10 Pyramids and Fayoum desert safari 5 day tour from Cairo

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Duration 5 Days
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Day 1
  1. - Getting to know Egypt
Day 2
  1. - Tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza
Day 3
  1. - Optional tour
Day 4
  1. - Desert and Oasis of Fayoum tour
Day 5
  1. - Free day in Cairo

Full Description

Cairo 5 day tour package with a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, and a full day desert safari trip to Fayoum oasis and the Valley of the whales.

Getting to know Egypt

Arrival in Cairo. Meet the driver and transfer to a 4* hotel on BB basis, double room accommodation is available. Single room supplement will be extra. Free time at leisure. In the evening you can do optional activities such as Evening Nile cruise with dinner and Oriental show or watch Pyramids Sound and Light show. Free evening and overnight at the hotel.

Great Pyramids of Giza tour

After breakfast at the hotel our English speaking guide will meet you and take to the pyramids tour.
On this day you will visit the following sights:
- Great Sphinx of Giza
- The Great Pyramid of Giza
- Sightseeing tour of the plateau with stops for photography
- In the afternoon, lunch in town at a local restaurant
- Optional felucca ride on the Nile (local boat with a sail or motor)
- Shopping during the day is available
- Excursion to Cairo Egyptian Museum

After excursion return to your hotel. Overnight in the hotel.

Cairo tour of your choice

On this day you can choose to go to Saqqara and visit :
Saqqara Tomb and Step pyramid
Serapeum of Saqqara - extra charge
Pyramid of Theti and Pyramid of Unas
Pyramids in Dashur
Bent Pyramid and Red Pyramid

Alternatively you can visit Islamic Cairo and its attractions:
- Cairo Citadel
- Mosque of Muhammad Ali
- Al-Nasir Muhammad Mosque
- Ibn Tulun Mosque and the Guy Anderson Museum

Walk through Old Cairo and visit old Coptic churches. Lunch in town at a local restaurant during the day and return to Cairo after the tour. Overnight at your hotel.

Desert safari to Fayoum oasis

After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the oasis of Fayoum. This is the closest oasis to Cairo, located just 100 kilometers from Cairo. We will have a tour to the desert around the oasis and visit the following natural attractions:

- Whale Valley, here the remains of ancient fossil whales are located in the desert for 4 km
- Wadi al-Rayyan valley, which has the only waterfalls in Egypt.
- We'll walk through the valleys and ride the boards on the dunes.
- Jeep tours to the Magic Lake, where you can swim on a hot summer day.
- A stop at the Wadi al-Rayyan waterfalls.

After the tour we will go to Tunis village for shopping and lunch (if we did not have it in the camp) in a local restaurant and see the local artisans and their products, mostly pottery. Afterwards we will drive back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.

Free day in Cairo

Breakfast at hotel, free time until 12 o'clock. Check out the hotel at 12 noon. Scheduled transfer to the airport.

  • Transfer from Cairo airport to the hotel
  • 4 nights in a 4* hotel in Cairo on BB
  • Entrance tickets: Pyramids of Giza, Cairo Museum
  • Entry fees on the second day of Cairo tour
  • English speaking guide in Cairo for 2 days
  • Lunch in Cairo in a local restaurant for 2 days
  • Transfer to Fayoum oasis by car
  • 4x4 safari in the desert
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Fayoum or in the camp
  • Transfer to Cairo airport
  • Egyptian visa $25
  • Drinks at the restaurant during lunch
  • Nile felucca ride
  • Lake boat ride in Fayoum
  • Entrance inside the pyramids and paid tomb
  • English speaking guide on Fayoum tour

What to take with you
  • Documents
  • Bottle of water
  • Cash

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Published: 09 May 2024 Last update: 09 May 2024