Egypt is simply heaven. Cairo is the largest city in the arab world and also one of the most interesting and dynamic ones. With a history and heritage going back to one of the pivotal civilisations in the world, the Egyptian civilisation, Cairo is the hub of culture and politics not just for Egypt but for the region as a whole. Cairo is the capital of Egypt and built on the banks of the river Nile in an area which has witnessed the rise and fall of many civilisations through the centuries. This has resulted in the integration of ancient, medieval, and modern traits into all aspects of life here. This makes Cairo a unique place to experience. Perhaps the most famous of all the monuments and landmarks are the pyramids of Giza located within the city limits in Cairo. There are multiple museums within the city, with the museum of Cairo being the largest of them displaying artefacts belonging to the ancient Egyptian civilisation. There are also other attractions such as palaces, historical mosques, mausoleums, citadels and much more and Cairo is also known for its nightlife and various cafes.
Arrival in Alexandria International Airport. After going through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs, meet & assist at the airport. You will be driven to Cairo. Arrive to the hotel Breakfast then rest in Hotel. Your tour starts with your visit to Pyramids which Egypt boasts proudly.
Have breakfast and get energized for the full day tour of Cairo. Today you will discover more about Egypt.A short stop to Egyptian Museum will provide you knowledge about Egyptian history, culture and all. EGYPTIAN MUSEUM also known as the museum of the Egyptian antiquities, it is one of the greatest museums you will ever see, housing an unrivalled collection of antiquities reaching back 5000 years. After your visit to museum your tour resumes with visit to famous mosques in Cairo We will start with Ibn Tulun mosque which is the best preserved of the very early Islamic structures in Cairo dates back to (876-879) and one of the largest mosques in the world it built over an area of about 6 and half feddans with the extensions. Al-Azhar mosque the first Shiite mosque built by the fatimed in 970 A.D Today Al-Azhar has turned into a theological school and is the leading university for the study of religion. In the evening there is Nile cruise Dinner, which lasts for 2 hours, sailing on the Nile with Folkloric Shows and Belly Dancers. After the eventful day you will return to hotel. Overnight at hotel
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel, then you will be transferred to El-Sokhna. After check in your day will be free to enjoy the sandy beach.
Enjoy your breakfast at hotel, then you will be free to enjoy the beach. Later on you will be transferred to Cairo.
After today’s breakfast you will be transferred to Alexandria. It will take around 2. 5 hours to reach Alexandria. Your tour commences once you reach there. Highlights of the day: CITADEL OF FORT QAITBEY : This citadel is the further most edifices on the harbors arm. The fort is on the original site of the Pharos, Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse, built in 279 BC to a height of 12 meters and topped with the statue of Poseidon. Although Pharos was restored at various times it had finally crumbled by the time the original fort was built here, in the 1480’s. This magnificent structure houses Fort Qait Beys naval museum. MONTAZAH GARDEN: a private park where world leaders often meet, 150 acres of numerous trees, palms. Your tour ends today as you board your flight back home.