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Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

1. Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

Take a guided full-day trip to Cairo to see the most important attractions on any trip to Egypt: the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Great Sphinx. Start with a very early morning pickup from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh at 12:30 AM. Your Egyptologist tour guide will greet you at the lobby of your hotel and assist you to the bus station, where you’ll take the approximately 6-hour journey to Cairo on a comfortable air-conditioned bus.   When you arrive in Cairo, your tour guide will meet up with you again at the bus station and take you to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities (Egyptian Museum). Spend the morning exploring this massive museum, which houses approximately 120,000 items. See the glittering treasures of Tutankhamun, grave goods, mummies, jewellery, household items, and toys of Egyptians whose names are lost to history.   After lunch in a local restaurant, you’ll head to the Pyramids of Giza — see the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, and the Sphinx, situated beside each other in an awe-inspiring sight. This complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World.   After exploring these magnificent structures, your tour guide will bring you back to the bus station for your ride back to Sharm El Sheikh.

From Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo Full Day Tour by Plane

2. From Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo Full Day Tour by Plane

Tick off some of Cairo’s most celebrated attractions on this guided trip from Sharm El Sheikh. With round-trip hotel transfers and flights, skip the hassle of planning and focus on enjoying the sights.  View the Pyramid of Giza and Valley Temple. Devote the afternoon to the Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Meet the tour representative at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh for a transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Catch a flight to Cairo and be greeted by another representative at the Cairo Airport. Follow your Egyptologist guide to the great pyramid of Giza (if add-on selected), the only existing wonder of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. At the Giza plateau, see the great pyramid of Khufu, known as Cheops, and also the pyramid of Chefren, the pyramid of Mykerinus, the valley temple of Khefren, and the iconic Great Sphinx. This amazing complex of structures dates back to almost 5,000 years ago. From there, be taken to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, which houses around 150,000 artifacts that date thousands of years to ancient Egyptian civilization. This is considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Take your chance to admire the incredible treasures of the boy-king Tutankhamun. After the museum, have the chance to wander in the oldest bazaar in the middle east, the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where you can feel the atmosphere of living in Islamic Cairo hundreds of years ago. The bazaar dates back to 1382, A.D., and is just one of the fascinating places we will see, giving you a real taste of the ancient city of Cairo. At the end of the day, be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight back to Sharm El Sheikh.

From Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

3. From Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

Experience Luxor in all of its splendor on this full-day guided trip from Sharm El Sheikh. Enjoy the convenience of private van transportation and a round trip flight. Savor local flavors with a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.  After pickup from your hotel in a private and air-conditioned vehicle, transfer to the airport to board your plane to Luxor. Once you arrive, head to the Karnak Temple complex. See the street of the Sphinxes, the hypostyle hallway with 134 gigantic pillars, and the obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I. Continue to the Theban Necropolis on the west bank of the Nile to see where the pharaohs were laid to rest.  Stroll through the Valley of the Kings where you can visit tombs from 3 different dynasties. Admire a masterpiece of ancient architecture at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. Finally, visit the Memnon Colossi, which are two of the largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. At the end of the day, fly back to Sharm El Sheikh and your private driver will take you back to your hotel.

Sharm El Sheikh: Private City Tour and Shop at Old Market

4. Sharm El Sheikh: Private City Tour and Shop at Old Market

Explore Sharm City the way you will take memorable spots for a lifetime experience, wander around the Namaa bay, visit the biggest mosque in Sharm El Sheikh and go shopping at the Old Market with round-trip private transportation and guide. We invite you to explore the top zones in Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours city tour by a private air-conditioned limousine and Sharm experienced guide, the transfer will pick you up from your hotel. You will have the chance to visit the local church and the biggest mosque in Sharm El Sheikh and take amazing memorable photos around. After that, we will visit the highest spot around Sharm El Sheikh to enjoy a wonderfull Panoramic view of the city. Then move to the next spot exploring Sharm el Sheikh city and the Old Sharm known as Old Market, a vibrant place full of local bazaars, spice shops, souvenirs, oils, and different local fruits, guide will help you and wait for you during a your shopping. After that will be back at your hotel

From Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo Private Day Trip by Plane

5. From Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo Private Day Trip by Plane

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh. You will then be transferred to Sharm El Sheikh Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Once you arrive in Cairo, you will find our driver waiting for you outside the airport. You will be given the driver's details once you book to easily find him.Then, Our Egyptologist guide will accompany you to visit The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx. During the visit, you can ride a camel and enjoy a unique backdrop of the pyramids.Continue to The Egyptian Museum, which is the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East and houses the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world. The museum displays an extensive collection spanning from the Predynastic Period to the Greco-Roman Era.After the museum, visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, which is a famous bazaar and souq in the historic center of Cairo, Egypt. Named for one of its several historic caravanserais, the bazaar district has since become one of Cairo's top attractions.At the end of the day, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight back to Sharm El Sheikh. Once you arrive in Sharm El Sheikh, you'll be brought back to your hotel by our driver.

From Sharm-El-Sheikh: Day Trip to St. Catherine and Dahab

6. From Sharm-El-Sheikh: Day Trip to St. Catherine and Dahab

Immerse yourself in history at the ancient St. Catherine's monastery in Mount Sinai on this day trip from Sharm-El-Sheikh. Discover the beauty of the seaside town of Dahab which beckons travelers with is chill vibe and stunning shoreline.  Enjoy the convenience of being picked up directly from your accommodation. Sit back and relax as you are driven to the St. Catherine monetary which is nestled in the base of Mount Sinai. Stop for a guided tour of this site which houses the oldest known working library in the world. Learn about the treasures and ancient manuscripts which rival the collections at the Vatican that are locked away here. Explore this Greek Orthodox monastery that was built by Empress Helena on what was thought to be the site of the biblical burning bush.  Head to the laid back city of Dahab for a tour of the city highlights. Snap some pictures of the Red Sea coast and get some souvenir shopping done before returning to your accommodations in Sharm El Sheikh.

