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Day Trips from Hurghada to Cairo Alexandria Luxor – 3 Days

Hurghada, Egypt
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Duration

3 days 2 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Unlimited

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Day Trips from Hurghada to Cairo Alexandria Luxor – 3 Days | Booking Best Private Day Tours to visit Top Pharaonic Civilization Tourist Attraction in Egypt & Best Hurghada Tours.

3 Day Trips from Hurghada to Cairo Alexandria Luxor | Great Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Giza Pyramids, Alexandria, Karnak, Valley of the Kings, Deir El Bahari

Cairo Alexandria Luxor from Hurghada is a very budget tour to explore as much as you can with a very limited budget. Obviously, you will Explore Cairo attractions like Egyptian Museum.

Cairo Museum is one of Cairo’s striking milestones such as Tutankhamun treasures, Animals mummies, Yuya and Tuya tomb treasures, and Pharoah Akhnaton and his wife Nefertiti gallery.

You will see sarcophagi, steles, Papyrus, Jewellery, and statutes and you will get a perfect idea about Egyptian Dynasties, Pharaohs, Egyptian religion, and history. Your tour will continue to the Pyramids of Giza where you can admire the Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre, and Menkaure.

Explore with your guide why the Great Pyramid is one of the seven old wonders and how they built the pyramids. End your first-day face to face with the Great Sphinx of Giza and let your guide Uncover some of the Secrets of the Sphinx. After all, you will have amazing accommodation in one of the Cairo hotels.

On the second day after enjoying your breakfast, we will take you to the pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria.

The city was the capital of the Greco-Roman era and it is the best way to know about Greco-Roman history in Egypt. Your Egyptologist guide will take you to Alexandria sightseeing like the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, and Qaitbay Citadel.

Do not miss the world’s sixth-largest Francophone library in the world, Alexandria Library. After witnessing the greatness of Egyptian history in Alexandria, you will make your way back to Cairo and then direct to the Giza railway to board the train to Luxor.

Enjoy the landscape between Cairo and Luxor from the train window and visit Luxor attractions. Luxor tour includes Valley of the kings where you can visit Tutankhamun’s tomb and marvel at 3 Pharaonic tombs of 3 different Egyptian Pharaohs. Equally important your next stop at Hatshepsut temple of Deir El Bahari with goddess Hathor chapel and god Anubis Chapel. In addition, you will stop by Memnon Colossi on Luxor west bank before lunch. On Luxor east bank, You will relish the beauty of Karnak temple where you can admire the Sacred lake, Obelisks, Hypostyle hall, Hatshepsut white chapel, and Sekhmet chapel.

Cheap Package Tours to Egypt and 3-day trips from Hurghada to Cairo Alexandria Luxor aim to make your visit memorable and we drive you back to Hurghada.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cairo attractions Giza Pyramids | Egyptian Museum | Sphinx
  • Alexandria attractions | Qaitbay Citadel | Pompey's Pillar | The Catacomb
  • Luxor attractions Karnak temple | Valley of the Kings | Deir El Bahari

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Hurghada to Cairo
Hurghada to Cairo

Transfer from your hotel to El Gouna bus station to take the deluxe bus at 02.30 am to Cairo. Upon arrival, you will start your tour to Cairo attractions like the Egyptian Museum, Giza Pyramids, and the great sphinx. You will enjoy your lunch in a pyramid's view restaurant.

Cairo Attractions
Cairo Attractions

Egyptian Museum

Enjoy between 2-3 hours in the Egyptian Museum, the home of about 120 000 artifacts of ancient Egyptian antiquities. The Museum houses the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts including Mummies, sarcophagi, statues, pottery, jewelry, eating bowls, toys, and of course King Tutankhamen's treasures.

Most of the treasures are still on display, although some are being moved to the Grand Egyptian Museum near the pyramids. The Museum is divided into two floors, the ground floor where you can follow Egyptian history from the Old Kingdom to the Greco-Roman era.

Second floor for the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen where you can admire his golden mask, the inner sarcophagus of 115 kg of gold, his beds, Canopic jars, trumpet, and much more pieces. Also on the second floor, you can visit the Mummies' room with most of the New Kingdom kings. Yuya and Tuya treasures and the animal's mummies.

Lunch

Join your guide in the air-conditioned vehicle and head to a typical Egyptian restaurant near the Pyramids and enjoy your lunch in a pyramid view restaurant.

Giza Pyramids

The next stop will be the Giza Pyramids where you will be face to face with one of the old seven wonders, the Great Pyramids of Cheops. Spend as much as you like in front of the Great Pyramid, climb to the entrance then walk around it. You can enter the queen Pyramid (free of charge) and then walk to Khafre Pyramid, the second one. Make some photos for the only Pyramid still keep the causing then take your car and drive to Panorama.

Panoramic Pyramids Location

The best place where you can take photos of the 3 Pyramids lined together. You can also see the first 3 Pyramids in Egyptian history from that place in the clear days. 25 km to the south of Giza Pyramids you can see the Step Pyramid, Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid from the Panorama.

