3 days 2 night
In this trip, you’ll be in a time machine diving from era to era in Egypt’s exceptional history. First, you’ll be visiting the Great pyramids and some of ancient Egypt’s most sacred monuments, then hundreds of years later to Alexandria, Egypt’s window to the Mediterranean Sea, where you can explore a shade of its former cosmopolitan self and then back to Cairo to take a final glimpse of history in the Egyptian Museum and old Cairo’s churches and mosques.
During your trip, you will be assisted with Egyptologists and guides at all times, picked up and dropped off from your locations by our air-conditioned vehicles. Camel rides, snacks, water, monuments entrance fees are all covered.
Accommodation plan: 5-star hotel: Steigenberger Cairo Pyramids, Grand Nile Tower, Sheraton Cairo Hotel
Note: The rate will increase by 40% during high seasons (New Year, Easter & Christmas)
You'll be picked up from the airport. The tour will start by visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx. After that, you will have a 20-minute camel ride across the great Pyramids and visit the Panoramic Place. Then, the tour will continue by visiting the Valley Temple of Khafre, in which the priests mummified the dead body of king Khafre. In the afternoon, you'll be taken to a local restaurant to try one of the oriental Egyptian meals for lunch. After lunch and water break, you'll head to the museum of Egyptian Antiques, where it's the home of 120,000 of ancient Egyptian Antiques Collection that dates up to 6000 years old, including the Tutankhamun exhibit, which contains his golden Mask and jewelry. You can't miss spending an unforgettable night at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. In the evening, you'll visit this Bazaar which is in the historic center of Cairo; It was established as a center of trade in the Mamluk era. The Bazaar has various products of all kinds and shapes, from Silver, Copper, Brassware to Gold and Leather Goods. Later on, you'll be escorted back to your hotel. Meals: Lunch
Time for our road trip, after breakfast you'll head from Cairo to Alexandria. You'll start by visiting the Roman Amphitheater, which is the only one of its type in Egypt. The theatre used to host huge ceremonies and events with a capacity of 600 spectators on marble seats. Afterwards, you'll visit Pompey's Pillar, which is the name given to this Roman triumphal column; set up in honor of the Augustus Diocletian between 298-302 AD. You’ll finish our Roman Era exploration with the Catacombs of Kom Ash Shuqqafa; these catacombs make up the largest-known Roman burial site in Egypt and one of the last major works of construction dedicated to the religion of ancient Egypt. They were originally constructed in the 2nd century AD. You'll later stroll through the garden of Montazah and visit Alexandria's enormous library and cultural center. And while in Alexandria, we can't of course forget the Citadel of Qaitbay. You'll later head back to Cairo and off to your hotel.
After breakfast, our representative will be waiting to escort you to the airport. Meals: Breakfast