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From Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo & Giza with BBQ Lunch

1. From Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo & Giza with BBQ Lunch

Discover the “City of a Thousand Minarets” on a full-day tour of Cairo, with round-trip transfers by bus from Hurghada. Relax in air-conditioned comfort on the long journey from Hurghada, admiring views of the Gulf of Suez. You will be accompanied by a transfer guide who will accompany you on the journey until you meet your Egyptologist guide. Upon arrival, your private Egyptologist guide will meet you and take you to Giza Plateau to see the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Get breathtaking views of the Pyramids of Giza as you explore the mortuary temples of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Learn the story of how the temples were constructed and hear the stories behind their legends. Continue to the Great Sphinx, the giant statue of a reclining mythical beast with a lion’s body and the face of the Pharaoh Khafre. Go to the Valley Temple opposite, attributed to the Pharaoh Khafre, and marvel at the feat of ancient engineering. Next, take a 30-minute break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then, drive into central Cairo to discover the artifacts at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square with fast-track entry. You can also choose to add a Nile River cruise and a camel ride to your tour when booking. Designed by French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the museum’s collections exceed 120,000 masterpieces from the pre-dynastic to the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. Learn about the mummification art of Ancient Egypt before your return transfer to Hurghada. After visiting all the attractions, enjoy a shopping stop before beginning the journey back to Hurghada.

Cairo: Pyramids, Museum Visit & Dinner Cruise Combo

2. Cairo: Pyramids, Museum Visit & Dinner Cruise Combo

Get picked up from your hotel at 8 AM, then begin your excursion with a visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then, proceed to the Great Sphinx which dates back to the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. Next, continue on to visit the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art and is considered to be the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Admire over 250,000 genuine artifacts, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen's collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry. Read about how these marvels were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s. After this, get transferred back to your hotel at around 4 PM to rest for a while, take a shower, and get ready for the night ahead. At 6 PM, get picked up from your hotel and head to the pier to begin your 2-hour Nile cruise. Enjoy a night on the Nile as you take in the sights of Cairo. Savor a delicious dinner on board as you watch a belly dancing and a folkloric show. Be delighted by the Chef's menu along with a selection of Egyptian favorites, all made with fresh ingredients. At the end of this memorable dining experience, get transferred back at around 10:30 PM where your tour ends.

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4.2 / 5

based on 771 reviews

We had a wonderful trip with the most amazing guide Hannah! She was extremely knowledgeable about every aspect of the day and even guided us with where to buy souvenirs and where not to be ripped off! She made us feel extremely safe and was so friendly! The day was thoroughly enjoyable and the stop offs made the journey feel not too bad!

The trip was great and Hannah our tour guide was amazing! She was knowledgeable, friendly and patient. Highly recommend her as a guide. The organisation with the bus travel was good, the only downside being that the bus was not very spacious. Overall great trip and would highly recommend it.

The trip from Hurghada to Cairo was great! It's a long drive but you get to see a bit of the country on the way. The pyramids were a highlight but we also enjoyed the boat trip and the museum. It's a good value as well. There was security on the bus also so it's 100% safe.

Very good tour: But be careful: From Makadi to Cairo and back with all the controls, it's a 9-hour bus ride, which is tough with two children, 8 and 13 years old, and also for adults!!!

A fantabulous trip..Hannah was a fantastic guide..a lovely lady ..The Pyramids never cease to amaze me !