Exploring Cairo and Alexandria – “The Pearl of the Mediterranean” with the Experts
|TOUR DEPARTURE DATES||Sundays & Thursdays|
|DEPARTURE OPTIONS:||By Air: Tel Aviv – Cairo – Tel Aviv Flight – Supplement of $485 Per Person
By Ground Transfer: Taba Border – Cairo – Taba – Supplement of $190 Per Person
Tour start From Cairo airport
|DURATION OF TOUR||4 Nights / 5 days|
|GENERAL INFORMATION||Tour Code: M-104
Tour Basis: Bed & Breakfast
Prices Start from: $520 Per Person
Cairo & the Pyramids with Alexandria Tour (5 Days) Program
Departure from the Taba border for your Cairo & The Pyramids with Alexandria Tour.
You will be greeted and assisted through passport control and customs by our courteous and knowledgeable representatives (at both the Israeli and Egyptian border stations). Immediately after customs clearance, you will depart for Cairo in fully air-conditioned vehicles. You will be captivated by the majestic desert landscape as you make your way towards Egypt’s capital city. You will stop along the way at the Oriental Rest-house for refreshments and complete the final leg of this portion of the journey. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
You will spend the day sightseeing and enjoying your Cairo & The Pyramids with Alexandria Tour.
You will visit Memphis, the site believed to be the ancient capital of Egypt which reached its apogee under the kings of the Old Kingdom. You will then proceed to Sakkara, site of the famous step pyramid. The next stop will be the Great Pyramids of Giza, and then on to the Valley Temple of King Khephren and the Sphinx – a lion couchant with King’s head. After this you will visit a renowned papyrus Factory. You will return to the hotel for a free evening – overnight at the hotel in Cairo.
After enjoying a sumptuous buffet breakfast at the hotel, you will spend the entire day touring and sightseeing. You will begin with a visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities with over 100,000 exhibits – boasting the most comprehensive collection of Pharaonic art in the world, then on to the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Cairo’s signature tourist attraction. After this, you will travel to old Cairo – visiting the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Virgin Church “El Moallakah”, Saint Serge Church, then proceed via the City of the Dead, and then on to the oldest bazaar in the Middle East. Established in the XVII century, the “Khan El Khalili” bazaar is an unforgettable attraction. You will return to the hotel – evening is free – overnight at the hotel in Cairo.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel, and afterwards departure for a guided tour of Alexandria, “the Pearl of the Mediterranean” – located 210 KM North West of Cairo. This majestic port city was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE. You will visit Pompey’s Pillar – this column with its Corinthian capital (some 88 feet high including pedestal), was dedicated to the Emperor Diocletian in gratitude for relief from famine in 297 CE.
Afterwards you will tour the Hadrianic Catacombs dating from the 1st and 2nd century CE, and then on to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Montazah Palace / Gardens – from here, in 1952, the country’s last Monarch, King Farouk, went into exile, and today it is a Museum. You will return to Cairo after this extended day tour– overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
Buffet breakfast at the hotel on the last day of your Cairo & The Pyramids with Alexandria Tour.
08:00 AM Bus departure from Cairo to Israel – stop on the way at the Oriental Rest-house for refreshments – proceed to Taba – arrival at the Taba Border – You will be greeted and assisted through passport control and the customs authorities by our local representatives at the Taba border (at both the Egyptian and Israeli border stations).
Note: if you choose to travel by air from Tel Aviv for the Cairo & The Pyramids with Alexandria Tour, you will be greeted and assisted by our representatives through passport control customs at Cairo Airport – transfer to the hotel.
Terms & Conditions
|PRICE INCLUDES|| All transfers as per itinerary
Tour in A/C vehicles with English speaking driver
Government licensed, English speaking guides.
Hotel accommodation in B/B basis according the category chosen.
Registration fee of $25 per person
|PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE|| Visa Cost & border taxes (In case of Ground transfer from Taba)
Entrance fees to Site visited (About $25 – For student 50% off)
Personal medical and travel insurance.
Tips for drivers and guides.
Other Transfer that not Mentioned on the tour program
Anything that unmentioned in the “Price include”
**Tour Depart with Minimum of 2 Passengers
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