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From Hurghada: Cairo and Giza Full-Day Highlights Tour

From Hurghada: Cairo and Giza Full-Day Highlights Tour

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Explore Egypt's capital on a 20-hour tour of Cairo and the Giza Plateau, with round-trip transfers from the Red Sea resorts of Hurghada, Makadi, El Gouna, and Soma Bay. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, see antiquities at the Egyptian Museum, and more.

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Duration 20 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Italian, Russian
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Soma Bay

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the last surviving 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Explore the ancient pyramids of the Giza Plateau
  • See antiquities of Ancient Egypt at the Egyptian Museum
  • Add on optional extra camel rides and more
  • Learn more about the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
Full description
Travel back in time to experience the heritage of Pharaonic Egypt on a full-day tour to Cairo and Giza, with transfers by air-conditioned vehicles from the Red Sea. Following a pick-up from your hotel, get some great views of the landscape en route to the Egyptian capital. Stops can be made whenever you require. Upon arrival in Cairo, visit the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square, and discover one of the most comprehensive collections of Ancient Egyptian relics in the world. Explore treasures that tell the story of a highly-developed culture. For a supplement, you can enter the Mummy Room to learn all about the mummification process, and come face-to-face with some of the Egyptian royals of the Pharonic days in mummified form. Transfer to Giza in the afternoon to see the Great Pyramids and Great Sphinx in the Giza Plateau. Marvel at this last surviving monument of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, built more than 4.500 years ago as everlasting graves for the pharaohs Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Marvel at the mysterious Sphinx statue of a Pharaoh’s head with a lion’s body. Optional activities in Giza upon payment of a supplement include a look inside the Great Pyramid or Small Pyramid, a ride on a camel, or a visit to the Solar Boat Museum, where you will see the legendary boat that Pharaoh Cheops had built in order to sail through the underworld Transfer back to your hotel in the evening for the end of tour services.
Includes
  • Transfers from/to your hotel and between the sights by high-class air-conditioned vehicles
  • Guided tours in your language
  • Entrance fees for the above mentioned sights
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Gratuity (tips) for drivers and tour guides
  • Food and drinks
  • Any services not mentioned in "what's included"
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  Additional activities offered on request at a supplement include: a visit to the Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum; camel ride around the pyramids; entrance to the Great Pyramid in Giza; entrance to the Small Pyramid in Giza; visit of the Solar Boat Museum in Giza
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 869 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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Hello, great trip! We were faster than expected, our tour guide Ahmed was very informative, extremely courteous and helpful with any request! He also helped us with photo opportunities. Lunch was good, our personal highlight: the pyramids of Giza with a camel ride we wanted for about € 9 pp. LG

November 22, 2021

The trip started with a visit to the Cairo museum, then lunch and afterwards the pyramids and the sphinx. Our English guide was very nice and explained a lot of things in the museum and even took photos of us at the pyramids. The food was good and we received complimentary bottles of cold water beforehand. Around lunch there is a trip on the Nile which costs extra - you don’t get to see much but it’s quite refreshing so we didn’t regret it. The things that I could have lived without were the trip to the papyrus museum and the oil shop. The upside is they also count as rest stops and are quite clean. The downside is you get pressured into buying something. Of course you can negotiate a better price for yourself, but the starting prices are ridiculous - at least in my opinion. All in all it was a good (and very tiresome) trip and we got to see the PYRAMIDS. A few tips: bring a sweater for the bus, because it’s air conditioned. You can leave stuff on the bus if you need to.

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November 7, 2021

It was a great trip. The tour guide and assistant were very nice. However, I want to warn you. Every opportunity is tried to sell you God knows something. But this is the case in all of Egypt. During the trip you are taken to a "papyrus museum" and at the end a perfume shop. And other questions are also asked a million times. In addition, the bus toilet was locked (too lazy to clean it yourself, therefore only one possibility to go to the toilet on a 6-hour drive) with the attitude of often having to say no thanks or ignoring offers. It was still worth it. However, know what you really want and do not be lulled!

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August 31, 2021

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