7 Days from Cairo short break to Alexandria and White Desert

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Cairo short break to Alexandria and White Desert     

Through your 7 days Egypt tour, you will see the Pyramids of Giza, the Old Kingdom Necropolis of Saqqara, the Ancient Dead City of Egypt dating back to the beginning of Egyptian history, including Memphis, the First Capital City of History, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, and the Coptic location where Jesus Christ and his mother lived in Egypt. Think of making Egypt travel packages from Cairo to Alexandria to see the beautiful city's Greco-Roman era ruins that stare out over the Mediterranean Sea. 

The Khan El Khalil Bazaar, where the majority of the Islamic Cairo tours take place, and Alexandria are both near to Cairo. All of the stuff is included in our Cairo short break packages. Following its founding, Alexandria assumed the role of the Dynasty of Ptolemaic Kingdom's capital and quickly developed into one of the most important cities in the Hellenistic world. 

want to go on an exciting adventure to a place called the Temple Of Beit El Wali | Ramses II Temple In Old Nubia It's a super old building where people from a long, long time ago called the ancient Egyptians used to live. We can learn lots of cool stuff about how they lived and what they believed in. It's kind of like traveling back in time and finding out cool secrets from the past!

 

Inclusion
  • Cairo Top Tours tour leader will assist you upon arrival and during departure at Cairo International Airport.
  • Accommodation for 5nights in at Cairo Pyramids Hotel, including bed & breakfast in Cairo.
  • Camping in the White Desert for 1 night on a full board basis.
  • Camping equipment like your sleeping bags, warm camel blankets, and spacious private tents for sleeping.
  • All the transports inside Bahariya Oasis and the White Desert are done by 4×4 vehicles.
  • All entrance fees in Egypt Classic Tours.
  • Local meals in high-quality restaurants during our Egypt Travel Packages from Cairo to Alexandria.
  • Certified tour guide.
  • Transportation of exclusive (non-smoking – air-conditioned) vehicles.
  • Stops for snacks upon request.
  • Bottled water and soft drinks during the Cairo and Alexandria tour packages.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo or Alexandria. (If there is enough time).
  • All taxes and service charges are included.
Exclusion
  • International airfare.
  • The entry visa to enter Egypt at Cairo airport is 25 USD.
  • Entering the pyramid from inside.
  • Tipping is not included in the costs.
  • Beverage during meals.
  • Tour cost doesn't apply during peak seasons like Xmas tours in Egypt, New Year, or during Egypt Easter tours.

On the first day, a competent representative from our company will greet you at Cairo International Airport and make arrangements for a private transfer in an air-conditioned car to your Cairo lodging. We will help you with every step of the check-in procedure there and reassess your vacation plans with you.

In the morning of your second day, we will pick you up in a private car after breakfast at your hotel to start your Cairo day tours. You may visit the Great Sphinx, King Khufu's Valley Temple, and the Giza Pyramids of Khufu, Khafra, and Mankawra as the trip begins close to the Great Pyramids. After lunch at a nearby restaurant, you'll go to Dahshour with your guide to take a tour of the region and hear about all of its characteristics before continuing on to Memphis, It was known as "Inebu-hedge" in antiquity, but the Greeks were unable to pronounce it, so they named the Egyptian capital after one of the nearby pyramids. This ancient city was known as Memphis. 

Once the day is over, you'll be driven back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Our tour guide will be there to welcome you in the hotel lobby at 6:30 a.m. for a pleasant Alexandria day tours after take your breakfast. We will take a plane from Cairo to Alexandria, Egypt's most important Mediterranean city.

Your first stop will be to the fifteenth-century stronghold known as the Citadel of Qaitbey. It may be found in the harbour. The old Alexandria lighthouse's ruins are still vividly visible. The Kom el Shogafa catacombs, the largest Roman cemetery with three floors dug out of rock, are a significant first-century archaeological site. On its three basement floors, you may find more than 300 mummies, the most common burial deities, and other Greco-Roman symbols.

Lunch is served in a seafood restaurant, where you may try some of the most well-known Egyptian dishes. You'll see the Serapeus Temple Ruins and Alexandria's Pompey Column after taking some time to unwind and rejuvenate at the Pompay Pillar. Some historians claim that this important Roman general was slain in battle and buried here.

At the end of the day, you'll go to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, one of the most important cultural centres in the eastern Mediterranean. In the late afternoon, we will return you to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

You will visit the Egyptian Civilisation National Museum after breakfast, which illustrates the enormous diversity of Egyptian civilization over time. You will be picked up from your lodging by our tour guide. Our guide will take you to Coptic Cairo after lunch.

See the churches built above the crypt where St. Joseph the Carpenter, Jesus Christ, and his mother spent more than three months. These churches are St. Sergius church and the Hanging church. The last building you will see is the Ben Ezra Synagogue, which was built before the ninth century and has long been used as a Coptic Church.

We'll take you back to your hotel after your vacation is done.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

On the fifth day of your White Desert Tour, which also includes a visit to The Bahariya Oasis, you will travel from Cairo. The tour may start anywhere, much like the majority of our Cairo day trips. It will take four hours to go from Cairo to the Bahariya Oasis in an air-conditioned vehicle.

We'll next go to the White Desert for a unique White Desert Safari after that. On our trip to Cairo, which is located south of the oasis, we will pass through the Valley of El Haize, a verdant town in the centre of the desert that is situated before the black desert. If we have time, we may stop and investigate the neighbouring water source.

Visit the Valley of Agabat to experience the thrill of sandboarding down the sizable sand dunes and the gorgeous petrified wood formations, as well as Crystal Mountain to see the historic quartz crystal formations. We will enjoy camping in the White Desert, where there is a strong chance of watching an amazing sunset, while your local guides prepare your lunch. Admire the gorgeous sky while spending the evening away from the pollution of the large cities. 

As you rise the next morning, the most spectacular sight will be the sun rising in the White desert.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

On the sixth day, you will be served breakfast while taking in the stunning vistas of the White Desert. You will next witness more breathtaking white limestone rocks as part of your day tours in Cairo, including the chicken formation, the rock that resembles the Sphinx, the rock that resembles a whale, and the hill that resembles a rabbit. We'll also take pictures of the desert's stunning natural features and the neighboring springs. 

Next, as you travel through the Black Desert, which is home to magnificent mountains covered in small black volcanic rocks, you will be taken to Cairo.

We'll stop at Baharya to explore the salt lake, breathtaking sand dunes, and fruit orchards before continuing.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

When it's time for you to leave Egypt on the last day, take your favorite breakfast and our tour guide will be there to pick you up in the hotel lobby at the scheduled hour. After that, you'll be taken back to the Cairo International Airport with a lifetime's worth of incredible experiences, images, and memories.

Meals: Breakfast.

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If you have to stay in Egypt, make Cairo your home. It really doesn't need to be highlighted, but Cairo is the best destination to visit in Egypt. With our Cairo vacation packages, you may take advantage of sightseeing possibilities and see the Giza Pyramids, Khan El-Khalili, the Egyptian Museum, the Hanging Church, the gorgeous Bahariya Oasis, the Black Desert, Crystal Mountain, Bahariya Oasis, the White Desert, and Memphis.

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The White Desert in Egypt is a very cool place that lots of people like to visit because it has really interesting rocks that look different and it's all white there.

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