Sharm el-Sheikh: Islamic and Coptic Sights Tour with Lunch

7. Sharm el-Sheikh: Islamic and Coptic Sights Tour with Lunch

Get to know the sights of Sharm el-Sheikh on a guided tour that highlights the Islamic and Coptic attractions of the city. Shop local products at Old Market, marvel at the architecture of the city’s historic mosques, and sit down at a local restaurant to enjoy lunch.  Start your day with pickup from your hotel by our local guide and driver, then set out to start exploring the city. Make your way to old Sharm, arriving first at El Sahaba Mosque, one of the largest of its kind in the South Sinai region. After the foundation stone was laid in 2011, it took six long years to complete the mosque’s construction. The place has since become a favorite vacationing site where tourists come mostly for relaxing and wellness breaks. This mosque also offers a shelter to carry out daily prayer rituals. Later, enjoy time to do your shopping at Sharm el-Sheikh’s Old Mark. See Naama Bay and other sights as you continue to explore and shop around the city.

From Sharm el-Sheikh: Saint Catherine and Dahab Guided Trip

8. From Sharm el-Sheikh: Saint Catherine and Dahab Guided Trip

Earrly morning pick up you from the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to Saint Catherine, start trip to this truly a beautiful place with your guide, this place has been significance to many faiths including Christianity, Islam and Judaism. At the site you can see the oldest working Christian Monastery that is still home to the same order of monks who constructed it in the 4th Century. You will also see the burning bush, a mosque and a really weird room that contains the bones and skulls of all the monks that have ever lived there! There is also a piece of St Catherine’s finger bone on display. Furthermore will go to Dahab, for lunch here, Dahab is the biggest shopping area in South Sinai, where you will get the chance to browse for local Egyptian handicrafts, carpets, jewelry, perfumes, papyrus and other souvenirs. At the end of the tour will transfer you back to the start point your hotel.

From Sharm El Sheikh: Dead Sea and Jerusalem Day Tour

9. From Sharm El Sheikh: Dead Sea and Jerusalem Day Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel and travel in a fully air-conditioned bus to Taba, where you will cross the border into Israel. Make the first stop of the day at the Dead Sea, the lowest point of elevation on Earth. While here swim in the salty water which enables you to float. Next, discover Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity. Wander its numerous alleyways with small shops. Enjoy a delicious lunch in one of the on-site restaurants before making your way to Jerusalem. Once in the city, enjoy the view from the Mount of Olives. Visit notable local landmarks including the Wailing Wall and Temple Mount. After strolling across the Arab market on Via Dolorosa, you can visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Finally, be transferred back to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.

Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Cairo Day Trip with Flights & Lunch

10. Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Cairo Day Trip with Flights & Lunch

Take a day-trip to Cairo from Sharm El Sheikh with round-trip flights and transfer included. Visit key sites like the Pyramids and the Sphinx on the Giza plateau, and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities on Tahrir Square. Learn about the ancient Egyptian artifacts from an expert guide as you go. Get picked-up early from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and transferred to the airport for your flight to Cairo. A driver will meet you on arrival and take you to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities on Tahrir Square.  Discover a huge collection of artifacts from Ancient Egypt, including statues, sarcophagi, and precious jewels. Encounter the treasures of Pharaonic Egypt, such as the 6 gilded coffins of King Tutankhamun, with the help of your guide. You will have some time here to take an optional boat trip on the Nile, before stopping to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch of typical Egyptian cuisine on the banks of the river. After your meal, drive out to the Giza plateau. Explore the Pyramids on the Giza plateau, one of the wonders of the ancient world, built more than 4,500 years ago as a monument to the pharaohs Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Gaze at the face of the mysterious Sphinx, and hear about the solar boat that Cheops built to sail through the underworld.  Optionally, you can choose to use some of your time here to explore the Great Pyramid, or take a ride on a horse or camel around the site. End the day back in Cairo and stop at the bazaar for some shopping, then transfer back to Cairo’s domestic airport for your return flight to Sharm El Sheikh. A tour representative will meet you on arrival to drive you back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Sharm el-Sheikh

Rana picked me and my girlfriend at our hotel and drive us with her car to beautiful landmarks including Mistafa Mosque, the Heavenly Cathedral, Sahaba Mosque, Old Market, Genena City and to a beautiful panoramic place. She also offered us the tipical Qasab drink. Overall, She allowed us to take our time to visit all the places in fully autonomy and took nice pictures of us. I recommend this tour if you want to visit the main landmarks in few hours. Great deal!

We were travelling as group of 10 and 5 of them were kids. Trip was tiring for all of us but full of amazing experiences. All the staff were very helpful and understanding. Guides were amazing and gave extra helpful information.

Amazing experience with Rana!!! I really recommend this experience who would like to visit some mosques and old market. She is from sharm, so she let you to visit some special place.

Incredible experience from start to finish, the tour was very informational and the tour guides were super helpful and friendly. It was a perfect excursion!

Rana was an excellent and every kind guide. I highly recommend this tour