Cairo - the capital of Egypt and the biggest city in Africa and the Middle East. The city has a population of approx 20 million inhabitants and is located across the banks of the River Nile. Cairo remains the heart of politics, culture and economy for the whole Arab world. Cairo is a fascinating city with lots of historical monuments, local markets, churches, mosques, citadels and the wonderful Egyptian Museum.
You will be collected for your trip from Hurghada between 1am and 2am. The journey to Cairo will then take approx 6 hours. On the journey, you will be assisted by an English speaking tour guide. The estimated arrival time into Cairo is 9am. We will first visit the Egyptian Museum, which was established in 1902, along with your English speaking tour guide. There are 100 rooms housing 120 thousand items in the museum. These items represent the magnificent civilisation of ancient Egypt. Inside the museum, you can admire the famous room dedicated to the findings from Tutenkhamun’s tomb in Luxor (a golden mask and sarcophagi), the collection of fayum portraits, royal mummies (the room with royal mummies costs extra 150 LE!to enter). You will also find pharaohs statues, for example Ramses II, Tutmosis III and their wives, as well as Egyptian gods and goddesses. Lunch is served as buffet-style in a restaurant. Drinks are available for an extra charge. The next stop on our journey is Giza, where we will see the magnificent pyramids: Cheops, Khafre & Mykerinos and the largest statue of a lion man; the Great Sphinx. You can enter the interior of the pyramid of Mykerinos (cost 85LE), Khafre (85LE) and Cheops (300Le). We will also visit a Perfume Palace and the papyrus institute. The return to Hurghada is scheduled at around midnight.
Please note; The type of transportation will depend on the number of guests on the trip. The options will be either a coach, coaster or a microbus.
Return journey from Hurghada with an air-conditioned vehicle (coach, coaster or minibus), an English-speaking guide, lunch, entry tickets to the monuments.
The entrance to the room with royal mummies is additionally payable. Fee 150le per person. Payment only in the currency of Egypt. Drinks are extra charge.
If you would like to join us in one of our amazing trips. please send us a message on WhatsApp, Viber or Messenger, or a traditional SMS on +20 1149 582 445 with your hotel's name, your room number and the time when we can contact you in your room. We will then call you to talk and place your booking. If you can not send an SMS or if we do not reply to your message within 10 minutes, it may be that the message did not reach us. Please place a call to us from the hotel reception on 01149 582 445 (for a small fee).
Guests accommodated in hotels in Makadi Bay and Sahl Hasheeh will pay an extra 10$ per person for the return transfer. Clients accommodated in hotels in Soma Bay and Safaga will pay an extra 15$ per person for the return transfer.
It is possible to go by plane to Cairo. The tours by plane & by coach follow the same schedule, just the transfer times differ. The cost for the trip via plane is approx 270$ per person (dependent on flight prices).
An optional trip - join a motorboat cruise on the Nile, 6-8$ paid to the tour guide.