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Cairo International Airport, Egypt - Cairo International Airport, Egypt
Tea at Khan El Khalili Bazaar in Cairo

Details

4 Days | 3 Nights

Tour Type: Private
Runs: Every Day
Accommodation: 4* Hotel
Minimum Age: 12

Tour Description


Short holiday to the highlights in and around Cairo, the capital of Egypt. See the Pyramids of Giza, the only existing Seven Wonders of the World, and the mystic Sphinx. Visit the Egyptian Museum with the great collection of artifacts and royal treasures. The next day is dedicated to the city of Cairo. Start at the Citadel with the Mohammed Ali Mosque, then to Old Cairo and at the end browse Khan El Khalili Bazaar. You have the advantage of a personalized experience with a knowledgeable Egyptologist guide, Cairo Airport pickup and drop-off are included.

Highlights

  • Be amazed by the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx.
  • See the Pharaonic treasures in the Egyptian Museum.
  • Delve into Old Cairo with the Mohammed Ali Mosque.
  • Stroll the alleys of the lively Khan El Khalili bazaar.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo Airport - Cairo Hotel    

Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport, where you will meet your tour manager. Transfer from airport to your hotel by our private air conditioned vehicle. The tour manager will assist you at the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.


4* Barcelo Pyramids Hotel or similar
1 hour

Day 2: Giza Pyramids & Sphinx - Egyptian Museum - Cairo Hotel    

Today we drive to the Giza plateau to see the great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus built around 2500 B.C. Then stop at the Sphinx, an ancient symbol of the pharaohs’ wisdom and strength embodied in a huge sculpture of a pharaoh’s head on a lion’s body. Back in Cairo visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities near Tahrir Square, which has the richest and most important collection of objects from Ancient Egypt in the world. The collection is constantly growing since the museum is the primary recipient of any finds made on the soil of Egypt. There you can contemplate the precious treasures of Tutankhamen, the most famous king of Ancient Egypt. The museum includes a Mummy Chamber with extra cost. Return to your hotel.


4* Barcelo Pyramids Hotel or similar
Breakfast
8 hours

Day 3: Cairo City Tour - Cairo Hotel    

Uncover Egypt’s capital. Start at the Saladin Citadel, located on the spur of the Muqattam hills. It was the seat of the government and home of almost all rulers of Egypt. Enjoy visiting the Mohamed Ali Mosque erected within the walls of the Citadel. The alabaster Mohammed Ali Mosque built in 1824 is one of Cairo's landmarks. Continue to Old Cairo. Here the remains of the old Babylon's fortress walls partially surrounding the Coptic Quarter with its fascinating churches, the convent of St. George and the Ben Izra Synagogue. Then, tour the most famous bazaar in Cairo, the vibrant Khan El Khalili, located in the old area of Al-Qahira. Return to your hotel.


4* Barcelo Pyramids Hotel or similar
Breakfast
8 hours

Day 4: Cairo Hotel - Cairo Airport    

At a prearranged time transfer to Cairo Airport to board your departure flight and say farewell.


Breakfast
1 hour

Inclusions


  • Meet & assist at Cairo Airport.
  • All transportation during the tour in a private air conditioned vehicle.
  • 1 airport transfer upon arrival.
  • 1 airport transfer upon departure.
  • 3 nights at hotel with breakfast in Cairo.
  • English speaking Egyptology guide during the tours.
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and bottled water.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Exclusions


  •  Airfare. 
  •  Travel insurance. 
  •  Entry visa Egypt. 
  •  Fee for the Mummy Chamber in the Egyptian Museum.  
  •  Fee to access the inside of the Pyramids.  
  •  Meals and beverage not stated.  
  •  Tips, portage and personal expenses. 

Practical Info


- Wear comfortable walking shoes and depending on season sun protection is recommended.
- The entry visa to Egypt costs for non-restricted nationalities 25 $USD per person upon arrival.
- Opening hours of the Egyptian Museum are 09:00-19:00, on Fri 09:00-11:00 and 13:30-19:00. If you want to take photos you need to buy an extra ticket. The Mummy Chamber charges a separate fee; photos are not allowed here.
- Opening hours of the Giza Pyramids are from 07:00-19:00 from April to September, from 08:00-16:00 from October to March.
- Confirmation of the mentioned hotels depends on the availability, otherwise, the alternative will be another hotel with the same quoted tariff.
- Prices are upon request for the period 23 December to 08 January, 25 Jan to 07 Feb, 16 to 25 Apr 2022 (Easter).

How to Book this Tour


- After booking the tour with us online, one of our consultants will get in touch within 24 hours. You need to pay then a 25% deposit by credit card or by bank transfer. The full payment is due latest 14 days before tour start.
- Cancellations or changes need to be sent in written form. Charges are as follows:
• 5% of the total price of the trip for cancellations from the date of booking until 41 days before departure.
• 50% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 40 to 15 days before departure.
• 100% of the total price of the trip for cancellations or changes made 14 to 01 days before departure or no show.
- For refunds we do not cover transaction fees charged by credit card companies and banks.
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