Cairo and Luxor two days trip from hurghada
See Ancient Egypt’s most famous monuments in 2days tour cairo and luxor while being in Hurghada. Fly from Hurghada to Cairo to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Besides that head to Luxor to see Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings then drive back to Hurghada.
Let’s know summary about attractions you will visit during Cairo and Luxor two days trip from hurghada;
Giza Pyramid Complex:
It is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau where you can find the three major Pyramids (Khufu, Khafre, Mankaure) that attract tourists around the world because of the massive limestone that used in the construction process.
The Great Pyramid:
It’s the greatest most unique astonishing pyramid among the three Giza Pyramids. The king’s pyramid has three amazing smaller queen’s pyramids associated with it.
The Great Sphinx:
It’s a limestone statue which represents the mythical creature with a body of a lion and ahead of a human being.
The Egyptian Museum:
It’s a mesmerizing home for the most priceless Egyptian Antiquities. It established in 1835 by the Egyptian Government. It has about 120000 unique items that make it an important landmark in Egypt.
Valley of the Kings:
Valley of the Kings, the final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to the 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great Pharaoh King Ramses II and boy Pharaoh King Tutankhamen. The tombs well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon:
Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor.
No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak temple. the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Our 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.
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.
Domestic flight ticket (Hurghada/Cairo – Cairo/ Luxor)
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 Entrance fees
all the sights in Cairo and Luxor 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
Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary