From Hurghada: Cairo & Giza Ancient Egypt Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Egyptra Travel Services

From Hurghada: Cairo & Giza Ancient Egypt Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Egyptra Travel Services

From US$ 298 per person

Experience the history and culture of ancient Egypt on this full-day Cairo excursion. You’ll be picked up at your Hurghada hotel for the flight to Cairo, where you’ll visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, the Egyptian Museum, and more.

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Duration 1 day
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Pickup included
Free transfers is available from and to any address in Hurghada. Pickup and drop-off from Sahl Hasheesh, El Gouna, Makadi Bay, Soma Bay, or Safaga is available for an additional fee of €5.


16 hours
  • Hurghada

  • 1 hour
  • Hurghada International Airport

  • 1 hour
  • Cairo International Airport

  • 1.5 hours
  • Pyramids of Giza

  • Lunch

  • Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

  • Old Cairo (free time)

  • 2 hours
  • Cairo International Airport

  • 1.5 hours
  • Hurghada International Airport

  • 1 hour
  • Hurghada

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  • Visit the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Marvel at the Great Sphinx and explore the Valley Temple
  • Admire the vast array of artifacts at the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Full description

Marvel at the majesty of the Great Pyramid of Giza and the treasures of the Egyptian Museum on a full-day trip. Learn more about Ancient Egyptian history and culture with a private Egyptologist guide. Early in the morning, start with pickup from your hotel in Hurghada by air-conditioned van for the transfer to Hurghada airport and your flight to Cairo. When you arrive, meet your Egyptologist guide and begin the tour with a visit to the famous Giza Plateau.

Marvel at the Great Pyramid, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, as well as the other 2 pyramids and mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple that faces the great Sphinx, before you stop for lunch at a good quality restaurant. After lunch, visit old Cairo with your guide before heading to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Built in the neo-classical style and designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the Museum is home to more than 120,000 masterpieces of Egyptian art and artifacts. After some free time in Cairo, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Hurghada, followed by a direct transfer to your hotel.

  • Transfers from Hurghada by air-conditioned van
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Flight tickets
  • Entrance fees to the attractions mentioned in the description
  • Restaurant lunch during the tour
  • Transfers from Makadi, Sahl Hashesh, Soma Bay, El Gouna and Safaga (5 Euros per person)
  • Drinks at the restaurant
  • Any extras not mentioned in the description
  • Boat cruise
  • Camel ride
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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based on 615 reviews

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I can only recommend the day trip to Cairo by plane. Fast transfer, small group, individual time everywhere with agreed meeting points and WITHOUT annoying market visits. Great organization from A to Z, on site, best guide ever, no queues at the museum, no tourist crowds at the pyramids. There was an insider tip from him for everything. Not to forget his unbelievable specialist knowledge and the gift of bringing you closer to the history of this high culture.

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February 18, 2020

Highly recommended tour if you want to see the most important sights in Cairo in one day! We were picked up at 4am and flew to Cairo at 5am. The guide met us and told us a lot about Kauro on the way into town. Since we still had some time, we visited the oldest mosque in Cairo before we drove to the Egyptian Museum. Then we took a boat across the Nile to the restaurant. After lunch we went to Giza to see the pyramids and the Sphinx. It is absolutely worthwhile to ride the camels to the lookout point, where you can see all the pyramids at the same time. In the evening we could enjoy the view of the pyramids on a roof terrace before we went back to the airport. The visits to the papyrus and perfume shop were ok as the people weren't pushy. Great organization and great guide!

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February 11, 2020

We were picked up at four in the morning and flew to Cairo at six. First we went to a mosque, then to the Egyptian Museum and with a Nile river trip (€ 12) we went for lunch. Later we went to a papyrus museum and then to the pyramids. In the end, we went to a Bedouin factory with oils & fragrances (you don't have to buy anything if you don't want to). Ahmed guided us through the whole day very well and answered all questions. We flew back to Hurghada at 9:30 p.m. and were back in our hotel at around 11:00 p.m. It was a long but very impressive day.

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February 7, 2020

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