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02 Day Trips Cairo & Alexandria From Alexandria Port

In 2 days visit Cairo, Giza & Alexandria highlights: the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Mykerinus, the Great Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan El Kahili Bazaar, El Sagha, the Montazah Summer Palace, the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay, the library of Alexandria and the Bombay's Pillar.
from 254 USD for 2 days
Day 1

Alexandria - Cairo Sightseeing

Morning time you will be picked up from your cruise at Alexandria port by your private English speaking Egyptologist guide who will accompany you to visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates back to the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. Continue your excursion to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold and jewelry which were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Continue to the Khan El Kahili Bazaar and El Sagha (jewellery shops). It is one of the earliest and greatest markets in the Middle East. Built in the 14th century, it has many stores exhibiting a wonderful collection of jewellery, wooden artefacts embossed with pearls, leather ware, embroidered dresses and a range of impressive souvenirs. You will stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After exploring the market, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cairo & overnight.

Day 2

Cairo - Alexandria Sightseeing

Breakfast in a hotel in Cairo, our High Tours representative will meet you and drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Alexandria where you can see the Montazah Summer Palace, walk around and enjoy the Montazah gardens. Originally built in 1892, it was the summer home of the Egyptian Royal family. Following visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay (from outside only; without sightseeing Tickets), which was built around 1480 y the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. It is believed to rest on the site and to be built from the stones of the Pharos lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Near by is a small navel museum, which was mostly devoted to Nelson's defeat of Napoleon's fleet right off the coast of Alexandria on August 1-2, 1798.Next visit to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. This library that was the successor to the great ancient library of Alexandria came to life through a unique cooperation between Egypt, UNESCO and the Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta. A guided tour with good extra time gave the ability to see and feel this grand library and monument. Next is a visit to the Bombay's Pillar which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The Pillar itself is a 9 meters / 29 feet in circumference and it is said that 22 people could lunch on the capital, or flat top of the Pillar. Then our High Tours representative will drive you to the cruise in Alexandria for your final departure.

Inclusions

  • Meet service by our High Tours representatives at Alexandria port
  • All entrance fees for all sites as mentioned in above itinerary
  • Private English Egyptologist Guide during Tours
  • Accommodation for 1 night at hotel in Cairo / Giza as 3 stars hotel included breakfast
  • Transportation with modern air conditioned vehicle
  • All service charges and taxes
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Exclusions

  • Meals & drinks
  • Extras inside sights
  • Tipping Kitty
  • Any other items not mentioned above

Notes

  • All prices per person are quoted in US Americans Dollars (minimum 02 Person)
  • Special prices for more participants
  • This offer is valid till 30.04.2014 Except Christmas Period, New Year Period and Easter Period.
  • This tours is private and available daily


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