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Explore Cairo Highlights: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Cairo Citadel

Full Day Tour
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Overview

Get the chance to see Egypt’s 3 most iconic landmarks on a private day tour of the Great Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Salah El Din Citadel. Benefit from your Egyptologist guide’s full attention as you tick off the big 3 in just 1 day. Soak in the history of the Pyramids of Giza, and take unforgettable photos in front of the magical Sphinx. Explore the artifacts of the Egyptian Museum including the collection of Tutakhamun. Marvel at the largest citadel in the world and step inside the beautiful Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali. Enjoy your lunch at a good quality restaurant and round-trip transfer from your hotel for a hassle-free experience.

Run

Tour Type

Pick up Time

Everyday Private Around 8:30 am

Tour Duration

 Site opening time

About 8 Hours 8 am to 4 pm

Itinerary

Egypt Gift Tours Egyptology tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 8:00 am to start your unforgettable day. Explore the secrets of the ancient Egypt and admire its UNESCO-listed treasures during this tour. Once in Giza, see the majestic pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Learn more about the glory of the ancient Egypt from your guide. stop at the plateau to take a panoramic photo with the three Pyramids as your background. You can enter one of the Pyramids (extra ticket) to add to the adventure and excitement.

Continue to the Great Sphinx, admire the beauty of the Sphinx with its lion’s body and human head, which dates from the time of Chephren, then visit the Valley Temple, a mortuary temple carved from massive blocks of pink Aswan granite, with smooth, alabaster floors.

Proceed to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world. It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the TutankhAmon – A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. You can enter mummies room (extra ticket). Take your lunch at local restaurant (drinks are not included).

Continue towards 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.

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

Included:

  • Pickup service from your Hotel by a private A/C. vehicle and return.
  • Professional English speaking Egyptology Tour guide.
  • Bottle of water during the tour.
  • Lunch at a good quality restaurant.
  • All services and charges.

Excluded:

  • Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping to the guide and driver.
  • Water or beverages during the lunchtime at the restaurant.

Tour Price:

  • Single: 150$
  • 2-15: 100$

Children Policy:

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

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