Giza Plateau, Egyptian Museum, and Khan al Khalili
Our Egypt select tour guide will be waiting for you next to the exit door holding a sign with your name to pick you up from the port. Then, he will escort you by an air conditioned vehicle to Cairo " The journey takes around 1.5 hours’ drive" to visit Giza Plateau to visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx). The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still standing today, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list. Then stop for lunch by one of the local restaurant with Nile river view After that, you are going to continue your journey through the history starting with the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which is located in Down Town. It was built in 1902 and it exhibits a large number of items and treasures (exceeding 120,000 masterpieces) dating back to the ancient Egyptian period and Greco-Roman period including the marvelous collection of the child king Tut Ankh Amon. Then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions. The district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs, after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period, and now it becomes a bazaar where you will find many souvenirs shops, coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area. After this trip you will be driven back to Ein El Sokhna port to get back to your cruise.