DAY 01: CAIRO
Arrival to Cairo International Airport, meeting & assistance through passports and customs formalities by the representative of Continental Tours. Transfer to your hotel by private car or air-conditioned bus.
DAY 02: GIZA
After breakfast, start a full day tour to visit Memphis & Sakkara.
the afternoon, visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple and the papyrus institutes.
In the evening, you can attend the Sound & Light Show at the Giza Pyramids (optional).
DAY 03: CAIRO
After breakfast, start a full day tour to visit the Egyptian Museum and the old city of Cairo to visit the Abu Serga Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, and the Hanging Church.
In the afternoon, continue to visit the Citadel of Salah Eldin, the Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque and the famous Khan El Khalili bazaars.
DAY 04: DAHAB
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Cairo Airport for your domestic flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Continental Tours representative will meet you upon your arrival to Sharm El Sheikh and drive you to your hotel in Dahab for check in (1 hour drive).
After a short rest, you can take the first dive at Lighthouse Reef, situated in the bay of Dahab. It offers various depths and has large sandy slopes beside a rocky wall, gorgeously colored corals, and boasts abundant marine life such as sleeping parrot fish and Spanish dancers.
The second dive is at the Canyon, which is a deep wide ravine in the ocean floor. Entering at the fish bowl, which is an enclosed circular cavern full of small gold fish or glassfish, the depths slope from 15 meters to one exit at 30 meters, and another at 52 meters.
DAY 5: DAHAB
After breakfast, try out the Blue Hole, which is thought to be one of the top world-class diving sites. It is a hole in the reef about 55 meters wide and its max depth is 102 meters. This site offers dives to 30 meters and features a stunning archway, which leads into the bottomless open sea at 54 meters, for advanced divers.
The next dive is at Ras Abu Galoum beside sand dunes and high mountains. This site is ideal for shallow reef dives with its clear blue lagoon and scattered pinnacles. Turtles and ray fish are often spotted there. From there go on to Gabr El Bint to enjoy diving among virgin reefs and rich marine life. This site offers wall diving and gentle sandy slopes with coral outcrops.
DAY 06: DAHAB - SHARM EL SHEIKH
After breakfast, enjoy a dive at Lagoona, a site which always has good visibility before you check out from your hotel to drive back to Sharm El Sheikh.
After you check in at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, you will have two dives at Ras Mohamed, where the Gulf of Aqaba meets with the Gulf of Suez. It offers depths of over 1000 meters, and more variety and density of reef species than any other spot in North Sinai.
DAY 07: SHARM EL SHEIKH
After breakfast, sail out to Tiran Island in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Aqaba. This site has depths of over 1000 meters and offers beautifully colored coral and rich marine life.
DAY 08: CAIRO
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for your domestic flight back to Cairo.
Arrival to Cairo Airport, meeting, assistance, and transfer to your hotel for check in.
You can spend the day at the Pharaonic Village in Giza (optional).
DAY 09: FINAL DEPARTURE
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure, assistance through formalities provided by the representative of Continental Tours.