Originally a fishing village, Hurghada has long since morphed into today’s dense band of resorts and hotels that marches along the coastline for more than 20km. It is a great destination for combining a diving holiday with the Nile Valley sites. Further offshore there is still superb diving aplenty; local NGOs are helping the town clean up its act, and the southern resort area and Sigala's sparklingly modern marina have brought back some of Hurghada's sheen.
In-depth tour of the Egyptian Museum, Lunch & Sunset Felucca Sailboat ride on the Nile
about 6 hours
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available in 6 languages
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Gain an in-depth view of ancient Egyptian history and culture on a 4 hour tour of the Egyptian Museum, followed by lunch in a local restaurant and end the day with a relaxing sailboat ride on the Nile to watch the sunset.
The Egyptian Museum
A centerpiece of Tahrir Square, the Egyptian Museum has been a mecca for Egyptologists since it opened and houses some of the world’s greatest ancient relics. The museum house over 250,000 genuine artifacts, including the treasures of the most famous Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamen. The gold and jewelry on display was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s during excavations by famous archaeologist Howard Carter. Accompanied by your degree-certified egyptologist you will gain a deeper insight to the the artifacts displayed and their context within the history and culture of ancient Egypt. For an additional charge you can visit the royal mummy room and and look upon the mummies of Egypt's most famous pharaohs like Ramses II and Hatshepsut.
After your in-depth tour of the museum, your guide will accompany you to a local restaurant in Cairo's beautiful 19th century downtown.
Nile Sailboat Cruise
After lunch your guide will transfer you the Nile to board your traditional Felucca. These Egyptian sailboats have been used for millennia to move up and down the Nile, but they are also ideal for a relaxing evening cruise to escape the bustle of the city. The view is spectacular, especially at sunset Seat yourself in one of the comfortable seats and start to gently sail along the magical River Nile. Relax and reflect as your Guide explains the fantastic history of Egypt’s Capitol City and shows you various Landmarks.
Departure & Return
We will pick you up and drop you off anywhere within Greater Cairo. You can choose the exact location during the booking process. If its your hotel, your guide will be waiting for you at the hotel-lobby 10 minutes before departure.
Included in this Trip
Entry or admission fees
Goods & services tax & fees
Excluded from this Trip
Tip or gratuity
Beverages at lunch