Day 1: Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you from the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C van to your hotel. Check-in and overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Breakfast. Start your full day visiting the Great pyramids - Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the sphinx. Then visit the Step pyramid in Sakkara (visit Sakkara and Memphis), see the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC). Then visit the cemetery for Memphis, used continuously for 3,000 years. See the earliest monumental stone tractor in Egypt, a stepped pyramid built for King Zoser (c. 2650 BC) plus carpet school, then we go to take lunch in one of the restaurant overlooking the pyramids, then continue our tour to visit the Papyrus institute to know how did the ancient Egyptian made the first paper in the history from the papyrus planet, and more crafts. Optional: Sound and Light laser show. Back to hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast. Start your full day visiting the Egyptian museum of antiquities. On display is a 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, then visit old Cairo to see the ancient churches then visit the renowned Saladin Citadel that was built by Saladin in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city. At the end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.
Note: Optional dinner cruise (around two hours) including transportation, dinner, Belly Dancer. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. OR free at leisure. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 4: Breakfast. Free day in Cairo. Optional: Start your full day tour to Alexandria, Transportation Cairo-Alexandria-Cairo (by air conditioned bus) includes a visit Followed by a visit to the Roman Theater (a theater with marble seats up to 800 spectators, Galleries, Section of mosaic flooring and a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas and baths). Followed by lunch. 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,Then visit The Montazah Garden and Alexandria Library. The tour includes lunch. Back to Cairo by air conditioned bus. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo
Day 5: Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
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