When most people think of Egypt, they think of the pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza. And while those are definitely worth seeing, they're not the only things that Egypt has to offer. Just a short plane ride away from Aswan are the cities of Cairo and Alexandria, and both are worth a visit. Cairo is the capital of Egypt, and it's a city that is full of history and culture. There are plenty of things to see and do in Cairo, And of course, no visit to Cairo would be complete without a trip to the pyramids and the Sphinx. Alexandria is another city that is worth a visit. It's located on the Mediterranean Sea, and it was once one of the most important cities in the world. Today, it's a popular tourist destination, and there are plenty of things to see and do. Visit the Alexandria Library, explore the Roman ruins, or take a boat ride along the coast. Both Cairo and Alexandria are worth a visit, and there's no better way to see them than by plane from Aswan. So book your trip among our Egypt day tours today and get ready to explore all that Egypt has to offer!
In the morning, one of our Cairo top tours tour guides will pick you up from wherever you want to be in Aswan and transport you to the Aswan Airport in time to catch your flight to Cairo, where your personal professional tour guide will be waiting to meet you. The Giza Pyramids are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the building of these three crown jewels took place during the 4th dynasty's reign.
Next, we'll move on to The Magnificent Sphinx, which is the iconic symbol of the Giza Pyramids Complex and was commissioned by King Chephren in the fourth dynasty. The Great Sphinx was built with a pharaoh's head and a lion's body to be more fearsome for foes since it was thought to be the truly more sturdy of the Giza Pyramids and other colossal elements at the Complex.
after that, we will transfer to have lunch in an amazing restaurant in the area then Check-in 5* hotel to spend the night.
After breakfast at the hotel, your expert Egyptologist will drive you to the must-see sites in Alexandria in a private air-conditioned vehicle.
The Pompey's Pillar is a Roman triumphal column that was built in Alexandria to celebrate Augustus Diocletian. First, we'll go there. It is around 28 meters tall, is built of red granite, and is the biggest memorial column in Egypt. next we will transfer to One of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages is thought to be the Catacombs. It was built in the second century AD, and a donkey accidentally discovered it around 1900. Its remarkable construction, which blends Roman and Pharaonic styles, makes it a must-see destination. after that, we will visit the Citadel of Qaitbey which constructed the Islamic defensive castle known in the year 1477. It is one of the strongest defenses on the Mediterranean Sea Coast and is situated in Alexandria city, close to where the historic Alexandria Lighthouse formerly stood. then we will have lunch at a local restaurant and continue the trip to Alexandria Library which consider the most well-famed cultural spot in the Middle East and it’s the truly wealthy home of the most unique books of all fields in Arabic, English, and French.
finally, we will transfer you to Cairo airport to fly back to Aswan and drive you to your hotel or any place you decide in Aswan.
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Yes, all transportation, flight tickets, and the tickets for the sites mentioned are included and you will have a private car with a personal tour guide.
Some must-visit attractions in Alexandria include the Qaitbay Citadel, the Montaza Palace, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa.
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