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Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

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Activity provider: Egyptra Travel Services

Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

Activity provider: Egyptra Travel Services
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Embark on a full-day trip to Cairo from Sharm to visit the Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids of Giza with an Egyptologist guide. Travel via comfortable bus and experience the must-see sights of Egypt.

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Duration 1 day
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Russian, Italian, Arabic
Pickup included
Pickup and dropoff is from any Sharm El Sheikh hotel or accommodation and is free.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World at Giza
  • See the reclining statue of the Great Sphinx
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square
  • Marvel at the High Pyramid of Khufu, the oldest in the Giza Plateau
  • Learn how the pyramids were built from your Egyptologist guide
Full description
Take a guided full-day trip to Cairo to see the most important attractions on any trip to Egypt: the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Great Sphinx. Start with a very early morning pickup from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh at 12:30 AM. Your Egyptologist tour guide will greet you at the lobby of your hotel and assist you to the bus station, where you’ll take the approximately 6-hour journey to Cairo on a comfortable air-conditioned bus.   When you arrive in Cairo, your tour guide will meet up with you again at the bus station and take you to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities (Egyptian Museum). Spend the morning exploring this massive museum, which houses approximately 120,000 items. See the glittering treasures of Tutankhamun, grave goods, mummies, jewellery, household items, and toys of Egyptians whose names are lost to history.   After lunch in a local restaurant, you’ll head to the Pyramids of Giza — see the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, and the Sphinx, situated beside each other in an awe-inspiring sight. This complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World.   After exploring these magnificent structures, your tour guide will bring you back to the bus station for your ride back to Sharm El Sheikh.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan in Cairo
  • Private transfers in Sharm El Sheikh
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Giza Plateau
  • Great Sphinx
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Shopping in Cairo
  • All Entrance fees (if option selected)
  • Taxes and handling charges
  • Professional Egyptology Guide in your language selected
  • Nile river visit
  • Walking tour at the pyramids plateau
  • Great pyramid entrance (order from check-out cart as an add-on)
  • Boat trip on the Nile River (order from check-out cart as an add-on)
  • Camel or horse riding (order from check-out cart as add-on)
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses

    Know before you go

    • Most nationalities require a visa to enter Egypt
    • You must weigh under 210 lbs to enter the Great Pyramid of Khufu
    • The trip from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes between 5 and 7 hours, depending on the option selected. Bring entertainment and breakfast with you for the long bus ride
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    3.9 /5

    based on 32 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.2/5
    • Transportation
      3.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5

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    Transfert from Sharm El Sheikh to Caire way too long with various stops due mostly because of Police checkpoints. And the bus is not that comfortable. Escalating the Great Pyramid, taking photos while on camels at the panoramic view was wonderful. We also had an amazing trip by boat on the Nil River. The last stop at the Essence company « perfumeries » was very pleasant. The lunch that’s been served was welcomed. I strongly recommend this tour.

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    November 18, 2022

    A good way of seeing the Pyramids on a budget. Represented good value for money. It is a very long day but you were able to sleep on the bus and leave items on there so you could take food, drink, warm clothes etc. The bus journey is long, but the bus was aircon, toilet etc. and pretty comfy. We had a bit of a faff with the trip being cancelled then back on again which was a bit frustrating but the communication with the provider was good throughout

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    November 16, 2022

    Abit disappointed trip was ok, booked as a 18 hour trip but ended up being 28 hours. Being on a fully booked coach & seats were very uncomfortable for that length of journey. Bottled water was included if you paid for it. Would recommend to do add on when there rather than pre book as we weren’t allowed to go into great pyramid of which we paid for due to not enough time, told too big to go inside & be very hot. Camel ride was good, pleased to see pyramids. The shopping was a trip to where make paper & try to sell you. & perfume place. River Nile boat was small boat but it built up around quite abit of which I was told before hand, but can say I done it. If choose to go on this trip prepare to take spare food & drink as only fed once. A stop either way to get off walk around fir extra food & toilet. Overall was pleased I went but not for length of time. We was refunded when got home for not being allowed in great pyramid once reported.

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    November 3, 2022

    Product ID: 299800