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Best Day Trips from Hurghada

Best Day Trips from Hurghada Great Pyramid_Giza_Egypt
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Best day trips from Hurghada - Cairo, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx - Valley of the Kings in Luxor - Cairo by Flight - El Gouna City Tour - Sunrise Quad Biking and Giftun Island Snorkeling - Swimming with Dolphins and Snorkeling Tour

While you are in Hurghada, there are many day trips that you can do. You can choose to go in a private car only you and your family or you can go with other people in a minibus or big bus or you can even choose to go by plane. You can add various options such as private guide, Egyptologist, lunch in a luxury restaurant, pick up and drop off from the hotel where you stay in Hurghada. Some of the agencies provide tailor-made trips according to your special needs.

I made a list of the Best Day Trips from Hurghada.

Cairo, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx

  • Duration
    • 14 hours
  • Transportation
    • Private Car, Mini-Van
  • What to expect
    • See and explore the Pyramids of Giza (Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafra, Pyramid of Menkaura)
    • Tour the Old Town of Cairo
    • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square
    • See the statue of the Great Sphinx
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Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and Sakkara

  • Duration
    • 20 Hours
  • Transportation
    • Private Car, Mini-Van
  • What to expect
    • See and explore the Pyramids of Giza (Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafra, Pyramid of Menkaura)
    • See the Great Sphinx
    • Learn the secrets and stories of the ancient tombs of Giza
    • Some tours offer optional Solar Boat Museum visit
    • See the Djoser Step Pyramid, the world’s oldest stone structure, at Sakkara
    • Some tours include: entrance fees, lunch, qualified Egyptologist guide in Cairo, private air-conditioned transport, and pickup and drop-off in Hurghada
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Valley of the Kings in Luxor

  • Duration
    • 16 Hours
  • Transportation
    • Private Car, Mini-Van
  • What to expect
    • Visit the Karnak Temple
    • Visit the Valley of the Kings
    • Visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut
    • See the Colossi of Memnon (3400 years old statues)
    • Some tours include: lunch with delicious Egyptian dishes at a high-class restaurant in Luxor
Luxor Temple, Egypt

Cairo by Flight

  • Duration
    • 14 hours
  • Transportation
    • Plane
  • What to expect
    • See and explore the Pyramids of Giza (Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Khafra, Pyramid of Menkaura)
    • See the Great Sphinx
    • Tour the Old Town of Cairo with a guide
    • Visit the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square (the Museum is home to more than 120,000 masterpieces of Egyptian art and artifacts)
    • Some tours include lunch at a good quality restaurant in Cairo, pick up and drop off from the hotel in Hurghada
The Great Pyramid- Ancient Egypt - Giza Plateau

El Gouna City Tour

  • Duration
    • 3 hours
  • Transportation
    • Car, Mini-bus
  • What to expect
    • El Gouna is a modern resort town on the Red Sea, near Hurghada. It’s built along the shore and on small islands and is famous for its lagoons, coral reefs, and sandy beaches.
    • Guided city tour of El Gouna
    • See the yachts in Abu Tig Marina
    • Visit El Gouna Tower and admire beautiful views of the area
    • Visit El Gouna Aquarium
    • Visit Tamr Henna Square
    • Ride between El Gouna’s picturesque lagoons
El Gouna_Egypt

Sunrise Quad Biking and Giftun Island Snorkeling

  • Duration
    • 11 hours
  • Transportation
    • Car, Mini-bus + Boat
  • What to expect
    • Enjoy sunrise and sunset over the sea and mountains
    • Discover the desert of Hurghada on an exciting quad biking tour with a professional guide
    • See Giftun Island National Park
    • Snorkel in the Red Sea and have the chance to swim with dolphins
    • Relax at the onboard lounge with a delicious buffet lunch
    • Swim amongst beautiful reefs and incredible marine life
Sunrise Quad Biking
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Swimming with Dolphins and Snorkeling Tour

  • Duration
    • 9 hours
  • Transportation
    • Car, Mini-bus
  • What to expect
    • Swim with dolphins in the open sea 
    • Have the fun of scenic snorkeling
    • Experience the beauty of the colorful underwater world 
    • Enjoy water sports Banana Boat and tablet
    • Explore the stunning coral reefs and relax on the sandbanks 
Swimming with Dolphins