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Pyramids, Citadel, Sphinx, Sakkara and Egyptian Museum Tour

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05 Days / 04 Nights
Availability : Sept. 2020 – April 2021
Cairo
Cairo
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Many travelers who tour the Middle East prefer to visit two destinations in one trip in order to make use of already being in the region and paying for the flight tickets from their homeland to Middle East.

This wonderfully tailored travel package gives the guests the chance to visit two of the most remarkable and interesting countries in the region of the Middle East; Egypt and Jordon.

Pyramids, ancient Egyptian monuments, Nile Cruises journey, Pharaonic Temples, Sharm El Sheikh beaches, Saint Catherine Monastery, Aqaba beaches, Petra , and a camp in Wadi Rayan. These are the keywords of this fantastic tours.

The guests will begin this marvelous tour in Egypt by spending three nights in Cairo to explore the most remarkable places in the Egyptian capital including the Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Memphis, Saladin Citadel, Khan El Khalili, and the Egyptian Museum.

The next stage of this holiday in Egypt would be to visit the breathtaking  temple of Abu Simbel, simply the most charming ancient Egyptian monument ever erected.

The guests will then enjoy spending four nights in one of the best Nile Cruise ships in Egypt that sail from Aswan to Luxor. These ships are superb and enjoyable for all the family members to sail down the Nile, enjoy the sun deck, watch the magnificent views of the River Nile, and participate in parties and competitions at night.

The Nile Cruise journey will also include a perfectly chosen schedule to explore all the notable monuments in Luxor, Aswan, and even between the two charming cities. The visits would include The High Dam,  the Temple of Philae, the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut , the Colossi of Memnon, the Temple of  Luxor, the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, and The Temple of Kom Ombo  and the Temple of  Edfu between these two amazing cities.

Now it would be time for more fun enjoying the most amazing beaches of the city of Sharm El Sheikh, the city of peace and the most popular Egyptian resort. We will be also exploring the Monastery of Saint Catherine and climb the Moses Mountain.

Now is the time to tour Jordon and discovering the secrets of a country rich in its history and various monuments. Our visits in Jordon will include spending a night and a day in Aqaba to enjoy the beach and the mood of this magical Red Sea Coastal city.

We will be exploring the desert of Wadi Rum, camp in the desert at night, have a BBQ party, and enjoy a Bedouin party. The guests will also have the chance to visit monuments like Little Petra , the Shobek Castle, the Kerak Castle in one superb vacation in Jordon.

Do you love ancient history, monuments, pyramids, the most amazing beaches of the Red Sea, Petra, and many other historical sites in Jordon?? If your answer is YES, so please never miss the chance to book this great vacation in Egypt and Jordon.

Price Includes

  • 04 nights’ accommodation in Cairo – on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.
  • Meet and assist by our Professional English-speaking representatives.
  • Entrance fees to all the indicated historical sites, temples, museums, etc.
  • Professional English-speaking Egyptologists in all the indicated historical sites.
  • Lunch meals at local restaurants during the tour in Cairo only.
  • Complimentary Local SIM Card for using within Egypt for local calls, messages, etc.
  • All transfers by private A-C vehicles with qualified drivers.

Price Excludes

  • Entry visa to Egypt.
  • International flight tickets.
  • All personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.
  • Any Optional tours may require.
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival to Cairo (No Meals)

Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport, you will be met with GAT Tours’ representative, your best friend for the coming few days, who will help you in passing the passport control and collecting your luggage. Then, you’ll be transferred by private Air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Cairo. On arrival to the hotel, we will check in within few minutes! Later on, you will receive your room keys and proceed to your nice room to have some rest before the beginning of your awesome tour in Cairo.
Overnight in Cairo

Day 2Giza Pyramids, Sakkara & Memphis (Breakfast & Lunch)

After breakfast, you will be met with our professional Egyptologist who will join you today in order to add more amazement to your trip. Your unique tour in Cairo starts with the Pyramids of Giza, the most popular monument in the world. Constructed around 2500 BC as the necropolis of the kings of the forth dynasty, there is the pyramid of Cheops or the Grand Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the smaller pyramid of Menkaure, and the marvelous Sphinx constructed with a body of a lion and the head of a human to guard the pyramids from any threats.
Our next stop will be to Saqqara, the royal burial site of the 3rd dynasty of the Old Kingdom in Egypt and one of the richest archeological places in Egypt with treasures being discovered until today. The highlight and the centerpiece of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the oldest surviving stone monument in the whole world and the first proper pyramid to ever be constructed in Egypt in the 27th century BC. This would be a marvelous chance to understand the evolution of the pyramids building in ancient Egypt. The step pyramid is considered to be one of the most important landmarks of pyramids construction in Egypt.

