The itinerary of 5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria Egypt
Day 1 of 5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria: Cairo
5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria will start by the arrival at Cairo airport. Meet & assist by our representative through the formalities and customs. The day will be a full day tour to visit Sakkara, 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. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. And then, 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. 5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria also includes 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 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria also includes visit of the Great Sphinx of Giza. In fact, the Sphinx is a marvelous sight which carved out of a natural rocky outcrop. Furthermore, the lion’s body stretching 45 m, with its paws 15 m long. Overnight will be also at the hotel.
Optional Tour: Sound & Light Show at Sphinx Plateau.
5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria day 2: Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel before we start 5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria day 2. The day will be a full day tour to the world famous Egyptian Museum. In fact, the museum features 100,000 objects covering 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization. The objects also include of course the treasures of Tutankhamen. Lunch will be also at a local restaurant. And then, we will visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, built between 1176 and 1182 A.D. The Citadel fortress indeed provides a panoramic view of Cairo from the Moqattam hills. Furthermore, the Citadel complex includes the Alabaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali.
5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria also includes a visit to Old Cairo. Over there, we will visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. We will also have a look at Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque. In fact, the mosque is the first mosque built in Egypt. Continue to Khan El khalili Bazaars which date back to the fourteenth century. We will then be back to the hotel. Overnight will be also at the hotel.
Gala dinner on a cruising restaurant down the Nile. The cruise sails for 02 hours including belly dancer show. Moreover the program also includes folklore show, horse dancing show and based on open buffet dinner.
5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria day 3: Cairo – Alexandria – Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel before we start 5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria day 3. Drive for about 3 hours to Alexandria city, known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. The tour will begin by visiting Catacombs at Kom El Shoqafa. The Catacombs consist of three tires hewn out of the rock at a depth of 100 feet. Then, there will be a short visit to the Pompey’s Pillar. 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. 5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria 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.
5 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria 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 days Egypt tour Cairo Alexandria day 5: Cairo – Your destination
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for the departure to your destination.
- Meet & assist at Cairo airport.
- 4 nights accommodation at 4 stars hotel in Cairo on Bed & Breakfast basis.
- Sightseeing as per as the above mentioned itinerary.
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach.
- All entrance fees of the above mentioned sites.
- 02 transfers from Cairo airport to the hotel and from the hotel to Cairo airport.
- Private guide speaks your language.
- Lunches during tours at local restaurant.
- Fully escorted 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.
- All tours are private. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours.
- Our guides speak most of languages.
- Vegetarian foods are available.
- We can amend the tour to match up with your requirements.