Cairo by air - 2 days

Two Day Tour to Cairo from Sharm by Plane

This tour runs every Monday and Thursday

Two Day Tour to Cairo from Sharm by Plane, Giza Pyramids

Tour Highlights
-       Pyramids                                                                        Adult:  £230 GBP pp
-       Sphinx                                                                            Child:  £220 GBP pp
-       Egyptian Museum
-       Felucca sailing
-       Citadel
-       Coptic Cairo
  

You will be transferred from your hotel to Sharm airport for your flight to Cairo where your tour begins.  Your Egyptologist will be on hand at Cairo airport to meet and assist you.   

Day 1

Two Day Tour to Cairo from Sharm by Plane, Egyptian MuseumVisit the Egyptian Museum (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 to enter the Royal Mummy room.

Two Day Tour to Cairo from Sharm by Plane, Felucca on the NileAfter visiting the Cairo Museum it’s time to get away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Cairo with a sail 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.  After your sail you will enjoy lunch at one of the best authentic restaurants in Cairo with a Nile view.

 

 

Two Day Tour to Cairo from Sharm by Plane, Giza PyramidsVisit the Giza Plateau, home of the famous Pyramids and Sphinx.  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.


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

Day 2

After 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.

 

 

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

 

 

 

After 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

 

 

Transfer to Cairo airport for your return flight to Sharm el Sheikh.  Our representative will meet and assist you upon arrival at Sharm airport and transfer you to your hotel.

 

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 Cairo 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 airport transfers. Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh

·         All  hotel transfers and luggage handling.

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

·         English speaking Egyptologist.

·         Visits as per program including entry fees.

·         Hotel accommodations in Cairo based on B&B basis.

·        Meals as per program -  Day 1: lunch and dinner.  Day 2: breakfast & lunch.

·         Round trip economy domestic air flights Sharm / Cairo / Sharm.

 

Tour Excludes 

·         Food and drinks unless specified above.

·         Gratuities and tipping (recommended).

·         Extra tickets as mentioned above.

 

PRICE

Adult:  £230 GBP pp

Child:  £220 GBP pp

 

 

Departure Details  

Departure Point: 

Selected Sharm el Sheikh hotels

 Departure Time: 

5.00am (approximately)

Tour Duration:

2 days

Return:

Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm

 

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

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