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Tour Details

Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour Location

Giza / Cairo

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo International Airport

Tour Type

Private

Best of Cairo in 5 Days

Witness the best of Cairo within a marvelous short break of 5 days Cairo tour and enjoy the best historical masterpieces in the capital city. Uncover the Giza Pyramids Complex which contains one of the seven wonders of the world “The Great Pyramid” and the spectacular Sphinx and discover the legendary Step Pyramid of Djoser, the magical Egyptian Museum, and the wonderful Cairo citadel in addition to many more of the breathtaking Islamic and Coptic attractions in Cairo. Don’t miss the chance and enjoy the best 5 days Cairo tour itinerary.

Tour Highlights

Giza Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids
  • The Valley Temple
  • Saqqara Pyramid
  • Memphis City

Cairo Attractions

  • The Egyptian Museum
  • Cairo Citadel
  • The Hanging Church
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Tour Inclusions

  • The service of greeting and assist at Cairo airport.

  • Accommodation 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo including breakfast.

  • Experienced tour guide through the tours.

  • Transfers by modern air-conditioned vehicles.

  • Entry fees to all the sites listed in the itinerary.

  • Lunch meals at good quality restaurants during the trips.

  • All charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.

  • Tipping.

  • Personal Expenses.

  • Any optional tours.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival to Egypt / Enjoy Dinner Cruise

Day One:Arrival to Egypt / Enjoy Dinner Cruise

Welcome to the land of Pharaohs where you will be received by our "Egypt Tours Portal" representative upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport. After your representative will assist you to finish all your formal procedures and luggage identification, you will be driven by your tour guide to 5* hotel in Cairo to check-in.

You will begin your first steps in Egypt by the evening when your tour guide will take you to enjoy the most awesome dinner meal onboard a super highly recommended Nile ship following with the best local shows, belly dancing, and musical concerts in a unique incomparable atmosphere. Then, you will return to your hotel.

Day Two : Witness Giza Pyramids & Saqqara Region

Day Two:Witness Giza Pyramids & Saqqara Region

Wake up and breakfast then you will be taken by your personal tour guide in a private deluxe A/C vehicle to visit the best historical attractions in Giza including:

Giza Pyramids Complex

It's the most impressive of Ancient Egypt legacies which were established during the ruling period of the 4th dynasty. Giza Pyramids complex or as it's known "Giza Necropolis" is located over Giza Plateau and the best known distinctive elements in the site are the three legendary pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure.

The Great Pyramid

It's the largest pyramid in Giza Plateau and it was considered as the tallest construction in the ancient world for more than 2000 years. The Great Pyramid (147 m) is dedicated to Pharaoh Khufu who ruled the country during the reign of the 4th dynasty and it consists of 2,300,000 blocks of stones.

The Great Sphinx

It's the bodyguard of the Giza Pyramids Complex which is represented to pharaoh Chephren. The Sphinx is a very large sculpture of limestone, standing 73 m tall, 20 m height, and 19 m wide which was carved with a human head and a lion's body as a representation of strictness and wisdom.

The Valley Temple

It's a granite mortuary temple situated at Giza Complex and it was mainly used for purification and mummification purposes and it also served as a religious site to host the royal rituals.

You will be driven to a deluxe restaurant to have your lunch then you will move to witness:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

It's the first step pyramid constructed in the world which belongs to King Djoser. Saqqara Step Pyramid was erected during the reign of the 3rd dynasty to be the royal grave of the king and it consists of six steps and towers 203 feet.

Memphis City

Memphis Egypt is the first capital of Egypt which was known as the "White Wall" believing that it referred to the palace of the king which was made from whitewashed stones. The word "Memphis" was thought to be a Greek word that equals "Men-nefer" in the ancient Egyptian language meaning constant and beautiful.

We will drive you back to your hotel and overnight.

Day Three : An Amazing Excursion to Old Cairo

Day Three:An Amazing Excursion to Old Cairo

Have breakfast then you will be guided by your expert tour guide to discover the best-known sightseeing in Cairo including:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is an impressive exhibition of more than 250,000 royal antiquities and relics of more than 3000 years. The museum also contains the timeless collection of the Great King Tutankhamun in addition to many thousands of other treasures and belongings.

Your lunch will be served at a very good local restaurant then move to visit:

Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque

Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque is the oldest Islamic mosque in Africa which was commissioned by the great Islamic leader Amr Ibn Al Aas who introduced Islam to Egypt and completed by 640 AD.

The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church is one of the best known Christian attractions which was founded in the 9th century. However, it's believed that the Hanging Church served as a church in the 3rd century AD to be the first Coptic site in all of Egypt.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue is the oldest Jewish spot in Egypt which was structured in the 9th century and it's situated deep in the alleys of Old Cairo. As it's known, the site turned to be a tourist attraction after the departure the most of the Jewish community from Egypt in the 1950s.

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Let's have a majestic shopping experience to the oldest market in the Middle East where you will be face to face with many various types of goods, clothes, souvenirs, perfumes, etc.

You will be taken back to your hotel for overnight.

Day Four : A Trip to Islamic Cairo Highlights

Day Four:A Trip to Islamic Cairo Highlights

Breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by your private Egyptologist to visit the most remarkable Islamic sites in Cairo including:

Salah El Din Citadel

Cairo Citadel is a spectacular fortification which was commissioned by Salah EL Din Ayyubid to protect Cairo City against the Crusader invasion. The process of the citadel's construction had started in 1176 AD and completed by 1182 AD.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

When Muhammed Ali ruled the country, he decided to demolish the buildings of the Mamluks in Cairo Citadel and built his alabaster mosque between 1830 and 1848 to be one of the most recognizable Islamic landmarks in Cairo.

Have your lunch at a good local restaurant then proceed to visit:

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Sultan Hassan Mosque is the truly finest example of Mamluk architecture which was established in the 14th century and it stands in the heart of the capital at El Darb El Ahmar. The vast size of the building makes it more amazing. However, most of its visitors are impressed by its majestic structure.

Al Rifa'i Mosque

Al Rifa'i Mosque is one of the best examples of Islamic architecture which is located in the opposite of Sultan Hassan mosque. It was built in 1819 and completed by 1912.

You will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight.

Day 5 : End your 5 Days Cairo Tour & Fly Home

Day 5:End your 5 Days Cairo Tour & Fly Home

Check out after breakfast then you will be driven to Cairo International Airport to catch your flight back home and end your 5 days Cairo tour.

Egypt Tours Portal: Safety Measures during COVID-19

  • Social distancing enforced throughout our tours.

  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

  • Regular temperature checks for staff

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Umbrella.
  • Medication.
  • Comfortable Shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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