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Cairo Short Break

In 5 days visit Cairo highlights: Pyramids , Memphis , Sakkara , Egyptian Museum, Khan Al Khallili bazaar , Islamic & Coptic Cairo.
from 280 USD for 5 days
Day 1

Arrive Cairo

Our representative will pick up you from Cairo International Airport, and then you will be transferred to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 2

Giza Tour

After breakfast at hotel, start a fantastic day tour of sightseeing by a private vehicle and Egyptologist. Visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. In front of the three lies the 22 metre high and 50 metre long Great Sphinx. The Papyrus Institute is a government approved shop making and selling authentic papyrus. It is located in Giza next to the pyramids. Stop in Carpet School as the ancient Egyptians were the first in making textiles and Carpets. Egypt location played an important role in spreading that kind of art everywhere around the other civilizations. They used different kinds of yarns from linen and flax fibers as early as 6000 years ago. Visit Sakkara, one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt. Then proceed with a visit to Memphis ,was the capital city of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom. After that, back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 3

Egyptian Museum & Khan Al Kallili

After breakfast at hotel, start a day tour to Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. The museum holds some of the finest treasures of human history, and is filled far beyond the capacity of the 100 year old building. There are as much as 136,000 items exhibited. 40,000 more lie in the basement, many are sinking into the soft ground. A great number of the items are tiny, coins or amulets, but prepare yourself for the awe of facing great statues and treasures. Visit Khan Al Khallili bazaar and enjoy difference types of Handicrafts. After that, back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 4

Islamic & Coptic Cairo

High Tours representative will pick up from hotel in Cairo/ in Giza and enjoy full day trip in Islamic & Coptic Cairo. Your guide will begin your guided tour in Islamic Cairo - we start at the Citadel fortress with a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque). The Citadel that was built by Salah-El-Din in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks of Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey. Our next stop is in Coptic Cairo home of some of the oldest Christian churches in the world and retraces the steps where Mary and Joseph walked thousands of years ago. We will visit the Hanging Church, also known as El Muallaqa that was dedicated to the Virgin Mary and it was believed to have been built at the end of the 3rd century. Built on the outer wall you will see the Greek Church of St. George. Following is a visit to the Church of St. Sergius, a perfect example of Coptic churches and monasteries. It was founded at the end of the 4th century and it stands on a crypt that is said to have sheltered the holy family during their flight from Egypt. Then you will be dropped back to hotel in Cairo / in Giza.

Day 5

Final Departure from Cairo

Breakfast and check out from hotel. Then transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.

Inclusions

  • 4 nights accommodation in 3* hotels with breakfast.
  • Tours and transfers with and modern air conditioned vehicle with driver.
  • English speaking guide during tours.
  • Above mentioned sightseeing entrance.
  • Tax & permission

Exclusions

  • International flight ticket.
  • Egypt Entry Visa.
  • Personal expenses like drinks during meals and tips for drivers, reps, Hotels, restaurants.
  • Extra visits inside sights as entering inside pyramids and mummies room inside Egyptian Museum.
  • Optional excursion, tips and any other item not mentioned in “Package Include”
  • Tips for hotel, guide , drivers etc ...
  • Any item not mentioned in " Inclusions"

Notes

  • Package Price :$280 per person in Double.
  • Resrvation is subject to hotel availability.
  • To active this offer, minimum 2 person participant.
  • Special prices for more participants
  • This offer is valid during Easter Period 2011.
  • Prices is subject to change.


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