Egypt Excursions and Day Tours
/ Cairo One Day From Luxor By Flight
Tour departs from centrally located Luxor hotels & Nile cruises.
6:00 AM (earlier or later departures are available until 9:00 AM if required, please advise us at time of booking).
18:00 PM (Approx.)
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?
The answer is of course YES. With Your Egypt Tours, you will visit the Giza pyramids and Sphinx, the Egyptian museum and Khan El Khalili
Discover the magic of Giza city on a day tour and explore the famous Giza pyramids area and Sphinx. After meeting your guide at Cairo Airport, 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, visiting the Sun boat museum. (All upon your request for extra cost).You may like to have fun and explore the edge of the desert by having a camel ride around the area. (For 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 artefacts in its different halls in a guided tour. Although the museum has tens of thousands of artefacts 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 impressive tour with your visit to Khan El Khalili market where all products of Egyptian souvenirs are available in different qualities. You are invited to have a local drink while sitting with your guide at El Fishawy coffee shop: the oldest one in Cairo. When having free time to browse the market put the advice of your guide in consideration.
While today the Khan El Khalili Bazaar is no longer the commercial center of Cairo, it is still one of the most famous markets in the Middle East.
Fly back to Luxor.
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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