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Cairo overnight from Ain Sokhna port

spend two days in Cairo from Ain Sokhna among the largest and oldest pyramids in the world, the pyramids of Giza, Sakkara and give a visit to Memphis. Walk among thousands of statues, artifacts, coffins and look at the royal mummies in the Egyptian museum.Give a visit to one of the famous mosques in Cairo , the Alabaster mosque.

Product Description

Go back in time to the days of the pharaohs and spend two full days visiting the most famous historical sites in Cairo.

Day One: Pyramids Tour

At the exit door of your cruise ship,your tour guide will meet you to set off.It is 225(140 miles). Upon arriving at the Cairo.
Start your private tour with your own Egyptologist guide to Giza plateau. Once you enter the area, you will be able to go very close to the Great Pyramid of Cheops, staring at that massive structure, you will realize that your dream of visiting the only surviving wonder of the ancient world came true.Your guide will provide you with full history of those 4600 years old tombs, giving you enough time to take as many photos as you wish.You may like to enter the burial chamber of one of the pyramids (optional). Passing through the pyramids of Chephren and Menkaure, you will stop at the area of the panorama where you can take some photos of all the pyramids together. In that part of the Sahara Desert area ,you will have the chance to ride a camel, take nice shots and have a lot of fun (optional).Then,you may like to visit the sun boat museum (optional).A short drive ,you will find yourself at the feet of the fascinating statue of the sphinx.The largest monolith sculpture in Ancient Egypt.This mysterious monument was carved to symbolize the pharaoh’s power and wisdom.
Feeling excited and overwhelmed with what you saw, more pyramids, colored reliefs and hieroglyphics are still waiting for you in Sakkara.This is your second destination where you will see the step pyramid of king Zoser designed by the great architect Imhotep 2800 B.C the oldest world stone structure.Then,you can visit one of the Mastaba tombs of the nobles to see how the daily life activities of the Egyptians were presented on the walls of those tombs.From Sakkara,set off to Memphis:the oldest capital of ancient Egypt.The city was the center of culture, economy and prosperity during the old kingdom.There is an open-air museum that number of artifacts found in the city including the 2nd largest sphinx statue, colossus of Ramses 2nd, sarcophagi and many more antiquities.At the end of the tour,you will dropped off to the hotel.
Day Two: City Tour

After breakfast at the hotel, you start to enjoy your 2nd day in Cairo. Your guide will meet you to explore the Egyptian museum.This museum (opened in 1901) has the largest collection of artifacts in the world.The visit to this museum is a must,with your guide, you will find yourself diving in a sea of 165,000 artifacts and antiquities.Your guide will explain and show you the highlights and most important of all. Mainly, the treasures of the young pharaoh Tut Ankh Amun,his golden mask and coffins and the contents of his intact tomb. You will enjoy looking at the fantastic sculptures,sarcophagi, jewelry and papyrus scrolls that date back to different eras.You will have the chance to see the royal mummies of the great pharaohs (optional).You can have free time to browse the museum yourself after the guided part. After the impressive visit to the museum, you will be taken to The Citadel of Saladin. This fort was built in 1173 to protect the city of Cairo against the Crusaders. The walls and Towers of the citadel are still in place.A lot of structures were built inside the citadel but the main attraction is the alabaster mosque or Mohamed Ali mosque. Mohamed Ali (1805-1849) ordered to build this magnificent mosque which is similar to the design of the blue mosque in Istanbul. Accompanied by your guide, you will learn about the basic elements of the mosque and the main principles of the Islamic religion.Both the mosque and the citadel were built on an elevated hill, so you have a great chance to have a wonderful view over the city including the old and the modern parts.Later, you will have lunch in a local restaurant before going back to Ain Sokhna port.

Additional Information

Inclusions:

• Pick up services & return from Sokhna Port

• All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

•Accommodation for one night at 5 star hotel on B.B basis.

• Private English Egyptologist guide

• Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites

• Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour

• 2 Lunch meals at a local restaurant in Cairo

• Shopping tours in Cairo

• All Service charges & taxes

Exclusions:

• Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

• Tipping Kitty

 

Payment Policy

Deposit: No deposit required.

Payment: You pay the full amount to your tour guide on the day of your tour. You can pay in cash (US dollars, Euros, or Egyptian Pounds) or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Please note that there will be a 3% charge for using a credit card.

Pricing Information:

  • Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us
  • Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not
  • occupy a seat
  • Prices are per person.
  • Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.
  • This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date
    Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking

Price

Per Person Price
 1 Person $325.00
2-4 Persons $199.00
5-8 Persons $150.00
9-16 Persons $99.00