Day Tour: Egyptian Museum and Giza pyramids and Hanging Church
Your tour guide will meet you in your hotel and you can start your tour from Cairo or Giza. You will see the Giza pyramids which are the biggest pyramids in Egypt. From there you will be transferred to a panoramic area where you can see the entire area and live the adventure in a camel ride around the pyramids. From there, you will then visit The Sphinx and Valley Temple. After the pyramids you will arrive at the Egyptian Museum, located on famous square in Cairo. On the ground floor of the museum there is an extensive collection of papyrus and coins used in the Ancient world and artifacts from the New Kingdom. On the first floor there are artifacts from the final two dynasties of Egypt, including items from the tombs of the Pharaohs Thutmosis III, Thutmosis IV, Amenophis II, Hatshepsut, and the courtier Maiherpri, as well as many artifacts from the Valley of the Kings, in particular the material from the intact tombs of Tutankhamun and Psusennes I. See the Gold Death Mask of Tutankhamun and some mummified animals, overall the museum houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. After the museum you will have lunch an a local restaurant. And after lunch the last place to visit during this tour will be Hanging Church, which is also referred to as the Suspended Church or Al-Moallaqa. It is called the Hanging Church because it was built on the southern gate of the Roman Fortress. Logs of palm trees and layers of stones were constructed above the ruins of the Roman fortress to be used as a foundation. Explore famous church in Cairo to understand Coptic religion. Hanging Church served as the residence of the Coptic Patriarch. Later, you will be transferred to your hotel.