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Cairo and Luxor Tour from Hurghada

Enjoy 2 days trip to Cairo and Luxor from Hurghada. In Cairo you will visit Giza pyramids, the Great Sphinx and the museum then catch your flight to Luxor for overnight .Next day, tour to Karnak temple, Hatshepsut temple and Valley of the Kings then we drive you back to your hotel to end your Cairo and Luxor tour from Hurghada .

Tour Location
Cairo / Giza / Luxor
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
Your Hotel
Duration  2 Days / 1 Night
Tour Availability
Everyday
Tour Inclusions:-
Internal flight ticket (Hurghada/Cairo – Cairo/ Luxor).

Pick up services from your hotel in Hurghada and return.

All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle.

Private speaking guide throughout tours.

Entrance fees to all the sights in Cairo and Luxor.

2 Lunch during tours in Cairo & luxor.

Mineral water and soft drink on board the vehicle.

One night accommodation in Luxor at 5* hotel with breakfast.

Boat trip in the Nile River.

All services charges and taxes

Tour Exclusions:-
Any extras not mentioned in the program.

Tipping.

Tour Itinerary:-

Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada for a flight to Cairo to enjoy  Cairo and Luxor tours from Hurghada. Upon arrival to Cairo airport, you will meet your Egyptologist guide who will accompany you to discover:
Giza Pyramid Complex:

Giza Pyramid Complex:


The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:

The Great Pyramid:


It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx:

The Great Sphinx:

It is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple:

The Valley Temple:


A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau. Lunch will be served at Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, then move to visit:
The Egyptian Museum:

The Egyptian Museum:


The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
In the evening you will be driven to Cairo airport for flight to Luxor where you will be met & transferred to 5* hotel for overnight.

Breakfast at your hotel then you will be accompanied by your tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Luxor Highlights including:
Valley of the Kings:

Valley of the Kings:


The final resting place of Egypt’s rulers from the 18th to 20th dynasty, it is home to tombs including the great pharaoh Ramses II and boy pharaoh Tutankhamen. The tombs were well stocked with all the material goods a ruler might need in the next world. Most of the decoration inside the tombs still well preserved.
Hatshepsut Temple:

Hatshepsut Temple:


It is one of the most beautiful & best preserved of all of the temples of Ancient Egypt. The temple was built on three levels with two wide ramps in a central position joining the levels together.
Colossi of Memnon:

Colossi of Memnon:


Two massive stone statues of king Amenhotep III are the only remains of a complete mortuary temple. The statues are made from blocks of quartzite sandstone which exist in Cairo then moved 700 KM to Luxor Lunch will be served on an island, so your tour includes boat trip in the Nile followed by:
Karnak Temples:

Karnak Temples:


No site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest temple complex ever built by man. It represents the combined achievement of many generations of ancient builders and Pharaohs. The Temple of Karnak is actually three main temples situated on 247 acres of land.
Finally, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Hurghada.
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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 7 reviews
mschmitt991
January 11, 2017

“Amazing two day trip Cairo/Luxor”
We (family of three) booked a two day trip to visit Cairo and Luxor from our Hurghada hotel veeeeery spontaneously and only 12 hours prior to the start of the trip. Nevertheless, we had an amazing time because the organisation was flawless! The trip was so well organized, with no wishes left unanswered. Sabar and Ahmed (our tour guides) were so energetic and friendly, their passion for Egypt’s old culture really was infecting all of us. I would recommend 110%

Visited January 2017
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Cathy K
December 7, 2016

“Fantastic trip of a lifetime :-)”
Had the most amazing couple of days being guided around Luxor and Cairo. Fantastically simple way to see fantastic sights in Egypt. Everything was organised for us and our tour guides Hitham and Ibrahim both took great care of us in Luxor and Cairo. Thank you to both of you!!! I would totally recommend this tour to anyone who wants 2 full packed days of amazing sights and learning about Ancient Egypt. Our guide in Cairo taught us SO much fascinating new stuff and we just had an amazing time!!

