Hurghada: Cairo Museum, Giza Plateau, and Giza Pyramids Tour

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Explore the highlights of Cairo on this guided day trip from Hurghada that includes lunch. Uncover Egyptian history as you see the Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza, and the exhibits in the Egyptian Museum.

Highlights

  • Uncover mysteries of ancient history by entering the Great Pyramid of Khufu
  • Gain knowledge on how the pyramids were constructed with an Egyptologist guide
  • Experience the wonders of Ancient Egypt at the Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx
  • Be transported back in time as you see relics on a visit to the Egyptian Museum
  • Sink your teeth into some mouth-watering Egyptian BBQ at a local restaurant

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Discover the top attractions of Egypt on a full-day trip to Cairo. Start with pickup from your accommodation in Hurghada. Relax in air-conditioned comfort in a spacious van on a scenic drive with Gulf of Suez views. Arrive in Cairo and meet with your Egyptologist guide. Head to central Cairo to explore the artifacts at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square with fast-track entry. Explore the museum's collection of over 120,000 masterpieces from the pre-dynastic to the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. Take a look at the mummification art of Ancient Egypt. Next, have an opportunity to purchase a boat ride on the Nile boat trip. Before having a delicious lunch at a local restaurant that serves Egyptian BBQ. Head to the Giza Plateau to see the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Explore the mortuary temples of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus and admire stunning views of the Pyramids of Giza. Step inside the Great Pyramid, the largest Egyptian pyramid which served as the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu. Learn the story of how the temples were constructed and hear the stories behind their legends. Continue towards the Great Sphinx, a massive statue depicting a mythical beast reclining on a lion's body with Pharaoh Khafre's face. See feats of ancient engineering at the Valley Temple. Have some time to do some shopping before returning to your accommodation in Hurghada with unforgettable memories of Cairo.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Hurghada Air-conditioned transportation Egyptologist guide Great Pyramid of Khufu entry Giza Plateau fast-track entry Egyptian BBQ lunch Egyptian Museum fast-track entry Snacks, cola, and water along the way Rest stops along the way

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