Cairo and Luxor in Two Days from Hurghada In Egypt

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cairo

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Leave you hotel in Hurghada Red Sea for a 2-day tour to see ancient Egypt’s most famous monuments. Fly from Hurghada to Cairo to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza, and then fly to Luxor to see Valley of the Kings and Karnak at the next day before transferring back to Hurghada.
Day 01:Hurghada/ Cairo Tours / Fly to LuxorSun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada or Gouna by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle for flight to Cairo. Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist guide to discover the exquisite Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, the Sphinx with a head of a pharaoh and lion’s body, which dates back to the reign of King Chephren, and the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren.Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo. Then you will move on to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. In the evening you will be driven to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Luxor.Day 02: Luxor Tours / Back to HurghadaBreakfast at your hotel in Luxor and then you will be accompanied by your English speaking tour guide in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the fabulous Karnak Temples the largest place of worship ever built. Lunch will be served in Luxor at local restaurant. After that you will be moved to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, you will visit 3 tombs excluding Tutankhamen.Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshipsut the only female pharaoh who ruled Egypt. Finally, you will be transferred from Luxor by a private air-conditioned vehicle back to your hotel in Hurghada for about 04 hours driving.

What’s included

  • Pick up services from your hotel in Hurghada and return
  • Accommodation in Luxor with breakfast at Sonesta St George Hotel
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking guide throughout your tours
  • Transfer from Luxor to Hurghada by private vehicle
  • Lunch at local restaurant during tour in Cairo & Luxor
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle
  • Shopping tours through out Khan El Khalili bazaars
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping
  • Optional activities
  • Personal spendings

Itinerary

Day 01:Hurghada/ Cairo Tours / Fly to Luxor Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada or Gouna by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle for flight to Cairo. Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, you will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist guide to discover the exquisite Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, the Sphinx with a head of a pharaoh and lion’s body, which dates back to the reign of King Chephren, and the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo. Then you will move on to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. In the evening you will be driven to Cairo Airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Luxor.
Day 02: Luxor Tours / Back to Hurghada Breakfast at your hotel in Luxor and then you will be accompanied by your English speaking tour guide in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the fabulous Karnak Temples the largest place of worship ever built. Lunch will be served in Luxor at local restaurant. After that you will be moved to the West Bank of the river Nile to visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon), and then visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs discovered, you will visit 3 tombs excluding Tutankhamen. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshipsut the only female pharaoh who ruled Egypt. Finally, you will be transferred from Luxor by a private air-conditioned vehicle back to your hotel in Hurghada for about 04 hours driving.
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