Visited December 2016
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Oscar M
September 6, 2016

“Wonderful tour to Cairo and Luxor”
We had an amazing time to Cairo and Luxor with Egypt Tours Portal. They did a wonderful job from start to finish, our two guides Haleemo and Mohamad were amazing. They are very friendly, professional and knowledgeable. The drivers were highly skilled in navigating the traffic specially in Cairo. We would definitely visit Egypt again and would highly recommend Egypt Tours Portal to anyone else. { Oscar & Allen }
Visited September 2016
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Daniel-and-Ann
April 5, 2016

“Overnight trip to Cairo & Luxor”
I will start this review by stating this company gave us an un-believable tour of Cairo and Luxor, which was excellent value for money, now I’ll start from the beginning:

We travelled 21st & 22nd Jan 2016

When I first booked this trip, I had a search round the internet and settled on Egypt Tours or Tours From Hurghada. I was a little un-easy about giving a £100 deposit via Western Union, as it is often used by criminals & ne’er-do-wells, however I couldn’t have been more distant from the truth.

We were collected from our Hotel in Hurghada, by private taxi and driven to the airport.

The Airline was Egypt Air, which was very nice, and flew to Cairo. We were met in the arrivals hall by Abraham who took us round the Pyramids, Cairo Museum and the Sphinx. (When they say a private guide, it is just for your group and no-one else, same goes for the taxi, yours all day.)

We were then dropped of at Cairo Airport, I didn’t know but I had left my sunglasses in the taxi, but no problems Abraham had me paged and we met at security, top service indeed.

The flight to Luxor was an experience, but nothing what so ever to do with Tours from Hurghada, we were delayed over 6 hours because the President of Egypt was on a visit to Luxor and they closed the airport, however our guide Mohammed dutifully waited at the airport till 2:00am, top guy.

The hotel we stayed at was also the hotel the visiting Chinese President was staying at, armed guards everywhere, but at least I felt safe 

We awoke the next morning to see the Egyptian Air Force showing of it latest hardware for The Chinese Presidents visit. There was an un-expected benefit of all the delays however, we followed the Presidential party around to all the tourist sites, and they were all empty, no hawkers or peddlers bothering you.

Anyway after our day in Luxor it was back to Hurghada by private taxi.

If you want a whistle stop tour of Cairo & Luxor, I can think of now better way to do it and no better company to do it with 10/10.

Forgot to thank both tour guides (Abraham (Cairo) & Mohammed (Luxor)) for an unforgettable experience, the knowledge and insight made both cities come to life

When I next need a trip organising in Egypt I will only use Egypt Tours

Visited January 2016
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Ismepetehand
January 10, 2016

“Stunning 2 day trip to Luxor & Cairo”
Prior to our trip to Hurghada, we investigated different trips we could book in advance to ensure that we got the trip we wanted to see a lot of the cultural and historical sites of Egypt. We wanted to go to Luxor and we wanted to go to Cairo for the Pyramids.

We looked around and decided to go with Egypt Tours Portal because of their existing good reviews, and did not regret it for a moment – so we’re adding another glowing review to their list.

We knew we wanted to see the Valley of the Kings and Karnak in Luxor and we knew that we wanted to go see the Pyramids at Giza, but this company then customised a tour around this, tailored to us and totally private, not needing to get on busy buses full of other tourists and with our own personal guides and drivers to take us from destination to destination.

On the morning of the trip, our driver Mohammed picked us up bright and early and we started the lengthy drive from Hurghada to Luxor. If you are going to do this, I advise sleeping for a while if you can, as it’s mostly a drive through the desert. We were also offered the chance to take a break half way through, which we declined – but I advise taking this as there is nowhere else to be stopping to take a comfort break and stretch your legs.

We met our guide, who said to call him “Sam” and we set to exploring the delights of Luxor. We went to the Valley of the Kings and explored a few of the tombs there. It’s amazing how the murals on the wall have kept their colours over the years and how civilisation from so long ago could construct such majestic tombs. They’re all virtually empty, with the contents of them having been removed and taken to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo or have been appropriated by other countries around the world for their own museums.

