Cairo "Giza Plateau, Egyptian Museum, and Islamic Cairo"
Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will be waiting for you next to the exit door holding a sign with your name to pick you up from the port. Then, he will escort you by an air conditioned vehicle to Cairo " The journey takes around 3 hours’ drive" to visit 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.
Optional: Pyramids Sound & Light Show:
At the evening, Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will pick you up to attend the Sound & Light Show where you will watch the great light and sound are bringing the Sphinx
and the Pharaohs to life again telling us about their history and great civilization . The Show depicts the story of building the pyramids and telling the story of great figures of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs like King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti
Or: Nile Dinner Cruise:
At the evening, Our Egypt Tailor Made representative will transfer you by air conditioned vehicle to enjoy a Nile River dinner cruise
aboard one of elegant cruising restaurants sailing the world's longest waterway. "For 2 hours" You can expect first-class service during your evening dinner Nile cruise, sailing past Cairo's illuminated skyline while you enjoy your dinner. Following dinner is live entertainment provided by a spectacular belly-dancing and oriental show.
Our Egypt Tailor Made tour guide will escort you by air conditioned vehicle to enjoy a relaxing experience on one of the Felucca
boats on the surface of the longest River in the World "The Nile”. Enjoy the magnificent view of Cairo from the felucca
boat during the night time, or at sunset time from the felucca
. We can also arrange your birthday party while sailing on the Nile.
After finishing the tour you will be transferred to hotel to check in and stay in Cairo Overnight.