Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian museum, National museum of civilizations, Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohamed Ali mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaars & dinner cruise.
Alexandria: Library, Fort of Qaitbay, Al Montazah summer palace & Al Morsi Abu El Abbas mosque
Upon arrival at Cairo international airport you will be met by our Airport representative (holding Nature Travel sign with your Name), who will assist then you will be transferred to your hotel to spend the night. Our Cairo head Rep will welcome you, help you check-in to the Hotel and let you know the plan for the next few days.
Morning- Breakfast at the hotel then our friendly expert Egyptologist guide will accompany you to the area – inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza was built 4600 years ago. Khufu, the successor of Sneferu, was known as a tyrant and in his arrogance he decided to have a tomb built that was bigger and better than all others. The three Pyramids: Cheops (Khufu), Chephren (Khafra) & Mycrenios (Menkaura). The Great pyramid was built by King Cheops (IV Dynasty). King Chefren, the son of Cheops, built the second Pyramid and the third pyramid was built in the reign of “Menkaura”, the son of Chefren. The mysterious Sphinx, with its mask of Chephren and body of a Lion, stands Close by guard of the land of Pharaohs. The Sphinx and the three pyramids were considered one to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Then on to Sakkara lies 25 Km south of Cairo. Djeser’s (Zosser’s) step Pyramid, (built 4700 years ago), dominates the skyline and is believed to be the ancient Egyptians first attempt at pyramid building, to see the first pyramids ever built the step pyramid of Zosser, overnight at your hotel.
Morning- Breakfast at the hotel then our friendly expert Egyptologist guide will accompany you to visit the famous Egyptian museum where you will see many precious antiquities. Then on to Islamic areas of Cairo, including the Citadel of Saladdin which boasts the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. After that you will visit the Coptic area of Cairo where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. Built on the ruins of two towers of the fortress towers is the church of St. Mary, more commonly known as the Hanging Church. Next you will visit St. Sergius where it is said to be the resting place for the holy family. Overnight at your hotel
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport and farewell to the land of the pharaohs.
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