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Cairo Stopover Transit Tour



Trip itinerary

Our expert tour guide will meet you in Cairo International Airport then drive to visit Giza Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinus, three large pyramids erected as tombs of the kings of the 4th dynasty on Giza Plateau at the outskirt of Greater Cairo.

Continue to the Great Sphinx the lion body and head of his builder king Chefren, the trip also includes a visit to the Valley Temple related to the Pyramidal complex of king Chephren.

Transfer to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities in Cairo down town, it features artifacts from several Pharaonic ages, it shows wide range of 5000 years of art including the splendid collection of Tutankhamen inclosed in his tomb found in 1920.

End your stopover trip with free shopping time in Old Cairo local market of Khan El Khalili, the oldest known medieval bazaars in the Middle East. Then you will be transferred back to Cairo international airport.

Trip includes

  • All transport by modern AC van
  • Personal Proficient Egyptologist guide
  • Mineral water on board vehicle & during tour
  • Lunch meal in Cairo restaurant
  • Entry fees to all mentioned sites
  • Shopping in Cairo
  • All surcharges & 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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  • 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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Booking Terms

  • Fill and submit the form and expect soon reply with your quote.
  • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
  • All tours are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
  • Price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
  • Prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
  • Prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer.
  • Price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
  • Price does NOT include fees of any special archaeological sites.
  • Our prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
  • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour booked & confirmed.
  • Children under 6 years old are free of charge in all similar tours.
  • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay half price of adults.
  • Children will be charged in case your tour includes any airfare.
  • 25 % down payment is required to get your tours booking confirmed.
  • Full payment should be settled upon tour pick up or 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.
  • International airline tickets if added are your own responsibility.
  • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.
  • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.

Before You Book

  • 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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