- Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
- Tour Location: Cairo / Giza
- Tour Availability: Every day
- Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel
- Tour Type: Private
Cairo Tours from Sharm El Sheikh
Visit the Giza pyramid complex, one of the seven wonders of the world, on a private two-day tour to Cairo that departs from Sharm el Sheikh. Along with Memphis, this journey will also take you to Saqqara, the site of the step pyramid. You should head to the airport the next day to catch your flight back to Sharm after visiting some of Cairo’s most well-known attractions, including the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel, and the Khan El Khalili market.
- The Egyptian Museum.
- Salah El-Din Citadel.
- Mohamed Ali Mosque.
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
- Internal flight tickets from Sharm to Cairo and return.
- Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private speaking guide throughout your tour.
- Entrance fees to all the sights in Cairo and Giza.
- 2 Lunch during the trip.
- Mineral water and soft drinks are on board the vehicle.
- Accommodation at 5* Hotel in Cairo.
- All services charges and taxes.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Day One: Visit the Famous Pyramids of Egypt
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh for a flight to Cairo to start your private 2 days Cairo tours from Sharm El Sheikh. Upon arrival, you will meet your guide who will join you to discover ancient Egypt civilization during your Pyramids tour:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid
The Great Pyramid belongs to “King Khufu” and is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of the Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx
The great Sphinx belongs to “King Chephren” which is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple
A Granite mortuary temple was used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one on the Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant then join your private tour guide to visit:
Saqqara Step Pyramid
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djoser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height of 62m.
Finally, transfer to a 5* hotel in Cairo Overnight.
Day Two: Explore the Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo Attractions
Check out after breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit Cairo highlights including:
The Egyptian Museum
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen’s collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then join your tour guide to visit:
Salah El Din Citadel
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Then move to visit:
Mohamed Ali Mosque
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque was named ” The Alabaster Mosque” because most of the walls were made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is the miracle everyone has been waiting for to fully explore all the cultural and historical wonders of Egypt that come in the shape of rare mesmerizing artifacts and monuments.
Finally, enjoy visiting:
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.
Then transfer to Cairo airport for a flight back to Sharm and transfer to your hotel to end your Cairo tours from Sharm El Sheikh.