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Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Old Cairo Guided Tour

1. Cairo: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Old Cairo Guided Tour

Explore ancient Egypt with a private and guided tour of the major sights. Immerse into history at the Egyptian Museum, walk the streets of Old Cairo, gaze at the Citadel, and browse around the Bazaar. Learn everything need to know from your Egyptology guide. In the morning, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and begin the tour with a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Admire and listen as your guide walks you through the ancient collections and fully immerse in to Egyptian culture. As the richest museum of Egyptian antiquities in the whole world, it contains pharaonic treasures from over 5,000 years ago. It also contains Tutankhamun's tomb treasures which draw crowds from all over the world. Afterward, head to the massive medieval Salah El-Din citadel, which was once a stronghold against the Crusaders. Explore this ancient fortress and marvel at its brilliant domed ceilings, suspended lights, and views of Cairo. The citadel houses the Alabaster mosque of Muhammad Ali. Drive to the Old Cairo quarter. Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Hanging Church, The Greek Church of St. George, and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed in the Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius Church (Abu Serga). You can also enjoy Ben Ezra synagogue and the Church of St. Barbara. After finishing your tour, enjoy a transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.

Cairo: Salah El Din Citadel, Old Cairo Khan Al-Khalili Bazar

2. Cairo: Salah El Din Citadel, Old Cairo Khan Al-Khalili Bazar

Relax as you are picked up directly from your accommodation in Cairo. Cool down inside an air-conditioned vehicle as your driver takes you to the Salah El-Din Citadel on top of the hills. Learn the history of the mosques and see the perfumes, jewels, and handicrafts at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Hop on board an air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel. Drive up to the Muqattam Hills and visit the Salah El-Din Citadel, built as a defensive fort. Enter the Alabaster mosque and learn about the Islamic faith as your guide translates some common Islamic prayers. Arrive at Old Cairo. See the Hanging Church, and the cave in Abu Sirga Church where the holy family rested. See the minarets of Al-Azhar mosque. Continue to Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and amaze yourself with the collection of handmade souvenirs. End your tour with a hotel transfer.

Egypt: Private 5-Day Tour, Nile Cruise, Flights, Balloon

3. Egypt: Private 5-Day Tour, Nile Cruise, Flights, Balloon

Day 1/ Our representative will pick you up from your accommodation in Giza/Cairo to go on an adventure through the history of Egypt starting with Egypt's most important signature, The pyramids of Giza, The tombs under the pyramids initially stored human remains and gifts that their spirits would take with them to the afterlife. Continuing with the Ancient Egypt theme the next visit will be to the Egyptian Museum, The museum houses a vast collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in its unique neo-classical building, spanning from the Predynastic period to the Greco-Roman period. Enjoy Egyptian Lunch in a local restaurant before you head to the airport to fly to Luxor where our driver will be waiting for you holding our sign. after helping you with the luggage the driver will take you to the hotel booked for you in Luxor to spend the nights.  Day 2/   Enjoy an early start for one of the best if not the best experience in Luxor, The hot air balloon ride.    Our driver will pick you up from the reception to join a small group and take you to the hot air balloon ride airport. enjoy Watching the magical sights of Luxor drift by below.    after the magical ride, your private guide will be waiting for you along with the private driver to visit Luxor East bank, starting with The biggest temple in Luxor, The Karnak Temple, a massive temple complex to which dozens of pharaohs added their own constructions. The most significant structure, and the largest religious building ever built.   The next destination is the temple of Luxor, This beautiful temple was built on the east bank of the Nile by Amenhotep III, "The Magnificent'. With his wife Queen Tiy, whom he dearly loved.    After the unique adventure, the driver will drop you off back on the cruise to enjoy sailing up the Nile to Edfu.  Day 3/ Early in the morning, our guide will pick you up from the reception to visit the hidden gem in Edfu, Horus temple, the second biggest temple in Egypt The temple is believed to have been built on the site of the great Horus-Seth battle. Then back to the cruise ship to enjoy your lunch and have some rest while the ship starts sailing. upon arriving in Kom Ombo our guide will pick you up from the reception to visit one of the most unique temples in Egypt, the temple of Kom Ombo, the temple is dedicated to two gods, Sobek the crocodile god, and Haroeris (the falcon god Horus), it is weird for any Egyptian temple to be set up for two gods, it's just unusual to have double dedication. Day 4/   Early in the morning, our driver will pick you up from the reception to visit the most beautiful temple in Egypt (kindly check out before you leave and leave your luggage in the reception).    Relax in an air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the car trip to The Great Temple of Abu Simbel, Dedicated to the Ancient Egyptian gods Amun, Ra-Horakhty, and Ptah and to Ramesses himself, they are considered to be the most beautiful of the temples commissioned during the Pharaoh's reign.   After the overwhelming visit to the temple, you'll be back on the ship where our representative will be waiting for you to take you on a chilling and relaxing visit to the Nubian village where you will enjoy an Egyptian Lunch.    After the colorful visit, you'll be back to collect your luggage and then our driver will take you to the airport to fly to Cairo.    When you arrive in Cairo our driver will be waiting for you holding our sign, after helping you with the luggage he will take you to the hotel booked for you in Cairo to enjoy your dinner and spend the night.  Day 5/     Our representative will pick you up in the morning after enjoying breakfast at the hotel to visit one of the most beautiful and unique areas in Egypt, Old Cairo. (kindly check out before you leave and leave with your luggage) Starting the tour with The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Inner decoration of the mosque looks gorgeous, Enjoy taking pictures with friends and family and learn more about Islamic Cairo with your private guide.  Moving to the next stop Salah El Din Citadel, one of the world's greatest monuments to medieval warfare. Resembling a typical early medieval fortress, with large imposing gateways, towers, and high defending walls, The last stop will be the Khan El-Khalili, The perfect place to shop for souvenirs for friends and families, The bazaar is loud, crowded, colorful, and exciting—full of all kinds of goods and shiny baubles.  After the unique visit, relax and enjoy the Egyptian lunch in a local restaurant. and then our driver will drop you off at your accommodation in Cairo safe and sound. 

