Cairo City Breaks and Short Vacations are designed for a stopover or a long weekend in Cairo. These two to three days itineraries are packed with exciting sites and activities so that you can make the most of a short trip to Egypt. Enjoy privately guided trips to the Giza Pyramids, Islamic Cairo, Cairo’s Citadel and many more sites from Ancient, medieval and modern Cairene history.
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- Day 1: Arrival to Cairo
Overnight in Cairo.
- Day 2: Giza Pyramids & Egyptian MuseumPyramid / Museum / Old Cairo
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to
Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the Remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.
Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing. Before extending your trip, you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant.
Proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. End your tour in Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt , Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Cairo’s old bazaar in the evening transfer to Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Departure From Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.