Day 1 Safaga Giza
You will be transferred from your cruise at 07.00 Safaga to Cairo , Drive to Cairo . It takes 7 hours driving
Giza Pyramid Complex:
The complex includes three main pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple . The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2500 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built
The Great Sphinx:
It is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at the Pyramids/ Nile view restaurant, then move to visit:
The Egyptian Museum :
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artefacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewellery which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit
Then transfer to Mercure le Sphinx Hotel
Day 2 Cairo - Safaga
Check out after breakfast, then join your private tour guide to visit Cairo Highlights including:
Salah el din Citadel:
It served as Egypt's seat of government till the 1860s, Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
Mohamed Ali Mosque:
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named " The Alabaster Mosque" because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica from the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Drive back to Safaga Cruise at 16:00
Then drive you back to your cruise in Safaga