City of Cairo and Pyramids of Giza Tour with flights from Sharm El-Sheikh, 1 Day Excursion
Fly from Sharm El Sheikh on a full-day adventure to Cairo to visit the famous Great Pyramids of Giza and wonders of ancient Egypt and view Tutankhamun’s treasure in the Egyptian Museum.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Large Group
Experience the best of Cairo, from ancient treasures to towering pyramids, on a full-day trip that includes round-trip flights from Sharm el Sheikh. You’ll be greeted by a guide upon arrival, browse the halls of the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then cross the Nile River to the remarkable Pyramids of Giza after taking your lunch. At afternoon, you will have a chance for shopping, buying souvenirs, exploring Cairo and watching the Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids before the returning flight to Sharm el Sheikh, back to your hotel.
Things You Should Take:
- Your passport.
- Sunglass and Hat.
- Comfortable shoes.
- Warm clothing in winter or loose clothing in summer.
- Sun block.
- Extra Cash.
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Children must accompanied by an adult.
- Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will get the option of an alternative date or full refund.
- Hotel pickup and drop off by A/C Van.
- English-Speaking Egyptologist Guide.
- Flight Tickets.
- All taxes, Entrance fees and handling charges.
- Lunch and Soft drinks.
- Round-trip shared transfers between sites by A/C Van.
- Gratuities (optional).
- Entering Mummies Hall.
- Nile River Boat Tour.
- Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids.
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase).
- Extras not mentioned in the program.
4:15 AM till 5:00 AM
You will picked up from your hotel in early morning between 4:15 AM till 5:00 AM depends on your hotel location by air conditioned bus and transfer to Sharm el Sheikh Airport for your flight to Cairo. Your personal English-speaking Egyptologist guide will be waiting for you outside the arrival hall at Cairo Airport to be with you through the day.
You will start your day by visiting the Egyptian Museum, which built in new-classical style, designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. You will get to see over 165,000 Egyptian artifacts from different Eras starting from Pre-Dynastic Era, Pharaonic Era to the Greco-Roman Era. The priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun are the highlight here. His six gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the star attraction. You can also visit the Mummies Hall to know more about the Egyptian civilization and the art of mummification in ancient Egypt (additional cost).
Nile River & Lunch
Next, you will enjoy sailing along the Nile on a small boat and watch the sites of the city (optional) before having lunch.
Pyramids of Giza & the Great Sphinx
Next stop on your tour is the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. One of the Seven Wonders of the World and still to this day a riddle. Composed of over 2.3 million blocks of granite weighing 25 – 80 tons each and constructed over a 20 year period concluding around 2560BC, the pyramids of Cairo was the tallest man-made structure for over 3,800 years, to this day we still do not know for sure exactly these amazing structures were built, although there are many theories. You will have free time to enter one of the Pyramids (additional cost) if you wish. A truly unforgettable experience.
Next, The Great Sphinx, an enigmatic symbol of Egypt, formed of a lion’s body and a human head tending over 73 meters long and 20 meters high. The Great Sphinx of Giza is the oldest known monumental sculpture, built by ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom in the reign of the pharaoh Khafren.
You will visit a perfume factory and traditional papyrus institute where you can see how they make papyrus and you will get a chance to purchase unique gifts if you desire. You can also watch the sound and light show at the Pyramids in the evening (additional cost).
Drop Back Location
You will then drive back to Cairo Airport for your flight back to Sharm el Sheikh. Upon arrival, you will dropped back to your hotel after wonderful day.