Catch the highlights of historical Cairo in this 8-hour private tour Best Cairo Day Tour Pyramids, The Museum & the Citadel by air-conditioned vehicle, with a private professional guide and lunch included! Discover the great Pyramids of Giza and the treasures of the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, marvel at the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque
Your private 8-hour tour begins with a fascinating introduction to each of the great pyramids of Giza: Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, the enigmatic symbol of Egypt.
Cairo's famous Egyptian Museum houses 165,000 Egyptian artifacts, but the priceless treasures of King Tutankhamun are the highlight. His six gilded coffins dominate the main hall, while his magnificent death mask is the star attraction. Your guide will introduce you to the museum's most important pieces before you have free time to explore at your leisure.
The Alabaster Mosque at the Citadel of Salah el-Din sits atop a limestone hill overlooking Cairo and is the most important mosque in the city. Still used as a place of worship today by the Muslims of Cairo, the architectural masterpiece opens its doors to visitors of all faiths. The lower part of the Mosque is clad inside and out with Alabaster, while the top part is constructed from the limestone cladding removed from the Pyramids of Giza. Inside the mosque, your guide will introduce you to the basics of the beliefs of Islam, including a translation of the most common prayers.
have your lunch meal at a local restaurant then back to your hotel.