View three Cairo must-sees in a private full-day tour with an Egyptologist guide. Visit the Giza Plateau to admire the 4,500-year-old pyramids, and see the Sphinx and Valley Temple in their shadow. After lunch, view the Tutankhamun collection and other highlights at Cairo’s Egyptian Museum before visiting the sacred Al-Hussein Mosque, named after the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson, and Khan El Khalili bazaar. Your tour includes private minivan transport and hotel pickup and drop-off.
After 8am pickup at your Cairo or Giza hotel, travel by private, air-conditioned minivan to the Giza Plateau with your Egyptologist guide.
On arrival, enjoy a walking tour around the three UNESCO-listed pyramids, spending the most time admiring the oldest and largest, the 4,500-year-old Great Pyramid of Cheops, the last remaining Ancient Wonder of the World.
Take in views of the neighboring pyramids of Chephren and Mycerinus, and after a panoramic photo stop, see the Great Sphinx and Valley Temple, believed to have been Chephren’s mummification complex.
After lunch in a local restaurant, continue to Cairo’s Egyptian Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of pharaonic antiquities. View the highlights, seeing the treasures of Tutankhamun, including his gold death mask, and the animal mummy and mummy portraits rooms. If you wish, visit the Royal Mummies room (additional cost) to see the preserved bodies of some of Egypt’s pharaohs, including Ramses II.
Next, drive further into Cairo to visit the Al-Hussain Mosque, the beautiful, sacred mosque believed to be the burial ground of Hussein, the Prophet Mohammed’s grandson.
Finish with shopping time at the bustling Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s biggest market before a drop-off at your hotel concludes your tour.