Cairo Stop Over (4 Days / 3 Nights )

Day 01: Arrival
Meet at Cairo Airport upon arrival by a representative from Excel Travel who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. You will then be escorted to your hotel by Excel A/C modern fleet. Check in and overnight Overnight in Cairo

Day 02: Pyramids OF Giza & Sphinx
You will be served breakfast at the hotel then we head out to begin exploring ancient Egypt starting with a visit to the famous Ancient Egyptian Pyramids.
The great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A single pyramid is built with 2.300.000 blocks, each weighing an average of two and a half tons. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the wonder and awe that so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is more interesting, because its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx, which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Built from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion's body.Back to the hotel for a free afternoon or enjoy lunch in an oriental restaurant & then start an optional tour to visit Memphis & Sakkara Pyramids
Optional tour to enjoy the engaging sound & light show by the Pyramids in the evening Overnight in Cairo

Day 03: Egyptian museum & Bazaars
Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a guided tour to visit the Egyptian Museum accompanied by your Egyptologist Guide where you can see 250,000 pieces of ancient art pieces dating back to 5000 years ago including the treasure of the famous King Tutankhamoun.
The Egyptian Museum; was established by the Egyptian government in 1835.  The present museum building was built in 1900, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon.  The museum exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 objects ranges from pre historic era to the Greco Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues.  The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the mummies.  The museum also comprises of a photography section and large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing eleven kings and queens.
Back to the hotel for a free afternoon or enjoy lunch & then start an optional tour to visit the Citadel with its towering Mosque which is a land mark in Cairo.
The Citadel of Salah El Din is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo, Egypt. The location, on Mokattam hill near the center of Cairo, was once famous for its fresh breeze and grand views of the city. It is now a preserved historic site, with mosques and museums. It was fortified by Salah EL Din to protect the city from the crusaders between 1176 and 1183 CE. Followed by a drive to Khan El Khalili bazaars to explore the world known market & buy some souvenirs.
Khan El Khalili is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways.  The visitor can discover small restaurants and cafes where Egyptians & non-Egyptians come to smoke water pipes (Hookahs) and enjoy some of the traditional Egyptian drinks in the cafes scattered around the area (Few years ago, Naguib Mahfouz himself used to come and sit beneath the huge, ageing and discolored mirrors of the cafĂ©). Jewelers, items made from copper, parquetry boxes, semi-precious stones, rugs, blown-glass dishes and other souvenirs can all be found in Khan El Khalili. Optional tour enjoy dinner onboard a Nile cruise with a very special panoramic view of Cairo by night & belly dancing & oriental shows onboard
Overnight in Cairo

Day 04: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to Cairo Airport for final departure

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