Our travel companion will accompany you from your hotel in Marsa Alam to the airport in Hurghada by air-conditioned vehicle. From there, take a domestic flight to Cairo. There you will be greeted by a German-speaking Egyptologist who will accompany you throughout the tour.
The tour begins in the first capital of Egypt, the city of Memphis, 25 km south of Cairo. You will see the alabaster sphinx and the colossal statue Ramses II. Afterwards you will visit the necropolis of Saqqara. There is the most famous and oldest pyramid in Egypt, the step pyramid of King Djoser and the museum of the architect of the step pyramid, Imhotep. Then continue to lunch in a local restaurant, which is characterized by high quality service, cleanliness, hygiene and delicious specialties.
After lunch, visit one of the seven wonders of the world, the famous Cheops pyramid and the pyramids of Chephren and Mykerinos. Experience a fantastic view from the plateau and visit the great Sphinx of Giza. Before you check into your 5-star hotel, visit the Chephren Valley Temple. Before dinner you have the opportunity to admire the sound and light show on the pyramids. End the day with a relaxing stay in your hotel.
After breakfast you leave the hotel. You drive to the east bank of the Nile in Cairo. There you will first visit the Citadel of Saladin with the Alabaster Mosque by Mohamed Ali. From the citadel you have a very nice view over the whole of Cairo. Then it continues to the Egyptian National Museum, one of the largest museums in the world. Marvel at pharaonic treasures such as grave goods and jewelry. See the Tutankhamun's gold treasure, its mask and coffin. Then enjoy a delicious lunch.
In the old town of Cairo, visit the Al Azhar Mosque (AD 972) and El Moaz Street (founder of the city of Cairo AD 969), the oldest street in the city. A visit to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar in the old town of Cairo and a photo break in the Dead City round off the day. Then drive to Cairo Airport, from where you fly to Hurghada. There our travel companion will receive you and accompany you back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.