2 Days Trip to Cairo & Alexandria from Hurghada by plane

Tour Itinerary

Day # 1 ) Hurghada – Fly to Cairo – Cairo Tour
You will be picked up from your hotel in Hurghada by our representative who will accompany you to Hurghada airport to fly to Cairo in arrival in Cairo you will be met by your Egyptology expert tour guide to visit:
Giza Pyramids Tour

Of course the most well preserved and famous those pyramids of Giza plateau which dated back to the fourth dynasty. The pyramid of king Cheops is the biggest of the Egyptian pyramids. Its real height is 147 m but after lose 11 m from its height it became 136m now. The middle pyramids of Khefren is smaller than the pyramid of Cheops with its height 143.5 m and the only one than still having the remaining of the outer casing of the fine limestone .The smallest pyramid of king Mykerinus with height of 66 m, but must have been extremely beautiful as it was once coated with pink granite.
Sphinx & Valley Temple Tour
mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, the tour includes visit to the valley temple facing the great sphinx with shopping tour at the Famous bazaars and papyrus institutes in Giza area and then lunch will be served at good quality restaurant around pyramids area.
Tour The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
It is now more than 160 years since the ancient Egyptian artifacts were first exhibited in Cairo, and almost 100 years since the opening to the public of the present Egyptian Museum on Tahrir square in the heart of Cairo, where the Egyptian revolution took place in Jan 25 against Mubarak and his regime. The Egyptian Museum contains some 150.000 artifacts created over a period of more than 5,000 years. It is consists of two floors, the ground floor is devoted to the great sculptural works, arranged chronologically, covering the history of Egypt from the Archaic and proto dynastic periods through to the late Saite period, Persian and Greco-Roman periods. The second floor displayed in collection and the most important is that of king Tutankhamun.
Khan El Khalili Shopping Tour
The last stop will be for a shopping opportunity at the famous bazaars of Khan El Khalili. Free time in Cairo for optional dinner cruise while sailing in the River Nile with belly dance show, then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for check in and overnight stay.

Day # 2 ) Cairo – Alexandria Tour – fly to Hurghada
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo by modern air-conditioned vehicle to drive to Alexandria for 3 hours. In arrival in Alexandria you will start your full day tour to the attractions of Alexandria with your private Egyptology expert tour guide to visit:

Catacombs Tour
Catacombs (Kom El shoqafa ) is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle Ages. The necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaohnic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences, A circular staircase, which was often used to transport deceased bodies down the middle of it, leads down into the tombs that were tunneled into the bedrock during the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century AD).
Pompey’s Pillar
Tour
Pompey’s Pillar”, a Roman triumphal column, is one of the best-known ancient monuments still standing in Alexandria today. It is located on Alexandria’s ancient acropolis—a modest hill located adjacent to the city’s Arab cemetery—and was originally part of a temple colonnade. Lunch meal will be served at a local restaurant in Alexandria.
Qaitbay Fortress Tour
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The most important defensive strongholds in Alexandria is Qaitbay Citadel, established in 1477 AD by Sultan Sayf ad-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 harbor. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria.

Alexandria Library Tour
Alexandria Library, the largest and most significant great library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC, The first known library of its kind to gather a serious collection of books from beyond its country’s borders, the Library at Alexandria was charged with collecting all the world’s knowledge.
Montazah Palace Tour:

Montazah Palace, was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea. it’s composed of many buildings of which Haramlec was the most important built by King Fouad I in 1932, as a summer palace. It is in a mixture of Turkish and Florentine styles. Drive back to Cairo airport to fly back to Hurghada with direct transfer to your hotel in Hurghada.



Includes

Meet and greet service by our representatives at your hotel in Hurghada
Assistance of our personal during your tours and excursions
Transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicles
Flight tickets from Hurghada - Cairo – Hurghada with Egypt Air
Hotel accommodation for 1 night in Cairo with breakfast meal
Entrance fees to the mentioned sights in Cairo & Alexandria
Egyptology expert tour guide in Cairo & Alexandria
Lunch meals at a local restaurants in Cairo & Alexandria
Mineral water and soft drinks on board
Service charges and taxes included
Shopping tour in Cairo & Alexandria



Excludes

Personal Expenses
Optional Tours



General Information


Tour Prices
Number of Persons Price per Person
2-3 $380
4-6 $369
7-10 $345
more than 10
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Hotel :  Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel





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