CAPTIVATING CAIRO TOUR
Tour Code: CS-EGY06
Highlights: Cairo Pyramids, Sphinx, the most famous of oriental bazaars Khan El Khalili Egyptian museum
Departure Location: Egypt
Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
Departure Dates:Every day from January 5 to September 30
Tour Price: US$ 325 per person in double occupancy (Private Tour )
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo
Arrive at the Cairo International Airport, assist through the immigrations. Transfer to your hotel. Check in and rest of the day at leisure Meal plan Nile
Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel. Then enjoy the Captivating city of Cairo.
The pyramids of Giza- The great pyramids are the only ones surviving of the seven ancient wonders of the ancient world. They are Egypt’s most visited monuments and among the world’s greatest tourist attractions. The sphinx- is carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with the head of a pharaoh thought to be the portrait of Chepren. The perfumery- Since time immemorial the Egyptians have been extracting essential oils for essences. Here you have a chance to experience the aromas like, ‘The secrets of the desert,’ ‘The lotus’ and all popular international designer perfumes and colognes. The papyrus- was first made in ancient Egypt. Learn how to manufacture this paper using papyrus reeds. And you have an opportunity to buy some hand painted papyrus. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast/Lunch in local restaurant
Day 3: After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for full day tour
The Khan-El-Khalili- the most famous of oriental bazaars Khan El Khalili is a treasure of trove of medieval craftsmanship. Shop to your total hearts content for the Egyptian artifacts…or order yourself a sheesha (Water pipe), indulge and watch the world go by…both very enjoyable pass times!!
Egyptian museum- called the museum of the Egyptian antiquities; it is one of the greatest museums you will ever see, housing an unrivalled collection of antiquities reaching back 5000years. Coptic Cairo The hanging church (AL MUALLAQA) – was built in the 4th century over southern gate of the fortress of Babylon .Dedicated to Virgin Mary, its treasures includes a 14 the century wall painting of the Nativity. Church of St.Sergius (ABU SERGA) – A 5th century basilica built over crypt where the Holy Family is believed to have stayed during their flight into Egypt.
Church of St.Mercurius (ABU SEFEIN) – boasts a unique collection of Coptic art including 175 icons that depict scenes from the old and new testaments, wall paintings, etching and stained glass. Greek Orthodox Church of Mari Girgis- built on one of the towers of Babylon Fortress, this basilica is round in structure with domed roof.
OPTIONAL The Nile cruise dinner. Return to the hotel to rest freshen up and meet at the hotel lounge at 1900hrs. Transfer to the Nile cruising dinner for an oriental night, to be savored today and remembered forever. Tantalize your taste buds with the authentic Egyptian dinner.
Tantalize your senses with the oriental belly dancing!! Transfer to the hotel for overnight. Breakfast/ lunch in local restaurant /dinner
Day 4: Cairo Free time
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to shop at the many souks and malls in Cairo.
Day 5: Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the rooms
Day at leisure to shop at the many souks and malls in Cairo until transfer to the airport for your flight to back home or Nile Cruise or Hurghada Extension
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- All accommodation at 4 star hotels
- 2 day fully guided tour to in Cairo.
- Admission fees in excursion and two lunches.
- Airport transfers.
TOUR PRICE EXCLUDES:
- Personal expenses
- Tip to driver and tour guide
- Anything unless specified being included
Prices & Departure Dates
|DEPARTURE PERIOD||EVERYDAY AS PRIVATE|
|Per Person in Double Occupancy||USD 325|
|Single Supplement||USD 95|