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Egypt Shore Excursions
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Port Said Excursions
Your private guide and driver at the exit door of Port Said will take you to the city of Cairo, approximately a 3 hours drive from the port. Upon arrival in your English-speaking professional, the guide will lead you on a quick-paced exploration of the city's famous sites. The day tour will start with the climax of the excitement, the Great pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.
You will visit 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. It is certainly one of the most recognized and 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 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, visiting the Sun boat museum or having a camel ride (All upon your request 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's 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.
On the way to your next stop, lunch will be served in a local Egyptian restaurant.
After tasting some delicious Egyptian food, another heavy meal is waiting for you to swallow.
You will visit one of the biggest museums in the world, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, which houses the biggest collections of Egypt monuments. Allow at least two hours for the Museum tour, but do not expect to see everything in one visit—it would take days to explore the entire museum and it’s easy to get lost. With so much to see, visiting with a tour guide is a convenient choice, and our private guided tour will ensure you maximize your time and see the highlights.
Feel the relaxation of your soul when you go to Old Coptic Cairo. It is a very sacred and holy area as it contains 14 churches and a Jewish synagogue. The tour starts with a visit to the Hanging Church, one of the most beautiful churches that were built in the 5th century. Consecrated to Virgin Mary, The church was built above one of the towers of the fort of Babylon. It has 110 beautiful icons and once was the seat of the Patriarch. Your guide will explain to you all about the church before moving to the Cavern church or the church of St Sergius and Bacchus. Thousands of visitors come annually to this church to visit the cave where Jesus the baby and the Virgin Mary were hiding for 3 months during the journey of escape in Egypt. The religious tolerance in Egypt is embodied by your visit to the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo. This temple is one among the other 11 synagogues in Egypt and is named after a merchant from Jerusalem called Ben Ezra. You will be given the full history of the synagogue and the position of the Jewish community in Egypt.
At the end of this fantastic tour, which includes the two major attractions in Cairo, your guide and driver, will accompany you back to the Port Said.
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.
Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and up: adult price.
Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents (Maximum 1 Child sharing parent's room).
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.
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