This superb value for money City Break will blow your mind
.A two day trip to Cairo by bus from Sharm El Sheikh to the capital city will guarantee to make your holiday an adventure to remember. Explore the sights with time to spare as you travel by road to Cairo from Sharm.
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 TUTANKHAMUN 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 250LE.
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.300 LE for Adults and 150LE 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 transfer you to your 4 or 5 * hotel to relax for the evening
After breakfast at your hotel our guide will meet you and take you to THE SAKKARA STEP PYRAMID.It is a vast ancient burial ground in Egypt serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital.??MEMPHIS.
Next to the Step Pyramid is the Tombs of the nobles such as THE TOMB OF KAGEMNY which is amazing in colour and inscription and depicting daily life activities such as hunting and fishing.
Continue your tour and explore THE PYRAMID OF TETY .The first king from the 6th dynasty chose to build his pyramid and adjourning complex to the northeast of The Pyramid of Userkaf and at the southern end of Archaic tombs located at Sakkara North.
We then move to the oldest capital in mans history MEMPHIS which dates back to earlier than the 31st century BC.It was home to the pharaohs that raised the pyramids.
Enjoy visiting THE SMALL MUSEUM OF MEMPHIS , which was originally a temple built by KING RAMESES II and dedicated to THE GOD PTAH supreme god of memphis.
Lunch is included in a high quality restaurant.
You are then transported back to your hotel in SHARM EL SHEIKH
- All transfers by air conditioned car in sharm el sheikh and Cairo.
- All entrance fees to: The National Museum, Pyramids area and Sphinx, Saqqara Pyramid, Memphis City or Citadel of Saladin, Sultan Hassan Madrassa.
- Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide.
- Lunch in restaurant for 2 days.
- Bus tickets.
- B&B accommodation in a hotel.
What's Not Included
- The entrance fees to: Pyramids
- Royal Mummy room in National Museum. 150LE
- Motorboat up the nile 250LE
- Drinks in the restaurant.
- All extras are optional.