5 Days Cairo Tour
|Duration||5 Days / 4 Nights|
|Tour Location||Giza / Cairo|
|Pickup & Drop Off||Cairo International Airport|
|Tour Type||Sightseeing Tour|
Best of Cairo in 5 Days for South African Travelers
5 Days Cairo tour will be a heavenly journey filled with fun and majesty. The outstanding travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most excellent services of a private A/C Vehicle, comfortable accommodations, and a proficient Egyptologist tour guide which is anticipated from the best travel agency in Egypt during your incredible Cairo Tour. All our South African clients will 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 like Hanging Church, Amr Ibn Alas Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque and more. Travel across the golden spectacles of Cairo and Book this glorious 5 days Cairo tour.
- Giza Pyramids
- The Sphinx
- The Valley Temple
- The Grand Egyptian Museum
- Saqqara Pyramid
- Memphis City
Cairo Attractions - Part 1
- The Egyptian Museum
- Salah El Din Citadel
- Mohamed Ali Mosque
- Al Rifai Mosque
- Sultan Hassan Mosque
Cairo Attractions - Part 2
- Al Muizz & Khan El Khalili
- The National Museum
- Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque
- The Hanging Church
- Ben Ezra Synagogue
- Accommodation for 4 nights at 5* hotel in Cairo including breakfast.
- The service of greeting and assisting at Cairo airport.
- 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.
- International airfare.
- Entry visa to Egypt.
- Personal rxpenses.
- Any optional tours.
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 followed by the best local shows, belly dancing, and musical concerts in a unique incomparable atmosphere.
Then, you will return to your hotel.
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
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:
The celestial Giza is a magical creation showcasing the golden heritage of the grand 4th dynasty which was created in 2600 BC in one of the most unique places in Giza in order to reach the stars.
The majestic Great Pyramid is a glorious construction made in 2570 BC to head all the way to heaven and immortalize their legacy for ages. It was designed by the main architect Hemiunu for Pharaoh Khufu (2609 BC - 2584 BC) to be his immortal resting place. It was built using 2.3 million limestone blocks weighing 2.5 tons using about 400,000 paid skilled free builders. It was entirely covered in Albaster and reached a total height of 138.5 meters (454.4 ft) to become the tallest building on earth for 3800 years and the only intact wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
The mythical and epic Sphinx was carved from a single piece of limestone to preserve the wise mind and powerful will of Pharaoh Khafre (2558–2532 BC) by putting his face on the body of a lion. The Sphinx is one of the biggest monumental sculptures on earth which has a unique piece of art such as the dream Steele of king Thutmose IV which was placed in 1401 BC.
The divine Valley Temple is a legendary creation made to immortalize the bodies of the 4th dynasty where the mummification and Opening of the Mouth ceremony were performed. The Valley temple is very preserved and filled with amazing artworks and monuments.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is a golden portal leading to cosmic ancient Egyptian creations of celestial intelligence that were cultivated across 5000 years of continuous innovation and vivid artistic imagination. Within this colossal wonder is the once-in-a-lifetime chance to discover some of the greatest archaeological monuments and artifacts ever made which include :
The Hanging Obelisk, King Ramses Il Statue, The 10 Statues of King Senusert, The Grand staircase, Statues of Ptolemaic Kings and Queens, The Victory Column of King Mercnptah, The epic Royal Regalia, and the Grand Atrium & Gift show.
There is a VIP ticket that gives access to witness a number of other artifacts, for more information contact us.
You will be driven to a deluxe restaurant to have your lunch then you will move to witness:
The heavenly Saqqara Step Pyramid is an epic archaeological wonder that changed the face of pyramid construction. It was designed and built by the brilliant Imhotep between 2670–2650 BC for king Djoser. The pyramid consists of 6 steps made of limestone which holds a height of 63 m tall.
The capital city of Memphis was created in the 31st century BC to be the magical city of White walls. Memphis Egypt was translated from Greek to name "Ai-gy-ptos" by the historical Manetho which acted as the etymological name source of “Egypt”. Ptah the patron god of the city of art and craftsmanship protected the city.
