Cairo Two days Tour and 2 Evenings
cairo two days tour and 2 evenings
Highlights of the tour:
Best use of money
Best use of time
Use your 2 days stay in Cairo or Giza in the best way with this package as it dedicates one day to the pyramids areas in Giza, Sakkara and Dahshur, in the evening you will enjoy the magnificent show of the Sound and Light by the Sphinx and Giza pyramids.
While the other day is for visiting Cairo city as you will explore the Egyptian museum, the Citadel of Saladin, the alabaster mosque, felucca ride on the Nile, Hanging church, synagogue of ben Ezra before proceeding to the Bazaar of Khan el Khalili and much more, in the evening you will enjoy a dinner cruise with Belly dancer, whirling Dervish and much more.
Day 1 Giza, Sakkara and Dahshur
Start at 8 am as our qualified, Egyptologist tour guide will escort you by a private, modern a/c vehicle to visit 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.
Then you will have lunch at a good quality restaurant overlooking the Sphinx and the pyramids.
Later you will proceed to 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. And explore the interior of the tomb of Kagemni with its lively scenes and vivid colors.
After that you will go to Dahshur area where you can enter the Red Pyramid of King Senefru (oldest true pyramid in history, 2600 B.C.) and look at the preserved outer casing of his other pyramid, the Bent Pyramid.
At the end of the tour you will ne transferred back to your hotel.
Later you will be picked up for the enjoyable sound and light show by the Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza.
Day 2 Cairo city tour
Start at 8 am as our qualified, Egyptologist tour guide will escort you by a private, modern a/c vehicle 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.
Later you will be picked up for the dinner cruise where you will have dinner , enjoy watching the belly dancer, whirling Dervish, enjoy the Nile breeze from the top deck and much more.
Tour duration: 2 days
Meet up point: your hotel in Cairo or Giza
End point : your hotel in Cairo or Giza
Availability: tour runs everyday
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
All transfers by a Private air-conditioned vehicle.
Private English Egyptologist guide (other languages available at request).
Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
30 minutes camel ride in Giza
1 hour felucca ride on the Nile
Sound and light show
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
Two Nights satying in 5 stars hotel
Hotel will be 5 stars
Any Entry visa to Egypt
extras not mentioned in the itinerary
price per person 5 stars hotel
700 $ per person
price for 2- 4 persons
Price 5- 10 persons