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9 Days/ 8 Nights
Cairo, Alexandria, Siwa Oasis
Come join us on this 9-Day Group Tour Package in Egypt as it is designed to give a glimpse of the vastness of Egypt’s rich culture and history. You will explore Cairo, Alexandria, and Siwa Oasis with our highly-rated tour guide.
Visit The Great Pyramids of Giza, the mighty Nile River, The Egyptian Museum, and the Citadel of Cairo, take a ride on the Nile Cruises, and Visit the Alexandria Library and Entrance to Mt.Catherine Monastery located in the Sinai Mountains, among many other sights you can visit during this 9 Day tour of Egypt for Groups. Book your tour now & add more people to your group. The best of Egypt's experiences in the desert to meeting with the local people and exploring the ancient civilization.
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On the first day of your holiday, you will arrive at Cairo international airport after a flight from home. Our English-speaking Tour Leader will be waiting for you at the point of arrival to carry your luggage and take you to the hotel; where you check in and rest before your 9 Days Cairo and Siwa Desert Safari group tour itinerary will be revised to confirm all the pick-up times.
Afterward, our representative will welcome you in the hotel lobby to help you organize your day trips to Cairo. Enjoy an excellent breakfast at the hotel. Your trip will begin with an exciting visit to the Pyramids of Giza. These are some of the oldest and most recognizable buildings in the world. They were built by Egyptian pharaohs as personal and family tombs some 4,500 years ago. You will also see a mythological animal with a human head and lion body known as the Sphinx. It has protected these royal tombs for centuries.
Continue the tour and visit the Saqqara Necropolis to see other pyramids from later periods. During the Old Kingdom (2686-2181 BC), this necropolis was built as a burial place for aristocrats. The site includes mastaba tombs, which are rectangular buildings with flat roofs and sloping sides built at this time, as well as tombs carved into rocky cliffs.
Finally, we will travel to the city of Memphis, which served as the capital of ancient Egypt throughout the New Kingdom period (1550-1069 BC). Here, guided tours of many sites, including temples, palaces, and tombs, will give you an insight into life in ancient Egypt.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
This day-long excursion combines two of the most popular attractions in Cairo: the Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo. The tour begins with a visit to the massive Egyptian Museum, the largest in Africa, which houses more than 120,000 antiquities of Ancient Egypt. On your visit, you will see immense treasures that belong to five thousand years ago, including sculptures, mummies, and magnificent gold and silver objects.
Early on you will be driven to Coptic Cairo where there are many churches, monasteries, and other remnants of early Christianity in Egypt. You will see the Ben Ezra Synagogue and other historic sites including a visit to the Church of St. Sergius near the Citadel which houses a rare collection of Byzantine mosaics and icons.
Moving on you will visit Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, one of the last remaining markets from Cairo's medieval past. Here you can shop as much as you want or rest at a café as you watch people passing by while sipping tea and eating hummus.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast, we depart for Alexandria, the historic port city on the Mediterranean Sea and Egypt's second-largest city. The city was made famous by the legends of Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, and Mark Antony, who ruled over Egypt from this strategic site.
Look for the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Then continue to Cleopatra's Needle before visiting Pompey's Pillar and Fort Qaitbey. Pass by Pompey’s Pillar, once a popular landmark for promenading noblemen and women under the reign of the Pharaohs. Admire some of Egypt’s most beautiful mosques at the Mosque of Ibn Tulun and Al-Hussein Mosque before stopping at Catacombs Sository to discover an ancient underground burial space.
On your way, your tour guide will tell you about the secrets of Alexander the Great in more detail and the story of his burial and his commandment to Ptolemy I to be buried there in Egypt.
The highlight of your day will be a visit to Taposiris Magna, an ancient ruin that reveals much about Alexandrian life in the time of Alexander the Great! After lunch at this site, join us for a city tour in Arabesque Square and visit El-Rashid Mosque which was built by Khedive Ismail.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch