4 Days Tour in Cairo

Description

Make the best use of your time with this short vacation package tour as you will be able to visit many places and do many activities in a limited time, visit many pyramids, enjoy the Islamic architecture of mosques and markets, wow at iconic churches.

Location

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival
Let’s Explore Egypt representative will take care of all your arrival procedures as he will be waiting for you inside the arrival terminal of Cairo airport to assist you in visa procedures, immigrations, customs and luggage checking then he will escort you to your hotel for check in.

Day 2 Giza, Memphis and Sakkara

Your qualified Egyptologist tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel for an early start as this day is dedicated for the pyramids, first you will visit the area of Sakkara where you will wonder at the Step Pyramid of Zoser (2700 B.C.) which is considered the first attempt to build a pyramid and the oldest complete building of stone in history, then you will explore the interior of the pyramid of Teti and get amazed at the Pyramid Texts which are considered the oldest recorded religious texts in history.
Then you will move to the site of Memphis, the first capital of Egypt (about 3200 B. C.) and have a closer look at the artifacts of its small museum especially the colossal statue of Ramses II (1200 B.C.) and the huge alabaster sphinx weighing about 80 tons (about 1400 B. C.), after that you will have lunch at a good quality restaurant overlooking the pyramids.
Later you will head to Giza plateau where you will stop at the following sites:
1.    Great Pyramid of Cheops (the only remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world) dating back to about 2500 B.C.
2.    Pyramid of Chephren (son of Cheops)
3.    Pyramid of Mycerinus (grandson of Cheops)
4.    Panorama area where you can take great pictures of the whole pyramids
5.    Camel adventure in the Sahara desert around the pyramids
6.    Valley Temple or Mummification Temple of king Chephren where mummification of the dead king took place
7.    Great Sphinx which is man headed lion considered as a guardian of the pyramids.

At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
(B, L)


Day 3 Cairo tour

This is a full day dedicated for Cairo and its treasures
You will start your day with exploring the Egyptian museum that has the biggest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts (more than 120,000), mainly you will see the treasures of the golden Pharaoh Tutankhamen (about 1350 B.C.), the collection of the Heretic king Akhenaten, colossal statues, coffins, animal mummy room, Royal Mummy Rooms (extra fee) and much more.  Then you will take traditional
felucca sailboat on the Nile for relaxation. 
After that you will have lunch at a good quality restaurant and then continue your tour to
Old Cairo where you will wonder at the Hanging Church (one of the oldest churches in the world), the remains of the Roman Fortress of Babylon (1st century A.D.), the Church of Abu Serga or the church of the Holy Family, it has a crypt believed to have been used by the Holy Family during their stay in Egypt, then you will see the Jewish synagogue of Ben Ezra (9th century), then you will head to the citadel of Saladin (12th century)  built to protect Cairo against potential crusades but it was used as palace of the ruler of Egypt till the middle of the 19th century, inside the citadel you will visit the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Aly Pasha, the ruler of Egypt since 1805, later you will go to explore the worldwide known oriental market of Khan el Khalili bazaar where you will have the real atmosphere of the orient.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
(B, L)

Day 4 Departure


Early in the morning, our representative will pick you up to escort you o Cairo airport to take your flight back home.
(B)

Tour duration: 4 days
Meet up point: your hotel in Cairo or Giza
End point       : your hotel in Cairo or Giza
Availability     :  tour runs everyday


 Tour Includes:
  • Meet and assist services at Cairo airport
  • 3 nights in a 5 stars hotel in Cairo on B.B. basis (standard double room) 
  • Hotel will be Cairo Pyramid Hotel  or Smillar 
  • 30 minutes camel ride in Giza
  • 1 hour felucca (sailboat) ride in Cairo
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Private tour
  • All transfers by a Private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Private English Egyptologist guide (other languages available at request).
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Free Wi Fi service on board the vehicle.
  • Free snack bag (fruit, chips).
  • Free soft drink
  • Free Bottles of mineral water during your tours.
  • All Service charges & taxes
Tour Excludes:
  • Any Entry visa to Egypt 
  • Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids, Solar Boat museum, Royal Mummy Room)
  • Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities   (recommended)
 

Prices Per Person in U.S.D ($)


Adults prices 

  • Single Person = 700 $
  • From 2 to 4 People = 600 $
  • From 5 to 8 People =  500 $
  • from 9 to 15 people = 480 $

Children prices 
  • Child from (6 to10.99 Y )  =  350 $ 
  • Child Below 6 Years = Free