Nile cruise with Romantic dinner
The main high-light of this tour is evening cruise on a floating 5* hotel where you can enjoy with open buffet dinner and then watch Oriental show including belly dancer performance, traditional tanura show and more. Sail along the Nile for a couple of hours, enjoy night city and the atmosphere.
Before we explore Cairo
Our day will start with early pick up from your hotel between 04:45 am and 05:15 am depending on your hotel location. We do pick up from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh so you do not need to worry about it just wait for our representative on the time scheduled in your invoice. We will pick up you and transfer by a/c van to Sharm el Sheikh International Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Flight to Cairo will take around 50 minutes. Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you upon arrival outside the main arrival hall of Cairo airport with the sign "Sharm-club.com". After all people in your group are collected you will make your way to Cairo down town passing by on the way many interesting places.
National Egyptian Museum collections
Our first stop will be at The National Egyptian Museum. The present building of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities was constructed by a French architect Marcel Dourgnon in the neo-classical style more than 100 years ago. It contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history and houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities as well as the major treasures of King Tutankhamen tomb, which was discovered on 4th November 1922 by Howard Carter. We will discover three main collections of the museum such as Old kingdom, Middle kingdom, New kingdom plus king Tut Anch Amun collection. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.
Felucca ride along the Nile
After the museum visit we will take 45 minutes Nile boat ride. The activity is optional and costs 10£ per person. If you do not want to participate you can wait for the rest of the group in the bus. We will enjoy with the sailing along the Nile, warm breeze and panoramic views of the city. Amazing pictures from the Nile are guaranteed. The boat will drive us to the restaurant which is situated at the Nile river bank.
Lunch will be offered in TGI Fridays on set menu basis, but you can choose between options available plus dessert. You can choose either fish or chicken. We’d recommend choosing chicken as the portion will be bigger. Kindly note that drinks are not included in the cost of your lunch, so if you want to order something refreshing there will be an extra charge.
The Great Pyramid of Cheops & the area
After lunch we will cross the Nile and move to Giza Plateau to explore the area and to discover one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great pyramid of Cheops! Do you know that the Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only survived wonder from the seven wonders of the ancient world! Also we will have a look at other pyramids of the area: the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus, as well as small pyramids of the queens. We will enter to a tomb of workers recently discovered at the plateau and finally end our tour at Sphinx and its valley temple. Do you know that Sphinx was buried in sand for most of his existence?
At the end of the day we will get a chance for shopping in the area around the Pyramids. Visit of papyrus institute, perfume palace or cotton fabric will be available. If you do not want to shop, you can wait for the rest of your group in the bus.
At the end of the program we will drive you to Cairo Airport to catch your flight back to Sharm el Sheikh. Our rep will meet you upon arrival in Sharm el Sheikh Airport and transfer back to your hotel.
To visit Cairo either by plane or coach you do need to obtain a Full Visa of Egypt.
There are 2 kinds of visa you can get upon arrival in Egypt, Sharm-el-Sheikh.
1st kind is a free zone of Gulf of Aqaba & Saint Catherine visa, you get in the airport upon your arrival.
It is a stamp you get when passing passport control and it is free of charge for any nationality. This visa covers the following areas of Sinai: Sharm-el-Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba, Taba & St. Catherine..
2nd kind is a full visa of Egypt. This visa you can buy in Sharm-el-Sheikh airport upon your arrival. It costs 25$ per person. It is a special sticker you put in your passport and pass passport control with it..
The following tours do need a full visa of Egypt: Cairo by air & Luxor by air / Cairo by coach
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Nile cruise with Romantic dinner & the show takes 2 hours.
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As it is an open buffet you can find the following: rice, potatoes with tomatoes sauce, chicken or cofta (kind of beef), different kinds of green salads, cucumbers and tomatoes, pickled vegetables (especially salted lemon) and some kinds of national dressings such as takhina (made of sesame). Please note that as a rule fish is not offered. Western and Eastern sweets are also on offer.
Any kind of soft drinks, juices or water are not included in meal so that you have to order it yourself with extra charge.
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