Tour Highlights: Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Step Pyramids of Saqqara and Memphis
Duration: 2 Days Trip
Type: Private or sharing – upon request
Starting Point: Adabiya Port
Ending Point: Adabiya port or any other Egyptian port
Day 1: Adabiya / Cairo:-
Tour will move from Adabiya port through the desert road for about 1.5 hour till you reach to the Africa biggest city which is Cairo.
Your first stop will be at the alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali the founder of modern Egypt that’s located inside the Citadel of Salah-Eldin you will have Panoramic view to Cairo from the top of the citadel.
Your next point will be the Egyptian Archeological Museum passing through the Liberty Square , known as (Tahrir Square ) , which got famous reputation specially after the Egyptian Revolution 2011 .
The Museum contains more than 100000 Master pieces in 107 Halls you will find the treasures of Tut-Ankh-Amen are exhibited.
Next you will go to your hotel in Cairo for check in and short siesta.
Optional : at night you can enjoy dinner in five stars Nile cruise on the Nile Based on open Buffet Verities, also enjoy the Oriental show and belly dancer or you can watch the Spectacular sound and Light show at the Pyramids ( Both can be done ).
Day 2: Cairo /Adabiya :-
After finishing Breakfast on your hotel your guide will be waiting for you to start the 2nd day by going southern till you arrive to Memphis the first capital of Egypt where you will see the ruins of Ptah and the Colossal statue of Ramses the 2nd and the alabaster Sphinx of King Amenophis the 2nd .
Continue for a short drive till you get to Sakkara the oldest cemetery , contains the first monumental stone building known as the Step Pyramid of Zoser, Built by the Engineer Imnhotop Stands for more than 5000 Years after you continue down to visit the tombs built near this area as Mereruca, Ptah – Hotep or Ti Tomb for visit from inside.
At last you will be at Giza plateau to admire the remaining wonder of the ancient Egyptian world which is the Pyramids of Giza .
You will have a unique chance to take some photos for the 3 pyramids from the western plateau then you will continue near the Pyramids to have a free time between the 2 biggest Pyramids Cheops and Chephren.
Continue down at the Pyramids till you will be in front of Guardian Sphinx on a lion body and man as he guards his mortuary complex.
A short stop at the Papyrus institute to see how the ancient Egyptians used to make the paper from the reeds of the Nile, then a free time will be given at the gift shop , before taking your way back to your ship.
Hates and comfortable walking shoes recommended for this Trip.
Tour order may vary but all mentioned sites will be covered.
Camera or Video not allowed inside the Museum as visitors passes through 2 security gates before entering the Museum.
Many vendors especially at the Pyramids area sell cheap staff, as papyrus what is being sold is painted banana leaves, but be aware of Great bargains with great prices and always listen to your guide advice and always be close to your guide.
Conservative clothes required specially during the visit at alabaster mosque of Mohamed ali, Shoes must be removed inside the visit of the Mosque of Mohamed Ali.
– Pick up and drop off in front of the cruise exit door.
– All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
– One night hotel accommodation according to your request
– Private Egyptologist guide speaking your language.
– Entrance fees for the all the included sites in itinerary.
– Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
– Egypt Visa
– Tipping Kitty
– Any extras not mentioned
You will find many vendors at pyramids Area sell souvenirs, what they offer as Papyrus with cheap prices are nothing,, it is just painted Banana leaves .
Be aware from great bargains at great prices and always be near to your guide and consult and seek the advice of your guide if you are not sure from any thing.
At the museum there is 30 to 40 stairs leading from the ground floor to upper floor where Tut Ankh Amun collection shown , elevator inside the museum not always working .
Camera and video not Allowed inside the Egyptian Museum, but it can be used in the outer garden of the museum or at Pyramids Area.
The tour order may change but all mentioned sites will be covered