Itinerary of Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria, Prices, Booking
Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria features the main touristic sites in Cairo. In fact, our representative and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria. And then, we will drive for about 3 hours to Cairo. In Cairo, we will visit the Great Pyramid of Giza which built by manual labor. In fact, it is the largest of the three main Pyramids. Moreover, it is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World. Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also include a visit to the Pyramid of Chephren. The pyramid indeed is the best one which preserved. And then, we will visit the Pyramid of Menkaure. Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also includes a visit the Great Sphinx.
In fact, it a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop. The lion’s body stretches 45 m with its paws 15 m long. Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also includes a lunch. The lunch will be at a local restaurant. The Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also includes a visit to the world famous Egyptian Museum. In fact, the museum features 100,000 objects. The objects cover 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization. They of course include the treasures of Tutankhamen. The Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also includes a visit to Saladin citadel. In fact, it is one of Cairo’s most popular tourist attractions. The citadel located on a spur of limestone. In fact, it detached from its parent Moqattam Hills by quarrying. Moreover, the citadel is one of the world’s greatest monuments to medieval warfare.
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Furthermore, it is visible landmark on Cairo’s eastern skyline. The Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also includes a visit to Muhammad Ali mosque. In fact, the mosque also known as the Alabaster mosque. It is the largest structure which built during the first half of the 19th century. It indeed is more impressive at a distance than close up. The mosque has a great dome. The dome and towering minarets give the citadel a romantic and oriental quality. Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria also includes a visit to the Hanging Church. The church indeed is Cairo’s most famous Coptic church. In fact, it first built in the 3rd or 4th century AC. The church also known as El Muallaqa church and it is Virgin Mary’s church. In fact, the church named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress.
Babylon Fortress is Roman fortress in Old Cairo. Its nave suspended over a passage. Moreover, the church approached by 29 steps. And then, we will visit Ben Ezra Synagogue. The synagogue sometimes referred as the El-Genizah Synagogue. It also called the Synagogue of the Palestinians. In fact, Ben Ezra Synagogue situated in Old Cairo, Egypt. According to local tradition, it located on the site where baby Moses found. Nearby is the mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas, the first mosque which built in Egypt. The mosque built on the site of Amr Ibn Al Aas’s tent at Fustat. It is the oldest existing mosque, not just in Cairo, but the entire African Continent. The mosque located north of the Roman Fortress of Babylon.
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It actually on the edge of Fustat, the temporary city founded by Amr. In fact, the mosque was an Islamic learning center long before Al Azhar Mosque. Moreover, it could hold up to 5,000 students. Furthermore, the mosque built on an area of 1,500 square cubits, overlooking the Nile. The Over day tour to Cairo from Alexandria will also include a visit to Khan El Khalili Bazaars. In fact, the bazaars date back to the fourteenth century. Drive back to Alexandria to your hotel or your sea cruise
- Great Pyramids.
- Great Sphinx.
- Cairo Citadel.
- Egyptian Museum.
- Muhammad Ali mosque.
- Amr Ibn Al Aas mosque.
- Hanging church.
- Ben Ezra Synagogue.
- Khan El Kahlili bazaars.
- Trip duration: Approximately 11 hours.
- Tour type: by air conditioned coach and flight.
- Trip runs: 7 days a week.
- Starting from: hotel or Sea cruise in Alexandria.
- Ending in: hotel or Sea cruise in Alexandria.
- Pick up time: 7 AM.
- Pick up services from from the hotel in Cairo.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private English speaking guide. (Chinese, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish speaking guides are available).
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- A mineral water bottle during the tour in the coach.
- Lunch during the tour at a local restaurant.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.
- Sound and Light Show at Sphinx Plateau. The rate is 38 $ for the adult and child as well.
- Cruise dinner including belly dancer and folklore shows. The rate is 45 $ foe adult and 22 $ for child.