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We invite you to discover one of the best-kept secrets of ancient Egypt the sumptuous palaces and temples that sank into the sea, swallowed up by the waters of the Mediterranean off the coast of Alexandria. Before your eyes, the City of a Thousand Palaces than complete your trip to Cairo, places such as the Pyramids, the Temple of the Valley, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan El-Khalili market will leave you with indelible memories. Are you ready to discover the mystery that has until now been reserved for the few?
Arrival to Cairo airport, you will be met you in the airport by Vacations in Egypt Tours guide to Start your full-day tour visiting the
Pyramids of Giza
The pyramids of Giza are the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still preserved today and therefore one of the most famous buildings in the world. The pyramids of Giza include the three main pyramids, the Pyramid of Cheops, the Pyramid of Chephren and the Pyramid of Mykerinus.
The queen Pyramids
some other smaller secondary pyramids, in which for example the women of the pharaohs were buried, as well as workers villages, temples, and cemeteries.
The Sphinx of Giza
The Sphinx Giza is the largest Egyptian sculpture. It was carved out of the limestone rock of the Giza Plateau and represents a lying lion with a human head and the so-called Nemes headscarf. Originally, the sphinx was painted with reddish ochre and also had a chin beard, but this fell off in ancient times.
Valley Temple of Khafre
afterward, move to witness the Valley temple that was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial and for making the Mummification process of the king. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
At the end of the visit to Giza pyramids, we will take a break and take the opportunity to eat and recharge. Lunch will be at a restaurant and Egyptian food (drinks not included).
Egyptian Museum of Antiquities
you will continue your excursion with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, where there are antiques from the Pharaonic period. The museum exhibits a rare collection of 5000 years of art, considered to be the most valuable collection of Egyptian art in the world. More than 25,000 antiquities are on display, including an exhibition devoted to Tutankhamen’s Treasure, furniture and jewelry, kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before Howard Carter discovered them in 1922.
Bazaar khan el khalili
After visiting the Egyptian Museum go see the beautiful Khan El-Khalili famous souq Cairo main market. Its always crowded with tourists and locals alike. It is the beating heart of the Egyptian metropolis. Lose yourself in the various bazaars where you will really find everything and buy some nice local handicrafts.
After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.
This is a private tour, We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in a private vehicle and drive you to Alexandria. Three hours from Cairo is beautiful Alexandria, the second most important city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC, and which was one of the most important cultural and commercial centers of antiquity.
We will arrive in Alexandria in the morning and start our tour by visiting…
the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, built during the Roman period. They have three levels and their decoration shows the syncretism between the Egyptian pantheon and the Roman one.
Alexandria Roman Theatre Beyond the street of the facades is the Theatre, which was built at the beginning of the 1st century AD by the Nabateans and enlarged and improved by the Romans shortly after their annexation of the Kingdom in 106 AD. They built it by ruthlessly splitting a street of houses or tombs to extend the back of the auditorium, which could then accommodate 3000 people.
we will visit the new Alexandria Library, whose design refers to the god Amon Ra and the Alexandria Lighthouse. In addition to several libraries, there is a planetarium, three museums, a laboratory and a printing press.
Note: The library is closed both on Friday and Saturday (can only be seen from outside).
Abu al-Abbas mosque
We will also pass by the beautiful Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, a marvel of architecture built between the years 1929-1945 influenced by the buildings of ancient Egypt in Cairo. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
After midday we will take a break and have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, to replenish our energy. The meal usually consists of Egyptian dishes and options that include dishes with meat, rice, and salads (drinks are not included)
Citadel of Qaitbay
From outside we will also see the Citadel of Qaytbay which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs ( Light House ) of Alexandria, a defensive fortress built in 1480 by Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr Saif El-Din Qaitbay, a slave who became a sultan.
After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel in Cairo.
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
We offer a low-down payment of only 20% to secure your space on the tour, including the hotel room, the cruise ship cabin, the domestic flight ticket and other travel-related services. The rest of the money can be paid up to two days before the arrival date or in cash at the arrival to your travel manager, so your reservation will be a risk-free investment.
Methods of Payment: The company accepts all kinds of secure payment methods such as Visa, Master Card, Direct Bank Transfer, PayPal, Western Union and we can provide you with the details about each one of them if ever needed.
Note: Please inquire for the current pricing over Christmas, New Year, Easter, and 2020 Holidays to get the best possible rate.
Children Policy, room sharing with a child and parents
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If your tour package includes flights or sleeping train an additional supplement may be applied for your child.
|the provided services will be luxury services from A to Z, with luxury transportations, and experts qualified tour guides. and we take pride in doing our best so you can enjoy your vacation and just please note that its a private tour so you can change or modify as you like ( total flexibility to meet your requests)|
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