- Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
- Tour Location: Cairo – Giza
- Tour Availability: Every day
- Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel
- Tour Type: Private
Two Days Trip to Cairo From Aswan By Plane
Imagine visiting the magical city of Cairo and continuing on to the hypnotic city of Aswan, where the level of beauty has attained that of immortality, to see two of the seven wonders of the ancient world simultaneously. In Cairo, a gorgeous metropolis that is truly a wonder above all wonders, one may fully immerse oneself in the rich history of this great nation. You will get the chance to witness the vibrant centre of ancient Egypt while exploring the gigantic Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and much more on our two-day trip from Aswan to Cairo.
Old Cairo Highlights
- The Egyptian Museum
- The Hanging Church
- Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque
- Ben Ezra Synagogue
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar
- Pickup & drop-off services at your hotel in Aswan.
- Domestic flight tickets from Aswan to Cairo & Return.
- 1 Night accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo.
- All Transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private Egyptologist tour guide.
- 2 Lunch meals during the tour.
- Entrance fees to all the sights mentioned.
- All taxes and service charges.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Day One: Fly From Aswan to Cairo by Plane
You will start your two-day journey to Cairo from Aswan by traveling all the way to Cairo, where you will meet your tour guide. Your tour guide will take you to discover some of the finest treasures that were created by the ancient Egyptian civilization, such as:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The valley temple, the solitary guardian Sphinx, the six smaller pyramids, and the three Great Pyramids make up the Giza pyramids complex. All of these structures date back more than four thousand years.
The Great Pyramid
It was built in 23 years using 2,800,000 blocks of limestone, and it stands at a total height of 146 m (481 ft) to be the first of its kind which started the golden age of construction in ancient Egypt that made it the tallest building in existence for about 3800 years until the 14th century. The Great Pyramid of Khufu dates back to 2580 BC and is the oldest gate to the heavens.
The Great Sphinx
The Great Sphinx is a colossal guardian from the heavens that has a height of 72.5 meters (240 feet) and 22 meters (66 feet) and the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx that has the body of a lion and the head of King Khafre to immortalize his power and wisdom.
The Valley Temple
It is one of the best-preserved archaeological structures in all of Egypt made entirely from limestone and granite and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren and many more amazing monuments. The Valley temple attained immortality through an extraordinary mummification process that took place during Egypt’s old kingdom (2686-2181 BC).
After indulging in a delicious meal at a restaurant with a view of the pyramid, go to:
Saqqara Step Pyramid
Imhotep, a brilliant architect, was the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser (2686 BC – 2649 BC) when he constructed the Saqqara Step Pyramid to have a unique design made of six steps and stands at a height of 62 meters and is surrounded by a complex that is one of a kind and contains majestic decorations and ceremonial structures. This construction marked the beginning of the golden age of pyramid construction in the ancient Egyptian civilization.
It was the home of the god Ptah, the patron of creation and artwork, and it contains various ancient Egyptian artifacts dating to more than 4000 years some of the greatest names in ancient Egypt like Ramsess II, and great temples to deities like Aton and Hathor. Memphis city was created by king Menes as the official capital of Egypt.
After that, you will check into a hotel with five stars and spend the night there.
Visit Old Cairo’s Attractions on the Second Day
You will have breakfast and then check out of the hotel in order to continue your two-day travel to Cairo from Aswan. During this portion of your vacation, you will see all of the amazing tourist sites in Cairo, including the following:
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
The Egyptian Museum is a wondrous labyrinth that houses a lot of magnificent items and monuments that date back more than 4,000 years and span all of Egypt’s history. It is one of the largest museums in the world and is renowned for its extensive collection. On the two floors of the museum are more than 120,000 unusual items manufactured from luxurious materials like gold, silver, and valuable jewels to common ones such as wood or stone in the shape of sculptures and funeral goods. Additionally, the museum has a number of exhibited mummies. The riches that King Tutankhamun amassed are some of the most well-known items in the world.
You may round up your day by going to the following places after having lunch at a restaurant in Cairo’s downtown area:
The Hanging Church
The Hanging Church, also known as the In the fifth century A.D., the Holy Church of the Virgin Mary was constructed upon the southern wall of a Roman fortification that was known as Babylon. The church was the seat of the Coptic patriarch for many years, making it one of the most significant Coptic landmarks in all of Egypt. The church has a height of 30 feet and is suspended above the whole city of Cairo. Both the outside and the interior of the hanging church are absolutely mesmerizing, with aspects of creative design that date from the 7th to the 13th centuries.
Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque
It is still used as a house of worship and is one of Egypt’s most prominent Islamic locations. It was rebuilt countless times throughout the 7th century and even today, which made it acts as a living example of the progression of Islamic architecture over the centuries. The Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the first mosque to be built in Africa in the year 641 AD.
Ben Ezra Synagogue
It is believed that an original copy of the Old Testament was once kept in the Ben Ezra Synagogue, which dates back to the 19th century and was formerly used as a church before being converted into a synagogue in the year 882 AD. Ben Ezra Synagogue is a special landmark that has no equal and dates back to this era. The synagogue has been preserved in excellent shape and yet has a beguiling assortment of styles and decorations. Prior to the 1950s, this location served as the center of Jewish life for a good number of years until that decade.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is the key to fully exploring a number of rare and incredible artifacts from the rich and diverse culture and history of Egypt that dates back more than 400 years, from the Prehistorical to Ancient Egyptian Periods, as well as the Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, and Contemporary modern times. These artifacts range from the Prehistorical to Ancient Egyptian Periods, as well as the Greco-Roman, Coptic, Islamic, and Contemporary modern times.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
The Khan El Khalili Bazaar was established in 970 AD and remained one of the beating vanes of ancient Egypt. It is still very busy to this day and holds everything a traveler could possibly imagine, which is why the bazaar is known as the golden brick road of the Middle East. The bazaar is home to a number of vintage cafes and shops that date back to different generations and are filled with extraordinary Islamic decorations.
After that, you will go to the airport to catch your aircraft back to Aswan, bringing an end to your two-day journey to Cairo by plane from Aswan. Note: You are welcome to offer your opinions regarding the possibility of adding or eliminating any trips from the schedule that has been provided to you in order to meet your criteria and satisfy your needs.