Details of Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, & Hurghada
- Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
- Location: Cairo / Luxor / Hurghada
- Availability: Available Everyday
- Pick up and drop off: Cairo Airport
- Tour Type: Private
Wonderful Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, & Hurghada
Discover the wonders of ancient and modern Egypt through this fascinating Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, & Hurghada. The package includes the Red Sea destination of Hurghada to allow you to relax on the beautiful shores after exploring the wonders of ancient Egypt in Cairo and Luxor. Book this Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, & Hurghada now!
Detailed itinerary of Egypt Tour of Cairo, Luxor, & Hurghada
Day 1: Cairo Arrival: Meet at Cairo airport upon arrival with an Egypt Fun Tours representative who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will be escorted immediately to your hotel by Egypt Fun AC modern vehicle. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & bazaars: Breakfast at the hotel, then check out and start exploring ancient attractions with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops which was built to be the grave of the King, is the largest of all the Egyptian Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren, which is the best-preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycarinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous statue carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretching 57m, with its paws 15m long.
We will (optional) visit the Papyrus Institute and learn how the paper was made in ancient times followed by shopping in the Papyrus Museum, Perfume factory, and Jewelry shop (optional). Then start a tour to visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. Egyptian Museum was established by the Egyptian government in 1855.
The present museum building was opened in 1901, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum exhibited collections that now exceed 120,000 objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco-Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses giant statues.
The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamun treasures, and mummies. The museum also comprises a photography section and a large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing mummies of kings and queens.
Your reward for the day will be a complimentary visit to Khan El Khalili bazaar which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. The visitor can discover small restaurants and workaday cafes where Egyptians & non-Egyptians come to smoke water pipes and enjoy some of the traditional Egyptian drinks in the cafes scattered around the area. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Hurghada. Meet & assist upon arrival at Hurghada Airport & transfer to the hotel & overnight in Hurghada
Day 3: Paradise Island: After collecting your snorkel &mask (included) we set sail to the desert island of paradise island set in the tranquil blue water of the red sea. Stopping 1 stop close to the island you have the opportunity to snorkel by the magnificent coral reef where you can swim in an abundance of undersea life. Then we land on our desert island have our Owen umbrellas and relax on the beach you can enjoy swimming or snorkeling by the beach or playing volleyball.
(Lunch on the Island restaurant with a soft drink included). Overnight in Hurghada.
Day 4: Full-day tour to Luxor (about 10 – 14 hours): Average pick-up time, with Egypt Fun transport and local rep, from the resorts. The convoy departs Safaga at 7.00 am and travels through the Western Sahara Desert to Luxor, approximately 1 hour and 20 mins into the drive the buses will stop at a rest point, thus allowing guests to leave the buses for 20 mins to eat their breakfast boxes supplied by their hotel or visit the bathroom.
After the rest stop, the buses will continue their journey with the convoy through the desert, Quena, and some local villages until they reach Luxor at approximately 10.45 am. Upon arrival at a junction just outside Luxor, the local rep will collect the guide for the day and continue their journey to the Colossi of Memnon statues at approximately 11.00 am.
Upon arrival at the Colossi of Memnon statues, the guide will normally tell all guests within the transport the information relating to the actual site and then allow them 15 mins to depart from the transport and take some pictures. Then they continue to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.
Here all guests have to disembark from the transportation and make their way from the coach park to the temple with the assistance of local train-like transportation halfway. There is no shade within this valley however the guides try to ensure that guests are led to a shaded area within the temple when explaining some of the histories.
Guides will normally explain three or four areas of the temple, under its shade before allowing guests approximately 30 minutes of free time to have a look around and take some pictures. The guide will usually meet the guests before the train transportation and walk them back to the bus.
They then continue to the Valley of the Kings from about 12.30-1.00 pm, of course, this is around the hottest time of the day however the Valley of the Kings has an air-conditioned visitors center. Within the visitor’s center, the guide will leave the guests for about 15 minutes to watch a video and relax till they have cooled down.
The guide will then normally take the group outside to the train-like transportation and transfers all guests up the hill to the tombs. Upon arrival the guide will walk the guests to a shaded area, located outside the first tomb they will view, where he will explain some history about the pharaoh and the vault, then give guests 15 mins of their own time to view the tomb. All guests meet the guide outside under the shaded area after they have been inside the tomb. The guide will then continue to a shaded area, with ceiling fans, to explain the next two tombs.
The guide will then walk them around to the smaller tomb, allowing them 15 minutes, and then on to the larger grave, allowing them 20 minutes of viewing time. After the guide leaves the guests to go inside the third tomb, he informs them he will be waiting within the larger shaded area for the group.
After the group returns the guide will take them back to the transport via the train like transportation again. The group then makes their way to the West Bank of the Nile River, via an Alabaster Factory, and here the guide will put all guests on a motorized felucca-type boat, to give the guests that Nile experience.
The bus will travel empty from the West Bank to the East Bank and will meet the guests wherever they are having lunch. The boat with the guests should travel from the West Bank to the East Bank and stop at the hotel or restaurant used for the guest’s lunch. Lunch is normally served around 2 till 2.30 pm and is a buffet lunch. Drinks are not included in the price of the excursion.
After lunch guests are taken from the hotel or restaurant to the famous Temples of Karnak on the East Bank. The guide shows the guests around certain areas of the temples, this can take about an hour of his time, and then gives them about 45 minutes of free time. Guests are back to the transportation at about 5.20 pm.
After that, the guide takes them to Luxor temple for about 1 hour. The transportation normally then makes its way to the convoy meeting point, passing a papyrus factory, for the departure at 6 pm. The guide will leave the bus at the convoy meeting point. The transportation then makes the return journey across the desert with a rest stop at 8 pm for approximately 20 mins. The transport will arrive in Hurghada at about 22.30. Overnight in Hurghada.
Day 5: Half-day Safari (about 4 – 5 hours): Tour starts midafternoon. Drive by 4 x4 jeeps through the desert for about one hour where we reach a small Bedouin community. Camel rides for about half an hour. Then, our escort will give a lecture about Bedouin life, while everyone will be enjoying sipping some Bedouin tea in the tent. After serving dinner, we drive back to the hotel and overnight
Day 6: SEA SCOPE SUBMARINE & ALF LEILA SHOW: After breakfast, enjoy a trip for two hours taking you around the red sea coastline to watch world-famous coral, Fish other marine life through 18 large panoramic windows without getting your feet wet and your swiveling armchair mean you won’t miss a thing Goof for those who have the panic of being in the water join us on board for an unforgettable underwater adventure.
In the evening, enjoy the Egyptian fairy tale at Al Leila Wa Leila where you can watch & experience the ancient Egyptian heritage museum, then you will be taken through history to watch & listen to the most impressive sound & light show, horses back show & the water fountain dancing show, the Egyptian Folklore dancing, Tanna. You will spend a memorable time with the magic of the East. Overnight in Hurghada.
Day 7: Final departure: Breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Hurghada Airport for your final departure