Egypt Travel Gate

5 Days Cairo Short Break



Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Egypt

We meet you in airport then transfer privately with private modern van to your hotel in Cairo, our Rep will review quickly all pickup times and itinerary agreed before you get your complimentary dinner in hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Pyramids Day Tour

Breakfast in hotel then transfer with your expert personal guide to Giza Plateau to wander the 3 large pyramids of kings Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. Then transfer close in the plateau to see the Sphinx Egypt mysterious symbol of power attached to the valley temple of king Chefren. Move to Saqqara extensive Necropolis and home of Egypt's oldest pyramidal tomb for king Zoser built in 2650 B.C, in Sakkara you will admire some other Mastaba tombs for the high officials of the old Kingdom of ancient Egypt. Finally drive to visit the open air museum of Memphis, the former capital of unified Egypt 3100 BC by famous king Menes, the highlight there is a huge statue for Ramses II. Transfer back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Cairo City Sightseeing

Pick up shortly after breakfast in hotel and join your professional guide in private visit to the Egyptian museum wandering over 165,000 artifacts that cover 5000 years of history and attract millions of visitors yearly. The highlights is the pearly treasures of Tutankhamun. Continue to Mohammed Ali Mosque or the the commonly known the "Alabaster Mosque" centered in the fort of Salah el-Din that sits atop limestone hill overlooks Cairo. The mosque still used as worship place by the Muslims in Cairo, most of the mosque is made out of Alabaster and this explains from where it took its name. Head to Coptic Cairo to explore the Hanging Church, Abu Sirga Church & Jewish Synagogue then transfer back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Day 4: Free Day in Cairo

Breakfast in hotel then enjoy a day in leisure or pick any of our optional tours, there are 2 types of activities and things to do. You may spend the day locally in Cairo attending the sound and light show in Giza Pyramids or enjoy your dinner cruising the Nile, on the other hand you may fly to visit Luxor or drive to Alexandria of Egypt or experience an Eco visit to Al Fayoum Oasis. Overnight in Cairo

Day 5: Final departure

Check out shortly after breakfast then transfer to airport to get the flight 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 sites indicated
  • Lunch meals during sightseeing
  • Bottle of mineral water during trips
  • Mobile loan with 30 min Local or 2 min. international calls
  • All service charges & taxes.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Alexandria City

    Located in Northern Egypt overlooking the shores of the Mediterranean, Alexandria is around 230 kilometers to the North of Cairo and simply the first and most ancient city at the beginning of the Northern Coast in Egypt.

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  • 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 Egypt

    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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