Extraordinary 6 Days Cairo and Alexandria Vacation

The entire Universe was created in only six days with all of its beauty and magic and with our 6 days Cairo and Alexandria vacation, you will get to behold the finest creations of the ancient Egyptians across the span of 4000 years from Pharaonic, to Greek to Coptic to Islamic Era in the immortal enchanting city of Cairo & Alexandria. Within the arms of Cairo lies the extraordinary Giza pyramids complex, the majestic Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo Citadel, Hanging Church, Amr Ibn Alas mosque plus more and on the timeless coast of the Mediterranean sea lies the magnificent Catacombs, the marvelous Qaitbey citadel, the Alexandria Library and many more. Don’t let life pass you by and live the vacation you deserve.

Tour Location
Cairo / Giza / Alexandria
Pick Up / Drop Off Point
Cairo Airport
Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
Tour Availability
Everyday
Tour Highlights:-
Giza Pyramids Complex.

Memphis City.

Sakkara the Step Pyramid.

Qaitbay Citadel.

Alexandria Library.

The Catacombs.

Pompey’s Pillar.

The Egyptian Museum.

Old Cairo Day Tour.

Islamic Day Tour in Cairo.

Tour Itinerary:-
Arrival to Cairo

Arrival to Cairo

The vacation of your life will begin at the moment of your arrival to Cairo airport, our “Egypt Tours Portal” employee will help you in finishing your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. Then, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your hotel for checking-in. In the evening, you will begin your tour by a Dinner cruise on the heavenly Nile as you will get to relax and enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the hypnotic Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt’s whirling dervishes tradition then you will return back to your hotel for the overnight.

Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara:

Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara:

In your second day you will tour around the great pyramids of Giza, first thing in the morning time after you have your delicious breakfast, and then join your private tour guide to explore the great monuments in ancient Egyptian civilization which are:

The Pyramids of Giza

The Pyramids of Giza

Giza pyramids complex is time paradox where everything remains the same, it dates to more than 4000 years and includes the three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the sole Guardian the great sphinx and the valley temple.

The Great Pyramid of Cheops:

The Great Pyramid of Cheops:

The great pyramid of Khufu is the clearest example of power and eminence of the ancient Egyptian civilization. It is one of the oldest and largest constructions in the world as it dates to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old. It was built in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone. It stands at the height of 147 m (481 ft) to be the first of its kind which started the golden age of construction in ancient Egypt which made it the tallest building in existence for 3800 years.

The Great Sphinx:

The Great Sphinx:

The Great Sphinx is the heavenly guardian and trustiest reflection of the powerful spirit of the holy country. It is the oldest statue in history that served as a source for inspiration to countless travelers and artists even till today as a lot of mystery and allure still surrounds this place. It has the height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and the shape of a mythical creature called the Sphinx that has the body of a lion and the head of a man probably King Khafre as a symbol of power and wisdom.

The Valley Temple:

The Valley Temple:

The temple is where time lost its power the place where the extraordinary mummification process took place since the old kingdom (2686-2181 BC). it is one of the best-preserved buildings of ancient Egypt made entirely from limestone, granite and holds amazing diorite statues of King Chephren.

Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. Then we will move to visit:-

The First Pyramid in Egypt:

The First Pyramid in Egypt:

Saqqara Step Pyramid is credited with starting the golden age of pyramids constructions of ancient Egypt. It was built by the genius Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. It has a unique design as it is made of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m and is surrounded by a complex which was the first of its kind containing enchanting decorations and majestic ceremonial structures.

Tour to Memphis City:

Tour to Memphis City:

Memphis city was founded by King Menes to by the life of the two lands and the official capital of Egypt. It is known for being the land of Endurance and beauty but not against time, it was the home of the god Ptah the patron of creation and artwork. It holds a lot of some artifacts dating to more than 4000 years to some of the biggest names in ancient Egypt like Ramses II and great temples to deities like Aton & Hathor.

Finally, you will return to your hotel for overnight in Cairo.

