- Duration: 2 Days /1 Night
- Tour Location: Cairo / Giza
- Tour Availability: Available Everyday
- Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel
- Tour Type: Private
Overnight Trips to Cairo from El Gouna by Plane
You will be able to take advantage of everything Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, has to offer with our breath-taking overnight flights from El Gouna. Before flying to Old Cairo to explore the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Islamic sites, and the Egyptian Museum, you’ll see the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and Saqqara, the Step Pyramid. Then, you’ll head back to your accommodation in El Gouna.
- Giza Pyramids.
- The Great Sphinx.
- The Valley Temple.
- Saqqara Step Pyramid.
- The Egyptian Museum.
- Salah El-Din Citadel.
- Mohamed Ali Mosque.
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
- Domestic flight tickets from Hurghada to Cairo and return.
- Pick up services from your hotel in EL Gouna and return.
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private Egyptologist tour guide throughout your tours.
- Entrance fees to all the sights in Cairo and Giza.
- 2 Lunch meals during the tours.
- Mineral water and soft drink are on board the vehicle.
- 1 Breakfast at 5* hotel.
- All services charges and taxes.
- One night accommodation as a 5* Hotel in Cairo based on Bed & Breakfast.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Day One: Fly to Cairo – Visit the Pyramids of Giza
Morning time, we will pick you up from your hotel in El Gouna by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle to Hurghada airport to catch the flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, our Egyptologist guide will accompany you to discover:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid
The Great Pyramid belongs to “King Khufu“. It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of the Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx
It was built by “King Chephren“, it is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple
A Granite mortuary temple was used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one on the Giza plateau.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant then move to visit the oldest pyramid in Egypt.
Saqqara Step Pyramid
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction, it dates back to the reign of King Djoser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height of 62m.
Finally, transfer to a 5* hotel in Cairo Overnight.
Day Two: Tour to Cairo Tourist Attractions
Check out from the hotel after breakfast, then join your private tour guide to continue your trips to Cairo from El Gouna by plane by visiting some of the tiptop Cairo tourist attractions such as:
The Egyptian Museum
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to King Tutankhamen’s collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then continue your tour by visiting:
Salah El Din Citadel
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Then enjoy a tour to:
Mohamed Ali Mosque
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque was named “The Alabaster Mosque” because most of the walls were made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is offering the journey of a lifetime to fully explore the immortal essence of Egypt where every traveler will get to make some beautiful memories with the help of the most captivating monuments and artifacts that showcases the history and culture of Egypt’s periods from Pre-historical times to Ancient Egyptian Periods, Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, and finally Contemporary modern times.
Finally, enjoy visiting:
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.
Then transfer to Cairo airport for the flight back to Hurghada and transfer to your hotel to end your trips to Cairo from El Gouna by plane.
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