Overview

This 4 days 3 nights Cairo & Alexandria tour takes you to Cairo the capital of Egypt where you will visit the great pyramids and the Egyptian museum & a close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. 

In Alexandria you will visit the biggest library in the world - now with 8 million books, Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey, Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) ,visit the church of St. Mark - the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.

3 Nights 4 Days 19 Sep, 19 Sep, 19 Sep, and more Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and departure.
  • Accommodation in Cairo 3 nights hotel on bed & breakfast basis.
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo & Alexandria.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Expert tour guide.
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All service charges & taxes.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa to Egypt. (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request, or arrange for it in Some countries.)
  • Any optional tours.
  • Drinks during meals.
Highlights
  • Visit Cairo
  • Visit Alexandria.
  • The great pyramids.
  • The Egyptian museum
  • A close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. 
  • Visit the biggest library in the world - now with 8 million books
  • Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey, 
  • Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt)
  • visit the church of St. Mark - the oldest church in Africa.
  •  see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.
  • Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley - the modern landmark of modern Alexandria.
  •   visit the old downtown of Alexandria.
  •  walk through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great.
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Cairo

Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with a sign with your name. After meet & Greet   you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Visit the Great Pyramids and Egyptian Museum

After Breakfast, Start your day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.

Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewellery, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.

Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. At the end of the day we will transfer you to the hotel.

(Optional) Evening trip to enjoy you dinner on board a Nile cruise for 2 hours including watching Egyptian folk shows.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 3: Alexandria Tour

After Breakfast, Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, Travel to Alexandria. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world - now with 8 million books. Visit it's open court and free museums.

Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.

Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey.

Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great.

You can then stop for lunch (Optional) before visiting the church of St. Mark - the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.

Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley - the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great. Travel in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo.

Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary - just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you at the cost price - no profit to us.

Overnight in Cairo.

 

Day 4: A trip to remember

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Pickup point
Directions.
The Egyptian Museum, Ismailia, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate, Egypt View on Map
Amenities & Facilities

Kindly note that the hotel rating in Egypt is not the same as in USA or Europe, so Luxury or Ultimate Luxury hotel options are always recommended as minimum in Egypt.

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo: Le Méridien Pyramids - Steigenberger - Ramses Hilton.

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara.

 

Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Accommodation plan Luxury: Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo or Mena House Royal Azur Or Hilton Cornich Hotel

 

Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Marriott Mena House – The Nile Ritz-Carlton- Four Seasons - Fairmont Nile Premium.

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises - Sonesta Cruises - Le Fayan - Ms Farah -MS Amarco suites.