Day 1: Arrival in Cairo
On the first day a representative willgreet you upon arrival and transfer you to a Cairo hotel in a climate-controlledvanthat's Wi-Fi equipped.
Day 2: Dahshur, Saqqara and Giza (L)
Meet a guide at your hotel for 8am departure, then head toDahshurto see the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid. Next, continue to Saqqara, where you'll find the Step Pyramid Complex, the Pyramid Of Unas, the Causeway of Unas, the Pyramid Of Userkaf, the Pyramid of Teti, and the Tomb of Kagemni.
Saving Cairo's most iconic pyramids for last, drive to Giza to see theGreat Pyramid of Cheops, as well as the pyramids of Chephren and Mycerinus.Take a 30-minute ride on a camel, andexplore the Valley Temple and Great Sphinx. Finish your day of exploring ancient sites with drop-off at your hotel. Lunch at a good quality restaurant included.
Your first stop of the day will be the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, with time to seethe animal mummy room and the mummy portraits, and the option to visit the Royal Mummy Rooms and seeKing Tutankhamun's jewelry (extra tickets own expense).
Next,cool off on a traditional felucca sailing tripdown the Nile River, then head toOld Cairo for a guided tour of the top destinations. Visit the Roman Fortress of Babylon, the Hanging Church, the Church of Abu Serga, the Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra, and the Citadel of Saladin, where you'll find beautiful city views and the landmark Mosque of Mohammed Ali.
Finally, dive into the hustle and bustle of Cairo's biggest market, Khan el Khalili Bazaar, the perfect place to pick up souvenirs of your time in Cairo. Lunch at a good quality restaurant overlooking the Nile is included.
Meet a driver for transfer to the airport for departure.