Cairo and Alexandria Tour 5 Days 4 Nights

Price Starting From : $450

  Enjoy the wonders of Egypt Tours with our enthralling 5-day, 4-night Cairo and Alexandria Tour, a painstakingly designed trip from our Egypt Travel Packages that skillfully blends historical marvels with cultural immersion.

5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package

Our 5-day journey through Egypt with our Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package. Discover unparalleled historical and magnificent sites, including the iconic Pyramids of Giza, ancient tombs from the Old Kingdoms, the renowned Egyptian Museum, and the enchanting Coptic Cairo. As the adventure unfolds, we'll travel to the coastal gem of Alexandria, unveiling a plethora of locations unlike any other country.

Tour Highlights:

In Cairo and Giza: Giza pyramids, Memphis City, Saqqara Necropolis, Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin, Coptic Cairo, Church of St Sergius, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Khan El Khalili.

In Alexandria: Pompey’s Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom El Shokkafa, the Citadel of Qaitbay, and The Bibliotheca of Alexandria

 

Inclusion
  • Cairo Top Tours tour leader will assist you upon arrival and during departure at Cairo International Airport.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo Pyramids Hotel, including bed & breakfast in Cairo.
  • 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 prices.
  • Beverage during meals.
  • Tour price doesn't apply during peak seasons like Xmas tours in Egypt, New Year, or during Egypt Easter tours.

 

You are welcome in Egypt 

Once your flight arrives, the Cairo Top Tours tour leader will be waiting for you inside your terminal at Cairo International Airport with a signboard showing your name. He will escort you by a private air-conditioned elegant vehicle to your hotel in Giza. When you reach the hotel you will settle in your room after our representative assists you with a smooth check-in make sure to revise the itinerary of our Egypt Classic Tours from Cairo to Alexandria holiday for all pick-up times.

Overnight in Cairo.

Welcome Drink will be served.

Enjoy your gourmet breakfast in the early morning at your hotel in Cairo. And then, our certified tour guide will meet you to start your Giza pyramids tourwe will transfer you to visit the following historical sites:

The Great Pyramid of Cheops in Giza necropolis:

The Great Pyramid was built during the Old kingdom 4500 years ago. During our Egypt Classic tours, you will have some free time to go inside if you wish or to take some photos of the enormous structure while your tour guide tells you the story of the pyramids.

The second Pyramid of king Chephren:

Chephren is the 2nd reigning son of Cheops, he built his pyramid in Giza slightly smaller than his father's in respect. as well as the famous Sphinx which is the largest among the sphinxes in Egypt.

The third Pyramid of king Mycerinus :

Lastly, you will get to see the smallest royal pyramid in Giza built for king Mycerinus of the 4th dynasty from above the high plateau, where you will have the availability to enjoy a camel ride in the Giza Pyramids (optional activity) to take amazing photos.

The Great Giza Sphinx:

 Which stood as a guardian to the whole necropolis, it was carved from one stone 73 meters long in a figure of a lion with a man's head, smart like a human, and as strong as the lion.

The Valley Temple:

One of the oldest temples in Egypt and it is located right in front of the Sphinx, the temple was principally built to perform the ritual known as the opening of the mouth for King Chephren, so that his Mummy can eat, drink and talk properly in the afterlife.

Memphis City:

You will be transferred for about 35 minutes drive to visit the open-air museum in the ancient city of Memphis to explore the treasures and masterpieces that remain from the oldest capital city of the Egyptian empire since the time of King Menes 5000 years ago after the unification of the two lands.

Saqqara:

Transfer to Saqqara necropolis, one of the richest and oldest archeological sites in the world, and the home of 11 royal pyramids and many Mastaba tombs for the high officials, aristocrats, and nobles as well as the relatives of the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt. You will see the Step Pyramid, which is the oldest pyramid built by the famous architect Imhotep to King Djoser and it is considered the first stone building in the world.

