Tourists swim with fish in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh

From desert landscapes and dry, rugged mountains that reach to the sea, dusty cities full of exotic sounds and smells, and green strips of agricultural land snaking along the banks of the Nile, Egypt has something to offer traveller from all walks of life.

Spectacular diving in the Red Sea; unique desert experiences, whether on the back of a camel to Mount Sinai or on a jeep safari to the inner oases; the colour and chaos of Cairo and its markets; and felucca cruises on the Nile River are just some of the exotic attractions awaiting visitors.

Egypt promises an unforgettable experience of history and relaxation - a mixture of discovery and pleasure. Expect your fill of ancient antiquities from the many temples and tombs, while shoppers will revel in the atmosphere (and bargains) of the Khan Al- Khalili market.

Take a cruise down the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. In Luxor one can hot air balloon as the sun rises over the West Bank and the Valley of Kings. Marvell at the Colossi of Memnon and the Karnak temple, or visit the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamen. Egypt provides South African traveller with a myriad of choices and a wondrous opportunity to explore the ancient world.

Priced from R12 750 per person sharing (ex-Johannesburg) enjoy six-night stay in Egypt that includes return flights, return transfers, approximate airport taxes, accommodation in Cairo with breakfast daily, overnight train from Cairo to Luxor with dinner, three nights onboard the Presidential Nile cruise (inclusive of all meals), one way flight from Aswan to Cairo and a full day tour of the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara.

For more information or to book this package to Egypt contact Flight Centre on 0860 400 747 or visit www.flightcentre.co.za.