Explore the main sites in Cairo, the capital of Egypt during an enjoyable Cairo City Break for 2 Days to visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum throughout your Cairo city tour. Get the most of Cairo sightseeing tours while using our Overnight Cairo Short Break!
Price : 150.00 $
2 Days/ 1 Night
Enjoy the most suggested trips in Cairo throughout this 2 days Cairo short break while you have a city break in Cairo or a short time during a layover in Cairo. Visit the Pyramids in Giza while you are contributing the most pleasant time through the tour to Giza Pyramids where you will walk around the old kingdom burials, your Cairo 2 Day City Tour will bring you to the Citadel of Saladin and the exceptional Egyptian Museum tour to see the old artifacts presented inside the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, the Coptic Cairo tour that will satisfy your heart with calm during the Islamic Cairo trips at the popular Khan El Khalili Bazaar at the heart of Cairo downtown.
Welcome to Cairo for your Cairo City Break 2 Days. Our certified airport representative will be waiting for you upon arrival at Cairo International airport to be transferred to check-into your hotel in Cairo or Giza. You will be introduced to your personal tour consultant to revise the itinerary with you and check if you want to include any other excursions in Cairo during your Overnight Cairo Short Break.
Overnight in Cairo hotel
Enjoy your delicious buffet breakfast as it will be served at the hotel before being met with your certified tour guide who will accompany you during your fabulous Cairo City Breaks. Start with the famous tour to Giza Pyramids, the main sightseeing in Cairo as the area contains one of the seven man-made wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid of King Cheops that was built 4500 years ago using over 3.2 million blocks of limestone in which the weight of each stone varies between 5 to 25 tons. Your tour guide will describe the incredible logic and mythology of ancient Egyptian that led them finally to decide to build such tremendous structures to be the eternal house for the worshipped kings according to the ancient Egyptian religion.
Move to the high plateau to see the pyramid of Chephren on your way, Chephren was the son of Cheops and ruled Egypt at the same 4th dynasty to be followed by his son and owner of the third pyramid in Giza Necropolis, King Mycerinus, whose pyramid is among the Pyramids of Egypt still retains most of the outer casing reddish color granite only at the lower 16 rows. You will have the chance to enjoy camel riding in Giza Pyramids as your Bedouin guide will take awesome photos for your optional activity.
Now we will move to the area where the Great Sphinx stands in glory, the guardian of the necropolis since the old kingdom of ancient Egypt history that was created for King Chephren beside the Valley Temple of the mummification process for the body of his majesty. The corpse had to be mummified to be preserved for the afterlife and the king has to assure his resurrection for the stability of the universe, the divine process is part of the funeral rituals as told by many Egyptologists.
We will continue our Cairo day tours to the amazing Egyptian Museum in the famous Tahrir Square in Cairo downtown, you will learn a lot about ancient history and the kings and rulers of ancient Egypt during your Egyptian Museum tour that takes about 2 hours to explore the 2 floors building that is stuffed with antiquities may be more than 120,000 artifacts from the pharaonic era till the Greco-Roman era in ancient Egypt. Explore the golden collection of the child king Tutankhamen and the royal mummies room.
Continue Cairo City Tour to the area known as Old Cairo to get closer to the Christian heritage which is from the earliest examples of Christian churches and monasteries in the world, your Coptic Cairo tour starts when you reach the place where the ruins of the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon still carries one of the most significant and beautiful churches in Egypt, the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary that was built suspended over two towers of the fortress and date back to the 7th century A.D. You will also visit the cavern Church of St. Sergius where the holy family stayed for 3 months inside a crypt while taking refuge. The ancient Synagogue of Ben Ezra is the next stop during our Cairo trips to see the Jewish Synagogue that once was a Christian Church before being sold.
Transfer now to the area where the best Islamic Cairo trips took place, the old market of Khan El Khalili to have the most enjoyable walking tours in Cairo while witnessing the monumental Islamic buildings and mosques that date back as early as the 9th century. You will also try the traditional tea-mint in one of our best and oldest cafes in Egypt, El Fishawy Cafe.
Transfer to the airport or any other preferred destination within Cairo after completing your Overnight Cairo Short Break.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
|Silver accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Cairo Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
|Solo||299 $||320 $|
|Double||175 $||190 $|
|Triple||150 $||165 $|
|Golden Accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
|Solo||345 $||375 $|
|Double||205 $||220 $|
|Triple||175 $||190 $|