9 Days Alexandria, Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Holiday
9 Days / 8 Nights
Cairo / Giza / Alexandria / Sharm El Sheikh
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9 Days Alexandria, Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Holiday for South African Travelers
9 Days Alexandria, Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh tour package will fully discover all the angelic wonders of the ancient Capital of Egypt and the divine Red Sea. Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our South African guests with the most ideal services of a private A/C Vehicle, Comfortable accommodations, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is anticipated from the best travel agency in all of Egypt. All our South African clients will get to enjoy all the different types of wonder like the ancient treasures found in the magical immortal cities of Cairo & Alexandria and the tropical in the mesmerizing city resort of Sharm El Sheikh. Everyone will experience paradise on earth and feel the highest levels of joy and tranquility around the majestic attractions of Cairo like the Giza pyramids complex, Salah El-Din citadel, the Egyptian museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and the attractions of the pearl of the Mediterranean Alexandria like Qaitbey citadel, the catacombs and the library of Alexandria plus enjoy the most thrilling super safari and fun aquatic activities in the jewel of the red sea Sharm El Sheik. Live the experience of your greatest imaginations and book this astonishing tour.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- Islamic Landmarks in Old Cairo
- Memphis City
- The Egyptian Museum
- The Catacombs
- Pompey’s Pillar
- The Citadel of Qaitbey
- Alexandria Library
- Meet and assist at Cairo airport.
- 4 Nights accommodation in Cairo 5* hotel.
- 4 Nights accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh 5* hotel.
- Private Egyptologist guide during your trip.
- Flight tickets from Cairo to Sharm & return.
- All transfers by a private A/C vehicle.
- Entrance fees to all the sights in the itinerary.
- Lunch meals during your trip.
- Dinner cruise on the Nile river.
- All service charges and taxes.
- International Airfare.
- Egypt's entry visa.
Your first day will begin when you arrive at Cairo Airport where our "Egypt Tours Portal" employee will help you complete all of your passport entry formalities, luggage identification & carry. Then, you will be transported by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel reservation.
In the evening, you will have a Dinner cruise on the marvelous Nile river while witnessing a hypnotic colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the magical Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition.
Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel for the overnight.
After you enjoy your breakfast, you will begin your 9 days Alexandria, Cairo & Sharm El Sheik tour by exploring the wonders of Cairo starting with:
The Giza pyramids complex is one of the world's most recognized archaeological spots on the plant. It has acted as a true reflection of the greatness of the ancient Egyptian civilization for the last 4500 years. The complex consists of three main pyramids each one under the name of King Kharfe, Khufu, and Menkaure, six little pyramids, the sole guardian of Egypt the great Sphinx, and immortality maker the valley temple.
The great pyramid of Khufu is the closest thing to the heavens, the oldest and last remaining intact wonder of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The pyramid stands at the height of 147 m (481 ft) as it was constructed in 2580 BC in only 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and a workforce of 100,000 free skilled workers which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the Lincoln cathedral England was constructed in 1311. The pyramid started the golden age of construction in Ancient Egypt which still remains a great number of visitors from all over the world because it is its mysterious origin and pursuit that still baffle scientists.
The great Sphinx is the world's greatest and oldest statue, it has the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx that has the body of a lion and the head of a man which is probably shaped after king Khafre's head as a symbol of wisdom and might. It is believed it was built in Egypt's old kingdom (2686 2134 BC) called "Hor-em-akhet" which means "Horus of the Horizon" but today the Egyptians call it Abu Al-Hawl which means The Father of terror in Arabic. It has a height of 73 m (240 ft), 19 m (66 ft), and was completely carved out of single limestone rock, there are a lot of unanswered questions & mysteries still surrounding the sphinx-like mysterious nose.
The Valley Temple was constructed in the old kingdom (2686 2134 BC), it's 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, and granite, and holds amazing diorite statues of king Chephren.
Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo, and complete your day tour by visiting:
Saqqara Step Pyramid is one of the first pyramids of its kind to be constructed in 2700 BC and is credited with starting the age of pyramids constructions, it was built by the brilliant Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser. The pyramid has a unique design of six steps and stands at the height of 62 m made entirely of limestone and surrounded by a unique complex which was the first of its kind containing amazing decorations and majestic ceremonial structures that remain in great condition.
Memphis city was the first official capital of Egypt that was founded by King Menes to be the life of the two lands. It was the land of Endurance and beauty, the center of the rule, trade, art, religion, and protection of the god Ptah (The Patron of Craftsmen). The city was the home to the great temple of Hut-Ka-Ptah which means ( Enclosure of the Ka of Ptah ) which was translated in Greek as Ai-Gy-Ptos which is the etymological origin of the name Egypt.
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel in Cairo for spending the overnight.
