Take a two-day trip to Cairo from Sharm el-Sheikh to see amazing landmarks such as the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids, along with the famous Tahrir Square and the Egyptian museum. Learn more about the country's history from your Egyptologist guide.
What to Expect
Join an Egyptologist tour guide on a visit the the Great Pyramids, the mysterious Sphinx, and the Valley Temple on this 2-day tour to Cairo from Sharm el-Sheikh. You will be picked up from your hotel in Sharm early in the morning and transported via an air-conditioned bus to the airport for your flight to Cairo.
After a stop for lunch, we will be head to Tahrir Square to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 masterpieces ranging from pre-dynastic era to the Pharaonic era and the Greco-Roman period in Egypt, including treasures of the child King Tutankhamen.
Tahrir Square itself was founded during the mid 19th century with the establishment of modern downtown Cairo. Several notable buildings surround the square, including the American University in Cairo's downtown campus, the Mogamma governmental administrative Building, the headquarters of the Arab League, the Ritz Carlton Hotel, the headquarters of the National Democratic Party, and the Egyptian Museum.
Being at the heart of Cairo, the square witnessed several major protests over the years However, the most notable event in the square was being the focal point of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution against the former president.
From Tahrir Square you will then be transferred to your hotel in Cairo, where you can enjoy some free time before an overnight stay.
The second day of your tour will begin at about 09:00, with a visit the Citadel of Saladin. This will be followed by lunch, after which you will experience an unforgettable walk through the sounds, sights and smells of the Khan El Khalili street. From there, we will transfer you back to Cairo airport for your flight to Sharm, and a drop you off at your hotel to end the tour.
- All transfers by A/C Bus
- All entrance fees
- English-speaking tour guide
- Return Flight Tickets to Sharm El Sheikh
- Lunch in Cairo on both days
- Hotel in Cairo on B-B Basis in pyramids area
What's Not Included
- Drinks in the restaurants
Know Before You Go
Trip Details –
Runs every day
Hotel pick-up: 05:00
Hotel return: 22:00
What to bring:
• A passport valid for 6 months
• A breakfast box
• Sport shoes
• Sunglasses and hat