- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 2 Days
Departure Time :
Morning departure, Please reconfirm exact pickup time with the local operator
Departure Details :
Your Alexandria hotel, Alexandria cruise port or Alexandria airport
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewTake in the ancient highlights of Cairo on a private 2-day trip from Alexandria, including overnight accommodation in a 5-star Cairo hotel. Admire the ancient pyramids and Great Sphinx at Giza, view the age-old Step Pyramid at Sakkara, and visit the Egyptian Museum to see the highlights of its vast collections, including Tutankhamuns treasures. An Egyptologist guide, admission fees, and private round-trip transport from Alexandria hotels, port, and airport are included.
- Choice of morning or afternoon departure
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- Led by a qualified Egyptologist
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Begin with morning pickup from your Alexandria hotel, cruise port, or airport, and travel south to Cairo by private, air-conditioned car, minivan, or bus (depending on size of your group).
After a roughly 3-hour drive, arrive in Cairo and visit the Giza Plateau, home to the UNESCO-listed pyramids. With your Egyptologist guide, view the pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus as youhear fascinating facts and secrets about the 4,500-year-old pharaonic tombs, the last remaining of the Ancient Wonders of the World.
Enjoy an optional short camel ride, and then view the Great Sphinx, the massive human-headed statue traditionally held to guard the pyramid of Chephren, and the Valley Temple, thought to be Chephrens mummification complex.
After lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), travel to the ancient necropolis of Sakkara. Here, admire the Step Pyramid of Djozer, the worlds oldest stone structure, learning how it was constructed in around 2,630 BC for King Djozer.
Your daythen ends with a hotel drop-off in Cairo, with time free to relax and have dinner (own expense) at the restaurant of your choice.
Overnight: 5-star hotel in Cairo
Day 2: Cairo - Alexandria (B)
After breakfast, meet your guide and visit Cairos stunning Egyptian Museum, the worlds largest repository of Egyptian antiquities. View the museums highlights asyour guide provides intriguing background, and admire the treasures of Tutankhamun, including his gold funerary mask.
Then, afterlunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, enjoy a 1-hour cruise on the River Nile on afelucca (traditional sail boat), admiring Cairo's skyline from the water.
Finally, learn about the ancient craft of papyrus-making and pick up souvenirs (own expense) at a papyrus workshop and gift shop before returning to Alexandria, where your trip concludes at the start point.
Hotel, port or airport pickup and drop-off
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Private round-trip transport by air-conditioned car, minivan or coach
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Guided tours at each site
Camel ride at Giza
Overnight accommodation at 5-star Cairo hotel
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Most travelers can participate
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide