Cairo City Break

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Egypt's colourful capital boats some of the world's greatest ancient wonders and this three-night City Break covers all the highlights. Be transferred from the airport to the hotel and prepare for the exciting adventure ahead. Safari across the sand dunes on a camel to soak up those famous vistas of the Pyramids of Giza, then explore them up close. Perhaps take the unique opportunity to crawl deep inside one of these incredible icons. Try to unravel the mystery of the Sphinx, then head to the Egyptian Museum. Housing more than 120,000 ancient Egyptian artefacts, including Tutankhamen's burial treasure, coffin and famous gold funerary mask, this is one museum not to be missed. There's also plenty of free time to discover Cairo's other sights, including the peaceful Coptic Christian sector, or haggle for a bargain in bustling Khan al-Khalili bazaar. Although compact, this trip will leave lasting memories.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Cairo

Chaotic and colourful, Egypt's capital is a fascinating mixture of ancient and modern. On arrival, be transferred from the airport to the hotel and perhaps use free time to take a felucca ride or head to the peaceful Coptic Christian sector to escape the crowds.

Day 2 Cairo

Safari across the sand dunes by camel and soak up incredible views of the mighty Pyramids of Giza, then explore them up close with a local guide. Why not take the unique opportunity to crawl deep inside one of these ancient wonders before heading to the mysterious Sphinx? After lunch, visit the incredible Egyptian Museum, which boasts more than 120,000 ancient Egyptian artefacts, including Tutankhamen's remarkable burial treasure, coffin and famous gold funerary mask. The mummies exhibition is also worth checking out.

Day 3 Free Day Cairo

Perhaps shop for last minute souvenirs at the bustling Khan al-Khalili bazaar before saying goodbye to Cairo.

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