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EXPERIENCE

Day 1: Pyramids, The Egyptian Museum, and Citadel

Start with pickup from your hotel and head to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates from the time of Chephren, and visit the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramid of Chefren.

Have lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. Admire 5000 years of art, the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.

Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamun’s collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s.

Then visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din before returning to your hotel.

Day 2: Sakkara, Memphis, Dahshur, and Nile dinner cruise

After pickup from your hotel, visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure, built in the 3rd dynasty for King Zoser. Proceed to Dahshur and explore the Red Pyramid (the oldest true pyramid in history) and see the Bent Pyramid (the most well-preserved pyramid).

Transfer to Memphis City, founded by King Menes, and 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. See the statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.

Have dinner on board the Nile cruise while enjoying a belly dance and folklore show, music, and dinner. Savor the chef’s specialties including a selection of Egyptian favorites.

Day 3: Islamic And Christian Cairo

Following pickup from your hotel, visit Old Cairo, known as Christian Coptic Cairo. It’s a destination of pilgrimage not only for Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. Visit the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Have lunch and then continue to visit one of the oldest streets in Egypt, El Moez Le Din Allah Street. Admire the various monuments spread along both sides of the street such as Bab El Fetouh and Bab El Nasr before heading to the northern side of the city.

In El Darb El Asfar, the most ancient quarter of Islamic Cairo, visit Barqouq Mosque and School in Nahassen, El Aqmar Mosque, the Mosque of El Saleh Tala, The Blue Mosque, the Dome, Qalawoon Hospital and School, and more. Afterward. return to your hotel.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Feel the ancient history of Egypt come to life as you explore key monuments
Discover of both the Islamic and Christian parts of Egypt’s capital
Enjoy a nighttime cruise on the Nile River with local cuisine and entertainment
Discover the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, housing over 250,000 artifacts
Learn more about one of the world’s most ancient civilizations during the tour

 

 

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