Cairo "Giza Plateau, Egyptian Museum, and Islamic Cairo"
Our Egypt Tailor Made representative will be waiting you at your hotel's lobby, then he will pick you up by an air conditioned vehicle to Hurghada airport to catch your flight towards Cairo.
Upon arrival, our Egypt Tailor Made Tour Guide will meet you at the airport holding a sign with your name , after that you will be transferred by air conditioned vehicle towards Giza Plateau
to visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops
, and Menkaure
which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx
). The Great Pyramid of King Cheops
is the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still standing today, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list.
Then stop for lunch by one of the local restaurant with Nile river view
After that, you are going to continue your journey through the history starting with the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
which is located in Down Town. It was built in 1902 and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 120,000 masterpieces) dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon.
Then moving to "Islamic Cairo" and taking a walking tour in the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which is considered as an open air museum for Terrific Islamic Buildings which are decorated with different patterns and paints, then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar
which is one of Cairo's main attractions. The district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs, after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period, and now it becomes a bazaar where you will find many souvenirs shops, coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area.
After finishing the tour you will be transferred by an air conditioned vehicle to Giza railway station to catch the sleeper train towards Luxor, and overnight stay onboard the train.