Citadel of Salah El Din & Mohamed Ali Mosque

4. Citadel of Salah El Din & Mohamed Ali Mosque

Here is an overview of our complimentary entry policy, thoughtfully designed to promote inclusivity and accessibility for all our visitors: Children under the age of 6 are granted complimentary entry, allowing families to enjoy their visit without additional expenses for their youngest members. Individuals with special needs from Egypt and Arab countries are warmly welcomed with free admission, reflecting our commitment to ensuring accessibility and inclusivity for everyone. Egyptian and Arab citizens aged 60 years and above are also eligible for complimentary entry as a gesture of respect and appreciation for our senior visitors. Photography using mobile phones is allowed at no extra cost, enabling our guests to capture and share their cherished memories without incurring additional fees.

Cairo: 2-Day Pyramids, Museum, Memphis, Coptic Cairo Tour

5. Cairo: 2-Day Pyramids, Museum, Memphis, Coptic Cairo Tour

Day 1: Giza Pyramids, Memphis, Sakkara and Dinner Nile Cruise At morning you will be picked up from your hotel, to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren and visit to the Valley Temple. Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis, then move to the Nile cruise for two hours sailing trip on the Nile with belly dancer, folklore show, Oriental music and dinner Meals: Lunch, Dinner Overnight accommodation is not included. Day 2: Museum, Citadel and Coptic Cairo Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy a visit to the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Paranoiac period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 overwhelming artifacts are presented, after that proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Continue driving to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga. Meals: Lunch kindly note: the tickets included is to the area of the pyramids not inside one of the pyramids. If you wish to enter one of the pyramids, you can pay a ticket on spot. Note: For pick up / drop off form Cairo airport, New Administrative Capital, New Cairo, Nasr City or 6th of October City will be for additional cost

Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo & Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip by Plane

6. Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo & Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip by Plane

Discover Egypt’s greatest antiquities on a 2-day trip from Sharm El Sheikh with flights, lunch, and transportation included. With an Egyptologist, see the Giza pyramids and the Great Sphinx. Behold Sakkara’s Step Pyramid and the ruins of Memphis. Visit the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Day 1: Get picked up from your hotel early in the morning and transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, meet your tour guide outside of the terminal. Begin your full-day tour with a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Then, explore the Valley Temple, the location where priests mummified the body of King Chephren. Get a close-up look at the famous Sphinx, the legendary guardian with the head of a king and the body of a lion. Next, continue to Sakkara and visit the Step Pyramid, built for King Djoser and an important aspect of the pyramids’ evolution. Then, head over to Memphis City, the ancient capital of Egypt and home to the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx. Afterward, stop for lunch in a local restaurant to savor the flavors of the local cuisine. End the first day with a transfer to your hotel for check-in and an overnight stay in Cairo. Day 2: Start the day with breakfast at your hotel. Check out by 8 AM and store your luggage in the car. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the world’s largest display of Egyptian art. Marvel at the rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date back as far as 5,000 years. Continue to the Citadel to visit the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha before proceeding to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brass war, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, and much more. After working up an appetite, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. At the end of day 2, transfer back to Cairo Airport to catch your return flight to Sharm El Shiekh.

Private Giza Pyramids , Museum, Citadel and Cairo Bazaar

7. Private Giza Pyramids , Museum, Citadel and Cairo Bazaar

At any time from 7:00 am until 11:00 am or earlier Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from Cairo airport/Hotel, to enjoy an excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramid of chefren. Then have your lunch at local restaurant and Move to visit the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Then move to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar, Shops in this district are legendary for fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques etc. Later you will be transferred back to Cairo airport/Hotel kindly note : the tickets included is to the area of the pyramids not inside one of the pyramids. If you wish to enter one of the pyramids, you can pay a ticket on spot.

