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Carefully curated for those who have a short window of time, this deluxe 4 Day Cairo Famous Sites Tour Package provides an introduction to the most famous and beloved attractions in and around metropolitan Cairo. Highlights of this tour include the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx; the oldest pyramid, Djoser at Saqqara; the site of the ancient city of Memphis; beautiful Coptic churches and stunning mosques; amazing artifacts at the Egyptian Museum; and the enchanting Khan Al Khalili Bazaar. Contact Secret of Egypt to book this 4 Day Cairo Famous Sites Tour or any one of our fantastic Egypt tour packages.
After receiving a warm welcome from your tour leader, no matter what time of day you arrive in Cairo, you will be accompanied in a comfortable vehicle to your 5-star hotel and the tour manager will help you settle in for your two-night stay. Before leaving you to relax for the evening, he will review the itinerary and confirm pick-up times for each day.
You’ll start your day with a 5-star breakfast, after which your tour guide will greet you and escort you in a comfortable car to kick-off your Cairo tour with the most famous pyramids.
First stop will be the world-renowned Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, as well as the Sphinx and the lesser know yet intriguing Valley Temple, which is situated so that it faces the great monument. The largest of the Giza pyramids, The Great Pyramid, is the only one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World that is still standing. If you are interested, tickets to the Solar Boat Museum which sits in front of the Cheops Pyramid, will also be available for purchase. After a full morning at the Giza Pyramid Complex, you will enjoy a lovely lunch at a nearby restaurant. Take the opportunity to rest and refuel for the afternoon’s adventures.
Next you will journey over to Sakkara where you will visit the Sakkara necropolis, including the first pyramid built in ancient Egypt, the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Lastly, you will be escorted to the ruins of Memphis, the famous and bustling capital of the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt.
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
After another lovely breakfast at the hotel, your tour guide will take you to the incredible Egyptian Museum near downtown’s newly renovated Tahrir Square. Your tour guide will guide you through the many rooms full of tens of thousands of ancient artifacts on display.
The Treasures Room is surely one of the most spectacular highlights of the museum. King Tutankham’s sealed tomb was first entered in the early 20th century and found fully intact, including all the incredible artifacts buried with him to take to the afterlife. Because of this you can view all of these beautiful artifacts as well as King Tut’s mummy in the Treasure Room, which is included in the admission to the museum as a guest of Secret of Egypt’s 4 Day Cairo Famous Sites Tour Package.
The Egyptian Museum also offers a special animal mummies Room where you can view several animals’ mummies on display, as it is included in as part of admission with the 4 Day Cairo Famous Sites Tour Package. You will take your lunch at a well-known local restaurant, after which you will be escorted to the Cairo Citadel and then the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque Next stop will be the area known as Coptic Cairo where you will visit the Hanging Church of Cairo and the interesting Ben Ezra Synagogue. The last stop of the day will be in Islamic Cairo and the colorful and historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar. This area of Cairo is widely agreed to be a must-see when visiting Egypt. The bazaar, in existence since the 14th century, consists of narrow streets and enchanting cafes and shops full of keepsakes. Shop if you like, but if not, you won’t be disappointed exploring this charming part of Cairo. Once finished at Khan El Khalili, you will head back to the hotel for an evening of relaxation or of more free-time exploration of the city that Never Sleeps after sunset if you like.
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
After enjoying one last 5-star breakfast, you will be taken in comfort to the Cairo International Airport according to your previously confirmed departure times.
The staff at Secret of Egypt is positive that you will have a memorable 4-day visit to Cairo with this tour, and it is our hope that you will return in the future.
Meals included: Breakfast