Tour to Cairo for 2 days from Safaga Port by flight to visit Cairo highlights including Giza Pyramids, Saqqara step pyramid, the Egyptian museum, the citadel and Khan EL Khalili Bazaar then back to Safaga Port.
Enjoy a 2 days tour to Cairo and the pyramids from Safaga Port. Start your overnight tour to Cairo from Safaga port by a transfer from Safaga Port to Hurghada airport for a flight to Cairo where you will meet your private tour guide to discover:-
One of the Seven Wonders of the World and it dates back to 2400 B.C. At Giza pyramids, you will visit 3 main pyramids and six little pyramids. Then proceed to visit:-
The Great Sphinx
A limestone statue with a lion’s body and a human head, the face of the Sphinx is believed to represent the face of the Pharaoh Khafra the owner of the 2nd pyramid. The tour also includes a visit to:-
The Valley Temple
A Huge blocks of pink Aswan granite, the floor is made of alabaster. The Valley temple used mainly for mummification process and it belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren . Proceed to have your lunch at a pyramids view restaurant. Then move to visit:-
Saqqara Step Pyramid
The world’s oldest major stone structure and it was the 1st idea to build a real pyramid in civilization. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser Then transfer to 5* hotel in Cairo for check in and overnight.
Check out after breakfast: then join your tour guide to visit:-
The Egyptian Museum
Features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum includes an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold and jewelry which were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before its discovery in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo. Then proceed to:-
Salah El Din Citadel
One of the major works of military architecture of the middle ages. It was fortified by the Ayyubid ruler Saladin between 1176 and 1183 AD to protect Egypt from the Crusaders. Inside the citadel you will visit:-
The Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali
It was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years. End your tour by a visit to:-
Khan El Khalily Bazaar
No visit to Cairo is complete without spending at least an hour at this place. The bazaar dates back to the 16th century, There are also cafes where you can enjoy.
Finally, transfer to Cairo airport for flight to Hurghada then transfer to Safaga Port.