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Pyramids of Egypt Accessible Shore Excursion


pyramids-of-egyptSee the pyramids with an Egyptologist!

This accessible shore excursion of Egypt’s most iconic sites visits the great Pyramids, the River Nile, and more and includes wheelchair accessible transfers!

Your guide and driver will pick you up from the cruise terminal in Port Said in an air-conditioned, wheelchair accessible vehicle to begin your full-day cruise excursion. On the way to Cairo, your Egyptologist guide will tell you the history of Egypt and the Pharaohs!

Once in Cairo, you will visit the Great Pyramids of Giza (one of the Seven Wonders of the World!): the Pyramid of Cheops, the middle Pyramids of Chephren and the smaller Pyramid of Mykerinos as well as the mysterious Sphinx!

Afterwards, you will break for lunch in an accessible restaurant (price not included) before continuing your accessible Egypt shore excursion.

You will then visit the Egyptian Museum which includes the treasures found in King Tutankhamen’s tomb! Then you will stop by the River Nile for some wonderful panoramic photo opportunities before an optional shopping trip to some authentic Egyptian bazaars where you can purchase traditional items such as papyrus, perfume oils, items decorated with hieroglyphics, and much more. Your experienced guides will be able to tell you how to avoid purchasing fake items such as painted banana leaves being passed off as papyrus.

At the end of your accessible shore excursion of Egypt, your guide and driver will return you to the cruise terminal in Port Said 2 hours before your ship’s departure.

*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

The Pyramids of Egypt 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!

Book an Accessible Tour

If you are interested in a similar tour that is available from the Alexandria port, then consider the Highlights of Cairo Accessible Cruise Excursion, which also includes a mobility assistant. Or, if you are a World War II history buff, we recommend the El Alamein & War Museum Accessible Shore Excursion.

Tour Highlights

  • Egyptian Museum
  • Tour Giza’s Great Pyramids and Sphynx
  • Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus
  • Great Sphynx
  • Lunch in an accessible restaurant in Cairo (price not included)
  • Photo opportunities at the Nile River
  • Optional shopping in traditional Egyptian bazaars

Accessibility Description

The Pyramids of Egypt Accessible Shore Excursion has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van and has a step-free tour route. It did not receive a higher rating because the guides are unable to push a wheelchair.

The photo below shows the accessible van you will be using for the Pyramids of Egypt Accessible Shore Excursion.


Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: €450 for 1 or 2 people, €550 for 3 or 4 people, €750 for 5 or 6 people, €800 for 7 or 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 accessible hotel lobby or Port Said Cruise dock only
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
To review our cancellation policy please click: HERE. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

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