EGYPT

Feel the adventure of Egypt with Road Trip,Desert safari and visit Pyramid of Giza

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN CAIRO, EGYPT

    Meal: Dinner Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this exciting city. Later, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers at a welcome dinner this evening.
  • Day 2: CAIRO

    Meal: Breakfast This morning, drive to the Giza Plateau to visit the three pyramids Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, as well as the Valley Temple with the Sphinx. In the afternoon, visit the National Egyptian Museum and listen to the historic commentary given by your Tour Director as you walk around the exhibit halls. Also admire the treasure of the "Boy King," Tutankhamun. Tonight, join the optional evening Nile dinner cruise, which includes belly dancing and a folklore show.
  • Day 3: CAIRO-ALEXANDRIA

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Discover the oldest part of the city, known as Coptic Cairo, originally a Roman fortress town called "Babylon." Today, some of the Roman walls can still be seen. Next, visit the Citadel of Saladin with its beautiful mosque. Leave Cairo and drive north through the Nile Delta area. Lunch is included en route. More vistas of the Egyptian countryside come alive before reaching Alexandria for three overnights.
  • Day 4: ALEXANDRIA

    Meal: Breakfast Alexandria, the "Pearl of the Mediterranean," is the very essence of everything Egyptian-cosmopolitan, cultured, elegant, architecturally contrasting, effervescently alive, and above all, conscious of its beauty and magnetism. On the included city sightseeing, see the catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, and the new Alexandria library. Stop by the Fort of Qait, and enjoy a stroll around the gardens of the Montaza royal palace. Afternoon and evening are at leisure.
  • Day 5: ALEXANDRIA EXCURSION TO EL ALAMEIN

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Drive along the Mediterranean coastal road for a stop in El Alamein, made famous by the decisive victory of the Allies during WWII. Visit the military museum and cemetery and enjoy the included lunch before heading back to Alexandria.
  • Day 6: ALEXANDRIA-WADI EL NATRUN-CAIRO

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner Experience completely different scenery today as you travel back to Cairo on the desert road. Stop in Wadi el Natrun, situated in a valley dotted with oases. Visit one of the Coptic monasteries of this area and learn about the Coptic faith. Arrive in Cairo in time for some last-minute shopping at the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar.
  • Day 7: CAIRO

    Meal: Breakfast Start the day with the included visit to the ancient Memphis Open-Air Museum. Then, see Sakkara's "stairway to the sky," the oldest of all pyramids. Later, time at leisure.
  • Day 8: CAIRO

    Meal: Breakfast Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning

Overview

A mesmerizing country of ancient civilization, Egypt’s culture and mysterious past fascinate generation after generation. Your trip begins in Cairo, the most populated metro area in Africa. See the Sphinx, Valley Temple, and the great Giza Pyramids, standing since approximately 2560 BC. Enjoy the National Archaeological Museum, and Coptic Cairo, originally a Roman fortress town called “Babylon,” and the Saladin Citadel. Follow the Nile Delta to Alexandria on the Mediterranean Sea. Following the Mediterranean coastal road, stop in El Alamein, where two decisive battles were fought during WWII, then carry on to Marsa Matruh, a large waterfront town with beautiful white beaches. En route back to Cairo, visit one of the ancient Coptic monasteries and do some last-minute souvenir shopping at Khan-el-Khalili bazaar.

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