Tour to Alexandria Attractions:

Tour to Alexandria Attractions:

In your third day, after you have your breakfast you will head to the pearl of the Mediterranean city of Alexandria to continue your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria vacation where you will begin exploring:

Qaitbay Citadel:

Qaitbay Citadel:

The Citadel of Qaitbey which is an echo from the past preserving the spirit of an ancient wonder. it was constructed in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-din Qa’it bay on the same site which held the legendary lighthouse of Alexandria one of seven wonders of the ancient world using the stones salvaged from the destroyed lighthouse that served as the third longest surviving ancient wonder in the history until its demise by series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD. The citadel is appreciated among travelers as it holds the illuminating spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse mixed with some amazing architectural designs & decorations for the Islamic era.

Catacombs of Kom Al Shokafa:

Catacombs of Kom Al Shokafa:

The Catacombs is like magical middle age painting buried in the ground where it came to life. it symbolizes the influence of the ancient Egyptian culture on the Greco-Roman Period. It was built as a necropolis dating to 2nd century AD which is able to fuse the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic one in the finest fashion. It holds great numbers of Greek and Roman artifacts & decorations between its three-level stories which made it be known as one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

Pompey's Pillar:

Pompey's Pillar:

Pompey’s Pillar is an example of the might of glory of the ancient Greek civilization, it is famous for being the largest monoliths column ever built outside of Rome. It was named Pompey’s pillar because in the Middle Ages the crusaders believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey are located in a pot at the very high top of the pillar. it stands at height of 28m tall and 2.7 m wide, made of pure red granite and on its western upper side is greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian.

Move to have your lunch at a seafood restaurant in Alexandria, then move to visit:

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library is one of the largest and most advanced libraries in the world which acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library. It contains the world’s sixth largest Francophone library in the world as the library is a trilingual one containing books in Arabic, English, and French plus it holds the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East, majestic art galleries plus full collections of some of the rarest collection of books on earth.

Finally, we will drive you back to return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

Tour to Old Cairo Tourist Attractions:

Tour to Old Cairo Tourist Attractions:

In The fourth day, you will continue your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria vacation by having your breakfast, and then you will head to the heart of “the city of minarets” Cairo with your tour guide and witness all the magic unfold:

The Egyptian Museum:

The Egyptian Museum:

The Museum is one of the biggest museums in the world and contains a number of great artifacts and monuments dating to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods. Inside the two floors of the museums lies over than 120,000 rare artifacts made from extravagant materials like gold & precious gems to ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the shapes of statues, jewelry, funerary objects some of these artifacts are the treasures of King Tutankhamun, plus a number of displayed mummies existed within the museum.

Move to enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo, then move to visit:

The Hanging Church:

The Hanging Church:

The holy Church of the Virgin Mary a.k.a the Hanging Church is one of the most famous Coptic spots in Egypt. The church dates to the 5th century AD where it was constructed on the southern wall of a Roman fortress called Babylon. The church served as the resident for the Coptic patriarch for a long time. It is 30 ft above the ground and looks over the entire city. The construction and the interior of the hanging church are completely enchanting with elements from the 7th to the 13th-century artistic design.

Tour to Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque:

Tour to Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque:

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the first mosque to be built in Africa in 641 AD. The mosque was rebuilt countless times throughout the 7th century till today. The mosque still acts an active house of worship and one of Egypt’s most important & prominent historical landmarks. The mosque was rebuilt various times which made it stands as a living example the progress of Islamic architecture over the centuries.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue is perhaps the most unique destination in Egypt as there is no place like it in all of Egypt. It dates back to the 19th century where it was used to church then was transformed into a synagogue in 882 AD. It is believed that it held a copy of the Old Testament. The place has been the capital of Jewish worship for countless years until the 1950s. The place remains in good condition and has incredible decorations.

The Khan El Khalili

The Khan El Khalili

Khan El Khalili is the most active street in the middle east which became known as the golden brick road of the Middle East. The street dates to 970 AD and remains very busy till today and holds everything a traveler might imagine. It has all the magical cafes and shops that date back to countless generations. All the extraordinary Islamic architecture and decorations of the street are in a very intact condition as you feel the spirit of the past between in your heart.

Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Islamic Day Tour in Cairo

Islamic Day Tour in Cairo

In day five you will continue your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria vacation by exploring all the majestic Islamic attractions which the city of Cairo has to offer such as:

Salah El-Din Citadel

Salah El-Din Citadel

The Citadel of Salah El Din has been towers the glorious city of Cairo for more than 800 years. It was constructed in 1182 AD by the great Ruler the victorious Salah El-Din. It served as the center of rule and a powerful fortress against foreign invaders like the crusaders & napoleon’s French troops. It became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years. Within the citadel lies a number of museums, miraculously structured buildings.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

Mohamed Ali Mosque

Muhammad Ali Mosque has known as the Alabaster Mosque due to its unique design and the extensive usage of marble. It was built between 1830 and 1848 AD to be a replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul and act as a symbol of independence and freedom against the Ottoman Kingdom. The mosque is very captivating with its ottoman style architecture of French rococo influences. One of the unique aspects of The mosque is that it holds an ornate brass clock a gift from King Louis Philippe of France to Muhammad Ali in 1845 in exchange of an obelisk which stands in the Concorde square in Paris.

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Sultan Hassan Mosque is one of the early Islamic Mamluk architecture in Cairo as it was built by Sultan Hassan between 1356 A.D and 1363 A.D. The Mosque is very massive with 150m in length and covering 7,906 sqm in land space plus its walls are reach the hight of 36 m. It was using stones from the Pyramids of Giza and it is rumored that the construction was so costly expensive, it nearly emptied the Mamluk Treasury because of the magical and truly enchanting decoration within the mosque.

Move to enjoy your lunch with your tour guide, then continue your tour by visiting:

Al Rifai Mosque

Al Rifai Mosque

Al Rifai Mosque is one of the most majestic constructions in Egypt. It’s located in Midan Al-Qal’a in Cairo next to the Cairo Citadel and opposite the Mosque of Sultan Hassan. It’s known in English as the Royal Mosque. It was designed to resemble the mosque of Sultan Hassan in magnitude and height and to become a prayer house and a mausoleum for the royal family the descents of Mohammad Ali. The mosque was built on a 6,500 square meters, and began construction in 1868 and completed in 1912.

Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ibn Tulun Mosque is the best example of Islamic architecture as it was able to capture the true spirit and essence of Islamic civilization in Egypt in the most gorgeous manner. The mosque was constructed by the Emir Ahmed Ibn Tulun who ruled Egypt from 868 to 883A.D on a location believed to be the landing location of Noah’s Ark .it was built on a 26,318 sqm, which makes it the third largest mosque in the world. it is known that Ibn Tulun mosque architecture had a great impact on Gothic Architecture.

At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

End Your Trip to Egypt

End Your Trip to Egypt

In your final day, you will enjoy your last breakfast in Egypt then head to Cairo airport so you can return home safely with the best memories thus ending your 6 days Cairo & Alexandria Vacation.

P.S.
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The Inclusions of the Tour:-
Accommodation at 5* hotel in Cairo for 5 Nights.

Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.

All transfers in Cairo and Alexandria by a private A.C. Car.

The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.

Expert Egyptologist tour guides during all your tours.

All taxes and services.

The Exclusions of the Tour:-
International Airfare.

Egypt entry visa.

Drinks and any personal expenses.

Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar Boat, the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum & Tutankhamun.

Tipping.

Our Tour Guides:-
Our Tour Guides are knowledgeable Egyptologist guides with academic qualifications and they are truly highly recommended by the majority of our valuable guests. You can check some of our guests’ comments on TripAdvisor and see how they really enjoyed their tours and their time in Egypt. We have the best guiding team in each Egyptian city both {Males & Females} to get your dream tour in the Land of Pharaohs.
Vehicles Used:-
Vehicles are new branded air-conditioned with a professional driver. We choose the best modern vehicles during all of our tours with different sizes and shapes according to the number of travelers and the type of the required tour. We keep updating our vehicles to always get the most desirable ones in 2018 & 2019.
Payment Policy:-
*Travel Packages:

25% of the total amount is required by credit card or Western Union or Wire Bank Transfer and the outstanding amount to be paid upon arrival to Egypt. { Same Methods Mentioned above }.

*Methods of Payment:

We accept all methods of Secure payment including Visa, Master Card, Direct Bank Transfer, Western Union and we can provide you with the details about each one of them if needed.

*Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year, Easter, and 2020 Holidays to get the best possible rate.

Children Policy:-
0-01.99 Free of Charge for all tours.

0 – 05.99 Free of Charge { For the tours which don’t require domestic flight tickets }

2 – 5.99 pay 25% of the tour price { { For the tours which require domestic flight tickets }

6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price

12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

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