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4 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary

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Tour Details

Duration

4 Days / 3 Nights

Tour Location

Cairo / Giza / Alexandria

Tour Availability

Everyday

Pickup & Drop Off

Cairo Airport

Tour Type

Private

Breathtaking 4 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary

There is nothing more magical than spending 3 nights/4 days Cairo and Alexandria itinerary in two of the most famous destinations in the world the cities of Cairo and Alexandria accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide to visit all the enchanting attractions of both cities like the great Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum, Alexandria Library, Qaitbay Citadel and many more. Book now!!

Tour Highlights

Cairo Attractions

  • Giza Pyramids Complex.
  • The Egyptian Museum.
  • The Great Sphinx.
  • The Valley Temple.

Alexandria Attractions

  • Qaitbay Citadel.
  • Alexandria Library.
  • Pompey’s Pillar.
  • The Catacombs.

Tour Inclusions

  • Meet and assist at Cairo airport.

  • 3 Nights accommodation in Cairo at 5* hotel.

  • Private expert Egyptologist guide during all tours.

  • All your transfers by a private A/C car.

  • Meet and assist services upon arrival and departure.

  • Entrance fees to all the sights in the itinerary.

  • 2 lunch meals during your tours.

  • Dinner cruise in the Nile river.

  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.

  • Tipping.

  • Egypt entry visa.

  • Entry inside the Pyramids and the Solar Boat.

  • Entry inside the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum.

Tour Itinerary

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Day One : Arrival to Egypt

Day One:Arrival to Egypt

At the moment you arrive at Cairo airport, our "Egypt Tours Portal" representative will help you in completing all of your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry.

From the airport, you will be transferred by a private air-conditioned car to your 5* hotel for checking-in and at the evening, you will begin your 4 days Cairo and Alexandria itinerary by a dinner cruise on the soulful Nile as you will get to relax and enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the unforgettable tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition then at the end you will transfer back to your hotel for the overnight.

Day Two : Visit the Pyramids - The Egyptian Museum

Day Two:Visit the Pyramids - The Egyptian Museum

In the early morning time, you will have your breakfast, and then join your private tour guide to the greatest monuments in Human history to discover ancient Egyptian civilization in one of the Seven Wonders of the World:

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids Complex is one of the oldest monuments in the world as it dates to more than 4000 years and consists of three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the sole protector of the entire country the great sphinx and there is also the valley temple which was used to preserve the heritage and legacy of the kings and queens for countless generations. The complex considers one of the top Egypt tourist attractions.

The Great Pyramid

It is the last intact structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World which makes it one of the oldest and largest constructions in the entire current world. The Great Pyramid is surrounded by mysteries and fringe theories due to its complex interior compared to its magnitude. It dates to 2580 BC which makes it older than 4500 years old to be the first of its kind that launched the golden age of construction in Ancient Egypt. It was built in 20 years using 2,300,000 pieces of limestone each weighing 2.5 tons and workforce 100,000 free skilled workers. It stands at the height of 147 m (481 ft) which made it the tallest building in the world for 3800 years until the construction of the Lincoln Cathedral in England in 1311.

The Great Sphinx

A.K.A. Abu Al-Hawl which means “The Father of Terror” in Arabic, it's the oldest statue in history, it has the shape of a mythical creature called the Sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a man probably King Khafre as a symbol of power and wisdom. It served as a source for inspiration to countless travelers, poets, and travelers even till today as a lot of mysteries and unanswered questions still surround the sphinx. It has a height of 73 m (240 ft) and 19 m (66 ft) and was carved out of single limestone rock.

The Valley Temple

It is the home of the Mummification process that started in the old kingdom (2686 – 2134 BC). It is one of the best-preserved structures of the ancient Egyptian civilization, made entirely from limestone, granite, and holds amazing diorite statues of Chephren.

Move to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo and continue your trip by a visit to:

The Egyptian Museum

It is located in the heart of Cairo and contains the greatest number of rare beautiful ancient Egyptian artifacts and monuments dating to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods from ancient Egyptian to Greek to Coptic to Islamic. There are over than 150,000 rare genuine made from extravagant materials like gold or jewelry to ordinary ones like wood or stone that comes in the form of statues, jewelry, funerary objects like the treasures of King Tutankhamun, the Narmer palette, Papyrus, and countless others.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you to the hotel for overnight.

Day Three : Tour to Alexandria

Day Three:Tour to Alexandria

After breakfast, you will head to the city of Alexandria the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea where allure and wonder shine in the most magical fashion to visit Alexandria tourist attractions starting by:

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

It is one of the unique monuments in Egypt, the Necropolis dated to 2nd century AD where it was able to combine the artistic elements of the Hellenistic and Roman to the ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in the ultimate captivating and charming manner. It holds a number of great artifacts and decorations between its three-level stories which made it gain the title of one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages.

Back above ground, continue your trip by visiting:

Pompey's Pillar

The largest monoliths' column ever built outside of Rome, it stands at 28 m tall and 2.7 m wide of pure red granite and on its western upper side is Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian. It was named Pompey's Pillar because in the Middle Ages the Crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey are located in a pot at the very top of the pillar.

Qaitbay Citadel

The ultimate example of the beauty and might of the Mediterranean Sea. It was constructed in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa'it bay on top the legendary lighthouse of Alexandria the third longest surviving wonder in the ancient world until it's destruction by earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD using the stones salvaged from the lighthouse. Qaitbay Citadel is quite famous as some believe it holds the immortal shining spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse and contains phenomenal designs for the Islamic era.

Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant, then you will finish your journey by a visit:

Alexandria Library

One of the biggest and most advanced libraries in the world, it acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria Library. It is quite famous as the world's sixth-largest Francophone library in the world. It is a trilingual library as it contains books in Arabic, English, and French and holds the largest depository of French books in the North Africa and the Middle East plus a collection of some of the rarest books on the plant.

At the end of the day, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo for overnight.

Day Four : End Your 4 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary

Day Four:End Your 4 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary

Breakfast at the hotel then our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport final departure formalities to end your 4 days Cairo and Alexandria itinerary.

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  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.

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What to Pack For This Tour

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Valid Passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Egypt.

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