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4 day tour package from Hurghada to visit the most famous sights in Luxor: Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the kings; Cairo pyramids excursion.
Our first day tour to the Pyramids from Hurghada by plane includes the following:
- Transfer from your hotel in Hurghada city to the airport. Kindly note that transfer from the remote areas like Makadi bay, Soma bay, Sahl Hashish and el-Gouna to Hurghada airport will cost extra.
- Flight to Cairo will take 50 minutes.
- Meeting at Cairo airport with our English speaking guide.
- Excursion to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities.
- Optional 45 minutes felucca ride on the Nile (extra charge).
- Lunch at a local restaurant will be offered during the day.
- Shopping time includes visits to oils, papyrus, cotton shops.
- Excursion to the pyramids with a visit to the Sphinx and its Valley temple. Should you wish to enter inside a pyramid, a separate entrance ticket must be purchased (not included in the price of the package).
After the tour transfer to a 5* hotel where you will spend the night. Standard DBL room accommodation on BB basis is available.
Today we will spend our time admiring the Islamic monuments of Cairo. Let's visit the Citadel of Saladin, look at the Mosque of Muhammad Ali and Al Nasir Muhammad, visit the Al-Haramlik Palace, which houses the Military Museum. We will go down to the foot of the citadel and take a walk along al-Rifai mosque and Sultan Hassan Religious complex, look inside these ancient buildings, admire its architecture, decorations and massive walls.
Our next stop will be at the mosque of Ibn Tulun, which is situated just 15 minutes walk down the street. The mosque has very unique spiral minaret, the only one of its kind in Egypt. We can climb the minaret to take some panoramic photos of Cairo. Our tour will be finished with a visit to the Guy Anderson Museum, located in a medieval house, better known as Bayt al-Kritleyya. The museum hosts a private collection of pharaonic and Islamic art, collected by its owner during his stay in Egypt. The building it itself is a fine example of the houses of the nobility of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Our lunch we will get in the city in a local restaurant before we go to explore the largest Eastern Bazaar known as Khal el-Khalily. Back to our hotel by the evening and overnight.
In the morning our driver will pick up you fro the hotel to transfer to Cairo airport. Flight to Luxor takes less than one hour. Upon arrival in Luxor (around 7 am) our English speaking guide will meet your outside the main arrival hall with the sign "sharm-club.com". The day will start with the excursion to the West Bank of the Nile. Here you will have a tour to the Valley of the Kings and Queens. Three opened tombs in each valley are available for exploration. If you want to visit and an extra tomb like Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun or Tomb of Ramses VI KV9, an extra ticket must be purchased at the entrance.
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and a very beautiful temple of Medinet Habu is also on the travel list of the day. Photo stop at the old sitting Colossi of Memnon and the new standing Colossi will be done on the way.
Lunch in the city in a local restaurant will be offered during the day before we check-in a 4* hotel. Standard DBL room accommodation on BB basis is available. Free evening you can spend at your own discretion. You can watch "Sound & Light" show at Karnak temple or go to a local shopping promenade.
In the morning at sunrise, you can take a hot air balloon flight over the valleys of Luxor (optional activity, $80 per person). After breakfast at the hotel, you can relax by the pool or spend time on your own. Check out the hotel at 12 noon. First, we will go on a sightseeing tour to Luxor Temple, walk along the Avenue of Sphinxes and then move to Karnak Temple. Sightseeing tour of the Karnak Temples, visiting the Sacred Lake and the open-air museum.
After lunch in the city, walk along the local bazaars is available (before leaving for Hurghada hotel). You can also have some rest in a local coffee, drink coffee and admire lit up in the evening Luxor Temple.
Transfer to your hotel in Hurghada by a private a/c car may take up to 4 hours.