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Starts in: Cairo | Available: Every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
4 hours
English
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$419/ person
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Tour Highlights

1

See the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx

2

Visit Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt

3

Discover Saqqara, the ancient burial grounds and tombs of Cairo

4

Tour the city of Alexandria, including the famous Library of Alexandria, once the largest in the world

Why we chose this tour

Turn back the hands of time and discover the impressive remains of two ancient civilizations on our 4 Day Highlights of Cairo & Alexandria Tour. History will come to life as you stand in awe of the Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, and other incredible feats of human strength built by the ancient Egyptians. You'll also marvel at the intellectual feats of the Roman empire as you visit the Library of Alexandria, once the world's cradle of learning and research. No matter your interests, this fascinating look into the past is sure to make an impression.


Our 4 Day Highlights of Cairo & Alexandria Tour will take care of your every need, from airport assistance and transfers, to excellent guiding and accommodation, to in-depth exploration of the most impressive ancient sites of Egypt. Start off with a welcome drink at your hotel as your guide outlines your next few days of touring to prepare you for the adventure ahead. Once you’re settled in, enjoy a free night in Cairo to stroll down the Nile, enjoy Egyptian cuisine, shop in the bustling markets, and soak up your new surroundings. Make sure to rest up, because your first day of touring will be full of exciting sites and new information to absorb.

 

Start off your Cairo tour with a visit to the Pyramids of a Giza and the Great Sphinx, sites you likely have been waiting your entire life to cross off your bucket list. Next, visit the Valley Temple, one of the oldest in Egypt, and Saqqara, Egypt’s ancient burial grounds for the kings. After a long morning, refuel with an authentic Egyptian lunch before making your way through Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, which is now an open-air museum with many impressive sites and ruins.  At night, enjoy some more time to explore Cairo on your own.

 

On your last day of touring, head to Alexandria, which was once the stronghold of the Roman empire in Egypt. Visit Pompey’s Pillar, built for the emperor who took control of Egypt, and the Catacombs of Kom el Shokkafa, one of the largest Roman burial sites. Enjoy a delicious lunch of seafood fresh from the Red Sea before finishing your tour with two of Alexandria’s most well-known sites. You’ll visit the Citadel of Qaitbay, which is built on the ruins of the legendary Lighthouse of Alexandria, and enjoy the seaside views. Of course, no trip to Alexandria would be complete without stepping foot in the Library of Alexandria, which was once the largest in the world and the ancient cradle of research and learning. End your day with one last free night in Cairo before returning to the airport the following morning, with a head full of new knowledge and a longing to return for more.

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Itinerary - 4 Day Highlights of Cairo & Alexandria Tour

Day 1
  • Your tour leader will meet you in the arrivals hall of the Cairo airport with a sign, or you can arrive to your hotel on your own if you are not coming from the airport
  • Transfer to your hotel in Giza with your guide's assistance. Your guide will discuss all tours with you and clarify pickup times for each day. A welcome drink will be served.
  • Free time in Cairo
  • Overnight in Cairo
Day 2
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Tour the Great Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Valley Temple, and Saqqara,
  • Lunch in Saqqara
  • Visit Memphis
  • Overnight in Cairo
Day 3
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer to Alexandria
  • Tour Pompey's Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom el Shokkafa, and the Citadel of Qaitbay
  • Lunch at a fresh seafood restaurant
  • Visit the Library of Alexandria
  • - Transfer to Cairo
  • Overnight in Cairo
Day 4
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer to airport
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Important Details

Includes
Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
English speaking guide
Airport pickup and dropoff with assistance
Accommodation
Entrance fees to all sites
Breakfast on days 2-4
Lunch on days 2 and 3
Bottle of mineral water and soft drinks on touring days
Excludes
Personal travel insurance
Lunch and drinks
Any discretionary tips for guide/driver
Personal expenses
Dinners
Drinks during meals
Entrance inside the pyramids
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
Note for single travelers: There will be a single supplement fee of $279 if you are the only passenger on the tour. Single travelers should contact us prior to booking to check if others have booked the tour on their desired date of travel. If so, we will waive this fee.
Single room is automatically booked for single travelers. If you booked with other passengers but would like a single room, please contact us shortly after your booking, and no later than one week prior departure.
Accommodation: The tour price include accommodation in a double room. Those who wish to upgrade to a single hotel room will pay a supplement of $30 per night. Those who wish to upgrade to a 5-star hotel will pay a supplement of $35 per person per night for a double room or $65 per night for a single room.
Please send us your flight information if you would like to be picked up from the airport.
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