Highlights of Egypt: Cairo, Giza, and Alexandria

Idioma Inglés
Costo 300 USD por la excursión
Número de participantes Cualquier número de personas
Duración 3 días

Highlights of Egypt: Cairo, Giza, and Alexandria (300$/ Person)


Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00 AM

Day 1: Uncover the wonders of Giza, including the Pyramids, Sphinx, and Saqqara, and delve into the treasures of the Egyptian Museum.

Day 1: Journey into Ancient Egypt

Prepare to step back in time as you embark on a captivating journey through the heart of ancient Egypt, immersing yourself in the mysteries and wonders of this storied land.

Your adventure begins at Saqqara, where the Step Pyramid, a marvel of ancient engineering, stands proudly as the world's oldest pyramid. Explore the vast complex surrounding it, taking in the intricate hieroglyphics and carvings that tell tales of kings and their grandeur. Venture deeper into history as you visit the Unas Pyramid, where you'll discover the fascinating Pyramid Texts, some of the oldest religious writings known to humanity. Then, prepare for an enigmatic experience at the Serapium, an underground tomb complex shrouded in mystery, once home to the sacred Apis bulls.

Next, your journey takes you to the world-renowned Giza Plateau, home to the iconic Pyramids of Giza. Standing in the shadows of these colossal monuments, you'll be struck by their sheer size and the awe-inspiring mysteries they hold. Marvel at the Great Pyramid, the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Explore the Pyramid of Khafre and the Pyramid of Menkaure, each with its own unique history and charm. Adjacent to these monumental structures, the Valley Temple, a place of ancient rituals and mummification, awaits your exploration.

Your day culminates with an encounter with the Sphinx, a symbol of Egypt's ancient civilization. This enigmatic statue, with the body of a lion and the face of a kings, is a timeless emblem of mystery and intrigue.

As the day draws to a close, immerse yourself in Egypt's rich history and culture at the Egyptian Museum. Home to an extensive collection of artifacts, mummies, and treasures, the museum offers a glimpse into the lives of the kings and the mystique of ancient Egypt. Stroll through its hallowed halls, where the past comes alive through relics and historical gems.

This day's journey will leave you in awe of Egypt's majestic past and its enduring allure, a perfect start to your exploration of this land of wonders.

09:00 AM

Day 2: Immerse yourself in Old Cairo's historical sites, visit the Citadel with the stunning Muhammad Ali Mosque, and explore the vibrant Khan El-Khalili Market.

Relegious Complex - Old Cairo

Begin your day in the heart of the Coptic Christian quarter, where the narrow alleys and historic churches transport you through time. One of the first stops is the renowned Hanging Church, a testament to the enduring spirit of Christianity in Egypt. Admire the intricate woodwork and ancient icons within, each carrying centuries of spiritual significance. This sacred sanctuary has stood for centuries, witnessing the passage of time and preserving the traditions of Coptic Christianity.

As your journey through Old Cairo continues, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Crypt of the Holy Family. This crypt, nestled deep within the heart of the city, is believed to be a refuge for the Holy Family during their time in Egypt, making it a place of profound importance for Christians around the world.

Your spiritual pilgrimage in Old Cairo also includes visits to the Sergius and Bacchus Church, a testament to Egypt's early Christian history, and St. George Church, another gem adorned with history and art.

Old Cairo's spiritual diversity is further showcased as you visit the Amr Bin Al'As Mosque. A true architectural gem, this mosque stands as a symbol of Cairo's rich tapestry of faith, where Islamic traditions have thrived for centuries alongside their Christian counterparts.

Our tour then ascends to the imposing Citadel of Salah El-Din, an iconic fortress that has guarded Cairo for centuries. From its lofty vantage point, take in panoramic views of the sprawling city below. Explore the awe-inspiring Mosque of Muhammad Ali, an architectural masterpiece often referred to as the "Alabaster Mosque," and discover the history of the Mamluks and Ottomans that shaped this magnificent citadel.

To complete our journey, we'll dive into the sensory wonderland of Khan el-Khalili, Cairo's most famous market. Lose yourself in a labyrinth of narrow alleys brimming with stalls selling everything from vibrant textiles and intricate jewelry to aromatic spices and exotic souvenirs. Bargain with local vendors, savor traditional Egyptian street food, and soak in the lively atmosphere where centuries of trade and culture converge.

This tour promises an enriching and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the heart and soul of Cairo. Discover the harmony of faith, the strength of history, and the allure of commerce in this bustling metropolis, where ancient traditions coexist with modern life.

07:30 AM

Day 3: Alexandria - A Day Trip to Ancient Coastal Wonders

On your third day, prepare to venture beyond the bustling streets of Cairo as you embark on an exciting day trip to the coastal city of Alexandria. This journey promises to unveil an array of historic landmarks that reveal the grandeur of Egypt's ancient past and its enduring charm.

As the sun rises over Cairo, you'll set out on a picturesque drive to Alexandria, passing through the fertile Nile Delta, a lush landscape that forms a striking contrast to the desert scenery you've explored in the days prior.

Your first stop is the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, a labyrinthine underground necropolis that fuses Egyptian, Greek, and Roman architectural influences. Descend into this subterranean marvel, where you'll encounter intricate carvings, statues, and frescoes that tell the story of this remarkable fusion of cultures.

Next, visit Pompey's Pillar, a towering monolith that stands as a testament to ancient engineering. This colossal column, carved from a single piece of red Aswan granite, was erected in honor of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, not the historical figure Pompey.

Lastly, your journey brings you to the Citadel of Qaitbay, situated near the Mediterranean shoreline. This architectural gem was constructed in the 15th century on the site of the ancient Pharos Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

As the day nears its end, you'll retrace your steps to Cairo, reflecting on the wealth of history, culture, and coastal beauty you've experienced. This day trip to Alexandria is a captivating blend of ancient marvels and modern-day wonder, adding yet another layer to your Egyptian odyssey.

Ending Point

At your hotel


What‘s included:

- Private tour.

- Private English speaking tour guide.

- Transfer by air-conditioned private car.

- A professional driver.

- Pick-up from hotel and return.

- One bottle of mineral water for each participant.


- The Hanging Church.

- Sergius & Bakhus Church.

- The Crypt Of The Holy Family.

- St. George Church.

- Mosque Of Amr Ibn El'As.


What‘s not included:

- Entrance fees (for all destinations mentioned in the program except for the Hanging Church, Sergius & Bakhus Church, The Crypt Of The Holy Family, St. George Church, and the Mosque Of Amr Ibn El'As).

- Lunch (Optional).

- Beverage during meals.

- Optional activities.

- Any extras not mentioned in the program.

- Tipping.


Important Information:

- This is a private tour; only your group will participate.

- Your tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences. Just inform me of what you are looking for.


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