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Treasures of Cairo Private Tour

Break Available: 3 Night Break
All Year round (Core: Nov - April)

Price Per Person: From £1,195

Go back in time and experience the majesty and mystery of the pharaohs.

With our personal private tours this great land and its 8,000 year history will be brought to life going at your own pace with your own private guide and vehicle.

Stay in ultimate luxury and elegance – and in a room with a view of the pyramids!

Highlights

  • 3 Night Stay in a luxury room with a view of the Pyramids!
  • Private Guided visit to the Giza Pyramids & Sphinx
  • Private Guided visit to King Tutankhamun burial treasures
  • Private Guided visit of the Pyramids of Sakkara, Memphis & the Citadel Saladin
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Day by Day Itinerary
 
 

Day 1
Transfer to your hotel in Cairo

Day 1
Transfer to your hotel in Cairo

On arrival in Cairo you will be met and assisted through airport arrival formalities prior to transfer to hotel to start your luxury weekend break.

Overnight in Cairo in your deluxe pyramids view room.

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Day 2
Private Visit Tutankhamun Treasures, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & Valley Temple of Chephren.

Day 2
Private Visit Tutankhamun Treasures, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & Valley Temple of Chephren.

Start your Cairo Holiday with your private guide taking you on a day tour of Cairo.

This morning you will visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. With over 120,000 items in the museum you have plenty to entertain you including some beautiful papyrus from the ancient world.

However your main focus will be the artefacts from the final two dynasties of Egypt from the tombs of the Pharaohs and the Valley of the Kings, including the magnificent treasure of King Tutankhamun.

After lunch (not included) your private tour will take you to the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Valley Temple of Chephren.

The Great pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the seven wonders of the world, and the only one to remain largely intact and will without doubt astound you with it’s size and engineering ingenuity, whilst the Pyramid of Chephren with its estimated 4.8 million tons of stone is bound to inspire .

The dramatic Great Sphinx of Giza with it’s lion body and human head if literally translated into English is   “The terrifying one. The Father of Dread” with the face believed to represent Pharaoh Khafre , dating back to @ 2,500 years before Christ. This tour includes a short camel ride though this can be skipped if preferred.

Relax tonight in your hotel in your room with a view of the pyramids.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Sound and Light Show Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo
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Sound and Light Show Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo

History is re-told by the Sphinx, telling you the most ancient secrets of the world. Go back in time thousands of years to learn how the pyramids were built and survived! In one hour this sound and light show narrates the history of the great kings, their secrets and legends. This is a seated show and only goes ahead once 10 people have confirmed.

Price Per Person From: £65

Cairo, Egypt
Sand L at Giza Pyramids

Day 3
Visit Memphis & Sakkara, Islamic Cairo with its Citadel of Saladin

Day 3
Visit Memphis & Sakkara, Islamic Cairo with its Citadel of Saladin

Today you have a full day tour to visit Memphis “the ancient capital of Egypt” and its burial grounds of Necropolis of Sakkara. Here there are numerous pyramids including the “Step Pyramid”, as well as the huge statues of Ramses II

Afterwards you will visit the medieval fortification of the Citadel of Saladin with it’s Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Finish with a wander around the world famous Khan El Khalili bazaars; Bring your best haggling skills which is all part of the fun of buying!

Return to overnight in Cairo in your room with a view of the pyramids.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Visit Alexandria via the Desert Road
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Visit Alexandria via the Desert Road

Take a full day excursion by car to visit Alexandria via the desert road. Today you will visit Alexandria where you will visit the National Museum (if open) (or the Greco Roman museum if the National Museum is closed) , Catacombs & the Roman triumphal column Pompey’s pillar.

The Catacombs are one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages and are unusual as the archaeological objects combine Pharaonic and early Roman styles.  Alexandria National Museum contains around 1,800 artefacts that narrate the story of Alexandria and Egypt, whilst the Greco Roman Museum focuses on the Greco-Roman civilization contact with Egypt with some mummies and sarcophagus from the third century BC.

You will also visit the beautifully manicured Montazah gardens surrounding ex King Farouk’s Palace. These cover 150 acres and stretch all the way to the beach with many paddling pools to cool in before returning to Cairo early evening.

Upgrade INSTEAD of the tour visiting Memphis & Sakkara, Islamic Cairo with its Citadel of Saladin: Price per person: From £60

Extend a day to include an EXTRA NIGHT AND THE ADDITION of this tour: Price per person: From £375 (Assuming flight prices are the same)

 

Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria, Egypt

Day 4
Transfer to Airport for flight home.

Day 4
Transfer to Airport for flight home.

Morning at leisure to enjoy the hotel and its wonderful view of the pyramids.

Transfer to Cairo airport for your flight home.

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel - Cairo

Pyramid view room at Meridien Hotel, Egypt
Pool bar at Meridien Hotel, Egypt
Meridien Hotel room, Cairo, Egypt
Serving food at Meridien Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel - Cairo

The stunning Le Méridien Pyramids resort, nestled between the city and the wilderness, boasts unparalleled views of the majestic, ancient Giza Pyramids.

A mere glance out your window reveals one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is also surrounded by luxuriantly landscaped gardens, providing a respite of greenery amidst golden sands.

It has a peerless choice of restaurants and cuisines and magnificent swimming pool and spa amenities.

We offer Pyramid-view rooms as standard practice.

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Optional Extras
Sound and Light Show Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt

History is re-told by the Sphinx, telling you the most ancient secrets of the world. Go back in time thousands of years to learn how the pyramids were built and survived! In one hour this sound and light show narrates the history of the great kings, their secrets and legends. This is a seated show and only goes ahead once 10 people have confirmed.

Price Per Person From: £65

Visit Alexandria via the Desert Road
Alexandria, Egypt

Take a full day excursion by car to visit Alexandria via the desert road. Today you will visit Alexandria where you will visit the National Museum (if open) (or the Greco Roman museum if the National Museum is closed) , Catacombs & the Roman triumphal column Pompey’s pillar.

The Catacombs are one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages and are unusual as the archaeological objects combine Pharaonic and early Roman styles.  Alexandria National Museum contains around 1,800 artefacts that narrate the story of Alexandria and Egypt, whilst the Greco Roman Museum focuses on the Greco-Roman civilization contact with Egypt with some mummies and sarcophagus from the third century BC.

You will also visit the beautifully manicured Montazah gardens surrounding ex King Farouk’s Palace. These cover 150 acres and stretch all the way to the beach with many paddling pools to cool in before returning to Cairo early evening.

Upgrade INSTEAD of the tour visiting Memphis & Sakkara, Islamic Cairo with its Citadel of Saladin: Price per person: From £60

Extend a day to include an EXTRA NIGHT AND THE ADDITION of this tour: Price per person: From £375 (Assuming flight prices are the same)

 

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Testimonials

"We had a truly amazing time – guide, tours everything was superb. Michael our guide was brilliant, his knowledge was exceptional and such a nice guy, nothing was too much for him. "

Just like to say thanks for arranging an amazing trip!! We both had a fantastic time! The guide you arranged for us was excellent, if you can pass on our thanks.”

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Price Per Person: From £1,195
What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

  • Flights from the UK with one hold bag per person
  • 3 nights accommodation in room with a view of the pyramids with breakfast (Le Meridiens)
  • Private Tour of the Pyramids and Sphinx
  • Private Tour of Tutankhamen Treasures at the Museum of Antiquities
  • Private tour of the citadel of Saladin, Memphis & Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque
  • Private Airport Transfers

Departure Airport

  • Heathrow

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