The tour includes an entrance to the pyramid of Teti which is inscribed from the inside with hieroglyphs and Cartouches of the kings, the Cartouches are oval or elongated confining a group of Egyptian hieroglyphs (symbols), typically representing the name and title of a king. We will also take you to visit one of the tombs of the nobles built in the form of the Mastaba tomb and decorated with colorful scenes of daily life in ancient Egypt.

Now you can rest and enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant in the village of Saqqara then we will move to Memphisthe capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom and a very important city during the Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom all the way to the Greco-Roman era of ancient Egypt history.

After finishing your exciting tours in Giza, we will take you back to spend the night at your hotel in Giza.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Have your breakfast meal served at the hotel and get prepared to continue your Egypt Classic ToursToday your licensed tour guide will take you to visit the Egyptian Museum, which is considered one of the most popular museums in the world because of its large quantity of Egyptian antiques displayed on two floors, and the most interesting among them are shown separately, the royal treasure of the golden pharaoh Tutankhamen.

Move to the Citadel of Saladin which used to be the center of the Egyptian government for many centuries. Upon arrival, you will visit the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali, considered a unique reflection of the Ottoman architecture in Egypt and you will enjoy the Islamic Cairo trips with its several mosques and Towers piercing the sky and magnificent colorful domes, which are hundreds of years old and some of them are even older than one thousand years.

Our Coptic Cairo tour will take you to see the Roman fortress of Babylon and the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary well known as Al Mualaka or the suspended church because it was built above the towers of the fortress.

During our Cairo Day Toursyou will also visit the church of the Holy Family or the Church of St Sergius which was built above the crypt inside which the holy family stayed for three months and the spring from which they got their water supplies, then we will go to Ben Ezra Synagogue which is according to tradition built on the spot where the basket of baby Moses was found.

We will stop to have a delicious lunch then we will continue our Islamic Cairo trips to Khan El Khalili bazaar in the heart of the Islamic Medieval Cairo, and explore the walls and gates of medieval Cairo and the old streets dating back to the 10th century. 

Our representative will take you back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, get set to meet your expert English-speaking Egyptologist guide to start the day tour to Alexandria from Cairo during our Egypt Classic Tours. We will transfer you from Cairo to Alexandria by air-conditioned vehicles. The trip takes about 2 and a half hours and you will stop on the way for a break.

Finally, you will reach Alexandria, the shining pearl of the Mediterranean and the second capital of Egypt, The name of the city dates back to its founder, the Macedonian leader Alexander the Great, who ruled Egypt in 332 B.C.

Start your sightseeing at the famous site known as Pompey’s Pillar, constructed in 297 B.C to celebrate the victory of a Roman emperor named Diocletian (who ruled Rome between 284 and 305 B.C and also took control over Egypt) following a revolt in Alexandria, then you will be transferred to the Catacombs of Kom El Shokkafa,  which were discovered as soon as the 20th century began and is considered one of the largest burial Roman places, after that, you will drive by the seaside to reach the Citadel of Qaitbay, built on the ruins of the ancient Lighthouse Pharos of Alexandria. It enjoys an excellent position, at the end of a narrow strip of land extending into the Eastern Port.

Visit the oldest center of scientific research in history The Bibliotheca of Alexandria. which once was the largest in the world. Located in the city that gives it its name, facing the Mediterranean, it was founded at the beginning of the 3rd century BC. C. by Ptolomy I.

You can't go to Alexandria without eating seafood! enjoy your lunch made out of the freshest ingredients.

Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy your tasty last breakfast during your Egypt Travel Packages. after that, you will check out and Cairo's top tours tour guide will pick up you and you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

Meals: Breakfast

 

 

Price

Silver accommodation

Silver accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Cairo Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B

# tour.may-sep tour.oct-april
tour.solo $850 $870
tour.double $470 $490
tour.triple $450 $470

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Golden Accommodation

Golden Accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B

# tour.may-sep tour.oct-april
tour.solo $1150 $1170
tour.double $740 $760
tour.triple $720 $740

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