Cairo short stop-over

An Expert's View about Business Travel in Egypt

Posted on: 18 Feb 2013

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Trip Run: Daily

Tour Itinerary:

First Day : your arrival to Cairo

Welcome to Egypt at any time.


You will be met by your tour leader or manager at Cairo International Airport at arrival procedures then he will take you to your hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel he will assist you with a smooth check-in, establish and confirm duration for each tour.

overnight in Cairo.

Welcome drink.

Second Day : Excursion in Giza

Pyramids Tour

Take your breakfast at hotel in Cairo and then meet your tour guide who will take you to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, which built of a large number of huge stones about 2 million piece and inside it a lot of corridors and passages, Chephren and MenkuRaa (as you can enjoy discovering there internal corridors like the great pyramid ) then you can move to see the  Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body which dates from the time of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple which belongs to the pyramids of chefren

. Take your Lunch during the tour and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser which located Among a Great funerary Complex considered as the oldest structure of stone in the world but the pyramid specially is one of the results of The Ancient Egyptians attempts to achieve the complete form of the pyramid which appeared in The Great Three Pyramids at Giza site .

Then Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant after that transfer to Memphis which is the oldest Capital of Ancient Egypt in the Reign of king Mena in The Old Kingdom , it was known as The White City, as it was full of its white stones Fences and fortifications.                                                                                                                                                     

Overnight in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Third Day : Tour in Cairo Sightseeing

Take your Breakfast at the hotel and then you will meet your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, which contains the most important artifacts from different eras of Ancient Egypt. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of royal ornaments like this collection of the famous king Tutankhamen of treasure, gold and jewelry treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot).

Lunch throughout the tour at local restaurant, then move to Saladin Citadel & Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside.

Then Continue to visit Old Cairo, the Hanging Church which is the oldest hanging Church in Egypt and Ben Ezra Synagogue, after that, maybe you will do shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast  & Lunch.

Fourth Day: Optional Excursion in Alexandria

That day you have the choice of having a free day in Cairo or join our most valuable optional tour to Alexandria to visit one of the most important sites, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast, Qaitbay Citadel which was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria & was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Which built by order from The founder of it ,Sultan named Al-Ashraf Abou Anasr Saif El-Din Qaitbay El-Jerkasy (1468-1496 AD), and it was considered as military construction which has been ordered to rise in protection of Egypt against the Turkish Attacks during the times of Mamluke Qaitbay in Alexandria.

Proceed to visit the Roman Catacombs, tombs which named by that name which refers to the rock cut underground tombs, also its planning like the Christian Catacomb in Rome, these tombs show scenes combine between the Ancient Egyptian Art and the Roman & Greek Arts, it’s back to the 1st:4th century, its planning consist of 3 floors under the ground as its entrance leads to Spiral staircase which leads to halls and wells, the most important of them which belongs to Emperor “Karkla” that contains bones of human bodies and horses, the walls of the main tomb show a marvelous scenes such as Goddess “Athens” & “Anubis”. After that return to your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Fifth Day :Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Inclusion:

•  Return flight ticket from Sharm El Sheikh.

•Pick up services from your hotel and return.

•Assistance of our personal during your tours.

• All transfers by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.

• Service of professional Egyptology tour guide.

•Entrance fees to the sights in Cairo and Giza.

•Lunch during tours in Cairo at quality restaurant.

• Shopping tours through Cairo famous Bazaars.

• 1 bottled water during tours in Cairo.

• Accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel with breakfast.

• All services charges and taxes included in your price .

Exclusion :

• International airfare.

• Egypt entry visa, for non-restricted nationalities,  you can buy it upon arrival before passport control. Visa Costs $ 15  = 11 Euro per adult or child.

• Any optional tours mentioned in the itinerary.

• Drinks and any personal expenses.

• Entrance fees to special archaeological sites like (Mummies room at the Egyptian Museum- inside one of the Pyramids ).

• Tipping Kitty.


Posted: 18 February 2013

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