What better way to experience CAIRO then a drive in an airconditioned bus travelling through the desert and witnessing EGYPT in its fullness.
Your first stop will be at THE MUSEUM OF EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum Of Cairo.It is considered to be the largest museum in the whole world,it dates back to 1825 when the ruler of the time in Egypt Mohamed Ali Pasha issued a decree to establish a museum for the antiquities of Egypt.There are over 100,000 pieces held here obviously not all on show located on the ground floor and upper floor.Here you will find THE GOLDEN MASK OF TUTANKHAMEN an amazing spectacle .
You can enter the Mummy room for an extra cost of 150LE per adult and 75LE for child this is really worth a visit
How about taking a motorboat down the nile and capture all the wonderful sights that cairo has to offer this tour is optional you are not obliged to do it and will cost 15GBP.
LUNCH is served as an open buffet ,soft drinks are not included.
After lunch we take you to a PAPYRUS shop.Here we invite you to watch how this paper was made and used in ancient times for writing ,you will also have some free time to shop .
We then move to the 5000 year old necropolis in GIZA.The Home of THE GREAT PYRAMIDS and also THE SPHINX.This site is not only the most popular attraction in Egypt, it is one of the most loved destinations in the world,
There are three main Pyramids here which were built in the 4th dynasty. The pyramids were built as tombs for the Kings and Queens and it was a privilege to have a Pyramid Tomb.You have entry into the smaller of the Pyramids called THE QUEENS PYRAMID. It is a mere 215 ft tall and it is thought that this Pyramid was altered during its construction and made a lot bigger.
THE GRAND PYRAMID OF KHUFU is by far the most famous Pyramid in Egypt,the biggest ,tallest and most intact For a period of 4300 years the Pyramid was also the tallest building on earth until the French built the Eiffel Tower in 1889 to take that accolade.
Entry into The Great Pyramid is extra.400 LE for Adults and 200LE for child
We then move to Witness THE GREAT SPHINX. Facing directly from West to East it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza.It is a limestone statue of a reclining Sphinx , a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human
After this we then take you to a perfume shop. The perfume is made from pure fragranced oils longer lasting alcohol free.you have time to shop or browse
We then start our journey back to Hurghada
- All entrance fees to: The National Egyptian museum, pyramids area and sphinxes.
- Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide.
- Lunch in the Nile View restaurant.
What's Not Included
- Entrance to the mummy room in the museum which costs 250 LE
- Motor boat ride across the River Nile which cost 15gbp. (This is offered to you after the Museum and before lunch)
- Entrance to the Grand Pyramid which costs 400LE Adult and 200LE for child
- Soft drinks in the restaurant
- All extras are optional & not compulsory!