While your ship waits in Port Said, escape to Cairo to see the pyramids. This day trip will take you to see the Pyramids of Giza, guarded by the Great Sphinx, and then to the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara. It is the perfect way to get a quick glimpse of Egypt’s ancient past.
will pick you up from Port Said port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign of your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approximately 3 hours, joining a police convoy till arriving cairo. Enjoy a tour to Egypt's Great Giza Pyramids. Get excited by a camel caravan ride in the desert. Continue your excursion down to the Valley Temple, then visit the great Sphinx.
After lunch at a local restaurant, move to Sakkara, Egypt's oldest ancient cemetery where you can see the world's first monumental stone building, the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, built by the engineer Imhotep. Enjoy also visiting one of the magnificent Mastabas (burial chamber) of either Ptah Hotep, Idut or Mereruca. Before beginning your return trip to Port Said a short stop will be made at a Papyrus Institute where you will have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs.