Breakfast at the hotel, then we start exploring ancient attractions with a visit to the famous Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cheops
which was built to be the grave of the King, is the largest of all the Egyptian Pyramids and is the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramid of Chephren
, which is the best-preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycarinus. Nearby see the Sphinx
, a marvelous statue carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretching 57m, with its paws 15m long. We will (optional) visit the Papyrus Institute and learn how the paper was made in ancient times followed by shopping
in the Papyrus Museum, Perfume factory, and Jewelry shop (optional). Then start a tour to visit the Egyptian Museum
of Antiquities. Egyptian Museum was established by the Egyptian government in 1855. The present museum building was opened in 1901, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum exhibited collections that now exceed 120,000 objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco-Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues. The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures, and mummies. The museum also comprises a photography section and a large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing mummies of kings and queens. Your reward for the day will be a complimentary visit to Khan El Khalili bazaar which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. The visitor can discover small restaurants and workaday cafes where Egyptians & non-Egyptians come to smoke water pipes and enjoy some of the traditional Egyptian drinks
in the cafes scattered around the area. Transfer back to the hotel & overnight.