See the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, Saladin Citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, Coptic Cairo during our wonderful 3 days Cairo Short Break during Easter. You will explore most of the major sites of Cairo through this amazing Easter vacation.
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3 Days Cairo Short Break During Easter
Visit the famous Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, the fortification built by Saladin known as the Citadel of Cairo and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali inside it, and explore Coptic Cairo during our spectacular 3 Days Cairo Short Break During Easter.
Egypt at Easter
You will explore most of the major sites in Cairo through this amazing [Egypt at the Easter holiday].
You will be met by our Cairo Top Tours representative who will be waiting for you upon arrival at Cairo International Airport with a signboard holding your name to transfer you by a private new vehicle to the hotel in Giza or Cairo for check-in and overnight, in case you would like to book any trips in Cairo during your 3 Days Cairo Short Break During Easter, you can ask your tour consultant and he will recommend some interesting things to do in Cairo during the 1st day of your Egypt Easter tour package. You can attend the fabulous sound and light show in Giza pyramids or have a charming Nile dinner cruise in Cairo for 2 hours with an oriental show and open-buffet Egyptian cuisine dinner.
You will have your delightful breakfast at the hotel and meet your Egyptologist to start your Cairo day tours, first, you will enjoy an amazing tour to Giza Pyramids to see the oldest monuments in the world, the Giza Necropolis is considered one of the most sacred places during the time of ancient Egypt history, you will see the great pyramid of King Cheops who is called Khufu in the ancient Hieroglyphs. Your tour guide will take you on a trip back in time to discuss everything about the ancient Egyptian religion and how it affected ancient Egyptians almost all the incredible monuments they built were for the sake of the gods of ancient Egypt.
Move by your private vehicle to the high plateau to see the two pyramids of Chephren and Mycerinus, you can also enjoy an optional camel riding tour in Giza Pyramids to experience the feeling of the Sahara and its beauty.
Enter the Valley Temple of Chephren, the successor of King Cheops whose pyramid complex is the only complete among all the pyramids in Egypt, the Great Sphinx also within the complex was carved for the same king in a mythological figure of a man-headed lion, that signification ancient Egyptians used to symbolize that the king has both the authority and wisdom.
Continue the Coptic and Islamic Cairo tours by visiting the Citadel of Saladin, the Medieval fortification of Cairo built by the famous Sultan Saladin in the 12th century, get astonished by the huge towers, and visit one of the most beautiful mosques inside the citadel, the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha who was brought by the Ottoman Caliphate to get rid of the French expedition in Egypt by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Now its time for the informative Coptic Cairo tour, you will go to the famous location of Old Cairo to visit the Hanging Church that was constructed upon 2 towers of the Roman Fortress of Babylon, the church is a Coptic Orthodox church consisting of the main nave and two side aisles with the original pulpit in the middle. Continue exploring the area to visit the Synagogue of Ben Ezra which is considered of the most ancient Jewish temples in Egypt, and the Church of St. Sergius, known also as the cavern church that holds inside it the crypt where the baby Jesus Christ used to sit y his virgin mother Mary during their stay for 3 months in the area, as they were escaping from King Herod towards Egypt and stopped by many spots within the country in the early times of Christianity in Egypt.
You will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Enjoy your daily buffet breakfast and check out of the hotel to be transferred to Cairo International Airport or any other drop-off location. If we have sufficient time, you can book an amazing optional tour to Saqqara Necropolis to see the Step Pyramid of Djoser and the tombs of the nobles, and the ancient city of Memphis where you will see a lot of statues of King Ramses II of the new kingdom and the incredible alabaster sphinx of Memphis.
The end of your 3 Days Cairo Short Break During Easter
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch