Cairo 2 Days Bus tour from Sharm el Sheikh

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Pick up 01:30 AM
Duration 2 Days
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Day 1
  1. 03:00 - Transfer from hotel to Cairo
  2. 08:30 - Meeting with the guide and getting to know the program
  3. 09:00 - Visit to the Cairo Museum of Antiquities
  4. 12:00 - Boat trip on the Nile
  5. 13:00 - Lunch at a local restaurant
  6. 14:00 - Visiting the Giza Plateau, Pyramids and Sphinx
  7. 17:00 - Shopping time
  8. 18:00 - Transfer to hotel in Cairo, overnight
Day 2
  1. 08:00 - Meet your guide and transfer to the Citadel
  2. 09:00 - Sightseeing of the Citadel and its attractions
  3. 10:00 - Visit to the Alabaster Mosque
  4. 10:30 - Visit to the War Museum
  5. 11:00 - Royal Carriage Museum (optional visit)
  6. 13:00 - Lunch at a local restaurant
  7. 14:00 - Visiting Old Cairo
  8. 17:00 - Transfer back to Sharm El Sheikh

Full Description

Overnight coach excursion to Cairo from Sharm el Sheikh will let you discover National Egyptian Museum, Pyramids & Sphinx, Saqqara step pyramid , Old Cairo, Roman fortress of Babylon and old Cairo churchers.

Cairo & its monuments

Two days excursion from Sharm el Sheikh to Cairo will let us explore Giza Plateau and its famous Pyramids, discover workers tomb and wander in the Valley Temple of the Great Sphinx, next day we can either visit Saqqara and its Step pyramid built by king Josser or go to Islamic quarters of Cairo and discover the Citadel of Sladdin and a beautiful Alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali.

On the way to Cairo

We do pick up from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. Pick up from your hotel in the early morning and transfer by a/c bus to Cairo. The journey to Cairo will take up to 6 hours. There will be 2 stops on the way to go to toilet and to get breakfast in a cafeteria. We will arrive in Cairo by 9 am.

National Egyptian museum visit

Our day we will start with Egyptian Museum of Antiquities visit, simply called The National Egyptian Museum. It is situated on Tahrir square and became already a historical monument itself. Built more than 100 years ago by a French architect, it houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen.. 120 000 pieces are exhibited there and we will visit all those collections, including Old kingdom, Middle kingdom,
New kingdom
and king Tut Anch Amun collection. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.

Nile felucca & lunch time

After the museum you can optionally take 45 minutes Nile boat ride (10£ per person). We will enjoy with the sailing along the Nile, warm breeze and panoramic views of the city.

Lunch will be offered in a local restaurant on open buffet basis. Drinks are not included.

The Pyramids & the Sphinx

After lunch we will cross the Nile and continue our tour in Giza. One of the Seven Wonders of the World The great pyramid of Cheops! is waiting for us! We will visit other pyramids of the area as well: the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus. At the end of the tour Sphinx and its valley temple will be visited.

Shopping time & optional activities

There will be an opportunity for shopping in the area around the Pyramids. Visit of papyrus institute, perfume palace or cotton fabric will be available.

At the end of the day we will drive you to The Oasis hotel, 4* on BB basis, where you will spend a night. Optionally in the evening you can do the following: Nile Cruise & Dinner with Tanura show and belly dance on a floating hotel or Watch Sound & Light show at the Pyramids.

Cairo Citadel Visit

Next day after the breakfast in your hotel move to Cairo Citadel and the area around.

Lunch in a local restaurant in the city will be offered on open buffer basis.

Old Cairo and its churches

We will end our day with a tour in Old Cairo where many old churches such as "Hanging” church, St. Sergio church and St. Barbara church are located. Jewish temple - synagogue of Ben Ezra, Amr Eben Al Aas mosque - the 1st mosque ever built in Egypt and roman fort Babylon are also on the site. All these monuments you will find in one place.

Back to Sharm el Sheikh

At the end of the day we will transfer you to Cairo bus station to catch your public bus to Sharm el Sheikh. Upon arrival in Sharm el Sheikh bus station our rep will meet you and drive back to your hotel.

  • All transfers by a/c van in Sharm el Sheikh & Cairo
  • Pick up & drop off in Sharm el Sheikh
  • Public bus return tickets
  • Hotel accommodation in 4* The Oasis hotel in Cairo
  • Entrance fee to the National Egyptian museum and the pyramids
  • Entrance fee to Sphinx and the valley temple
  • Citadel entrance fees
  • Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide for 2 days
  • Lunch for 2 days as per the program
  • Tipping
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch
  • Nile boat ride in Cairo
  • Entrance inside the pyramids
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Breakfast box from your hotel reception
  • Extra cash
  • Hat & Sun-glasses
  • Water

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5 / 5
shabana and shakeel , 15 Dec 2015
Just got back from Egypt and had to leave feedback for this trip. We booked an over night by bus to Cairo and glass bottom boat in Naama Bay. The guides were very knowledgeable in Cairo. The accomodation over night was just fantastic! And the visit to the museum, nile cruise, pyramids and sphinx were absolutely fabulous! In fact it was so good that we already looking at booking them for our next visit. I would give them a full 10/10 for the service they provided us. May I also takethe time to thank our guide in Cairo, Abu Bakr. Without whom the day wouldn't have been quite as special! Well done guys! Hope to see you again soon!

Published: 09 May 2024 Last update: 09 May 2024