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Day 01: Aswan – Pyramids Tours
Early morning pick up from your hotel in Aswan by a modern vehicle takes you to Aswan airport to fly to Cairo. Upon your arrival at Cairo airport you will be met by your Egyptology guide who takes you to the major attractions in Cairo. Visit the Giza Pyramids at Giza plateau dated back to 4th dynasty of the Old Kingdom. You will see The pyramids of king Cheops, Khefren, and Mykerinus. Visit The Sphinx and the Valley Temple of Khafren facing it. Lunch break. Then drive north to visit Saqqara ancient necropolis with its fascinating funerary monuments, tombs, mastabas, temples and the step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest stone pyramid in Egypt. Proceed more north to Memphis and its Necropolis
Memphis remain the capital of Ancient Egypt for more than 8 dynasties in the Old Kingdom. Visit The alabaster sphinx the guard of the Temple of Ptah. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo for overnight stay.

Day 02 : Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo tours – Aswan
Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, your Egyptology guide will pick you up from the lobby takes you in sightseeing tour to visit The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir square at the Cairo city center.. The Museum contains 150.000 artifacts made during a period of more than 5,000 years, designed by the Architect Marcel Dourgnon in 1896. The museum exhibits stone sarcophagi, statues,  wall reliefs, manuscripts, mummies, and unfinished sculptures. Then move to Old Cairo to visit The Citadel of Saladin built on the Mokattam hill for the defense of the city. After that visit Mohamed Ali Mosque finished in 1848, the Ottoman-style the Alabaster Mosque is the most noticeable in all of Cairo; for more than 150 years.
The final part of Cairo tour will be for a shopping opportunity at Cairo bazaars. Then you will be transferred to Cairo airport to fly back to Aswan with drop off at your hotel in Aswan.

Overnight Trip to Cairo from Aswan

Itinerary

Day 01: Pyramids Tour

Ancient Egypt Tours starts with pick up service from your hotel in Aswan by a modern air-conditioned vehicle. Drive to Luxor airport to fly to Cairo, in arrival in Cairo you will be met by your private Egyptology expert tour guide who will accompany you during Cairo tour:

Then drive, to enjoy an excursion to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great  Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops), 3small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) 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 definitely 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'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.

Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant

Then Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser, the museum of I mhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king titi, the pyramid of king unas, and see the pyramids of Dahshur from a distance.

 After that transfer to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, The city reached a peak of prestige under the 6th dynasty as a center for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks. The alabaster sphinx that guards the Temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city’s former power and prestige. The Memphis triad, consisting of the creator god Ptah, his consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem, formed the main focus of worship in the city. Memphis declined briefly after the 18th dynasty with the rise of Thebes and the New Kingdom, and was revived under the Persians before falling firmly into second place following the foundation of Alexandria and see the Statue of Ramses II-16 meters high, the alabaster sphinx you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight in Cairo, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at the hotel and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing.

Before extending your trip you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant.

 After lunch, proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. End your tour in Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt.

You will continue to explore Then transfer the Citadel of Salah El-din, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style.

Before extending your trip, then you will be transferred to Cairo domestic airport to fly back to Aswan where you will be met by a company Representative and transferred by private air conditioned van class to your hotel in Aswan.

What's Included:

Pick up services from Aswan & return

All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle

Accommodation for a night at 5* hotel,

Private English Egyptologist guide

Entrance fees to mentioned sites

Lunch meals at a local restaurant

Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour

All Service charges & taxes

What's Excluded:

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

Tipping Kitty

Option Extra

  • Nile Dinner Cruise
  • Sakkara & Memphis
  • Sound & Light Show
  • Mosque of Sultan Hassan
  • Citadel
  • Al Muizz Street
  • The Mosque of Ahmad Ibn Tulun
  • Nile felluca

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