Do you have only a few hours to Spend in Cairo? Then Budget our Cairo Transit Tours (Stopover tour) to Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar is the best option that Covers best things to do in Cairo and Giza in one day trip
Pickup from Cairo International AirportYou will be picked up by A/C VAN by our guide who will accompany you for the duration of your tour. Visit the Egyptian Museum You will start the tour by visiting the world- famous Egyptian Museum. The museum, spanning two floors, houses a vast 120,000 masterpieces from different eras and periods in Egyptian history. The most popular exhibits are that of treasures relating to the Pharaonic Kings and Queens, such as the child King Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was discovered. The room of mummies also located inside the museum. In the latter, visitors can learn more about mummification art in ancient Egypt. Discover the Nile by Felucca ''Optional'' After your visit to the Egyptian Museum, you will have the chance to relax and float on a Felucca (small motor boat) on a trip along the longest river in the world. Here you can take a time to absorb the panoramic views of the city in the summer breeze. Stop for Lunch Next, we will take a break to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in a restaurant with wonderful views of the Nile. Drinks are not included. Visit Pyramids & Sphinx After lunch, we will cross the Nile and travel to Giza to the ancient pyramids, constructed in around 2560BC. Renowned as one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, it will be hard not to stare in amazement on your arrival at the pyramids and ask: ‘How were they built? And why?’ Don’t worry – all of our guides are qualified Egyptologists and will be happy to guide you and answer all of your questions. There will be the option at this point in the tour to go inside one of the three ancient pyramids. After that, we will walk down to the edge of the plateau to King Kafra Valley where you can take your first glimpse of the Great Sphinx and its temple. The Great Sphinx of Giza is a mythological creature, formed of a human head and the body of a lion which stands at over 20 meters high 73 meters long is a magnificent sight to behold. Shopping Our final stop of about one hour will be for shopping. Here you will have the chance to buy authentic and traditional Egyptian souvenirs and gifts produced by local craftspeople. Return to Cairo AirportAt the end of the da, our guide will transfer you back to the airport. The day has been carefully thought in order-order to give you the most enjoyable time possible in the time available, you will see the famous sights of Cairo and hopefully have one of the most memorable days of your life!