5-Day Cairo Itinerary

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Are you looking 5-Day Cairo Itinerary? we can help you with an amazing 5-day itinerary in Cairo to .visit the highlights of Egypt like the Egyptian Museum & the national museum of Civilization, the Pyramids of Giza , The Sphinx , Sakkara with an amazing safari trip to the valley of the whales- Wadi El Hitan

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Day 1- Arrival in Cairo:


Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at   Cairo  International Airport, Transfer to the hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle. Your guide will meet you and transfer you to The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

The sarcophagus  of King Tut


Then Proceed to the National Museum of Egyptian civilization where the royal mummies - The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is located in Fustat, the first Egyptian capital after the Arab Islamic conquest, so it was a logical choice for the museum site, as the area is located at the crossroads of Egyptian history, and it includes many Coptic churches and monasteries, the Coptic Museum, the Ibn Ezra Temple, and the first mosque in Egypt, the Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque.


The New Grand museum is not open yet. It will be open soon maybe end of 2021 or  in 2022
 
Lunch will be served  during the trip-Then transfer to your hotel in Giza or in Cairo

Day 2- Day tour to Giza Pyramids and Islamic and Coptic Cairo:


Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or in Giza at 8:00 am and get ready for your Private day tour to the   Pyramids of Giza with a Private tour guide

First, you will visit the Giza pyramids - CheopsChephren & Mykerinus. After seeing the famous pyramids you can head to visit the Valley Temple of king Chephren. While doing that you can have a closer look at the Great Sphinx - the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren. 

Then Visit the Papyrus museum See how the ancient Egyptians how made the first Paper in History by Using the Papyrus Plant, if you like to buy real papyrus Gifts this will be the most suitable place

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant

Then Proceed to visit the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo, it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover a maze of alleys that have been at the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. 

Day 3 tour to Memphis- Sakkara, and Dahsour:


You will be picked up from your hotel by Marsa Alam tour guide to enjoy Cairo Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara and Dahshur Pyramids. You will start with the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, which is considered the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser.

Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.

Then drive to Dahshur, Two of the later pyramids constructed here have been completely destroyed by time, and the elements and several others, such as the Black Pyramid (12th Dynasty, 1929-1885 BC), are badly damaged, but Dahshur also boasts two of Egypt’s best-preserved early pyramids. Both built during the reign of King Sneferu (2613-2589 BC), the founder of the 4th Dynasty, the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid at Dahshur is massive evidence of the architectural development that lead to the construction of the Great Pyramid and its companions at Giza. Then drive to your hotel.

Day4- Trip to the valley of the whales from Cairo:


At 07:00 Pick up from Cairo or Giza hotel and transfer by air-conditioned Car to  Tunis village in El Fayoum Oasis in the Western Desert.

At 09:00 am arrive at Fayoum

Start your adventure by Toyota land cruiser 4x4  to   Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360

From: Tunis village in Fayoum, Egypt.
To: Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt.
Driving distance: 69.2 km.
Duration: 1 hour 37 mins

Wadi Al Hitan Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 Wadi-Al-Hitan Egypt 360 ’ is a Protected area and a Natural Heritage Site added in 2005 by UNESCO as a world heritage site, WADI EL-HITAN is also known for scientists in the Zeuglodon Valley, have been discovered in 1936, it is located 35 KM west of the Wadi El-Ryan, right deep into the desert western desert, is It is an area of fossils; considered as an open museum, dates back to 45 million years and contains petrified primitive whales skeletons, shark teeth, shells and roots of Mangroves preserved in soft rocks. Everywhere you go here you find petrified seashells and corals, Visit the  Fossil & Climate Change Museum Wadi-Al-Hitan#Change_Climate_Museum Egypt 360 Wadi-Al-Hitan#Change_Climate_Museum Egypt 360
 The museum hosts a variety of whale fossils, and skeletons that are displayed outdoors, as for the museum it has a variety of fossils, skeletons, fossilized mangroves, and ancient seashells exhibited indoors in glass boxes, Enjoy your lunch in the desert.

Then Drive to The Magic lake and Gebel Al-Mudawara

The Magic lake:

One of the most beautiful lakes in Egypt, overlooking sand dunes, is the Magic lake. Around the lake gives you the chance to witness one of the most eye-catching sunsets you will ever see.


Magic Lake is a beautiful lake located in Wadi El Rayan in Fayoum. It was named the Magic lake as it changes its colors several times a day depending on the time of year and the amount of sunlight it receives.

It is an amazingly beautiful place surrounded by desert. People spend their time hiking & sand-boarding beside Magic Lake or even swimming in the lake itself.

The lake contains minerals that are said to help treat patients with rheumatism.

It is an amazingly beautiful place surrounded by desert. People spend their time hiking & sand-boarding beside Magic Lake or even swimming in the lake itself.

Gebel Al Mudawara

Seven Kilometres south of the waterfall, Along the left eastern side of the road, Is a picturesque Area known as  Al Mudawara, The Lookout, There are three  Mountain along the lakeshore, it is  a favorite Picnic Area

Wadi El Rayan

Wadi El Rayan is a depression 42 Meters below sea level and covers 673 K.m.In 1966 this depression became a water reservoir when it was connected with Qarun Lake by underground Pipe

Drive back to Cairo

Day 5- Departure to Cairo airport


You will be transferred to   Cairo airport for the international departure.

Höhepunkte

  •  The National Museum of Egyptian civilization
  • The Egyptian Museum
  •  Pyramids of Giza
  • The Sphinx
  •  The Mosque of Muhammad Ali
  • Hanging Church
  • The Ben Ezra Synagogue 
  • Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • El Hitan-Valley of the whales
  • Enjoy a 4x4 Trip in the desert with sand dunes
  • Visit Fayoum oasis
  • Wadi El Rayan
  • Magic Lake

Inclusions:

  •  Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport + transfer to hotel by air-conditioned vehicle  
  •  Lunch during the tours
  •  The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo museum
  • Luxor day tour from Cairo
  • Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the program
  •  The prices are per person and in us dollars  
  • English speaking guide
  • All service charges and taxes 
  • Assist & transfer to Cairo International airport on final departure

Exclusions:

  • International flights to Egypt
  • Entrance fees inside any of the pyramids or inside the mummy room at the Egyptian Museum. 
  • Any other optional tours if required. 
  • Tipping

Please remember to bring:

  • Passports
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sun Cream