3 Nights 4 Days
Hotels Name Cairo Hotel
3 Stars Hotels Pyramids Plaza Or Soluxe Or Similar
3 Stars Hotels 17,500/-
Arrival in Cairo international airport, Meet & Assist at the airport and After going through Immigration,
Baggage Claim and Customs, Transfer to the hotel , over night
Meals : Dinner
THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA
Pyramids of Choeps, Chepren and Mycerious.
The great pyramids are the only ones surviving of the seven wonders of the ancient world. They are
Egypt's most visited monuments and among the worlds greatest tourist attractions.
The Ancient Egyptians built the pyramids as tombs to preserve the bodies of their dead kings, especially
that they believed in resurrection and immortality, The Pyramids of Giza lie at the western edge of Greater
Cairo, about 10 kms from downtown, and comprise:
The Great Pyramid
The most famous structure in the world and the only surviving of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
It was built by King Khufu (Cheops) of the IV Dynasty around 2650 BC. lts height now is 137 m (original
height: 146 m). Almost 2.5 million blocks of stone were put into building this pyramid. All this, however,
dwindles when compared to the precision and astounding ability of the ancient Egyptian in building this
pyramid. Close to the eastern flank of the Pyramid of Khufu lie three small pyramids dedicated either to his
wives or family members.
The Second Pyramid
Built by Khafre (Chephren), south-west of his father's (Khufu's) pyramid though lower in height: 136 m. It
still retains, on some of its upper parts, the remains of the limestone that had once covered it all. At the
base, it measures 215.5 m square. lts interior is simple, with two entrances on the north side. The visitor
can also still see the remains of Khafre's mortuary temple, the Temple of the Valley, and rising causeway.
These temples witnessed the religious rites during the embalming of the body.
The Third Pyramid
Built by Menkaure (Mycerinus), south-west of the Great and Second Pyramids. It is much smaller than
either one (62 m high). It is distinguished by the fact that the lower part of its sides still retain their granite
On the way to the Temple of the Valley, lies the large statue of the Sphinx. The Sphinx is carved from a
single piece of stone. One of most famous monuments in the world, it is indeed a legendary statue for it
has the body of lion and the face of a man. lt is 70 m long and 20 m high. The face of the Sphinx closely
resembles that of King Kephren.
Since time immemorial the Egyptians have been extracting essential oils for essences. Here you have a
chance to experience the aromas like, 'The secrets of the desert,' 'The lotus' and all popular international
designer perfumes and colognes.
The papyrus was first made in ancient Egypt- learn how to manufacture this paper using papyrus reeds.
And you have an opportunity to buy some hand painted papyrus.
Meals : Breakfast – Lunch -Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel. then
Called the museum of the Egyptian antiquities, it is one of the greatest museums you will ever see,
housing an unrivalled collection of antiquities reaching back 5000years.
- Continue our tour to (Ibn Tulun) mosque which is the best perserved of the very early islamic structures in cairo
dates back to (876-879) and one of the largest mosques in the world it built over an area of about 6 and half feddans
with the extentions. And climb its high spiral minartes 40 m.high.
- leaving the citadel to (Al-Azhar) mosque the first shiite mosque built by the fatimed in 970 A.D Today Al-Azhar
turned into a theological school. And the leading university for the studay of religion.
- Facing Al-Azhar is the biggest bazzars (Khan El-Khalili). Shops in this district are legendary for fine brassware,
copper, leather, silver, gold, antiques and more. Go in walking tour around one or two hours.
Over Night In Cairo
Meals : Breakfast – Lunch -Dinner
Your final day starts with breakfast at the hotel followed by check-out. You will then be transferred to the airport for
your final departure.
Meals : Breakfast
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