Dedicating a single trip to view Cairo’s top attraction in two action-packed days allow you to explore a lot. It’s quite important that you do have an Egyptologist guide of which you will be provided under this tour.
During this tour, you will tour the stunning Giza pyramids and the great Sphinx. The old fields of Sakkara and the Open-air Museum of Memphis are among the top destinations that you are likely to tour.
Gazing at the Tutankhamun golden treasures at the Egyptian Museum are some of the places where you will explore. The other highlights of Old Cairo that you are likely to tour include the Mohammed Ali Pasha Mosque and the Khan El Khalili bazaar.
You will be provided what accommodation during this tour.
You will meet with your Egyptologist guide at Cairo or Giza hotel at around 8 am. Where you will then drive to the UNESCO Listed Giza Pyramid. The three large pyramids of the Kings is one of the places that you will tour. The mal Pyramids which are the tombs for the queen is what you will also discover on this day. An additional charge will be organized for those who would like to climb the inside of the Great Pyramid or to view the King Khufu’s solar boat. This is usually a 25-minute ride on a camel. You will then enjoy some lunch at a local restaurant after which you will head to explore the valley temple or the iconic Sphinx. After your lunch, you will make a drive to Saqqara to see the Pyramid of Djoser, which is regarded as the oldest Pyramid in Egypt. The beautiful reliefs in the tombs of the nobles will make you gaze at it with awesomeness and surprise. Your day will end by having a tour at the remains of Egypt’s ancient capital Memphis. At around 4 to 5 pm you will return to your hotel.
You will be served with your breakfast after which you will be picked up at around 8 AM by your Egyptologist. You will begin your private tour to the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. This is a home to the world's largest collections of the ancient Egyptian artifacts. The treasures of King Tutankhamen such as the Golden death mask, rich jewelry, and his sandals are the fascinating things at this place. You can decide to view the mummies of the long-lost Pharaohs which includes the Ramses II at an extra penny. You will have your lunch at a restaurant after which you will embark on your journey for a whirlwind tour of UNESCO listed Old Cairo. This is where you will have to tour the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque, the Coptic Christian hanging Church and the Ben Ezra synagogue. You will then be back to your Hotel at around 4 or 5 pm.
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