6 Days Egypt Vacation – Cairo Alexandria tour Package
6 Days Egypt Vacation – Cairo Alexandria tour Package
This 6-Day Tour though Egypt will allow you the unique opportunity to explore and
discover Most magnificent Cities in Egypt . You Will Explore Best of Cairo and Alexandria during your Egypt Vacation Package, Visit Cairo highlights ( Giza Pyramids , Egyptian Museum , Saqqara , Memphis and enjoy with walking tour through Cairo Roads .also you will explore Alexandria the second Capital of Egypt and visit Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa ,Pompay’s Pillar, Alexandria library and Qaitbey citadel .
Day 1: Arrival to Cairo
Your first day in Egypt will be mainly free day if you want to relax and take a rest from travelling disturbance. You will arrive to Cairo international airport your Egypt Day Tours representative will meet you in the airport with sign your name on it he will make the paperwork easier for you . Then you will be transferred by air-conditioned coach to your hotel in Cairo for your overnight and get ready for your 6 Days Egypt Vacation Package.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Pyramids & Egyptian museum
At 8 am after your breakfast, you’ll meet your private guide for a morning of exploration in Cairo. The first stop of the day will be at the Great Pyramids of Giza which is the oldest monument of the ancient wonders. It is also the only one still exist until 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 for 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 to the Valley Temple of the Pyramid of Chephren.
Afterwards, 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 in the 1st floor. The best statues you will see is the Gold Mask of Tutankhamun. The room also host 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
Day 3: Alexandria Tour
Enjoy a day far away from the hustle and bustle of Cairo exploring the magnificent Costal 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 side and the daily life one. Start you 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 shows how they used to bury the dead at the Greek-roman period. It will also show you how much the 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 at 2002. Later head to castle of Qaitbey; which was built on the lighthouse site. Alexandria famous lighthouse was one of the old seven wonders of 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 enjoyable walking tour from the unknown soldier Memorial blend with the locals get deep into the small alleys the original streets of the city. You will see the oldest tram in Alexandria. Afterwards 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 sea side. A stopover the famous bridge of Stanley, a modern land mark 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 4: Sakkara and Memphis Tour
Enjoy a day trip to Sakkara and Memphis with an expert guide to show you some hidden beauty of Egypt. The old Egyptian civilization spread in all parts of Egypt not only in the Pyramids area. You can visit different places in Egypt like Saqqara and Memphis area . It is the perfect choice if you are fascinated by pyramids and their mysteries.
Start your full day tour by visiting Zoser Step Pyramid in Sakkara. It is considered the oldest pyramid ever built for king Djoser with its 6 rectangular bases. It was built as a burial ground during the old kingdom as a evolution from the normal standard mastabas for nobles. The step pyramid in Saqqara has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNISCO.
The second stop will be at the ancient city of Memphis,which was an important administrative and military center. Memphis was regional center for commerce, trade, and religion. The ruins of the ancient Memphis today offer fragmented evidence of its Glory past. Your guide will tell you the Legendary history of Memphis as retold by the Greek historian Herodotus. He said Alexander the Great was crowned as a pharaoh in the Temple of creator god Ptah. The ruins of ancient Memphis have yielded the largest limestone statue of Rameses II Pharaoh. Afterward, On your way to the south , you will make the last stop to visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Finally, relax on the coach ride back to your hotel
Overnight in Cairo
Day 5: Cairo free day
It is time to follow your own ideas
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast, and getting a real flavor of Egypt’s history and the daily life for 6 days, it is time for your adventure in Egypt to come to an end. Our tour escort will be waiting for you at Hotel lobby and he will take you to Cairo Airport for Final Departure and he will assist you with immigration and customs.
Cairo Alexandria tour package includes:
- 5 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis.
- 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx.
- 1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Memphis & Sakkara.
- 1 Day tour in Alexandria.
- Meet and greet’ service by our representatives.
- All transport is private, top quality and air-conditioned in Cairo and Alexandria.
- Private multi lingual Egyptologist.
- All your tours are by an A/C vehicle.
- All mentioned sights with entrance fees.
- All taxes and services.
6 Days Egypt itinerary excludes:
- International Airfare.
- Egypt entry visa ( 35$ Per person )
- Any optional or extra not mentioned .
- Tipping ( optional )
Extras optional not included you can book:
- Enter inside The Third pyramid cost 10 $ per person.
- Enter inside The Great pyramid cost 20 $ 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).
- Sound & Light Show at Pyramids 45$ per person.
- Dinner in Nile Cruise with Belly Dancing Show 65$ per person.
- Visit to the reading area at Alexandria library 10$ per person (closed at Friday and public holidays).