Enjoy a Hurghada to Cairo day trip by plane and experience the history of Ancient Egypt. Stroll through Giza Plateau and discover Giza Pyramids, and the Great Sphinx. Then admire the glorious artifacts and mummies in the Egyptian Museum before you catch your flight back to Hurghada.
- Visit Cairo the capital of Egypt, Visit Giza Pyramids,Sail over the Nile. You can Visit the Pyramids of Giza,,the Egyptian Museum and the old bazaar Khan el khalil in One day Excursion.
Cairo Tour to the Great Pyramid of Giza
Also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops. The Great Pyramid is the oldest and largest of the Pyramids of Giza. Composed of over 2.3 million blocks of granite weighing 25-80 tonnes each.Therefor the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one that still remains largely intact. The Great Pyramid never fails to astound and amaze. Build over a 20 year period, the Great Pyramid initially stood at 146 meters, making it the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years.Our highly-trained Egyptologist tour guide will give you any information you need on the Pyramids including supposed construction methods (nobody really knows for sure), materials used, labour used and why the pyramids built.
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The main part of the Giza complex is a set of building that include two mortuary temples, three smaller pyramids for Khufu’s wives, an even smaller pyramid, a raised causeway connecting the two temples and smaller tombs for nobles.
Visit the Sphinx on our Cairo Sightseeing Tour
Translated as “Ther Terrifying One” but more commonly referred to as the Sphinx, this limestone statue of a mythical creature with a lions body and human head stands on the west bank of the Nile in Giza.Believed to built by the ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdon during the reign of Pharoh Khafra around 2558 BC (the Pharoh who built the second pyramid), this amazing statue stands 20m high and 73 meters long and is the oldest known monumental sculpture in the world.
Throughout Egyptian history the SphinX reveared with ancient Egyptians looking up at it with “divinity”, and even to today it remains shrouded in mystery, with basic information like when it was built and by whom still debated. There are even theories of Kings buried in it!
Besides the Sphix is an awesome sight and rich in history. over its lifetime buried in sand for hundreds of years and then dug back out. There are also stories of Napoleon’s soldiers shooting cannonballs at the great Sphinx and breaking off it’s nose.
At the base of Khafre’s pyramid, the second tallest of the Pyramids of Giza, lies Khafres temple complex. These have remained in much better condition that other temples in the area. And is the best example for us to explore. Built from megalithic blocks. Weighing up to 400 tonnes each. This beautiful temple houses five storage chambers, an entrance hall, a columned court and an inner sanctuary to explore. The interior of the temple remarkably well preserved and the temple of Giza are an amazing sight that have to seen.
Lunch on the Nile
After exploring Cairo Museum we’ll have a delicious buffet lunch at a restaurant alongside the famous River
Egyptian Museum Tour
Inside this massive museum you’ll find the most important pieces of Egyptian history including Pharaonic antiques and the treasure of Egypt’s best known King, Tutankhamen. This massive museum in Tahir Square established in 1902 and includes seven floors filled with fascinating artifacts such as two statues of King Tutankhamen made of cedar wood and covered in fine gold, a statue of King Akhenaton, Ushabtis statues that belonged to the Nubian kings, a mummy of a child and a small plychrome glass vase.During the Egyptian revolution of 2011the museum was broken into and two mummies were destroyed as well as around 50 objects being lost and several damaged. Since then 25 of those objects successfully recovered.
The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is a fascinating place that allows you to see all the antiques. That buried in the ancient kings of Egypt’s tombs and pyramids as well as some of the mummified kings themselves If you would like to know more about the biggest Arabic City you Can choose for two days e Egyptian Museum spans across 2 floors, the ground floor housing numerous objects including papyrus with written Greek, Latin, Arabic and ancient Egyptian, and coins, again not only Egyptian ones but also Greek, Romannd Islamic, highlighting Egypt’s rich history. The ground floor also houses large statues, tables and coffins.known
- chambers inside the Great Pyramid. The lowest cut into the bedrock beneath the pyramid, with the Kings and Queens chamber higher up in the structure. The Great Pyramid of Giza the only pyramid in Egypt known to contain both ascending and descending passages.
Hurghada to Cairo Day Trip by Plane
Enjoy a Hurghada to Cairo day trip by plane and experience the history of Ancient Egypt. Stroll through Giza Plateau and discover Giza Pyramids, and the Great Sphinx, then admire the glorious artifacts and mummies in the Egyptian Museumbefore you catch your flight back to Hurghada.