Cairo Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5134

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

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.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

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!

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

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.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Days 4-5: Cairo

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.

 

 

Pyramids in Egypt - Interesting news clips!
 
New tombs discovered near the Pyramids of Giza - more
The majic of Dashur - ancient pyramids near Cairo - more

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

 

 

 

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last updated - 21 Dec 2014 5:26 AM