3 day Cairo tour package + Luxor excursion from Hurghada

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Duration 4 Days
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Itinerary
Day 1
  1. - Group tour to Cairo by air from Hurghada
Day 2
  1. - Saqqara day excursion
Day 3
  1. - Islamic Cairo sightseeing tour
Day 4
  1. - Luxor sightseeing tour

Full Description

3 day package tour to Cairo from Hurghada with excursion to Luxor: the pyramids, Saqqara, Islamic Cairo, Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple

Group tour to Cairo by air from Hurghada

Our group tour to Cairo by plane from Hurghada starts in the early morning and includes the following:

- transfer from the hotel to the airport
- flight to Cairo, 50 minutes
- meeting at Cairo airport with our English speaking guide
- excursion to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
- a felucca ride along the Nile (optional activity)
- Lunch at a local restaurant, drinks are paid separately
- shopping time: oils, papyrus, cotton shops visit
- excursion to the pyramids with a visit to the Sphinx and its Valley temple

After the tour, transfer to a 5* hotel, standard dbl room on BB basis.
Optionally in the evening you can do Nile cruise with dinner and oriental show, Sound & Light show at the pyramids.

Saqqara day excursion

The guide will meet you in the morning at the hotel reception after breakfast. Today we will go to Saqqara and visit the very first pyramid built in Egypt - the Step pyramid of King Djoser. We will get acquainted with the exposition of the Imhotep Museum, located at the foot of the necropolis, look inside the Teti pyramid, which is decorated with the "Pyramid Texts"; enter inside 3 open tombs, to admire the ancient Egyptian art. Walking sightseeing tour around the Step pyramid will take some hours. You will get a great opportunity to look inside the pyramid itself (optionally, a separate ticket is required), you can also go down to the foot of the pyramid and enter inside the burial chamber (requires a separate ticket). It is here the famous blue faience room of King Djoser was found, now you can see it in the Imhotep Museum.

We will return to the city for lunch. A walking sightseeing tour of Old Cairo is available afternoon: Fort Babylon, old Coptic churches and the Ben Ezra synagogue are included in our tour. In the evening return to your hotel and free time at leisure.

Islamic Cairo sightseeing tour

Today we will devote our day to explore Islamic monuments of Cairo. First of all we will visit the Citadel of Saladin, look at the Mosque of Muhammad Ali and Al Nasir Muhammad, walk inside the Al-Haramlik Palace, which houses the Military Museum. Later let's go down to the foot of the citadel and get to know a beautiful al-Rifai mosque and huge Sultan Hassan complex. Next, transfer to the mosque of Ibn Tulun, which is situated just 10 minutes far from the Citadel. Here we can climb its unique minaret and take panoramic photos of Cairo. We finish the tour with a visit to the Guy Anderson Museum, located in a medieval house, better known as Bayt al-Kritleyya. The museum owns a private collection of pharaonic and Islamic art, collected by its owner. The building of the museum is itself a fine example of the houses of the nobility of the 17th and 18th centuries. Lunch in the city and a walk through the largest Oriental bazaar Khan el Khalily.

After the tour transfer to your hotel and overnight there.

Luxor sightseeing tour

Pick up in the morning and transfer to the airport. Flight to Luxor will take just 50 minutes. Upon arrival in Luxor our guide will meet you outside the main arrival hall with the sign "sharm-club.com'. Transfer to the West bank of the Nile. Our full day tour of Luxor city includes:

- Excursion to the Temple of Hatshepsut
- Visit to the Valley of the Kings and 3 open tombs
- Taking pictures at the Colossi of Memnon
- Sightseeing tour of Karnak Temples
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- Visit to the alabaster factory

After the end of the excursion program, transfer to your hotel in Hurghada by a comfortable a/c car.


Includes
  • Pick up and drop off from/to your hotel in Hurghada
  • Transfers along the route in a modern air-conditioned car
  • Flight tickets HRD-CAI, CAI-LUX
  • Entrance tickets according to the program
  • Lunch in the city at a local restaurant in Cairo and Luxor
  • Hotel accommodation in Cairo 5*, on BB basis, standard DBL room
  • Private transfer from Luxor to Hurghada hotel
  • English speaking guide
  • Egyptian visa $25 per person
  • Felucca ride in Cairo or Luxor
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch time in Cairo or Luxor
  • Entrance fee inside the paid tombs
  • Entrance fees inside the pyramids
  • Optional activities and visits
  • Any extras, not mentioned in the program

What to take with you
  • Passport
  • Extra cash
  • Personal belongings

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Published: 17 Jun 2022 Last update: 09 May 2022