Best 2 Days in Egypt

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 Sakkara and open-air museum of Memphis. Gaze at Tutankhamun’s golden treasures at the Egyptian Museum, and explore the highlights of Old Cairo, including the Mohammed Ali Pasha Mosque and Khan El Khalili bazaar.

per adult from

$251

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Entrance fees
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • camel ride
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
    • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
    • Entry/Admission - Mit Rahina Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
    • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Giza pyramids and Saqqara and Memphis

      Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
      Around Cairo Your Egyptologist guide will meet you at your Cairo or Giza hotel at 8am in an air-conditioned vehicle Giza Pyramids. Admire the three vast pyramids of the kings and the several smaller pyramids that were tombs of the queens: if you'd like to climb inside the Great Pyramid or see King Khufu's solar boat, your guide can arrange this for an additional charge. Stroll out into the sands and scramble aboard a camel for a 30-minute ride on the famous 'ship of the desert', before discovering the Valley Temple and the iconic Sphinx. lunch at a local restaurant with a view of the pyramids.

      Duration: 3 hours

      Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Al Giza Desert, Saqqara 12919 Egypt
      you'll drive to Saqqara, to see the Pyramid of Djoser, probably Egypt's oldest pyramid, enter the pyramid of Teti to see the pyramid texts, and admire the stunning reliefs in the tombs of the nobles.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Mit Rahina Museum, Mit Rahinah, Al Badrashin 11511 Egypt
      continue to Memphis, Egypt’s ancient capital and administrative center until around 2,200 BC. View the UNESCO-listed sculptures and ruins in its outdoor museum, and behold the star turn: a spectacularly large, fallen statue of Ramses II.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 2: Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo and khan el khalili

      Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
      Specialist tour guide will pick You up from your Hotel by a Private A/C Van, than will take you to the Egyptian Museum which is Located in Tahrer Square. Inside the garden of the museum, the guide will give you a Brief about the ancient Egyptian history, how it started, where was the first Capital, who is the king who could to make the united between upper and lower Egypt, The first Floor: Your Egyptologist tour guide will explain to you in detail all information about old kingdom, who is the builder of it, when that kingdom started and how was its end . You will meet some of the old kingdom kings and queens, also you will know, how became the scribe very important , Why did the dwarfs become famous in our history. The second Floor: There you will spend longer time enjoying listening to the explanation of your tour guide about the Golden Pharaoh Tutankhamen, also you will know more about the secret of Mummification. also will be interesting to know that, the first paper in the world made in Egypt, than you will have free time to go around and than you will be taking lunch at a local restaurant

      Duration: 3 hours

      Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 11511 Egypt
      Islamic Cairo which was founded in 641 AD, you will visit the amazing and beautiful Citadel of Saladin built during the 12th Century (it is comprised of a number of important monuments) the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali built during the 18th century, the mosque of Suleiman Pasha, Joehs Walls and Mohamed Ali Pasha Palace.

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt
      move to visit the old Coptic Cairo. This colorful quarter is the original home of the Coptic Christians, one of the worlds oldest Christian denominations. Stop to see the Hanging Church, aka St Virgin Mary Church. Built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history. Next, after a visit to the Monastery and Church of St George, an early 20th-century church that is the only round church in Egypt, call at Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic Church. View the 24 interior columns and 12th-century icons on the walls, and learn how the church stands where the holy family is thought to have stayed during their flight into Egypt from Israel King Herod. Then, take a look at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, once a Christian church, before finishing your tour at the Coptic Museum, located in one of Coptic Cairo oldest areas. See some of the 16,000 ancient artifacts on display, including precious icons and books that illustrate the history of Egypt Coptic community.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Cairo or Giza hotels
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Fay Tours

    Activity ID: V-108141P146

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