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Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane

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A combination of 2 of our favourite tours - allowing you to see more of Egypt's most famous sights. If you love history, or can't chose between Cairo or Luxor - this trip does it all

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Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada

Day 1: Cairo Tour

Hotel Pickup

We'll pick you up early (4.30am) from your Hurghada hotel and begin our Tour by driving to Hurghada airport for your flight to Cairo.

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, 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. Built 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 be able to 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 were built.

There are three known chambers inside the Great Pyramid, the lowest was cut into the bedrock beneath the pyramid, with the Kings chamber and Queens chamber higher up in the structure. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only pyramid in Egypt known to contacin both ascending and descending passages.

The main part of the Giza complex is a set of buildign 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 have been 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 Sphinz has been 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 being buried in it!

The Sphix is an awesome sight and rich in history, over its lifetime being 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.

Khafre's Tremples

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 has been remarkably well preserved and the temple of Giza are an amazing sight that have to be seen.

Lunch on the Nile

After exploring Cairo Museum we'll have a delicious buffet lunch at a restaurant alongside the famous River Nile, the lifeblood of Cairo.

Egyptian Museum Tour

Inside this massive and world-famous 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 was 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 have been successfully recovered.

The 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, Roman and Islamic, highlighting Egypt's rich history. The ground floor also houses large statues, tables and coffins.

On the first floor you'll find artefacts from the final two dynasties of Egypt including items from the tombs of Pharohs Tutmosis III, Thutmosis IV, Amenophis II, Hatshepsut, and the courtier Maiherpri, as well as many artefacts from the Valley of the Kings, in particular the material from the intact tombs of Tutankhamen and Psusennes I. Two special rooms contain a number of mummies of kings and other royal family members of the New Kingdom.

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is a fascinating place that allows you to see all the antiques that would have been buried in the ancient kings of Egypt's tombs and pyramids as well as some of the mummified kings themselves.

Optional Sound and Light Show

To end our fabulous tour of Cairo there's an hour at the end where you can decide to either watch the sound and light show at the pyramids or do your own thing for an hour.

Spend the Night in Cairo

After a fantastic day seeing the amazing ancient sights of Cairo, you'll be shown to your comfortable hotel in the heart of the city where our guide will leave you for the night. Whether you chose to get your heads down early, or explore the amazing city of Cairo is up to you.


Day 2: Luxor Tour

After a good nights rest you'll be picked up in the morning and taken to Cairo airport, to continue your journey onwards to Luxor.

Our fantastic day tour tour from Hurghada to Luxor gives you the opportunity to see Luxor's biggest attractions in one fun-filled day.

We'll start the tour by picking you up early from your hotel in Hughada and travel to Luxor in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach. On arrival to the magnificent City of Luxor, it won't take you long to realise why this historically rich sight is regarded as the "World's largest open-air museum".

Karnak Temple

On arrival to Luxor together with your Egypt Excursions highly trained, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide we'll explore Karnak - "the greatest example of workmanship in history". The Karnak Temple complex - known simply as Karnak, comprises a vast mix of temples, chapels and other buildings dating back as far as the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom. The area surrounding Karnak was the ancient Egyptian's main place of worship of the eighteenth dynasty.

Our guided tour will take you around the impressive and vast open-air museum of Karnak, the second largest ancient religious site in the world and the second most visited historical site in Egypt after the Great Pyramids of Cairo.

The size, diversity and complexity of the ancient buildings of Karnak are due to the length of time Karnak was developed over, with approximately 30 pharaohs contributing to it over their respective reigns of Egypt, this is unheard of from any other temples in Egypt.

Walking around Karnak you'll see a staggering amount of carvings all over the stone built temples, representing the gods and figures worshiped from the very ancient to the different gods worshiped in the later stages of ancient Egyptian civilization. Almost all our customers comment on how intricately detailed the carvings on Karnak temple are, bearing in mind the enormous size of the complex, and describe a feeling of awe similar to that of seeing the great Pyramids up close. Questions of "How did they achieve this!?" are regularly asked, especially when you consider the age of the temple.

