Price : 390.00 $
Cairo and Alexandria
If you are interested to visit Egypt in 5 days holiday, we highly recommend Egypt tours packages from Cairo to Alexandria, which is one of our Egypt Classic Packages . This tour can be a fantastic weekend to visit the pyramids of Giza & the majestic Sphinx, the Egyptian museum, Coptic churches and the old bazaar, as well as the the highlights of Alexandria which used to be the capital of Egypt for Thousand years in a day trip to see the Greco-Roman monuments and enjoy the Mediterranean breeze.
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Welcome to Cairo, Egypt
When you arrive to Egypt, Cairo Top Tours representative will be waiting for you at Cairo International Airport holding a sign with your name written on it. It will take you about one hour from the airport until you reach the hotel in Giza by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. When you reach Giza you well check into the hotel, and Cairo top tours representative will assist you with a smooth check-in and he will review your Egypt Classic Tours from Cairo to Alexandria holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour.
Overnight in Cairo.
Enjoy your delicious breakfast at the hotel in Cairo, you will meet Cairo Top Tours professional tour guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramid of Cheops 4500 years old during our Egypt Classic tours, you will take some free time to go inside if you wish or to take more photos, then move to the second pyramid of king Chephren the second reigning son of Cheops, and finally you will get to see the smallest royal pyramid in Giza built for king Mykerinus of the 4th dynasty, also visit the Great Sphinx, which represents a guardian to the cemetery smart like human and strong as the lion. You will also visit the Valley temple facing the famous statue, the temple is mainly built to operate the ritual of the opening of the mouth of Chephren so that his Mummy can eat,drink and talk in the afterlife. Your tour to Giza plateau includes camel or horse riding. You can also buy an extra ticket to enter the Solar Boat museum behind Cheops Pyramid.
Then your tour guide and personal driver will take you to Sakkara one of the richest archeological sites in Egypt, and the home of 11 royal pyramids including the the step pyramid Complex of king Zoser which is considered the first building all over the world entirely made out of stone. The tour includes entrance to one of the pyramids in Sakkara like the pyramid of king Unas or the pyramid of Teti which are both inscribed from inside with hieroglyphs and Cartouches of the kings. We will also take you to visit one of the tombs of the nobles built in the form of Mastaba tomb and decorated with the colorful scenes from everyday life in ancient Egypt.
You will stop to take lunch in a local restaurant in the village of Sakkara then you will be transferred to Memphis the capital of the pharaohs during the Old Kingdom and a very important city during the Middle and the New Kingdoms all the way to the Greco-Roman era. At Memphis you will be guided through the open air museum to explore the treasures and masterpieces of the ancient city.
You will be escorted back to your Giza hotel and stay overnight.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Take your enjoyable breakfast at the hotel in Cairo and and continue your holiday in Egypt, which is one of our Egypt Classic Tours, today your private tour guide will take you to visit the Egyptian Museum, which is considered one of the most important antiquities museums in the world because of the largest collection of Egyptian antiques exhibited here in two floors including the royal treasure of the golden pharaoh Tutankhamen. You will have free time to take photos after the guided tour.
Then you will escorted to the Citadel of Saladin which used to be the Centre of the Egyptian government for many centuries, on arrival you will visit the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali and you will enjoy a panorama of Islamic Cairo with mosques, minarets piercing the sky and magnificent domes Hundreds of years old and some of them are even older than one thousand years.
You will be transferred after that to visit Coptic Cairo, starting by 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. Visit the church of the Holy Family or St Sergius church built above the crypt inside which the holy family stayed over three months and the spring from which they got their water supplies, then we will visit Ben Ezra Synagogue which is according to tradition built on the spot where the basket of baby Moses was found.
You will have an oriental Lunch then move to Khan El Khalili in the heart of Islamic Cairo, and explore the walls and gates of medieval Cairo and the old streets date back to the 10th century. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals included : breakfast, lunch
Take another delicious breakfast at your hotel, and meet your fluent English speaking guide to start the tour to Alexandria during our Egypt Classic Tours, you will be transferred from Cairo to Alexandria over land, which takes approximately 2 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 arrived to Egypt in 332 B.C.
When you reach Alexandria you will start your sightseeing at Pompey’s Pillar, one of the city’s major landmarks, a 30 m high column and is a single cut from pink granite, then you will be transferred to the Catacombs of Kom El Shokkafa, the largest roman cemetery in Egypt, consisting three layers tombs and chambers cut out of the rock under the ground, after that you will drive by the sea side to reach the Citadel of Qaitbay, built in the 15th century by the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay to fortify the North of Egypt against the Ottomans, it was built on the spot where the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria used to be, and you will visit The Bibliotheca of Alexandria. It was built in 2002 after an international designing competition, the new Bibliotheca is adorning the sea boulevard like the sun of knowledge is rising upon the Mediterranean from Alexandria. .You will finally visit the Memorial of the unknown soldier of Alexandria and enjoy tasty seafood lunch made out of the freshest ingredients.
Then you will be transferred back to Cairo and we will dropp off you at the hotel in Giza.
Meals included : breakfast, lunch
On the last day your amazing breakfast meal will be served in your hotel, after that you will check out and Cairo top tours representative will pick you up and you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
|Double||390 $||650 $|
|Solo||580 $||850 $|