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5 days 4 nights tour of the best of Cairo and Alexandria

Visit Egypt’s  top destinations —Cairo, Giza and Alexandria— on this 5-day tour from Cairo With a mix of free time and guided portions, this is an ideal introduction to the regions and the great history and civilization of Egypt. Your dream of visiting the pyramid will come true; soak up the Egyptian museum’s wealth of art and antiquities; enjoy visiting mosques, churches and markets.

per adult from

$693

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Transportation in air-conditioned car
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
    • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • accomodation
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina

  • Day 1: Arrival

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Welcome to Egypt and the start of your family holiday! Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Spend the rest of the evening at your own leisure. Overnight: Cairo

    Stop At: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    The next stop will be at Sultan Hassan mosque and Madrasa which dates back to the 14th Century. It is a unique mosque with its tall arches, beautiful multi-chromatic marble floor and unique style.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Al-Basatin, off Al-Saliba Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Another beautiful mosque is worth visiting, mosque of Ibn Tulun(866-869).This is the most well-preserved one in Cairo. The mosque has unique tower. It is one of a kind all over Egypt where the staircase is outside the tower.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Giza pyramids -Egyptian museum - Khan Al Khalili

    Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
    Visit the Great pyramid of Cheops(Khufu). It is certainly one of the most important monuments of ancient Egypt. A masterpiece of fabricated structure and architecture, you will be overwhelmed by the huge size of its blocks, the height and the age that exceeded 4600 years.
    Your guide will explain fully the history of all the area including the other pyramids, of Chephren and Mycerinus, answer all your questions and you will have the chance to take pictures of the whole area.
    You will spend more than two hours in the area so that you can enter one of the pyramids chamber or visit the Sun boat museum. You may like to have a camel ride around the area.
    Moving to the Sphinx area where you will spend some time exploring this monolith statue, which symbolizes the power and wisdom of the pharaoh. Next to the Sphinx area, you will visit the valley temple where you will learn about mummification in ancient Egypt.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    The Egyptian museum in Cairo is one of the largest museums in the world. Your Egypt tours will take you in a 4 hours tour to explore the treasures of the museum (opend in 1901).Look at the amazing monuments and artifacts in its different halls in a guided tour. Although the museum has tens of thousands of artifacts but in this short tour, your Egyptologist guide will focus on the highlights and masterpieces of the museum
    Visit the Tut Ankh Amun Wing on the first floor and see his wonderful collection of historically important artwork. The treasures are mainly golden and they cover a quite large section of the museum. This area of the museum includes significant statues, furniture and gold sculptures. After enjoying the guided part of the tour, take some free time to browse the museum with the option of visiting the royal mummy room.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt
    Enjoy some free time at Khan El Khalili, the biggest market in Cairo. In Khan el Khalili bazaar, you will enjoy strolling through the maze of streets and bargain for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. You can spend some time having a local drink in one of the oldest Coffee shops in Cairo El Fishawy (1763).


    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Alexandria day tour

    Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt
    Discover the impressive mixture between Egyptian art, architecture and burial traditions with the Roman ones through your visit to the Catacomb of Kom El Shoqafa. A 1900 years old Roman subterranean tomb where cremated and mummified bodies were preserved
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt
    Enjoy the best view over the city and the sea from the Fort of Qaitbay, a 15th fort built on top the original location of the Lighthouse that was gone. The fort was meant to protect the Eastern harbor of the city.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt
    You will spend some time touring that huge and modern library that was built as a revival of the ancient one. During the day tour, you will have free time to consider the seafood and cafe culture that the city is famous for long time ago.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Coptic and Islamic attractions

    Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt
    Visit t the Hanging church, one of the most beautiful churches that was built in the 5th century. Consecrated to Virgin Mary, The church was built above one of the towers of the fort of Babylon. It has 110 beautiful icons and once was the seat of the Patriarch. Your guide will explain to you all about the church before moving the Cavern church or the church of St Sergious and Bacchus. Thousands of visitors come annually to this church to visit the cave where Jesus the baby and Virgin Mary were hiding for 3 months during the journey of escape in Egypt. The religious tolerance in Egypt is embodied by your visit to the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo. This temple is one among other 11 synagogues in Egypt and named after a merchant from Jerusalem called Ben Ezra. You will be given full history of the synagogue and the position of the Jewish community in Egypt.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    The next stop will be at Sultan Hassan mosque and Madrasa which dates back to the 14th Century. It is a unique mosque with its tall arches, beautiful multi-chromatic marble floor and unique style.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Al-Basatin, off Al-Saliba Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt
    Another beautiful mosque is worth visiting, mosque of Ibn Tulun(866-869).This is the most well-preserved one in Cairo. The mosque has unique tower. It is one of a kind all over Egypt where the staircase is outside the tower.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Departure

    Pass By: Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
    Breakfast at hotel and check out from hotel, then transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.



    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Departure Time :
    8:am
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Your Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-7600P123

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