Trip to Cairo From Sokhna Port
Enjoy a private 2 day trip to Cairo from Sokhna Port to visit Giza pyramids, the sphinx the step pyramid then overnight at 5* hotel. Next day tour to the Egyptian museum and the citadel then we drive you back to Sokhna Port.
|Cairo – Giza|
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
|Duration||2 Days / 1 Night|
|Pick up services from your cruise exit door at Sokhna Port & return.
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
Accommodation in Cairo at 5* Hotel.
Private Egyptologist guide during the 2 day tours.
Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
2 Lunch meals during your tours.
Shopping tours in Cairo.
Entrance fees for all Sightseeing mentioned.
All service charges and taxes.
|Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
“Egypt Tours Portal” representative will meet you at Sokhna Port and escort you through your 2 day trips to Cairo from Sokhna Port. Drive to Cairo approximately 3 hours by an air-conditioned vehicle joining your private tour to visit:
Giza Pyramid Complex:
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx:
It is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant then join your private tour guide to visit:
Saqqara Step Pyramid:
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62m. Finally, transfer to 5* hotel in Cairo and Overnight.
Check out after breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit Cairo Highlights including:
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. 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. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
Salah el din Citadel:
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182, Then move to visit:-
Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848 , the mosque named ” The Alabaster Mosque” because most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Finally, enjoy visiting:-
Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the middle east. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.
Finally, drive back to Sokhna Port to board your ship.