Tour Highlights: – Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara complex with its famous step pyramid, Memphis, Saladin Citadel in Cairo and Egyptian Archeological Museum .
Duration : – Overnight ( 2days – 1 night)
Type : – sharing or private Tour Upon Request
Pick up : – Port of Alexandria
Drop Off : – Port of Alexandria or any other Port in Egypt
Category :- Egypt shore excursions – Cairo overnight from Alexandria Port
Day 1 : – Egypt Museum and Cairo Saladin Citadel
After your arrival to Alexandria port you will find your tour guide waiting in front of the exit with a sign of your name leads you to the air conditioned vehicle heading Cairo, to start your Egypt Shore excursions first stop will be by Alabaster Mosque related to the leader Mohamed Aly who founded modern mid Egypt era that’s built inside the Citadel of Saladin, you will have panoramic view to Cairo from their at upper point of the citadel .
After , we will proceed to Egypt Museum one of the biggest worldwide museums .
The Egyptian museum contains collection more than 100000 master piece, in 107 halls, also it includes a hall to the treasures of King Tut( Tutankhamen the boy king) .
Next you’ll go to your hotel in Cairo for Check in Formalities and free time afternoon.
Optional at night: – At night you can enjoy 5 stars Nile cruise dinner at Mid of the Nile for an open buffet verities, enjoying the oriental show with belly dancer OR
You can watch the spectacular Sound and light show at Pyramids area ( Both can be done)
Day 2:- Memphis , Sakkara and Pyramids of Giza
After finishing breakfast and check out formalities, your tour guide will be their for you at the hotel to start the second day with Egypt Shore Excursions, by driving southern of Cairo till you arrive to Egypt first capital which is Memphis, where you’ll see the remains of temple of Ptah the Pharao s king , The huge fallen colossi of king Ramses on his back , the alabaster sphinx of king Amenophis the 2nd.
Continue for a short drive from Memphis till you get to Sakkara, which is the oldest ancient cemetery, the first stone building constructed in the world is their which is known as King Zoser step pyramid, constructed by the genius old Egyptian Architecture engineer known as Imnhotop , built from 5000 years and still standing till today, after that you continue to other tombs known as ( Mastabas ), constructed in Sakkara area , near Zoser step pyramid as Mereruca, Ptah – Hotep ir Ti tomp in which you will hava a chance to visit from inside and to watch the amazing colors of tombs which still till now.
Last stop will be at Pyramids of Giza area to see the only remaining wonder of the ancient world Plateau of Giza Pyramids with mighty sphinx .
Our guide will take you to one of secret spots in Giza Pyramids area in which you can take panoramic photo with the three pyramids together, after that you will stop in another spot very near to the pyramids to have a free time , which is a spot between the 2 biggest pyramids , Cheops and Chephern, you will have a chance to touch the pyramids of Giza with your hand.
Now, another spot, down of Giza pyramids which is the famous mighty sphinx with its valley temple , you will be in front of them and will walk inside the temple, the sphinx has lion body and man head considered the guardian of this mortuary complex.
Before taking your way back to your cruise ship, a stop will be done at the Papyrus institute to see how ancient Egyptian used to make the paper from the collected reeds from Nile, also a free time you will have at the gift shop behind the papyrus institute.
Tour Includes: –
– Pick up and drop off in front of your cruise ship exit door.
– Private air condition vehicle for your transfer.
– Private Egyptology tour guide speaking your language.
– Entrance tickets for the all the included spots in the program.
Tour Excludes : –
– Egypt Visa
– Tipping Kitty
– Any extras not mentioned
Notes : –
Many vendors you will find in pyramids area try to sale to you cheap staff as Papyrus paper , which is nothing , just painted banana leaves .
Be acknowledge from great bargains at great prices and always be near to your tour guide and consult and seek the advice of him if you are not sure from anything.
Tour order may vary, but all mentioned in the program to be covered .