Giza Pyramids, Islamic Cairo Private Tour, Lunch, Camel Ride

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cairo

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This private tour is an excellent opportunity to visit Giza Pyramids and a large part of Islamic CairoLunch and Camel ride are included.
Early morning at 8am you will be met at your hotel lobby by your private tour guide. Egyptologist and board your air conditioned van with WiFi on board. Live the most exciting experience for many world travelers which is the Great Pyramid of Cheops. The only remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world. It was built in 2500 B.C. (originally it was 480ft or 146m high) then you will visit the pyramids of his son and grandson; Chephren and Mycerinus and you will go to the panorama where you can take great pictures and start your camel ride in the Sahara desert around the pyramids, after that you will visit the Valley Temple of Chephren and the Great Sphinx. After that you will have lunch in a local restaurant. Then you will head to the citadel of Saladin which was built to protect Cairo against potential Crusades. Inside the citadel you will visit the Alabaster Mosque that represents the Ottoman style of architecture and its high minarets dominate the skyline of Cairo. Then you will head to the mosque of Ibn Tulun (9th century) which is the oldest mosque still intact in Egypt. You will also visit the mosque of Sultan Hassan and the mosque of al Rifai, the mosque of Sultan Hassan dates back to the 14th century and it represents the Mameluk style of architecture. The Rifai mosque day yes back to the 19th century and it has the beautiful mausoleum of the last Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • WiFi during the tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Camel ride for 30 Minutes around Giza pyramids 
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch overlooking to Giza pyramids ( Mix grill of Kofta and Kebab)
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Extra entrance fees (interior of Giza pyramids)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
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