Visiting and seeing the pyramids of Egypt is a childhood dream for millions of people in this world, especially for those who studied about them when they were little kids. Did you ever dream of visiting those great structures on a day tour? Is it possible to visit the most famous pyramids in one day?
The answer is of course YES. With Your Egypt Tours, you will visit the Giza pyramids and Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili in one day.
Your private tour guide will pick you up at Cairo International Airport to Discover the magic of Giza city on a day tour and explore the famous Giza pyramids area and Sphinx. You will start visiting the symbol of Eternity and the only wonder that still survives among the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid of Cheops(Khufu). It is certainly one of the most important monuments of ancient Egypt. A masterpiece of fabricated structure and architecture, you will be overwhelmed by the huge size of its blocks, the height, and the age that exceeded 4600 years.
While you stare at this great monument, your guide will explain fully the history of the area including the other pyramids, of Chephren and Mycerinus, answer all your questions and give you free time for photography. You will have the chance to take pictures of the area including all the pyramids from the panorama area.).
You will spend more than two hours in the area so that you can have enough time to do some extras like entering one of the pyramids' chambers. (All upon your request for an extra cost). You may like to have fun and explore the edge of the desert by having a camel ride around the area. (For extra cost).
Moving to the Sphinx area where you will spend some time exploring this monolith statue, which has the body of a lion and the face of the pharaoh. Next to the Sphinx area, you will visit the valley temple where you will learn about mummification in ancient Egypt. After this visit,
Explore the treasures of the Egyptian museum (opened in 1902) and look at amazing monuments and artifacts in its different halls on a guided tour. Although the museum has tens of thousands of artifacts in this short tour, your Egyptologist guide will focus on the highlights and masterpieces of the museum
Visit the Tut Ankh Amun Wing on the first floor and see his wonderful collection of historically important artwork. The treasures are mainly golden and they cover a quite large section of the museum. This area of the museum includes significant statues, furniture, and gold sculptures. After enjoying the guided part of the tour, take some free time to browse the museum with the option of visiting the royal mummy room.
End up this impressive tour with your visit to Khan El Khalili market where all products of Egyptian souvenirs are available in different qualities. You are invited to have a local drink while sitting with your guide at El Fishawy coffee shop: the oldest one in Cairo.
While today the Khan El Khalili Bazaar is no longer the commercial center of Cairo, it is still one of the most famous markets in the Middle East.
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