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EXPERIENCE

At the morning Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Hurghada or El Gouna and transfer you to Hurghada International Airport for flight to Cairo where you will be met and accompanied by your tour guide to discover the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great 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 Chephren.

Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo. Then you will move on to relish a trip to 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 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920 when his tomb was excavated. Move on to Coptic Cairo for a background about the Christian & Jewish heritage through the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Finally you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for flight to Hurghada and then transfer back to your hotel.

Note: kindly note that any hotel’s pickup from Safaga, Soma Bay, Makadi, Sahl Hasheesh, or Elgouna will be for extra charge.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Take your flight to Cairo to spend a memorable day in Giza Plateau.
Know more about the history of each pyramid and the 4th dynasty.
Visit the Valley Temple that was built for the mummification of the king
Proceed to discover the unique collections of artifacts in the Egyptian museum.
Explore the history of different religious constructions in Coptic Cairo.

 

 

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