Cairo and The Red Sea Christmas Tours
Christmas is the perfect time to take an Egypt tours in Cairo and Sokhna two amazing cities with plenty to see and do. This Egypt travel packages will be fun and full of adventure, and it will also give you a chance to learn about Egypt’s rich history and culture. It’s the perfect break from your holiday celebrations!
You will see some of the most famous monuments in Cairo, including the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx, during your enchanting Egypt Christmas tours of Giza Pyramids and the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Museum. Additionally, you'll see a large collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts from all periods of Egyptian history, from the Old Kingdom up to the New Kingdom and the great development that took place during the 12th dynasty under the famous pharaoh Sesostris, all the way to the new kingdom which is the golden era during the 18th dynasty, 19th dynasty, and the 20th dynasty legendary kings and rulers of ancient Egypt like King Ramses II. This is a great opportunity to learn about some of Egypt's most famous kings and rulers.
Cairo and Sokhna During Xmas
The Pharaohs Amenhotep IV, Seti I, and Tutankhamun, and the powerful Queen Hatshepsut, are only visible during the Egyptian Museum tour. Travel during Egypt luxury tours to the beautiful tourist city overlooking the Red Sea and only 90 minutes drive away from Cairo, Ain El Sokhna to relax on the sandy beaches and get your eyes charmed by the beauty of the blue calm water at the end of your Cairo and the Red Sea Christmas Tours.
Being met and assisted upon arrival and departure by Cairo top tours.
Transports are done by private air-conditioned vehicles.
All sightseeing tours are done as mentioned in the itinerary.
A certified tour guide to accompany you through your Cairo day trips.
Lunch meals as mentioned in the Cairo and the Red Sea Christmas Tours itinerary.
Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo Pyramids Hotel including breakfast.
Accommodation for 1 night in El Ain Sokhna resorts on a full board basis.
Shopping tours in Cairo.
All taxes and service charges.
Any extras not mentioned in the Egypt day tours' itinerary.
Tipping is not included in the prices of the Cairo and Sokhna during Xmas.
We'll be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel. Our private air-conditioned car will take you there right away. Once you arrive, our Cairo and the Red Sea Christmas Tours itinerary will be revised to make sure that all of your Egypt classic tours are on schedule and if you have any additional items you'd like to see on your Egypt Xmas Tours.
If you have enough time, we offer an optional sound and light show at Giza pyramids. This show will give you a better understanding of Egypt's history, and will prepare you for tomorrow's tour of the Giza pyramids.
After having your 1st buffet breakfast at the hotel you will be met by your certified tour guide to start your private tours in Cairo by visiting the Giza Pyramids area. Your Giza Pyramids tour will make you passionate to know everything about the ancient Egyptian time, and your personal tour guide will do his best to cover all your questions throughout the tour while standing very close to the Great Pyramid of King Cheops the 146 meters high structure which was built during the old kingdom, exactly the fourth dynasty by one of the greatest kings of ancient Egypt.
King Cheops (Khufu) was the son of Snefru who also owns 4 impressive pyramids, and the father of Chephren who built the middle pyramid in Giza and still retains the outer casing at the top end, and also was the grandfather of Mycerinus who has the smallest yet not the less significance pyramid that you will see from the plateau while having an optional camel ride in Giza Pyramids to see the glory of this epic land, the land of the pharaohs.
Move down to see the Valley Temple of King Chephren where his royal corpse was mummified to be preserved for the afterlife, and the great statue of the Sphinx which resembles power and intelligence by being carved on the shape of a man-headed lion.
Move now to the necropolis of Saqqara, 200 years older than the Giza Necropolis that contains the Step Pyramid complex of King Djoser of the 3rd dynasty and the Pyramid of King Teti who ruled the country during the 6th dynasty before the beginning of the 1st intermediate period. See the fine ancient Egyptian art when you enter one of the tombs of the nobles, the tomb of Kagemni who was the vizier of Justice and was married to the daughter of King Teti.
Now we will move to the site where the most ancient capital of Egypt used to be found, now known as Mit Rahina and considered an open-air museum that houses a lot of interesting artifacts that date back to different epochs of ancient Egyptian history from the old kingdom, middle kingdom, and the new kingdom. See the alabaster sphinx of Memphis which is the second biggest among all the sphinxes in Egypt, and the gigantic statue of Ramses II who was one of the most important kings during the 18th dynasty.
Enjoy your lunch on our way back to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Today, and right after you finish your tasty breakfast at the hotel, you will be accompanied by your tour guide for an amazing Cairo city tour starting with the Islamic Cairo trips to the Cairo Citadel.
You will see the Medieval fortification of Cairo, Saladin Citadel which was built by the Sultan Saladin during the 12th century to fortify Cairo against any probable dangers during that time, Saladin recruited some mercenaries to be used in the Egyptian army, but very quickly they gained power, wealth, and the support of the people that thing that made them rule the country before Mohamed Ali Basha got rid of them in a very famous massacre known as the Citadel Massacre.
Talking about Mohamed Ali, his brilliant alabaster mosque is located inside the citadel and considered from the highest points in Cairo in which you can view the Giza Pyramids if the weather is clear.
Move now to Old Cairo to start the Coptic Cairo tour where you will get to see the earliest Christian churches in the history of Christianity, the holy family visited Egypt during their journey escaping from King Herod, this area is one of the spots they stayed in for almost 3-4 months according to historians. They took refuge in a crypt in which later a church was built above it called now the Church of Abu Serga, also you will see the Hanging Church that is built above 2 towers of the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon. At the end of your Coptic tours in Cairo, you will enter the Synagogue of Ben Ezra which is one of the oldest Jewish synagogues in the Middle East.
Enjoy your gourmet lunch before hitting the market of Khan El Khalili at the area known as Al Hussein in Cairo downtown. Al Hussein was the grandson of the Prophet of Islam, Mohamed (PBUH) and the area is full of old mosques from the 9th century along with lots of mausoleums of the companions and the family members of Prophet Mohamed. Enjoy your Cairo walking tour at the small alleys of Cairo and have a tasty tea-mint drink before being transferred back to your hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
We will be heading to the Red Sea Ain Sokhna today after checking out from the hotel, a 90-minute drive to arrive at the resort, and enjoy a pleasant time at the beach or swimming in the pool, have your buffet lunch served from 3:00 PM and dinner before the night show.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Check out from your hotel after breakfast and start the adventure at once, we will drive to the famous resort Porto Sokhna for almost 30 minutes to take the Cable Car (Teleferik) up Galala Mountain to enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in a fancy restaurant overlooking the Red Sea and the mountain view. Explore the mall at the resort and take amazing photos at the seaside before taking your vehicle back to Cairo and tell the driver where exactly you want to be dropped off in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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Egyptians celebrate Christmas with church services, family gatherings, festive meals, and often by exchanging gifts. You may also witness colorful decorations and lights in many cities.
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