Pick up from your Sharm el Sheikh hotel and transfer to Sharm el Sheikh airport for your flight to Cairo. Arriving in Cairo our representative will meet and assist you at the airport before your sightseeing begins.
Your private Cairo day tour starts with a visit to the Giza Plateau, home of the famous Pyramids and Sphinx. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure which are surrounded by the Western Desert. Take your photos or ride on camel or horseback through the sand dunes which lay beside the monumental pyramid complex or visit the Solar Boat Museum.
Visit an accredited papyrus factory and/or perfumery (optional) before stopping for lunch.
After lunch, tour the Egyptian Museum, the largest museum in Egypt which houses over 120,000 artifacts from ancient Egypt. You will have the opportunity to explore some of the highlights of the Museum such as the Royal Mummy room and the treasures of Tutankhamun including his famous gold mask.
Our final visit is to the Citadel of Salah el Din, situated on Muqattam Hill with wonderful views over Cairo. The main feature of the Citadel is the mosque of Mohammed Ali built as a replica to the magnificent Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The Citadel complex encompasses several mosques, the Gawhara Palace and the Police and Military Museums.
Transfer to Cairo Airport for return flight to Sharm el Sheikh. Our representative will meet you at Sharm el Sheikh airport and transfer you to your hotel.
Tour runs: Daily
Tour duration: 15 hours
Starts from: Sharm hotel
Ends at: Sharm hotel
Tour Code: S1
• Return economy class flights
• Airport meet and assist
• All transfers in a private, modern air conditioned car/motor coach
• English speaking Egyptologist tour guide
• Lunch (excluding drinks)
• Visits as per program including entry fees
• Food and drinks unless specified
• Gratuities and tipping (recommended)
• Optional extras