Today, you will fly from Sharm El-Sheikh to explore the magnificent highlights of the Great Cairo such as the pyramids and Sphinx, the great Egyptian museum, and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, with lunch at a local restaurant.
The pyramids are among the top Attractions in Cairo. The pyramids were built in the Fourth Dynasty, but Giza remained important during the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period.
There are many theories about the techniques of building the pyramids. The ancient Egyptians excelled in building them. The Great Pyramid is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.You will know more during your Egypt day tours.
Our driver/representative will pick you up from your hotel in Sharm in your Sharm El-Sheikh day tours , to drive you to Sharm airport, for a one-hour flight to Cairo. With Happy Egypt your guide will be waiting for you outside the arrival terminal with your name to commence your tour to:
The pyramids & Sphinx:
Giza Plateau is in the vast desert, the land of the dead. Guarded by the Great Sphinx, the plateau is dominated by the massive Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. To the south of the Great Sphinx, lies the cemetery and Town of the pyramids Builders.
The pyramids are indeed remarkable feats of engineering. But the question is “why the pyramids were constructed?“.
The pyramids were constructed in the 4th dynasty, but Giza remained important through the New Kingdom and the 3rd intermediate period.
There are so many theories about the techniques of the construction of the pyramids. You can now more during your Egypt day tours.
Notes: tickets for entry inside the pyramids aren’t included.
The Egyptian Museum:
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the largest museums in the world. It has more than 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in the storerooms.
There are two main floors in the museum, the ground floor, and the first floor. On the ground floor, there are some coins and papyri. As well there are some artifacts of the New Kingdom. These items include statues, tables, and coffins.
On the first floor, there are some artifacts from the dynasties 29 and 30, with some items from the tombs of the valley of the kings, in particular the amazing treasure of king Tutankhamon.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar:
Khan el-Khalili is a famous bazaar and souq in the historic center of Cairo, Egypt. The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. It is also home to many Egyptian artisans and workshops involved in the production of traditional crafts and souvenirs.