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5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package

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Tour Details

Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Giza / Alexandria

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Stunning 5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package

There is nothing more magical than being between the everlasting sands of Cairo and the mesmerizing waters of the city of Alexandria with exceptional our 5 days Cairo and Alexandria tour packages. You will get to explore all of Egypt’s magical destinations in Cairo and Alexandria accompanied by your private tour Guide. You will witness the beauty of Giza Pyramids Complex, the mesmerizing attractions of old Cairo like Muhammad Ali Mosque, Salah El-Din Citadel, the immortal Alexandria Library, Qaitbay Citadel, Pompey’s Pillar. The vacation of a lifetime awaits so book us now!!!

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex.
  • Old Cairo Attractions.
  • Saqqara Step Pyramid.
  • Memphis City.

Alexandria Attractions

  • Alexandria Library.
  • The Catacombs.
  • Qaitbay Citadel.
  • Pompey’s Pillar.

Tour Inclusions

    Guide

    Private Egyptologist Guide During all Tours.

    Meals

    3 Lunch Meals During Your Journey.

    Transportation

    All Your Transfers By a Private A/C Car.

    Accommodation

    4 Nights in Cairo at 5* hotel.

Tour Exclusions

    Money

    Tipping and Optional Tours.

    Flights

    International Flights.

    Tickets

    Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar Boat and the Royal Mummy Room.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival at Cairo Airport - Check-in 5* Hotel

Day One:Arrival at Cairo Airport - Check-in 5* Hotel

The second you arrive at Cairo Airport, our "Egypt Tours Portal" representative will pick you up from Cairo airport and help you complete all of your passport entry formalities, luggage identification & carry.

Then, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation.

In the evening, you will start your Cairo and Alexandria tour package by a dinner cruise on the soulful Nile as you will get to cast your eyes on a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the amazing Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition then you will be transferred back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Tour to the Pyramids, Memphis & Saqqara

Day Two:Tour to the Pyramids, Memphis & Saqqara

After you enjoy your breakfast, you will begin your tour around Cairo & Alexandria and behold the breathtaking attractions of this heavenly country starting by:

Giza Pyramids Complex

It is the home of one of the world's most famous and recognized archaeological location. The complex was designed to be a true reflection and solidification of the greatness of ancient Egyptian civilization. The complex has been located in the massive western desert for the last 4000 years which makes it one of the oldest monuments in History.

The Great Pyramid

One of the most important monuments in human history, the pyramid is the last remaining intact wonder of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World AND one of the oldest and largest structures on earth. The pyramid was designed by King Khufu to stands at the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the Lincoln cathedral England was constructed in 1311. The Great Pyramid was the first of its kind that launched the golden age of construction in Ancient Egypt as it dates to 2580 BC which makes its age more than 4500 years old.

The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx has been the guardian of Egypt since its creation. It is the world's greatest and oldest statue in history, it has the shape of a mythical creature known as the Sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man which is probably shaped after King Khafre head as a symbol of wisdom and might. In ancient times, it was called "Hor-Em-Akhet" which means "Horus of the Horizon" but now it is known as Abu Al-Hawl which means “The Father of terror” in Arabic.

The Valley Temple

The Valley temple lies just next to the Pyramids of Giza, it was constructed in Egypt old Kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC) the place where the Mummification Process took place. It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization, made entirely from red limestone, granite and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren.

Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. Then continue your journey by visiting:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

It holds a special place among all the Pyramids of Egypt as it is one of the first Pyramids ever constructed in Egypt in 2700 BC and is credited with starting the age of pyramids constructions. It was built by the amazing Imhotep the Vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. Saqqara Step Pyramid has a unique design as it has six steps and stands at the height of 62 m made entirely of limestone and is surrounded by 10.5 m high wall consisting of 14 doors.