We will drive you back to your hotel, and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
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 marvelous Egyptian Museum was created in 1901 AD to preserve and display all the archaeological marvels of Egypt which are able to reflect the epic heritage of the greatest civilization on earth.
Your lunch will be served at a very good local restaurant then move to visit:
The majestic Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque is one of the most innovative Islamic constructions on earth which were created by Amr Ibn Alas to become the first mosque in Africa in 641 AD. The mosque was rebuilt and enlarged in the most incredible fashion to shed light on the artistic and architectural innovation of the Islamic style across the ages.
The blessed staircase church of the Mother of God Saint Virgin Mary "Hanging Church" is the oldest church found on earth which was established in the 5th century AD on the ancient southern roman gatehouses of Babylon fortress. It has an incredible and unique architectural design built in the basilican style across the exterior and interior of the church.
The heavenly Ben Ezra Synagogue is a magical Jewish attraction created by the converted of a church in 882 AD and renovated completely in the 19th dynasty AD. Many believed that the place the hold synagogue is where Moses was found on the blessed back of the Nile River. It has amazing carvings and artifacts plus amazing books made in Aramaic, Hebrew, and Judeo-Arabic.
The majestic National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) was founded in the heart of old Cairo in the city of fustat which has a magical collection of 50,000 pieces of incredible artifacts and a number of mummies up to 20 royal members of kings and queens.
The golden Al-Muizz li-Din Allah Al-Fatemi street is a mega cultural gathering which was initially created 953–975 AD and was enlarged in 1171 AD as a very significant commercial attraction filled with magical cafes that offer the chance to relax and enjoy your time at the fullest.
The immortal house of wealth and the greatest spot for shopping is the heavenly Khan el Khalili Bazaar which was created in 970 AD to offer everyone a magical chance to explore the most incredible collection of artifacts and souvenirs which are deprived entirely of the culture and history of the greatest civilization in the world.
You will be taken back to your hotel for the overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
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:
The celestial guardian of Cairo Citadel was made by the honorable warrior Salah El Din which is found on the highest point in Cairo the immortal capital of Egypt. The golden Cairo Citadel came into existence between 1176–1183 AD to be the crown gem of Cairo, a defensive stronghold, and the ultimate headquarters of the Egyptian government. The citadel has some incredible art galleries, museums, and marvelous mosques worthy of exploring.
The majestic Alabaster mosque is a magical creation found in the heart of the Cairo Citadel which was made between 1830 and 1848 BC to display the magical Ottoman art and architecture. It is known to be seen from any place in Cairo and it has the tomb of Muhammed Ali Pasha in the courtyard of the mosque.
Have your lunch at a good local restaurant then proceed to visit:
The Golden royal Sultan Hassan Mosque is a magical example of Mamluk's artistic architecture which was established by Sultan an-Nasir Hassan between 1356 and 1363 AD. It is extremely extravagant filled with incredible designs and artifacts that almost emptied the national treasury.
The majestic Al Rifa'i Mosque is a golden piece of art and architecture that was designed to become a replica of the Sultan Hassan which is also found right next to it, just in close proximity to Cairo Citadel. It was created in 1819 AD and completed by 1912 AD to house the royal mausoleum of "The Descents of Mohammad Ali".
You will be transferred back to your hotel for the overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Cairo Hotel
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.
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What to Pack
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.
What You Will Love About This Tour?
Our South African guests will be very happy with all our magical services in this epic Cairo Tour.
Our South African clients will discover the majesty of the Giza Pyramids Complex, the Sphinx, Saqqara Step Pyramid, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo Citadel, the Hanging Church, Amr Ibn Alas mosque, the National Museum, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, and many more.
Everyone will explore the blessed nature of the historical heritage of Cairo that spanned over 5000 years.
Everyone will cast their marvelous eyes on all the blessed works of archaeology.
The travel adventure of a lifetime will become a reality in this delightful manner.
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