Once you arrive at Cairo Airport, your guide will meet you to start your tour with a visit to the pyramids of Egypt. It is a childhood dream for millions of people in this world, especially for those who studied about them when they were little kids. With Your Egypt Tours, you will visit the Giza pyramids and Sphinx, the Step pyramid of Sakkara, and a visit to the ancient capital of Memphis. 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 incredible monument, your guide will explain the history of the area fully, 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 and visiting the Sun boat museum. (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 symbolizes the power and wisdom of the pharaoh as the statue, was carved with a lion's body and the head of the pharaoh. Next to the Sphinx area, you will visit the valley temple, where you will learn about mummification in ancient Egypt. The next stop will be at Sakkara, another great archeological site where the famous and multi-titled architect Imhotep built the oldest pyramid in Egypt. The first stone structure is 4800 years and was erected in the form of huge solid steps on top of each. (The name Step Pyramid is quite suitable). Your tour guide will accompany you inside one of the tombs of the nobles (the tomb of Kagmini) to see murals reflecting daily life activities in ancient Egypt. Memphis is your third destination to visit the open-air museum in the city. In Memphis, you will see the second-largest Sphinx in Egypt, the lying colossus of Ramses II, and many more monuments dug in this great city. Since the itinerary for the private tour is completely flexible, we can accommodate any special requests. You can spend as much time as you like at each site without being rushed. Our tours are personal, and you are the boss – expect a top-quality day tour –With our professional staff - you will not be disappointed. Overnight in Cairo
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 quite a 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. Feel the relaxation of your soul when you go to Old Coptic Cairo. It is a very sacred and holy area containing 14 churches and a Jewish synagogue. The tour starts with a visit to the Hanging Church, one of the most beautiful churches that were built in the 5th century. Consecrated to Virgin Mary, The church was built above one of the towers of the fort of Babylon. It has 110 beautiful icons and once was the seat of the Patriarch. Your guide will explain to you all about the church before moving to the Cavern church or the church of St Sergius and Bacchus. Thousands of visitors come annually to this church to visit the cave where Jesus the baby and the Virgin Mary were hiding for three months during the journey of escape in Egypt. The religious tolerance in Egypt is embodied by your visit to the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo. This temple is one among the other 11 synagogues in Egypt and is named after a merchant from Jerusalem called Ben Ezra. You will be given the full history of the synagogue and the position of the Jewish community in Egypt. At the end of the tour, you will fly back to Luxor.
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