Two Day Guided Tour to Cairo From Alexandria

Two Day Guided Tour to Cairo From Alexandria

Tour program

Here is what’s included & what's not included in the program of this tour

Day 1:

EgyptJoy representative will pick you up from hotel. After that you will be transferred with your expert English-speaking tour guide by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approximately 3 hours, with a stop if needed to have a rest.

you will  start the tour in Cairo by visiting the Pyramids of Giza; you will see the largest pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), known as the Great Pyramid, is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the World that still survives. Next to the great pyramid are the pyramids of the son Chephren and the grandson Mycarinous, you'll be able to take a close up look at the Sphinx, the legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of King Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, the place where the priests mummified the dead body of King Chephren, owner of the second pyramid.

You'll enjoy lunch at  a nice local restaurant, then proceed to Saqqara (the necropolis of the Ancient Egyptians) to view the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest large-scale stone monument. Learn why it was built.

       Then you'll continue your day tour to Memphis city, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the Great Alabaster Sphinx are. This city dates back to 3100 BC. Overnight in Cairo at 5* hotel.

Day 2:

Start your tour by discovering the most interesting museum; the Egyptian Museum, which displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 120,000 artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922, when his tomb was excavated.

Then proceed to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, which Situated on the summit of the Citadel of Salah El Din (constructed in 1183 AD), this Ottoman mosque is the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, and the most visible mosque in Cairo. 

    Lunch will be served in a local restaurant, then continue driving to the area  Old Cairo; first stop  will be the Hanging Church which, built in the 7th century, this old church takes its name from its location: sited above a gateway in the old Roman fortress. Admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history. Then proceed to visit Abu Serga church, where the holy family is said to have found refuge. Then, take a look at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, once a Christian church.  Finally you will be escorted by your guide back to your hotel in Alexandria.

OUR TRIP INCLUDES
* Pick up services from hotel & return.
* All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle.
* Professional English speaking Egyptologist tour guide.
* Entrance fees of all sites mentioned above.
* Accommodation for a night at 5* hotel.
* Lunch meals at a local nice restaurant.
OUR TRIP doesn't INCLUDE
* Any extras not mentioned in the program.
* Private expenses.
* Drinks at the restaurant during the lunch.
* Tipping.
Bring with you!
* Comfortable shoes or trainers.
* Hat & Camera.
* Sunglasses & Sun lotion.
Availability
Every day
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Starting price

Adult (Age 12 - 85)Child (Age 4 - 11.99)Infant (Age 0 - 3.99)
$280$140Free

* The above prices are applied for minimum of 2 pax.

* Extra fees may be applied for solo travelers.



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