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Light Discovery Of Egypt, 6 Days

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Light Discovery Of Egypt, 6 Days

Egypt (Cairo, Giza Plateau, Memphis, Sakkarra, Alexandria)

This 6 day tour gives a taste of Egypt's intriguing history and culture. Visit one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World - the Pyramids of Giza, and walk through the Valley of Kings in Luxor. This trip also includes tours of Cairo's sites.

Day 1: Cairo, Egypt

Arrive Cairo; meet assist and transfer to Hotel.

Overnight at Safir Hotel or Similar

Day 2: Cairo

Visit The Egyptian Museum of antiquities where a vast treasure of numerous objects made of gold, bronze, alabaster, silver from Egypt’s most glamorous times are exhibited; including the new mummy room and the objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Continue to Old Cairo; the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. You will see the ruins of the fortress towers of the church of St. Mary, more commonly known as the Hanging Church. In the evening, visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, an Oriental Bazaar that goes back to the 10th century.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Safir Hotel or Similar

Day 3: Giza Plateau – Memphis – Sakkarra

Tour of The Pyramids of Giza, including the famous Sphinx and the museum, where the remains of the Solar Boat of Cheops are displayed. In the afternoon drive to Sakkara, the ancient “Necropolis” of the Old Kingdom’s Capital. Visit other pyramids and tombs, including “The Step Pyramid”, the oldest known Pyramid. Have dinner on the Citadel Cruise along The Nile and see the Great Pyramids Sound and Light Show.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Safir Hotel or Similar

Day 4:  Cairo – Alexandria

After breakfast, drive to Alexandria. On arrival begin the tour of this ancient City known as “The Pearl of the Mediterranean”.  Alexandria was built by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. The highlights of your tour will include: The Greco-Roman Museum, which shows the history and Archeology during the Roman Era. Fort of Qaitbey, built in the 1480’s by Sultan Qaitbey houses the Light house of Pharos which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient World. The Pillar of Pompey which is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria. The Ancient Catacombs of Kom El-Shuqafa which dates back to the first century AD.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Hilton Alexandria Corniche or Similar

Day 5: Cairo – Alexandria – Cairo

After breakfast, continue your tour of Alexandria including the Library, the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa, as well as the castle where Rosetta stone was found by an officer of the French forces during Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign in Egypt. The Rosetta stone presented a key to ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics writing. Head to Rosetta National Museum which is considered one of the landmarks of this eternal town before returning to Cairo for dinner and overnight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Safir Hotel or Similar

Day 6 Cairo

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Meeting and assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in the listed properties
  • Transportation in private vehicle
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Admission to listed sites
  • Meals indicated

TOUR PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Flights
  • Cost of visa
  • Meals not listed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity to driver and guide
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