Cairo Excursion from Sharm El Sheikh
Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

Tour Itinerary

Time Activity
05:00 am Hotel pick up transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport (SSH).
06:00 am Flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo.
07:30 am Meet and greet in Cairo International Airport.
09:00 am Tour in the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities.
12:00 am Optional Nile boat ride.
13:00 pm Papyrus fabric, perfume palace or cotton shop.
14:00 pm Lunch in local restaurant.
15:00 pm Visit to the pyramids of Giza: the great pyramid, valley temple and Sphinx.
16:00 pm Optional enter one of burial chamber inside the pyramids which will be open to public.
19:00 pm Transfer to Cairo airport.
20:00 pm Flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh.
21:00 pm Transfer from SSH airport to you hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
  • Tour includes
  • All transfers by a/c van in Sharm el Sheikh and Cairo
  • Transfers from the hotel to Sharm Airport and back
  • Return flight tickets Sharm/Cairo/Sharm
  • All entrance fees: the National Egyptian museum, Pyramids area and Sphinx
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology tour guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
    • Tour excludes
  • Drinks in the restaurant
  • Entrance inside the pyramids
  • Nile felucca ride
  • Tipping
  • 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
  • Details

    Can you visit the Pyramids from Sharm El Sheikh

    Yes, The day will start with early pick up from your hotel between 04:45 am and 05:15 am depending on your hotel location. We do pick up from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh so you do not need to worry about it just wait for our representative on the time scheduled in your invoice. We will pick up you and transfer by a/c van to Sharm el Sheikh International Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you upon arrival outside the main arrival hall of Cairo airport with the sign "". After all people in your group are collected you will make your way to Cairo down town passing by on the way many interesting places.

    The Distance from Sharm El Sheikh to Pyramids

    The Distance from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo about 500 KM, The flight to Cairo will take around 50 minutes from Sharm El Sheikh airport to Cairo international airport. The drive from the airport to the National Egyptian museum takes about 40 minutes and the drive to the pyramids takes around one hour.

    Visiting the National Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

    Let's start our day with The National Egyptian Museum visit. The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen. The present building of the museum constructed by a French architect is situated in Tahrir Square and is already more than 100 years old. We will discover three main collections of the museum such as Old kingdom, Middle kingdom, New kingdom plus king Tut Anch Amun collection. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.

    Nile felucca ride

    After the museum visit we will take 45 minutes Nile boat ride. The activity is optional and costs 10£ per person. If you do not want to participate you can wait for the rest of the group in the bus. We will enjoy with the sailing along the Nile, warm breeze and panoramic views of the city. Amazing pictures from the Nile are guaranteed. The boat will take us to the restaurant which is situated at the Nile river bank.

    Lunch time at a local restaurant

    Lunch will be offered in local restaurant on set menu basis, but you can choose between options available plus dessert. You can choose either fish or chicken. We’d recommend choosing chicken as the portion will be bigger. Kindly note that drinks are not included in the cost of your lunch, so if you want to order something refreshing there will be an extra charge.

    Visiting the Pyramids at Giza

    After lunch we will cross the Nile and move to Giza Plateau to explore the area and to discover one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great pyramid of Cheops! Do you know that the Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only survived wonder from the seven wonders of the ancient world? Also we will have a look at other pyramids of the area: the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus, as well as small pyramids of the queens. We will enter to a tomb of workers recently discovered at the plateau and finally end our tour at Sphinx and its valley temple. Do you know that Sphinx was buried in sand for most of his existence!

    Shopping time

    At the end of the day we will get a chance for shopping in the area around the Pyramids. Visit of papyrus institute, perfume palace or cotton fabric will be available. If you do not want to shop, you can wait for the rest of your group in the van.

    At the end of the program we will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight back to Sharm el Sheikh. Our rep will meet you upon arrival in Sharm el Sheikh Airport and transfer back to your hotel.

    Date: 2019-01-30
    Updated: 2019-04-04
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