1. Egypt
  2. Cairo Region
  3. Cairo
  4. Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

From Hurghada: Full-Day Cairo Tour by Elite Shared Bus

Product ID: 328126
Explore Egypt's capital on a full-day tour in a well-facilitated Elite Shared Bus. Learn more about the rich history and culture of the land with an Egyptologist guide. Marvel at the charming Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, the Great Sphinx, and more.
About this activity
Duration: 18 hours
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English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Arabic

Pickup included

Complimentary pickup is available from your hotel or selected location in Hurghada. Pickup service from El Gouna, Makadi, Soma Bay, Safaga, and Sahl Hasheesh is available at an additional cost.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the beauty of the Great Pyramid of Giza
  • Appreciate the charm of the Great Sphinx
  • Explore the Valley Temple and Egyptian history with an Egyptologist guide
  • Visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and marvel at the artifacts
  • Relax on the long drive to Cairo on a well-facilitated Elite Shared Bus
Full description
Discover the wonders of Cairo on this full-day tour from Hurghada. Although the bus journey is shared, choose between a private or shared small-group tour of the sights once in Egypt's capital city. Get picked up from your hotel in Hurghada at around 2 AM and transfer in an air-conditioned van to the bus station.

Board your well-facilitated, air-conditioned Elite Shared Bus and begin your journey to Cairo. Relax and take a nap on the way in your recliner seat. The bus has a toilet, free Wi-Fi, USB charging points, and a touch screen at every seat for entertainment purposes. Refreshments like tea, coffee, juice, sandwiches, and mineral water will also be provided during the journey.

Upon arrival in Cairo, meet your Egyptologist tour guide and go first to the world-famous Giza Plateau. Admire the beauty of the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, along with the other two pyramids. Explore the mysterious Great Sphinx, the old pharaoh’s father of terror, and the Valley Temple before lunch at one of the best restaurants.

After a delicious lunch, visit the renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, commonly referred to as the Egyptian Museum. Constructed in a neo-classical style, this beautiful museum houses about 120,000 artifacts and works of Egyptian art.

Thereafter, enjoy a felucca ride on the river Nile. Relax and breath in some fresh air while experiencing one of the most beautiful boat rides. Marvel at the view of Cairo Corniche from the river and refresh yourself before going back to Hurghada. You'll be transferred back to Hurghada by the Elite Bus followed by a direct transfer to your accommodation in Hurghada.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Hurghada
  • Transfers in an Elite Shared Bus
  • Mineral water, juice, tea, coffee, and sandwiches during the bus journey
  • Entertainment touch screen with a wide range of international movies and songs
  • Felucca ride on the River Nile
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • Restaurant lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to the sights mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks
  • Tipping (not mandatory)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please carry your passport or ID card with you
• It is best to wear comfortable shoes and sunglasses for protection
• Pets are not allowed on the tour
• A breakfast box can be arranged from your hotel and be collected before the pickup service at your hotel
• The felucca ride might be for a short time based on the traffic situation since the bus will depart from Cairo at 5:55 PM
• Pickup is available from your hotel or selected location in Hurghada
• Pickup service from El Gouna, Makadi, Soma Bay, Safaga, Sahl Hasheesh areas is available at an extra cost — please choose from the addons at the cart page
Customer reviews
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our local guide (Isra) was fantastic. we feel very lucky to have net Isra who's knowledge of ancient Egypt is at the Museum standard. which is not surprising how she has a lengthy Cairo Museum employment studying her fav subject. she showed us things at the Pyramids never mentioned in any TV documentary. it really was a 5 star service. We where even collected by car from the Hilton hotel, because when we got off the bus from Hurghada, we got a bit lost. Isra and her driver told us to stay at the Hilton and they came straight there and collected us. Cairo is a mad place to drive and tbh I couldn't do it, but we felt very safe with our very experienced driver who also looked after our valuables when we left the vehicle. He also knew a great place for lunch. Isra and the driver work brilliantly together and we can not thank them enough for looking after us all day, and it really was a full, packed day. 5 star guide, driver, excursions. Highly recommend. Thank You Isra and Driver.

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February 29, 2020

One of my best decisions was to take this trip to explore the city within one day. In spite of a very tiring bus tour (which was the only low point) I met the most amazing guide ever who I could explore Cairo with, and enjoy the sunshine and the rainy hours (unfortunately this is my usual luck) at the same time. Thanks Maged for this amazing experience!

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February 27, 2020

The guide Ahmed Amin was very friendly and was able to tell something about everything and answer our questions. He tried to fulfill every wish. Very good German. Gladly again. For that 5 stars. The bus tour from Hurghada to Cairo was a bit chaotic as we were taken to a bus stop, although we assumed we would go straight to Cairo. At the bus stop we were a bit helpless, also because of a lack of language skills. The bus wasn't really luxurious. WLAN did not work, the interior is getting old, not to mention the sanitary facilities. Despite everything, we got there and back well and the staff was friendly and the packed lunches were fine. Fortunately, instead of 18 hours, it was 22 hours from the start (times for bus tickets), which should be mentioned, luckily for us.

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February 4, 2020

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Product ID: 328126