Try this overnight tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Cairo and have the chance to see Egypt's most captivating monuments only in 2 days Cairo and Alexandria Trip. Visit Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and enjoy the Greco-Roman ruins in Alexandria with Cairo Top Tours!
Price : 170.00 $
Have an unforgettable Overnight Tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Cairo and enjoy the top things to do in Egypt just in 2 days Cairo and Alexandria Trip. Enjoy your tour to Giza Pyramids to see the royal tombs of the old kingdom in Egypt history, and the Egyptian Museum tour in Cairo and visit the Greco-Roman sites in Alexandria, the shining pearl of the Mediterranean like the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa and the historical Pompey Pillar along with the Fortress of Qaitbay and the modern Bibliotheca of Alexandria. Enjoy the most significant tours in Egypt now.
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Try our 2 days Cairo and Alexandria Trip, upon arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met and assisted by our representative who will be holding a signboard with your name, he will accompany you to meet your licensed English-speaking Egyptologist and start your adventure to the great Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza
The necropolis is the sacred burial site for the old kingdom kings of Egypt including the great pyramid of King Cheops that was constructed 4500 years ago in the west bank of the Nile River to the north of Egypt. It was classified with other places as a UNESCO World Heritage site, in 1979 AD.
Stand in front of this gigantic structure as your personal tour guide tells you the story of ancient Egypt and how they performed their rituals according to the ancient Egyptian religion, on your way to the higher plateau, you will see the pyramid of King Chephren, the 4th king in the fourth dynasty and the son of King Cheops, and it is believed that the Great Sphinx was carved for him to be a guardian for the whole Giza necropolis.
At the plateau, you will get a scenic view for the 3 pyramids including the pyramid of King Mycerinus and you will have a great time taking amazing photos with the help of your accredited Egyptologist while enjoying the camel ride around Giza Pyramids (optional activity).
Move now to enter the Valley Temple of Chephren, the place where the mummification rituals took place, exit the temple through a passageway to get closer to the Sphinx which was cut from one stone to symbolize the power of a lion and the wisdom of the king, as the statue is in the figure of a lion's body with a man's head. An optional visit to the Solar Boat Museum is available with an extra ticket on spot to see the Solar Boat of King Cheops and some sailing stuff found in the solar pits where the early Egyptian tried to hide them to help the deceased king to reach heaven after the resurrection.
Then transfer to a good quality local restaurant to have your delicious lunch before continuing your Cairo Day Tours, to visit the magnificent Egyptian Museum, one of the most important international museums, it contains rare and important artifacts dating back thousands of years, and the establishment of that museum came after Khedive Ismail approved the project of establishing a museum of Egyptian antiquities, in the year 1863. And it was opened officially in 1902 to display the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts and antiquities, especially the golden collection of King Tutankhamun.
then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for a smooth check-in and overnight with the possibility to try one of our activities and things to do in Cairo by night.
After enjoying your tasty breakfast, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned vehicle for nearly 2 and half hours drive to starting your day tour to Alexandria from Cairo, on the Mediterranean Sea which was founded by the Macedonian origin commander Alexander the Great during the Greco-Roman Era and used to be the most beautiful city in the whole world at that time. You will visit the Greco-Roman sites as follows:
The Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa:
One of the most important Egyptian archaeological sites, which includes pieces and tombs that combine the Pharaonic and Roman eras together, the site was an ancient Egyptian burial site for the nobles then it has been romanized and later on most of the high elites buried their family members there, a 3 floor below the ground, catacombs with highly skilled inscriptions and artwork.
It was held in memory of Emperor Diocletian in the 3rd century A.D, the last surviving monument from the Temple of the Serapeum built by Postumus. You will get to see some interesting statues and sphinxes in the ruined temple that once was the center of the cult in the old Alexandria.
The Citadel of Qaitbay:
Sultan Qaitbay started building this castle in the year 882 AH, where the great lighthouse Pharos ( one of the seven man-made wonders of the world ) used to be standing.
The Bibliotheca of Alexandria:
The new Library of Alexandria is a revival of the old Library which was burned down in the early centuries after date, the largest library of its time in a huge project that Egypt undertook jointly with the United Nations.
and have a delicious fresh seafood lunch meal at a very good quality restaurant then go back to your hotel in Cairo or Cairo International Airport for departure after your Overnight Cairo and Alexandria from Cairo is over.
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch