Cairo is the city of civilization and history and considered one of the most ancient cities in the world. Flying Carpet Tours is offering Short Breaks in Cairo where you will be able to visit all the historical landmarks in the historical city and enjoy exploring the Ancient Egyptians monuments such as the Giza Pyramids, The Egyptian Museum, Sakkara, Memphis city, the Citadel of Salah El Din, and the Hanging Church.
Get amazed exploring the most ancient pyramids in the world; the Giza Pyramids are located at Giza Plateau and considered one of the most famous landmarks in Egypt, these historical pyramids were constructed during the Pharaonic era from 2550 to 2490 B.C. The largest pyramid is known as Cheops or Khufu, the second pyramid in size is Chephren, and the smallest one is Mycreinus Pyramid. Moreover with Cairo Short Breaks you will be able to visit Sakakra Pyramid which is one of the oldest structures all over the world that dates back to 2700 B.C, it is a part of a fabulous mortuary complex that was constructed during the King Djoser in the third century. This mortuary complex is divided into two parts, the first southern part is dominated by The Pyramid of Sakkara and the northern part contains the Egyptian tombs.
You will visit Memphis City with Short Breaks to Memphis which considered as the king’s primary residence and it was the ancient capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, constructed approximately in 3000 B.C.
You will visit the Egyptian Museum, Salah El Din Citadel and the Old Cairo. The Egyptian Museum was built in the dynasty of Muhammad Ali Pasha and includes a big and rare collection of the Ancient Egyptian antiques and monuments, it holds a huge amount of unique antiques and monuments for more than 5000 years of arts which were described as one of the most valuable arts designed in the Ancient Egyptian dynasty.
Explore Salah El Din Citadel with Short Breaks to Cairo which was an Egyptian old fortress that was built to protect Cairo from the enemies, constructed by Salah El Din El Ayoubi, it also was used as a major Headquarters for the King Salah El Din and his government in Egypt, therefore it became the Headquarters for many years and centuries during the Ayyubid, Mamluks and Ottoman Dynasties.
Furthermore, try a spiritual journey while visiting the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue with Short Breaks in Cairo. The Hanging Church which is one of the most charming churches in the Middle East, it dates back to the third century A.D and belongs to St. Demiana and the Virgin Mary. You will get amazed exploring its beautiful designing and Coptic inscriptions, as it includes about 13 flourishing pillars, it also shed light on the stories of Jesus and his 12 apostles. Discover Ben Ezra Synagogue which is the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo, it was originally named El-Shamieen Church, but the Orthodox church decided to sell it to the Jewish community, situated behind the “hanging church”. Ben Ezra Synagogue has a high importance for the Egyptian Jews and it has a special history. It is believed that the site of the Synagogue where the box of the Baby Moses was found.
Enjoy walking and shopping in Khan El Khalili Bazaar which is situated in the heart of the Bazaar district, it also is an amazing street which is considered to be one of the oldest streets in the world, as it dates back to 1382 A.D.
Day 01: Arrive Cairo
At the time your flight touching Cairo Land, one delegate from Flying Carpet Tours will be holding a sign with your name, transfer to hotel, relax from the inconvenience of your travel, overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Cairo Tours, Pyramids, Memphis, Sakkara Tours
Taste the flavor of your breakfast at hotel, then Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to a flourishing day tour to Memphis City at Mit Rahina, Feast your eyes with the huge Statue of Ramses II at the Open Air Museum in Memphis City, Next tour to the step Pyramid of King Zoser, Sakkara Pyramid, relax by having lunch at local restaurant, next excursion to Pyramids of Giza, explore Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then your guide will take you to panoramic view of the pyramids, memorable photos available to the three pyramids together, next move to the Sphinx, scout the valley temple finally back to hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Day 03: Cairo Tours, Egyptia Museum, Citadel of Salah El-Dein, Old Cairo
Taste the flavor of your breakfast at hotel, then Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to ravishing day tour to the Egyptian Museum which contains amazing treasures of King Tut Ankh Amun, Mummy room available with an extra fees, then proceed to Citadel of Salah El-Dein, watch the glorious of the Alabaster Mosque belongs to Mohamed Ali, relax by having lunch at local restaurant, next excursion to Old Cairo, visit the Hanging Church, Abu Serga Church, and Ben Ezra Synagogue, finally walk through Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, then back to hotel, overnight in Cairo.
Day 04: Final Departure from Cairo
Today is the valediction day; taste the flavor of your breakfast at hotel, then one of Flying Carpet Tours delegates will lead you to Cairo International airport, for the final departure.
- 03 Nights accommodation in Cairo with Breakfast and all taxes
- 02 Day Tours in Cairo to the sites mentioned at the above program
- Entrance fees to the sites mentioned at the above program in Cairo
- English speaking guide in Cairo
- 02 Lunches at local restaurants in Cairo
- One Bottle of Mineral Water to each person
- All service charges and all taxes
- meet at Cairo Airport upon arrival
- Transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure.
- Egypt Visa
- International flight
- Any Optional tours
- Prices are quoted per person in U.S. American Dollars
- Prices are not valid during Christmas, New Year or Easter Period
- Program can be adjusted as per your request if it was possible to adjust
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