Cairo Sightseeing Tour, Egyptoffered by supplier M15018 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 3 - 4 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History Sightseeing
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 35 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 65 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: After breakfast, start your full day visiting the Egyptian Museum which houses more over than 12,000 pieces of objects dates back to 7000 years of art, you can find out all Secrets about the Famous Egyptian Pharaohs and Queens such as King Ramses II: was he the pharaoh of the exodus. Akhenaton: why does he look so. Queen Hatshepsut: why does she represent herself as a king not as a queen. Also the child king Tutankhamen who died at the age of 19 leaving his wonderful well preserved treasures behind him. How did he die. What the meaning of his name? What did he do for Egypt, as it houses the great treasury of king Tutankhamen more over than 1700 piece of golden objects found in his tiny tomb, which the almost complete tomb we found till now.
Also have a look for his golden musk 11 kg from pure gold. You can also enter the mummies hall which contains 11 royal mummy (remember that you will need to pay an extra ticket to enter (optional). Then visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World the Pyramids of Giza Great pyramids - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerions and the Great Sphinx that large statue which is one of the most famous monuments in the whole world. And find out with me how the Ancient Egyptians built their Pyramids. What is the meaning of the English word pyramid? What are the pyramids? Do they know about Astronomy? What the sphinx symbol for? then free time. Then Back to the hotel. Optionally at night you can see sound and light show.
Day 2: After breakfast Drive to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit the hanging church dates back to 3rd century AD, Saint Sergius and Saint Barbara church then to Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then drive to the Islamic quarter to see the Great Citadel built by Saladdin in 1169 AD built in 12 century AD. Find out why did he build it? Why did he choose this site? Who is Saladin? And visit the Mohamed Ali Mosque one of the landmarks in Cairo very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey, also known as the "Alabaster Mosque". The Alabaster Mosque finds out why it called so? Who is Mohamed Ali? What are the secrets inside this mosque? And we end the day with the famous Khan el Khalili Baszaar that dates back to 1382. Back to hotel.
Supplemental Tour Information:
Optional: at night Dinner Cruise including transportation, dinner, Belly Dancer or free time to spend by yourself. Then overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Transportation (to and from all sites and destinations) with a/c bus
- 1 full day tour to museum, pyramids, and the sphinx
- 1 full day tour to old Cairo, citadel Kahn
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees to sites
- Free entry to the second pyramid.
- Visa entry for Egypt
- Hotel reservation (arrange upon your request)
- All the optional tours
- All the extra tickets inside this site
- This price is applicable for all year except Easter and Christmas periods (high season).
- This tour does not include hotel reservation as it is arranged upon your request.
- There are no hidden costs.
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I am a Certified informative tour Guide with 14 years experience as a professional tour guide in the land of the first ancient civilization "Egypt". I will help you to discover Egypt Not through touristic eyes but through Egyptian Eyes. As Egypt is an open sky museum for varied history. If you are anxious to...