This short package tour will be a good choice for those who do not have time and want to find out the magnificent sites in Cairo and Alexandria to enjoy the marvel view of the Mediterranean Sea.
You will be met by our Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel or at Cairo airport to accompany you by air-conditioned car to visit The Giza Pyramids that are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.). You will visit the three famous pyramids of Giza Plateau (Cheops, Chefren, and Mecyrinos), the smaller pyramids of Queens and Princesses, and the Great Sphinx.
After that, you will go ahead to Saqqara to visit the Complex of the king Djoser to see The Step Pyramid considered the first stonework is ever done in History from the 3rd dynasty (2670 B.C), Pyramid of Teti to know the pyramids texts, and the nobles tombs where you will enjoy the daily life scenes of Ancient Egyptians.
Then, you will move to explore Memphis which was founded around 3100 BC. It is the legendary city of Menes.
You will be met by our private Egyptologist English speaking guide at your hotel to accompany you by a private A/C car to visit The Egyptian Museum which exhibits thousands of objects ranging from the prehistoric era to the Greco–Roman period. It has actually calculated that if you spend one minute at each exhibit, it will take nine months to see the whole collection!
After that, you will move to visit the outstanding Citadel of Saladdin, where you will be able to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the founder of modern Egypt, and his mosque built on the Turkish style and called the Alabaster Mosque.
Then you will go ahead to visit the major places of Islamic Cairo. Take a tour in Moez Street where you will enjoy the glory of Islamic art and architecture of Egypt.
Our private Egyptologist will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 7:00 AM to accompany you in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to start your private day tour to Alexandria. After 3 hours of driving, you will arrive at Alexandria.
You will start your day tour at the Catacomb which has three levels underground with beautiful reliefs depict the mixture that happened between the Greco-Roman and the ancient Egyptian styles. After that, you will go ahead to Pompey’s Pillar which has nothing to do with Pompey, and our guide will tell you the reason.
Then we stop for lunch including fish, chicken, or vegetarian options.
After lunch, move ahead to the new library of Alexandria and Citadel of Qaitbay.
Then go back to Cairo.