Description

Cairo is the capital of Egypt, the mother capital for the Arabic world, the seat of government, the goal of all travellers and the centre of education and culture. It is the biggest city in Africa with a huge number of population and cars.  Spending a night in Cairo will be very enjoyable at least more time to visit plenty of sites. In Cairo you will enjoy the visit to the Museum with the treasure room of the king Tutankhamen, the citadel of Salah Al Din with the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali. The Pyramids and the Sphinx further to Sakkara Pyramid and Memphis the first capital for the civilized man. Accomodation will be in  5* or 4* hotel on B.B bases.

Itinerary:-

Day 01 :  Hurghada / Cairo Sightseeing

Early Morning  transfer by  Private deluxe  vehicle  to Cairo ( 450 km / 5.00 hours ). One stop by road for rest then continue driving ,  In Cairo a full day guided tour visiting the Great Pyramids (the only remaining wonder of world 7th wonders) the three largest and best preserved of Egypt, the most well-known is  The Cheops's Pyramid  consists of 2.3 Million stone blocks, each weighing 2.5 to 15 tons, constructed as a tomb of the great pharaoh Cheops. The second largest pyramid was built for Cheops's son, King Chephren (also known as Khafra ). In addition to the usual parts of a pyramid complex, pyramid is guarded by a huge Sphinx and attached with the valley temple, the Mighty Sphinx which represents the King Chefren with human head and lion body as a guardian for the entire sacred palace protecting king's tombs from thieves and enemies. The third largest pyramid was built for the pharaoh Mycerinus (also known as Menkaure). Lunch at local restaurant then  visit the Egyptian Museum which is locates at downtown and houses over 120.000 antiquities of ancient Egyptian as well different prehistory eras, the most remarkable objects and the marvelous treasure of King Tut Ankh Amun extracted from his intact tomb that locates at the valley of the Kings in Luxor which recovered by archeologist Howard Carter with most beautiful golden Sarcophagus (110 kg ) & solid gold mask displayed  transfer to hotel, balance of day at leisure  & overnight . (L)


Day 02 : Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at hotel, 08.30 Proceed for a guided tour visiting Sakkara which is the best known for the Step Pyramid, the oldest known of Egypt's 97 pyramids. It was built for King Djoser of the 3rd Dynasty by the architect and genius Imhotep, who designed it and its surrounding complex to be as grand as it was unique and revolutionary . Continue visiting Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt the remains of the Fortress of Babylon. First built by the Persians around the 6th century BC, these ruins are indeed Cairo’s oldest original structure. Within the confines you will find the Church of St. Sergius, where the Holy Family is reported to have stayed, and the Hanging Church, the seat of the Coptic patriarchate for centuries. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Inside this basilica-style temple, the so-called “Geniza Documents” were found, a treasure hailed as an unparalleled source of information about life of the Jews in Egypt’s past). Lunch at local restaurant then visiting the Citadel of Saladin (Built by Saladin in 1176 to protect Egypt from the enemie, overlooking the city it was easy to defend from any attacks) & visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque (one of the most famous mosques in Egypt. It is distinguished by its beautiful architectural design, numerous domes, and tall minarets. The architects modeled it after the Blue Mosque in Istanbul). Visit at Khan El Khalili Bazaar As one wanders through the labyrinth of narrow streets you will find workshops and stalls selling all manner of things from woodwork, glassware and leather goods to perfumes, fabrics and Pharaonic curiosities , end tour and transfer back to Hurghada. 



1 - 2 persons 

3 persons

4 – 8 persons

340 $ per person in double room

300 Per Person in triple room

280 $ Per Person in double room 

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Destination: Hurghada, Cairo

Tour category: History

Departure location: Hurghada

Duration: 2 days

Booking in Advance: Until 3 day before the event

Physical Difficulty Level: Moderate

Travel mode: A/C Minibus, Car

Adult price: $340

Child price: $ 200

Infant Price: $ 0


What's Included

  • Transfer with A/C vehicles from/to hotel (in Hurghada) Accommodation in Cairo 5* or 4* hotels on B.B Basis
  • Giza Plateau (Great Pyramids
  • Sphinx)
  • The Valley Temple of Chefren
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • The great Citadel
  • The Alabaster Mosque with a view to Old Cairo
  • Sakkara Pyramids
  • Memphis the ancient Egypt capital
  • Shopping stops upon request
  • Lunch
  • Lunch in the next day
  • Egyptologist guide

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra options
  • Photography in the museum
  • Mummy room
  • Extra ticket to enter the pyramid

Please Note

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Passport name - number - expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of 2 travelers
  • For Makadi Bay - Safaga - Sahl Hasheesh hotels will be extra transfer charge of 20$ per Car/Bus to be paid upon pick up
  • Accommodation based on 5* or 4* hotel with bed and breakfast
  • Child price starting from 4 till 11 years old
  • Infant till 3 years old is free

What do I need to bring

  • Passports
  • Money
  • Hats
  • Sun cream
  • Clothes
  • Sun glasses
  • Breakfast box from the hotel in the day of travel

Cancelation Policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before event

Live tour guide

  • English
  • german
  • french

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We had a 2 day tour from Hurghada to Luxor. Our driver was excellent! Our guide was an excellent guide very efficient, helpful and knowledgeable about all the sites we visited. karnak temple, luxor, hatshipsuit temple and valley of kings. We would highly recommend both of them. Friendly and Professional! I use a wheelchair and they helped me a lot. thanks to all team of samegypt.