This itinerary provides you with the most important sights in Cairo and Northern Egypt and concludes in the resort town of Sharm El Sheikh where you can relax and soak up the rays of this “Golden” tour. Begin with four nights in Cairo, the capital that has flourished along the banks of the mighty Nile. Visit all the classic ancient monuments, including the Great Pyramids, the Saqqara Pyramids and the National Egyptian Museum. Also experience the serenity of Coptic Cairo, home to some of the oldest Christian churches in the country, and learn about the splendor of Islamic Cairo with its breathtaking mosques and madrassas. After Cairo, fly to Luxor and explore the great temples of Karnak, Luxor, Hatchepsut and time permitting Ramesseum Temple. Visit the local souq and drink tea while sitting in a café by the Nile to experience the true Egyptian lifestyle. After two nights, fly to Sharm-el-Sheikh, the resort city on the Sinai Peninsula. Spend four nights in the resort of your choice enjoying the sunshine. Take part in the many available activities in the area, including scuba diving, snorkeling in the nature reserve of Ras Mohammed, or simply lying on the beach. If you wish, take a day trip to visit nearby St. Catherine Monastery, at the foot of Mount Sinai. Return to Cairo for a final night before your international departure flight.