Cairo & Giza Pyramids Two Days Tours From Port Said

Shore Trips Info
Cairo & Giza Pyramids Two Days Tours From Port Said
Trip duration
Approx. 36 Hours
Starting from
$235
  • Trip Port: Port Said
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Overnight travel from Port Said to wander "The City of Thousand Minarets". Merge between Giza Necropolis home to the great pyramids and Old Cairo that encompasses both Coptic & Islamic attractions with expert guide, transfers and accommodation.

Excursion Itinerary

  • Day 1: Giza Pyramids Day

We will meet you at your cruise exit then join our private Egyptologist tour guide who will join you in this sighseeing journey.

Explore Saqqara also spelled Sakkara which is is one of the grand archaeological spots in Egypt representing a single part of the great necropolis of Memphis.

Sakkara is best famed for the Step Pyramid erected 2700 BC for King Zoser by his talented architect Imhotep, you will see also a number of mastabas (bench) devoted to the High officials of various ages of ancient Egypt..

Drive later to Giza Plateau where Egypt’s signature attractions is lying. Wander the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mykerinos & the mysterious the Father of Terror "the Great Sphinx".

A shopping opportunity at the Famous bazaars & papyrus institutes in Giza area is also available and lunch meal in good quality restaurant then transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.

 

  •  Day 2: Cairo City Tour

Breakfast in hotel then meet your private Egyptologist guide to uncover the world known Museum of Egypt antiquities; situated at Tahrir square in Cairo downtown, built in 1897 & opened for public on November 1902.

Over 160,000 objects from ancient Egypt are on display in 850 public extensive collection of pharaonic antiquities covering 5,000 years of Egypt's past and  the rest is kept in storerooms.

Move onto the catsle of Saladin overlooks the city from the Muqattam Hills and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque stands inside, it was founded in Turkish style similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey.

End your tour at Khan El Khalil Bazaar, it is one of the very known old bazaars in the Middle East, enjoy free time to stroll around then transfer back to your cruise in Port Said.

Excursion Includes

  • Meet and greet at Port Said pier
  • All transfers in air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Academic Egyptologist tour guide
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites as per itinerary
  • 2 Lunch meals in Cairo good quality restaurants
  • 01 night in Mena House Oberoi Hotel
  • Breakfast meal in Cairo hotel
  • Mineral water & soft drinks on board vehicle
  • Service charges & taxes included.

Shore Tripping Tips

Options Are Not Included And Available Upon Request:

  • Geetting inside the small Pyramid: 06$ per person
  • Getting inside the great pyramids: 20$ per person
  • Visiting the Solar Boat Museum : 10$ per person
  • Sound and Light Show:  Starting From 25$ per person
  • The Mummy Room in Egyptian Museum:  20$ per person

Travelers Safety Terms:

  • Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time.
  • Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
  • Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.

What to Bring With me During This Trip??

  • Sunscreens or sun block for the hot sun in desert areas like Giza, Saqqare, Dahshour and Memphis.
  • Sunglasses especially in summer times.
  • Light and colorful clothing for high temperature in Cairo and Egypt in general.
  • Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.
  • Women should wear light scarf over short and sleeves shirts in case you would visit any religius site.

Interesting Facts

  • Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
  • Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
  • Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
  • Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
  • Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
  • Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
  • Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
  • Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
  • Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
  • Port Said is an Egyptian city located at the northeastern part of Egypt north of the Suez Canal.
  • Port Said covers an area of about 30 Km with estimated population of over 600 thousands people.
  • Port Said city has been established firstly in 1859 during the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Port Said is an important Egyptian port for exporting cotton and rice with fueling station.
  • Port Said is thought to be the home to the first reinforced concrete Lighthouse in the world.
  • The modern city of Port Said is expanded to include six major districts and eight main squares.
  • Port Said city is served with small national airport - two ports - railways - ferries and buses.
  • Port Said is considered a well known summer resort for the Egyptians and Arab tourists.

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Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
325 (USD) 295 (USD) 235 (USD)

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