3 Days tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Marsa Alam

3 Day Tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Marsa Alam by flight. Enjoy Cairo highlights. On the first day, You will visit the Giza pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, on the next day you will make a day trip to Alexandria and you will explore the old Cairo

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3 Day Tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Marsa Alam by flight. Enjoy Cairo highlights. On the first day, You will visit the Giza pyramids and the Egyptian Museum , on the next day you will make a day trip to Alexandria and you will explore the old Cairo

Day 1- Marsa Alam- Cairo

You will be transferred from your hotel in Marsa Alam at 00:00  to Hurghada airport for a flight to Cairo where you enjoy a private 3 Days trip to Cairo and Alexanderia from Marsa Alam .
Upon arrival at Cairo airport you will be met by your private guide to visit :


Giza Pyramid Complex:
The complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the Valley Temple . The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.


The Great Pyramid:
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of the Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.


The Great Sphinx:
It is the largest statue in the world, standing at 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.


The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple was used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at the Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at Pyramids then move to visit:

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Tahir

It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.

If you wish to visit the mummies royal hall. You need to ask the tour guide to take the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and you pay for this. It will cost 200 Egyptian Pounds
Then transfer to 5* hotel  Steigenberger Pyramids overnight.

3 Days tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Marsa Alam
Day 2- Cairo- Alexanderia

Start your private tour to   Alexandria from   Cairo , starts at 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria , The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of   Cairo . Arrive at     Alexandria   around 10 am
Start your day Tour in   Alexandria  Visiting The Roman  Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa  

The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa  :

Archaeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of   Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years

Pompey Pillar:

Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honor Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in   Alexandria

The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay:
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in the 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King  Qeitbay


Lunch in   Alexandria  in Egyptian Restaurant

The new Library of   Alexandria  :

The Library of   Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip

Drive to Cairo -Overnight in Cairo

3 Days tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Marsa Alam
Day 3- old Cairo-Marsa Alam

Pick Up time from your hotel in   Cairo or Giza at 08:00 am with your Egyptologist tour guide, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of   Cairo , it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha

Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to   Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.

Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Old     Cairo

Then, visit Old   Cairo  to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in   Cairo

Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover the old   Cairo the center of   Cairo ’s trading activities since the 14th century. 

Meals: Breakfast in the hotel and Lunch during the trip

Fly to Hurghada from Cairo - then you will be transferred to Marsa Alam
 

3 Days tour to Cairo and Alexandria from Marsa Alam

Inclusions:

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide during the 2-day trips.
  • Flight ticket { Hurghada/Cairo-Cairo/Hurghada }.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • 2 nights in 5 stars resort
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  •  Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • Lunch meals during the tours.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo
  • All Service charges & taxes

Exclusions:

  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping
     

Please remember to bring:

  • Camera
  • Passports
  • Flight Tickets

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