Later on, we will have a short break for lunch at local restaurant in Cairo. After lunch, we will visit Memphis, the first capital of unified Egypt. Established in 32nd century BC by King Narmer after he unified Upper and Lower Egypt. The city served as the seat of the government until the 22nd century. However, all the displayed exhibited in the open-air museum we will explore today belong to the New Kingdom with the highlights being the amazing Colossi of Ramses II, the alabaster sphinx, and many other statues and items.

After this amazing tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel for rest and refresh. Evening time is free at leisure on your own, so you can relax at the hotel or you can go for an optional tour in Cairo to enjoy your night.

Overnight in Cairo

Day 3Mueum, Citadel & Old Cairo (Breakfast & Lunch)

Energizing breakfast at your hotel. Today we are going to drive towards the city center of Cairo, the down town, in order to visit the most unique attractions located there! Our first visit of the day will be to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the largest museum in the world with a huge collection of displays dating back to various periods of the ancient Egyptian history with the highlights being the golden exhibits of Tutankhamen, the mummies’ hall, large impressive reliefs, statues, and many other fascinating items.
Our next visit of the day will be to the Citadel, constructed in the 10th century by Saladin to protect Egypt and became the residence of the rulers of Egypt for a period that lasted more than seven centuries. The citadel itself is one of the most impressive medieval fortresses and it contains many remarkable monuments like the famous Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Mosque of El Nasser Mohamed, and many interesting museums. This is besides offering the guests amazing panoramic views of the city of Cairo.

We will then have a short break for lunch at local restaurant in Cairo, so you can taste the wonderful Egyptian food. After lunch we will proceed to Old Cairo area, a part in the Egyptian capital that hosts some of the most interesting Coptic monuments in the country. We will start our Coptic tour by visiting the Hanging Church, first established in the 5th century and one of the most important historical churches in Egypt. Our next visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Abu Serga Church, believed to be constructed where the holy family rested at the end of their journey, it was constructed in the 7th century. Our last visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Church of Saint Mary, an orthodox church, built during the 5th century, restored and rebuilt many times afterwards.

After this amazing tour in Cairo, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cairo for check in, rest and refresh. Evening time is free at leisure in order to relax at the hotel, or you can seize the chance and go for an optional tour in Cairo to enjoy your night.

Overnight in Cairo

Day 4Islamic Cairo Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)

Breakfast at your hotel. We will then drive towards Islamic Cairo area, where the impressive mosques, Schools, hospital and the old houses! We begin our visits of the day by exploring the monuments in the El Muizz Street, one the richest sections with Islamic monuments. Our visit stop will be in Bab El Fetouh, one of the historical gates of Cairo which was constructed in the 11th century.
Our next visit will be to the El Hakim Mosque, constructed in the 11th century as one of the largest and most remarkable historical mosques in Egypt. We will then visit El Aqmar Mosque, a wonderful Fatimid mosques in Egypt featured with its marvelous stone decoration at its entrance.

We will afterwards have a walk in El Hussein district, where we will admire the mosque of El Hussein from outside and view all the wonders in the area. Later on, we will have our lunch meal at local restaurant in El Hussein district, where we will enjoy the Egyptian food!

After this awesome day tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel for rest and refresh. Evening time is free at leisure for relaxing at the hotel, or you can go for an optional tour in Cairo to enjoy your night.

Overnight in Cairo

Day 5Departure from Cairo (Breakfast)

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you’ll be met with GAT Tours’ Representative, who will transfer you by private Air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo Airport in order to catch your international flight from Egypt after spending few days exploring the highlights of Cairo.

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