Sphinx

End your visit to Giza Pyramids with the great sphinx and the Valley Temple of King Khafre. The Sphinx is the largest single sculpted statue in the world, carved from the limestone of the bedrock of the Giza plateau. It measures 20 meters high and 73 meters long and 19 meters wide. The Sphinx represents most probably king Khafre like a lion's body and the head of the king himself.

Hurghada Cairo  Hotel Check-in 
Hurghada Cairo  Hotel Check-in 

At the end of your tour to Cairo attractions, you will go to check-in at your hotel near pyramids and free time at your leisure.

Cairo Alexandria
Cairo Alexandria

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel and your full-day tour to Alexandria, the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. It takes around 3 hours to reach Alexandria and you will start your tour with
The Catacomb The many ways of death

29th September 1900 while a donkey was hauling a cart, his leg disappeared in a hole in the ground and it was the Catacomb. It is the largest Roman cemetery in Alexandria and was one of the seven wonders of the Middle ages. The Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa dates back to the 2nd century AD and it was the burial place for about 200 years. The visit is a nice chance to know about the funerary practices in that era when Egypt was a mix of artistic elements of the Hellenistic and the Roman culture, and the Pharaonic one.

Pompey's Pillar

Then you will proceed to visit Pompey's Pillar, the red granite column which is 28 meters high, the largest monolith column. from an inscription in Greek written on the column we know it was not for Pompey as the Crusaders believe but was erected like a Memorial column for Diocletian, the Roman emperor.

Qaitbay Citadel

You will drive to the next stop with your guide Qaitbay Citadel (from outside). The Qaitbay Citadel was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. This Citadel of Qaitbay was considered one of the most important defensive strongholds for Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea Coast.

Lunch

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria before you will make your last stop and start your way back to Cairo.

Alexandria Library

The long story started after the death of Alexander the great death. His empire was divided between his generals. The foremost of whom (called Ptolemy) took over Egypt and he chooses Alexandria as a capital. Ptolemy made Alexandria a hub of culture and knowledge.

Ptolemy charged his assistant Demetrius to find the library and the Mouseion. “This was by no means the first library to ever exist, but it was the first to take a fully comprehensive approach to gathering knowledge Historians believe that eventually around 700,000 books and scrolls were accrued under the roof of the Library of Alexandria. The Library of Alexandria was completely destroyed nearly 2,000 years ago leaving no physical trace behind – but its formative scholarship and cultural resonance endure.

The New Alexandria Library has the world’s sixth-largest Francophone library in the world also It is a trilingual library containing books in Arabic, English, and French.

Between its walls is the largest depository of French books in North Africa and the Middle East, majestic art galleries, and some of the rarest collections of books in the world.

Cairo Luxor
Cairo Luxor

At the end of your full day in Alexandria, you will go directly to the Giza railway to take the first-class train to Luxor (18.30 pm / 19.30 pm). You will have time to drink something at a cafe shop or have some snacks.

Luxor Attractions
Luxor Attractions

Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting for you at the train station and you will join him in an air-conditioned vehicle to start your tour in Luxor.

Valley of the kings

One of the most visited places in Egypt together with Giza Pyramids and it was the burial place of all the kings of the New Kingdom in Egypt. Discover 3 of the opening ten tombs with your ticket and explore the beautiful scenes decorating the walls. Tutankhamen's tomb is an extra charge tomb.

Hatshepsut temple

The beautiful temple of the female Pharaoh Hatshepsut on the west bank of the River Nile. Hatshepsut's temple is one of the world's most striking architectural masterpieces. During Hatshepsut's reign, Egypt gained prosperity and peace.

Colossi of Memnon

The two statues known as Colossi of Memnon were decorating the largest mortuary temple on the west bank of the River Nile. They are 18 meters high and 720 tons each but in 27 BC strong earthquake damaged the statues. The statues show Amenhotep III in a seated position, with his hands resting on his knees, and his faces facing the Nile in the east.

Lunch

Enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant direct on the Nile.

Karnak temple

Explore the largest ancient religious site in the world, Karnak is an open-air Museum that took 200 years in the past to be terminated. Karnak was dedicated to the universal god in that time called Amon. Here you will see the huge avenue of Sphinxes, Pylons, chapels, Obelisks, and a sacred lake.

Luxor to Hurghada
Luxor to Hurghada

At the end of your tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Hurghada

Included/Excluded

  • 1 night 4**** hotel in Cairo on B/B Basis
  • Train and buses tickets
  • Entrance fee for all sites mentioned
  • Lunch in Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor
  • Drinks during lunch
  • Camera ticket at the Museum (2.5 euro)
  • Entrance ticket for the great pyramid(21 euro)
  • Entrance ticket for the second pyramid (6 euro)
  • Entrance ticket for the small pyramid (euro)
  • Entrance ticket for Alexandria Library
  • Tutankhamon tomb in the valley of the kings

Tour's Location

Hurghada, Egypt
from €400

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