Enjoy a private two-day tour in Cairo and Alexandria from Hurghada and join a tour guide specializing in Egyptology to visit the most famous ancient sites in Cairo and Alexandria. First day excursion to tourist attractions in Cairo such as the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. The second day, a sightseeing tour of Alexandria, where you will visit the Catacombs, the Column of Pompeii, Qaitbay Citadel and the Library of Alexandria. Then return to your hotel in Hurghada.
About this activity
- Free cancellation Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Mobile ticketing Use your phone or print your voucher
- Duration 2 days
- Instant confirmation
- Live tour guide English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian
- 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.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- The Great Sphinx
- The Valley Temple
- The Egyptian Museum
- The Catacombs
- Pompey’s Pillar
- The Citadel of Qaitbey
- Alexandria Library
In the morning our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada on a trip to Cairo to enjoy two-day sightseeing tours in Cairo and Alexandria from Hurghada. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will meet your tour guide, an Egyptologist, who will accompany you to discover the history of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs in one of the Seven Wonders of the World at the Giza Pyramids Complex.
The complex includes three main pyramids, six smaller pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the Fourth Dynasty 2,400 BC. C.
The great pyramids belong to “King Khufu” and are the oldest and largest of the three pyramids on the Giza plateau and the only pyramids that have remained intact are among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the Great Pyramid is 147 meters, the amount of stones used in the construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to build.
The Great Sphinx belongs to “King Schiffrin” and is the largest statue in the world with a height of 73 meters. Long, 19 m. Its width is 20 m high. It is the oldest known monumental statue.
A granite mortuary temple used by the ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and is the only one left on the Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served in a restaurant overlooking the Pyramids / Nile, then transfer to visit Egyptian Museum
The museum displays a rare 5,000-year-old collection of art. Over 250,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts were featured, including an exhibition dedicated to Tutankhamun’s collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that had been preserved in his tomb for more than 3,500 years.
After that, you will head to a 5-star hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay.
Enjoy the breakfast and check-out from the hotel, take a fascinating private tour to Alexandria joining your private Egyptologist tour guide to visit Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa.
A Roman burial site, his family tomb reveals the fusion of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Go underground to visit Caracalla’s graveyard and hall.
Get back on the ground, continue your journey by visiting: –
A 25-meter (82-foot) granite column was built in honor of Emperor Diocletian, who liberated the besieged city and brought food to hungry people.
A 15th century castle located on the Mediterranean coast. Founded in 1477 AD by Sultan Al Ashraf Qait Bay. Qaitbay Fort is located in the same place as Pharos Island.
Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then your tour will end with a visit to:
Library of Alexandria
A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the most important literary sites in the world. The library also houses many exhibits related to Egyptian history and a rare antique book display.
At the end of the tour, we will transfer to Cairo airport to return to Hurghada and transfer to your hotel by car to finish Cairo and Alexandria tours from Hurghada.
- Internal flight ticket (Hurghada/Cairo – Cairo/Hurghada)
- Pick up services from your hotel in Hurghada and return
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private speaking tour guide throughout your tours
- Entrance fees to all the sights in Cairo and Alexandria
- 2 Lunch during your trips
- Mineral water and soft drink on board the vehicle
- One-night accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel
- All services charges and taxes
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Sunblock & Sunglasses
- Warm clothes in winter
- Cotton clothes in summer
- Valid Passport for 6 months