12+
Age
Year-round
Dates
5 Days
Duration
Cairo, Egypt, Fayoum
Location

This program is mixed between city breaks in Cairo and Safari in Fayoum which lies just to the west of the Nile, it is one of the most ancient archaeological sites in Egypt, it is a wondrous site.

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONCairo International Airport
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
TOUR INCLUDEDS
Meet and Assist at Cairo International Airport by Menatours representative.
All Transfers with private Air Conditioned vehicles.
4 nights’ accommodation in Cairo.
2 days tours in Cairo with trained expert Egyptology (Tours as mentioned in the itinerary)
1 day tour in Fayoum with trained expert Egyptology (Tours as mentioned in the itinerary)
Daily Breakfast , Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary day by day ( B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner
TOUR NOT INCLUDEDS
International Air Fare
Any optional tours
Entry Visa for Egypt
Domestic Air Fare
Tipping
TOUR Destinations And Sightseeing
Memphis / Sakkara / The Great Pyramids
The Egyptian Museum / Old Cairo / Citadel
Khan El Khalil
Lake Quaroun
Wadi Rayan / Whale Valley
1

Day 1: Arrive Cairo


Arrive Cairo, Meet and Assist by Menatours Representative escorted to your Hotel
2

Day 2: Cairo / Memphis /Sakkara /The Great Pyramids


After your Breakfast in the morning you will start your tour by visiting Memphis served as the capital of Upper & Lower Egypt Some 5000 years ago during the 1st dynasty .Menes, the first Pharaoh of the dynasty, built a great white-walled palace and the Temple of Ptah , than visit Sakkara one of the most exciting historical and archaeological area in all of Egypt is Sakkara , situated about 12 miles South West of Cairo . The site is dominated by the famous step pyramids of king Zoser. It was the first pyramid to be built in ancient Egypt, preceding those at Giza by many centuries and it is the work of the famous pharaonic architect Imhotep, than visit The Pyramids and Sphinx were reckoned by the Greeks to be ne of the Seven Wonders of the World. A single pyramid is built of 2, 300,00- blocks , each weighing an average of two and one half tones. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the wonder and awe that so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is especially interesting since its interior burial chamber are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza , which dates from the time of Chephren (2620BC) Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet high and 187 feet long , this unforgettable statue combines the head of a pharaoh with lion’s body.(B,L,D)
3

Cairo / Fayoum /Whale Valley


Early morning from Cairo we drive by jeep south towards to Faiyoum ,located 130 kilometers (81miles) southwest of Cairo , the town occupies part of the Ancient site of Crocodilopolis ,it is the oldest city in Egypt and one of the oldest cities in Africa , the largest oasis in the Western Desert , we stop al Lake Qaroun tour by felucca for Half an Hour and then Kaser Qarun , At Wadi Rayan we visit the spring and waterfall then continue to into the desert , arrived at Wadi Al Hitan known as the Valley of Whales the site reveals evidence for the explanation of one of the greatest mysteries of the evolution of whales.(B,L,D)
4

Day 4: Cairo / The Egyptian Museum / Old Cairo /Citadel / Khan El Khalil


Breakfast at your hotel start your tour by passing by El Tharir Square where has been the traditional site for numerous major protests and demonstrations in the last few years, visiting the Egyptian Museum, the most depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world. it features artifacts from the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, including the celebrates mummies of ancient Egypt’s king and Tut Ankh Amun treasures. Than continue our tour visiting the Churches of Old Cairo , the Hanging Church , Saints Sergius Church ,Church of the Holy Virgin Old Cairo After that visiting The Citadel which is among the world’s most splendid monuments of medieval warfare was completed by Muhammad Ali Pasha by the end of the tour visit Khan El Khalili one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.(B,L,D)
5

Day 5: Cairo Final Departure


After your Breakfast at the hotel, escorted to Cairo International Airport for final departure. (B)
Fayoum Safari Tour
Fayoum Safari Tour
New Valley Oasis

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