Spend 5 Days exploring Cairo and the beautiful city of Alexandria during this extraordinary Tour Package which is one of our extremely recommended Egypt Classic Tours. this travel package in Egypt will far exceed your expectations as it will take you to see the landmarks of Cairo and Alexandria.
Price : 425.00 $
Cairo and Alexandria
Enjoy our Egypt tours that will give you the chance to try the most important tours in Egypt. We offer you a variety of Egypt Classic Tours to explore Egypt in detail. With this 5-Days Cairo and Alexandria tour packages, you will admire the tour to Giza Pyramids, which affirm the greatness of ancient Egyptians in both architecture and engineering, see the Great Sphinx which is an imaginary figure of a man headed lion, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo downtown. You will also visit the Coptic churches and the old bazaar of Khan El-Khalili, one of the oldest bazaars in the world. After completing your Cairo trips, we will move to Alexandria which was the capital of Egypt during the Greco-Roman era in a day trip to Alexandria from Cairo to see the historical monuments and enjoy the Mediterranean breeze.
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Welcome to the land of the pharaohs, Egypt
Upon arrival, 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 and 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 tour, we will transfer you to visit the following historical sites:
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 for 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.
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 Giza Pyramids (optional activity) to take amazing photos.
Which stood as a guardian to the whole necropolis, it was carved from one stone of 73 meters long in a figure of a lion with a man's head, smart like 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.
You can also buy an extra ticket to enter the Solar Boat Museum behind the Pyramid of Cheops.
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.
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 the 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 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 Mastaba tomb and decorated with colorful scenes for 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 Memphis, the 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 Tours. Today 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 displaying on two floors and the most interesting among them are showing 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 Tours, you 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 date 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 the 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 the 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
|Silver accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Cairo Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
|Solo||799 $||850 $|
|Double||477 $||499 $|
|Triple||425 $||450 $|
|Golden Accommodation: Hotel in Cairo: Steigenberger Pyramids Hotel or similar. B.B|
|Solo||985 $||1025 $|
|Double||585 $||610 $|
|Triple||505 $||530 $|