This short package tour will be a good choice for those who do not have time and want to explore the magnificent sites in Cairo, Alexandria to enjoy the marvel view of the Mediterranean Sea, and Fayoum to enjoy the nature of Egypt.
Giza Pyramids, The Valley Temple, The Great Sphinx, The Egyptian Museum, Saqqara, Memphis, Moez Street, Citadel of Saladin
The Catacomb Tomb, Alexandria library, Pompey
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 Pyramids which are 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 & Moez Street
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 which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has been calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
After that, you will move to visit the outstanding 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. Take a tour of Moez Street where you will enjoy the glory of Islamic art and architecture of Egypt.
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.
Day 04: Fayoum (Wadi El-Rayan & Tunis Village & Gabal El-Medawara)
You will start your day tour early by air-conditioned car from your hotel in Cairo to Fayoum, located 90 km from the capital city of Cairo.
For the adventurer, you will move to Wadi El-Rayan to enjoy the natural beauty in Fayoum oasis.
After that, visit Tunis Village to see the pottery school reviving the pottery industry in Fayoum and teaching residents there.
Then get your lunch and go to Gabal El-Medawara for hiking on the magic lake.
Then you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
English-speaking tour guide
All transfers by Private air-conditioned car
Accommodation for 3 nights in 5 stars hotel in Cairo
Entrance fees to all sites as mentioned in the itinerary
Lunch at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo & Alex & Fayoum
Visit the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton