Visit Egypt and explore our astonishing Egypt 3 days itinerary with a 2-nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel to witness the must-see sites in Cairo like the tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum tour in Cairo, the Coptic Cairo tour is on top of the things to do in Cairo while planning a tour to Egypt.
Price : 175.00 $
3 Days /2 Nights
Travel to Egypt and explore this amazing Egypt 3 days itinerary with 2 nights stay in a 5-star hotel to witness the main sites in Cairo within 3 days itinerary in Egypt like the tour to Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum tour in Cairo, the Coptic Cairo tour is on top of the things to do in Cairo while planning tours to Egypt.
This incredible short break in Cairo enables you to explore the amazing excursions in Cairo, the capital of Egypt with its remarkable archaeological sites like the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx which are considered landmarks for Egypt, but there's a lot to do here other than the Giza Pyramids tour, you can explore the Coptic heritage in Cairo which is considered as the most ancient place for Christianity in the world. See the golden collection of King Tutankhamen along with other artifacts inside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. While having a Cairo layover you can also enjoy our Cairo Day tours from the airport which made it easy for you to make use of your stopover in Cairo.
The Grand Egyptian Museum ( or the 1 billion dollar museum ) is located in Giza governorate not far from the Great pyramid and the sphinx. It is going to be one of the best things to do in Cairo as the largest museum in the whole world that displays the antiques of a single civilization like the great Pharaonic civilization. The new museum will be inaugurated soon in an international event that will be attended by the world's leaders and it is expected to be on top of things to do in Egypt's list!
Meet our Cairo Top Tours representative once you arrive at Cairo International Airport then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned vehicle, your tour leader will help you with the check-in procedures and review pick-up times for your 3 days itinerary in Egypt and any other optional excursions you would like to do within your Cairo short break.
In the evening, you will have the possibility to see the marvelous Sound and Light show in Giza Pyramids to see them beautifully illuminated at night with a very informative yet entertaining historical show spoken by the voice of the Great Sphinx, he will tell the story of Egypt history from the dawn of civilization to the time of Queen Cleopatra. You can organize this optional excursion directly with your tour leader.
Have a nice breakfast at the hotel then you will be ready to meet your personal authorized tour guide at the hotel lobby to start your tour to Giza pyramids. The Egyptologist guide will give you a historical introduction about Egypt on the way to the Giza Necropolis. When you arrive at the Giza plateau you will stand on the foot of the Great Pyramid of King Cheops which was built by the king during his reign 4500 years ago thanks to the prosperity Egypt achieved during that era, which is known as the golden era or the Pyramids building period that was characterized by gigantic structures built for the kings and rulers of Egypt to serve as burial tombs and also played a major role in enduring the pharaoh's name throughout history. From here, you will proceed to the higher plateau where you will see the second pyramid of King Chephren and you will have a scenic view of the whole Giza plateau including the pyramid of King Mycerinus with the 3 adjacent pyramidions for the burial of the queens while having a great opportunity for a camel riding tour in Giza Pyramids (optional excursion) and your Bedouin guide will capture breathtaking photos for you while holding the pyramid between your hands.
Continue now your Giza Pyramids tour by visiting the Valley Temple where the mummification process of the king took place as part of the funerary rituals, facing the temple, you will see the famous figure of a man-headed lion known worldwide as the Great Sphinx which stood for centuries as a guardian for the whole necropolis, the idea of sphinxes in ancient Egypt is to symbolize that the pharaoh king has both authority and wisdom over the kingdom of upper and lower Egypt, and it continued by many pharaohs not only for this biggest sphinx in Giza which was thought to be carved for King Chephren himself.
Your Cairo day tours will be resumed as you will see the biggest collection of Egyptian antiquities inside the Egyptian Museum in the heart of Cairo downtown, the building itself is considered a monument for being built from more than 200 years ago, you will witness an amazing mixture of artifacts that date back to different epochs from the predynastic period passing by the early times during the old kingdom, the middle kingdom and the new kingdom which is characterized by the presence of the most famous pharaohs like King Ramses II, Tutankhamen, and Queen Hatshepsut. But the most interesting among the displays are those that were found in the early 1900s for the golden king Tutankhamen. The golden collection includes a huge sarcophagus, chairs, jewelry, and the golden mask of the child king.
Have an informative Coptic Cairo tour afterward, you will be transferred by your private vehicle to the area known as Old Cairo where you'll see the most ancient churches in the history of Christianity. The area mostly built on the ruins of the Roman fortress of Babylon, some spots were blessed by the residence of the Holy family like the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary, which is suspended on two towers of the fortress, along with the Church of Saint Sergius, and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra, where it is believed that the basket of Prophet Moses was taken from, the Synagogue once was a Christian church but Ben Ezra bought it after the Christians offered it for sale as a result of the heavy taxes they were suffering from. Enjoy your lunch in a good quality restaurant during or after you finish your Cairo trips.
Then you will be transferred back to your hotel or if you would like to book one of our night excursions in Cairo like the Cairo by-night tour of an entertaining Nile cruise dinner in Cairo for 2 hours.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transfer to Cairo International airport after having a delicious breakfast in your hotel, you will catch your flight back home and this will be the end of our services. We hope you enjoyed your Egypt 3 days itinerary and you will choose Cairo Top Tours as your option next time you have a tour in Egypt.
Breakfast is included
Check also our variety of Egypt excursions and book the most budget tours in Egypt if you're having a 1-day layover in Cairo to have a direct trip from Cairo airport to the pyramids from our range of day tours from Cairo airport or if you have enough time to try our Egypt Tours Packages. You can browse our website for the best of Egypt tours and Egypt day trips along with the Shore excursions in Egypt which we can handle perfectly to make your Cairo day trip from Alexandria port easy and fun. Travel from Cairo to Siwa Oasis as our Egypt day tours also offer Cairo transit tours and the best-organized tours from Cairo airport.
|Silver accommodation: Cairo Pyramids hotel|
|Solo||350 $||365 $|
|Double||205 $||220 $|
|Triple||175 $||185 $|
|Golden accommodation: Steigenberger Pyramids hotel|
|Solo||460 $||480 $|
|Double||260 $||270 $|
|Triple||218 $||230 $|