The Great Sphinx

Cairo Full-Day Tour with Return Flights from Marsa Alam

Product ID: 17416

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What You'll Do
  • Fly to Cairo for the day with round-trip transfers from Marsa Alam
  • Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx
  • See the thousands of antiquities at the Egyptian Museum
  • Learn about mummification art
  • Observe the Hanging Church of Coptic Cairo
  • Wander the maze of alleys at the Khan el Khalili Bazaar
Fly to Cairo from Marsa Alam and spend the day exploring the Egyptian capital, including visits to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx. Continue to the renowned Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan el Khalili Bazaar.
What to Expect
This full-day excursion to Cairo from Marsa Alam includes return flights from and to Hurghada to get you to Cairo and back in one day. Explore the Egyptian Museum, Giza Pyramids, Great Sphinx and Khan el Khalili Bazaar.

On your arrival in Cairo an Egyptologist guide will take you to the Great Pyramids of Giza. The oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramids 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. Your Egyptologist guide will be on hand to answer all your questions and provide you with a fascinating narrative as you explore the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos.

Next you will visit the mysterious Great Sphinx. Gaze at the mythological creature, formed of a lion’s body and a human head stretching more than 240 feet (73 meters) long and 65 feet (20 meters) high.

Lunch will be included en route, and after you will be transferred to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques in Cairo city center.

The neo-classical building, designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, contains more than 120,000 masterpieces, ranging from the pre-dynastic to the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. Learn about the history of the Ancient Egyptian civilization and their mummification art.

Move on to explore the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo, including visits to some of the early religious monuments of the city, such as the Hanging Church. The basilica was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon and it soon became the center of the Christian Church in Egypt.

Afterwards you can enjoy an afternoon shopping at the Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Stroll through the old market and try your bargaining skills as you search for gifts and souvenirs in the maze of alleys.

You will be transferred back to Cairo airport for the return flight to Hurghada, where we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel in Marsa Alam.
What's Included
  • Return flight from Hurghada
  • Tour of Giza Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Tour of Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch at a quality restaurant
  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • All transfers by air-conditioned mini-bus
  • All services charges and taxes included
What's Not Included
  • Tips
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
• Because this tour includes non-refundable flight tickets, if cancelled, the price of the flight tickets will not be refunded
• Please make sure to mention the names and passport numbers of all travelers when booking this tour, or email them to us after booking so we can purchase the flight tickets.

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