Day Trip from Luxor to Cairo by Plane

Embark on an unforgettable day trip from Luxor to Cairo by plane and immerse yourself in the timeless wonders of Egypt’s capital city. Witness iconic landmarks, explore ancient treasures, and delve into the rich history and culture that Cairo has to offer. Join us on this extraordinary adventure, where every moment will leave you in awe.


Discover the best of Cairo on a hassle-free day trip from Luxor by plane. This tour is designed to make the most of your time, allowing you to explore the city’s renowned attractions and experience the essence of ancient Egypt. From the majestic pyramids of Giza to the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, this tour promises an unforgettable journey through history.


  • Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum and marvel at the treasures of Tutankhamun and other pharaohs.
  • Stroll through the vibrant streets of Old Cairo and discover the historic landmarks, including the Citadel of Saladin and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali.
  • Sail along the Nile River on a traditional felucca boat and enjoy picturesque views of Cairo’s skyline.
  • Shop for souvenirs and immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of the Khan El Khalili Bazaar.


  • Time-efficient: Travel by plane from Luxor to Cairo, ensuring you have ample time to explore the city’s top attractions.
  • Expert guides: Our knowledgeable guides will provide fascinating insights into Egypt’s ancient history and culture.
  • Hassle-free logistics: We take care of all the transportation, including airport transfers and domestic flights, so you can focus on enjoying your trip.
  • Customizable options: Tailor the tour to your preferences by selecting optional add-ons or modifying the pickup time.
  • Instant confirmation: Book now and receive instant confirmation, securing your spot on this captivating tour.


  • 4:30 AM: Hotel pickup in Luxor and transfer to the airport.
  • 6:00 AM: Depart from Luxor on a domestic flight to Cairo.
  • 7:00 AM: Arrival in Cairo and meet your expert guide.
  • 7:30 AM: Start your tour with a visit to the awe-inspiring pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx.
  • 10:00 AM: Explore the Egyptian Museum, home to a vast collection of ancient artifacts.
  • 12:00 PM: Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring authentic Egyptian cuisine.
  • 1:00 PM: Continue your journey to Old Cairo and discover its iconic landmarks, including the Citadel of Saladin and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali.
  • 3:00 PM: Embark on a serene felucca boat ride along the Nile River, admiring the city’s panoramic views.
  • 4:30 PM: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where you can shop for souvenirs and experience the local culture.
  • 6:00 PM: Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Luxor.
  • 7:30 PM: Arrival in Luxor and transfer back to your hotel.


  • Round-trip domestic flights between Luxor and Cairo.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Luxor.
  • Expert Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all attractions mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Felucca boat ride on the Nile River.
  • Air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour.


  • Gratuities (recommended).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Optional activities or add-ons not mentioned in the itinerary.


  • Adults: $400
  • Children (ages 3-12): $333
  • Infants (ages 0-2): Free

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Dress comfortably and wear suitable footwear for walking.
  • Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as the Egyptian sun can be intense.
  • Carry a small backpack with essentials such as water, snacks, and a camera.
  • Respect the local customs and traditions, particularly when visiting religious sites.
  • Bargaining is a common practice in the markets, so feel free to negotiate prices when shopping at the bazaar.

Trip Notes:

  • This tour requires a moderate amount of walking, so it may not be suitable for those with mobility issues.
  • The order of the itinerary may vary depending on local conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
  • The tour operates with a minimum of two participants.
  • Customizations and modifications to the pickup time can be arranged by contacting our customer support team.


  1. Is this tour suitable for children? Yes, children of all ages are welcome on this tour. However, please note that infants and toddlers may require a stroller or carrier due to the amount of walking involved.
  2. Are meals included in the tour? Yes, a delicious lunch at a local restaurant is included in the tour package.
  3. Is the tour wheelchair accessible? Unfortunately, due to the nature of some attractions and the amount of walking involved, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  4. Can I book this tour as a private experience? Yes, private tours are available upon request. Please contact our customer support team for more information.
  5. What happens if my flight is delayed or canceled? In the event of a flight delay or cancellation, we will make alternative arrangements or provide a full refund, depending on the circumstances.

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General Tips

  • Always wear comfortable shoes.
  • Buy a local SIM card.
  • Carry some of the currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound.
  • Learn some Arabic words like Shokran, Mn Fadlak.
  • Try the famous Egyptian food like Ful & Ta’meya.
  • Stay Hydrated at all times especially during the summer in Egypt.
  • Friday and Saturday are the official holidays in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest ways to travel within Cairo.
  • Keep a tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.

General Highlights

  • Explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili Bazaar enchanting markets in old Cairo.
  • Behold the holy Islamic & Coptic attractions in Old Cairo.
  • Feel the grandeur of Luxor within its majestic temples & tombs.
  • Rediscover the captivating wonders of the Egyptian Museum.
  • Witness the great Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Board a soulful Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vice versa.
  • Discover the Natural Allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya.
  • Swim, Dive, and snorkel in Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

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