After you have your breakfast, you will continue your Cairo, Alexandria, and Sharm El Sheik holiday by heading to the heart of "The City of Minarets" Cairo with your tour guide to discover some historical spats starting with:
The glorious Egyptian Museum where the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization is on display was built in 1901 as one of the largest museums in the world and holds a number of great ancient Egyptian artifacts dating to more than 4000 years from all various time periods and inside the two floors of the museum are some of the most magical examples of archaeological blessings.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo then proceed to visit:
Salah El-Din citadel a.k.a Cairo Citadel represents the guardian spirit that has watched over the city for more than 800 years. It towers over the entire city 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 troops. The Cairo citadel became the headquarters of the government for more than 700 years, inside the citadel lie a number of museums and beautiful buildings.
Mohamed Ali Mosque is 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 an exact replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul so it can be seen as a symbol of independence and freedom against the Ottoman Empire. The mosque is truly captivating with its ottoman style, the architecture of French rococo influences with enchanting finishes of ornate red, green, and gold, and a great enchanting dome. It contains an ornate brass clock a gift from King Louis Philippe of France to Muhammad Ali in 1845 in exchange for an obelisk that stands in Concorde square in Paris.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is able to showcase all the hidden 3-and intangible wonders of Egypt in the clearest vision and provide traveler from all over the world with the magical sight of the most majestic artifacts that dates to more than 4000 years of diverse history and culture.
The mythical Al-Mu’izz Street came to be in the Fatimid Dynasty as it was constructed in 969 AD but expanded later on to become the biggest open-air museum for Islamic monuments on earth showcasing the religious, commercial, and defensive aspects of Cairo which was added in 1979 to The UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Khan El Khalili Bazaar is where the magic happens, it 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 holds phenomenal Islamic architecture and decorations plus it remains very busy till today as it contains everything a traveler might dream of plus all the wonderful caf s and shops that date back to countless generations.
At the end of the day, you will head to your hotel for the overnight.
After you have your breakfast you will head to the pearl of the Mediterranean city of Alexandria with your tour guide to continue you Cairo, Alexandria & Sharm El Sheik tours by visiting some tiptop Alexandria tourist attractions starting with:
The Catacombs is the unique archaeological spot in all of Egypt as it acts as a beautiful piece of art symbolizing the fusion of the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman culture with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the ultimate breathtaking fashion. It was built as a necropolis in the 2nd century AD and 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.
Pompey's Pillar is a symbol of roman glory as it is 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 is located in a pot at the very top of the pillar. It stands at a height of 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide and is made of pure red granite on its western upper side lies a greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian.
Qaitbey Citadel is a beautiful memory from ancient times that holds the immortal illuminating spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse. 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 wrecked lighthouse that served as the third longest surviving ancient wonder until its destruction by a series of earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD. The citadel has some incredible designs for the Islamic era.
Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant after that complete your journey by a visit to:
Alexandria Library is an echo from the past which acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library, it is one of the biggest and most advanced libraries in the world. It contains the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world. it is a trilingual library containing books in Arabic, English, and French plus it holds the largest depository of French books in North Africa and the Middle East, marvelous art galleries plus a collection of some of the rarest collections of books on the planet.
You will then return to Cairo for spending the overnight.
You will have your breakfast and check-out from the hotel, then head to Cairo airport to catch your flight to your 5*hotel reservation in Sharm El Sheik.
After your breakfast, you will start exploring all the magical beauty of the Red Sea and experience all the activities like diving, snorkeling, surfing and many more, then you will return for the overnight in your hotel Sharm El Sheik.
After your breakfast, you will get to go on a super Safari trip to the western desert where you will explore the enchanting Bedouin villages under the heavenly skies then return to your hotel for the hotel.
After your breakfast, you will check-out from your hotel in Sharm then catch your flight to a 5* hotel in Cairo.
In your final day, our employee will escort you to Cairo airport where he will help you finalize your departure formalities thus ending your Cairo, Alexandria, and Sharm El Sheik Holiday, then you will return home safely packed with the best memories.
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What to Pack
Sunblock & Sunglasses.
Warm clothes in winter.
Cotton clothes in summer.
Valid Passport for 6 months.
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What You Will Love About This Tour?
All our South African guests will fully reveal the brilliance and wonder of ancient Egypt such as the Giza Pyramids Complex, Saqqara Step Pyramid, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, National Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel, the catacombs, the Citadel of Qaitbey, Alexandria library, and many more during this incredible tour.
All our South African will be very elated and comfortable with the most amazing services which include a private A/C Vehicle, comforting accommodation, and a professional Egyptologist tour guide during this beautiful tour Package.
During this amazing tour, everyone will get to try a number of amazing activities from Sherm El Sheikh like a magical super safari and fun snorkeling & diving sports.
The heavenly history of the ancient Egyptian Civilization will be narrated fully during this marvelous tour.
Within the ancient capitals of Cairo and Alexandria are a number of the most amazing models of ancient Egyptian art and architecture.
The most entertaining and magical memories will be loaded with absolute wonder and magic.
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