On this quick, eventful journey, experience the best of Cairo. Tour the Egyptian Museum, which includes antiques that date back 5,000 years. Then visit the pyramids and the Sphinx. Next, tour the Old Cairo churches, mosques, and market stalls, and enjoy delicious Egyptian fare.
Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
Welcome to Egypt! Upon arrival at the airport in Cairo, meet up with your travel representative, who will assist you through customs and formalities. Then, you will be escorted to your hotel for check-in. Relax after a long day of travel.
Day 2: Day trip to the Pyramids and Egyptian Museum.
After breakfast, visit the world-renowned pyramids (Cheops, Khafre, and Menkaure), which are located in the necropolis of Giza. The pyramids and the Sphinx are considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Following the tour of the pyramids and the Sphinx, head to the Egyptian Museum. The richest museum of Egyptian antiques in the world, it contains pharaonic treasures dating more than 5,000 years old. The building is rectangular with a large rotunda on the ground floor containing massive exhibits, including colossal statues of Ramses II—the best views of them can be obtained by looking down from the upper galleries. After the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 3: Tour of Old Cairo
After breakfast, Embark on a tour beginning at El Sayeda Zaynab mosque, followed by a visit to the massive medieval Salah El-din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque. Explore this ancient fortress and its domed ceilings, suspended lights, and striking views of Cairo.
Take a lunch break at a local restaurant. Continue the exploration into the afternoon by visiting the Old Cairo churches, and then move to the Khan El Khalili old market. before heading back to the hotel in Cairo to relax and unwind.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 4: Free day in Cairo
Having a free day in Cairo or book an optional tour to experience Cairo.
Day 5: Departure from Cairo
Have breakfast and then check out of your hotel in Cairo. Then, transfer to the airport to board your departure flight home.
Category: 4 Star Hotel
Cairo: Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel or similar.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person$450 Per Person in Double Occupancy.
Space will be secured upon receiving a deposit of $50 Per Person. This deposit forms part of your final payment. The Remaining Balance To Be Paid On Arrival Cash Or by Credit Card.