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2 days discovering Ancient Egypt top tourist Attractions in Cairo

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Day 1: Pick up then visit Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx,Sakkara and Memphis

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
At 8:00 am you will be picked up by your tour guide who is an Egyptologist from Cairo or Giza hotel. You will be transferred by air-conditioned modern car to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza which is UNESCO-listed and the only surviving Ancient Wonder all over the world; the Great Pyramid of Cheops and the pyramids of Chephren and Mycerinus where you can capture some photos with the panoramic view to share with your friends, there are also some smaller pyramids that were tombs of the queens. You can optionally with additional cost either climb the Great Pyramid or visit King Khufu's solar boat (you need not to worry as your guide can arrange everything for you). Have 25 minutes of riding a camel nearby the pyramids enjoying the panoramic view. Then, you will visit the Valley Temple and the Great Sphinx.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Step Pyramid of Djoser, Saqqara Egypt
Afterwards, you will have a lunch break at a good quality restaurant with a nice view over the Great Pyramids. Upon finishing your lunch the tour will be resumed and you will be heading to visit Saqqara where you can see the Pyramid of Djoser that may be considered Egypt's oldest pyramid. You can also enter the pyramid of Teti and explore the ancient texts as well as watching the wonderful reliefs in the tombs of the nobles.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mit Rahina Museum, Mit Rahinah, Al Badrashin 11511 Egypt
The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the truly "must see" sites in Egypt!. In Memphis, you can visit this historical Open Air Museum, which amongst other artifacts exhibits a limestone colossus of King Ramses II.
This enormous statue, carved in limestone, (and missing the King's feet) is about 10m (33.8ft) long. You can also see a stunning, giant alabaster Sphinx, weighing more than 80 tons, which once stood outside the massive temple of the god Ptah. You can also experience the sight of the remains of granite statues, showcasing Ramses II, as well as granite coffins and commemorative tablets from later periods.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Pick up then visit the Egyptian museum, Old Cairo and Khan El Khlili Bazar

Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
At 8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to start your private tour. Your will first visit the Egyptian Antiquities Museum where you can watch wide collections of Ancient Egypt artifacts; such as King Tutankhamen’s amazing and very unique treasures including his golden mask, precious jewelry and his sandals. You can optionally with extra cost enter the mummies’ room where you can see some of the long-lost pharaohs such as Ramses II. Upon finishing your interesting tour in the Egyptian museum, you will have a lunch break
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel, Salah Salem St, El-Darb El-Ahmar, Monsha'et Nasser, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
After lunch the tour will be resumed and you will be visiting Old Cairo that is UNESCO-listed and you will certainly have a special tour in which you will be visiting: Mohammed Ali Pasha Mosque located on the highest point inside the Citadel of Saladin which is a very unique Islamic monument itself
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Enjoy Old Cairo by seeing the Hanging Church that dates back to the 3rd Century. Also see Ben Ezra Synagogue, and Church of Abu Serga, where the holy crypt and family were in hiding.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt
Khan El Khalili, it's great bazaar since more than 600 years and it's very famous of the old style Cafe like El Fishawy where we will be able to try local Egyptian drink like mint tea or green tea, also we will be able to walk in el moaaz street to see the ancient mosques and schools and mausoleums. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Traveler pickup is offered
The tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel.
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2x Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • bottle of water every day
  • 30 minutes camel ride
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - Step Pyramid of Djoser
  • Entry/Admission - Mit Rahina Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
  • Entry/Admission - Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel
Exclusions
  • Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids, Solar Boat museum & The mummies room)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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RyanA339
Providence, RI
52
Super helpful, super friendly
He made it super easy to navigate the airport and even had visas ready for us. Very helpful throughout the whole
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Berlin, Germany
289
Excellent and professional service
Issac was right there and helped smoothly with immigration fast track and getting data SIM cards - excellent
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Odyssey325612
30
Pyramids the wonder in our world
My friends visited Cairo for the first time and I accompanied them, although I have seen it all several times.
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50
Trip to Egypt - VIP Meet and Assist at Cairo Airport
Loved this service. We were two women traveling together and although you read up on getting visas at the Cairo
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garyo268
Miami, Florida
21
Amazing service
Isaac was incredible. Everything was perfectly organized upon arrival and he even reached out prior to our flight
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Joshktravels
Denver, Colorado
20
Great Transfer
Just arrived at the hotel after the airport meet and greet with Isaac. It was great. I wouldn't hesitate to
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irinashea
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20
Great Pick Up and Transfer
Issac was amazing. He tracked my flight that was arriving early and came to meet me early as well. He was very
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Wentzville, Missouri
52
Great VIP Experience
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holdstein
Kandy, Sri Lanka
93
Airport meet and transport
Excellent service, everything went smoothly. It was great to see Isaac holding up a big sign with our name as we
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srpioneer
Dhapasi, Nepal
10
Private tour
My tour guide Mr Hany had a thorough knowledge about ancient Egyptian history. We started our trip at 7:30 am in a
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Keatsgal
Riverdale, New Jersey
5738
Could not have been better
First, let me give you a name--Isaac. Actually, I could end the review with that name. It was like having your
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Sugasmile
3514
Cairo With Ease
Issac greeted us at immigration and made our introduction to Egypt seamless. It’s peak travel season and without
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rodrickn
20
Isaac was great
My husband and I arrived to Egypt to a smiling face and a sign with our name on it. Isaac made the process through
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exakatakaly
Vancouver, Canada
3521
Made everything streamlined and easy
Issac was waiting with a sign before visa and immigration, and accompanied me through the lines as well as helping
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Palo Alto, California
11171
Best way to arrive in Cairo
Issac was promptly waiting for us and nicely helped us through the visa, customs and luggage in a breeze. He then
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