Discover Cairo and Alexandria 5 days tour and explore impressive sightseeing across the two cities; you will explore the great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum. You will also discover best sightseeing of Alexandria by visiting Alexandria Library, Qaitbey Citadel, Alexandria lighthouse, El-Mursi Abu El-Abbas Mosque, King Farouq’s Palaces and other interesting sightseeing will be visited during your tour.
- Tour Code: 170342
- Tour ID: 2410-107
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Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock) Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Cairo International Airport by the exit door, holding a sign "Ancient Egypt Tours with your name written on it ".will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids of Giza, - Saqqara - Ancient Memphis CityDay 2: Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum
Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. Proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant
Then Move to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing. Back to hotel,
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunc
Day 3: Alexandria Tour
Breakfast, Name Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Alexandria by A/C car, We will drive almost 210 kilometers to Alexandria City, the second largest city in Egypt known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean. Visit to the Montazah palace and Gardens (We will drive by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria with the possibility to stop for a photo). See the Montazah palace and Gardens (Salamlek palace, Haramlek palace, a garden of 317 acres of huge trees and flowers, two 5* hotles-Helnan and Salamlek). And then you drive to visit Pompay's Pillar. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the Temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then you drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock.
Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria
Then you drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly land mark of modern Alexandria
and then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria then to Bibliotheca Alexandrina. ). and Then you drive to visit best sites in Alexandria Start with NEW library of Alexandria (The Bibliotheca Alexandrina ) the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books, Site of lighthouse one of the seven wonders of ancient world Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Citadel / Old Cairo
Breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy a visit Citadel of Salah El-din, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style, Before extending your trip, you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant, proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in the 5th century also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. And Ben Ezra Synagogue, End your tour in old Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt After that transfer to important mosques and high places of worship for the Islam faith in Cairo. With 80 percent of its population as Islam, see amazing architecture built here with Islamic Cairo Tour.
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Departure From Cairo
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
- 4 Nights 4 stars hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
- 2 days tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids, Sphinx, Citadel, and old Cairo
- 1 day tour Alexandria
- Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide
- All your tours and excursions are with A/C bus
- The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
- All your visits include entrance fees
- Our prices include all taxes and services
- International Flights.
- Egypt entry visa.
- Drinks and any personal expenses.
- Tipping Kitty.