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Alexandria & Cairo, 2 Day Tour

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Highlights:

  • Visit the great  Pyramids of Giza Plateau
  • See the Majestic Sphinx
  • Explore the halls of the Valley Temple
  • Enjoy browsing the collections of the Egyptian museum  
  • Learn the power of the young Pharaoh Tutankhamen

            and his collection of pure gold

  • Visit one of the most important Roman Tombs

             the “Catacombs”

  • Visit one of the strongest defensive fortress

            the “Qaitbay Citadel”

  • Explore the  Library of Alexandria

Itinerary:

Day 1:

Pyramids Tour/Egyptian Museum

You will be met at your Cruise Ships exit door by your Golden Pyramid Travel Tour Guide, they will be holding a sign with your name on.  You will be accompanied to Cairo in an air-conditioned vehicle

The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. You can then explore the area of the Sphinx, which includes the statue of the Sphinx, the largest statue in the world which instigated awe and fear in the hearts of the visitors in Ancient times until today and the valley temple, both of these belong to the King Chephren Pyramid complex. Secondly in this area you can experience the amazing feeling of walking in the Ancient hall and corridors of the Valley Temple

You will continue your excursion to the Egyptian Museum which contains the most important and precious artifacts from different eras of Ancient Egypt. The Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of Royal Ornaments like the collection of the young Pharaoh Tutankhamen  which contains his famous Golden mask, Jewellery, Sarcophagus and a lot other items. You can also enter the Mummy room (extra ticket) which houses 11 Mummified Pharaoh. The Museum collections include over 120,000 items and is considered to be the most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world

You will have your lunch at a local Restaurant and then be accompanied to your Hotel for check in

Your Tour Guide will give you the option to either enjoy your evening and dinner aboard a Nile Cruise for two hours or to be amazed by the spectacular Sound & Light Show

Day 2:

Alexandria Tour

After your Breakfast at your Hotel you will be picked up by your Golden Pyramid Egyptology Guide, in an air conditioned vehicle and travel to the City of Alexandria, which is the second largest city in Egypt.  You will start by visiting The Roman Theatre (a theatre with seats made of marble and can seat up to 800 spectators, a section of mosaic flooring, galleries, and a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas & baths).

Lunch is included in between visits to sites at a local Restaurant; this is a full meal for each person, beverages not included.

You will then visit the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (this has tombs on three levels & also contains the Tri-cilium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, also a centre with reliefs of bearded serpents.  Inside are 2nd century AD statues of Sobec & Anubis wearing Roman Armour)

Your next visit will be to the most famous library of antiquityAlexandria Library’ (this library was founded and maintained by a long succession of ptolemies in Egypt from the beginning of the 3rd century BC)

Qaitbay Citadel (sultan Qaytbay built this beautiful but simple fortress during the 14th century to defend Alexandria from the advances of the Ottoman empire), Qaitbay Citadel is strategically located on a thin arm of land that extends out into Alexandria’s harbour from the Corniche, what is most significant about this fortress is that Qaitbay built on this site  to take advantage of existing foundations remaining from the legendary Pharos Lighthouse, which had fallen into ruins by the 14th century due to damage caused by numerous earthquakes. & El Mursi Abu Elabas (a stunning mosque, with a high minaret and four domes, is considered Alexandria’s largest and most important Islamic monuments). El Mursi Abu Elabas was built in 1775 AD on the eastern harbour of Alexandria over a tomb of a Spanish Saint and scholar.   Architects from all over the world come to El Mursi Abu Elabas to gain creative inspiration from it and tourists flock here to take in the ambience and photo opportunities of such a beautiful piece of architectural design and workmanship

At the conclusion of your Tour you will be accompanied back to Port Said to rejoin your Cruise Ship

Inclusions:

  • Pick-up & return services from your hotel 
  • Assistance of our personnel during your tours
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of professional Egyptology Tour Guide
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Cairo & Alexandria
  • Lunch during Tours 
  • Shopping tours through Cairo famous Bazaars
  • 1 bottled water during tours in Cairo
  • Accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel with breakfast
  • All tax & service charges 

 Exclusions: 

  •  Optional activities
  •  Drinks and Personal expenses
  •  Entrance fees to special archaeological sites like (Mummies room at the Egyptian Museum- Inside one of the Pyramids )
  • Tipping Kitty

 Prices per person:

   2-3 Persons  4-6 Persons  7-10 Persons
 Prices   $ 365   $ 330   $ 275

Itinerary:

Day 1:

Pyramids Tour/Egyptian Museum

You will be met at your Cruise Ships exit door by your Golden Pyramid Travel Tour Guide, they will be holding a sign with your name on.  You will be accompanied to Cairo in an air-conditioned vehicle

The Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. You can then explore the area of the Sphinx, which includes the statue of the Sphinx, the largest statue in the world which instigated awe and fear in the hearts of the visitors in Ancient times until today and the valley temple, both of these belong to the King Chephren Pyramid complex. Secondly in this area you can experience the amazing feeling of walking in the Ancient hall and corridors of the Valley Temple

You will continue your excursion to the Egyptian Museum which contains the most important and precious artifacts from different eras of Ancient Egypt. The Museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of Royal Ornaments like the collection of the young Pharaoh Tutankhamen  which contains his famous Golden mask, Jewellery, Sarcophagus and a lot other items. You can also enter the Mummy room (extra ticket) which houses 11 Mummified Pharaoh. The Museum collections include over 120,000 items and is considered to be the most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world

You will have your lunch at a local Restaurant and then be accompanied to your Hotel for check in

Your Tour Guide will give you the option to either enjoy your evening and dinner aboard a Nile Cruise for two hours or to be amazed by the spectacular Sound & Light Show

Day 2:

Alexandria Tour

After your Breakfast at your Hotel you will be picked up by your Golden Pyramid Egyptology Guide, in an air conditioned vehicle and travel to the City of Alexandria, which is the second largest city in Egypt.  You will start by visiting The Roman Theatre (a theatre with seats made of marble and can seat up to 800 spectators, a section of mosaic flooring, galleries, and a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas & baths).

Lunch is included in between visits to sites at a local Restaurant; this is a full meal for each person, beverages not included.

You will then visit the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (this has tombs on three levels & also contains the Tri-cilium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, also a centre with reliefs of bearded serpents.  Inside are 2nd century AD statues of Sobec & Anubis wearing Roman Armour)

Your next visit will be to the most famous library of antiquityAlexandria Library’ (this library was founded and maintained by a long succession of ptolemies in Egypt from the beginning of the 3rd century BC)

Qaitbay Citadel (sultan Qaytbay built this beautiful but simple fortress during the 14th century to defend Alexandria from the advances of the Ottoman empire), Qaitbay Citadel is strategically located on a thin arm of land that extends out into Alexandria’s harbour from the Corniche, what is most significant about this fortress is that Qaitbay built on this site  to take advantage of existing foundations remaining from the legendary Pharos Lighthouse, which had fallen into ruins by the 14th century due to damage caused by numerous earthquakes. & El Mursi Abu Elabas (a stunning mosque, with a high minaret and four domes, is considered Alexandria’s largest and most important Islamic monuments). El Mursi Abu Elabas was built in 1775 AD on the eastern harbour of Alexandria over a tomb of a Spanish Saint and scholar.   Architects from all over the world come to El Mursi Abu Elabas to gain creative inspiration from it and tourists flock here to take in the ambience and photo opportunities of such a beautiful piece of architectural design and workmanship

At the conclusion of your Tour you will be accompanied to the Port to rejoin your Cruise Ship

Prices per person:

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
Prices $ 365 $ 330 $ 275

 

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