Cairo, Giza and Alexandria tour package

$448.00$2,275.00

Egyptian museum, the Citadel and Coptic Cairo

The Egyptian Museum is the most famous museum in Cairo, and its houses more than 120, 000 ancient Egyptian artifacts. Some of the most famous collections are the treasure of King Tutankhamen tomb and the Royal Mummy Room.

Then you will move to the Citadel of Salah Al-Din is a medieval Islamic-era fortification in Cairo. It was the seat of government in Egypt and the residence of its rulers for nearly 700 years from the 13th to the 19th centuries. Its location on a promontory of the Mokattam hills near the center of Cairo, and you will visit Mohammed Ail mousque or the Alabaster mosque it was built between 1830 and 1848.

Then you will going to Coptic Cairo also called old Cairo where you will see the remains of the Roman fortress of Babylon (2nd century A.D), and visit the hanging church of Virgin Mary built over the fortress tower, the church of Abu Serga (St. Sergio) with Holy Crypt where the Holy Family stayed for three months and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra, believed to be the place where Baby Moses was found by the Pharaoh’s wife.

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Day 1

Giza tour

Giza pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis

Our Egyptologist guide will accompany you from your hotel to an excursion where you will enjoy the sight of the great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, followed by a stop at the Sphinx; an ancient symbol of the pharaohs’ wisdom and strength embodied in a huge sculpture of a pharaoh’s head on a lion’s body. “Optional” and enjoy an unforgettable Camel or Horse Ride around these great structures.

Then you will go to discover Saqqara home of the first pyramid in Egypt, built by Imohotep for king Zoser in 2650BC, the famous Step Pyramid is well preserved also you can go inside the pyramid of king Titi.

Then you will visit Memphis the first capital in Egypt founded in 3100 B.C., now it is open air museum.

Departure Time :

8:00 AM (earlier or later departures are available)

Duration :

 8 hours

Day 2

Cairo tour

Egyptian museum, the Citadel and Coptic Cairo

The Egyptian Museum is the most famous museum in Cairo, and its houses more than 120, 000 ancient Egyptian artifacts. Some of the most famous collections are the treasure of King Tutankhamen tomb and the Royal Mummy Room.

Then you will move to the Citadel of Salah Al-Din is a medieval Islamic-era fortification in Cairo. It was the seat of government in Egypt and the residence of its rulers for nearly 700 years from the 13th to the 19th centuries. Its location on a promontory of the Mokattam hills near the center of Cairo, and you will visit Mohammed Ail mousque or the Alabaster mosque it was built between 1830 and 1848.

Then you will going to Coptic Cairo also called old Cairo where you will see the remains of the Roman fortress of Babylon (2nd century A.D), and visit the hanging church of Virgin Mary built over the fortress tower, the church of Abu Serga (St. Sergio) with Holy Crypt where the Holy Family stayed for three months and the Synagogue of Ben Ezra, believed to be the place where Baby Moses was found by the Pharaoh’s wife.

Departure Time :

8:00 AM (earlier or later departures are available)

Duration :

8 hours

Day 3

Alexandria tour

 Alexandria is the second biggest city in Egypt with 5 million population and biggest seaport, it was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and it remained the capital of Egypt during the Greco-Roman rule till the Arab conquest in 642 A.D.

Start your tour with exploring the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, dating back to the early of the 2nd century A.D., then you will visit tomb of Tigran, Then Pompey’s pillar dating back to the end of 3rd century and the remains of the Serapeum temple, the ancient temple of god Serapis. In the same area scattered monuments dating back to different periods.

The ancient lighthouse (Pharos) was one of the ancient seven wonders before it was completely destroyed. Now in its location stands the fort of Qaitbay dating back to 15th century and represents an excellent example of military fortification during the Mamluk era and you will enjoy a panoramic view from the top of the fort.

We will end our tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria library; the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. New Library was inaugurated in 2002 and it is a must see in Alexandria that you will visit and a have a guided tour inside it.

Departure Time :

 7:00 AM

Duration :

 10 : 12 hours

Tour Includes :

Egyptologist tour guide.

Pick up service from hotel  & return back.

Air Conditioned Private vehicle.

Main Entrance Ticket to all mentioned sites.

Bottled Mineral Water.

3 Lunch meals during your tour.

Taxes.

Tour Excludes :

Entry visa.

Accommodation.

Extra Entry Ticket to inside the pyramids & the royal mummy room.

Beverages with meals & soft drinks.

Personal expenses.

Tips for guides, drivers, etc.

 Schedule :

Every day

Departure Point :

Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. (Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking).

Prices :

Single From 2 to 3 Persons From 4 to 7 Persons
448 $ 364 $ 325 $

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

Children Policy :

– 01.99 Free of Charge.

2 – 5.99 pay 25% of tour price.

6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.

12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

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1Pax, 2Pax, 3Pax, 4Pax, 5Pax, 6Pax, 7Pax

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