Spend a memorable 2 days touring Cairo with an Egyptologist as your guide. Starting out from the Alexandria port, you’ll travel to Giza to see the Great Sphinx and Pyramids, and the Step Pyramid in Saqqara. Marvel at the treasures of the Egyptian Museum!
What to Expect
See the major sights of Egyptian antiquity in the Cairo area on a 2-day shore excursion from the Alexandria port. Stay overnight in a 5-star hotel, enjoy lunch on both days of the tour, and learn about the sites from your Egyptologist guide.
Day 1: Pyramids
After being met at the Alexandria port you’ll travel by air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo. Visit the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus in Giza, followed by a visit to the Great Sphinx. You’ll also see the Valley Temple, which is associated with the Pyramid of Chephren.
You’ll continue on to the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the world's oldest major stone structure, built in the 3rd Dynasty, around 2,630 B.C. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before proceeding to Cairo’s Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Egyptian Museum & Salah el-Din Citadel
After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll visit the Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of over 5,000 years of art, including the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian artifacts in the world.
Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, objectsw which were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was excavated in the 1920s.
After enjoying lunch at local restaurant, you’ll proceed to the Salah el-Din Citadel. This alabaster mosque was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who travelled from Istanbul to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt from 1805-1849.
Return to the Alexandria or Port Said port.
- Accommodation at a 5-star hotel (including breakfast)
- Egyptologist guide
- 2 Full day tours in Cairo
- Entrance fees
- All transfers
- Pick-up and drop off at the port
- 2 lunches during the tours
- All service charges and taxes