Leaving your ship in Port said, you will escape for the day to Cairo to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, as well as visit the famous Egyptian Museum, full of antiquities from all over Egypt. You will get a glimpse of modern Cairo along the way.
Details about this tour
Will pick you up from Port said Port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign of your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approximately 3 hours, joining a police convoy till reaching cairo. First pay a visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates back to the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren. Lunch at local restaurant, then move to the famous Egyptian Museum, housing the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts in the world, including the magnificent treasures of King Tutankhamen. Then, a short time will be spent at an oriental shop where a demonstration will take place introducing you to the art of paper making from reeds, discovered by the Ancient Egyptians. Limited time for souvenir shopping will be allowed before you return to the Port.
- Bottled water
- Lunch - Buffet lunch
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
- Entry/Admission - Egyptian Antiquities Museum
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tipping Kitty
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate