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Day Trip to Cairo by Bus

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Hurghada, Egypt
Day Trip to Cairo by Bus

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icon21 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more


While in Hurghada, seize the opportunity to visit Cairo on a full-day trip with a professional guide. After an early start, journey to Cairo by air-conditioned coach and explore the main must-sees. Visit the world-famous Egyptian Museum to view its ancient artifacts, including Tutankhamun’s treasures and gold death mask; and if you wish, take an optional look at the incredible Mummy Room. After an included lunch, continue to Giza and ogle the Great Pyramids and Sphinx, the last remaining Ancient Wonder of the World, as your guide explains their history.
  • Full-day trip to Cairo from Hurghada with round-trip, air-conditioned coach transport
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum, home to 120,000 ancient artifacts, including Tutankhamun’s burial riches and gold death mask
  • Enjoy time at leisure to stroll around and opt to visit the extraordinary Mummy Room
  • Travel to the Giza Plateau to see the incredible, UNESCO-listed Great Pyramids and mysterious Great Sphinx
  • Learn the history of the pyramid tombs and how they were built from a professional guide
  • Stop for lunch at a traditional restaurant and experience the buzz of central Cairo
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
There is an extra payment for transfers from Makadi, Safaga, soma Bay, El gouna or Shal Haseesh

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1:30 AM

Please arrive 15 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

Please contact local operator for final pickup time from your hotel and note there is will be extra for payment for transfer outside of Hurghada city
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Copy of the passport and arrival stamp is required to be send by email or whatsapp
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Ramashka Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Day Trip to Cairo by Bus?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Day Trip to Cairo by Bus?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Day Trip to Cairo by Bus.
What is the social distancing policy during Day Trip to Cairo by Bus?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Day Trip to Cairo by Bus.

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Traveler Tips

  • "After the museum we headed to the River Nile this is optional on the tour and you didnt have to do the cruise on the Nile if you didnt want to." See review
  • "What can I say, a very long day but worth it." See review
  • "The drive to Cairo takes about 6 hours but since it's during the night you can easily catch some shut-eye." See review


327 Reviews

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, Jan 2021
Everything was great! Our guide "Mamma" was extremely knowledgeable and passionate and helped us as much as he could. He was very friendly and genuine and we had a great trip. Thanks so much!
Hi lights of Cairo
, Sep 2020
Absolutely wonderful trip, Cairo was different to how I remember it but great to see it again our guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about all the sites we visited. Mr Ahmed and his team - Atif, Ma Ma, Captain Sayed made the whole trip brilliant
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed the wonders our trip : We look forward to having you again as our guest, soon
Cairo Trip
, Mar 2020
Trip to Cairo was amazing from Hurghada and was well worth the trip. Tour guide was excellent and was very knowledgeable and even helped us be more aware of the locals and made us fell safe. What could be improved is more snacks (savoury and sweet) for the tour. As the tour is nearly 20 hours from pick up to drop off it would be ideal to make sure tourists are satisfied and not hungry. The restaurant part of the tour had very limited vegetarian options.
2 travelers found this review helpful
Fab trip to see the pyramids!
, Mar 2020
Long but great day. Really knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. Could have done without the trip to the perfume shop at the end.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Amazing experience and tour guide
, Feb 2020
We went on the 12th feb 2020, the pick was spot on timing followed by the 6 hour long drive to Cairo by mini bus, which supplied cushions, water and onboard entertainment. Arrived in Cairo which was hectic but well worth the events to follow. Our tour Guide Mama was everything you would look for in a tour guide. We had no problems with the locals which were trying to haggle is at the pyramids and in the centre of Cairo. The lunch was a buffet next to the river Nile which was amazing. Roughly the whole day was about 21 hours long but well worth it and the views are spectacular. Definitely worth the visit!!
Excellent trip
, Feb 2020
A long day but Definitely worth it! The company was very well organised and the transport was great, brand new van and pillows, much better than another company we went with later in the week. Snacks were provided and we had an excellent guide ‘Mama’. Only negative was an expensive transfer of £25 from Makadi Bay , but overall an excellent trip and would definitely recommend this company .
Best Cairo Experience!
, Feb 2020
We highly recommend this tour! We were picked up outside of our hotel at 02:45 in a small van with four other passengers. They provided us with some small snacks and water, and we were on our way to Cairo. The trip is obviously a bit long, so we slept for the beginning, but once it was light out it was very pretty and an enjoyable trip. We started at the Egyptian Museum, which I didn't have any expectations for, but ended up being a great supplement to the trip, as I learned a lot of history I didn't know about and it ended up making the pyramids even greater. Mama was our tour guide in Cairo, and as every other review says, he was amazing! He really treated us like his own family and wanted to make sure we had the best experience possible. After the museum, we paid 200 lira extra ($15?) to take a Nile cruise. They make it seem optional but it's really not, so bring extra money for that. The cruise was nice though (very cold), and it took us to lunch. Lunch was really great, and Mama was great about getting us there before other tourist groups arrived. After that we headed to the pyramids, and of course the best part of the trip. The pyramids were awesome. Mama made sure to get our pictures throughout it, and took us to a great panoramic spot that no other tourist were at. We learned a lot of history and they definitely lived up to the hype. The only downside of the trip was right after the pyramids, you're taken to a shop to have tea and coffee, but really it is someone trying to get you to buy fragrances. If you say you don't want tea or coffee, he makes you get some anyway. And then they make you try fragrances and really pressure you to buy something. One person in our group did but it's uncomfortable when everyone is just sitting there not buying anything. Other than that though, the trip was amazing! It was a great price and I would do it again and again!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Brilliant experience to learn some of Egypt's history
, Feb 2020
Brilliant day from start to finish . Mini bus great and the added cushions a delightful extra as was the goodie bag. Our guide mama was so knowledgeable and passionate it made us hungry for more history of Egypt so have booked a tour for luxor. It is a long day but absolutely worth it . A big thank you to the two drivers also who are a marvel at getting through the streets of Cairo safely .
, Jan 2020
Fantastic way to see Cairo in a day, we were picked at 1.30am and returned in our resort at 11pm. We had our 6 year old daughter too. The trip is so worth it if you want to see pyramids and get back to Hurghada. Also, our tour guide was fantastic, his name was Mama. We also felt safe all the time, highly recommend this trip.
Cairo by bus
, Nov 2019
It was in fact a comfortable minivan, I was worried about back pain but didn’t have any. Long trip but totally worth it! Very beautiful: a MUST do!

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