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Cairo layover from Cairo International Airport

Duration

6-8 Hours

Tour Type

PRIVATE

Group Size

Run

EVERYDAY

Explore Egypt Tours team allows you to enjoy a layover tour from Cairo International Airport to discover the most famous sightseeing of Cairo. With this tour, you will visit Giza pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Lunch , Khan El-Khalili and Felucca

Tour Highlights

  • Cairo
  • Giza pyramids, the Great Sphinx, Camel Ride, the Egyptian Museum, Lunch , Khan El-Khalili and Felucca

Tour Itinerary

Giza pyramids
Our Rep you will meet and assist in Cairo Airport at 8:00 AM, he will accompany you by car with air conditioning to go the Pyramids.

Upon arrival ,your private tour guide will meet you to start the tour.

Giza pyramids
One of the most mysterious seven wonders of the ancient world (and the only one that still exists.)

-Pyramid of Cheops :
the construction of the pyramid dates from approximately the year 2560 BC, when it was built as a tomb for the pharaoh khufu, and its construction continued over a period of 20 years.

- Pyramid of Khafre
It is one of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt. it is built by King Khafre. Lower in height than his father's pyramid (Khufu), it is built on an area of 215 square meters and has two entrances on the northern side. It still retains some of its outer covering at the top.

-Pyramid of Menkaure

it is the smallest of the three main pyramids of the giza pyramid complex located on the giza plateau in the southwestern suburbs of cairo, egypt. It is believed to have been built to serve as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Mykarenus.

Giza Plateau
Explore the most famous sightseeing in the world, the Giza pyramids! In this sightseeing you will learn a lot of stories and secrets about the pyramids from our specialist archeologest tour guide. In this sightseeing you will visit 9 pyramids, three of them belonging to the kings of the 4th dynasty, in addition to 6 smaller pyramids belonging to the queens of ancient Egypt.


Then move to visit Great Sphinx
After visiting the pyramids of Giza you will visit the Valley temple of King Khafre which was built to mummify his body after death. the Vally temple of king Khafre is attached to the great sphinx which belongs to the same king. The statue of the sphinx has the head of king Khfrae and the body of the lion to guard his pyramid.

The Great Sphinx Which is Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol (Father of Terror), this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx by the ancient Greeks because it resembled their mythical winged monster who set riddles and killed anyone unable to answer them. A geological survey has shown that it was most likely carved from the bedrock at the bottom of the causeway during Khafre’s reign, so it probably portrays his features.
Our professional Egyptologest tour guide will tell you a lot of stories and secrets about the Vally temple and about the Great Sphinx.

You will enjoy a short Camel Ride
The Egyptian Museum
Then to move to visit The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is the oldest museum in the world entirely dedicated to Egyptian culture, which is why there is a private guide who talks and explains the fundamental stages of its formation, from the birth of the collection to the present day.
Among the museum's unparalleled antiquities is the Narmer painting, which immortalizes the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under one king, and is among the museum's priceless artifacts. In addition to a large group of statues of the great Kings, Cheops, Chephren and Menkaure, the builders of the Pyramids of Giza.

After that, you can stop for lunch in a local Egyptian restaurant
Souk of Khan el-Khalili.
After that , you will go to Souk of Khan el-Khalili.
One of the oldest souks in Cairo.
Khan el-Khalili is one of Cairo's main attractions. This is the souk of the old city, a large market as crowded as it is noisy, but with spicy and unique colors and scents.
We will cross its labyrinthine streets, real open-air museums. The best place in town to buy souvenirs and copies of Ancient Egyptian artifacts.
Felucca
Finally, Enjoy a beautiful private felucca ride on the Nile River, Explore Cairo from its famous River in this nice popular mode of transport, and sail for one hour while getting an explanation about the Nile River history from your private guide.
Felucca is a wooden sailing boat that has large sails. The ancient Egyptians used this kind of boats to Cruise along the Nile River for thousands of years.
This private tour gives you time to lean back, relax, and soak up the atmosphere of the Nile River.

After finishing your tour, you will be driven to Cairo Airport.

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and Assist from Cairo Airport
  • Egyptologist licensed English Speaking private tour guide
  • Transportation with private air conditioned modern vehicles
  • Entrance fees to the the Pyramids of Giza , Giza Plateau , Great Sphinx
  • Entrance fees to the Egyptian Museum.
  • You will go to Khan El-Khalili.
  • Short Camel Ride
  • Lunch at good quality local restaurant
  • Shopping tours in Cairo
  • A Felucca in the Nile River
  • Bottled Mineral Water upon arrival & during the tours
  • Tourism Police Permissions for all transfers & tours
  • All services charges
  • All the company processing fees
  • All applied taxes
  • Flight ticket
  • Extra tickets of entering inside any of the pyramids and optional tours
  • Tipping
  • Personal spending
  • Anything not mentioned above

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