Cairo by bus - 2 days

2 Day tour to Cairo from Sharm El Sheikh | Coptic Cairo and the citadel of Saladin

                             This tour runs every Monday - Thursday - Saturday

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus

                  Book this tour now and get  glass bottom boat trip for free

 
Tour Highlights
·       Pyramids                                                                              Adult:  £120 GBP pp
·       Sphinx                                                                                  Child:  £  60 GBP pp
·       Egyptian Museum
·       Citadel
·       Old Cairo
 

Day 1

Pick up from your hotel at approximately 1am for the drive to Cairo.

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus, Egyptian Museum

Visit the Cairo Museum, the largest museum in Egypt which houses over 120,000 artifacts from ancient Egypt.  You will have the opportunity to explore some of the highlights of the Museum such as the Royal Mummy room, the Animal Mummy room and the gold treasures room of Tutankhamun where you will see his famous gold mask.  Please note there is an extra ticket fee if you wish to enter the Royal Mummy room. 

 

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus, Felucca on the Nile

After visiting the Cairo Museum spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Cairo on this optional excursion - sailing on the River Nile on a traditional sail boat, a Felucca.  This is a great opportunity to relax, unwind and enjoy life on the Nile. 

Please note this is an optional tour with an extra cost of 50 EGP per person.

 

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus, Cairo Egypt

 

Enjoy lunch at one of the best authentic restaurants in Cairo with a Nile view.

 

 

 

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus, Giza PyramidsVisit the Giza Plateau, home of the famous Pyramids, the greatest of the Seven Wonders of the World and the only one still in existence and the Sphinx, the largest single block sculpture of all times.  Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure which are surrounded by the Sahara Desert.  Take your photos or ride on camel or horseback through the sand dunes which lay beside the monumental pyramid complex. 

Please note there is an extra ticket fee to enter the pyramids or visit the Solar Museum.


 

Overnight at the 4* Oasis Hotel (www.oasis.com.eg) or a similar hotel based on B&B basis.



Day 2

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus, Mohammed Ali MosquesAfter breakfast at your hotel you will visit the Salah el Din Citadel which encompasses the mosques of Mohammed Ali and Sultan Qalawun and houses the Police and Military Museums.  There is also the Well of Joseph, 90 metres deep which was the only water supply for the entire Citadel complex.  Situated on an area of Muqattam Hill the Citadel offers visitors grand views over Cairo and is a great spot for taking photos of the City, the Nile and even the Pyramids.

 

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus

 

Sample popular dishes such as Foul (fava beans), Falafel (chickpeas with spices) and Babaganoush (eggplant dip), during your lunch which will be served in one of Cairo’s most famous restaurants, Felfela.

 

 

 

 

 

Cairo Two Day Trip From Sharm El Sheikh By Bus, Coptic CairoAfter lunch you will explore the streets of Coptic Cairo and Old Cairo.  This is an opportunity to see how the past and the present work together and how different faiths live and mix in Cairo.   You will visit:

* The Hanging Church 

* The Church of Abu Serga 

* Ben Ezra’s Temple 

* Amr Ben Elaas Mosque 

 

Notes:

-     As this tour departs Sharm at approximately 1am we advise that you ask your hotel to provide you with a breakfast box to enjoy during your journey.

-     Two rest stops are provided each way of the journey if you require food or bathrooms.

-     Ticket prices for optional sites as mentioned are as follows:

   o        Royal Mummy room at Egyptian Museum – 100 LE

   o        Entrance into the Great Pyramid (Cheops) – 100 LE

   o        Entrance into Khafre Pyramid – 30 LE

   o        Entrance into Solar Boat Museum – 50 LE

-     All transfers and sightseeing will be in a modern air conditioned motor coach supplied with free water and soft drinks.

 

Tour includes

·           All transfers and sightseeing in a modern air conditioned motor coach.

·           English speaking Egyptologist.

·           Lunch

·           Visits as per program including entry fees.

 

Tour Excludes

·         Food and drinks unless specified above.

·         Gratuities and tipping (recommended).

·         Extra tickets as mentioned above.

 

PRICE

Adult:  £120 GBP pp

Child:  £  60 GBP pp

                 Book this tour now and get  glass bottom boat trip for free

Departure Details

 

Departure Point:

Selected Sharm el Sheikh hotels

Departure Time:

1.00am (approximately)

Tour Duration: 

2 days

Return:

Returns to original departure point at approximately 11pm


 During your free time in Cairo, shopping or other excursions can be organized upon request.

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