Best of Cairo and Ancient Memphis Accessible Shore Excursion

best-of-cairoThis full day accessible shore excursion visits Cairo, Ancient Memphis, and Sakkara by wheelchair accessible van with a private Egyptologist guide.

When you arrive in Port Said, your guide and driver will be waiting to pick you up in an air-conditioned, accessible van. You will then drive to Cairo, and along the way your knowledgeable guide will explain the history of Egypt and the many sights you are about to see.

Once in Cairo, you will visit the Great Pyramids and the iconic Sphinx before stopping for lunch at an accessible restaurant (price not included).

The next stop on the Best of Cairo and Ancient Memphis Accessible Shore Excursion is Sakkara (or Saqqara), the early burial ground of Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt. Here there are several pyramids and “step tombs” including the oldest known stone building complex in recorded history!

Afterwards, you will drive to Memphis, you will see the Colossal Statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx before taking advantage of some wonderful panoramic photo opportunities in Cairo at the Nile River.

At the end of your accessible shore excursion of Ancient Memphis and Cairo, your guide and driver will return you to the cruise terminal in Port Said 2 hours before your ship departs.

*A visit inside the pyramid burial chambers is not included in this tour and is not recommended for those with health problems, limited mobility, or claustrophobia.

Note: This accessible shore excursion is available from Port Said and Alexandria

The Best of Cairo and Egyptian Bazaars Accessible shore excursion features:

  • Convenient accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp
  • 8 hour driving tour
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
  • SKIP THE LINE entrance tickets included
  • Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Egypt!

 

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If you would prefer to spend more time in Cairo, we recommend the Pyramids of Egypt Accessible Shore Excursion. Or if you would prefer to go on a very similar tour that includes a mobility assistant then consider the Highlights of Cairo Accessible Cruise Excursion.

Tour Highlights

  • Cairo
  • Great Pyramids
  • Sphinx
  • Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt
  • Sakkara (Saqqara), ancient burial ground for Memphis
  • Panoramic photo opportunities at the Nile River
  • Colossal Statue of Ramses II

Accessibility Description

The Best of Cairo and Ancient Memphis Accessible Shore Excursion has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van and has a step-free tour route.

The photo below shows the wheelchair accessible van you will use for the Best of Cairo and Ancient Memphis Accessible Shore Excursion.

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Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: €250 for 1 or 2 people, €550 for 3 or 4 people, €750 for 5 or 6 people, €800 for 7 to 10 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Time that ship arrives or at hotel 8am
Meet-up place: Port Said or Alexandria cruise dock
Dress code: Conservative attire is recommended when going ashore on this tour.
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 wheelchair user plus 8 other people
Entrance tickets: Included
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

 

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