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Cairo and Alexandria Discovery

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Product Code : AGORA811

Dive deep into Egypt's captivating past and vibrant present with our Cairo and Alexandria Discovery tour. Begin in Cairo, where the majestic Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and Egyptian Museum unveil tales of ancient pharaohs and civilizations. Traverse to the coastal charm of Alexandria, exploring the historic Qaitbay Citadel, mysterious Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and the modern marvel of Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Wander through the timeless streets of Old and Islamic Cairo, admiring architectural gems like the Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, and the bustling Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Concluding in Coptic Cairo, the tour offers a spiritual finale with visits to the Hanging Church and Coptic Museum. Experience Egypt's diverse tapestry of history, culture, and scenic beauty in this enriching expedition.

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport, you'll be warmly welcomed by your knowledgeable guide who will facilitate your smooth transfer to your selected hotel in Cairo. After settling into your room and perhaps enjoying a refreshing welcome drink, take some time to relax and acclimate to your new surroundings. Consider strolling around the vicinity of your hotel to get a feel for the local atmosphere and cuisine.


Day 2: Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum

Start your morning with an awe-inspiring visit to the Giza Plateau. Here, you'll encounter the grandeur of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the intricate Pyramid of Khafre, and the smaller yet equally fascinating Pyramid of Menkaure. Pose for photographs beside the Sphinx, an iconic symbol of ancient Egypt, and hear tales of its mythical origins. Following this, delve into the heart of Cairo's history at the Egyptian Museum. With over 120,000 artifacts, marvel at the treasures of Tutankhamun, learn about ancient burial rituals through mummies, and admire exquisite jewelry, statues, and hieroglyphics.


Day 3: Alexandria Full-Day Tour

Your day begins with a scenic drive to Alexandria, a city known for its captivating blend of ancient and modern influences. Your first stop is the imposing Qaitbay Citadel, built on the ruins of the legendary Pharos Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Next, descend into the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a fascinating underground maze of tombs blending Roman and Egyptian architectural styles. After a leisurely lunch by the sea, stroll along the Corniche, enjoying the Mediterranean breeze. Your day concludes at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern architectural marvel paying homage to the ancient Library of Alexandria, where you'll gain insights into its role in fostering cultural exchange and knowledge.


Day 4: Old Cairo & Islamic Marvels

Today's journey takes you through the time-honored districts of Old Cairo and Islamic Cairo. Begin at the majestic Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Muhammad Ali) located within the Citadel of Saladin. Here, you'll not only admire its Ottoman design but also gain panoramic vistas of Cairo's sprawling landscape. A short walk brings you to the Sultan Hassan Mosque, a prime example of Mamluk architecture, adorned with intricate Islamic art and calligraphy. Adjacent to it lies the Sultan Hassan Madrasa, an ancient center of learning showcasing fine architectural details. Concluding your day, lose yourself in the sensory tapestry of Khan El Khalili Bazaar. As you navigate its bustling alleys, be prepared to haggle for souvenirs, spices, textiles, and local crafts, making for a memorable shopping experience.


Day 5: Coptic Cairo & Departure

Your final day in Cairo begins with a spiritual exploration of Coptic Cairo, the heart of Egypt's Christian heritage. Admire the elegant design of the Hanging Church, suspended over ancient Roman ramparts, and delve deeper into Coptic art and history at the Coptic Museum, home to a rich collection of religious artifacts, manuscripts, and textiles. Following this, enjoy some leisure time to explore Cairo at your own pace. Whether it's shopping for souvenirs, sampling local street food, or simply soaking in the city's vibrant ambiance, make the most of your last moments in this enchanting city. In the afternoon, your guide will escort you to Cairo International Airport, ensuring a seamless transition for your departure, marking the end of your captivating Cairo and Alexandria expedition.


- Accommodation: Enjoy comfortable and centrally located hotels in Cairo and Alexandria.

- Transportation: All transfers between airports, hotels, and attractions are included, ensuring a hassle-free journey.

- Guided Tours: Explore the top attractions of Cairo and Alexandria with knowledgeable local guides who will provide insights into Egypt's rich history and culture.

- Entrance Fees: Entrance fees to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and other included attractions are covered.

- Meals: Daily breakfast is included, allowing you to start your day energized and ready for exploration.

- International Flights: The tour package does not include international flights to and from Egypt.

- Visa Fees: Travelers are responsible for obtaining their Egypt tourist visa.

- Additional Meals: Lunches, dinners, and snacks are not included, giving you the freedom to choose from a wide range of local dining options.

- Optional Activities: Any optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary are not included.

- Personal Expenses: Expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, and tips for guides and drivers are at your discretion.