Go on a day tour with our company and enjoy the most famous sites of Cairo. Your tour guide will meet you at the exit door of the cruise at Port Said. A drive of 166 km (103 miles) in an air-conditioned vehicle will take you to the amazing capital of Egypt.You will start your day with the wonders of Egypt: the Giza pyramids.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,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.On the way to the museum, you will stop for lunch and you will have the chance to visit a papyrus institute to see how this genuine artwork was produced in ancient Egypt.
The Egyptian museum (opened in 1901) has the largest collection of artifacts in the world.The museum is one of the must-see attractions in Cairo.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.First,your guide will show you the most important pieces of the different dynasties.Then, the masterpieces of the place are treasures of the young pharaoh Tut Ankh Amun,His golden mask,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).On finishing the tour, you be taken back to the cruise ship.