5 day Egypt tour including Cairo and Alexandria itinerary, prices, booking
5 day Egypt tour is one of the most popular Egypt tour packages. In fact, the tour program includes 3 days tour in Cairo and over day tour to Alexandria. The tour includes the major attraction sites in Cairo and in Alexandria as well. In Cairo, you will visit the Great Pyramids, Sakkara, Memphis and the Egyptian Museum. Moreover, you will also visit the Citadel, Old Cairo and Khan El Khalili bazaars. In Alexandria, you will visit the Catacombs, Pompey’s Pillar and Alexandria Library. Moreover, you will also visit the Montazah Palace and gardens. Here under is the detailed itinerary.
5 day Egypt tour day 1: Cairo
5 day Egypt tour will start upon your arrival at Cairo airport. There will be a meeting and assist by our representative through the formalities and customs. And then, we will start a full day tour to visit Sakkara which located 28 Km southern to Giza. Over there, you will also visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser. In fact, the pyramid is the first one which built in Egypt. And then, we head to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt. Over there, you will see the huge statue of King Ramses II lying on the ground losing his arm. And then, we will take the lunch at one of the local restaurants. After taking the lunch, we continue to Giza to visit the Great Pyramid of Cheops which built by manual labor.
In fact, the pyramid is the largest of the three main Pyramids. Moreover, it is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World. The tour itinerary also includes a visit of Pyramid of Chephren. In fact, the pyramid is the the best which preserved of all the three pyramids. And then, we will also visit the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Furthermore, 5 day Egypt tour also includes a visit to the Great Sphinx of Giza. In fact, the Sphinx is a marvelous sight which carved out of a natural rocky outcrop. The lion’s body stretches 45 m, with its paws 15 m long. And then, there will be a transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Overnight will be also at the hotel.
Optional Tour: Sound & Light Show at Sphinx Plateau.
Day 2: Cairo
In the second day of the tour itinerary , the breakfast will be also at the hotel. And then, we will start a full day tour by visiting the world famous Egyptian Museum. In fact, the museum features 100,000 objects which cover 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization. The objects also include of course the treasures of Tutankhamen. And then, we will take the lunch will be also at a local restaurant in Cairo. After taking the lunch, we will visit the Citadel of Cairo which built between 1176 and 1182 AC. The Citadel fortress indeed provides a panoramic view of Cairo from the Moqattam hills. Moreover, the Citadel complex includes the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali.
In fact, the tour itinerary also includes a visit to Old Cairo. Over there, we will visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Moreover, we will also have a look at Ibn El Aas Mosque. In fact, the mosque is the first mosque which built in Egypt. And then, we will continue to Khan El Khalili Bazaars which date back to the fourteenth century. We will then be back to the hotel for the overnight.
In this day, there will be an optional tour of Gala dinner on a cruising restaurant down the Nile. In fact, the cruise sails for 02 hours including belly dancer show. Moreover, the program also includes folklore show and horse dancing show. In fact, the dinner based on open buffet dinner.
Day 3: Cairo – Alexandria – Cairo
In the third day of 5 day Egypt tour, the breakfast will be also at the hotel. And then, we will drive for about 3 hours to Alexandria city. In fact, the city known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. The tour will begin by visiting Catacombs. The Catacombs consist of three tires hewn out of the rock at a depth of 100 feet. And then, there will be a short visit to the Pompey’s Pillar. In fact, it is a huge granite pillar which dates back to 297 AC. Proceed to visit the Roman Amphitheater which built during Ptolemaic times. This era known as the Pan and Roman baths whereas villas and amphitheater built. Today you can see this theater with its marble seating for 700-800 person. Gladiatorial games were once held here later chariot races.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant. The tour itinerary will also include a visit to Al Mursi Abu Al Abbas mosque. In fact, it indeed is the most famous mosque in Alexandria. En route, we will pass by Qaitbay Fort. And then, we will visit Alexandria Library and Nabi Daniel mosque. On the afternoon, you will have an overlooking for the most exquisite beach. The beach is on the eastern tip of Alexandria. Moreover, it surrounded by and extremely large garden. Garden is unique in its harmonious combination of flowers with wood and trees. This is El Montaza Park, the summer iridescence of ex-royal family of the King Farouk. He was last king of Egypt. The Palace gardens cover an area of some 150 acres of flowers, trees and palms. Drive back to Cairo. Overnight will be at the hotel in Cairo.
Day 4: Cairo At leisure
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Today the time will be at leisure on your own. Overnight will be at the hotel in Cairo.
5 day Egypt tour day 5: Cairo – Your destination
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for the departure to your destination.
- 5 day Egypt tour includes the meeting and assist at Cairo airport.
- 4 nights accommodation at 4 stars hotel in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis.
- The tour itinerary includes all sightseeing as per as the above mentioned itinerary.
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach.
- 5 day Egypt tour includes all entrance fees of the above mentioned sites.
- 02 transfers from Cairo airport to the hotel and from the hotel to Cairo airport.
- The tour itinerary includes a private Egyptology guide speaks your language.
- Lunches during tours at local restaurant.
- 5 day Egypt tour includes the escorting by our representative.
- Entry visa at Cairo airport in case it required. Rate is 25 USD per person.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.
- 5 day Egypt tour is a private tour. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours.
- Vegetarian foods are available.
- We can amend the tour to match up with your requirements.