During this archeological history tour, you will be guided through some of the busiest streets of Cairo towards Giza. You are surrounded on all sides by honking, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and then suddenly, without warning, you see the pyramids right before your eyes.
Cairo, the Triumphant City, is one of the world’s largest urban areas and offers many sites to see. It is the administrative capital of Egypt and close by is almost every Egyptian pyramid, including the Great Pyramids of Giza on the very edge of the city. Cairo is an amazing city and is full of life and movement almost 24 hours a day, every day. Cairo provides great culture, such as Muslim monuments, the Egyptian Museum and many more.
We will start with a visit of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the enigmatic Sphinx. From here, we will drive to Sakkara, the vast Necropolis of Ancient Memphis. Sakkara has 14 Pyramids and was built by Zoser I in 2700 BC. It is the first pyramid and is the world’s oldest stone structure. In the afternoon, we will have our lunch and then we drive to Memphis, the capital of the ancient kingdom and one of the most important cities throughout the history of ancient Egypt.
In the early morning, we drive to the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities dating back some 50 centuries from Egypt’s Pharaonic period, including the fabulous treasures of King Tut. In the afternoon, we will take a tour to old Cairo to visit the old Coptic suspended Church and the oldest synagogue Of Ben Ezra. Later, we drive to the citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali.