Sydney's laid-back outdoor lifestyle and physical allure make it one of the world's easiest and most pleasant cities to visit. The people who live here are a friendly, energetic bunch with a tell-it-like-it-is approach to life as visitors to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games found out for themselves.
When it comes to which city is Australia's true global city, there's no argument. It's Sydney - with its sense of style, its love of sport and exuberant celebrations including New Year's Eve and Australia Day.
Soak up the city's gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a ferry across the harbour to Manly. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. As well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and 24-7 fun. You'll soon agree there's no place in the world like Sydney.
Catching the perfect wave at famous Bondi or Palm beaches.
Dining waterside in the historic Rocks precinct, by the beach at Balmoral or on the wharf at Woolloomooloo Wharf.
Climbing to the very top of Sydney Harbour Bridge's huge, over-arching span, by day or night with BridgeClimb.
Seeing the native fruit bats and 30 hectares of themed gardens in the Royal Botanic Gardens on a guided Aboriginal heritage tour.
Catching the ferry to Manly or a harbour cruise at sunset - or anytime - for one of Sydney's most popular experiences.
Learning about Australia's unique animals, overlooking the harbour, at Taronga Zoo or at Sydney Wildlife World, Darling Harbour.
Being inspired by a wonderful, magical performance at the Sydney Opera House or enthralled by one of the best Aboriginal art collections in the world at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Taking a skippered yacht or an adrenalin-pumping jet boat from Darling Harbour.
Cairns is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and Australia's primary gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is a vibrant, eclectic city framed by the spectacular twin backdrops of rainforest mountain ranges and the sparkling Coral Sea. The World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef and the Outback are all within easy reach.
The Cairns Esplanade is the city's main attraction with a lovely oceanfront promenade, saltwater swimming lagoon and beach. You'll find numerous restaurants, bars and hotels lining the Esplanade.all offering beautiful waterfront views. Thousands of visitors flock to the Esplanade to enjoy the alfresco dining and relax in the beautiful surroundings of this modern city.
Almost a century of architecture is reflected in the city streets - a comfortable blend of traditional Queensland style and contemporary designs. Make sure to visit the Reef Casino to view its unique rainforest simulation and wander through the Cairns Regional Gallery to see exceptional art and exhibitions that focus on Indigenous works. There's also the Flecker Botanic Gardens with its Gondawanan Evolutionary Trail that offers a glimpse into the ancient history of the rainforest plants.
Cairns is an adventure-lovers paradise with numerous tours and adrenalin activities on offer. From white water rafting to bungee jumping and skydiving, you'll find the perfect activity to suit your penchant. And with hundreds tours visiting the Great Barrier Reef each year, you're sure to find one, or a couple, to try.
Arrival in Cairns is simple, with several domestic and international flights arriving each day. And once you're in Cairns, stop by the Gateway Discovery Centre on the Cairns Esplanade. The centre will help you find plan your ideal, tropical holiday
Frolic on the sand or in the world-class nightclubs of Surfers Paradise. Then trek the World Heritage-listed rainforest of the Gold Coast hinterland, where you can swim in crystal-clear rock pools, explore rainforest retreats like Mount Tamborine and see Australia's largest glow-worm colony. Of course, you can't miss the Gold Coast's famous themed attractions. See dolphin and sea lion shows at Sea World, ride the world's tallest and fastest thrill rides at Dreamworld or jump in a giant wavepool at Wet 'n' Wild Water Park.
Moreton Island ( Tangalooma )
Moreton Island is home to some of the most beautiful sandy white beaches, crystal clear oceans, freshwater lakes, colored sands, rugged cliffs and the world's largest sand hill. An untouched paradise, Moreton Island is the perfect destination for 4wd wilderness tours, Whale Watching, Fishing, Sand Tobogganing, Surfing, Snorkeling and Dolphin Feeding. For the more adventure driven, Skydiving or a Dolphin Wild cruise may be in order. Moreton Island is an ideal location for a holiday, weekend getaway or one-day tropical island adventure.
Melbourne, the capital of the state of Victoria, is set around the shores of Victoria's Port Phillip Bay and boasts a lively and cosmopolitan pulse, with chic boutiques, buzzing cafés and bars, immaculate gardens and festivals and popular sporting events. The city sits on the Yarra River, about five kilometres from the bay.
One glance at a map and it's obvious Melbourne is a planned city: a tidy, balanced grid of neatly angled streets. But beneath this sense of restraint lies a restless creative energy. Discover the work of talented local artists, architects and designers in stylish fashion boutiques, buzzing laneway cafés, hidden galleries and trendy bars.
Melbourne is a city of style and sophistication, with an inviting cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is a melting pot of cultures reflected in its microcosm of restaurants, cafés, bistros and bars. Melbourne's dining offers a dizzying spread of great cuisines, serving meals from the substantial and classic to the truly exotic.
From locally designed originals to the best of international fashion brands you'll be spoilt for choice in Melbourne's shopping precincts. Explore the inner city shopping centres and the city's myriad of arcades and laneways.
The CBD is made up of many precincts - enclaves with their own distinct flavour and charm. Some are just a lane or two, while others cover a suburb or a busy CBD street. Spend time experiencing the richness of Melbourne's different cultures from the Greek Quarter around Lonsdale Street, Italian in Lygon street, Vietnamese in Victoria Street to the Chinese culture in Chinatown and the upmarket Paris End of Collins Street.
Leave time to admire the elegant Victorian-era streetscapes, take in a film or food festival and add a visit to one of the many galleries and opulent theatres.
Day 1 : Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, greeted by our representative who will assist
the group through immigration and customs formalities.
Transfer by our deluxe coach to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 2 : Cairo
Full day visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and
Khan El Khalili Bazaars.
Overnight at hotel in Cairo
Day 3 : Cairo/Aswan/Nile Cruise
Check-out after breakfast, depart to Cairo Domestic Airport for flight Cairo/Aswan
Arrival at Aswan Airport, greeted by our representative and transfer to Nile
cruise for check-in.
Visit the Philae Temple, High Dam and unfinished Obelisque.
Overnight in Aswan.
Day 4 : Nile Cruise
Sail to Kom Ombo, visit Kom Ombo Temple.
Sail to Edfu and visit Edfu Temple.
Sail to Luxor.
Day 5 : Nile Cruise
A.M. Visit Valley of Kings, Queen Hatchepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon.
P.M. Visit Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.
Overnight on cruise board.
Day 6 : Nile Cruise/Luxor/Cairo
Check-out after breakfast.
Transfer to Luxor airport to take flight Luxor / Cairo.
Arrival Cairo Domestic Airport, greeted, assistance by our representative and
transfer to hotel for check-in.
Rest of day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Cairo/Final departure
Check-out after breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Packages starting from USD 623 per person Your Package includes :
3 Nights accommodation at hotel in Cairo
3 Nights accommodation in 5 * Nile cruise or 4 * Nile Cruise.
All transfers in seat in coach basis
Excursions of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx the Egytp museum,Khan El Khalili Bazars, Philae Temple, High Dam, unfinished obelisque, Kom ombo temple, Valley of Kings, Edfu temple, Karnak temple and Luxor temple.