DAY TOUR TO ALEXANDRIA FROM CAIRO Egypt

Alexandria one day Tour -The Roman Theater. The Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, Alexandria Library & Also from outside you will Visit Qaytbay Citadel & El Mursi Abu Elabas.


 

DAY TOUR TO ALEXANDRIA FROM CAIRO

Itinerary

Starts at 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza By guide and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria where it` is 220 k/m away from Cairo.

Alexandria is a Mediterranean port city in Egypt. During the Hellenistic period, it was home to a lighthouse ranking among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as well as a storied library. Today the library is reincarnated in the disc-shaped, ultramodern Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The city also has Greco-Roman landmarks, old-world cafes and sandy beaches.

Arrive Alexandria around 10 am and start your day Tour there Visiting The Roman Theater (A theater with marble seats up to 800 spectators, Galleries, Section of mosaic flooring & a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas& baths).

Then a visit to The Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (Tombs on three levels, also contains the Tri-cilium where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast the dead, a center with relieves of bearded serpents, Inside are 2nd Century AD statues of Sobek &Anubis wearing Roman Armor).

Then visit Alexandria Library & Also from outside you will Visit Qaytbay Citadel & El Mursi Abu Elabas where you can have a free walk on the Cornish.

Lunch is included in between visits at Local Restaurant Based on Full Meal for each Person but Beverages are not included

Tour Finishes with drop off at your hotel in Cairo you will be back to Cairo around 19:00 pm.

Note: Alexandria Library is Closed on Friday so you will be able to take Photos from outside

Price per person $75

 

Cairo, Alexandria, Nile Cruise, and Bahariya Oasis


Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVAL TO CAIRO AIRPORT

Arrival to Cairo airport, Upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Jakada tours Egypt, then you will be transferred by A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 2 GIZA PYRAMIDS AND EGYPTIAN MUSEUM

Breakfast. Start your tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.

Including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry. Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions & Sphinx.

(Optional) Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.

Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 3 CAIRO NILE CRUISE

Breakfast. Transfer to the domestic airport. Departure by the plane to Luxor. Arrival and transfer to visit The Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor.

Excursion to the Luxor Temple to see its courtyard and the granite statues of Ramses the Great. Proceed to Karnak. Transfer to the Nile Cruise. Boarding before Lunch. Lunch on board. Overnight in Luxor.

DAY 4 LUXOR NILE CRUISE

Breakfast.

(Optional) Hot Balloon: Should you want to make your stay in Luxor an unforgettable. Drifting peacefully over the Valley of King, Valley of the Queens and the Mountain on the Nobles.
The flight is approximately 30:45 minutes depend on the weather

Visit The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Overnight in Cruise.

DAY 5 EDFU AND KOM OMBO TEMPLE

Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo.

Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea. Overnight in Kom Ombo.

DAY 6 ASWAN NILE CRUISE

Breakfast on board. Sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries & the Temple of Philae Lunch on board. Overnight in Aswan.

DAY 7 ASWAN CAIRO

Breakfast on board. Disembarkation.

(Optional not included) Departure to visit the Temple of Abu Simbel, The colossal Temple of Abu Simbel built by Ramses II (XIXth. Dynasty) and lately saved from inundation of the Nile waters in among the glories of ancient Egyptian monuments.

The temples were built out of a sandstone rock cliff, and representation of the deities to which each was dedicated is carved on its huge façade. Nearby, also saved, lies the small Temple of the King’s wife Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Back to Aswan.

Transfer to Aswan airport and departure by plane to Cairo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 8 ALEXANDRIA

Breakfast. Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria.
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court and free museums.

Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.

Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey.

Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great.

You can then stop for lunch (Optional) before visiting the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater.

Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great. Travel in comfort back to your hotel.

Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you at the cost price – no profit to us.

Check in & overnight in Alexandria.

DAY 9 CAIRO SIGHTSEEING

Breakfast. Transfer to Cairo by an A/C car. Arrival and transfer to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills in 1183 AD to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders.

After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years.

Then proceed to Visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, Church of Abu Serga. Move to the hotel & overnight in Cairo.

DAY 10 BAHARIYA OASIS

Departure from Cairo at 6:00 am and transfer you to Bahariya Oasis about 350 km east Cairo this journey takes about 4 hours, lunch will be served at local restaurant at Bahariya oasis, visit the Valley of the Golden Mummies, that is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Tomb of Bannantiu in the Bahariya Oasis.

Then you will enjoy climbing the Black Mountains and the English House, the sand dunes and the Salt Lake. Then back to for the overnight in Baharia
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 WHITE DESERT BAHARIYA OASIS

Wake up then continue driving to the White Desert as you will enjoy with Panoramic View for the Black desert, during driving to the white desert , then drive to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, and the rocky formations in the Valley of Agabat before arriving the White Desert National park then driving back to Cairo & overnight.
Meals: Breakfast,

DAY 12 CAIRO FINAL DEPARTURE

Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Single $1600

2-4 persons $1300

Best Places To Visit In Cairo


DAY 1 ARRIVAL TO CAIRO AIRPORT

Upon arrival our assistance will meet and assist you to finish all formalities then you will be transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel you will stay at 5 stars hotel and you can choose any category of hotels and be ready for your Best Cairo tour packages.

DAY 2 GIZA PYRAMIDS, MEMPHIS AND SAQQARA

After enjoying your breakfast you will be taken to the great pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx you will visit the three Pyramids of Giza of Cheops (khufu) Chefren (Kafren) and Mycerinus (makrainose)

get inside one of the pyramids and take lovely photos at the pyramids panorama then move to Sphinx statue. after that move to Saqqara Necropolis visit the amazing Imhotep museum and new discovered Mummies , alabaster Jars and thousands of unique artifacts after that you will be taken to the step Pyramids of King Zoser the oldest Pyramid in Egypt 4800 years ago the step Pyramid after that you will visit one of the tombs of High officials at Saqqara (Kajimin tomb) it has colors and daily life scenes of ancient Egypt. After that you will move to a local restaurant to have your lunch at Local restaurant enjoy tasty Egyptian food. End your day by visiting Memphis village the oldest capital of ancient Egypt, visit the largest statue of King Ramses the second and the Alabaster Sphinx . Finally, you’ll head back to Cairo for another night at your hotel.

DAY 3 CAIRO SIGHTSEEING

Breakfast at the hotel is followed by another full day tour, but this time you will spent the forenoon at the Egyptian Museum: gaze at the wonders of King Tutankhamen, including his golden death mask, lose yourself in the many rooms and galleries, where thousands of artifacts are awaiting your visit After your visit to the Egyptian museum you will have lunch on the Nile. After lunch, at a local restaurant, you will be taken to the Citadel of Saladin, the fortress built between 1176 and 1183 AD, to protect Cairo from the Crusaders and rebuilt by Muhammad Ali Pasha, whose mosque is a “must see”. From here you will be taken on a tour of Cairo famous Churches. including: The Hanging Church and the Church of St. George the Martyr, 2 churches built into the walls of the Fort of Babylon and its remains could be Cairo’s oldest structures; and the Church of Abu Serga (St. Sergius), where, it is said, the Holy Family took shelter in a cave, with the church being erected her to commemorate this. This whole area is a world famous destination for Pilgrims. Before being driven back to your hotel you will have the opportunity to visit the old market of Cairo (Khan El-Khalili) to test your haggling skills.

DAY 4 FINAL DEPARTURE

Good things must come to End after your breakfast at your hotel you will check out and you will be escorted by Jakada Egypt tours representative to the airport ,, he will help you for your formalities with promise for seeing you again .

Single $375

2-4 persons $325