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Cairo 4 Days Short Break Vacation

Cairo 4 Days Short Break Vacation


Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Egypt

Our Rep will welcome you to Cairo, meet in airport then transfer privately with modern private van to your hotel in Cairo. you will revise the agreed itinerary with all pickup time in quick with your tour manager then enjoy complimentary dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Pyramids Day Tour

Breakfast in hotel then join your personal guide to the Great Pyramids of Giza, the only surviving among the wonders of the ancient world, wander the Sphinx representing the king Chefren with lion body then drive to the city side of the plateau to admire the Valley Temple the only remaining example of the classic pyramidal complex.

Drive to Sakkara to uncover Egypt oldest pyramid of the kind King "Zoser", it dates back to 2650 B.C and it is the oldest stone structure in ancient Egypt, it is also available to visit some of the Mastaba tombs of the high officials.

Finally drive to tour the open air museum of Memphis at the site of Egypt former capital watch artifacts for great rulers especially the Huge statue of Ramses II then transfer back to your hotel and Overnight.

Day 3: Cairo City Sightseeing

Breakfast in hotel then start this different Egypt experience to wander the landmarks of Cairo Islamic, Coptic and modern culture. Start the Cairo museum admiring over 165,000 artifacts that attract millions yearly. It is the world only museum that displayed all this amount of ancient Egypt artifacts, the highlights for most is charming collection of Tutankhamun.

Continue to the Alabaster Mosque standing in the middle of Saladdin fort, still in use for Muslim prayers. Named after the Alabaster widely used in lower part of out and inside the Mosque, while the upper part is built from the limestone removed from the casing stone of Giza Pyramids.

Finally head to Coptic Cairo to wander some of Egypt Christian attractions located around Babylon Fortress, visit the Hanging Church, Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue then transfer back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Free Day in Cairo

Breakfast in hotel then time in leisure, you may stay in hotel or recommended to book any of our optional activities in Cairo. traveling to Alexandria is common as it represents one of the major cities in Egypt, you may also fly to Luxor or Abu Simbel temples. There are many other local activities if you would prefer staying Cairo like the night show of the Sound and Lights or enjoy a dinner cruise in the Nile with Belly Dance show.

Day 5: Final departure

Check out shortly after breakfast, transfer to Cairo International airport & fly back home.

Trip includes

  • Cairo airport Meet & greet service
  • All transport by a private modern AC vehicle
  • 04 nights in Cairo hotel based BB
  • All private guided tours in Cairo
  • Entry fees to the sites indicated in itinerary
  • Lunch meals during sightseeing
  • Bottle of mineral water during trips
  • Mobile loan with 30 min Local or 2 min. international calls
  • All surcharges and taxes.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Sakkara Necropolis

    Sakkara is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt! It was the cemetery for Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt. Yet it is still one of the virgin archaeological sites despite the fact that so much has already been found here! Best known for the Step Pyramid, the oldest known of Egypt's 97 pyramids.

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  • Nile River

    The Nile is a major north flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. In the ancient Egyptian language, the Nile is called "Great River". The Ancient Egyptians called the river Ar or Aur (black) because of the color of the sediment left after the river’s annual flood.

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  • Egyptian Museum

    Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world’s most famous monuments. Cairo Museum in Tahrir Square is one of Egypt’s top attractions, known more commonly as the Egyptian Museum of antiquities, houses the largest collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world.

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  • Memphis, Giza

    The ancient capital of Egypt, founded 2925 BC south the river Nile delta by king Menes the unifier of ancient Egypt and the founder of the first dynasty. It is part of Saqqara necropolis with remains of God Ptah temple and 2 huge statues of Ramses II still found at the site. The Memphis archaeological area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979.

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  • Khan El Khalili

    Khan El-Khalili open air bazaar is 14th century old Arab souk. Built in 1382 by the Emir Djaharks el Khalili in the heart of the Fatimid Islamic Cairo. Filled with exotic unique items from jewelry, spices, souvenirs and perfumes to t-shirts and galabiyyas. The bazaar still operates and allows you to experience an exciting world where treasures can still be found.

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  • Old Cairo

    Misr Al Qadimah or Old Cairo, goes back in history to the 6th century and The name was given to the the ancient southern part of the city the site of those capitals before modern Cairo. known also as Cairo religious comunity as it conatins some of the ancient Islamic mosques, Coptic churches beside the historical Jewish synagouge of Ben Ezra.

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  • Alabaster Mosque

    Situated inside the open court of Cairo Saladin Citadel, designed by the Turkish architect Yousf Boushnaq in 1830 A.D as replica of Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul. Limestone was the main material for construction but alabaster been used largely in the the lower parts up to 11 meters height.

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  • Giza Pyramids

    Dating back to 2589 BC, Giza Pyramids are the Only remaining ancient world wonders with its 3 pyramids built for kings Cheops, Chephren & Micerinus. Cheops pyramid is the oldest and largest, Chefren built The sphinx, Chephren and Micerinus pyramids are smaller and simpler. The Great Pyramid needed 30 years, about 100 000 workers & 6 millions stone block to be erected.

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  • Cairo Egypt

    Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is the largest city in the country and an important political, cultural, and commercial hub in the Middle East and the Arab World. Cairo has a population of more than 10 million people.

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Online Booking Terms

  • Fill and submit the form and expect soon reply with your quote.
  • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
  • All packages are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
  • Package price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
  • Package prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
  • Package prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer
  • Package price is always valid except for Easter & Christmas periods.
  • Package price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
  • Package price does Not include fees of any special archaeological sites.
  • Package prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
  • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour package confirmed.
  • Children under 2 years old are free of charge in similar tour packages.
  • Children between 5 and 5.99 years would pay 25 % of adult package price.
  • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay 50 % of adult package price.
  • Children will be charged in case your tour package includes any airfare.
  • 25 % down payment is required to get your tour package booking confirmed.
  • 50 % down payment is required to confirm Easter & Xmas package bookings.
  • Full payment should be settled in cash or credit card upon arrival.
  • You can pay by any debit or credit card via our secured system.
  • Printable Payment voucher & confirmation would be emailed to you.
  • You will get our contacts list (operators & 24/7 customer care).
  • We never apply cancellation fees in all ‘force majeure’ cases.
  • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
  • We book airlines from Usa Uk Australia Canada Uae Ksa India & Europe.
  • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.
  • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.

Quick Travel Tips

  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
  • Valid Passport with 6 month beyond your travel schedule is a must
  • Egypt entry visa costs 25 Usd & available in any of Egypt Embassies
  • Few nationalities can obtain Egypt entry visa upon their arrival
  • Obtaining Sinai Visa only would not permit you to get out of Sinai
  • Egypt has many direct flights with European Union & United States
  • Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports & major tourist cities
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
  • Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted
  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
  • There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt
  • The Pound is the official currency & money exchange is widely available
  • Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities & tourist spots
  • Stay away from the public buses in big cities like Cairo & Alexandria
  • Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable
  • Trains are going to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai & Red Sea
  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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