Cairo layover from Cairo International Airport
Upon your arrival to Cairo Airport, Explore Egypt Tours Rep. will wait for you to meet and assist you. Then you will meet your tour guide to start your tour in Cairo.
Firstly, you will go ahead to visit the Giza Pyramids that are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will visit the three famous pyramids of Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the valley temple of king Chephren, and the Great Sphinx, the legendary guardian standing by the huge funeral complex with its human head and lion body.
Also, you will visit the Papyrus Museum for shopping.
You will enjoy a horse or camel ride around the pyramids area for 15 minutes.
After that, you will move to Tahrir Square to visit the Egyptian Museum, which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
Also, the Egyptian Museum displays the new discoveries of Egyptian treasures.
Then you will stop to take your Lunch meal at a good quality local restaurant.
After that, you will continue your tour to Coptic Cairo to see, the oldest Christian church in Egypt, the Hanging Church built on the walls of the Roman Fortress and dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
Then move ahead to the Cavern church located under the church of Abu-Serga. It's a holy place where the holly family stayed inside.
Then, you will continue to the Synagogue of Ibraham Ben-Izra, the most famous synagogue in Cairo.
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.
At the end of the tour our team will drive you back to Cairo Airport.