Explore Cairo on a 1-day trip by plane from Hurghada. Make the most of your time in the Egyptian capital and visit the Great Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Khan el-Khalili bazaar and more.
What to Expect
This full-day luxury trip to Cairo from Hurghada will save you time and effort. During the day you will visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the vibrant Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and the magnificent artifacts of the Egyptian Museum, all in the company of an expert Egyptologist guide.
We will pick you up from your Hurghada hotel for the transfer to the domestic Airport where you will board a flight to Cairo. Arrive in the capital and meet your tour guide before visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza. The oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramids of Giza are also the only ones to remain almost intact. Constructed over a 20-year period, concluding around 2,560 BC, at the time they were the tallest man-made structure, remaining so for more than 3,800 years. To this day nobody knows for sure exactly how they were built, although there are many theories.
Your Egyptologist guide will be on hand to answer all your questions and to provide you with a fascinating narrative as you explore. Next you will visit the mysterious Great Sphinx, a mythological creature formed of a lion’s body and a human head, it stands over 240 feet (73 meters) long and 65 feet (20 meters) high. The Great Sphinx is the oldest known monumental sculpture, and is thought to have been built by ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom in the reign of the pharaoh Khafra.
You will stop for lunch before moving on to the world-famous Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Built in a neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, its collections now exceed 12,0000 masterpieces, ranging from the pre-dynastic era, the Pharaonic era and the Greco-Roman period.
A highlight of its treasures is undoubtedly the artifacts of the child King Tutankhamen, but look too at the relics of other Pharaonic Gods and Goddess and visit the mummies room to learn about mummification art in ancient Egypt.
Afterwards enjoy an afternoon of shopping at maze of alleys and streets at Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Try your skills and bargaining as you shop for gifts and souvenirs.
At the end of the day, you will be transferred to Cairo domestic airport for the return flight, with a transfer in Hurghada back to your hotel.
- All transfers by air-conditioned van
- Egyptologist guide
- Flight tickets
- Entrance fees to all mentioned sites in the program
Know Before You Go
- This activity can be changed or canceled without penalty at any time up to 5 days prior to the date when the activity is scheduled to commence.
- When we know your room number we will advise you once again with a pick-up time for your tours.
- All travellers' information should be correctly given when you book.
- You should send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking and you phone number is required to contact you in case of any change in the tour itinerary.
If you cancel between 1-4 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 50%. In case of a no-show, no refund will be provided.
Please send a copy of your passport at the time of booking and provide your contact phone number in case of any change in the tour itinerary.