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6 Days Egypt – Cairo

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Itinerary

Day 1
Nairobi – Cairo

0545 hrs, check in at JKIA for your MS 841 flight to Cairo departing at 0745 hrs.
1125 hrs, we will meet you on arrival in Cairo and transfer you to your Hotel
Rest of the afternoon at leisure.
Overnight at your hotel

Day 2
Cairo - Half Day Pyramids Adventure

Breakfast at your hotel.
Depart for half day Pyramids Adventure.

The Giza Plateau is a formation of three pyramids, where a father, son, and grandson constructed their afterlife tombs and mapped their journeys to the afterlife. It’s still a bit of a mystery as to how the pyramids were constructed and how long they took to complete, but there’s no question that the pyramids still represent the pinnacle of ancient Egyptian architectural accomplishments. The whole area, really, continues to hold many secrets yet to be uncovered, making the pyramids one of the most alluring and inviting places in the world.
Our job is to help you tick off that bucket list item, and then some, with a half-day tour to the pyramids that’s going to prove to you why everyone reveres this site so much.

What sets our Pyramids tour apart from the others is that we beat the tourists and arrive at the Giza Plateau well before the crowds and that ruthless midday sun. We also treat you to a local lunch! Pyramids, Sphinx, and lunch? Oh my!

Our day starts by seeing the guardian of the necropolis, the Sphinx (you know, the one with the missing nose!), which stands in front of the second Pyramid of Khepren. We will enter the Giza Plateau from the Sphinx Gate to beat the crowds to the site, and after seeing the Sphinx, we’ll walk to the mysterious great pyramid of King Cheops, where you can marvel at the sheer size of the construction, and try and formulate your own theories as to how it was built.

Our private Pyramids tour continues to the second Pyramid of Giza, which is the second largest and the only pyramid that still carries part of its original casing. From there, we’ll continue to the third and the smallest of the Giza Plateau pyramids. And no visit to the Pyramids of Giza would be completed without stopping at the panoramic view point where you get to see the all the pyramids of Giza in the one spot (and take a photo like the ones you see in travel books – free of tourists! Well, almost…)

Leaving the amazing pyramids behinds, we’ll head back out to the streets of Cairo and stop by a local restaurant for lunch. We’ll be treating you to Koshary, a dish of rice, pasta, lentils, fried onions, and chili sauce, and a favourite amongst young local Egyptians.

After lunch, we’ll drop you back off at one of our starting points, where you can carry on your day (although we’re pretty sure the Pyramids will have already been the highlight of the day!).

Following recent safety incidents we recommend that you check your government’s advice for their latest information on travelling in Egypt before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary.

We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page – www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts.

This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

Day 3
Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel
Rest of the day in Cairo at leisure / shopping.
 Optional tour – Alexandria City Discovery – day trip – USD 98 per person

Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4
Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel.
Rest of the day in Cairo at leisure / shopping.
Overnight at your hotel.

Day 5
Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel.
Rest of the day in Cairo at leisure / shopping.
Overnight at your hotel.

Day 6
Cairo – Nairobi

Breakfast at your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
1845 hrs, you will be picked at your hotel and transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Nairobi.
MS 849 departing Paris at 2145 hrs to arrive in Nairobi at 0030 hrs.

Cost Includes:

  •  Return Air ticket to Cairo inclusive of taxes – Egypt Air
  •  5 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo
  •  Daily breakfast
  •  Return Airport transfers in Cairo
  •  Half Day Pyramids Tour

Cost Excludes:

  • • Visa and Visa fee
  • • Personal expenses
  • • Travel insurance
  • • Meals and drinks apart from breakfast
  • • Tipping
  • • Optional tours
  • Remarks: If above hotels are not available or they change their rates drastically, please take into consideration that rates and hotels will be modified accordingly.

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6 Days Egypt – Cairo