Get Inspired / Middle East / Egypt Cairo Sightseeing, Egypt Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Middle East / Egypt Cairo Sightseeing, Egypt story by: Inspire Middle East & North Africa PYRAMIDS, MEMPHIS & SAKKARA Spend the morning exploring the mysteries of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the mighty Sphinx. There will be time to wander and explore with plenty of photo opportunities. After lunch drive through farmland to Memphis, once the capital of the Old Kingdom. Here you will see the incredible alabaster statue of Ramses II. Continue on to Sakkara to view the world’s oldest stone structure, the “step” pyramid. PRICE GUIDE FROM: $216 DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Full day EGYPTIAN MUSEUM, CITADEL, MOSQUES & BAZAARS Take a morning tour of the Egyptian Museum, home to a fabulous collection of world-renowned antiquities, including those from the tomb of Tutankhamun. After lunch enter the world of Islamic Cairo, and visit the Citadel and the 19th century Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Next stop, the incredible Khan El Khalili Bazaar where you will have time to wander the colourful paths for souvenirs. PRICE GUIDE FROM: $216 DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Full day EGYPTIAN MUSEUM & CITADEL TOUR This half day tour begins at the Egyptian Museum, home to the tomb of Tutankhamun whose gold death-mask is truly magnificent. Also famed is the Mummy Room with 11 royal mummies from pharaonic times. Continue on to climb the ancient walls of the city, and explore the buildings and grounds of the ancient Citadel which dominates the skyline. PRICE GUIDE FROM: $144 DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Half day PYRAMIDS SOUND & LIGHT SHOW Witness the spectacular Sound and Light show at the Pyramids of Giza. Hear tales about the pharaohs, their secrets, legends and see them come to life by the illumination and laser lighting. There are also performances in traditional costumes taking you back to the time of this ancient civilisation. This is one show that you will walk away from with a learning experience. PRICE GUIDE FROM: $91 DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Evening ALEXANDRIA CITY TOUR Spend a full day in Alexandria where you will view the unique architecture and experience the charming nostalgia of yesteryear. See the bronze statue of Mohamed Ali, founder of modern Egypt, visit the catacombs of Kom el Shoqfa, and see Pompeii’s Pillar and Pharos Lighthouse before lunch. Continue to the Roman Amphitheatre in Kom El Dekka before enjoying a scenic drive along the beachfront boulevard. PRICE GUIDE FROM: $259 DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Full day PYRAMIDS & SPHINX TOUR On this half day you will explore the Pyramids of Giza, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The oldest and largest, the Great Pyramid of Cheops, stands tall at near 136 metres, with an estimated 2.5 million limestone blocks used for the construction. Nearby are three smaller pyramids built for the queens and beyond that, pyramids for King Cheops’ sons, while the mighty Sphinx guards the entire site. PRICE GUIDE FROM: $139 DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Half day First name * Last name * Email address * Confirm Email Address * Phone number * How can we help? My local consultant or House of Travel store Select Outlet Alexandra Alexandra Ashburton Ashburton Auckland Albany Botany Junction Devonport St Heliers: St Heliers Browns Bay Parnell New Lynn: LynnMall Milford Whangaparaoa Newmarket Ellerslie Ponsonby Remuera Howick Takapuna Takanini Balclutha Balclutha Blenheim Blenheim Cambridge Cambridge Christchurch Barrington Central/City: On Victoria Upper Riccarton High Street Lanes Hornby Merivale Papanui: Northlands Riccarton: Riccarton Road Shirley Ferrymead Coromandel Coromandel Dunedin Dunedin Gore Gore Greymouth Greymouth Hamilton City East: Calder & Lawson Hamilton City: Hamilton City Hastings Hastings Havelock North Havelock North Hokitika Hokitika Invercargill Invercargill Kerikeri Kerikeri Masterton Masterton Matamata Matamata Morrinsville Morrinsville Motueka Motueka Nelson Nelson New Plymouth New Plymouth Oamaru Oamaru Orewa Orewa Palmerston North City: Stephen Parsons City: Broadway Paraparaumu Kapiti Coast Queenstown Wakatipu Rangiora Rangiora Richmond Richmond Rotorua Rotorua Taupo Taupo Tauranga Mt Maunganui Papamoa the Crossing Tauranga CBD Te Awamutu Te Awamutu Timaru Timaru Wanaka Wanaka Wanganui Wanganui Wellington City: Hunter St Lower Hutt Johnsonville City: Featherston Street Westport Westport Whangarei Whangarei How do you prefer to be contacted? EmailPhoneEither I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Six Tips for Planning Your 2016 Holiday Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Dubai. What’s Legal, What’s Not Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.