Tour Highlights: Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Catacombs of Kom el shugai, Bibliotheca Alexandria ( Alexandria Library ) & Montaza Gardens and palace
Duration: Overnight ( 2days – 1 night )
Type: Private Tour or Sharing Tour – Upon Request
Pick up: Alexandria Port
Drop Off: Alexandria port
Day 1 : Giza pyramids and Egyptian Museum
Upon arrival you will find your tour waiting for you in the port with a sign of your name leads you to the your vehicle to travel to Cairo the capital of the state and start your tour visiting the Egyptian Archeological museum passing in Tahrir (liberty) square, that takes a great reputation all over the world after the Egyptian revolution 2011 .
The museum contains more than 100000 master piece , in 107 halls , also it includes the treasures of King Tut ( Tutankhamen the boy king ) are exhibited .
Next Proceeding to Giza plateau to admire by the only remaining wonder of the ancient world The Pyramids of Giza.
You will have unique chance for a panoramic photo for the three pyramids together from the western plateau at the pyramids area , after that you will continue nearer to the pyramids to have a free time between the 2 biggest pyramids Cheops and Chephern , even you can touch them with your hand
Continue down at the pyramids area till you will be in front of the Mighty sphinx and its valley temple, the sphinx lion body and man head considered the guardian of this mortuary complex.
A stop will be done at the Papyrus institute to see how ancient Egyptian used to make the paper from reeds of the Nile, also a free time you will have at the gift shop adjacent for souvenirs .
Next you will go to your hotel in Cairo for Check in Formalities and Short siesta
Optional: At night you can enjoy dinner in 5 stars Nile cruise at the mid of the Nile for an open buffet verities, enjoying the oriental show and the belly dancer Or you can watch the spectacular
Sound and light show at Pyramids ( Both can be done )
Day 2: Alexandria Day Tour
After finishing breakfast and check out formalities, your guide will be waiting for you at the reception to start your second day by traveling to Alexandria.
Alexandria has the largest port at Egypt and considered major summer resort at the Mediterranean area, First stop will be at Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, consists of three level funerary complex related to the 2nd Century A.D .
After, enjoy 2 stop photos, first in front of Qait Bay Fort , built on original site of pharaohs lighthouse , considered one of seven wonders of the world , second stop photo in front of Mosque of Abu El Abbas , considered one of Alexandria Islamic landmarks .
Next, proceeding to Alexandria big library known as bibliotheca Alexandria, considered one of the most unusual architectural masterpieces of the twenty first century . A library guide will take you through Alexandria Crown Jewel .
Last stop will be at Montazah Garden the royal palace of the last king of Egypt, King Farouk, after, enjoy a unique drive through Alexandria Beach front till you return to the ship.
– Pick up and drop off in front of the cruise exit door
— All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
– Private Egyptologist guide speaking your language
– Entrance fees for the all the included sites in itinerary
– Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour-
– Egypt Visa
– Tipping Kitty
– Any extras not mentioned
You will find many vendors at pyramids Area sell souvenirs, what they offer as Papyrus with cheap prices are nothing,, it is just painted Banana leaves .
Be aware from great bargains at great prices and always be near to your guide and consult and seek the advice of your guide if you are not sure from any thing.
At the museum there is 30 to 40 stairs leading from the ground floor to upper floor where Tut Ankh Amun collection shown , elevator inside the museum not always working .
Camera and video not Allowed inside the Egyptian Museum, but it can be used in the outer garden of the museum or at Pyramids Area.
The tour order may change but all mentioned sites will be covered