The perfect way to get a quick glimpse of Egypt’s ancient past take day tour to Cairo, while your ship waits in Sokhna, escape to Cairo to see Ancient Egypt. This day trip will take you to see the Pyramids of Giza, guarded by the Great Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, full priceless antiquities.
Our representative will pick you up from Ein El Sokhna Port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign with your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo (about 1.5 hour drive), by an air-conditioned vehicle.
Get excited by a panoramic view of 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 Pyramids of Chefren.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Continue to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.
Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
And if there is enough time continue the tour to Khan Elkhalili old market. Transfer back to El Sokhna Port to join your cruise ship.