Fly to Cairo to see a different part of Egypt. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. Also you can watch the beauty of Islamic Cairo and overlook the city from Cairo Citadel. Two days in Cairo will allow you to see all of the highlights of this historic city from every age.
Egypt Holiday service representative will pick you up from your hotel in El Gouna by a private air-conditioned modern vehicle to transfer you to Hurghada airport for flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo our Egyptologist guide will be waiting for you to start your tour in Cairo to visit:
The complex includes three main pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramids belongs to “King Khufu” It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
It was built by “King Chephren“, it is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62m.
Then transfer to your hotel in Cairo and Overnight.
After the breakfast at the hotel you will start the second day tour to:
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years.
It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860 Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182
It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named “The Alabaster Mosque” because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the Middle East. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.
After that transfer to Cairo Airport for flight back to Hurghada Airport then transfer to El Gouna.
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