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Marsa Alam: Ancient Cairo & Giza Pyramids Day Trip by Plane

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Marsa Alam: Ancient Cairo & Giza Pyramids Day Trip by Plane

From US$ 353.90 per person

Travel by plane from Marsa Alam to see a different side of Egypt. Discover the Pyramids of Giza, visit the Egyptian Museum, Islamic Cairo, and the famous Khan al Khalili Bazaar.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Russian, Italian
Pickup included
Hotels in Marsa Alam and El Quseir
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx
  • Admire thousands of antiques in the Egyptian Museum
  • Learn more about the impressive Egyptian art
  • Wander through the endless lanes of Khan el Khalili Bazar
Full description
Explore fantastic Cairo on this day trip from Marsa Alam to the Pyramids. You will be picked up from your hotel in Marsa Alam and taken to Hurghada Airport. From there you will fly to Cairo, where you will be picked up and accompanied by your guide. Your Egyptologist tour guide will take you on a visit to the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then go to take memorable photos and to see the Sphinx with its lion body and the head of a pharaoh - the statue dates back to the reign of King Chephren. You will have lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. After that you will have the opportunity to visit the Egyptian Museum with all its treasures from the times of the Pharaohs. It displays more than 250,000 real artifacts, including Tut Ankh Amun's treasure collection. Continue to Cairo, where you will have the opportunity to visit Khan El Khalili, Cairo's oldest bazaar. In the evening you will be transferred back to the airport and fly to Hurghada. There will be a vehicle waiting for you upon arrival, which will take you back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.
  • Pickup services from your hotel in Marsa Alam and return
  • Domestic Flight (Hurghada-Cairo-Hurghada)
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees (if option selected)
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo
  • Shopping tours in Cairo
  • All Service charges and taxes
  • Entrance fees (unless option selected)
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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  • Please contact the tour operator after booking to provide all the names and passport numbers of all the travelers as well as the desired pickup time from your hotel in Marsa Alam
  • French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian-speaking guides are available for an extra fee of €10 per person
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4.6 /5

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The tour was awesome! Of course you have to get up early (with us it was 4:00 to get from Marsa Alam by private taxi to Hurghada and then take the plane to Cairo), but the day was more than worth it! But our great guide (the BEST!) Gabri also contributed a lot. He was so warm and open-hearted that we hadn't been bored for a minute and had a good day. The whole trip was well planned and worked from the beginning to the end. Of course you would prefer to spend hours at the pyramids and in the museum, but then you should rather stay in Cairo for 2-3 days.

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May 3, 2020

Geweldige trip! Samen met mijn vader werden we om 01:30 opgehaald in het hotel in Marsa Alam. De driver bracht ons netjes en op tijd naar de airport in Hurghada, om vanuit daar naar Caïro te vliegen. Het is een erg lange dag, maar het was het zeker waard! Echt een super ervaring om naar het Egyptisch museum te gaan, de Pyramjds of Giza te bewonderen, de Sphinx, en nog veel meer! Wij hadden een hele aardige privé gids genaamd Khaled, en hij beschikt over erg veel kennis. Veel geleerd, gezien, en gedaan. Kortom; het is een lange trip, maar als je je erop instelt dan valt het mee (en de vliegtrip is an sich ook al een hele beleving)! Zeker waard en had dit voor geen goud willen missen. Zeker in deze covid periode twijfelden wij nog wel om te gaan (want je loopt immers wel meer risico), maar alles is goed en netjes geregeld. Alles is goedgekomen en we hebben nergens last van gehad. Top ervaring!

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January 9, 2022


It is a mega exhausting excursion that lasts 27 hours. But it's really worth it. Cairo is an impressive city, should you have seen it.

October 16, 2019

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