Cairo Short Break in 4 Days
Egypt has a remarkable cultural legacy that allows tourists from all over the world to come and explore it while experiencing the charming museums and buildings that are spread everywhere in Egypt, don't skip out on this impressive Cairo Short Break in 4 Days, which is one of the top-recommended Cairo short breaks.
Cairo City Breaks
We will escort you to witness the most beautiful sites in ancient Egypt and give you all the information that you need during your Cairo excursions. We totally recommend this 4 Days in Cairo tour if you have only limited time or a layover in Cairo.
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum during the traditional tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, the informative Coptic Cairo tour, the Saqqara tour from Cairo, and feel the thrill of quad biking in Giza Pyramids, have a fancy Nile dinner cruise on a floating boat after your trips in Cairo is done.
You can have more tours with more days with Egypt travel packages.
Transportation and assistance of our representatives during the Cairo Short Break in 4 Days at Cairo airport.
All transports to the mentioned sites and from/ to the airport are done by a private nonsmoking vehicle.
accommodation at Cairo Pyramids Hotel in Cairo for 3 nights including bed and breakfast.
All your Egypt tours are strictly private.
English- speaking tour guide will be with you during your Cairo Short Breaks.
Tickets and entrance fees to all the sites in Cairo as mentioned in our Cairo City Breaks itinerary.
Meals will be served as explained in the itinerary.
Stops for snacks upon request.
Mineral bottle of water daily during your Egypt Day Tours and airport transfer.
Shopping Tours in Cairo. (if you are interested)
All service charges and taxes are included.
Egypt entry visa. Costs 25 USD at Cairo International Airport.
Tipping is not included in the price of our Cairo City Break.
Beverage during meals.
Any optional Cairo Day Trips not mentioned in the itinerary.
Tour price doesn't apply during peak seasons like Christmas, New Year, or during Egypt Easter tours.
After your flight lands at Cairo international airport, Cairo top tours' representative will be expecting you holding a signboard showing your name to accompany you to your hotel by an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle for check-in, overnight after your Cairo Short Break in 4 Days itinerary reviewed to be certain that all Cairo sightseeing tours are planned according to the allowed schedule.
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before meeting up with your expert Egyptologist and be transferred to the Giza necropolis and enjoy your Giza Pyramids tour. You will stand close to the only remaining wonder of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid of King Cheops which was established 4500 years ago to serve as an endless home for the half-god king, the structure enormously standing at a height of 146 meters and 230 meters long for each side to tell us how great and superior the kings of Egypt were to build such incredible buildings at the dawn of history, the stone blocks are thought to be cut and transported from nearby quarries and their weight ranges between 5 to 25 tons each.
Proceed to the high plateau to get a full view of the 3 pyramids including the pyramid of King Chephren and King Mycerinus with the queen's pyramids beside the smallest pyramid which contains good proof for the beautiful outer casing on the lower 16 rows. Your Bedouin guide will take amazing photos while you enjoy a camel ride around Giza Pyramids (optional activity) before moving to see the majestic Sphinx of Giza which is part of the pyramid complex of King Chephren and is believed to be built for the king himself to signify how powerful the king used to be as the lion and as genius as the human with a legendary figure of a lion body and the head of a man.
The Valley Temple of Chephren is also close to the sphinx that was created from the bedrock, this is the place where the mummification of the royal body took place as part of the funeral rituals.
Have your tasty lunch in one of the most beautiful restaurants overlooking the pyramids and the sphinx before continuing your tours in Giza to visit the area known as Saqqara, the necropolis of an earlier period roughly 200 years before the great kings who built the 3 pyramids in Giza, now you will see the first-ever stone pyramid which was built by the genius architect Imhotep for his King Djoser, the Step Pyramid in Saqqara is great evidence of the development of the pyramids building process as it is composed of six rectangular steps above each other and the burial pit is underneath by means of 20 meters. Wander around the area to see the original enclosure walls and the hep-sed court where the king used to renew his sovereignty over the kingdom by the attendance of the nomes rulers to accept him for the next 30 years as their king and semi-god.
You will also have the chance to enter the pyramid of King Teti who ruled Egypt during the 6th dynasty and get fascinated by the tomb of his son-in-law Kagemni, the tomb has random scenes for almost every kind of animal, fish, and bird depicting the daily life hunting scenes carved in perfection in addition to the good preservation for the original colors.
After that, you will enjoy your lunch meal in a good quality restaurant before starting the adventurous Quad biking in Giza Pyramids for 1 hour, you will meet the Bedouin guide to begin the tour after an introductory session to learn how to use the quad bike, transfer back to the hotel for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast, you will meet your Egyptologist guide to start your Cairo city tour starting with the Egyptian Museum tour. In the famous Tahrir Square, you will have about 2 hours exploring the Egyptian Museum which is stuffed with more than 120,000 artifacts from different epochs, statues of the kings, deities, huge sarcophagi, jewelry, daily life accessories, and mummies. You will need almost 3 continuous months if you stand in front of each masterpiece for 1 minute. Get amazed by the golden collection of the new kingdom of King Tutankhamen that was found in 1922 inside his tomb at the Valley of the Kings.
Resume to the area of Old Cairo to start your Coptic Cairo tour, you will visit the area of the Roman Fortress of Babylon which is now almost ruined except for the base where the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary was built suspended on two towers of the fortress. Visit also the Cavern Church of St. Serius and the oldest Synagogue of Ben Ezra which once was a Christian Church and was sold to a Jewish wealthy man called Ben Ezra.
You will get back to the hotel to get ready for your fancy dinner cruise on the Nile in Cairo. Your tour leader will transfer you to the cruise boat on the Nile corniche to board for 2 hours to have your Egyptian cuisine buffet dinner while enjoying the entertainment of belly dancing and Tanoura dance show.
Transfer back to the hotel overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
On the last day of your Cairo City Breaks, you will have your daily breakfast at the hotel in Cairo and meet our representative who will transfer you to Cairo international airport to take your flight back home.
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The best way to save money is to book all-inclusive tours to Cairo for a short getaway. With our Cairo short getaway packages, you can enjoy your trip while saving money, visiting the Giza Pyramids, the Step Pyramid in Saqqara, the Egyptian Museum, and taking a Coptic Cairo tour.
Yes, currency exchange services are readily available in Cairo. It's advisable to exchange some money at the airport or Hotel or a bank upon arrival for initial expenses.
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