from $210,00

Overnight Trip to Cairo from Alexandria

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Duration

8 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

25 people

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Overview

Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel to attend the Sound and Light spectacular Show of Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. Discover the enchanting history of the ancient Egyptians. The show starts with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the city of the dead for five thousand years. The show also depicts the story of building the pyramids and relates the history of great and famous figures of ancient Egypt such as Thutmosis IV, Akhnaten, Nefertiti and Tut Ankh Amon. you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Cancellation Policy
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during the tour
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are: -Face masks required for travelers in public areas. -Face masks required for guides in public areas. -Face masks are not provided for travelers. -Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.
What is the policy on sanitization during the tour
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff. Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas. Gear/equipment sanitized between use. Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
What is the social distancing policy during the tour
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during the tour
Guides required to regularly wash hands. Regular temperature checks for staff.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx.
  • Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
  • Old Cairo, Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo.
  • The Hanging Church.
  • Amr Ibn El-Aas mosque.
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
  • Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
  • Citadel of Cairo or Citadel of Saladin.
  • Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.
  • Memphis and Sakkara (Saqqara).

Itinerary

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Pyramids of Giza and The Great Sphinx.

Ancient Egypt Tours Representative will pick you up from Alexandria Port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign of your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approximately 3 hours, with a stop if needed to have a rest, enjoy an excursion to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops), 3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid - Khufu's son, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background.

Sakkara (Saqqara) Pyramids and Ancient Memphis City

Then Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser, the museum of I mhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king titi, the pyramid of king Unas, and see the pyramids of Dahshur from a distance.
After that transfer to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, The city reached a peak of prestige under the 6th dynasty as a center for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks. The alabaster sphinx that guards the Temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city’s former power and prestige. The Memphis triad, consisting of the creator god Ptah, his consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem, formed the main focus of worship in the city. Memphis declined briefly after the 18th dynasty with the rise of Thebes and the New Kingdom, and was revived under the Persians before falling firmly into second place following the foundation of Alexandria and see the Statue of Ramses II-16 meters high, the alabaster sphinx you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Cairo Sightseeing, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo, Hanging Church and Citadel of Salah El-din

Breakfast at the hotel and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some 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, with a representative amount on display, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing.

The Hanging Church in Cairo

After lunch, proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

The Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge.

Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas

End your tour in Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-Aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt. You will continue to explore Then transfer the Citadel of Salah El-din, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style,Before extending your trip you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant. After lunch,There you will drive to Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, (if there's enough time), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle, After that travel via air-conditioned modern vehicle Back to Alexandria.

Included/Excluded

  • Breakfast
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 1 nights including bed
  • Lunch (2)
  • Entry Fees (Optional)
  • Expert Egyptologist guide (Optional)
  • Dinner Cruise on the River Nile (Optional)
  • Gratuities
October – April (Price Per Person)
4 Days / 3 Nights

US$
1037

Per Single Cabin

US$
695

Per Person in Double Cabin

US$
675

Per Person in Triple Cabin
5 Days / 4 Nights

US$
1377

Per Single Cabin

US$
919

Per Person in Double Cabin

US$
890

Per Person in Triple Cabin
Children Policy
  • 0 – 5.99 Free of Charge
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12 – 99 Full price
from $210,00

 

Number Price/Person
Single 300
2-3 People 260
4-6 People 240
7-10 People 230
11-25 People 210

 

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Information Contact

Email

info@ancientegypttours.com

Phone

+20-1008888479

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