|DAY 1: Arrival to Cairo, Optional Sound & Light Show
Arrival to Egypt, at Cairo airport. Our Representative will be waiting to escort you to your hotel. Evening, you may choose our (Optional Sound and Light Show in Cairo). In case your arrival time is late on the first day, this tour be provided on any of the following 2 nights.
|DAY 2: Cairo
Free day at your liesure, or you may want to add our (Optional Cairo City Tour). Start your day with a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum. You will see this treasure and statues which belongs to thousands of years of. You may want to enter the Royal Mummies room for an additional fee and view the "sleeping" Kings of ancient Egypt (Tut Ankh Amoon). After lunch, drive to the Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, built in 1183 and overlooking the city from the Muqattam Hills. The structure, with its domes and minarets, looks over a number of important buildings, including the Alabaster Mosque. Proceed to Old Cairo explore some of the early religious monuments of the city. You`ll visit the El the Hanging Church. Make a stop at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, built sometime between the sixth and ninth centuries AD. The temple contains a Jewish Heritage Library, containing documents found here in 1896 that describe the economic and social conditions of Jews under Arab rule as well as descriptions of relations between various Jewish sects. End the day with a walking tour of the largest 13th century covered oriental market, the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. In the tiny alleyways, there are hundreds of shops where you can watch gold and coppersmiths, brass makers, and fortunetellers at work.
Evening, (Optional Egyptian Family Dinner). you`ll get acquainted with Egyptian life as you enjoy a visit with a local family in their home, as they share their evening meal with you. This is wonderful opportunity to experience the everyday life and hospitality of typical Egyptians. ( B )
|DAY 3: Cairo
Free day at your leisure or you may want to choose our (Optional Cairo Pyramids Tour). Drive to the Giza Plateau to see the Three Pyramids and Sphinx. The largest among these is the Great Pyramid of Cheops, probably built more than 2,600 years before the time of Christ. Standing 480 feet tall this is the last of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world that still standing. Little is known of Cheops, you`ll also see the inscrutable and mysterious Sphinx, known in Arabic as Abu al-Hol ("the Father of Terror") and carved almost entirely from one piece of limestone. After lunch, continue to Memphis & Sakkara. Memphis, founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more likely a fortress from which Menes controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the conquered people of Lower Egypt. However, by the Third Dynasty, the building at Saqqara suggests that Memphis had become a sizable city. Proceed to Sakkara site, Sakkara is one section of the great necropolis of Memphis, the Old Kingdom capital and the kings of the 1st Dynasty as well as that of the 2nd Dynasty. are mostly buried in this section of the Memphis necropolis. ( B )
|DAY 4: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your departure flight. ( B )
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