If you are visiting Hurghada and looking for some day trips then you are in the right place! This post has the best day trips from Hurghada with pros and cons of all of the most popular tours! Hurghada was once a small village and has become one of Egypt’s most popular tourist destinations thanks to holiday makers who want a vacation at the illustrious Red Sea. If you are visiting the Red Sea and are interested in one of the many Hurghada tours being offered you are sure to find the perfect one here!
Perfect Day Trips from Hurghada
Snorkelling and Dolphins Hurghada Excursion
If you want to see dolphins in Hurghada, there are a few tours that offer this as well as snorkelling on the Red Sea.
If you want to swim with the dolphins then this Dolphin Snorkelling Tour from Hurghada is one of the best things to do in Hurghada! This all day tour will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada and drop you off after your tour. If you are staying in Makada, Sahl Hashesh, Soma Bay, El Gouna and Safaga, you can also get a hotel pickup for an extra fee.
The reason why I love this Hurghada snorkelling trip is that you not only get great snorkelling, you get to swim with the dolphins in the Red Sea on your Egypt holiday! The tour includes lunch and drinks, water, snorkelling equipment (and life vests for those who might not be as comfortable in the water) and a well equipped boat.
Hurghada Tour to Luxor
Any visit to Egypt needs a visit to the Valley of the Kings and this Luxor day trip from Hurghada is a great option! Included in your tour is pickup from El Gouna, Hurghada, Sahl Hasheesh, Makadi and Safanga. It is a long day, the tour is 16 hours, but worth it to get a glimpse of Luxor. On this tour you will visit the Temple of Karnak, the Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Hatshepsut.
The is one of the popular trips form Hurghada and the tour includes lunch, and entrance into the sites. Read the inclusions and exclusions carefully.
Hurghada Day Tour to Cairo
While this trip is 20 hours in length, it is my recommendation. The Hurghada Pyramids Day Trip . No trip to Egypt is complete without visiting the last surviving 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. On this tour to Cairo and Giza, you visit the Pyramids of Giza, see the antiquities at the Egyptian Museum, including the treasures of King Tut. If you want to go into the Mummy room, there is a small surcharge.
After the museum you will visit the pyramids and the Great Sphinx. At over 4500 years old this is one of the day trips from Hurghada that you should not miss! If you choose to go inside the pyramids or ride a camel or horse, there is a separate charge, ask your guide for help. The vendors are quite a hassle in Giza.
This tour includes pick up from your hotel, a guide, entrance fees to the Pyramids and the Museum and lunch. It does not include additional food and drinks and tips.
Note that this is a long day. You are picked up pretty much in the middle of the night for this trip. However, you should not miss the Pyramids of Giza when you visit Hurghada and this is an economic and comfortable way to do it!
Hurghada Diving Day Trip
One of the best Hurghada Excursions is into the jewel blue waters of the Red Sea. Hurghada is one of the most beautiful places in Egypt and getting under water is part of what makes it so epic! If you are new to diving, this might be the place to try! This diving trip is a great place to start.
Lindsay fell in love with Jordan when she first visited in 2016. She now goes back every year to explore more of this special place. Lindsay is also the owner of Amman Food Tours, a social enterprise that is women-owned and hires local female guides. This project provides meaningful employment for women in Amman.