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Two Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour From Aswan By Plane

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Tour Details

Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Tour Location

Cairo – Alexandria

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Your Hotel / Nile Cruise in Aswan

Tour Type

Private

Two Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour from Aswan By Plane

Between the sand and sea lie the purest examples of allure and wonder. With our two days Cairo and Alexandria tour from Aswan by plane, you will cast your eyes on the marvelous attractions that reflect the greatness of the ancient Egyptian civilization. You will make the memories of a lifetime and discover the essence of the word adventure between the sands of Cairo and the waters of Alexandria. Discover the Egyptian masterpieces Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and the Valley temple, be a witness on Alexandria Library, Qaitbay Citadel, and the beautiful Pompey’s Pillar, and so much more.

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex
  • The Great Sphinx
  • The Valley Temple
  • The Egyptian Museum

Alexandria Attractions

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

Tour Inclusions

  • Pickup & drop off services at your hotel/Nile Cruise in Aswan.

  • Domestic flight tickets from Aswan to Cairo & return.

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

  • 1 Night accommodation at 5* Hotel in Cairo.

  • Private Egyptologist tour guide.

  • 2 Lunch meals during the tour.

  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.

  • Entrance fees to all the sights mentioned.

  • All taxes and service charges.

Tour Exclusions

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.

  • Tipping.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids, the Solar Boat, the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum “Payable on Spot”.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrive at Cairo - Visit Cairo Landmarks

Day One:Arrive at Cairo - Visit Cairo Landmarks

You will begin your 2 days trip to Cairo & Alexandria from Aswan by flying all the way to Cairo where you will find your tour guide who will take you to visit some of the tiptop Cairo tourist attractions starting with:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza pyramids complex is a place outside our existence that dates to more than 4000 years and includes the three great pyramids, six little pyramids, the sole protector the great sphinx and the valley temple.

The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Khufu is passage across to the skies to paradise built in 2580 BC, it stands at a total height of 147 m (481 ft) to be the first of its kind which started the golden age of construction in ancient Egypt, it was constructed using 2,300,000 blocks of limestone in 20 years, it was the tallest building in the world for about 3800 years until the 14th century.

The Great Sphinx

The great sphinx is a colossal guardian from the heavens who is 73 m (240 ft) tall & 19 m (66 ft) wide and the shape of a mythical creature called the sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of King Khafre to immortalize his eminence and wisdom.

The Valley Temple

It was built in Egypt old kingdom (2686-2181 BC) to preform the mummification process, it is one of the best-preserved archaeological structures in all of Egypt made entirely from limestone, granite and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren and many more monuments.

You will then have your delicious lunch at a pyramid view restaurant, then move to visit:

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is heaven's vault where a number of majestic ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments dates to more than 4000 years across the vast era of Egypt, it is one of the biggest museums in the world and containing over than 120,000 rare artifacts made from rich materials like gold, silver & precious gems and even wood & stone plus a number of displayed mummies existed within the museum.

After that, you will check-in 5* hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

Day Two : The Citadel of Qaitbay

Day Two:The Citadel of Qaitbay

Enjoy your breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Cairo and continue your 2 days trip to Cairo & Alexandria from Aswan by transferring to the pearl of the Mediterranean sea and explore the top Alexandria tourist attractions such as:

Qaitbay Citadel

Qaitbay Citadel holds the immortal shining spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse, it was constructed in 1477 by sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa'it bay on top the legendry lighthouse of Alexandria the third longest surviving wonder in the ancient world which was destroyed by earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD using the stones salvaged from the lighthouse itself. The citadel is quite famous as it contains phenomenal designs for the Islamic era on a very breathtaking spot on the cast of the Mediterranean sea.

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library is a blast from the past that acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library, it is one of the biggest and most advanced libraries in the world, it is the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world. It is a trilingual library as it contains books in Arabic, English, and French and has the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East plus a collection of some of the rarest books on earth.

Enjoy your tasty lunch meal at a local restaurant in Alexandria and complete your trip by visiting:

Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar stands at 28m tall and 2.7 m wide of the pure red granite which makes it the largest monoliths column ever built outside of Rome and on its western upper side is a greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian, it was named Pompey because in the Middle Ages the crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman General Pompey are found in a pot at the top of the pillar.

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

The Catacombs Necropolis dated to 2nd century AD which gained fame as one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages for fusing the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman with the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the most captivating and majestic manner. It has great artifacts and decoration between its three-level stories. You will then return to Cairo to fly back to your hotel in Aswan ane end your 2 days trip to Cairo and Alexandria from Aswan. Note: You can share your thoughts about adding or removing any tours from your tour itinerary to be able to accommodate your requirements and fulfill your needs.

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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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