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Get to know the city of Cairo on this guided, full-day adventure of Luxor Tours. Fly from Luxor, on the east bank of the Nile River, to Egypt’s capital city for a comprehensive sightseeing tour. Visit popular attractions like the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex; the Great Sphinx, a large half-human, half-lion statue; the Egyptian Museum, home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiques and more. Flight tickets, transfers, all entry fees and lunch are included.
At the early morning you will be picked up by Egypt24Travel representative from your hotel in Luxor, then transferred to Luxor International Airport for flight to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to discover The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant in Cairo. Then you will move on to relish a trip to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine 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 1920 when his tomb was excavated. Move onto Coptic Cairo for a background about the Christian and Jewish heritage through the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Finally you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight back to Luxor then transfer to your hotel.