Tour Highlights: Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Hanging Church, Khan Elkhalily and Papyrus Institute
Duration: 2 Days Trip
Type: Private or sharing – upon request
Starting Point: Adabiya Port
Ending Point: Adabiya port or any other Egyptian port
Day1: Adabiya / Cairo :-
Starting from Adabiya port travel to Cairo through the desert road upon arrival you will visit the great Pyramids of Giza.
Take some photos for the Three Pyramids with Panorama style view. A second stop between the two largest Pyramids ( Cheops & Chephern ) you can explore the area, the tour will move down to the mighty Sphinx its consider as the guardian of his mortuary complex and bears witness to the passage of time and main in eons of Silence.
Then you will visit the Papyrus institute that make you discover the steps of making the Papyrus paper the eldest paper on earth which is discovered by the ancient Egyptians.
Next stop will be at Khan El Khalili area considered the paradise for shoppers and dream for any photographers due to the shinning souvenirs.
At this area bargaining is an art you should negotiate to purchase gold, silver, bronze and copper
Enjoy the smell of exotic spices, goods, leather, aroma of brewed coffee also the captivate sound of music and unbelievable scenes of merchandise together with multiple of colored dressed crowds will bring to your life scenes from a( Thousand and one Arabian nights )
After that you can return to your hotel for check in formalities.
Optional Tours :- at Night you can pick a Nile cruise dinner with open buffet in the mid of the Nile with oriental show and Belly dancer or a second choice to watch the spectacular show for pyramids , it is called Sound and Light show ( both of them can be done )
Day 2 :- Cairo /Adabiya
Your day will start by a visit to the Archeological Museum, passing through Liberty (Tahrir Square). The museum includes more than 100000 Objects on its 107 halls also you will find the treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amun and his coffin.
Then the tour will move to visit the old Cairo was one of first countries to embrace the Christianity, you will visit Church of Abu Sergah & Saint Barbara then, the hanging Church and finally you will visit the old Jewish Ben Ezra synagogue.
After that you can go back to the ship after an enjoyable journey with an knowledge about the ancient Egyptians Civilization.
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 pass through 2 security gates before entering the Museum there is 30 – 40 step to get from ground floor to the upper at the Egyptian museum in which treasures of king Tut.
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 be close to your guide.
– 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