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Welcome to Egypt and the start of your city stay! On arrival you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel for a free evening.
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! Gaze in awe at Cheops (Khufu) - the largest of the three great pyramids. Constructed from over 2.5 million limestone blocks it is thought to have taken more than 20 years to construct. Continuing to Saqqara, we can explore the myriad tombs and temples at this site and see Zhoser’s step pyramid - constructed by Imhotep, the pharaoh’s chief architect in 2700 BC!
Today we visit the famous Egyptian Museum, famed for the treasures of King Tutankhamen and his famous solid gold funerary mask. We also visit the Citadel and Khan el khalili.
Today is a free day to explore Cairo your way. Tomorrow you will be met at your hotel and transferred to the airport where our arrangements come to an end.
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