The tour from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo by bus , leads to the discovery of the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only one that has survived to the present day.
A must-do opportunity to get up close and personal with the Great Sphinx and the secrets of ancient Egyptian Pharaonic civilization, it is certainly one of the most interesting trips to plan during your stay in Sharm.
The tour to Cairo by bus allows you to visit the Egyptian National Museum, which houses thousands of historical artifacts and artifacts, as well as to cruise the great Nile River, which is the longest river present in the world, and finally to shop and learn about the unique and truly typical suburbs of old Cairo.
The trip to Cairo begins with departure from the facility where you are staying in the middle of the night, when our agency’s comfortable, air-conditioned private bus will depart for Egypt’s capital city.
The bus ride takes about 7 hours, during which you will sleep and rest until sunrise.
When you wake up, you will be able to admire the Sinai Mountains, and cross the picturesque tunnel built under the Suez Canal, which connects the African and Asian continents.
The Egyptian Museum, the first stop on the travel program, is the world’s largest museum containing Egyptian antiquities. On display inside are more than 120,000 unique antiquities from different families.
One can admire the entire collection of objects that belonged to the young King Tutankhamun, with his incredible golden mask. The story of the discovery of his tomb, as fascinating as it is mysterious, will be explained throughout the tour.
This is a cruise on the Nile aboard a simple traditional local boat for a scenic tour of the heart of the Capital and enjoy a tour of the Nile River, which will take you to the restaurant. This is an optional excursion.
Boarding the reserved bus, we will head to the Giza Plateau, which is home to the three great pyramids, or as they are known, the tombs of the 4th Dynasty kings (Khufu – Khafre – Menkare).
The pyramids of Giza bear witness to one of the most rapprentative, important and famous archaeological sites in Egypt and the entire world, attracting millions of visitors each year to learn the secrets of this very ancient civilization, which has inspired archaeologists, Egyptologists, and the imagination of numerous writers throughout time.
After completing the visit to the three pyramids, we will head to the nearby Great Push. A legendary statue still surrounded by many enigmas.
It is a statue with a human head, which probably belonged to King Khafre, and with a lion’s body made of calcareous stone. Located next to the temple and on the opposite side of King Khafre’s paramid, it is the second largest pyramid in Egypt.
Finally, the Guide will lead you, after this interesting cultural day, to the last moments of the shopping trip through the Cairo bazaar, famous for its papyri, peculiar perfumes and antiques of all kinds, as well as its special and enveloping atmosphere.
Travel back to the hotel in Sharm by reserved bus.
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