Project Egypt: Red Sea Eclipse

Price:         £TBA / $TBA

Duration:    7 Days from 30th July 2027

Highlights:  Cairo, Marsa Alam, Hamata (eclipse)

Includes:    See below Day 7 of itinerary for full details of all inclusions

Island near Hamata Red Sea, Egypt

Day 2 - Fly to Marsa Alam and stay on the Red Sea


Hamata Red Sea Egypt Today fly to Marsa Alam for your Red Sea stay. Marsa Alam is a resort town on the Red Sea in Egypt renowned for its sandy beaches and coral reefs. The U-shaped Abu Dabab Bay is known for its sea turtles and dugongs (sea cows). Kite-surf site El Naaba Lagoon is separated from the open sea by a coral reef. Wadi el-Gemal National Park, south of the town, encompasses desert, seagrass beds, reefs and islands. The small town of Hamata lends its name to the region opposite the Fury Shoal Reef system. This is the most southerly diving resort in the Egyptian Red Sea.




Day 1 (30th July 2027) - Arrival in Cairo


Cairo Mosque, Egypt Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. It is an ancient city that also happens to be a modern metropolis and is one of the biggest cities in the Middle East.




WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY TOUR?


Tour Price £TBA / $TBA per person* *Please note you can reserve a space on this tour by paying a 'Save a Space' deposit (£50/$65 per person) but all itineraries will be costed in early 2025 and prices advised

  • The price is for the tour from hotel check-in on Day 1 to hotel check-out on Day 7.
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation is provided in hotels throughout the tour and all transfers, transportation, flights, trains and local excursions as outlined in the itinerary (if applicable) are included. Other meals are not included and watersport excursions are offered on an optional basis closer to the tour departure date (the word 'optional' is used to describe these).
  • Accommodation is provided in twin or double bed hotel rooms with a private bathroom. We are usually able to arrange shared accommodation with a person of the same gender - this is known as 'twin share' accommodation.
  • A limited number of rooms for sole occupancy are available at a single room supplement of £TBA / $TBA.
  • Flight packages from London and the US will be offered by our flight partner approximately 11 months in advance of the tour departure (when all fares and schedules are available) or you can arrange your own International flights if you prefer.
  • Airport transfers and assistance are included on arrival and departure days if you take advantage of the International flight package offered by our flight partner. If you choose to arrange your own International flights then the meet point is the hotel on Day 1 and the tour ends at Cairo airport on the final day after the flight back from Marsa Alam.
  • You will find further details about what to expect on the Project TSE2027 FAQ page here.




Day 6 - Fly from Marsa Alam to Cairo for your last night of the tour


Nile at Cairo Today fly from Marsa Alam back to Cairo for your last overnight stay of the tour, unless you have chosen to extend your stay on the Red Sea tour.




Day 3 - Day at leisure on the Red Sea coast


Red Sea Diving, Egypt A day at leisure at the Red Sea with optional excursions available including diving, snorkelling, boat trips, kite surfing and watersports in general.




Day 4 - Eclipse Day


Rare Diamond Ring showing ring of prominences Today is a very special eclipse day - for some a once in a lifetime experience. Duration of totality is around 6 mins 15 secs. with the sun almost overhead at 81 degrees.




Day 5 - Day at leisure on the Red Sea coast


Kite Surfing, Red Sea, Egypt A day at leisure at the Red Sea with optional excursions available including diving, snorkelling, boat trips, kite surfing and watersports in general.




Day 7 (5th August 2027) - Join your return flight or perhaps extend your stay


Plane on runway Join your return flight unless you have chosen to extend your stay and join the Cairo Antiquities tour