Alexandria & Cairo 02 Days Excursions From Port Said

Shore Trips Info
Alexandria & Cairo 02 Days Excursions From Port Said
Trip duration
Approx. 36 Hours
Starting from
$275
  • Trip Port: Port Said
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Visit Egypt 2 major cities in 2 Days from Port Said. Wander Alexandria is the largest city lying on the Mediterranean coast, it is Egypt's largest seaport and Cairo is the Middle East political & cultural heart, it also features Giza the most majestic ancient monuments in world.

Excursion Itinerary

  • Day 1: Cairo City Sightseeing

Meet our tour guide at the port then transfer with modern private vehicle to Cairo. Visit the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinus. Then stop at the Great Sphinx with the head of pharaoh and a lion body, it goes to the time of Chephren.

Continue to the Egyptian Museum located in Tahrir square, built in 1897 and opened on November 1902. Over 160 000 items covering 5,000 years of ancient Egypt are on display, the Museum of Cairo is full with wide collection of pharaonic antiquities.

Enjoy lunch meal in Cairo local restaurant then you will be transferred to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.

 

  • Day 2: Alexandria City Tour

Breakfast in hotel before traveling to Alexandria. Arrive to the Catacombs of Kom Al Shokafa; historic archaeological underground tunnels situated in east Alexandria, and belived to be one of the 7 Wonders of the middle ages. The cemetery is dating back to the 1st century & was in use until the 4th century A.D.

Proceed to Qayetbay castle, established at the entrance of Alexandria eastern harbor at the same place of the famous Lighthouse.

Stop in Alexandria library for free time exploring the history of the ancient famous library and the design of this current one. Get your lunch during tour then transfer back to the cruise for your final departure.

Excursion Includes

  • All transfers in AC van
  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
  • Port pickup & drop off service
  • Soft drinks in van
  • Entrance fees to sites as per itinerary
  • Lunch meals in the 2 days
  • 01 night in Mena House Oberoi
  • All taxes & service charges.

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
  • The Mummy Room in Egyptian Museum:  20$ 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 colorful clothing for high temperature in Cairo and Egypt in general.
  • Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.

Interesting Facts

  • 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.
  • Port Said is an Egyptian city located at the northeastern part of Egypt north of the Suez Canal.
  • Port Said covers an area of about 30 Km with estimated population of over 600 thousands people.
  • Port Said city has been established firstly in 1859 during the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Port Said is an important Egyptian port for exporting cotton and rice with fueling station.
  • Port Said is thought to be the home to the first reinforced concrete Lighthouse in the world.
  • The modern city of Port Said is expanded to include six major districts and eight main squares.
  • Port Said city is served with small national airport - two ports - railways - ferries and buses.
  • Port Said is considered a well known summer resort for the Egyptians and Arab tourists.

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Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
325 (USD) 295 (USD) 275 (USD)

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