Overnight Cairo Tour from Hurghada


Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, and Memphis Tour:
Day 1: Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, and Memphis Tour:

Luna Travel Egypt delegate will pick up from your Hotel in Hurghada. Trans-fer you to Hurghada airport to visit Cairo By air (1-hour flight).

Luna Travel guide will meet you at Cairo airport, escort your tour, and tell you more about the city and the culture. Start your trip by visiting Memphis city, which was established by King Menes, a pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Pe-riod. The city served as the capital of the Old Kingdom.

From Memphis museum, drive 10 minutes to watch the magical Step Pyramid of King Zoser at Saqqara. The pyramid itself consists of six unequal steps rising to a height of 62m, the base measures 109m by 125m.

Now, you surely need to fuel up, so relish your lunch at a good quality restaurant in Cairo and enjoy some delicious dishes.

After lunch, you will drive to the Pyramids area and witness the glory of the Royal Pyramids. Look up at Khufu's Pyramid, one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. Now it is 137 meters, but originally it was 147 meters high, each of its sides is 230 meters, and it used about 2350,000 blocks of stone to build. At the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), your Egyptology guide will introduce the Pyramids to you and tell you the secrets behind them. Next, you will head to the Pyramids Panorama to snap some fascinating pictures of the three Pyramids of Giza passing Pyramids of Chephren and Menkaure on the way.

From the Panorama, you will proceed to the Sphinx, with the head of a Pharaoh and a lion's body, dates to the time of King Chephren.

Finally, drive for an overnight in Cairo hotel.

Day 2: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, and Market
Day 2: Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, and Market

Once you wake up, relish your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo.
Your guide will pick up and drive with you to the downtown of Cairo, telling you more about the scenic you see on the way.

Be ready to be a part of a Pharaoh at the Egyptian Museum, which contains the world's most extensive and rare collection of 5000 years of Pharaonic antiquities. The legend of Tutankhamun captured imaginations globally when his tomb was unearthed by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in 1922. Discover the treas-ures of young King Tutankhamun.

Relax by having lunch at a high-quality restaurant in Cairo.

The next spot will be Old Cairo or Coptic Cairo, the oldest part of current-day Cairo, and famous for its amazing religious sites such, the Hanging Church, Abu Serga Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

After that, you will proceed to the Citadel of Salah El-Dein, which is resembling a typical early Medieval fortress with massively imposing gateways, towers, and high defending walls. Watch the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali, which mod-eled along classic Turkish lines. It took 18 years to build, its unique construction with twin minarets.

If time allows, you can meander among Khan el Khalili Market, the major souk (Arab market) in the Middle East. Walk at Al-Muizz street, take a stroll down the narrow alleyways of the Khan El-Khalili, explore a few restaurants, coffee shops, and vendors of street food around the area.

After your tour, we will transfer you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Hurghada.