Two cities, two days and many sights to visit. This tour offers you the best of Cairo and Alexandria, architectural masterpieces of Ancient Egypt and grand monuments of Roman and Greek era, desert sands and Mediterranean Sea waters, the Egyptian Museum and the Alexandria Library – all in one package.



Highlights Of This Itinerary:
The Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, the Citadel of Qaitbay, the Alexandria Library
 
Day 1 (Port Said - Cairo)
Get ready to leave your cruise ship at Port Said for the next two days. Our agent will meet and transfer you to Cairo in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Today you will explore the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza and then proceed to the city center, where the Egyptian Museum is located. Here you can see huge statues of pharaohs and sarcophagi, jewelry of precious metals and wooden models of daily life, golden and silver coins and tiny statuettes of divinities, mummies of animals and the New Kingdom rulers. After this cognitive tour you will definitely need a break and good meal, which will be served at one of the local restaurants. Afterwards you can have some rest in the hotel or take an optional dinner cruise on the Nile River. In the evening at your request we can take you to the Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids. (L)
 
Day 2 (Cairo - Alexandria)
In the morning, after having breakfast you will find a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle waiting for you outside the hotel. As soon as you arrive in Alexandria your guide will take you to see the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa; the sight is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Here you will find a few tombs consisting of sarcophagi, statues and archaeological objects of the pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Roman influences. You will then head to the 15-century Citadel of Qaitbay, built on the exact place of ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. The next stop will be at the modern Alexandria Library built between 1995 and 2002. It has six specialized libraries that house millions of books, as well as four museums, an Internet archive, planetarium, thirteen research centres and fifteen permanent exhibitions. Once you finish your excursion you will be taken to a local restaurant for lunch and then our agent will get you to your cruise ship, which by that time will be basing in Alexandria port. (B, L)

Includes
  • Trip from Port Said to Cairo and from Cairo to Alexandria;
  • One-night accommodation at 5* Hotel in Cairo;
  • All entrance fees for the above-mentioned sightseeing;
  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary by A/C vehicle;
  • Lunches during the tours at high quality local restaurants
  • One Small bottle of the mineral water per person
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
 
Excludes
  • Tipping kitty;
  • Any personal expenses such as drinks, laundry etc.;
  • Any optional sightseeing or unmentioned items.
Persons 2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
Prices  / Hotels      
Mena House $ 300 $ 235 $ 220
Le Meriden Pyramids $ 280 $ 210 $ 195