The Treasures Of Cairo Tour 2 days

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Shared tour
  • Small group
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Thid Cairo city break is a 2-day short trip in Cairo to discover the highlights of Cairo from the Giza pyramids and Sphinx with Sakkara Necropolises and its hidden treasures with Medieval Cairo monuments mosques and churches and the citadel of Slalah El Din one of the most famous landmarks in Cairo. Enjoy your short break in Cairo with us and get the best deal now.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore all Must-See sights in Cairo
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
  • Enjoy Camel Riding at the Pyramids
  • Visit the Hidden Gems of Sakkara
  • Visit the Citadel & the Alabaster mosqueD
  • iscover Islamic Cairo
  • Discover the old Churches of CairoVisit the Egyptian Museum

Day 1 Pyramids - Sphinx - Sakkara Pyramids - Memphis

Egyptologist Guide will pick up you from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to visit the most famous ancient sights and Pyramids of Egypt, in the morning you will be taken to the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx: the most famous historical place in Egypt. After this amazing tour through Egypt's Pharaonic past, lunch at a local restaurant you will be guided to

Today start your epic day by visiting the Giza Plateau, the site of the Great Pyramids of Giza Cheops Mycerinus and Chephren Built in the Fourth Dynasty (approximately 2690 BC), it is the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Revel in the opportunity to enter the interior of one of these legendary structures, and marvel at the massive stones used to construct them (Extra ticket) then view the Great Sphinx backdropped by the pyramids, a setting that has captured the imaginations of adventurers for centuries.

After that have your lunch at a local restaurant then visit Sakkara, located only 27 km southwest away from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid at Sakkara (Built for king Zoser), it is considered an important part of the process of the pyramid evolution, which was made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form the Pyramidal shape, this pyramid is considered the first stone construction ever built by the genius Vizir Imhotep. After that visit Memphis City, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx are. This City Dates back to 3100 B.C.

After this epic day back to your hotel.

Day 2 Egyptian Museum - The Citadel - Churches - The Bazaar

A new day for your tour in Egypt visits the most interesting Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 120,000 overwhelming artifacts are presented, including gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.

After your tour at the Museum, you have your lunch then move to the Coptic Cairo or as Egyptian call it (Old Cairo) contained within the boundaries of the Roman fortress of Babylon is where the Copts built their churches for protection. For three hundred years, from the conversion of Emperor Constantine until the arrival of Islam, Egypt was a Christian nation, and the Coptic church is one of the oldest communions as well as the church that really pioneered austere monasticism in the remote desert. There are still tens of thousands of Copts in Egypt, many of whom live in Old Cairo. Their most famous church is that of El Muallaqa, the Hanging Church, built over one of the gateways into the old fortress, its nave suspended above the passageway. Also in Old Cairo the saint's Sergius church has The Crypt where the Holy Family took shelter during their flee to Egypt, also there is the synagogue of Ben Ezra. (Under restoration) Once home to many Jewish families, few now remain scattered throughout Cairo. There has been a religious building on this site (initially a church, then a synagogue) since at least the 4th century, and the present synagogue houses a Torah on gazelle skin that dates to the 5th century BC. This whole area is a world-famous destination for Pilgrims, after that visit Medieval Cairo, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This part of the city was built in the 10th century and primarily served as a royal enclosure for the caliphs. It is accordingly filled with mosques and religious buildings of great historical significance. Inside, you will visit the Citadel of Salah El-Din, a fortress in which stands the imposing famous mosque of Mohamed Ali also known as the Alabaster mosque as well as the many museums and gardens hidden within its walls.

End your day by visiting the old Bazaar of Cairo, Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the historic center of Islamic Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike, after that back to your hotel.

What's included

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Inclusions

  • Qualified Egyptologist
  • Entry Fees for the Sightseeing
  • All Pickup & Drop off
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Meals as Mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Taxes Applicable

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Tipping
  • Any Extras not mentioned

Details

Available in

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Cairo , Egypt

Pick up times available: 8:00

Pick up location: Hotel in Cairo

Ends at: Hotel in Cairo

Nearest airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI)



Eco Features:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $235 per person