End your tour to Pyramids by a tour to:

Memphis City

The city served as the first official capital of Egypt since its foundation by King Menes to be the life of the two lands. It is known for being the land of Endurance and beauty, the center of the rule, trade, art, and religion under the vision, control, and protection of the god Ptah (The Patron of Craftsmen). Memphis city was the home to the great temple of Hut-Ka-Ptah which means (“Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah”) that was translated in Greek as Ai-Gy-Ptos that is the etymological origin of the word “Egypt”.

Finally, we drive you back to your hotel for overnight.

Day Three : Tour to Old Cairo Landmarks

Day Three:Tour to Old Cairo Landmarks

After you have your breakfast, you will head to the core of "The City of Minarets" Cairo and explore all of its attractions with your tour guide, you will start with:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum acts as an art gallery through the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization, it 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 from ancient Egyptian times, to Greek to Coptic to Islamic periods.

Inside the two floors of the museums lies over than 120,000 rare genuine made from extravagant materials like gold & various precious metals to ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the form of statues, jewelry, funerary objects, some of these artifacts are the treasures of King Tutankhamen, plus a number of displayed mummies existed within the museum.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:-

Salah El Din Citadel

The Citadel has been overlooking the glorious city of Cairo for more than 800 years. It looks over the entire city of Cairo from the hill of Mokattam since its construction in 1182 AD by the great conqueror Salah El-Din. It served as the center of ruler and a powerful fortress against foreign invaders like the crusaders & napoleon's French invasion. Inside the citadel lies a number of museums, beautifully structured buildings the Cairo Citadel served became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years. The citadel was the witness to all the biggest events that ever took place in between its walls.

Mohamed Ali Mosque

The mosque has gained the name the alabaster mosque due to its unique design and the extensive usage of marble. It was constructed 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 Empire. Mohamed Ali Mosque is truly enchanting with its ottoman style architecture of French rococo influences with enchanting finishes of ornate of red, green, gold and a great enchanting dome. The mosque holds an ornate brass clock a gift from King Louis Philippe of France to Muhammad Ali in 1845 in exchange for an obelisk which stands in the Concorde square in Paris.

Continue your Cairo and Alexandria tour package by visiting:

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili is the oldest and 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 & active till today and contains everything a traveler might dream of plus all the magical cafés and shops that date back to countless generations. All the phenomenal Islamic architecture and decorations of the street are in a very intact condition and are totally hypnotic & enchanting.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you to the hotel for overnight.

Day Four : Tour to Alexandria Attractions

Day Four:Tour to Alexandria Attractions

Have your breakfast in the morning, then get ready to enjoy the second half of your journey by taking a fascinating private tour to Alexandria joining your private Egyptologist tour guide to explore Alexandria tourist attractions starting with:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

It is truly hypnotic as it acts as a beautiful piece of art symbolizing 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 merge the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the ultimate breathtaking fashion. It holds a great number of Greek and Roman artifacts and decoration between its three-level stories which made it gain the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

Back above ground, continue to visit:

Pompey's Pillar

It is famous for being the largest monoliths' column ever built outside of Rome. It was named Pompey's pillar as in the Middle Ages the Crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey is located in a pot at the very top of the pillar. It stands at height of 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide of pure red granite and on its western upper side is Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian.

Qaitbay Citadel

It is the beautiful fusion of Greco-Roman & Islamic architecture, 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 using the stones salvaged from the destroyed lighthouse that served as the third longest surviving ancient wonder in the world until it's destruction by series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD. Qaitbay Citadel is famous because it is believed it holds the immortal illuminating spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse plus some incredible designs for the Islamic era.

Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then move to visit:-

Alexandria Library

It is one of the most famous and recognized destinations in the world. It is one of the largest and most advanced libraries in the world. The library acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria Library. It contains the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world. The library is a trilingual one as it contains books in Arabic, English, and French plus it holds the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East, beautiful art galleries plus a collection of some of the rarest collection of books in the world.

Finally, we will drive you back to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.

Day Five : End Your 5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package

Day Five:End Your 5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package

Breakfast at the hotel then our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities to end your 5 days Cairo and Alexandria tour package.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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