Next we explored the Hatshepsut Temple, which was a multi storied monster of a complex, which was incredibly well preserved. We moved on to the Colossi of Memnon which were astoundingly tall constructs in great condition. We then had a a private trip down the river Nile which was stunning, until we reached the secluded island location for some lunch which was delightful. There was a small zoo which is not something we agree with but other than the place and staff were warm and welcoming and we had great views of the Nile and the city.

Then we went to Karnak. And just wow. This place is stunning, with seemingly endless amounts of columns, pillars, walls and obelisks. It’s hard to put into words quite how impressive Karnak is – you simply have to go there and experience it.

Throughout Sam gave us insight into the history of the sites we were visiting and was great fun. He was very knowledgeable, and had answers to all of our questions. A great guy and a cracking guide.

We checked in to our hotel and got some well needed rest after a busy day exploring and after a lovely meal, were asleep before too long, getting ourselves ready to get up before dawn to catch a flight to Cairo for day two of our adventure.

Upon arrival in Cairo we were met by Abraham, our next guide and went straight to the Egyptian Museum. Abraham was again, much like Sam, full of knowledge and clearly loves his profession, telling us tales of the various artefacts that could be found in the museum. By all accounts the new one that they are building will be considerably larger and contain even more treasures from Egypt’s astounding past.

There was so much to take in here, it was a struggle to keep it in our brains, but Abraham was asking us lots of questions about things as we went through (and liked the fact that we could guess answers based on the clues we’d been given as we were going around or from our own general knowledge) which helped cement these learnings.

We also didn’t realise until we got there that the Egyptian Museum is in Tahrir Square, where the Arab Spring begun something of great interest to my partner and Abraham was also happy to share his experiences of this more modern history.

After a spot of lunch, we moved on to Giza and explored the Pyramids and the Sphinx, which was undoubtedly the highlight of a highlight packed tour. We got to go in one of the smaller Pyramids and see the insides of these constructs, which was stunning, but the Pyramids were everything we’d hoped and more. And not at the end of a busy high street opposite a McDonald’s as some say. They were absolutely fantastic constructions and its a real shame the smaller granite covered one was never properly finished and fully clad, as that really would have been a stunning differentiator for that one. They’re simply huge and for all that Stonehenge is an astounding feat of ancient engineering that us Brits are accustomed to driving past, seeing all of the constructions from Egypt from the same time period and even earlier, it’s stunning to think how advanced these engineers were for their time. Quite how they used mud “walkways” to build such tall, such intricate buildings, is truly astounding.

We were understandably a little concerned travelling to Cairo as we thought there was still a certain level of unrest. But we felt 100 per sent safe and welcomed the entire trip. The guides were great at assuring we didn’t get hassled too much and told us how much we should be paying for anything we wanted to buy.

It was the trip of a lifetime and I would wholeheartedly recommend anyone visiting Egypt to take a trip of a similar nature using this provider – everything was absolutely spot on.

Visited December 2015
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hynot
December 6, 2015

“Fantastic trip from Egypt Tours Portal”
This was the first visit to Hurghada for my wife and me and we planned to visit the pyramids for my wife’s birthday. After reading lots of reviews we decided to book a 2 day Cairo/Luxor trip with Egypt Portal Tours. The booking process was simple with Ahmad Sameer answering any queries by email very quickly.

Day 1 – Cairo:
Pickup from our Hotel to the airport was on time. On arrival at Cairo we met Abraham, our guide for the day, not knowing what a wonderful day it was going to be. Abraham made us feel extremely welcome from the moment we met and by the end of the day it felt as if we had known each other for years. We climbed in the van and set off for the museum. After a few minutes we stopped and Abraham disappeared for a couple of minutes then re-appeared with a red rose for my wife’s birthday! It was a kind and wonderful gesture and would be the first of many surprises that day.

