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From Hurghada: Cairo & Giza Ancient Egypt Full-Day Trip

1. From Hurghada: Cairo & Giza Ancient Egypt Full-Day Trip

Marvel at the majesty of the Great Pyramid of Giza and the treasures of the Egyptian Museum on a full-day trip. Learn more about Ancient Egyptian history and culture with a private Egyptologist guide. Early in the morning, start with pickup from your hotel in Hurghada by air-conditioned van for the transfer to Hurghada airport and your flight to Cairo. When you arrive, meet your Egyptologist guide and begin the tour with a visit to the famous Giza Plateau. Marvel at the Great Pyramid, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, as well as the other 2 pyramids and mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple that faces the great Sphinx, before you stop for lunch at a good quality restaurant. After lunch, visit old Cairo with your guide before heading to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Built in the neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the Museum is home to more than 120,000 masterpieces of Egyptian art and artifacts. After some free time in Cairo, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Hurghada, followed by a direct transfer to your hotel.

Hurghada: Day Trip to Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara by Flight

2. Hurghada: Day Trip to Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara by Flight

Enjoy the variety of Egypt and visit Cairo from Hurghada. An air-conditioned car will bring you from your hotel to Hurghada airport where you will board your flight to Cairo. On arrival in the Egyptian capital, an Egyptologist guide will be waiting for your arrival. The journey begins in Giza, where you will visit 3 of Egypt's largest and most famous pyramids. The Great Pyramid is the oldest, and is the last remaining Wonder of the 7 Wonders of the World. The tip of the Pyramid of Khafre is still partially covered with limestone. The Pyramid of Menkaure is surrounded by 3 other, much smaller pyramids. Visit the step pyramids of Sakkara. The necropolis of Sakkara is the next most important burial site of Lower Egypt, after Giza. The largest and most impressive burial site is that of the Pharaoh Djoser, from the 3rd dynasty of the Old Kingdom, around 2650 B.C. He is buried in a famous step pyramid. You will also visit Memphis, the old capital city, where you will see ruins and the giant toppled statue of the Pharaoh Ramses II, as well as the Alabaster Sphinx. In the afternoon you can visit Khan el-Khalili bazaar to go shopping. You'll also get to visit the famous antiques market in Cairo. After an unforgettable day, you will be brought back to the airport in Cairo in the evening. Fly back to Hurghada where you will be transferred back to your hotel having enjoying a great day in the Egyptian capital.

From Hurghada: 2-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

3. From Hurghada: 2-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

Day 1: Get picked up from your hotel in the early morning and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your flight to Cairo. Reach Cairo by 7 AM, where your tour guide will be waiting for you outside of the terminal. Begin your full-day tour with a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Then, explore the Valley Temple, the location where priests mummified the body of King Chephren. Get a close-up look at the famous Sphinx, the legendary guardian with the head of a king and the body of a lion. Next, continue to Sakkara, located only 16 miles southwest from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid, built for King Zoser and an important aspect of the pyramids’ evolution. Then, head over to Memphis City, the ancient capital of Egypt and home to the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. This city dates back to 3100 BC. After this, stop for lunch in a local restaurant based on full meal for each person but beverages is not included. End the first day with a transfer to your hotel for check-in and an overnight stay in Cairo. Day 2: Check out of the hotel at 8 AM and collect your luggage, to be stored in the car. Begin the day with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, displaying the world’s largest collection of precious Egyptian art. Marvel at the rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date back as far as 5,000 years. Continue to the Citadel, where you will visit the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha before proceeding to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brass war, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, and much more. After this, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (beverages are not included). At the end of day 2, transfer back to Cairo Airport for your return flight to Hurghada.

Cairo: 2-Days Trip to Hurghada by Airplane

4. Cairo: 2-Days Trip to Hurghada by Airplane

Get picked up from your accommodation on the first day and head to Cairo airport. Embark a plane that will bring you to Hurghada on a 1-hour flight. Upon arrival, a driver waits outside the lobby airport with the company's sign and will take you to your hotel in Hurghada. After lunch, a representative will arrive at 1:15 PM to take you to the safari trip to the quad runner station for a test drive. Drive 25 km by motorbike to a Bedouin village to visit a Bedouin tribe to learn about their life and traditions.  Try a Bedouin tea and smoke water-pipe before driving back to the motorbike station. Arrive back at your hotel after a 2-hour drive. Upon arrival, you can enjoy a hotel show, have dinner and unwind.  On your second day enjoy breakfast in the morning and check out from your hotel. Take your bags to the reception and leave them until the end of the trip.  Head at about 7:30 AM to Giftun for a fantastic snorkeling trip. Relax on the desert island on the beautiful Red Sea, where you will snorkel in different spots. Admire the corals and magnificent colorful fish, enjoy water sport activities, and if you are lucky you might have the chance to swim with dolphins.  Savor an open buffet lunch aboard the cruise before returning back to Hurghada.  After coming back from the trip around 4 PM, you will take your bags from the hotel and then head towards Hurghada airport to take your plane to go to Cairo.  A car will be waiting for you at Cairo airport. Meet your driver and get assistance with your luggage before driving back to your hotel in Cairo.

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The transfer went smoothly. We were picked up on time in Hurghada. In Cairo, our guide for the entire tour, Ashraf Kandiel, gave us a friendly welcome and we started our adventure. First we went to Saqqara & Memphis. Since we were out so early, we were the first visitors to the excavations and were able to comfortably see all the sights. After lunch we went to the pyramids in Giza. Definitely an experience. Day two was also filled with highlights - the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel and the Mohammed Ali Mosque and the Bazaar. Our guide explained and told us the history of Egypt in an exciting way during the two days. It was a successful excursion into the past and the Cairo of the present. Our guide was great & very accommodating and the time just flew by. Our two drivers bravely fought their way through the traffic and patiently picked us up everywhere. The trip is highly recommended!

Amazing experience with Zainab and Wahid, everything was really perfect from start to finish. I hope you come across these two people of unspeakable kindness who will make you discover the most beautiful things in Cairo, Memphis and Sakarra. Once again, a big thank you to them for this unforgettable experience!

Wat een geweldige lange dag!! Vlucht was prima, we hadden een prive egyptoloog Wael, hij wist alles en hielp ons ook met de leukste plekjes voor de foto’s etc. Vertelde veel over de geschiedenis en had leuke feitjes!

It was a very well organized excursion. Our guide was very good and had an answer to every question! We were able to spend a very nice informative day in Cairo.

excellent program - except for the sales events....