2-Day Private Guided Tour To Giza, Saqqara, Dahshur And Cairo Including Camel Ride, Felucca Sailing, Dinner Cruise And Sound And Light Show

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Do it all in two days. The target of this private tour is for you to visit all major pyramid sites in Saqqara, Dahshur and Giza, Admire the treasures of The egyptian museum and the spiritual atmosphere of mosques and churches in the Citadel and in Old Cairo. Live the experience of bargaining in the famous Bazaar area of Khan el Khalili. Enjoy authentic Egyptian food, and enjoy entertainment during your evenings - one at the sound and light show in Giza, the other on a dinner cruise on the Nile with a belly dance and Tannoura (whirling Dervish) show.

Highlights

  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Likely to Sell Out

Know More about this tour

Start this private tour at 8am with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide who will be waiting for you at your hotel's lobby with a signboard having your name. Get on your private, modern a/c van and proceed to the different sites.

Day 1: Dahshur, Saqqara and Giza

Your first stop will be Dahshur, where you will see the Red Pyramid (first true pyramid) and the Bent Pyramid (first attempt to build a true pyramid).

Then move on to Saqqara and explore the Step Pyramid Complex of King Zoser (oldest complete building of stone). Have a look at the Pyramid of Unas (first pyramid with texts inside), the causeway of Unas, the Pyramid of Userkaf, the Pyramid of Teti (accessible with pyramid texts inside) and the tomb of Kagemni in Saqqara (a noble man of the Old Kingdom 2200 B.C.).

Afterwards your guide will take you to Giza, where you will see the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. Enjoy the scenery from the panoramic area and take a 30 min camel ride around the pyramids. Afterwards, explore the Valley Temple and take a closer look at the Great Sphinx. In the evening, enjoy the famous 'sound and light show' in Giza and learn about the history of the pyramids in Egypt.

Day 2: Cairo

Your first stop will be the Egyptian Museum. See the animal mummy room, the mummy portraits and King Tutankhamun's jewelry. Visit the Royal Mummy rooms (at extra cost) if you wish. Afterwards, sail on a Felucca on the Nile for one hour and enjoy the fresh breeze.

In the afternoon, proceed to Old Cairo and see the main sights, such as the Roman Fortress of Babylon and the Hanging Church, the Church of Abu Serga, and the Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra. Explore the Citadel of Saladin and take some pictures of the panorama of the citadel, before exploring the mosque of Mohammed Ali Pasha inside the citadel.

Take a stroll over Cairo's biggest market, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, before proceeding to the port to board your dinner cruise ship. Enjoy a buffet dinner and be mesmerized by the oriental show.

You will be driven back to your accommodation both days after the tour is finished.

On this tour you will also have the chance to try authentic Egyptian food, such as 'koshary' (a mixture of lentils, rice and macaroni with a topping of tomato-vinegar sauce. There is a variation of spaghetti garnished with chickpeas and crispy fried onion. Garlic juice and hot sauce are optional additions), 'foul' (or 'ful medames', cooked fava beans served with oil, cumin and optional additions of parsley, garlic, onion, lemon juice and chili pepper) or 'falafel' (deep-fried patty made from ground fava beans served in a pita).


    Inclusions

    Camel ride for 30 minutes in Giza plateau

    2 Lunches

    Sound and light show in Giza

    Dinner on a Nile cruise with show (belly dance and Tannoura)

    Local taxes

    Fuel surcharge

    Bottled water

    Qualified Egyptologist guide

    Hotel pickup and drop-off

    Private tour

    Transport by air-conditioned minivan with free WiFi

    Exclusions

    Gratuities

    Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids, Solar Boat museum, Royal Mummy room)

    Personal items

    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

    Children must be accompanied by an adult

    Infant meals not included

    Dress code is smart casual

    A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

    Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

    Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

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