3 Days Cairo tour – Cairo city break
If you don’t have long time during your vacation in Egypt the following tour will be suitable for you to explore Cairo you will visit in the first day Giza pyramids and Egyptian museum in the second day you will explore Memphis city , Sakkara and Dashour.
Day 1:Arrival – Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
Egypt Day Tours representative will waiting for you in the airport with sign your name on it he will make the paperwork easier for you then you will be transferred by air-conditioned coach to start your Cairo city break tour.
Your first stop will be to visit the great Pyramids. It is the oldest monument of the ancient seven wonders and the only surviving one until today. Listen to your guide when he tells you about how the pyramids had been constructed with very old and simple techniques.
Pyramids were mainly built to house the remains of the deceased Pharaohs. you will explore the place deeper with your informative guide and know more about Egypt’s history and old Egyptian civilization . Next, head to a panoramic view for all three pyramids of Giza to capture amazing photos that will last forever .
Next, head to the greet sphinx that belong to king pharaoh Khafra. It is a huge stone transformed to amazing architectural statue. also we will visit the Valley Temple . then up to pyramids Panorama area to take snap photos with pyramids and sphinx at back ground – don’t forget to bring your camera with you during this tour.
Once we are finished at pyramids, we will make our way to the Egyptian Museum; The Egyptian Museum of Cairo contains 120,000 artifacts. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. An extensive collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins used in the Ancient world are located in the 1st floor. The best statues you will see is the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also host the famous collection of the young king as well as a lot of sarcophagi from different dynasties. These sarcophagi give us a brief about how rich the owners were. Do not forget to have a loot at the Grave Mask of king Amenemope, Mummy mask of Psusennes I, Figurine of Khufu, Narmer Palette, and Merneptah Stele . After the end of your day trip you will transfer to the hotel for the check in and Overnight.
(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. (35 $ per person).
Day 2: Sakkara, Memphis & Dahshour
Breakfast in your hotel, Your Egypt Day Tours guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your day trip to Sakkara and Memphis with an expert guide to show you some hidden beauty of Egypt. The old Egyptian civilization spread in all parts of Egypt not only in the Pyramids area. You can visit different places in Egypt like Saqqara and Memphis area . It is the perfect choice if you are fascinated by pyramids and their mysteries.
Start your full day tour by visiting Zoser Step Pyramid in Sakkara. It is considered the oldest pyramid ever built for king Djoser with its 6 rectangular bases. It was built as a burial ground during the old kingdom as a evolution from the normal standard mastabas for nobles. The step pyramid in Saqqara has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNISCO.
The second stop will be at the ancient city of Memphis,which was an important administrative and military center. Memphis was regional center for commerce, trade, and religion. The ruins of the ancient Memphis today offer fragmented evidence of its Glory past. Your guide will tell you the Legendary history of Memphis as retold by the Greek historian Herodotus. He said Alexander the Great was crowned as a pharaoh in the Temple of creator god Ptah. The ruins of ancient Memphis have yielded the largest limestone statue of Rameses II Pharaoh. Afterward, On your way to the south , you will make the last stop to visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Finally, relax on the coach ride back to your hotel where your tour ends at the start point. Overnight in Cairo.
(Optional) Evening trip to enjoy Nile cruise dinner including Egyptian folk shows. (55 $ per person).
Day 3: Departure
Breakfast, our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure Procedures an go back home with memories to cherish.
3 Days Cairo tour inclusions:
- All transport by an air conditioned vehicle.
- 2 Nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
- Private Egyptologist guide (language you selected ).
- 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Pyramids and the Egyptian museum.
- 1 Day to in Cairo visiting Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshour.
- Entrance fees for all the mentioned sites.
- All service charges and taxes.
ُُEgypt Short break Exclusions:
- International Airfare tickets.
- Entry visa to Egypt ( 35$ Per person ).
- Any optional tours and extra not mentioned.
- Personal expenses.
Extras optional not included you can book:
- Enter inside The Third pyramid cost 7 $ per person.
- Enter inside The Great pyramid cost 30 $ per person.
- Solar boat by the pyramids cost 10$.
- Felucca ride in the Nile 15 $ per person.
- Lunch at a Traditional Egyptian Restaurant 10 $ per Person (Drinks Not included).