Private Day Trip to Cairo from Makadi Bay in a Private Vehicle

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140 € /Adult
70 € / Child

Highlights

  • Take a private day trip to the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum from Makadi Bay
  • The pyramids of Giza are among the oldest structures on earth and still hold many puzzles and secrets
  • The largest archaeological museum in Cairo: An extraordinary castle of the pharaohs
  • The Cheops pyramid has been one of the seven wonders of the world since ancient times
  • The metropolis on the Nile enchants its visitors with a unique mixture of tradition and modernity
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant

Description

Sights like the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum should not be missing on any Egypt vacation. The world-famous pyramids of Giza are the only preserved of the seven wonders of the ancient world and are located south of Cairo. Marvel at remnants of Egyptian history and see the world's largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the Egyptian Museum. Benefit from the specialist knowledge of your personal guide. Experience the unforgettable highlights of the time of the pharaohs and visit the famous sites of ancient Egyptian culture. Accompanied by your private guide, see the following highlights on your tour:

● The Egyptian Museum
If you want to follow in the footsteps of the pharaohs, you can hardly refrain from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The elegant, neoclassical-style building was built according to French plans around 1900 and extends over two floors with around 100 halls around a central entrance hall. Here you can still feel pharaonic Egypt, hereabouts the incomparable magic of ancient splendor draws visitors from all over the world under its spell. Discovering the Egyptian Museum is like a personal dig. With around 120,000 exhibits from prehistory and early history to the time of the Roman occupation, it is the largest and most important museum of Egyptian history. The highlights of the museum are around 1700 objects from the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun, including the world-famous golden death mask of the young pharaoh.

● The great pyramids of Giza
One of the most visited landmarks is the Giza Pyramid Complex, which attracts millions of people from all over the world. The Egyptian pyramids were built by the ancient Egyptians and served as a tomb for their pharaohs and queens. Located in the Egyptian deserts on the west bank of the Nile, the pyramids are magnificent complex structures that have puzzled the world. The pyramids of Giza are the last remaining structure of the seven wonders of the world. It is the only one that has survived a total of more than 4,500 years in good condition. There are around 100 pyramids that have been discovered by scholars to date. These pyramids are among the defining architectural achievements of antiquity and are a fascinating feat of engineering.

The pyramids were built in the Old Kingdom, between 2620 and 2500 BC. Many myths, puzzles, and secrets are entwined with their origins, their construction, and history. There is still a lot of discussion about these captivating buildings among Egyptologists. The pyramids of Giza have been rising out of the desert sand southwest of the Cairo metropolis for 4,500 years. The monstrous rock giants stand out mightily against the blue sky, at the same time they seem to merge with the earth colors of the sand.

How the construction of the pyramids was carried out with such precision with the means at that time remains a mystery to this day. Because of all things concerning the construction of these architectural masterpieces, of which there are more than 100 more along the river in addition to the three prime examples of Giza, the ancient Egyptians left nothing behind. The ancient Egyptians were among the most powerful and developed civilizations of all time and one of the best places to get a glimpse into ancient Egyptian civilization is to explore the Egyptian pyramids. For sure, you will be amazed by the sights and artifacts that you will see while you are there.


Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Personal guidance
  • Entrance fee to the above-mentioned attractions
  • Lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo
  • Roundtrip transportation from and to your hotel in Makadi Bay in a private car or minivan

Exclusions

  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Admission to the mummy hall in the Egyptian Museum
  • Entry to the Cheops and Chefern pyramid (burial chambers)

Schedule

  • Tour type: private guided tour
  • Pickup time: at around 03.00 am
  • Arrival in Cairo: at around 09.00 am
  • Return to Makadi Bay: at around 09.00 pm
  • Trip Duration: 17 hours (approx.)
  • Meeting / Ending point: your hotel

Please note & Additional Info

  • The private tour to Cairo consists only of participants who book the trip together.
  • The private tour is based on a minimum number of 2 participants. Should the minimum number of participants not be reached, we will offer to operate the trip with a cost supplement.
  • Children's price: Age 5 - 10