Cairo overnight excursion by flight

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Great Sphinx at the Pyramids

Price 246

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Pick up 05:00 AM
Duration 2 Days
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  1. Great Sphinx of Giza
  2. Egyptian pyramids
  3. Egyptian Museum
  4. The Great Pyramid of Giza
  5. Cairo Citadel
  6. Mohammed Ali Mosque
  7. Coptic Cairo
  8. Fort Babylon

  • 05:00 am - Pick up in the early morning from your Sharm el Sheikh hotel.
  • 05:15 am - Transfer to the airport.
  • 06:00 am - Catch your 50 minutes flight to Cairo
  • 09:00 am - Visit to the National Egyptian Museum.
  • 12:00 pm - Optional Nile boat ride.
  • 12:30 pm - Lunch in a local restaurant.
  • 14:00 pm - Giza plateau exploration. Famous pyramids, workers tombs and the Sphinx.
  • 15:00 pm - Optionally enter any of the 3 pyramids which will be open to public.
  • 16:00 pm - Papyrus fabric, perfume palace or cotton shop.
  • 17:00 pm - Transfer to the hotel.
  • 20:00 pm - Free evening or optional Sound and Light show at the Pyramids.
  • 08:00 am - Transfer to the Citadel
  • 09:00 am - Visit to Salah el Din Citadel with Alabaster mosque
  • 12:00 am - Visit to the Old Cairo quarters
  • 14:30 pm - Lunch in the city in a local restaurant
  • 16:00 pm - Transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Sharm el Sheikh
  • 17:00 pm - Flight back to Sharm el Sheikh
  • 18:30 pm - Our representative will meet you and drive back to the hotel.

Full Description

Overnight air excursion to Cairo from Sharm el Sheikh to discover the Pyramids & Sphinx, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and Step Pyramid of Saqqara, to wander in Old Cairo and visit Alabaster mosque of Muhammed Ali at the citadel.

Cairo historical sites

During two days excursion to Cairo we will explore Giza Plateau and its famous Pyramids, come inside the workers tomb and wander in the Valley Temple of the Great Sphinx, next day we can visit Saqqara and its Step Pyramid built by king Josser or go to Islamic quarters of Cairo and discover the Citadel of Saladdin and a beautiful Alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali.

On the way to Cairo

We do pick up from any hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. Pick up from your hotel as per the time stated in your invoice and transfer by a/c van to Sharm el Sheikh International Airport. Flight to Cairo will take 50 minutes. Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you upon arrival outside the main arrival hall of Cairo airport with the sign "". From the airport we will go to Cairo downtown to explore the Egyptian museum of Antiquities.

National Egyptian Museum

In the Museum we will discover not only its main collections of Old kingdom, Middle kingdom, New kingdom but also a world famous collection of King Tutankhamen with its golden mask and sarcophagi. The building of the museum is a historical monument itself already, built more than 100 years ago by a French architect. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen. 120 000 pieces are exhibited there and we will visit all those collections. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.

Felucca ride & Lunch time

After the Museum exploration let’s enjoy 45 minutes Nile felucca ride along the Nile. The boat will bring us directly to the restaurant where we will have lunch. Lunch will be offered in a local restaurant on set menu basis where you can choose between options available: chicken or fish plus dessert.

Giza Plateau and the Pyramids

After the lunch we will continue our tour and move to Giza to discover one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient World: The great pyramid of Cheops! We will visit other pyramids of the area as well: the pyramid of Chephren and the pyramid of Mycerinus. We will end up our tour in Pyramids area after visiting Sphinx and its valley temple.

Shopping time & optional activities

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.

At the end of the first day we will drive you to The Oasis hotel, 4* on BB basis, where you will spend a night. Optionally in the evening you can do Nile Cruise & Dinner with Tanura show and belly dance on a floating hotel or Watch Sound & Light show at the Pyramids.

Citadel of Saladdin Visit

Next day after the breakfast in your hotel let's move to Cairo Citadel and the area around.

Tour in Old Cairo

Have lunch in a local restaurant in the city and continue the tour in Old Cairo where many old churches such as "Hanging” church, St. Sergio church and St. Barbara church are located. Jewish temple - synagogue of Ben Ezra, Amr Ibn Al Aas mosque - the 1st mosque ever built in Egypt and Roman fort – Babylon are also on the site. All these monuments you will find in one place.

Back to Sharm el Sheikh

At the end of the day we will transfer you to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight to Sharm el Sheikh. Our rep will meet you in Sharm el Sheikh Airport and transfer to your hotel.

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  • All transfers by a/c van in Sharm el Sheikh & Cairo
  • Pick up & drop off in Sharm el Sheikh
  • Return flight tickets Sharm/Cairo/Sharm
  • Hotel accommodation in 4* The Oasis hotel in Cairo
  • Entrance fees to the National Egyptian museum and the pyramids
  • Sphinx and the valley temple entrance fees
  • Citadel entrance fees
  • Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide for 2 days
  • Lunch for 2 days as per the program
  • Tipping
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch
  • Nile boat ride in Cairo
  • Entrance inside the pyramids
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Breakfast box from your hotel reception
  • Extra cash
  • Hat & Sun-glasses
  • Water

Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
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