Trip to Cairo
They are still picked up at night at the entrance of your hotel. They drive about 4.5 hours by private car, of course we do for you breaks. On the way you can already gather some impressions of the Egyptian landscape.
First we will take you to Giza, where you will visit the giant pyramids and the Sphinx. You will be impressed by this last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the World, built more than 4,500 years ago as tombs for eternity. The monumental tombs of the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure are an architectural mystery. You will also see the mystical Sphinx, a mythical creature of a lion’s body and a human head, which is probably modeled on a Pharaoh. If you want, you can take an additional charge a camel ride, explore a pyramid from the inside or visit the lying next to the Great Pyramid Solar Boat Museum. With the legendary giant, solar barque ‘, a masterpiece of naval architecture, Pharaoh Cheops wanted to sail through the underworld after his death.
Then you have lunch before the visit of the Egyptian National Museum in the heart of Cairo is pending. It houses a vast collection of artifacts, jewelry, statues, sarcophagi, mummies and more. Discover the treasures of pharaonic Egypt and dive into the story of a fascinating civilization. Surcharge, you can enter the room of the royal mummies, where visitors can see the mummies of some of the most famous ancient Egyptian kings.
You then have the opportunity to see Cairo from a different perspective – on a boat! Sail on a felucca, a small sailboat that use the Egyptians since ancient times. (Optional)
In the evening you can take advantage of the unique opportunity to have dinner on a luxury Nile cruiser and be entertained while an oriental show, or visit the fantastic “Sound and Light Show” (sound and light show) at the Pyramids of Giza – a enchanting spectacle for the eyes, ears and mind (both optional and at an additional cost).
Spend the night in a 4 * hotel in Cairo with half board.
After breakfast and checking out of the hotel we will visit with you the well preserved Citadel of Salah Al-Din. It is the heart of Islamic Cairo, built by one of the largest Arab rulers at all, known in Europe as “Saladin”. He was a successful conquerors and wise statesman who built this large and impressive fortress to protect the city from the European Crusaders. Within the city walls you will also find the Mohamed Ali Mosque, also known as Alabaster Mosque. The huge church, which overlooks from its hill from the town, is a beautiful piece of Ottoman-inspired architecture with a wonderful, alabaster-covered courtyard.
After a hearty lunch, you have time to stroll through the bazaar famous Khan El Khalili to buy souvenirs and souvenirs and to practice a typically Arab art – acting.
In the afternoon we drive back to Hurghada.
✓ Get a packed lunch at the hotel
✓ Comfortable shoes
✓ headgear, sunscreen. Even in winter, the sun is very intense in Egypt
✓ Some money for souvenirs
✓ Chargers for cameras or smartphones
✓ Transfer from / return to the hotel
✓ Driving in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
✓ Soft drinks throughout the trip
✓ Lunch in a local restaurant
✓ Entrance fees to the sights as described
✓ Accompanied by a qualified Egyptologist
✓ Fees for taking pictures
✓ Further admission prices within the sights
Price per person from Hurghada
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A maximum of three people can ride per tour