One day excursion to Cairo by a local Go Bus will let you discover the main historical sites of the city including the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the River Nile.
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|01:00 am||Pick up in the early morning from your Sharm el Sheikh hotel.|
|01:15 am||Transfer to a public bus station.|
|02:00 am||Drive by a local bus to Cairo around 9 hours.|
|09:00 am||In Cairo visit to the National Egyptian Museum.|
|12:00 am||Optional Nile boat ride.|
|13:00 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 local bus station.|
|19:00 pm||Back to Sharm el Sheikh.|
|02:00 am||Our representative will meet you and drive back to the hotel.|
Our day will start early in the morning. OUr representative will pick up you from your hotel reception and transfer to local bus station where you will catch a public bus to Cairo. The journey may take up to 10 hours. Our English speaking guide will be waiting for you upon arrival in Cairo at the bus station. Transfer to Egyptian Museum.
Let's start our day with The National Egyptian Museum visit. 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 Tut Anch Amun collection. We will spend around 2,5 hours in the museum.
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 take us to the restaurant which is situated at the Nile river bank.
Lunch will be offered in local restaurant and you can choose between options available. 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.
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 van.
At the end of the tour our guide will drive you to the bus station to catch your local bus back to Sharm el Sheikh. Upon arrival in Sharm el Sheikh our rep will meet you and transfer back to your hotel.