Tour Highlights : – Pyramids of Giza with Sphinx, Gayer Anderson Museum, Ibn tolon Mosque & Khan El Khalily Bazaar
Duration : – 1 Day Trip
Type : – Private or sharing – Upon Request
Pick up : – Alexandria Port
Drop Off :- Alexandria Port or any other port in Egypt
After your arrival to Alexandria port , you will find your tour guide waiting for you with a sign of your name to take you to the air– conditioned vehicle ,heading Cairo the capital of the state to start your Egypt shore excursion by visiting Giza Pyramids and mighty sphinx, where the only remain wonder from the ancient world which is great pyramid of Giza located .
Your guide will take you to a spot in pyramids of Giza Area known as Panorama area in which you can take unique photos for the three Pyramids together .
After that your vehicle will stop you in front of the second pyramid known as Chephern Pyramid , at the moment , you will be very near to the pyramids of Giza , even can touch with your hand .You’ll have free time to explore this area on your own, last stop at area of pyramids will be in front of the mighty Sphinx, which is considered the guardian of this mortuary complex.
Now , we will proceed to next stop which is Mosque of Ibn Tolon ,which completed in year 878 by the one who founded the tolonaid dynasty , The famous prince Ahmed Ibn Tolon
Ahmed Ibn Tolon mosque considered from the largest mosques in Islamic Cairo era with its famous and amazing architecture design , with large collection of drawing and gypsum beautifiers . Also its minaret is characterized by the outside staircase from ground to top, which make it unique structure .
Continue to Gayer Anderson Museum , known also as Keratlayia house ,which is two houses built in 16th and 17th centuries , reflecting early Ottoman style of Architecture , which is restored and refurnished by Gayer Anderson which is officer in the British Army who made it his home in Egypt , also it includes his souvenirs and gifts that he offered during his life .
Your last stop will be at fantastic and amazing area known as Khan El Khalili open Area which is paradise for shoppers and the dream for many people who enjoy photographing. The Bargaining will be an art,specially when you’ll negotiate to buy gold , silver , bronze or copper .
Enjoy the smell of many spices, leather goods, Aroma of brewed coffee sifting through elaborately sculpted rustic door in coffee shops.
Enjoy music sound and plethora of show display of goods together with multitude of colored dresses crowds that will bring to you the scenes of Arabian nights atmosphere .
Before your way back to your cruise ship, a short stop will be done at the Papyrus institute, to have a small brief how the ancient Egyptians used to make the Papyrus paper
Also you’ll have free time to get gifts and souvenirs to your beloveds from the gift shop adjacent to papyrus institute .
Tour Includes: –
– Pick up and drop off in front of your cruise ship.
– All transfers by a private air– conditioned vehicle.
– Private Egyptology tour guide speaking your language.
– Entrance tickets for the all the included area in the program.
Tour Excludes :-
– Egypt Visa
– Tipping Kitty
– Any extras not mentioned
– Many vendors you will find in pyramids area trying to sale to you cheap staff as papyrus paper , which is nothing , just painted banana leaves .
– Be a knowledgeable from great bargains at great prices and always be near to your tour guide and consult and seek the advice of him if you aren’t sure from anything.
– Tour order may vary, but all mentioned to be covered.