This Tour Visits: Cairo, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Papyrus Institute, Sakkara & Memphis City Ruins.
Once crossing into Egypt from Taba Border and help you with the formalities, My Egypt Travel representative will aid you to the car which will take you to Cairo by modern A/C Vehicle. We will start with the most famous sites in Cairo: The Pyramids of Giza, including the famous Sphinx (the silent evidence for the great civilization but so expressive). We will also take an opportunity to visit a Papyrus Institute where we will be able to see the process of making Papyrus in ancient times.
We will start the day at the “Egyptian Museum” (the tour does not include the Mummies Room). Here a vast treasure of numerous objects made of gold, bronze, alabaster, silver and more from Egypt’s most glamorous times are exhibited.
You will have some time to stroll through the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. Built on the ruins of two towers of the fortress towers is the church of St. Mary, more commonly known as the Hanging Church. Next you will visit St. Sergius where it is said to be the resting place for the holy family.
In the afternoon you will have time to stroll through the famous market-area of the Khan el Khalili Bazaar.
After breakfast at your hotel we drive to Sakkara, the ancient “Necropolis” of the Old Kingdom’s Capital, Memphis, where we will visit a few pyramids and tombs, among them the known “Step Pyramid”, the oldest known Pyramid.
In the early afternoon we will drive you to the Taba Border Crossing. After crossing the border, you will be transferred back Taba border.
* All transfers by A-C van.
* Private Egyptologist guide.
* Entrance fees to the mentioned places in the program.
* Lunch during tour at special Local restaurant.
* Accommodation at 4 stars hotel
* Entry Visa to Egypt
* The Mummies Room inside the Egyptian museum