Enjoy the landmarks in Cairo & Alexandria just within 5 days through our affordable Cairo and Alexandria budget tour package. You will visit the Giza Pyramids area with its remarkable monuments, enjoy the Cairo city tour and see the Greco-Roman ruins in Alexandria, the city that was founded by the famous hero Alexander the Great.
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Discover our tour packages in Egypt and explore the marvelous sites in Cairo like the Giza Pyramids and Saqqara necropolis, the Egyptian Museum, and Islamic Cairo with our Egypt budget tours.
During this 5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Budget Tour Package, learn more about the Roman ruins in the most astonishing city in Egypt, Alexandria, founded in 332 B.C. by Alexander the Great. The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and Pompey's Pillar are among the leading landmarks in Alexandria, with the Citadel of Qaitbay viewing the Mediterranean.
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, our representative who will be expecting you will transfer you to the hotel in Cairo for the check-in procedures to be done quickly in case you want to have some rest after your long flight. He will assist you in all details of your 5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Budget Tour Package to make sure everything is going according to the schedule.
An optional tour to attend the sound and light show in Giza Pyramids will be available to be booked by your tour manager, this is a great chance to know a good background about the history of Egypt in a simple laser-data show.
Get ready for your Giza Pyramids tour. Have your breakfast served at the hotel before joining up with your accredited tour guide to begin your 1st day's Cairo trips, today we will visit the old kingdom necropolis in Saqqara and the Giza Plateau, also we will witness the 1st capital of Egypt, approximately 5000 years ago.
Begin with your tour to Giza Pyramids to see the enormous structures that were established by the great pharaohs of Egypt throughout the 4th dynasty, Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. The biggest one belongs to King Cheops and your tour guide will get into details about why and how the pyramids were built. Continue to the high plateau to enjoy camel riding in Giza Pyramids (optional) and your guide will capture impressive photos for the memory of these amazing days.
We will see the Great Sphinx, the man-headed lion design which is 73 meters tall, and we will also visit the Valley Temple, part of the funerary complex of King Chephren, most probably the place where his body was mummified before burial.
Your driver will take you to Saqqara Necropolis, about 45 minutes far from Cairo to see the oldest stone pyramid in Egypt, the Step Pyramid which was built by the famous architect Imhotep for his king, Djoser of the 3rd dynasty. The pyramid is a transitional phase in the development of the royal burial tombs.
We have the possibility to enter the Pyramid of Teti who ruled the country during the 6th dynasty and the tomb of his son-in-law, Kagemni tomb, which is one of the most impressive tombs of the nobles for having a rich amount of offering and hunting acenes inscribed on its walls and still very well-preserved until now.
Transfer to Memphis, now known as Mit Rahina to see the open-air museum with its amazing artifacts, especially the alabaster sphinx of Memphis and the colossal statue of Ramses II, the new kingdom legendary pharaoh who is the owner of the impressive Abu Simbel Temples in Aswan.
Transfer back to your hotel and overnight
You will meet up with your authorized Egyptologist guide to begin your Alexandria day trip from Cairo, the beautiful city that was established in 332 B.C by the great Macedonian commander and ruler Alexander the Great, and remains the capital of Egypt for almost 1000 years.
First, you will see Pompey's Pillar which is located within the ruined Serapeum of Alexandria, transfer to see the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, which is an ancient catacomb comprised of 3 floors under the ground and ornamented from the inside with a mixture of Pharaonic and Greco-Roman styles of art and architecture.
Transfer to the Citadel of Qaitbay which is built by the ruined stones of the ancient Lighthouse Pharos. We will pass by the modern Bibliotheca of Alexandria on our way to enjoy a pleasant seafood lunch meal (not included) in a restaurant overlooking the seawater.
We will take the vehicle back to Cairo for the overnight stay.
After your breakfast at the hotel is done,
you will meet your guide to begin your Cairo day tours by the Egyptian Museum tour, see the most ancient artifacts inside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo which was opened to the public in 1902 to house the biggest collection of ancient artifacts.
Resume your excursions in Cairo to visit the Citadel of Saladin, a Medieval Cairo fortification built by the Muslim Sultan Saladin Al Ayyubi. You will be surprised by the size of its towers before entering the alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali inside, the citadel was built during the 12th century to be the center of ruling the country for about 700 years while the mosque of Mohamed Ali was built in 1805 and completed in after his death by his son and successor to continue the same dynasty in ruling Egypt till the Egyptian revolution in 1952.
Finally, you will be transferred to the oldest market in Cairo for an amazing shopping experience in the Khan El Khalili bazaar.
You will be transferred to the hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Today you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for final departure after you spent an amazing 5 days in Cairo and Alexandria Budget Tours.