Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you at the Cairo International Airport terminal holding a sign with your name written on it to start your Cairo Stopover Transit Tour. Begin your day by visiting the famous Giza Pyramids during Layover, about one and a half hours from the airport to explore the Great Pyramid of King Cheops which is the only monument among the seven man-made wonders of the ancient world that still remains almost intact, it was built during the fourth dynasty and the reign of King Khufu who was the son of another great king called Snefru who built 4 pyramids for his burial without any evidence of him being buried in any of them, those pyramids are the Red Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid and both of them are located in Dahshur, and the Pyramid of Meidum.
Then our tour guide will show you the other pyramids on the Giza plateau, the pyramids of Chephren ( the second reigning son of Khufu ), and finally the third pyramid and the smallest built for the funeral of king Mycerinus. you will also visit the grand Sphinx. We will resume visiting the Valley Temple or the mummification temple of king Chephren.
You will enjoy an interesting camel ride around Giza Pyramids (Optional activity) from the panorama guided by the local Bedouins with a clear view of Giza Pyramids in the background.
We will continue our Cairo Airport Tours by visiting the treasures of The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which consists of two floors and is located in the famous Tahrir Square, the museum displays artifacts dating back to different periods of ancient Egypt history 6000 years old. More than 120,000 masterpieces are displayed which means spending only one minute in front of each item you will need above six months to browse the museum completely, among the most interesting artifacts are the Tutankhamen collection of gold and jewelry that were hidden under the sand for over 35 centuries till his tomb was found in 1922 by Howard Carter then it was completely moved to Cairo to be displayed inside the museum.
Have your lunch in a pyramids views restaurant. After that, if you have enough time before the flight we will take you to enjoy Cairo walking tour of the Islamic district of Cairo, to see the old walls surrounding Cairo and the old gates of this 1000 years old city and its oldest street called Street of El Moez date back to the 10th century. Enjoy your tea at Fishawy oldest cafe in Khan El Khalili, one of the oldest still operating bazaars in the Middle East.