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3-Day Private Sightseeing Tour of the Pyramids, Cairo and Alexandria from Cairo

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El Nozha, Egypt
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3 days (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Description

Experience many of the highlights of ancient Egypt in just three days with this private sightseeing tour from Cairo. Your first day will be dedicated to seeing the world-famous Pyramids of Giza and the... More
Experience many of the highlights of ancient Egypt in just three days with this private sightseeing tour from Cairo. Your first day will be dedicated to seeing the world-famous Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, along with a trip to Saqqara, the oldest pyramid in the country. Day two includes visits to the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, the Alabaster Mosque,... More
Experience many of the highlights of ancient Egypt in just three days with this private sightseeing tour from Cairo. Your first day will be dedicated to seeing the world-famous Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, along with a trip to Saqqara, the oldest pyramid in the country. Day two includes visits to the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Egyptian Museum, with its fabulous collection of ancient artifacts. On your final day, you'll visit Alexandria, an ancient city founded after Alexander the Great invaded Egypt in 332 BC.

Highlights

  • Daily round-trip transfers from your Cairo hotel are included
  • Travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch is included on all three days
  • A qualified Egyptologist will lead the way

What To Expect

Summary

Day 1: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara

Your certificated Egyptologist tour guide will meet you in your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 9am, then you will be transferred to Saqqara, south of Cairo, where you
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Day 1: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara

Your certificated Egyptologist tour guide will meet you in your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 9am, then you will be transferred to Saqqara, south of Cairo, where you will visit the oldest pyramid was ever built in Egypt - the Step Pyramid 2700 BC - and the ancient Egyptian Mastaba tombs with the ancient scenes depicted
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Day 1: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara

Your certificated Egyptologist tour guide will meet you in your hotel in Cairo or Giza at 9am, then you will be transferred to Saqqara, south of Cairo, where you will visit the oldest pyramid was ever built in Egypt - the Step Pyramid 2700 BC - and the ancient Egyptian Mastaba tombs with the ancient scenes depicted on its walls from over 4000 years ago.

After Saqqara, on the way to Giza, there will be a short visit to the papyrus paper workshop to learn how the ancient Egyptian were making it. Break for lunch in a nice local restaurant (optional) then head to Giza Plateau. There, your tour guide will tell you about the mysterious pyramids and the great sphinx. Next, go to the panoramic area to take some nice photos of the pyramids, then proceed to the Sphinx and learn from your tour guide about the secrets behind it, and visit the Valley Temple. Then you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 2: Egyptian Museum, Alabaster Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Meet with your tour guide in the morning then start the tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, where you will enjoy seeing the treasures of King Tutankhamen and much more from the ancient Egyptian antiquities. Next, visit the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali which was built inside the Fort of Saladin and has the most beautiful view over old Cairo. Afterwards, enjoy a nice walk exploring the old Bazaar of Khan Al Khalili in medieval Cairo. Your lunch break will be in a nice Nile view restaurant (optional), and after the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 3: Return trip to Alexandria

You will meet your guide at 6am in your hotel then by a private A/C car you will be transferred to Alexandria city north of Cairo. Spend the day exploring this ancient city which was founded by Alexander the great after the Greek conquest of Egypt in 332 BC. You will visit the Roman Catacombs and Amphitheater, the Fort of Sultan Qayitbay overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and Pompey's pillar and the Serapeum. Proceed to the Library of Alexandria (see it from the outside), and have lunch in a nice fish restaurant. Then you will be driven along the sea Cornish and end the tour by visiting Al Montazah Palace and gardens. Back to Cairo and transfer back to your hotel.

What's Included

All sightseeing tours in a private A/C modern car/van
Local taxes
Bottled water each every day
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Lunch daily
Entry fees to inside the pyramids itself or the solar boat museum
Food and drinks, unless specified
Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Cairo International Airport Road, Cairo Int'l Airport Rd, Sheraton Al Matar, El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

9am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Airport pickup can be arranged on request.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Overall, this was great tour, I'm...
Nida T
, May 2016
Overall, this was great tour, I'm happy to have done it. The Saqqara, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Museum were the best! Completely worth the money and time! Cairo is not a city where you can aimlessly walk around and see the sights on your own. It's very important to have a guide or be part of a tour, otherwise many, many people will try to take advantage of you and ask for random entrance fees and tips at every point, at each major sight. There are some hidden fees involved in this tour. The guides asked us to switch the order of sights that was originally listed on this tour, which we agreed to, but was not a good idea. They also don't tell you the insane amount of traffic that exists in Cairo and more so in Alexandria. Most of our day in Alexandria was stuck in traffic, which was really a shame. It took us a really long time to drive between the sights in Alexandria. We were also delayed returning from Alexandria. It is extra to go inside the Library of Alexandria. The tour of the Giza pyramids has some hidden fees to beware of. The guides on this tour will not take you into the desert to see the pyramids of Giza, they will push you to take a camel, horse, or carriage ride, which is extra. It is also extra to enter the inside of the Pyramids of Giza.

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