5 Days 4 Nights Tour Of The Best Of Cairo And Alexandria

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Departure Time :
    8:am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    centrally located Cairo and Giza hotel
  • Return Details :
    Tour returns to original point of departure
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Visit Egypts  top destinations Cairo, Giza and Alexandria on this 5-day tour from Cairo With a mix of free time and guided portions, this is an ideal introduction to the regions and the great history and civilization of Egypt. Your dream of visiting the pyramid will come true; soak up the Egyptian museums wealth of art and antiquities; enjoy visiting mosques, churches and markets.

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Day 1:  Upon arrival at the airport, our rep will meet and help you through passport control.Then, in a private air-conditioned car, you will be taken to your hotel.

Day 2: Best of Cairo . Enjoy a day tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza,Sphinx, the Egyptian museum and the Souq. it is a private tour, The guide will provide you with the history of the area.The  experience will carry on with the Egyptian museum. The museum houses thousands of artifacts.Your guide will explain the highlights. Then you will enjoy free time to go and browse here and there.Then,enjoy some free time at Khan El Khalili, the biggest market in Cairo

Day 3: BEST OF ALEXANDRIA  Enjoy a tour to Alexandria from Cairo with your own guide. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great. Your first stop is the catacombs of Kom al-Shuqqafa, a Roman burial site that reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture.Continue to Pompey's Pillar, an 82-feet (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, The next site is the fort of Qaitbay. It was built on the same location of the great lighthouse of Alexandria.).Later, you will visit the Alexandria Library., the Norwegian-designed building is a striking piece of modern design. A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world.

Day 4: COPTIC AND ISLAMIC TREASURES, you will start your tour with the Coptic area where you will visit the Roman fortress of Babylon.The fort was built in the 1st century A.D; the ruins of one of the towers still exist while a very impressive church was built on the walls of another known as the Hanging church. Consecrated to Virgin Mary, the Hanging church was built in a basilica style. Let your eyes and feelings absorb the beauty of the icons, the altars and the pulpit. Then carry on to Abu Serga or St Sergious church. It is also known as the cavern church as the holy family stayed in the cave underneath the church during the escape journey in Egypt, a short walk will lead you  the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo. There you will learn about the history and customs of the Jewish community in Egypt. The temple is famous for the Geniza:an archive of valuable and rare documents.After spending your time in Coptic Cairo, you will move to the mosques.

The Madrassa-Mosque of sultan Hassan is considered as the pyramid of Islamic structures. This fascinating place was used as a school, mosque and mausoleum. Your guide will provide you with an introduction to the main elements of the mosque. A short drive will take you to the 1150-year-old mosque of Ibn Tulun.it is the oldest and best-preserved mosque in Egypt.it has a unique spiral tower, which has an equal in the city of Samara in Iraq.

Day 5:  Departure: After breakfast at the hotel, be ready for escort to the airport for final departure

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Transportation in air-conditioned car

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • accomodation

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

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