Luxury Egypt Holidays
Enjoy luxury holidays to Egypt with Voyage Prive and discover world-famous landmarks, explore the desert from atop a camel or relax on a pristine, sandy beach; book online today.
White beaches and ancient history in Egypt
With year-round sunshine and high temperatures, Egypt is the perfect destination for those wishing to combine the relaxation and beauty of a beach holiday with the exciting opportunity to explore some of the world’s most recognisable ancient landmarks.
Holidays to Egypt have long been enjoyed by those wishing to follow in the footsteps of great explorers and discover the magic and mystery of the monuments left behind by the ancient civilisation. Discover the delights of the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the temple of Luxor and, of course, the Valley of the Kings. The Nile area is a popular destination for those wishing to indulge in the tradition and famous sights of Egypt at Cairo and Luxor, while the Red Sea and Sinai areas feature pristine, white sandy beaches to take advantage of the year round sunshine and high temperatures at Sharm el Sheikh.
Sunrise atop the mountain or sunset in the desert?
In addition to sightseeing, there are number of exciting activities which take advantage of the breath-taking natural surroundings. Off the sandy beaches of the Red Sea resorts, snorkelling and diving are popular, allowing tourists to get up-close to exotic wildlife in their natural habitat. The resorts near Mount Sinai offer opportunities to explore on foot; watch the sunrise from the top of the mountain or beat the heat with a jeep safari through the landscape. In Sharm el Sheikh, many tourists enjoy unique experiences following the nomadic Bedouins; sunset camel rides through the desert as well as overnight stays in traditional tents mean unforgettable memories are never far away.
History buffs will be able to explore some of the oldest temples, tombs and monuments from a base in Luxor or Cairo. Tutankhamen’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings remains a particular favourite as well as the temple of Luxor, built in 1400BC and Queen Hatshepsut’s distinctive temple.
Forge your own path in Egypt
With hot air balloon rides, trips in glass bottomed boats and Nile cruises, you can enjoy your luxury holiday your own way, whether you’ll be exploring together as a family, or soaking up once in a life-time romance as a couple. Will your holiday be laid back and relaxing or active and busy? Egypt offers activities and sights to suit all tastes. Nightlife, excellent cuisine and extensive facilities are ready for you to enjoy back at your hotel with our handpicked luxury offers. Sign up today to browse our exclusive discount offers on luxury hotels to ensure that your holiday to Egypt is even better than you expected.
The best time to travel to Egypt is from November to March, so you will avoid the hot summer temperatures which can reach 50°C! Rain is very rare in Egypt, so it shouldn't be a problem!
True open-air museum, Egypt is one of the places on earth where the monuments are the most numerous. Among them:
Giza, the pyramid complex of the necropolis of Giza, with its two triplets of pyramids and the Sphinx who watches over them.
The Temple of Amon, in Luxor, a gigantic building guarded by two colossuses on the site of ancient Thebes. Behind the two main blocks is the great colonnade of Amenhotep III.
Karnak, this religious complex located in Luxor is the fruit of 2000 years of work undertaken by successive pharaohs. It is the largest religious site of antiquity, it extends over several km2.
The temple of Philae, submerged in the 1970s, this complex, whose main temple is dedicated to Isis, is located on the Nile near the Aswan Dam.
You can also consider a cruise on the Nile to see or revisit these monuments from a new angle.
Egypt is very popular with tourists for its fascinating history, but also for its heavenly beaches, here is our selection of the 5 most beautiful beaches in the country:
• Sharme el Luli
• Ras Um Sid
• Ras Shitan
• Zeytuna Beach
• Almaza Bay
One thing is certain in Egypt, the sense of hospitality is omnipresent! We select for you the best hotels in the country, with discounts of up to 70%:
• Caribbean World Resort Soma Bay 5*
• El Gouna Movenpick Resort 5*
• Meraki Beach Resort 4*
• Old Palace Resort 5*
• Hotel Desert Rose 5*