- Day 01: Giza Pyramids / Cairo City Tour
pick up from Alexandria port, you will be met and assisted by our guides then transfer in an air-conditioned modern vehicle to Cairo.
Visit Giza Plateau home to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinus. Stop at the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with lion body, belongs to kingChephren.
Proceed to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities; Lies in Tahrir square in Cairo. It was established in 1897 and opened on November 1902. Named commonly as the Egyptian Museum, Designed in Neoclassical style by Marcel Dourgnon, consists of 107 halls.
Over 160,000 objects covering 5,000 years of Egypt's past are kept in about 850 extensive collection of pharaonic antiquities, the Museum also contains a photography section & large library.
Get your lunch in local restaurant then drive to your hotel in Cairo & overnight.
- Day 02: Alexandria City Sightseeing
Breakfast in hotel then transfer with modern vehicle to Alexandria, visit the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, it is a historic archaeological underground tunnels in the district of Karmouz to the east of Alexandria, it is belived to be one of the 7 Wonders of the Middle Ages.
The story of this cemetery goes back to the 1st century A.D, used until the 4th century and been discovered in 1900 by pure chance. The catacombs of Alexandria were designed after those in Rome and were first eastablished for a single wealthy family, later turned into to a public cemetery.
Proceed to to Qayetbay castle at the entrance of Alexandria eastern harbor the the same exact place of the famous Lighthouse.
Explore Alexandria library erected at the same place of the ancient library which was one of the biggest and most remarkable libraries of the ancient world. The new library looks like the sun disc rising up from the Mediterranean coast.
Enjoy lunch meal then transfer back to your cruise for your final departure.
Pick up services from Alexandria Port & return
All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicle
01 night in Mena House Oberoi Hotel
Private English speaking guide
Entrance fees to mentioned sites
Lunch meal in local restaurant in Cairo & Alexandria
Bottled water on board the vehicle during tour
All Service charges & taxes.
Shore Tripping Tips
Options are not included and available upon request:
- Geetting inside the small Pyramid: 06$ per person
- Getting inside the great pyramids: 20$ per person
- Visiting the Solar Boat Museum : 10 $ per person
Travelers Safety Terms:
- Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time..
- Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
- Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.
What to bring with me during this trip??
- Sunscreens or sun block for the hot sun in desert areas like Giza, Saqqare, Dahshour and Memphis.
- Sunglasses especially in summer times.
- Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.
- Women should wear light scarf over short and sleeves shirts in case you would visit any religius site.
Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
Alexandria is Egypt second largest city and it is often called "The Pearl of the Mediterranean".
Alexandria is only 225 Km from Cairo but its heritage is slightly different from the rest of Egypt.
The population of Alexandria is about 5 millions and enjoy mild winter and hot summers climate.
Alexandria was established 331 BC by Alexander the Great as the Graeco-Roman capital of Egypt.
Alexandria was known learning center & its lighthouse was one of the Wonders of ancient World.
Alexandria today become an Egyptian commercial and maritime important center for the country.
Alexandria has been historically referred in E M Forster - Cavafy writings and many other writers.
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