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Cairo & Alexandria Tour Package

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Cairo & Alexandria Tour Package
Duration: 05 Days / 04 Nights
Tour Type: Private
Run: Every Day
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French or German

Cairo & Alexandria Tour Package 05 days / 04 nights of great experiences in and around Cairo allowing you to among others see the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Sakkara, Egyptian Museum, Citadel & Khan El Khalili Bazaars. You will also experience Alexandria to see Montanan Palace, Bombay’s Pillar & Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa on a private tour.

Highlights
Cairo: Great Pyramids & Sphinx – Sakkara – Egyptian Museum – Citadel of Saladin – Khan El Khalili Bazaars
Alexandria: Montazah Palace – Bombay’s Pillar – Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa – Visit from outside Citadel of Qaitbay – Alexandria Library

You will have 04 nights accommodation included in this tour, at
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels

Cairo and Alexandria Tour Package 05 Days & 04 Nights

Day 1: Arrival Cairo Airport & Transfer to your Hotel in Cairo

Upon arrival in Cairo our Min Travel representative who will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car or mini-bus to your hotel to check in and overnight.

Following breakfast at the hotel your guide for the day will pick you up and transfer you to Giza, legendary as the majestic Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerionos to view these spectacular man-made monuments. Afterwards a tour of the great Sphinx; guarding the Royal Burial Chambers and temple of Cheops.

From Giza we go to Sakkara to explore the famous Step Pyramid – built for the 3rd Dynasty Pharaoh Djoser by architect Imhotep! At the end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Optional: Sound & light Show at the Pyramids of Giza.

Your guide for the day will pick you up and transfer you, cutting across 220 Kilometers of the Western desert from Cairo is the city of Alexandria, the bride of the Mediterranean Sea. The trip takes about 3 hours.
Upon arrival your tour leader will take you to visit the Montazah Summer Palace, walk around and enjoy the Montazah gardens. Originally built in 1892, it was the summer home of the Egyptian Royal family. Lunch in local restaurant during tour.
Following lunch you will visit from outside Citadel of Qaitbay, which was built around 1480 by the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. It is believed to rest on the site and to be built from the stones of the Pharos lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Library of Alexandria from outside
Next is a visit to the Bombay’s Pillar which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The Pillar itself is a 9 meters / 29 feet in circumference and it is said that 22 people could lunch on the capital, or flat top of the Pillar.
The day ends with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa. These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century A.D.) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion. These tombs represent the last existing major construction for the sake of the old Egyptian religion.
At the ends of the day return to Cairo.

Following breakfast at the hotel your guide for the day will pick you up and transfer you to the Egyptian museum of antiquities, which was established in 1902 near the city center in Cairo. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art — the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920’s when his tomb was excavated.

Next on the itinerary is the renown Citadel that was built by Saladin in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey.

In the afternoon we will visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaars that dates back to 1382. Shops in this district are legendary for fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and more! Everything for sale in these shops is negotiable, be prepared to bargain for goods sold in this exciting maze of shops! At the end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Optional: Nile River Dinner Cruise.

Following breakfast at the hotel our Min Travel representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure.

Tour Include
Arrival/departure assistance & transfers at Cairo International Airport
All transfers mention in program By private Air Condition Vehicle
01 full day tour in Alexandria to visit, Montazah Palace, Bombay’s Pillar & Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa
01 full day tour in Giza to visit Pyramids, Sphinx and Sakkara
01 full day tour in Cairo to visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin & Khan El Khalili Bazaars
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
04 nights accommodation in hotel in Cairo based on BB basis
03 Lunch in local restaurant during tour
A Bottle of water for every day

Tour Exclude
International flights
Domestic Trains & flights
Visitor’s VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport for USD 25.- per person
Entrance to the inside of the Great Pyramid USD 17.- per person
The Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo USD 10.- per person
Solar Boat – near the Pyramids USD 05.- per person
Enter Alexandria Library USD 05.- per person
Entrance to the Citadel of Qaitbay USD 03.- per person
Camel or Horse ride at pyramids cost USD 05.- per person
Personal expense
Any item or service not mentioned
Tipping

Rates are per Person.
All A/M rates are in US Dollars.
The Summer offer valid from 01.05.2017 till 30.09.2017
The Winter offer valid from 01.10.2017 till 30.04.2018
Rate exclude Easter period, New Year & Christmas
All A/M rates are per Person in double and single supplement

Child 0 – 1.99 is free of charge
Child 02 – 5.99 cost 20% from adult rate
Child 06 – 11.99 cost 40% from adult rate
Child up 12 y pays full charge as adult person