Pyramids and Cairo Highlights

Pyramids Cairo Highlights is one of the finest tailored holidays in Egypt our company is proud to offer. Although Pyramids Cairo Highlights is not that long, it offers the guests a marvelous chance to visit all the important monuments in Cairo and Alexandria.

Your Pyramids Cairo Highlights in Egypt will include visiting the most important pyramids in Egypt including the pyramids of Giza and Saqqara and a visit to explore the wonders of Memphis as well.

Is this enough for Cairo? Of course not! The guests will also visit the famous Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, and Khan El Khalili in order to have the most enjoyable time in their Pyramids Cairo Highlights holiday in Egypt.

Our beloved guests in Pyramids Cairo Highlights will also explore the wonders in Alexandria like the Library of Alexandria, the Roman Amphitheatre, and the Qaitbay Fort in the best-organized tour to Egypt which gives the guests the best out of their Pyramids Cairo Highlights vacation in Egypt.

We only deal with the best multilingual tour guides in Egypt featured with their high level of education, friendliness, the finest communication skills, and a long diverse experience in fulfilling all the requirements and desires of our beloved guests.

Pyramids Cairo Highlights we offer are neatly tailored to match the needs of all types of guests who travel to Egypt to enjoy their vacation in opulence and comfort. We use the most modern air-conditioned vehicles and only deal with the best hotels and resorts in Egypt.

Program Highlights:

Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx: One of the wonders of the ancient world that had been built more than 7,000 years ago by great kings, who ruled Egypt and managed to erect such a massive Empire with a very unique civilization that take the attention of many travelers around the world.
The ancient site of Sakkara: An ancient site erected by kings from Paharaonic Egypt. It was considered as the royal cemetery of the ancient Egyptian kings during the pre-dynastic periods and during the first epoch of the old kingdom. This awesome site has a very rare collection of royal tombs, this is besides the well-known Step Pyramid and its complex of king Djoser.
The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities: A highlight of Cairo tour and one of the most recommended sites to visit while you are in Cairo spending few days between the monuments of the city. It is located in the city center, very close to the Nile Cornish, inside the most famous Tahrir Square.
Citadel of Saladin: 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.

Program Itinerary:

Arrival 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

Giza 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

Mueum, 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

Islamic 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

Departure 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.

Tour Details

05 Days / 04 Nights
$295.00 Per Person in Double

Validity

From 01 May 2017

To 30 September 2017

Tour Notes

Single Supplement: 60%
Triple Reduction: $08.00 per person per package.
Departs: Daily from Cairo.
Accommodation: 4* Hotels.
Tour Guide: Included in all sites.

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Package 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.

Excludes

Entry visa to Egypt.

International flight tickets.

All personal expenses like laundry etc.

Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.

Any Optional tours may require.