Inclusions: Accommodation,Breakfast,Lunch and Diner,Nile Cruise,Entrance fees,Sleeper train 2 ways,Day tour to Alexandria in private car with lunch,Transfers from Airport/Rail Station,Egyptology English specking guide,Sightseeing as per Itinerary.
You will arrive to Cairo, the land of the pharaohs. Upon arrival Cairo international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will assist you with the immigration formalities to make sure that everything is going smooth and easy.
Then you will be transferred to your hotel with our air conditioned comfortable buses to have dinner and overnight at your hotel. On the way our representative will give you all the information you need about Cairo and about your itinerary in Egypt. Overnight in Cairo hotel.
After breakfast, you will start a guided tour to visit the Giza Pyramids Today, there are more than 93 Pyramids in Egypt; but the three main Pyramids are in Giza Plateau, which were built in the 4th Dynasty (circa 4650 B.C). The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt were built as tombs for Kings & Queens, and it was the exclusive privilege to have a Pyramid tomb. The most famous ones are those at Giza, The Great Sphinx, or as the ancients knew it, “Shesib Ankh” or “the living image”, has to be one of the most recognizable constructions in history.
Stop by a Papyrus institute where you can find how the ancient Egyptians used the papyrus for writing and you can buy some souvenirs for your friends.
After lunch, you will continue the tour to the Egyptian Museum The Egyptian Museum (built in 1902) is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the museum contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen. the remainder in storerooms.➤ Stop for having tea at a Perfume factory where scents made from lotus flower, papyrus or jasmine oil. These fine perfumes need equally fine glass bottles.
Dinner and overnight in Cairo Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and start our tour visiting the Citadel of Saladin & Mohamed Ali Mosque. The Citadel is a medieval Islamic fortification. The location, on Mokattam hill near the center of Cairo, was once famous for its fresh breeze and grand views of the city. It is now a preserved historic site, with mosques and museums. The Citadel contains the Mosque of Muhammad Ali which was built between 1828 and 1848, perched on the summit of the citadel. This mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali second son who died in 1816. However, it also represents Muhammad Ali efforts to erase symbols of the Mamluk dynasty that he replaced.
After lunch, have free time for shopping at Khan Khalili Bazar, the largest Bazar in Middle East. This Market is famous for its unusual, typical oriental souvenirs and handmade crafts. Medieval atmosphere of this traditional market gives visitors great pleasure and glimpse into what medieval markets were like: Cafes, restaurants, shops.
Dinner and overnight in Cairo hotel.
After breakfast, drive to the north of Cairo towards Alexandria (220 KM), second largest city and the second largest metropolitan area in Egypt after Greater Cairo by size and population, extending about 32 km along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country Alexandria was founded around a small Ancient Egyptian town c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great. It became an important center of the Hellenistic civilization and remained the capital of Hellenistic and Roman & Byzantine Egypt for almost 1000 years until the Muslim conquest of Egypt in AD 641.
Start the tour visiting the Fort of Qaitbay which is a 15th-century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast, and was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa;it Bay. The Citadel is situated on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbour.
Proceed to the Mosque of El-Mursi Abul-Abbas. The mosque is dedicated to the 13th century Alexandrine Sufi saint el-Mursi Abul Abbas whose tomb it contains. It is located in the Anfoushi neighborhood of Alexandria, near the Citadel of Qaitbay.The Mosque was redesigned and built in today& current form by Eugenio Valzania and Mario Rossi in the years 1929/1945.
After lunch drive to Montazah Gardens that surrounds the Montaza Palace the summer residence of late king Farouk. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea.
After breakfast last day for shopping , where you will be taken to the biggest shopping mall in Cairo, City Stars and Crystal products show room.
After lunch, In the evening will embark the 4* Nile cruise for dinner and entertainment show including belly dance , folkloric show and enjoy the open buffet dinner, then will be transferred to the hotel.Overnight in Cairo hotel
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo airport for final departure.
Arrive home with lovely memories.