2 Days Private Guided Tours of Cairo and Giza

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Explore Cairo’s major landmarks and attractions on a three-day tour package

  • See antiquities at the Egyptian Museum and Giza’s Great Pyramids and Sphinx

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Overview

See all Cairo’s top attractions in two action-packed days on this private tour, with an Egyptologist guide. Experience the stunning Giza pyramids and Great Sphinx; and visit the ancient pyramid fields of Saqqara and Dahshur. Marvel at the treasures of King Tutankhamun and other highlights at the Egyptian Museum. Admire the Ottoman-style Mohammed Ali Mosque, known as the ‘Alabaster Mosque,’ at Saladin’s Citadel. Immerse yourself in Cairo’s lively culture during a visit to the Khan Al-Kahlili market. Enjoy undivided attention and personalized commentary from a private guide. Daily hotel pickup and drop-off by an A.C vehicle and lunch included.

Schedule from Cairo

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Day Tours 8 am

Tour Duration

3 Days

Itinerary

Day 1: Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara and Dahshur

This morning, your private guide will pick up you for a full day tour of the pyramids at Giza and Egyptian Museum. Start by visiting the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mycrenos and Sphinx; these structures that have stood tall for 4500 years. Discover the beauty of the Sphinx, one of the largest monolith statues in the history of mankind, enjoy the views and take remarkable pictures. You’ll find your local Egyptology guide a wealth of knowledge and full of enthusiasm about Egyptian history, and their country in general. At the end of the day, drive back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza

After this great tour, you will have the chance to go to a papyrus institute to see how the Egyptians produced this genuine artwork thousands of years ago. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant.

Proceed to Saqqara, located only 27 km southwest away from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid (Built for King Zoser), the world’s oldest major stone structure, in Saqqara, it is considered an important part of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form. This pyramid was built during the reign of the Third Dynasty of Ancient Egypt 4,800 years ago. Also visit the Tombs of the Nobles in Saqqara and learn more about the daily life of ancient Egyptian noblemen.

You will continue to explore and then transfer to the south and visit the Red Pyramid and Bent pyramid at Dahshur. This is a famous royal necropolis in Egypt located in the desert on the West Bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Cairo. It is known chiefly for many famous pyramids two of which are among the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt, built from 2613–2589 BC; the red and bent Pyramids of King Snefru.

At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.

Day 2: Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel and Khan Al Khalili 

Pick up at 8 am, then drive towards the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, home to the fantastic Tutankhamun exhibit, see his golden mask and many of the New Kingdom royal mummies, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries full of thousands of artifacts.

Continue to the Citadel of Salah El Din, built on famous hill Al Moqattam in Cairo, that was constructed for military purposes, for protecting Cairo from incoming threats. Since then, it became a residence of the king of Egypt for many centuries. On this tour, you will visit the beautiful Mohamed Ali known as Alabaster Mosque. Political event called “Massacre of the Citadel” happened in the Citadel in 1811, where Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) murdered Mameluke leaders in Qaser El Gawhara palace, and it’s not currently opened for visits. Then, lunch at a local restaurant.

Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is a major souq in the historic center of Cairo, Egypt. The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. It is an essential Egyptian experience – lose yourself in the colors and aromas of this fascinating marketplace.

Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.

Included:

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • All Transfers, pick up and drop off by A.C vehicle and non-smoking drivers.
  • 2 Day Tours in Cairo; Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo&Al Khalili Bazaars.
  • 3 x lunch during the day tours

Excluded:

  • Hotels accommodations.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sightseeing.
  • Tipping to the guide and drivers
  • Any optional Tours.
  • Water or Beverage during the lunchtime

Tour Price:

  • Single: $
  • 2-15: $

Children Policy:

  • 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
  • 6 – 11.99 sharing with their parents, pay 50% of the tour price.
  • 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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