The museum visit was fascinating and Abraham’s knowledge was amazing. We totally lost track of time and after more than 3 hours he had to drag us away otherwise we would have spent all day in there!! We all 3 of us had a sail on the Nile in a private Felucca which Abraham had arranged before driving to the Pyramids for lunch. We had a wonderful view of the Pyramids as we ate lunch – my wife couldn’t believe that we were actually there on her birthday.

After lunch we drove up to the pyramids and while we were taking photos Abraham called us back to the car and opened the back. Inside was a huge birthday cake for my wife. He had phoned another of the guides and when he arrived they and the drivers all sang Happy Birthday. My wife couldn’t believe it. Not only had she seen the Pyramids on her birthday but now she was eating her birthday cake there as well!! Surely the day couldn’t get any better….

After lots of walking and taking photos we sadly left the pyramids for the Papyrus Institute where Abraham presented my wife with a papyrus with her name and birth sign – another surprise! Finally we left for the airport where we all hugged and sadly said our goodbyes to Abraham (and the driver Ibrahim).

On arrival at Luxor we were met by Sam our guide for the next day who took us to the Sonesta St. George hotel for our overnight stay. The room had a balcony overlooking the Nile and we finished the night having a drink looking out at the Nile. It was a perfect end to a perfect day which will stay in our memories for the rest of our lives.

Day 2 Luxor
Sam picked us up at 8:30 for the start of another wonderful day. We visited the Valley of the Kings (including King Tut’s Tomb), Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memni and Karnak Temple. The best part for us was the Valley of the Kings. The hieroglyphics and paintings in the tombs are unbelievable but be warned that taking photographs in the tombs is not allowed. We also had a ride in a motorboat and lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Nile.

Sam was a very knowledgeable guide and told us lots of facts relating to the places we visited and explained the meanings of the hieroglyphics and what they represented. Unfortunately, by the end of the 2nd day our brains had been overloaded but we bought a book about the tombs so can now read more about them at our leisure.

We left Luxor at about 4:00pm and arrived back in Hurghada 4 hours later very tired but very, very happy!!

A big thanks to Ahmad from Egypt Portal Tours for organising the perfect trip for us and we couldn’t have asked for more. He rang several times during the trip to make sure that we were OK and that there were no problems. Also thanks to Sam our guide in Luxor and his driver and a huge thanks to Abraham our guide in Cairo for making my wife’s birthday so memorable and the driver Ibrahim for negotiating the Cairo traffic safely! The little surprises provided in Cairo were the icing on the cake so to speak.

I would definitely recommend Egypt Portal Tours for a truly professional service and value for money. They really are excellent.
Visited November 2015
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Andrei B
September 30, 2015

“Best tour company”
Just got back after a great trip to Egypt and the tour organised by ETP was its jewel!
We booked the 2 day trip by plane from Hurghada to Cairo and Luxor.
First about our tour to Cairo:
Visited in this order: Egyptian Museum, lunch at the Nile river, Pyramids, papyrus factory, Khan el Khalili bazaar.
I would not go to praise the objectives that we visited, maybe a couple of personal impressions. Our guide, Mr. Abraham was a knowledgeable, well informed and open minded man. He even helped us negotiate prices and made his best to ensure us everything we needed. Even took us to a coffee at McDonalds and dinner at KFC, and before departure, since we had time took us to a mall in the proximity of the airport.
Later we flew to Luxor where we were greeted by Sam.
We staid at a Hotel(Sonesta St. George) way better than the one we were on our vacation. Sam is also a History book, he took us to the Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut, lunch at the Nile river(food was great by the way), and later in the afternoon to the temples of Karnak. Maybe one note, he should stick a bit closer to his tourists since the touts are quite aggressive.
Altogether we had great support from Mr Sameer who even called us after each tour to make sure everything was OK and the tour was great.
My advice to anyone who has doubts is to go to Egypt. It may have its share of poverty and mainly on the internet you will hear that it is bad and dangerous, we never felt threats, just try to be open minded and you may have the experience of a lifetime.
Piece of advice: book with a good and reliable agency(ETP) since it will make the experience complete for you!
Visited September 2015
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