Explore the cities of Cairo and Luxor on this 2-day tour from Marsa Alam. Immerse yourself in the history of ancient Egypt and see many world-famous sights including the Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, and Pyramids of Giza.
What to Expect
Visit the cities of Cairo and Luxor and immerse yourself in the history of Egypt. Catch a domestic flight from Hurghada to Cairo and visit the Egyptian Museum, where you can admire more than 120,000 important artefacts in Egyptians history. Discover fascinating objects from the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms as well as the impressive exhibition of the treasures of Tutankhamun. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious lunch.
Drive to one of the Seven Wonders of the World and visit the Pyramids of Giza. The tour of the pyramids ends at the famous Sphinx and the surrounding temples. Afterwards, stroll through Khan al-Khalili Bazaar in Old Cairo with many opportunities for shopping before driving back to your hotel. Spend the evening in Cairo as you wish and experience the fascinating sound and light show at the pyramids for an additional cost upon request.
On the next day, enjoy a pick up from your hotel and ride to the airport to catch a domestic flight to Luxor. After approximately 1 hour, arrive in Luxor and start your tour on the western bank of the Nile River (Thebes West) in the Valley of the Kings. Admire three underground tombs with wall paintings up to 3,000 years old. Continue on to Deir el-Bahari to visit the terrace temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On the way back, make a brief stop at the imposing Colossi of Memnon.
After lunch, continue on along the eastern bank of the Nile River (Thebes East) and visit the magnificent Karnak Temple complex with the Holy Sea before transferring back to your hotel in Marsa Alam in the evening.
- Admission to the sights mentioned in the itinerary
- Hotel accommodation including breakfast
- Lunch at a restaurant on both days
- Domestic flights from Marsa Alam to Cairo and Cairo to Luxor
- Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
- Tour guide in Cairo and Luxor
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Drinks in the restaurant
- Sound and light show at the pyramids
- Admission to the grave chambers at the pyramids
- Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum
Know Before You Go
Please do not forget your passport for registration at the hotel as well as your camera and video equipment.
Please wear loose, lightweight clothing. Make sure your shoulders and chest are suitably covered.
Make sure to bring everything you need for an overnight stay and wear comfortable, sturdy shoes. It is also advisable to bring some warmer clothing in winter.