Egypt: Islamic and Coptic Cairo Guided Full-Day Tour

8. Egypt: Islamic and Coptic Cairo Guided Full-Day Tour

Explore Islamic Cairo as you see the medieval fort at Salah al-Din Citadel, where you can admire the minarets of Alabaster Mosque. Follow your guide to Coptic Cairo to see the Hanging Church and Bacchus Church, which sheltered the holy family. Enjoy lunch as your guide takes you around. Greet your tour guide at your hotel then board a private air-conditioned vehicle. Start sightseeing at the Salah al-Din Citadel on the hills where you will enjoy a view of the city. Visit the Alabaster Mosque and Al-Gawhara Palace. Walk down El Moez Street inside the city's ancient walls. Check out the Hanging Church in Coptic Cairo, known as the staircase church for its 29 steps. Proceed to Bacchus Church where the holy family stayed. Go to Ben Ezra Synagogue at the site where Moses was found. Finish up your day-trip with a return transfer to your hotel.

Cairo: 07 Nights Cairo, Aswan & Luxor Nile Cruise

9. Cairo: 07 Nights Cairo, Aswan & Luxor Nile Cruise

Day 1: Airport Transfer When you arrive at Cairo airport, you will receive assistance. After that, you will be transferred to your hotel to relax Day 2: Pyramids & Egyptian Museum Day tour Breakfast will be provided at the hotel. You will be picked up at 9:00 AM to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx. This includes a visit to the Pyramid of Hetepheres and Queen Meritetis. Afterward, lunch will be served at a restaurant near the Pyramids. Next, we will visit Tahrir Square to see the Egyptian Museum and Tutankhamen's collection of gold, jewels, and treasures. Finally, we will transfer you to Cairo railway station for your journey to Aswan, where you will spend the night on the train Day 3: Arrive in Aswan & Aswan Day tour Upon arrival in Aswan, you will be picked up and transferred from the railway station to the Nile Cruise. During your stay, you will have the opportunity to visit the Philae Temple and the High Dam. Once you have completed these visits, you will be able to check in to your accommodation on the Nile Cruise Day 4: Sail to Kom Ombo – Sail to Edfu & Overnight While on your journey, make sure to stop by the Kom Ombo Temple. After that, continue sailing and spend the night on a Nile Cruise Day 5: Edfu Visit – Sail to Luxor & Overnight Have breakfast during your Nile cruise and explore the Temple of Edfu, which is dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus. After that, sail to Luxor and visit the West Bank where you can explore the Valley of Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut, and the Colossi of Memnon. Lastly, spend the night on the Nile Cruise. Day 6: Luxor East Bank – Disembarkation In the morning, enjoy breakfast on a Nile Cruise and then check out. After that, take a trip to the East Bank of Luxor to visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Have lunch at a restaurant. Next, transfer to Luxor railway station to catch a train to Cairo. Spend the night on the train. Day 7: Salah Elden Citadel, Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo Enjoy a breakfast at the train followed by a pickup from the railway station at 09:00 AM. Explore the Saladin Citadel and Muhammed Ali Mosque. Have lunch at a restaurant and then proceed to visit the Hanging Church, Saints Sergius, St. Barbara Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Finally, we will transfer you back to the hotel at 17:00 PM. Day 8: Transfer to Cairo Airport Have breakfast at the hotel, check out, and then be transferred to Cairo for the ultimate departure.

From Alexandria: 2-Day Giza and Cairo Private Guided Tour

10. From Alexandria: 2-Day Giza and Cairo Private Guided Tour

Day 1: Alexandria / Giza Tour Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria, and then transfer to Cairo around 2 hours away, to enjoy a great excursion to The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of Chephren and visit to the Valley Temple. Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser. Then proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Finally of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel accommodation for overnight Meals: Lunch Day 2: Tour Cairo Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy a visit to the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 overwhelming artifacts are presented, Then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Then we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar, Shops in this district are legendary for fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques etc. Then you will be transferred back to Alexandria. Meals: Lunch kindly note: the tickets included is to the area of the pyramids not inside one of the pyramids. If you wish to enter one of the pyramids, you can pay a ticket on spot. if the mentioned hotel are not available, the company have the right to Change the hotel as it of same category .

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We had the pleasure of embarking on the tour led by Dina. From start to finish, every expect of the tour exceeded our expectations. Dina seamlessly blended historical insights turned the trip into a journey through time. Moreover Dina demonstrated exceptional professionalism and organization, ensuring that the tour ran smoothly. Overall, i cannot recommend Dina and this tour higly enough. Thank you, for a truly unforgettable journey.

The guide made us fully enjoy the experience thanks to his historical-cultural knowledge and excellent command of the Italian language. Especially at the Egyptian Museum his presence was fundamental in making us fully understand the history of ancient Egypt in a unique journey.

It was really nice experience. The tour guide, Ali, explained everything really week, history and background of each site we visit. The drive was patient too and really kind.

Dina was an excellent tour guide, we have seen everything what we planned. We learned a lot about the Coptic culture and history. Thank you!

The guide was really nice. the only thing that could be improved is where we had lunch.