At Egypt Escapes we can offer a variety of in-resort excursions to make your holiday to Egypt extra special. These can be added to our popular Nile Cruise & Stay tours or with just a hotel stay. Here is a list of our most popular excursions, scroll down for details & full descriptions as well as some resort guides.
Our Nile Cruise Ships send you on a fabulous journey on one of the world’s longest and beautiful rivers. The Nile River. 1st Day Luxor (Nile Cruise) Meet and greet at airport to assist you through the immigration formalities, (please look for Meeting Point rep at the airport) transfers to the ship and embarkation on […]
Nile Cruise Light Sightseeing Package from £180pp Generally Includes: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam. English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles. Extra excursions available to book on your Nile Cruise with our in-resort Egyptologists include Abu Simbel (approx £115pp), Sound […]
Nile Cruise Full Sightseeing Package from £220pp Generally Includes: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Valley of the Kings (Tutankhamen), Hatshepsut Temple, Collossi of Memnon, Kom Ombo Temple, Khnum Temple in Esna, Philae Temple in Aswan, High Dam of Aswan. English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours. All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles. Extra excursions […]
Enjoy Giza Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which also includes the Great Sphinx. Your guide is a qualified Egyptologist who’ll be bursting with information and ready to answer your questions. Then reflect on your incredible morning over an inclusive lunch in a top class restaurant. Before visit to Egyptian Museum […]
Egypt Holidays Resorts Hurghada Holidays – The cosmopolitan resort of Hurghada is the capital of the Red Sea Riviera, where beautiful beaches, vibrant nightclubs and world-class diving destinations await. Makadi Bay Holidays – Will find you taking in one of the Red Sea Riviera’s most beautiful, secluded resorts just 22 miles from the teeming city […]
Luxor Temple: Walk among the colossal temple of Amun Ra and the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor temples, an experience you will never forget. The Temple of Luxor is among the most beautiful Temples in the world, it contains structures from many periods, the earliest dating from the 12th Dynasty.
Walk among the avenue of the sphinxes between the Karnak and Luxor Temples and enjoy an experience you will never forget. Karnak Temple is dedicated to the god Amonis and it is divided into three areas separated by rough brick walls. It is the largest temple supported by columns in the world!
Hatsepshut Temple: This Temple was built for the great Queen Hatshepsut, to commemorate her achievements and to serve as a funerary Temple for her, as well as a sanctuary of the God Amon Ra.
The Temple at Edfu was built using sandstone blocks. It is the best preserved of all the Egyptian temples and thusly is included in all the Nile Cruise itineraries.
Esna is about 55km, south of Luxor and lies on the west bank of the Nile. It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks. The “city of the fish” where the Nile perch was worshipped.
Want a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment in Cairo? Then don’t miss the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Giza!
No holiday in Egypt is complete without a visit to Cairo, the greatest city in Africa! Cairo, Giza, Pyramids, Great Sphinx & Museum Day Trip by Coach from £152pp: From just £152pp you can add on a trip from your Hurghada Hotel to Cairo & the famous Pyramids of Giza, one of the ‘7 Wonders of […]
The first real pyramid in Egypt, the ‘Red Pyramid’ and its first try the Bent Pyramid in Dahshur. The world’s earliest stone monument was built at Saqqara in 2650 BC! Nearby the ancient capital Memphis was built around 3,100 BC, symbolically located at the spot where the Nile Delta meets the river valley, thus serving […]
No Nile Cruise is complete without a visit to the great Valley of the Kings, where generations of Pharohs and Nobles were buried in crypts cut into the cliffs and guarded by the two huge Colossi of Memnon and Valley of the Queens.
Egypt Visas: British passport holders travelling to Egypt normally require a visa. For visits of up to 30 days, you can get a visa on arrival by payment in Sterling, US Dollars or Euros; the visa fee is US$25 at approved bank kiosks within airport arrival halls, before reaching immigration counters. We recommend paying on arrival […]
Wadi Rum: From Jordan – Head to explore Wadi Rum on a 1.30 hour jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as ‘Vast, echoing and god-like’, and by the locals as ‘Valley of the Moon’.
Felucca Ride: Nile Cruise – Traditional Egyptian boats have been used to sail the Nile since ancient times when pharaohs ruled this stretch of paradise.
Aswan High Dam: Where Upper Egypt ends, visit the High Dam in Aswan, built in 1960-1971 to provide electricity to the villages along the Nile. Here you will also see the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis on Philae Island.
Petra City: From Jordan – Petra is one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through 1km long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut […]
Amman City: From Jordan – Your visit includes sites and museums such as the Citadel. The area known as the Citadel sits on the highest hill in Amman, Jebel Al Qala’a (about 850m above sea level) and is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon.
Giftun & Paradise Island: From Hurghada – Enjoy a day on the sea, admire the amazing marine life of the Red Sea and relax on the sandy beach of Paradise island, Egypt’s first eco project! The trip gives you the chance to spend two full hours admiring the fascinating underwater coral reefs and fish.
Visit from Aswan – Carved out of a mountain, four gigantic statues of Ramses II wait to impress. Built as a show of strength these statues gaze across Lake Nasser and guard the fabulous temple.
The Dead Sea: From Jordan – The water in the Dead Sea holds healing qualities & is extremely salty, and has been estimated to be the second saltiest major body of water in the world. Its name is derived from the fact that the water is far too salinated for marine inhabitation.
Abu Dabab Beach: From Marsa Alam – A long sandy beach and coral reefs, one of the most exciting dive and snorkel sites through many reefs, there you have the chance to see sea cow, turtles, and dolphins.
From Hurghada – Dive like a PRO! It’s easy! Choose a diving course from INTRO to PRO. In just 4 days you have the chance to be a professional diver!
Kalabsha Temple: Kalabsha Temple is located at Lake Nasser, very closed to the high dam. It takes around 30 minutes driving from Aswan city, then to go on board of a motor boat from the dock for 15 minutes to reach the temple, as it is located above an island.
Kom Ombo Temple: The temple at Kom Ombo is about 48km north of Aswan and was built during the Greco-Roman period. The temple is unique because it is a double temple dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god and Horus the falcon-headed god.
With all the amazing things to do in Sharm El Sheikh you will have an unforgettable Egypt vacation. Beautiful beaches, camel rides and spectacular marine life are some of the best Sharm El Sheikh activities you can enjoy on your travels in Egypt. The beaches and marine life are undoubtedly the highlight. A glass bottom […]
Lake Nasser Cruises: 3 & 4-night Lake Nasser Cruises are available from Aswan-Abu Simbel and vice-versa. Sail aboard MS Eugenie, MS Nubian Sea or MS Omar El Khayam enjoying sites such as Temple of Kalabsha and Temple of Beit el Wali, Temple of Amada & Abu Simbel itself. Prices start from £899pp. Please contact us […]