Cairo and Alexandria City Break
Duration: 03 Days / 02 Nights
Tour Type: Private
Run: Every Day
Pick up & drop off: From Cairo International Airport
Guiding method: Live Guide
Guide Language: English, French & German
Cairo and Alexandria City Break 3 days / 02 nights of great experiences in and around Cairo & Alexandria allowing you to among others see the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Egyptian Museum. You will also experience Alexandria to see Montazah Palace, Bombay’s Pillar & Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa on a private tour.
Cairo: Great Pyramids & Sphinx – Egyptian Museum – Khan El Khalili Bazaars
Alexandria: Montazah Summer Palace – Bombay’s Pillar – Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa
You will have 02 nights’ accommodation included in this tour, at
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.
Day 2: (B+L) Transfer to Alexandria - Tour to Montazah Summer Palace, Bombay's Pillar & Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa
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 is taken en-route at a popular seafood district (at your own expense).
Following lunch you will visit the fort and 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.
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 end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 3: (B+L) Day Tour to Pyramids, Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaars - Transfer to Cairo Airport
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 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.
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 return to Cairo international Airport and assist you at the airport through final departure.
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 Cairo to visit Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili Bazaars
All entrance fees for sightseeing mention in program
All service charges and taxes
Private Licensed Egyptologist guide
02 nights accommodation in hotel in Cairo based on BB basis
Two Lunch in local restaurant during tour
A Bottle of water for every day
Domestic Trains & flights
Visitor’s VISA *obtain upon arrival at airport
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
Camel or Horse ride at pyramids cost USD 05.- per person
Any item or service not mentioned
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
The rate exclude Christmas, New Year & Easter Period
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