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From Hurghada to Cairo Small Group Day Trip

Hurghada International Airport, Airport rd، Hurghada, Egypt
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Duration

17 Hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

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Overview

From Hurghada to Cairo day trip is one of the best things to do in Hurghada during your vacation. Explore one of the old seven wonders, the Great Pyramids, the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, along the Egyptian Museum. Discover Cairo and Giza with its highlights like the Cairo Tower, and the Grand Egyptian Museum near Giza Pyramids.

From Hurghada to Cairo is a way to explore Cairo the capital of Egypt with a small group of not more than 8 persons. Visit with your private guide one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the great pyramid. Enjoy shooting unforgettable photos from the panorama or you may enjoy a short camel ride. End your visit face to face with the great Sphinx and have an idea about the mummification at the valley temple. Try a freshly cooked lunch in a typical Egyptian restaurant before you head to the Egyptian Museum.

Egyptian Museum is a must-visit place while you are in Egypt. Whether the old one in Tahir square or the GEM one near Pyramids. The aim of the Museum is to build a bridge between the past and the future and allow the visitor to experience the Egyptian culture and history.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Egyptian National Museum
  • Giza Pyramids
  • Sphinx
  • Mummification temple

Itinerary

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Hurghada to Cairo
Hurghada to Cairo

At the agreed time, we will pick you up from your hotel with our Minivan maximum of 8 people in total almost private, or a VIP trip. (Do not forget to order a breakfast box one day before at the reception).

Egyptian Museum
Egyptian Museum

You will start your tour from Hurghada to Cairo day trip with the Egyptian Museum where you will see the treasure of the boy king Tutankhamon. You cannot come to Egypt without giving a visit to the Egyptian Museum with its 120000 artifacts.

The Museum is consisting of the ground floor and the first floor. On the ground floor, you can follow Egyptian history from the Archaic period till the Greco-Roman period. The first floor is housing the treasures of the tomb of king Tutankhamon especially his golden mask 10.3 KG of pure gold. Another highlight of the first floor is the royal mummies found in 1881, Yoya and Tuya treasures with the animal's mummies chamber.

One day will not be enough to visit the Egyptian Museum but with your guide, you will listen to the stories of the highlights of the museum.

Giza Pyramids
Giza Pyramids

Your visit to the Pyramids of Giza will last for about two hours and you will have the chance to be face to face to your dream. The Great Pyramid of Cheops Pyramid is the only wonder of the old seven wonders still standing today. The Great Pyramid is the oldest and the largest in the Giza plateau.

Khufu Pyramid – Cheops Pyramid
Khufu Pyramid – Cheops Pyramid

The pyramid has 8 sides and they used 3 different materials, normal limestone, fine white limestone, and granite. The great Pyramid covers more than 13 acres and it was 146 meters high. The pyramid consists of 2 300 000 blocks between 2.5 till 15 tons. Your guide will explain to you how they have to cut them, transported them, cut them into the size, and move them to the site. You can enter one of the smaller pyramids beside the great one called the queen's Pyramid (free of charge).

Panorama
Panorama

This is the best place to get a view of the Pyramids means all of them lined up. It is a perfect photo opportunity especially on camels if you like the Pyramids in the background. When the day is clear, it could be one of the most PHOTOGRAPHED AREAS in Egypt.

The Sphinx & The Valley temple
The Sphinx & The Valley temple

The last stop in your visit to the Giza Pyramids will be the great Sphinx which is one of the world’s largest monuments. The Sphinx measures 73 meters long and 20 meters high and is carved out of a single piece of stone. The sphinx is a human head statue and lion body most probably for the king Kharfe builder of the second Pyramid.

The valley temple was built at the same time as the Sphinx and the diorite statue of Khafre was found in it. Open your heart and mind and listen from your guide to the story of the broken nose, dream stele, and Tuthmosis IV. Take your photos before you leave the area.

Cairo Hurghada
Cairo Hurghada

At the end of your tour from Hurghada to Cairo,  your driver will take you back to your Hotel in Hurghada with a 15 minutes break in the middle of the distance to use the toilet or have a drink.

Included/Excluded

  • Transfer with an air-conditioned modern Minivan (New Brand)
  • Entrance fee for all the sightseeing mentioned above
  • Archaeologist guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • The entrance of any Pyramid
  • Beverages during Lunch
  • Transfer from hotels outside Hurghada like Soma Bay, Safaga, Sahl Hasheesh, and Makadi Bay
  • Tipping

Tour's Location

Hurghada International Airport, Airport rd، Hurghada, Egypt
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