Pyramids, Citadel & Nile in StyleA highly popular option featuring the pyramids and leisurely lunch cruise on the Nile.
Your first highlight is a visit to the Mohamed Ali Mosque at the Citadel of Saladin, two famous landmarks in Cairo. Admire the exquisite interiors of the Mosque and view the fascinating skyline of Old Cairo from the top of the hill.

Step aboard and experience the colourful and fascinating sights of this magnificent river on a floating Nile Restaurant. Large picture windows provide wonderful views of life on the Nile in the bustling city. Enjoy buffet-style lunch as you cruise on one of the world’s most famous waterways.

The ancient Greeks considered the Great Pyramid to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Marvel at the sheer magnitude of the Great Pyramid – estimated to contain 2.5 million tons of stone. After viewing the 3 pyramids from the Western Plateau, you’ll be driven to the complex itself. You’ll also view the inscrutable Sphinx with the body of a lion and face of a man.

A short stop will be made at a Papyrus Institute, where the art of paper making from reeds, will be demonstrated for you.

Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile (approximately 2.5 hours) over uneven, gravel, cobblestone and sandy surfaces at the pyramids with 30 – 40 stone stairs at the Citadel. In addition there are approximately 20 marble steps required to walk down in order to reach sailing vessel where lunch is served. Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen are recommended. Conservative attire (no tank tops or shorts) that covers both the shoulders and knees is suggested for this tour. Camera and video have no fees. Shoes must be removed before entering the mosque at the citadel. Time permitting The drive to/from Cairo is approximately 1.5 hours each way, dependent upon traffic and local conditions. Coaches are required to travel in a police-escorted convoy and sometimes will be subjected to certain security requirements and possible delays. Tour order may vary between groups but all mentioned sites will be covered.

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