Two Days Tours from El Gouna to Cairo by Road

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On an unforgettable private 2-days trip to Cairo from El Gouna, discover the fascinating mysterious pyramids of Giza and Saqqara and visit the world-famous Egyptian Museum with the golden treasures of Tut Anch Amun, as well as the other highlights of the city such as the Citadel of Salah El Din and the Alabaster Mosque by Mohamed Ali. A qualified Egyptology tour guide will explain the history and culture of the ancient Egyptians to you and will also provide you with everything you need to know about the largest city in Africa.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Top Class Egypt Travel

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Day 1 Giza & Saqqara Pyramids

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza

The complex includes three main pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu)

The Great Pyramids belongs to “King Khufu” It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Great Sphinx

It was built by “King Chephren“, it is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62m. Then transfer to your hotel in Cairo and Overnight.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 visit The Egyptian Museum and The Citadel, drive back to El Gouna

Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

The museum displays a collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cairo Citadel

It served as Egypt’s seat of government till the 1860 Cairo Citadel is a magnificent fortress. It was constructed during Salah ad-Din reign. The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali

It was constructed between 1830 and 1848, the mosque named “The Alabaster Mosque” because of most of the walls made out of pure alabaster. The mosque is a replica of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili

No visit to Cairo is Complete without a stop at the Khan El-Khalili bazaar, the bazaar is the oldest and the most famous in the Middle East. It was constructed in 970 AD, the same year as the founding of Cairo.

Duration: 1 hour
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