This short package tour will be a good choice for those who do not have time and want to find out the magnificent sites in Cairo and Alexandria to enjoy the marvel view of the Mediterranean Sea. With this short tour, you will visit Giza Pyramids, The Valley Temple, The Great Sphinx, The Egyptian Museum, Saqqara, Memphis, Moez Street, Citadel of Saladin, The Catacomb Tomb, Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria library, and Pompey’s Pillar.
Giza Pyramids, The Valley Temple, The Great Sphinx, The Egyptian Museum, Saqqara, Memphis, Khan el-Khalili, Citadel of Saladin
The Catacomb Tomb, Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria library
Day 01: Pyramids of Giza & Saqqara & Memphis
You will be met by our Egyptologist English-speaking guide at your hotel or at Cairo airport to accompany you by air-conditioned car to visit The Giza Pyramidswhic, the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will see the three famous pyramids of the Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the smaller pyramids of Queens and Princesses, and the Great Sphinx.
After that, you will go ahead to Saqqara to visit the Complex of king Djoser to see The Step Pyramid considered the first stonework ever done in History from the 3rd dynasty (2670 B.C), Pyramid of Teti to know the pyramids texts, and the nobles tombs where you will enjoy the daily life scenes of Ancient Egyptians.
Then, you will explore Memphis, founded around 3100 BC. It is the legendary city of Menes.
Day 02: The Egyptian Museum & Citadel of Saladdin & Souk of Khan el-Khalili.
You will be met by our private Egyptologist English-speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to visit The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum is the oldest museum in the world entirely dedicated to Egyptian culture, which is why there is a private guide who talks and explains the fundamental stages of its formation, from the birth of the collection to the present day.
After that, you will move to visit the outstanding Citadel of Saladdin,
Citadel of Saladdin
where you will be able to see the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the founder of modern Egypt, and his mosque built in the Turkish style and called the Alabaster Mosque.
Then you will go ahead to visit the significant places of Islamic Cairo.
Souk of Khan el-Khalili.
Khan el-Khalili is one of Cairo's main attractions. This is the souk of the old city, a large market as crowded as it is noisy, but with spicy and unique colors and scents.
We will cross its labyrinthine streets, real open-air museums. The best place in town to buy souvenirs and copies of Ancient Egyptian artifacts.
Back to your hotel in Cairo
Day 03: Alexandria (The Catacomb & Pompey’s Pillar & The library of Alexandria & Citadel of Qaitbay)
Our private Egyptologist will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo early to accompany you in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to start your private day tour to Alexandria. After 3 hours of driving, you will arrive at Alexandria.
You will start your day tour at the Catacomb which has three levels underground with beautiful reliefs depicting the mixture between the Greco-Roman and ancient Egyptian styles. After that, you will go to Pompey’s Pillar which has nothing to do with Pompey, and our guide will tell you why.
Then we stop for lunch including fish, chicken, or vegetarian options.
After lunch, move ahead to the new library of Alexandria and Citadel of Qaitbay.
Then go back to Cairo.
All transfers by Private air-conditioned car to\from Cairo Hotel
All transfers by Private air-conditioned car in Alexandria
English-speaking tour guide
All transfers by Private air-conditioned car
Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo Hotel(B.B)
Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the itinerary
Lunch at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo & Alexandria
Visit the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton)