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5-days Cairo

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival Cairo international Airport meet our representative, assistant through then transfer to your hotel in Cairo, check inn and overnight.

Day 2

Early morning a tour guide will pick you up from Hotel by private Air-condition Vehicle to start a day tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, it’s the richest museum of Egyptian antiquities in the whole world, it contains pharaonic treasures over 5,000 years ago & it is open daily, the building is rectangular with a large rotunda on the ground floor containing massive exhibits including colossal statues of Ramses II, the best views of them can be obtained looking down from the upper galleries, the gold and alabaster trappings from the tomb of Tutankhamun draw the crowds, many of the Tutankhamun tomb treasures have boon on display in museums round the world even the golden mask, yet one exhibit has always remained in Cairo, there is no visit to Egypt is complete without a trip to go through this magnificent collection of rare jewelry & treasures of Tutankhamun, you can visit The Royal mummies room (additional cost), then move to visit The Great Pyramids In Giza start by visiting the pyramid of Cheops which is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the ancient world, the size of the largest pyramid of Cheops is 137 meters high & measures 230 meters along each side, it was built as a tomb, the shape possibly intended to help the spirit of the dead pharaoh to rise to heaven (that was the reason of the pyramid shape), then move to visit pyramid of Chephren, it’s the best preserved of the three main Giza Pyramids the top part still retains the original facing of smoothly finished stone giving an idea of how the pyramids would originally have appeared, beside pyramid of Chephren will see the Great Sphinx, carved out of natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretches 45 meters, the paws are 15 meters, the head is 10 meters long & feet 4 meters wide, then you will see the pyramid of Mykerinus the smallest one of the three pyramids, this pyramid is partly dressed with pink granite slabs, after that continue to have your lunch THEN BACK TO HOTEL

Day 3

Early Morning a tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your amazing Tour to Alexandria through desert road (2.5 hrs approx.) by private A/C Van, arrive Alexandria city and start to visit Highlights of the day “THE CATACOMBS OF KOM EL SHOUKAFA” is an underground wonder world of ornate carvings and paintings and a mixture of Roman and Egyptian designs. It is the largest Roman Funerary complex in Egypt. And dates from the second century A.D. This warren of tombs, on three levels, Continue to visit CITADEL OF FORT QAITBEY, This citadel is the further most edifices on the harbors arm. The fort is on the original site of the Pharos, Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse, built in 279 BC to a height of 12 meters and topped with the statue of Poseidon. Although Pharos was restored at various times it had finally crumbled by the time the original fort was built here, in the 1480’s. Move to Visit Morsi Abu Alabas Mosque Then move to local restaurant for lunch after that proceed to The Library of Alexandria FROM OUTSIDE was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, and overnight at Hotel in Cairo

Day 4

Morning after breakfast our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, start by visiting the massive medieval Salah El-din citadel and Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque , once a stronghold against the Crusader. Explore this ancient fortress and marvel at its brilliant domed ceilings, suspended lights, and commanding views of Cairo. The citadel houses the Alabaster mosque of Muhammad Ali. Stop for lunch at local restaurant then driving to Complete your exploration by visiting Old Cairo Mosques then move to Khan El Khalili Old Bazzars and El Hussein Mosque,). Barbara, lunch in oriental restaurant then transfer to hotel & overnight at Hotel in Cairo

Day 5

After Breakfast check out from your Room and transfer to Cairo International Airport and Final
Departure.

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Important Information

Price Includes

  • Four Nights’ accommodation at Standard Room Based on bed & breakfast
  • Two ways Cairo International Airport Transfer / Hotel
  • Day Tour Pyramids , Sphinx & Egyptian Museum with Lunch & English Speaking guide
  • Day Tour Alexandria with Lunch & English Speaking guide
  • Day Tour Mohamed Ali Citadel , Old Cairo & Khan El Khalili with Lunch & English Speaking guide

Price excludes

  • International Flight Ticket
  • Egypt Entry Visa
  • Optional Tour or personal expenses or any additional request by client
  • Tipping

*Price shown is the starting price per person on double sharing, 4 star.

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