On a stopover in Egypt's Port Said, spend a full-day exploring the famous sites in Egypt. Go to Cairo and visit the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then stop off at the Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel, and Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque.
What to Expect
Spend a full day visiting Cairo and the Giza Necropolis on a shore excursion from Port Said.
Upon arrival in Port Said, a representative will be holding a sign with your name as you disembark from your cruise. Then you will begin your 3-hour drive to Cairo in a comfortable, air-conditioned van.
Upon arriving in Cairo you will go to visit the Great Pyramid of Giza which is the only existing wonder of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World.
Get excited by a camel caravan ride in the desert of Giza. At the Giza Plateau you will not only see the Great Pyramid of Khufu, but also the pyramid of Chefren, the pyramid of Mykerinus, the valley temple of Khefren and the Great Sphinx. You may also visit the Giza Solar boat museum to see the Khufu ship.
Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before continuing on to Sakkara. Here you will visit the first pyramid ever built in Egypt, the step pyramid of King Zoser which was built by the genius engineer Imhotep. Moreover, you will see one of the magnificent Mastabas (burial chambers) of either Ptah Hotep, Kagemni, or Mereruca.
Before beginning your return trip to Port Said, you might stop at the Papyrus Institute where you will see how the ancient Egyptian invented the first paper ever in the history. You will also have the opportunity to shop if time allows.
- Pick-up and return services from/to Port Said
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- Lunch meal at local restaurant in Giza
- Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
- All service charges & taxes
What's Not Included
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Know Before You Go
More information: You will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle. Your pick-up time will always be according to the cruise liner schedules and we guarantee to let you return back at least 2 hours before your departure time.
Important note: On all the tours we have always a spare air-conditioned vehicle. In case of any problem, we will replace your van with another one .