Shore excursion and sightseeing to Cairo from cruise ships arriving Port Said Port. You will see the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, the Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque.
Day 01: Pyramids Tour
Egypt Travel Representative will pick you up from Port Said Port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign of your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approximately 3 hours, joining a police convoy till reaching Cairo. Pay a visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates back to the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren.
Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Egyptian Museum / Salah Din Citadel
Breakfast in a hotel, have an excursion to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which are considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian artifacts in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold and jewelry which were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before its discovery in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
Lunch at local restaurant. Then proceed to Salah El din Citadel and the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt for over 45 years. Then proceed to Khan El Khalili Bazaar(if there is enough time ), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.After that travel via air-conditioned modern vehicle to the Port. Back to the cruise for your final departure.
Pick up services from Port Said port & return
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation for a night at 5hotel, Mena House Oberoi Hotel
Private English speaking guide
Entrance fees to mentioned sites
Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour