Enjoy this Egypt short trip for 3 days in Cairo and experience the landmarks of Cairo. Discover the ancient Egyptian sites, see the amazing Pyramids, Coptic churches, and many more during your 3-day short break in Cairo.
We will pick you up from your hotel and then you will enjoy an excursion to The Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. We will proceed with a visit to the Great Sphinx, which dates from the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramid of Chefren.
Then your lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Afterward, we will visit the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art, which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen’s collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was found. Transfer back to the hotel after your trip.
We will pick you up from your hotel, and escort you to the south to start your day tour visiting the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. The site is about 40 km away from Cairo. Dahshur is a famous royal necropolis in Egypt and holds many famous Pyramids including the red and bent Pyramids of king Snefru. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Move on to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser. Transfer back to your hotel after your trip.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
We will pick you up from your hotel and you will enjoy the visit to Salah El Din Citadel, which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Mokattam hills to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that, we will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Bushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbul to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849). He ruled for more than 45 years.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. The tour continues with a drive to the area of Islamic Cairo. Here you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then we will move on to Coptic Cairo and visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga.
Transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
|Per Person in Triple Room
|Per Person in Double Room
|One Person Traveling Alone
*If you are a group of 8 people and more please contact us for a special price.