Explore the ancient Egyptian monuments of Cairo and get an impression of the current life in Cairo. Which are among the oldest and most impressive testimonies of human civilization. Visit the gigantic pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo Tour and much more ensure activities ensure that your stay will be varied and enjoyable.
Private tour & Historical tour & Heritage tours & Photographer tour
Arrive at Cairo International Airport you will be met and assisted by our representative who will then escort you in a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle to your 5-Star hotel in the city.
Once you arrive at your hotel, our representative will assist you so that you will help with your check-in then you review your tour itinerary and establish tour pickup times.
Enjoy your free time at your hotel.
Overnight in the hotel.
in the Morning, your Package holidays to Egypt tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to Start your incredible tour to visit as follow…
Pyramids of Giza
The pyramids of Giza are the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still preserved today and therefore one of the most famous buildings in the world. The pyramids of Giza include the three main pyramids, the Pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chephren and the Pyramid of Mykerinus.
The queen Pyramids
some other smaller secondary pyramids, in which for example the women of the pharaohs were buried, as well as workers villages, temples, and cemeteries.
The Sphinx of Giza
The Sphinx Giza is the largest Egyptian sculpture. It was carved out of the limestone rock of the Giza Plateau and represents a lying lion with a human head and the so-called Nemes headscarf. Originally, the sphinx was painted with reddish ochre and also had a chin beard, but this fell off in ancient times.
Valley Temple of Khafre
afterward, move to witness the Valley temple that was used for for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial and for making the Mummification process of the king.
We will Move to Saqqara, a pyramid complex that, like Giza, is part of the necropolis of Memphis. There we will see one of the first pyramids built, which served as a model for all those that were built later. The step pyramid of Zoser has a rectangular base and is about 60 meters high, and was part of a ceremonial complex built around 2650 BC for the Pharaoh Zoser by Imhotep, the most famous Egyptian architect.
Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
At the end of the visit to Giza pyramids, we will take a break and take the opportunity to eat and recharge. Lunch will be at a restaurant and Egyptian food (drinks not included).
Ancient Memphis Egypt
After Saqqara, we will undertake the last part of our excursion. We will head to Memphis, capital of the Old Empire between 3100 and 2040 BC, and the coronation site of all the pharaohs of the Empire.
According to tradition, Memphis was founded by Narmer, considered the first pharaoh. The city is located in the Nile Delta, right between Upper and Lower Egypt, the two regions into which the country was divided. In 1820, a huge statue of one of the most famous pharaohs, Ramses II, who ruled from 1279 to 1213 BC, was found in the Great Temple of Ptah near Memphis. The colossus, carved from pink granite, is more than 11 meters high and weighs more than 80 tons. For a time it was located in the center of Cairo, but erosion seriously damaged it and it was moved to Memphis, where it is exhibited in a covered area, to protect it.
The Bent Pyramid
Dahshur is a relatively isolated place south of Giza. Few tourists visit Dahshur, despite the fact that its two pyramids are rather impressive. The curved pyramid is 90 m high and is the fourth largest in Egypt. It was built by Senefru, the father of Cheops (the builder of the Great Pyramid).
The Red Pyramid
The Red Pyramid, whose constructions represent an elaborate evolution that marks the transition from the stepped pyramid, like that of Djoser in Saqqara, to the pyramid with canonical lines. The red pyramid, 105 m high, The entrance was made of red granite.
After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.
In the Morning your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to start your incredible tour to visit as follow…
Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
you will continue your excursion with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, where there are antiques from the Pharaonic period. The museum exhibits a rare collection of 5000 years of art, considered to be the most valuable collection of Egyptian art in the world. More than 25,000 antiquities are on display, including an exhibition devoted to Tutankhamen’s Treasure, furniture and jewelry, kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before Howard Carter discovered them in 1922.
The Babylon Fortress date of foundation is unknown, although it is known that it already existed a hundred years before Christ
The walls of the fortress, reinforced by the Roman emperors, are 3 meters thick and the towers are 10 meters high and 31 meters in diameter.
Hanging Church is the most famous church in the Coptic Quarter. it’s known as the Hanging Church because it is built over one of the gates of the Roman fortress, The wooden dome of the church is in the shape of Noah’s Ark, as described in the Old Testament.
Abu Sarga Church
It’s the oldest church in Egypt. It was built in the 5th century over the cave where it is believed, the Holy Family took refuge for several days. It is dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus, part of whose relics are kept in this church.
Saint Barbara Church
It is a church of great historical importance, which was originally dedicated to Saint Cyrus and Saint John. From the 13th century onwards it was dedicated to Saint Barbara as her relics came to this church. It houses some of the oldest and rarest icons of Coptic art.
Ben Ezra’s Synagogue
it was originally a church, but in the 9th century, it was sold to Abraham Ben Ezra, who gave it his name, to get the money needed to pay the high taxes demanded by the Roman government.
Mosque of Amr ibn al-As
The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As in the oldest mosque on the African continent. Its origins date back to the year 642 when the territory of Cairo was occupied by Fustat, the capital of Egypt which at that time had been recently founded.
Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
We will take a break and take the opportunity to eat and recharge. Lunch will be at a restaurant and Egyptian food (drinks not included).
Bazaar khan el khalili
After visiting the Egyptian Museum go see the beautiful Khan El-Khalili famous souq Cairo main market. Its always crowded with tourists and locals alike. It is the beating heart of the Egyptian metropolis. Lose yourself in the various bazaars where you will really find everything and buy some nice local handicrafts.
After this you will be transferred to Cairo airport for your flight home.