Day one: Arrival
Arrival to Cairo airport, Your Egypt Tour Guide Tours representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage . From Cairo airport you will be transferred by a private A/C vehicle to your hotel for checking in.
Evening time, enjoy Dinner Cruise:
Sit back and relax while you enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band, featuring the unforgettable tannora show, in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition, then you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Day Two: Pyramids Tour
After breakfast, join your private Egypt tour guide to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World and discover:
Giza Pyramid Complex:
Tour the Giza Plateau, site of the ancient pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus . six little pyramids, the great sphinx the ancient world’s largest monumental sculpture, carved from a single ridge of limestone and the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramid of Chephren The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
Lunch will be served in one of the best local restaurants in town .Then we will move to visit :
Sakkara Step Pyramid:
The step pyramid of king Djoser was the first monumental building in stone in the history of mankind , Originally the tomb was intended to be a huge mastaba in stone , but it then underwent several extensions , Only later was the building changed into structure in four steps , these were extended again until the pyramidal form was finally reached in sixth stage, at a height of nearly 200 feet ( 60 M ) .
Then move to visit Memphis City:
The village of Mitrahina, some 12.5 miles (20 Km) south of cairo . Founded as a royal citadel in the Early Dynastic period , Memphis rose to become the undisputed center of the country under the Old Kingdom, it lay on the dividing line between Upper and Lower Egypt , was the formal capital of the first nome of Lower Egypt , and was also known as "the balance of the two lands"
Finally, we drive you back to your hotel.
Day Three: Cairo Tour.
After Breakfast at your hotel join your Egypt tour guide to discover Cairo highlights and visit :
The Egyptian Museum:
The national Egyptian museum the home to the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art ,including treasures from Tutankhamun and artifacts dating back to 4000 BC. Over 150,000 genuine artifacts are presented .lies in busy Midan al-Tahrir .
Lunch will be served in one of the best local restaurants in town .
Salah din Citadel:
the citadel of Cairo was built under the Ayyubid dynasty between 1176 and 1207 , and later extended to become the residence of the Mamluk and the ottoman pashas , The construction work has started in 1176 and was completed in 1182.
The Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali:
The great mosque in the citadel was commissioned by Mohamed Ali , the khedive who reigned in 1805/1848 , his tremendous mosque was located on the site of the old sultans palace ,the building consist of two slender minarets ( 269 FT / 80 M ) .
Khan El Khalily:
driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili,one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.
At the end of the day we will transfer you to the hotel for overnight.
Day Four: Alexandria Tour
Enjoy a private tour to Alexandria joining your own private Egyptologist tour guide to visit :
One of the slopes of a hill not far from the ruins of the Sarapeion lies the entrance to the catacombs of Kom esh-Shugafa , which is the largest and the most important burialsite of the Roman times in Egypt .it is decorated in the mixed Egyptian-Roman style and was discovered in 1900 .
The desolate state of this hill of ruins with the huge column of Pompey gives little indication that the famous Sarapeion once stood here . Under the Ptolemies it was the main temple of Alexandria, but it was destroyed so utterly by the Emperor Theodosius in 391 A.D . the column bears a Corinthian capital , it was worked in red granite and rises to a height of just under 87 feet (27 M) .
Fort Qait Bey:
On the northern tip of the former island of Pharos , on the spot where the famous lighthouse once stood , stands the mighty fortress of Sultan Qait Bey After two powerful earthquakes in 1303 and 1326 had finally brought down the lighthouse that dated from antiquity, the remains were used to build this fortress (around 1480) . In so strategic a position it could control entry East Harbor, protecting it from any attack.
Lunch will be served at a sea food restaurant, then you will finish your tour by a visit to the famous
A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. The library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books.
Finally, return back to Cairo for overnight
Day Five: Final Departure
Breakfast at the hotel, checking/out . At the end of your Egypt holidays travel package we will transfer you to Cairo airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.