3 Days Alexandria and Cairo package holiday – Cairo Alexandria short break
3 Days Cairo Alexandria short break package holiday
This 3 Day Trip Cairo Alexandria short break, through Egypt will allow you a unique opportunity to explore and discover main Egypt Cities.
Cairo and Alexandria’s landmarks Like; Giza Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Egypt Museums in Cairo also will visit; Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, and castle of Qaitbey in Alexandria.
Day 1: Arrive in Cairo
Arrive at Cairo airport; your Egypt Day Tours representative will meet you in the airport with a sign displaying your name on it. He/ She will make the paperwork easier for you then you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel in Cairo / or you will start your first day trip for 3- Days Alexandria and Cairo holiday package. It depends on your flight arrival.
You will start your day trip by visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza which is the oldest monument of the ancient wonders. It is also the only one that still exists today. Pay attention to your guide as he tells you about how the pyramids had been constructed with very old and primitive techniques.
Pyramids were mainly built to house the remains of the deceased Pharaohs. Next, head to a panoramic view of all three pyramids of Giza to capture amazing photos that will last forever. The following will be a visit to the Great Sphinx in Cairo, the guardian of the royal tombs. Have a peek at the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren.
Afterward, a drive through the busy streets of Cairo to the final stop of the day; the Egyptian Museum. The Egyptian Museum of Cairo contains 120,000 artifacts. It houses the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. An extensive collection of papyrus, Greek, Roman, and Islamic coins used in the Ancient world are located on the 1st floor.
The best statue you will see is the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also hosts the famous collection of the young king as well as a lot of sarcophagi from different dynasties. These sarcophagi give us a brief about how rich the owners were. Do not forget to have a loot at the Grave Mask of king Amenemope, Mummy mask of Psusennes I, Figurine of Khufu, Narmer Palette, and Merneptah Stele.
Before you head back to your hotel, enjoy a city tour along the magnificent river Nile; later you will reach your hotel where your tour will end.
Overnight in Cairo Hotel
There are various activities you can do in the evening like (optional )
- Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area. (45 $ per person)
- Dinner cruise or Cairo night tour Just ask your guide for any information you wish to know about any point of interest.
- Due to your arrival timing, you may not be able to do all the visits in that case will do it on the last day but it also depends on your departure flight timing.
Day 2: Alexandria
After breakfast at the hotel, Enjoy a day far away from the hustle and bustle of Cairo exploring the magnificent Coastal City of Alexandria. From your Cairo hotel; meet your guide and ride your private air-conditioned vehicle in the early morning and relax during the scenic 3-hour drive to Alexandria. This itinerary covers both sides of Alexandria: the archaeological site and the daily life one.
Start your day with a visit to Pompay’s Pillar, the biggest memorial column in Egypt. Standing in the ancient city of Alexandria. This structure is 100 feet high approximately. This will be followed by a visit to Kom El-Shoqafa Catacomb. 3 underground floors show how they used to bury the dead in the Greek-roman period. It will also show you how much Egyptian art reflects on them from many scenes decorated the tomb.
Next, visit the library of Alexandria from outside. It is the biggest library in the world now with its 8 million books. The library of Alexandria was opened in 2002. Later head to the castle of Qaitbey; which was built on the lighthouse site. Alexandria’s famous lighthouse was one of the old seven wonders of the ancient world.
Later on, you will go to the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city Abo El Abbas Mosque. Further, your guide will lead you to enjoy a walking tour from the unknown soldier Memorial blend with the locals gets deep into the small alleys the original streets of the city.
You will see the oldest tram in Alexandria. Afterward, reach El Ramel station, enjoy a delicious lunch and tasting local food in a well-selected restaurant, Then hop back to the vehicle drive along the Cornish 30 km to see the whole city of Alexandria from the seaside.
A stopover, the famous bridge of Stanley, a modern landmark of modern Alexandria. Finally, head to the El Montazah to visit the Royal gardens of king Farouk to watch the royal Palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, a visit to royal beaches of the queens then return to the vehicle and relax during the journey back to your hotel in Cairo where the tour concludes.
Overnight in Cairo
Day 3: Final departure
Breakfast at your hotel Egypt Day Tour escort will transfer you to Cairo international airport and assist you at the airport through final departure Procedures and go back home with memories to cherish.
Cairo Alexandria Short break Inclusions:
- Transport by Private air-conditioned coach.
- 2 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast.
- Private Egyptologist guide (language you selected ).
- All tours and their entrance fees stated are included in the price.
- All service charges and taxes.
Egypt short break Exclusions:
- Visa Entry for Egypt. ( 35$ Per person ).
- Any Optional tours and extras not mentioned.
- Gratuities (optional ).
- Optional Activity costs.
- Personal activities.
Extras optional not included you can book:
- Enter inside The Third pyramid costs 7 $ per person.
- Enter inside The Great pyramid costs 30 $ per person.
- Solar boat by the pyramids cost 10$.
- Felucca ride in the Nile 15 $ per person.
- Lunch at a Traditional Egyptian Restaurant 10 $ per Person (Drinks Not included).