Cairo & Alexandria TourHave the chance to enter the gates of two legendary cities Cairo & Alexandria, and witness the most incredible collection of monuments ever created in history across 4500 years of evolution and progress. Your journey across history will begin when you experience this amazing two days tour in Cairo and Alexandria from Soma Bay and explore the great Giza pyramids complex, the catacombs, Qaitbay citadel, and countless more.
2 Days Cairo & Alexandria Tour from Soma BayDay_1: Cairo day tour
Your tour will begin when you get picked up by our employee who will pick you up from your hotel in soma bay and head to Cairo airport where you will meet your Egyptologist guide who will take you across all the epic attractions of Cairo such as:
Giza Pyramids Complex
The most complete piece of ancient Egyptian art and architecture is located at the heart of Cairo since 2600 BC where the three great pyramids of Giza of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, and the incredible sphinx.
The Great Pyramid
The great pyramid of king Khufu is located in the city of Giza since 2580 BC to be his immortal resting place. It has a height of 147 m and a very advanced interior design which made it gain the title as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world which remains fully intact.
The Great Sphinx
In front of the great second pyramid of Khafre is the legendary statue of pharaoh Khafre(2558-2532 BC) in his own image with the entire physical appearance of a sitting lion all for the sole purpose of protecting the heritage of this ancient civilization.
The Valley Temple
Image a great temple built in the old kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC) to cheat time and achieve immortality called the valley temple where the mummification process was performed on the corpses of the ancient king and queens.
Lunch will be served at a pyramid and a Nile view restaurant then you head to
The Egyptian Museum
In Cairo lies the Egyptian museum that features the immortal beautiful essence of the ancient Egyptian civilization containing more than 150,000 artifacts across 4000 years from the ancient historical periods of ancient Egypt like the mummies of kings and queens and made from rocks like limestone granite and more plus rich materials like precious stones and more commonly gold which can be found in entire treasures of Tutankhamen.
You can head all the way to your 5* hotel in Cairo to spend the entire overnight.
Day_2: Alexandria day tour
Enjoy your breakfast then check out from your hotel then continue your tour in Alexandria with your tour guide to:
Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
One of seven wonders of the middle ages are the catacombs, the rarest example of ancient Greco-Roman architecture and art but with a twist as this necropolis feature a majestic mixture that features the artistic elements and artifacts of both the ancient Egyptian and Hellenistic cultures that dates all the way to the 2nd century AD.
The pillar of Pompey is the biggest monoliths column to ever existed outside of Rome. It has a height of 28 m made of red granite and 2.7 wide. The pillar was named that way because many believe that the remains of general Pompey were located at the top of the pillar.
The only ancient Islamic construction in the entire city of Alexandria Qaitbay citadel built-in 1477 BC on the same location that once held the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria and also constructed from the salvaged rocks of the lighthouse and featuring amazing Islamic decorations.
Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant then your tour will end with a tour to:
It is one of the most known landmarks in Egypt that acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library which is filled with a collection of rare books in Arabic, French, and English plus a number of stunning art galleries and exhibits.
Finally, you will end your tour then transfer to Cairo airport then fly back to Hurghada airport then drive to your hotel in soma bay.