At about 8:00 Am your private guide will pick you up with a private vehicle to start your tour to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops) Three small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (Kafren) pyramid – Khufu’s son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra (Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body which dates from the time of Chephren the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of Chefren This temple served two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you will then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands. Then move to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is in Fustat, the first Egyptian capital after the Arab Islamic conquest, so it was a logical choice for the museum site, as the area is located at the crossroads of Egyptian history, and it includes many Coptic churches and monasteries, the Coptic Museum, the Ibn Ezra Temple, and the first mosque in Egypt, the Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque. The Citadel of Saladin can also be seen from the museum’s outdoor spaces, designed to emphasize the unique location overlooking Lake Ain El-Sira, the last natural lake in Cairo.
The museum partially opened in 2017, and will display a collection of 50.000 artifacts, presenting Egyptian Civilization from prehistoric times to the present day. The permanent collection is divided into two separate regions, one chronological the other thematic. the chronological area will be the following archaic: Archaic, pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic, medieval, Islamic, modern, and contemporary. The thematic areas will be the following: Down of civilization, the Nile, writing, state and society, material culture, Beliefs and thinking and the gallery of royal mummies. After your visit to the museum of civilization have your lunch at a local restaurant then end your tour by visiting the Old Cairo visit fascinated built the wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in the 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also, in the Basilica style. After this day back to your hotel in Cairo.
Things to bring:
- Sun Glasses
- A hat
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Comfortable loose clothes
The Main Attractions of The Tour!
- Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza.
- Visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
- Visit Old Cairo Churches
- Private guide
- Private Egyptologist guide.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- Lunch at Local Restaurant
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Pick up services from your hotel & return.
- Bottled water during your trip.
- Tipping for guide & driver
- Any Extra not mentioned