Your Easter this year will be different if you try our Cairo and Alexandria Easter tours to discover the pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and the old bazaar, then live your moment in Alexandria in one day trip to see the Greco-Roman monuments and enjoy the Mediterranean sea breeze. Book your privately guided Easter travel package NOW.
Price : 440.00 $
5 Days / 4 Nights
It will be a great experience to reserve our Cairo and Alexandria 5 days Holiday to enjoy your Easter in Egypt and join our tour to Giza Pyramids & the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the Old Bazaar, and then experience Cairo day tour to Alexandria to discover the Greco-Roman monuments and feeling peaceful with the Mediterranean breeze, the name of this wonderful city came from the name of the Greek King Alexander the Great, in the ancient time. The reign of Alexandria as a capital city collapsed after the Muslim built a new capital city called Fustat.
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Welcome to Cairo, Egypt
Once you arrive in Egypt, Cairo Top Tours tour leader will meet you at Cairo International Airport and he will be holding a sign having your name. Then, you will transfer to your hotel by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At the hotel, our delegate will assist with a smooth check-in and review your Egypt Easter Tours with you to organize and confirm pick-up times for each day tour.
Overnight in Cairo.
After having your delicious breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, you will meet your tour guide to enjoying your Cairo Day Tours to visit
the only remaining monument of the oldest seven wonders in the world, still standing since 2500 B.C till now
The pyramid of Chephren:
It was built by King Chephren the third or fourth king from the 4th dynasty and the son of King Cheops.
The pyramid of Mycerinus:
this pyramid is distinguished from the rest of the pyramids by using granite to build the lower part of it, and they used the boats to bring the granite from quarries in Aswan through the Nile river.
the sphinx was built by king Chephren as a pharaoh's head and lion body to pointing to his intelligence and his strength.
The valley temple was devoted primarily to the process of embalming the king, your visit to the pyramids area includes a panoramic tour to see all Giza pyramids together and make tricky pictures and beautiful memories, from there also you start camel riding for 15 minutes and you can also visit the Solar Boat Museum behind Cheops Pyramid with an extra ticket on spot.
After taking your nice lunch meal at a good quality local restaurant on the way to Saqqara,
to visit the Stepped Pyramid Complex:
It was built for the burial of king Djoser between 2717 B.C and 2737 B.C through his minister Imhotep, and it`s considered the first huge stone building in history, and Djoser was the second king during the third dynasty. And you will see also there the Pyramid of Teti. and the nobles tombs to see a description of the daily life in ancient Egypt.
Then you will transfer to Memphis:
Memphis city established in 3200 B.C by King Narmer during the third dynasty to be the capital of Egypt during the old kingdom, and you will visit there an open-air museum to see many fabulous monuments especially 2 statuses for King Ramses II and a statue for alabaster Sphinx of Memphis.
Back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
After finishing your tasty breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your professional tour guide to visit:
One of the biggest and most famous museums in the world, it contains more than 120,000 artifacts, huge statues, and precious treasures of the golden king Tutankhamen.
The citadel of Saladin, which is built by sultan Saladin, one of the famous Islamic leaders.
The alabaster mosque, which is built by King Mohamed Ali before 200 years ago during the Turkish rule in Egypt.
Continue to Coptic Cairo trips to visit the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon and the Hanging Church suspended above its ancient bastions and the Church of St Sergius with the crypt inside which the holy family stayed nearly three months and the spring from which they got their water supplies then we will visit Ben Ezra Synagogue said to be the site of the pharaoh’s palace where the basket of Moses was picked up from the Nile.
We will continue our Islamic Cairo trips, exploring the walls and gates of this medieval city and its old streets date back to the 10th century the walk end by having tea at Fishawy oldest cafe in Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar.
Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meet your tour guide after having breakfast at the hotel to start your Cairo day trips to Alexandria from Cairo, the shining pearl of the Mediterranean and the second-largest city in Egypt, the city is named after its founder, the Macedonian leader Alexander the Great, who conquered Egypt in 332 B.C.
Your Egyptologist guide will accompany you to Alexandria by a modern car about 2 hours driving and we will stop for a break on the way where you can toilet and drink something or even stretch your legs.
First, you will visit Pompey’s Pillar, the only remaining pillar from the Roman temple known anciently as the Serapeum, then you will move to The Citadel of Qaitbay, built by the Mamluk rulers to fortify the Mediterranean seacoast against the Ottomans, on the same spot where Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse once stood one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that no longer exist. After that you will visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, the largest Roman cemetery in Egypt consists of three layers of tombs and chambers cut out of the rock under the ground and the beautifully decorated burial of a rich romanized Egyptian family. You will also be surprised by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria. It was not only an important ancient library but also the Centre of learning and scientific research in the ancient world and a destination for scholars from all over the Mediterranean and beyond, comprising 8 million books the new Bibliotheca is the most important modern project in Alexandria built adorning the sea boulevard like the sun of knowledge is rising upon the Mediterranean from Alexandria.
You will be transferred to see the church of St. Mark, one of the oldest churches in Africa, and to see the old downtown of Alexandria where you can enjoy walking through the old city center. Look at the local markets where everything and anything is sold including traditional Egyptian sweets and treats. The architecture locally has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties.
We will take you to pass through the oldest market area in Mansheya and see the traditional ladies' markets (zan'et elsetat) with very thin and narrow streets. The gold market also exists here where everyone buys their wedding and engagement jewelry. The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city, the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, and the strangest sight outside it, an old funfair where children play on very antique funfair rides and eat candy floss. The opposite is the corniche and the old harbor where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing, and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing.
Finally, enjoy your seafood lunch in a high-quality local restaurant. After that, you will be transferred back to Cairo and you will have a break on the way.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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|Silver accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Cairo Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
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