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Luxor, Alexandria and Cairo excursion from Hurghada

Tour Itinerary

Time Activity
04:00 am
04:15 am
08:30 am
10:30 am
12:00 pm
13:00 pm
16:30 pm
18:00 pm
20:00 pm
Pick up in the early morning from your Hurghada hotel.
Transfer to Luxor by a/c vehicle.
Visit to Karnak temple.
Visit to Queens valley and entrance into some opened tombs.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
West bank visit includes Deir el-Bahari temple and Memnon Colossi.
Evening shopping time.
Transfer to Luxor train station.
Night sleeping train to Alexandria.
07:00 am
07:30 am
09:00 am
13:00 pm
14:00 pm
17:00 pm
20:00 pm
Meeting with our guide on the train station.
Optional breakfast in the city.
Roman sights visit includes the Catacombs, Pompey's pillar and Roman theater.
Lunch in a local restaurant in the city.
Visit to the National Museum of Alexandria.
Transfer to Cairo by a/c van.
Overnight in Cairo in 4* hotel on BB.
08:30 am
09:00 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
13:00 pm
14:00 pm
15:00 pm
19:00 pm
20:00 pm
21:00 pm
Pick up in the morning from your Cairo hotel.
Giza plateau exploration. Famous pyramids, workers tombs and the Sphinx.
Optionally enter any of the 3 pyramids which will be open to public.
Papyrus fabric, perfume palace or cotton shop.
Optional Nile boat ride.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
Visit to the National Egyptian Museum.
Transfer to Cairo airport
Flight to Hurghada.
Transfer back to your hotel.

Luxor, Alexandria and Cairo


Hurghada to Luxor

Pick up in the early morning 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 Luxor by a/c vehicle may take up to 4 hours. Arrival in Luxor and meet with our English speaking Egyptologist guide.

Karnak temple

First part of our day will be dedicated to the east bank visit. Our goal is the Greatest religious complex of all times Karnak temple. It is not just one temple, but temple within temple. So many small temples and shrines can be discovered there, old and new pylons , Sacred lake and a famous statue of a Scarab. We will spend around two hours walking inside temple and taking great pictures of the area.

Queens valley and Hatshepsut temple

Now time to cross the Nile and discover Valley of the Queens. Here we will enter some tombs of great queens which will be opened to public on the day of our visit. Next stop on the way to Queen Hatshepsut temple , a woman Pharaoh Queen, will be at newly discovered and restored Memnon Colossi and Amenhotep III temple.

Lunch time

After the visit let’s have a look inside an Alabaster factory and discover how in ancient Egypt Egyptians made their vessels and jars. Lunch in a local restaurant (drinks are not included and can be ordered with extra charge will be offered in the city after visits).

Optional visits

In the evening before the night sleeping train departs, approximately 9 pm, you can do several optional activities like visit to Luxor temple and Sphinx avenue, visit to Luxor museum or Mummification museum (additional charge will be applied). Catch night train to Alexandria, overnight in the train.

Welcome to Alexandria

Next day in the morning our English speaking guide will meet you at
Alexandria train station, breakfast in the city (optional) before we go to explore the city. Alexandria is a showcase of Egypt's Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic civilizations, a living symbol of interaction between these civilizations and the Greek and Roman civilizations. During our city trip we will discover another kind of art different from that one we saw in Luxor, here we will not find huge temples but will discover catacombs and Roman amphitheater , Pompay’s pillar and a cozy National Museum of Alexandria

Moving to Cairo

In the mid day let’s have lunch in a local restaurant and move to Cairo. We will take a fast and modern Cairo-Alexandria road, so the trip will take around 3 hours. In Cairo let’s check in into a cosy 4* hotel on BB basis. Overnight in the hotel.

The pyramids

In the morning after breakfast in your hotel our guide will pick up you in a scheduled time, around 8 am and let’s head for Giza plateau to explore the area and the only survived wonder of the ancient world – The Great pyramid of Cheops. 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.

Sphinx and his Valley temple

Next let’s move to 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.

Visit to the Egyptian Museum

Now we finished exploring Giza and have some time for shopping and lunch. Lunch will be offered in a local restaurant on set menu basis, drinks are not included (extra charge). After lunch we have a chance to get a Nile felucca ride along the Nile (optional activity) or go directly to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. National Egyptian Museum 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.

Back to Hurghada

After our tour finished transfer to Cairo International airport to catch your flight back to Hurghada. In Hurghada our representative will meet you upon arrival and drive to your hotel.


Date: 2018-12-14
Updated: 2019-01-04

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