One of the more notable things you'll see as you make your way around Karnak is the Hypostle Hall, an enormous hall area of 5,000 m2 with 134 massive 10 meter tall columns arranged in 16 rows. The architraves on top of these columns weigh 70 tons, so the general theory is that they were built using massive levers requiring a great level of balance and time to get the massive stones to such a great height. There are many alternate theories to explain the building of Karnak, if you're interested then feel free to ask our guide.

Hatshepsut Tempe Tour

Next we'll continue our tour of Luxor's most impressive ancient sights at the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari along the Niles West Bank.

Widely regarded as one of the "incomparable monuments of Ancient Egypt", this beautiful temple is different to many other ancient Egyptian temples with its lengthy terraces split over 3 levels. On our tour of Hatsepsut's temple we'll see the story of how Queen Hatshepsut came to be a female pharoh through colourful reliefs in the temple walls and ceilings. As always, your Egyptologist tour guide will tell you everything you want to know about this magnificent place from it's rich history to how it was built, as well as explaining what some of the hieroglyphics mean.

Hatshesut's temple is a magnificent place that has to be seen on your day tour in Luxor.

A Delicious Lunch

After a fantastic morning exploring some of Luxor's impressive temples, we'll relax along the Nile at a local restaurant for a delicious buffet lunch and some drinks.

Valley of the Kings

No trip to Luxor would be complete without seeing the Valley of the Kings!

The Pyramids of Giza were built for the Pharaohs of Egypt's Old Kingdom, but the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom wanted to be closer to the source of their dynastic roots in the south and so built splendid crypts in the barren dessert hills to the west of Luxor, in the Valley of the Kings.

The ancient Egyptians built massive public monuments to their pharaohs, but they also built hidden underground mausoleums that no one was ever meant to see, it's these tombs now excavated in the Valley of the Kings that we'll be seeing on our tour. The Valley of the Kings became a royal burial ground for the Pharaohs such as Tutankhamen and Ramses II, as well as other royal figures in society such as queens, high priests and other elites of the 18th,19th and 20th dynasties.

These ancient tombs tell of elaborate preparations for the next world in which pharaohs would need their bodies as they join the gods and so would require mummification to keep it in good order. Within these well hidden tombs was also vast amounts of treasure, food, linen, flowers, beer, wine and everything else a kings would need in the next world even including beloved companions from this life.

It was widely believed that the Valley of the Kings had given up all it's secrets and that all the tombs had been found throughout the thousands of years since their construction, however Howard Carter's find of king Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922 proves that there may still be tombs waiting to be found.

Return to your Hurghada Hotel

After seeing Luxor's most impressive sights on our famous overnight tour of Cairo and Luxor from Hurghada, we'll travel back to your hotel in Hurghada by plane.

Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane Reviews

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Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
5* from start to finish. Unbelievable value and customer service from very experienced and friendly tour providers.

We a group of 7 stayed in Hurgada. After checking various companies we chose egyptexcursions.co.uk.

We booked the 2 day trip via plane. Our tour guides were fantastic throughout probably the best on my travels. They were so keen to take care of our experience & requirements and made us feel secure and in good company. Their knowledge of each place was perfect as it made the tour special. I would like to thank especially Mahmoud in luxor who was so funny and a gem for this company.

The plane trips we so cool as they only are 1hr trips. Evrything was handed to us before we set off so we had no problems. We got to see the pyramids, everything was done as explained. The guides showed us everything and spoke in clear English.



