Day 1: Welcome to Egypt
Arrive to Cairo airport, meet and assist by your tour manager then transfer to your hotel for check in with an exclusive air conditioned modern van. Our rep will provide you with detailed info about your holiday itinerary advice all procedures and finalize all pick up time for your holiday time. In the evening enjoy complimentary dinner at your hotel in Cairo. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids Day Tour
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you in Private tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, the necropolis of Sakkara and the former capital, Memphis. Your personal expert Egyptologist guide will pick you up at the morning from you hotel to start a sightseeinr day tour. The Giza Plateau is the beginning, it is around 30 minutes from Cairo where your Egyptologist guide will provide a detailed introduction to each of the three pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost) or take a camel ride (additional cost). later you'll continue to the city side of Giza plateau where find yourself standing at the feet of the Sphinx, you may also visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional), home to the well preserved funerary boat of Cheops.Then drive to Sakkarawhere Egypt's oldest pyramid is built in 2650 B.C. you will get a brief history of the famous Step Pyramid and you’ll have free time to walk around. The final stop is the open air museum of Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt to see artifacts of several great rulers of Egypt the Huge statue of Ramses II, finally you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: Cairo City Sightseeing
Breakfast at the hotel then pick up up for private tour to immerse yourself further into Egypt's history to the famous Egyptian Museum. Follow this with a stroll through Khan el-Khalili bazaar and a visit to Cairo's most popular Islamic attractions - the Alabaster Mosque. Housing 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo attracts millions of visitors a year. The highlight for most are the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun. His 6 gold gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the must-see item of the day. Our qualified tour guide will introduce you to the most important pieces before allowing you free time to explore the museum at leisure. The Alabaster Mosque at the Citadel of Salah el-Din sits atop a limestone hill overlooking Cairo and is the most important mosque in the city. Still used as a place of worship today by the Muslims of Cairo, the architectural masterpiece opens its doors to visitors of all faiths. The lower part of the Mosque is clad inside and out with Alabaster, while the top part is constructed from the limestone cladding removed from the Pyramids of Giza. Inside the mosque your guide will introduce you to the basics of the beliefs of Islam, including a translation of the most common prayers. Then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, Citadel of Salah El Din and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Head to Old Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Sirga Church and The Ben Ezra Synagogue. Back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Day 4: Free Day in Cairo Or Optional tour to Alexandria
Today you have the choice of having a free day in Cairo or join our most valuable optional tour to the second capital of Egypt, One day trip from Cairo and 3 hours driving would make your visit to Egypt much different and more cheerful. We Pick you up at 7:30 am from your hotel in Cairo, drive about 3 hours to Alexandria with your personal Egyptologist guide. First visit Pompay's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletain at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the temple of the Serapis , it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesareum. Proceeding to Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria then to Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 5: Final departure
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International airport for departure.
- Cairo airport Meet and greet service upon arrival and departure
- All transfers by a private modern AC vehicle
- 04 night in Cairo hotel based bed and breakfast.
- All tours in Cairo privately with personal Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fees to the sites indicated in the tour itinerary.
- Meal plan as per above itinerary
- A Bottle of mineral water during the trips.
- Portage when needed.
- Free mobile phone during stay (30 min local calls or 2 min. international)
- All service charges and taxes.
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Personal expenses
- Optional activities
- Tipping Kitty
- Trip runs every day
- Prices are quoted in US$ and based on double occupancy
- Prices are valid in 2013 except Christmas & Easter Feasts.
- Discounts are available for groups and children.
- International flights are not included.