Tour to Cairo Alexandria from Hurghada by Bus to visit famous sights, ancient temples, the Pyramids and Sphinx, Pompey pillar, Cairo Egyptian museum, Catacombs of Kom el Shouqafa, fort Qait Bay.
Pick up in the evening from any hotel in Hurghada. Should you wish to be picked up from other areas including Makadi Bay, Sahl Hashish, el-Gouna or Safaga additional transfer fee will be applied. Transfer to Hurghada bus station to catch your public bus to Cairo. Arrival in Cairo in the early morning, meet with our English speaking Egyptologist guide.
Let’s start our Cairo city tour with visiting National Egyptian Museumwhich is situated on Tahrir square and is famous for its vast collection of rare Egyptian monuments and artifacts. The tour includes 2,5 hours walk around the museum’s halls where you will get information about different periods of Ancient Egyptian history, will see artifacts belonging to Old, Middle and New kingdoms. Visit to Tutankhamon room where his golden coffin and golden mask are exhibited. Visit to animal mummies hall and many other halls which will reveal you the ancient Egyptian mysteries.
After the museum we will have some refreshments and take a felucca tour (optional activity) along the Nile. After let’s have some rest and a lovely lunch in a local restaurant on set menu basis. Drinks are ordered with extra charge. Lunch will take around one hour and after we’ll head for our main destination, the most famous place in the world – Giza plateau.
Time to discover Giza plateau and its famous pyramids. The only survived wonder of the ancient world – The Great pyramid of Cheops is our main goal. Here we can spend some time walking around, entering inside (optional, extra ticket is required), climbing if possible or taking some wonderful pictures. Next let’s move to panorama playground where we can see all the pyramids together and take great panoramic pictures of the plateau together with three pyramids. Now time to discover smaller pyramids the one of Chephren and the smallest of three – the pyramid of Mycerinus. It is possible to enter both pyramids if they are open to public on the day of your visit, extra tickets will be required.
Our last stop will be at the bottom of the pyramid of Chephren where the Great Sphinx and his valley temple are located. Let’s enter the temple and walk along its ancient walls until we reach the Great Sphinx. As a bonus our trip includes the entrance into a newly discovered and opened to public workers tomb.
After we finish our visits, transfer to 4* hotel for some rest. In the evening optional activities such as Sound and Light show at the Pyramids, Nile cruise with dinner and Oriental show or
Khan el Khalily bazaar visit can be arranged via our guide. Overnight in 4* hotel on BB basis.
Next day after breakfast meet with our guide and transfer to Alexandria, it may take up to 3 hours to reach the city. Here we will discover very interesting Greco-Roman monuments, will visit the only Roman Amphitheater in Egypt and Pompey's pillar. Next stop at catacombs of Kom al-Shukafa.
Lunch in a local restaurant in the city and let's continue our excursion. Now we move to the National Museum of Alexandria to discover its reach collection of artifacts, which have never been exhibited at any other place of the country, so you have a great chance to explore a very unique collection of the museum.
After we finish our visits, transfer to Alexandria bus station to catch you public bus back to Hurghada. In Hurghada our representative will meet you and drive back to your hotel.See more