Cairo

Cairo
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Cairo Vacations

The many splendors of Cairo attract travelers from across the world to its animated streets. The trademarks of this great city are, of course, the magnificent pyramids, as well as the Sphinx and the tomb of King Tut. Choose from a range of excellent hotel accommodations for every budget.

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The following options are available when you book your vacation package to Cairo:

Ground Transportation

Transfers - Roundtrip Private Sedan Airport Transfer

Relax as you are transferred between the Cairo International Airport and your hotel in a private vehicle. Vehicles will be a Hyundai Sonata, Mitsubishi Lancer, Hyundai Elantra, or similiar for up to 2 passengers. Travel time between the airport and your hotel is approximately 30 - 90 minutes, depending on traffic and the location of your hotel.

Transfers are available 24 hours a day. Transfers include door-to-door service and a luggage allowance of 2 suitcases per person.

Gratuities are not included.

Full details on where to meet your transfer vehicle will be included in your travel documents.

Transfers - Roundtrip Private Van Airport Transfer

Relax as you are transferred between the Cairo International Airport and your hotel in a private vehicle. Vehicles will be a Toyota HI-S Van or similiar for up to 7 passengers.

Travel time between the airport and your hotel is approximately 30 - 90 minutes, depending on traffic and the location of your hotel.

Transfers are available 24 hours a day. Transfers include door-to-door service and a luggage allowance of 2 suitcases per person.

Gratuities are not included.

Full details on where to meet your transfer vehicle will be included in your travel documents.

Tours

Tour - Cairo City Half-Day Tour with the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

Begin the tour with a visit to the Citadel, the medieval fortress of Salah El Din and location of the beautiful Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Proceed to the Sultan Hassan Mosque, one of the largest in the world and the Mosque of Al-Rifa'i, where members of the former royal family are entombed. Roam through the ancient twisting passages of the Khan-El Khalili, Cairo's famous bazaar, with its small shops filled with local crafts, souvenirs, and handmade treasures.

  • Departure Time(s): 8:30am from Giza hotels and Heliopolis hotels and 9:00am from the downtown hotels
  • Return Time(s): 12:00 noon to Giza/Heliopolis hotels and 12:30pm to the downtown hotels

Includes:
  • Pick-up at hotel
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Admission tickets to the Citadel and the Mosques
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide

Other information:
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday departures

Full details will be in your travel documents.

Tour - Egyptian Museum Half-Day Tour

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities contains some of the most important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, as well as many treasures of King Tutankhamen. Unlike many of the tombs discovered in Egypt, that of King Tutankhamun was found mostly intact. Inside the tomb there was a large collection of artifacts used throughout the King's life. These artifacts ranged from a decorated chest, which was most likely used as a closet or suitcase, to ivory and gold bracelets, necklaces, and other decorative jewelry, and is highlighted by his famous Gold Mask.

  • Departure Time(s): 8:30am from Giza hotels and Heliopolis hotels and 9:00am from the downtown hotels
  • Return Time(s): 12:00 noon to Giza/Heliopolis hotels and 12:30pm to the downtown hotels

Includes:
  • Pick-up at hotel
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Admission tickets to museum
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide

Other information:
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday departures

Full information will be included in your travel documents.

Tour - Pyramids and Sphinx Tour

Drive to Giza to see the only remaining site of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Giza. It is believed the pyramid was built as a tomb for 4th dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Cheops and was constructed over a 20-year period. Nearby lies the Sphinx, with its lion's body and human head carved out of a single piece of rock. The tour continues with the Valley of the Temple and a magnificent panoramic view of this splendid site.

  • Departure Time(s): 8:30am for Giza hotels and Heliopolis hotels and 9:00am for downtown hotels
  • Return Time(s): 12:00 noon to Giza/Heliopolis hotels and 12:30pm to downtown hotels

Includes:
  • Pick up at hotel
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Admission tickets to Giza Plateau area
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide

Other information:
  • Operates daily, except Friday

Full details will be included in your travel documents.