Egypt Excursions and Day Tours
/ Best of Cairo With a Felucca Ride
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking
9:00 am (earlier or later departures are available until 10:30 am if required, please advise us at time of booking)
Tour returns to the original point of departure
Visiting and seeing the pyramids of Egypt is a childhood dream for millions of people in this world especially for those who studied about them when they were little kids. Did you ever dream of visiting those great structures in a day tour? Is it possible to visit the most famous pyramids in one day?
T Discover the magic of Giza city on a day tour and explore the famous Giza pyramids area and Sphinx. You will start visiting the symbol of the Eternity and the only wonder that still survives among the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great pyramid of Cheops(Khufu). It is certainly one of the most important monuments of ancient Egypt. A masterpiece of fabricated structure and architecture, you will be overwhelmed by the huge size of its blocks, the height and the age that exceeded 4600 years.
While you stare at this great monument, your guide will explain fully the history of all the area including the other pyramids, of Chephren and Mycerinus, answer all your questions and give you free time for photography. You will have the chance to take pictures of the area including all the pyramids from the panorama area.).
You will spend more than two hours in the area so that you can have enough time to do some extras like entering one of the pyramids chamber or you may like to have fun and explore the edge of the desert by having a camel ride around the area. (For an extra cost).
Moving to the Sphinx area where you will spend some time exploring this monolith statue, which symbolizes the power and wisdom of the pharaoh as the statue, was carved as a lion body and the head of the pharaoh. Next to the Sphinx area, you will visit the valley temple where you will learn about mummification in ancient Egypt. After this visit,
Explore the treasures of the Egyptian museum (opend in 1902) and look at amazing monuments and artifacts in its different halls in a guided tour. Although the museum has tens of thousands of artifacts but in this short tour, your Egyptologist guide will focus on the highlights and masterpieces of the museum
Visit the Tut Ankh Amun Wing on the first floor and see his wonderful collection of historically important artwork. The treasures are mainly golden and they cover a quite large section of the museum. This area of the museum includes significant statues, furniture and gold sculptures. After enjoying the guided part of the tour, take some free time to browse the museum with the option of visiting the royal mummy room.
End up this amazing tour with riding a felucca on the Nile. On the boat, while reclining on sofa, watch the sun going down in Cairo sky. Enjoy taking photos of the greenery on the river banks. Take in the fresh breeze of the river. Keep an eye on the surroundings in the company of your guide. Book this private excursion and you will spend memorable time with Your Egypt Tours.
This is the end of the tour; you will be taken back to the hotel.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
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