|05:00||Pick up from Sharm El Sheikh hotels.|
|06:00||Fly to Cairo.|
|09:00||Visit to the Egyptian museum.|
|11:00||Nile boat ride.|
|13:00||Visit to the Great Pyramid of Giza.|
|14:00||Visit to Egyptian Pyramids.|
|15:00||Visit to Sphinx.|
|16:00||Time for Shopping.|
|19:00||Return flight to Sharm El Sheikh.|
|20:00||Transfer back to Sharm El Sheikh hotels.|
The Distance from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo about 500 KM, The flight to Cairo will take around 50 minutes from Sharm El Sheikh airport to Cairo international airport. The drive from the airport to the National Egyptian museum takes about 40 minutes and the drive to the pyramids takes around one hour.
Start our day with visiting of The National Egyptian Museum. The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen. The present building of the museum constructed by a French architect is situated in Tahrir Square and is already more than 100 years old. We will discover three main collections of the museum such as Old kingdom, Middle kingdom, New kingdom plus king Tutankhamun collection. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.
After the museum visit we will take 45 minutes boat ride into Nile river. 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 take us to the restaurant which is situated at the Nile river bank.
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?
The trip also covers 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
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 van.
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.
Yes, it is one of the most popular activities you can do while you are on holiday in Sharm El Sheikh. Many tours operators run day trips to Pyramids from Sharm El Sheikh either by plane or by bus or by a private car.
For Cairo/Alexandria tours we recommend dressing cotton/linen clothes with long sleeves and long trousers in summer. Hat is a must in summer. In winter a jacket in the evening may require especially in Alexandria.
The flight to Cairo from Sharm el Sheikh is as a rule at 06:00 am and be back at 20:00 pm from Cairo airport.