Cairo Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5110

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday. We will be there to meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today, enjoy a guided visit to the famous pyramids and huge Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Sole survivors from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids are the planet’s oldest tourist attraction! Whilst here, you can opt to enter inside one of the pyramids, subject to opening. For a real Arabian experience, perhaps opt to hire a camel for a trot across the sands of Giza. After time for lunch we embark upon a guided tour of the famous Egyptian National Museum of Antiquities. Also during the visit you can choose to visit the Royal Mummy Room, where 9 royal mummies from the New Kingdom is displayed.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

A free day to enjoy Cairo your own way. Consider relaxing by the hotel swimming pool, snapping up a few bargains at the Khan el Khalili bazaar or further sightseeing Cairo with our optional Cairo City tour or a visit to the tomb-strewn Saqqara, home to Zhoser’s step pyramid. The step pyramid was constructed by Imhotep, the pharaoh’s chief architect in 2700 BC, and was the template for all future pyramid construction, including the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo

Today marks the conclusion of our arrangements. Enjoy breakfast at leisure before hotel check out and included onward departure transfer to the airport.

 

 

Pyramids in Egypt - Interesting news clips!
 
New tombs discovered near the Pyramids of Giza - more
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Interesting news clips for Cairo!

 

  • New tombs discovered near the Pyramids of Giza - more
  • One of Cairo's best kept secrets - The Gayer-Anderson Museum - more
  • The magic of Dashur - ancient pyramids near Cairo - more
  • Naguib Mahfouz Cafe in Khan el Khalili bazaar - more
  • Abdel Zaher Bookshop in the heart of old Cairo - more

 

 

 

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

Egypt Weather

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