On your first day in Cairo, we'll take you on a private day excursion to the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx . Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8 a.m.
Your first stop will be the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is the biggest and oldest pyramid in the Giza pyramid complex. The Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops are alternate names for it. It is the oldest and only complete survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Your first stop on your Egypt tour will be the Great Pyramid of Giza—one of the most famous and impressive ancient structures in the the Giza pyramid complex. The Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops on of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This amazing monument is a fascinating and impressive site, and it is an excellent place to start your tour in Giza Complex.
We'll head over to the Pyramid of Chephren next. This pyramid, the second tallest and largest of the three ancient Egyptian pyramids at Giza, is home to the tomb of Fourth-Dynasty pharaoh Khafre (Chefren), who ruled between 2558 and 2532 BC. After that, we'll head to the Pyramid of Mykerinus.
We'll also visit the King Chephren Valley Temple. This will give you a better view of the Great Sphinx, a legendary guardian that watches over a large burial complex and has a lion body and the head of king Chephren atop it. Then, we'll go on a camel ride close to the Giza Pyramids.
Second, we'll visit The Egyptian Museum, which houses a priceless collection of more than 250,000 real artefacts dating back 5000 years. Additionally, there is a dedicated display for Tutankhamen there, which showcases a variety of artefacts, jewellery, and gold that were uncovered in 1920 during the excavation of his tomb.
We will drive to the Saladin Citadel, which Salah al-Din constructed in 1183 AD as a defence against Crusader forces. It is now a historically preserved area with mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha. It is renowned for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo.
You will have lunch in a Egyptian restaurant.
Next, head to Old Cairo to explore some of Cairo's most famous landmarks, like the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga, one of the first Coptic churches in the city.
If you visit Khan el-Khalili, you'll enjoy one of the oldest and most fascinating markets in the Middle East. You'll explore the confusing maze of passages that has been the center of commerce in Cairo for centuries.
Back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight