Pyramids & Sphinx 4 Days/3 Nights
Cairo is the city of dreams. It is everything that one would want and expect of such an ancient city. It has one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world as well as vibrancy, color, stunning architecture, labyrinths of narrow, bustling streets, quiet corners where people drink tea and smoke the water pipes watching the world go by and the ever-buzzing bazaars where you will be swept up in the moment.
Day 1: Cairo (no meals) Arrive at Cairo Airport where our representative will meet and assist you through customs and then you claim your baggage. You will be transferred to your selected hotel for a free evening, overnight at your Hotel.
Day 2: Cairo (B) Today you will be transported back to the time of the ancient Egyptians. Our friendly guide will accompany you to the awe-inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built - the Step Pyramid of Zosser. Early evening embark on a traditional felucca and sail the Nile while watching Cairo by night, overnight at your Hotel.
Day 3: Cairo (B) After breakfast you will enjoy the legendary treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Take a look at some of the most exquisite and ancient artifacts and statues in history. Then see the Islamic areas of Cairo including the Citadel of Saladdin - boasting the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Then onto the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon which is built over the ruins of two towers of the fortress the church of St Mary or more commonly known as the Hanging Church, followed by St Sergius which is said to be the resting place for the holy family, overnight at your Hotel.
Day 4: Cairo (B) Transfer to the Cairo Airport for your departure flight.
- Arrival / Departure: Airport transfers included
- Transport: Private air-conditioned mini-van.
- Accommodation: 4* Hotel.
- Meals: (B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner as per daily itinerary.
- Guides: Egyptologist guide in all the sites.
- Tours: Entrance fees included.
Sound & Light Show: Journey to the Great Pyramids and attend a Sound and Light show by the Sphinx. Show starts after sunset, schedule and language vary daily. Duration: 1 hour. Transfer, Guide and entrance fees included.
Sakkara & Memphis: Hald day tour. Spend an exploratory day around two of the oldest pyramids in Egypt, Memphis and Sakkara. Your guide for the tour will make sure to answer your questions, and explain the history and architecture. Transfer, Guide and entrance fees included. Upon request with extra fees visit Dahshour.
Dinner Cruise Show: Enjoy the Nile of Cairo and experience its late night entertainment with a dinner buffet and Oriental show. Duration: 2 hours. Beverages not included. Transfer, Guide included.
Coptic Cairo: Half day tour. Spend a memorable day in the heart of Cairo, and visit the old Coptic Churches, Coptic Museum and Jewish Synagogue. Transfer, Guide and entrance fees included.
Alexandria: Full day tour. Travel to Alexandria via the desert road and spend the day breathing in the Mediterranean Sea breeze. Visit the National Museum, the Catacombs, Pompey's Pillar and Montazah Palace Gardens. Lunch included, 1 soft drink. Transfer, Guide and entrance fees included.
Islamic Cairo: Half day tour. Journey back in time and visit Cairo's most prominent Islamic architecture sights; the Citadel, Mohamed Ali and Sultan Hassan Mosque, and Khan el Khalili bazaar.
Fayoum Oasis: Full day tour. Travel to Fayoum and visit the water wheels and Karoun Lake. Enjoy a lovely lunch, 1 soft drink and then visit to the Maydoum Pyramids. Transfer, Guide and entrance fees included.