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EGY - TOUR 4

Highlights
Sakkara step pyramids & tombs Great pyramids & the sphinx Hanging church, synagogue of Bin Ezra


Start driving from Alexandria port towards Cairo about 3 hours driving through the flat desert landscape to Africas largest city, Cairo. Upon arrival, you will proceed to the Giza Plateau to discover the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World, the Pyramids of Giza. It is here that three pharaohs, Cheops, his son Chephren and grandson Mykerinus, built great tombs to protect their mummified bodies in the afterlife. Free time will be taken for photos and for those wishing, to walk closer to the pyramids. You will then drive to the high western plateau for panoramic views and photo opportunities of the valley and all the pyramids below. Your next stop will at the guardian of the mortuary complex, the mysterious Sphinx. Carved out of a solid natural rock around 2650 B.C., the Sphinx has the head of a man, body of a lion; you will have free time for photos and to explore the area, you will have a break for lunch, then drive to You will tour the Coptic Cairo section which includes the Babylon Fortress, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other historical sites. It is believed that the Holy Family visited this area and the section was a stronghold for Christianity until the Islamic era. You will also visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue. According to local tradition, the Nile once flowed over the land the synagogue sits on, and there, in the reeds, baby Moses was found., Your last stop is the magnificent Egyptian Museum, the most important depository of Egyptian antiquities in the world. The museum is home to over 120,000 items, only a portion of which are in display in its more than 120 rooms. Your tour includes a visit to the King Tut gallery which includes the golden mask and items from the treasury. It does not include a visit to the Royal Mummy room. Following your tour, you will start driving back to the port, about 3 hours driving back

INCLUDING

1 day tour in Cairo with private guide
A/C Minivan
Mineral water
Security during the tour
An Egyptologist tour guide

EXCLUDING

The personal expenses
Entrance fees
Tips
The entrance to the solar boat museum & the mummy room


  • 2-3 Pax

    184 $

  • 4-5 Pax

    149 $

  • 6-10 Pax

    132 $

  • 11+ Pax

    120 $

Adult(s) Price (Total)