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Cairo tour from Hurghada by Plane: pyramids Sphinx excursion, visit the Pyramids and Sphinx, horse riding at Pyramids, valley temple, guided tour to Cairo Egyptian museum.
Day trips to Cairo from Hurghada by Plane, pick up at 5.00 am and transfer to Hurghada airport. We do pick up 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 International airport and fly to Cairo. The distance between Hurghada and Cairo is 455 KM, the flight takes about 50 minutes. Arrival in Cairo and meet with our English speaking Egyptology tour guide.
Let’s start our Cairo Excursion from Hurghada with visiting National Egyptian Museum which is situated on Tahrir square and is famous for its vast collection of rare Egyptian monuments and artefacts. 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 artefacts belonging to Old, Middle and New kingdoms. Visit to Tutankhamun 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 Khafre and the smallest of three – the pyramid of Menkaure. It is possible to enter both pyramids if they are open to public on the day of your visit, extra tickets will be required.
There is an opportunity to get a horseback riding at the pyramids, watch a sunset at the Pyramids desert.
Our last stop will be at the bottom of the pyramid of Khafre 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.
Now we finished exploring Cairo and have some time for shopping along its bazaars and shops. After we will take you to the airport to catch your flight back to Hurghada. Estimated arrival time back to your hotel in Hurghada 21:30.
The nearest airport to the Pyramids of Giza is the Sphinx airport. It is about 40 km far from the famous pyramids. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the area. The second nearest airport is Cairo international airport, which is situated 50 km far from Giza Pyramids. It takes around 45 minutes to reach the Pyramids.
There are many activities you can do in one day in Cairo. For example you can participate in Quad biking at the Pyramids, Camel or horseback riding, Dinner Nile cruise, watch sound and light show at the Pyramids.
The best way to get to the Pyramids from Hurghada is to take a quick flight. There are many ways to book a flight through Egypt air or Sharm Club Travel company.
The distance from Hurghada airport to the Pyramids is 465 KM. It takes one hour to fly from Hurghada to Cairo airport. Upon arrival you will find our guide waiting for you just outside of the arrival terminal. He will take you to visit the pyramids.
Yes, you can visit Cairo from Hurghada. One of the most popular ways to visit Cairo from Hurghada is to book a day trip to Cairo by flight!