We ended up going to Giftun island (which is beautiful), and other local activities with this company and will highly recommend them to anyone. Thank you Mohamed look forward to seeing you again soon.
Mohammed Mahboob from Manchester UK - 11th Dec 2017
Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
Excellent Tour. Friendly, knowledgeable guide, name of Will. Long, exhaustive day but well worth it. would definitely recomend
Prasen Prasad from Bolton, UK - 11th Nov 2017
Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
I was a bit anxious about taking the trip to Cairo with my two young daughters, so I looked around for a guide and transportation. Went with Egypt Excursions and didn't need to worry about a thing as they left nothing to chance. So well organised, looking back I wish I hadn't have worried about it. Hope to come back a see you all again one day
Shayne Pooley from Ipswich, England - 23rd Aug 2017
Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
Firstly i would like to say a big thank you too our guide william and our drivers for a wonderful experience. On first expectation i did not know what lay ahead and each part of the trip was a waiting game to see what was next. Everything advertised was provided and the experience out lived my expectations. We were picked up from our hotel in hugurda in a mini van, drove to the coach station where the driver waited untill we got on the coach. The coach journey is long, but sleeping through the night helps the time goes quickly and the aircon is fantastic. On arrival in Cairo our tour guide picked us up with a driver in a private minivan and took us straight for breckfast which was needed after the long trip. We then went on the sights as advetised, all the time accompananied by our guide and driver. No long walks just picked up and droped at every location. Stayed in an ok 4 star hotel with pool for the night, no complaints and picked up on day two for the rest of the excursion. We took the trip with two teenagers and a child and we loved it.
Luisa from London - 15th Aug 2017
Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
Absolutely fantastic day trip to Cairo by plane. Organisation seamless and the most brilliant guide Abraham, who was so very attentive and adapted the programme to suit our needs. He was so knowledgeable and we felt safe at all times with him by our side. The highlights have to be the Egyptian Musesum and of course the Pyramids and the Sphinx, truely an amazing and unforgettable experience, thank you Egypt Excursions and in particular Abraham.
Sarah and Nick - 3rd Aug 2017
Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
When we arrived in Cairo we were collected by Will our Tour Guide. There were 6 of us on the bus in total.

We stopped by the Nile and took a 30minute flukka boat trip, extra cost of 200EGP per adult. We then went onto the Cairo museum, Will took us around the museum and gave some fantastic information, we were then left to look around for 30minutes before getting on the bus.

The 'whats included' states soft drinks whilst on the bus...this was not the case and we had to push to get bottles of water. The guide had a friends young son join the bus trip which in itself wasn't a problem...the problem being he suffers with 'car sickness' and proceeded to be very ill on the bus!

Despite ALL on the bus saying we did not want to stop at the papyrus shop we stopped and were guilted into going inside. This was also the case for the perfume shop.

The itinerary states 'Visit Cairo's most impressive sights on our Cairo tour from Hurghada! We'll fly to Cairo from Hurghada airport and discover the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Hanging Church and Famous Bazaars of Cairo!'

However you are not taken to the Hanging Church of the Famous Bazaars...apparently there is not enough time! We had wanted to see the Hanging Church so this was a big disappointment.

We were dropped at the airport in plenty of time...possibly very good when we were dropped at the totally wrong terminal and we had to get a shuttle bus to the correct terminal.

Overall the trip was good, however when you only get to do 3/5s of the planned itinerary it is a little disappointing!

Dawn from Cambridgeshire - 26th Jul 2017
Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada by Plane
Mahmoud was our tour guide. He made our trip very special and he was very helpful and knowledgable
Daniel from England - 9th Jul 2017

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Asked By: Asked by Maria Reilly
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I cant see the details of this tour and wondered if you could give me an idea of the itinary please. I would be travelling in a family group of 4 including 2 children. I also wondered if it would be possible to skip the perfume shop visit as i have already been here on a previous tour with yourselves. I will be in Hurghada early September.
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Maria Reilly

More information about the 2 days trip to Cairo and Luxor by plane from Hurghada : Pick up from your hotel in Hurghada early morning, transfer to Hurghada airport, fly to Cairo about 55 minutes , upon arrival, you will be met by our English speaking guide who will join you during your day tour in Cairo . Start the tour by the Egyptian Museum, followed by boat trip (optional ) , time to fresh up and have lunch, visit to a perfume shop, then visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple and the Papyrus Institute. Transfer to hotel in Cairo to stay one night . On the next day pick up from your hotel in Cairo , transfer to Cairo airport to have flight to Luxor upon arrival, you will be met by our English speaking guide who will join you during your day tour in Luxor . Start the tour by the valley of kings , visit factory of statues then visit Hatshepsut temple and have lunch, visit to papyrus institute , then visit Karnak temples . Transfer back to Hurghada by road then back to your hotel in Hurghada . This price includes : all transfers , all entrance fees , guiding, fly tickets & lunch . Excludes : Drinks in the restaurant & Boat on the Nile .

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