3. Coptic Cairo, Museum, Citadel, Quad Bike and Light Show
The Egyptian Museum
Enjoy a visit to the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. Over 250,000 overwhelming artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque
Then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.
Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo.
Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed in Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga).Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt both before and during the Islamic era, as most of its churches were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the 7th century.
Later you will be transferred to the Great pyramid inn hotel (located in front of the pyramids) for refreshing and a fresh juice drink (Mango, strawberry, etc…) , Ride a quad bike and set out into the desert around the Giza Pyramids enjoying Sunset, playing in the desert and panoramic views of the pyramids on a plateau above Cairo. ,
The sound and light show
Then attending the sound and light show at the pyramids
the spectacular Show of Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. Discover the enchanting history of the ancient Egyptians. The show starts with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the city of the dead for five thousand years. The show also depicts the story of building the pyramids and relates the history of great and famous figures of ancient Egypt such as Thutmosis IV, Akhnaten, Nefertiti and Tut Ankh Amon.
Back to your hotel.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner