Two days tour of Alexandria & Cairo from Alexandria Port to visit the highlights of Cairo and Alexandria in 2 days. For ships staying overnight in Egypt arriving Alexandria Port and Leaving the next day from Alexandria Port
Meet and greet service by our representatives at Alexandria pier
Assistance of our personal during your tours and excursions
Transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
Entrance fees to the mentioned sights in Alexandria Cairo & Giza
Academic Egyptologist guide in Alexandria & Cairo
Lunch meals at Local restaurants in Alexandria & Cairo
Accommodation for one night at 5 star deluxe hotel
1 Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo
Mineral water and soft drinks on board
Service charges and taxes included
– Personal expenses
– Optional trips
Day # 1) Alexandria Port – Alexandria Tour – Drive to Cairo
Alexandria..The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria, known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean sea”,Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria became the capital ofthe Graeco- roman era
its light house was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. and was The setting for the stormy relationship between queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Alexandria was also the center of learning in the ancient world.
In your trip…
We will pick you up from your ship after docking at Alexandria port by modern air-conditioned vehicle to start your full day tour to the attractions of Alexandria with your private Egyptology expert tour guide to visit:
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 objects down the middle of it, leads down into the colored 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.
Qaitbay citadel and the old light house area:
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:
Royal gardens and palaces of king Farouk the last king of the Egyptian history , in east of central Alexandria facing the sea enjoy the view of the green trees and the beach of the Mediterranean Sea. it’s composed of many buildings of which Haramlec and salamlic 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.
In the way you can see and take pictures in front of prettiest and biggest mosque in the city Abbo Elabbas Mosque Stanly bridge a modern landmark of the city and unknown soldier of Alexandria, then drive along the Cornish 30 km to see the whole city of Alexandria from sea side including the old harbor of Alexandria.
*Optional lunch in a restaurant
Transfer to Cairo and overnight in a 5 star hotel.
Day # 2) Cairo Tour to Alexandria Port
After breakfast at the hotel in Cairo your private English speaking Egyptology guide will take you in a guided tour 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
Note: Additional visit to the Solar Boat in front of Cheops Pyramid or to get inside one of the pyramids. It will need (extra ticket on spot)
with tour at the Famous papyrus institutes in Giza area and carpet school and then lunch will be served at good quality restaurant.
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. 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 old market Shopping Tour
The last stop will be for a shopping opportunity at the famous bazaars of Khan El Khalili. Around Husain mosque Free time for optional trips,
Lunch will be served at a local restaura
then you will be transferred to Alexandria Port and drop off in front of your ship at Alexandria Port.
departure time from Cairo depends on the departure time of your ship in Port Alexandria.
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