Enjoy your 3-day short break in Cairo to take as much time as you can to explore the pyramids of Giza, Saqqara and Memphis on the first day and then discover the Egyptian Museum and the Cairo Citadel at the end of your Cairo city breaks !
Price : 260.00 $
3 Days /2 Nights
Now it's your opportunity to meet your lifetime dream and travel to Egypt by reserving our 3 Days Cairo Short Break. You will see the majestic Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, as well as all the different popular monuments in the city of Cairo during your Cairo Short Breaks that match every taste, explore the ancient Egyptian places, and the Old mosques of Islamic Cairo along with the informational Coptic Cairo tour. See the Nile River during the 5-stars accommodation with this 3 days Cairo City Breaks among our range of Travel Packages in Egypt!
Cairo Top Tours is inviting you to relish a lot of entertaining and archeological things to see in Cairo, as we organize some of the best trips that cover most of the important things to see in Cairo in one day, as our guides help you see and enjoy at least 10 Things to see in Cairo, Egypt possesses a diverse heritage that includes a lot of things to see in old Coptic Cairo, things to see in Islamic Cairo and also Giza pyramids private tour.
You will be met and welcomed by Cairo Top Tours representative upon arrival at Cairo international airport, then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by a special air-conditioned vehicle, your tour leader will assist you with smooth check-in procedures and review pick-up times for your 3 Days Cairo Short Break and any other optional excursions in Cairo that you would like to book within your Cairo City Breaks.
Start your Cairo Day tours right after you finish your delicious breakfast at the hotel, meet your accredited tour guide and begin with the tour to Giza Pyramids at the area where the greatest pyramids in Egypt rising in brilliance, the Great Pyramid of King Cheops, his son Chephren and the last one relates to the grandson known as Mycerinus. The pyramid of Cheops stands at a height of 146 meters and 230 meters long at each side built by the son of King Snefru who was the founder of the fourth dynasty and owner of 4 important pyramids. Take as much time as you can while your tour guide describes for you the most significant stories happened that made the ancient Egyptian kings decide to construct the pyramids, then we will go to the plateau where you will have a full view of the entire Giza Pyramids area and this will be a great chance enjoying an optional camel ride in Giza Pyramids.
Visit the Valley Temple and the Great Sphinx inside the funerary complex of King Chephren, the mummification temple was built to perform the rituals known as the opening of the mouth, we will transfer the sphinx through a passageway to stand very close to the great statue of a man headed lion that was cut from the bedrock in a figure of a guardian. Your tour guide will also explain to you the logic behind the idea of sphinxes in ancient Egypt.
Have your delightful lunch served in one of the most beautiful restaurants overlooking the pyramids then we will continue your Cairo excursions to visit Saqqara necropolis, the area that holds the first example of stone pyramids, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser that was built by the genius architect Imhotep. The pyramid is composed of 6 mastabas or steps, see also the ruins of the heb-sed court where the king renewed his sovereignty over the kingdom.
We have the possibility to enter the pyramid of King Teti and one of the tombs of the nobles in Saqqara, the tomb of Kagemni who was one of the relatives of the 6th dynasty King Teti, the tomb has a great compilation of animals and offerings scenes of a very well-preserved colors condition.
Your next station will be where the ancient city of Memphis was, the first capital of Egypt which is now known as Mit Rahina to visit the open-air museum with many artifacts and statues for King Ramses II and the alabaster sphinx of Memphis.
You will be transported back to your hotel after completing your first day's Cairo trips.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
You will have your delicious breakfast in the early morning before starting your Cairo excursions, today we will have an amazing Egyptian Museum tour for 2 hours before exploring the greatest Islamic Cairo trips to the Citadel of Saladin.
Transfer by your private air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo downtown, specifically the famous Tahrir Square to witness the greatest collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities all over the world, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities contains more than 120,000 artifacts outside and inside the museum which is composed of 2 floors housing exhibits from different eras of Egypt history. Take your time discovering the Royal Mummies Room (extra ticket required) but there are lots of mummies exhibited outside the room as well. The special collection of King Tutankhamen and the funerary collection of Yuya and Tuya is among the most interesting displays inside the museum.
Transfer now to the Citadel of Saladin with its glorious towers and walls, you will visit the citadel and the alabaster mosque inside, which was built by Mohamed Ali in 1805 taking the Turkish architectural style, while the citadel itself was constructed in the 12th century by Saladin Al Ayyubi to fortify Cairo against any danger.
You will be transferred to the airport or any other demanded location in Cairo after you finish your tours in Cairo.
End of your 3 Days Cairo Short Break
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
|Silver accommodation: Cairo Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
|Solo||499 $||525 $|
|Double||305 $||320 $|
|Triple||260 $||275 $|
|Golden Accommodation: Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
|Solo||595 $||625 $|
|Double||360 $||375 $|
|Triple||320 $||340 $|