Cairo excursion from Dahab 2 days sightseeing
Day 1) Dahab – Fly to Cairo – Cairo Tour
you will be picked up from your hotel in Dahab by our representative who will accompany you to Sharm el sheikh airport to fly to Cairo upon arrival in Cairo you will be met by your tour guide to start your day trip in Cairo.
Pyramids of Giza Tour
we will take you to see the famous pyramids of Giza plateau which dated back to the fourth dynasty, The pyramid of King Cheops is the biggest of the Egyptian pyramids, Its real height is 147 m but after lose 11 m from its height it became 136m now, The middle pyramids of Khefren is smaller than the pyramid of Cheops with its height 143,5 m and the only one than still having the remaining of the outer casing of the fine limestone, The smallest pyramid of king Mykerinus with height of 66 m, but must have been extremely beautiful as it was once coated with pink granite.
Sphinx and Valley Temple Tour
then visit mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the valley temple facing the great sphinx with shopping tour at the Famous bazaars and papyrus institutes in Giza area and then lunch will be served at good quality restaurant around pyramids area.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
After your lunch we will go to visit The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, its become more than 160 years since the ancient Egyptian artifacts were first exhibited in Cairo, almost 100 years since the opening to the public of the present Egyptian Museum on Tahrir square in the heart of Cairo, where the Egyptian revolution took place in Jan 25 against Mubarak and his regime.
The Egyptian Museum contains some 150,000 artifacts created over a period of more than 5,000 years, It is consists of two floors, the ground floor is devoted to the great sculptural works, arranged chronologically, covering the history of Egypt from the Archaic and proto dynastic periods through to the late Saite period, Persian and Greco-Roman periods, The second floor displayed in collection and the most important is that of king Tutankhamun.
Free time in Cairo for optional dinner cruise while sailing in the River Nile with belly dance show or Pyramids sound and light show, then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 2) Citadel of Salah El Din and Old Cairo – Back to Cairo – Flight back to Dahab
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo by modern air-conditioned bus to start your full day tour to the rest of attractions of Cairo with your private tour guide.
Then proceed to visit Citadel of Salah El Din which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills in 1183 AD It was built to defend Cairo from the armies of the Crusaders and to become the center of Salah El Din’s governmentInside the Citadel, you will see Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque After the Citadel, visit Old Cairo where you will see the Hanging Church, Abu Sirga Church and Synagogue.
Drive back to Cairo airport to fly back to Sharm el sheikh airport with direct transfer to your hotel in Dahab.
Pickup: 11:30 am
Return: 02:00 pm
Available languages (Tour guide):
English, German, Russian, Spanish
The Price Doesn’t Include
• Optional Tours
• Personal Expenses
What to bring
• Passport valid for 6 months
• Water shoes
• Sun block
• Snorkeling equipments
• Towels from hotel
• Photo/Video Camera
Full payment is required as you will pay tour cost by credit card.