Private excursion: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, the Grand Egyptian Museum, Khan el-Khalili

$ 69.34

Take with us a leisurely private tour of Cairo’s most famous sites: the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Grand Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. With your own private Egyptologist …

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Take a leisurely tour of Cairo’s most famous sites with My Egypt Travel : the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you’ll see Cairo’s most famous attractions in one day. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you’d like to spend at each site. Your private tour begins with a fascinating introduction to each of the three Giza pyramids: Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost), though your guide is not permitted to enter with you. A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, the enigmatic symbol of Egypt. Also in Giza you may visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional), home to the remarkably well preserved funerary boat of Khufu. Cairo’s New Grand Egyptian Museum houses 500,000 Egyptian artifacts, but the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun are the highlight. His six gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the star attraction. Your guide will introduce you to the museum’s most important pieces before you have free time to explore at your leisure. Continuing to Khan el Khalili bazaar, you’ll enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets and bargain for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. During the day you will also have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how the famous artwork is made.

Schedule Details:

Departs:

Daily

Departure Time:

   * 9:00am

Departure Point:

Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels

Duration:

6 – 8 hours (approx.)

Return details:

Tour returns to original point of departure

Hotel Pickup:

Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.

Inclusions:

   * Qualified private Egyptologist guide.

   * Entrance fees.

   * Lunch (if option selected)

   * Hotel pickup and drop off

   * Transport by private air conditioned vehicle

Exclusions:

   * Gratuities (recommended)

   * Food and drinks, unless specified

   * Entrance to inside any of the Pyramids.

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