After having your nice breakfast at your hotel, your accredited Egyptologist guide will meet you at the hotel to start your Egypt Travel Packages by touring the most impressive site in Egypt, beginning with the tour to Giza Pyramids, where you get to see:
The Great Pyramid of Cheops:
It was built by King Cheops during the fourth dynasty almost 4500 years ago and it is considered the uniquely remaining wonder of the old seven wonders of the ancient world. Your guide will explain to you the different hypotheses about how they built the pyramid anciently.
The middle pyramid of King Chephren:
The second pyramid in the Giza plateau has been built smaller than his father's pyramid respectively, but it looks bigger because it was built on a higher ground level by King Chephren.
The pyramid of King Mycerinus:
The smallest pyramid was constructed for the burial of one of the last pharaohs of the 4th dynasty, King Mycerinus who ended a great era of the building of the pyramids. Walk around the area of Giza Necropolis to traverse the most monstrous sphinx in Egypt.
The Great Sphinx of Giza:
which is carved into the rock taking the shape of a lion's body with a human´s head to signify both strength and intelligence. You will have sufficient time to ride a camel and take photos to remember these delightful Cairo day tours.
Continue your tour to the Egyptian Museum
which is located in Cairo Downtown and it was founded in 1902 to display the beautiful artifacts and masterpieces of ancient Egyptian pharaohs including the recently discovered tombs with all their magnificent gold and silver items, wooden coffins, sarcophagi, and papyri scrolls. More than 120,000 everyday life tools and accessories were used by ancient Egyptians, in addition to huge statues, and King Tutankhamun's golden collection.
You will then have lunch in a good quality restaurant and continue to enjoy the Coptic Cairo tour:
You will be transferred by your private guide and professional driver to this historic part which is famous by the name Coptic Cairo, which comprises the oldest churches in Coptic history in the Middle East. It is thought that the Holy Family took shelter in this area along with other areas in the Nile Valley while fleeing persecution.
We will take you to visit:
The Hanging Church:
This Church is dedicated to the Holy Virgin Mary and it is called in Arabic Al Moallaqa which is translated in English as the hanging or the suspended church because it has no foundations, and they built it on top of an old Roman fortress of Babylon.
Abu Serga Church:
Then you will walk a short distance to visit this amazing church, which is one of the oldest and most important churches in Egypt that marks the holy family visit to this area.
Finally, our Egyptologist guide will take you to see the ancient Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra:
It used to be a Coptic church then it was purchased by a Jewish man from Jerusalem who converted it into Synagogue bearing his name, then your friendly guide will take your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch