HATSHEPSUT: Cairo, Alexandria & El Fayoum Oasis

Description

 

This package includes the many highlights of Cairo, Alexandria and  Fayoum Oasis. Discover the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo and the garden of Eden to Egypt in El Fayum Oasis.

Highlights:

• Transfer / guide in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver
• Get inside tips from a local.
• Multi day trip.
• Perfect introduction for first-time visitors.
• Guarantee your safety during your trip (24/7).

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1:

Your representative welcome you upon arrival at Cairo airport, Then you will be transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle with driver at your hotel. Check into your room. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2:

Breakfast at hotel. Morning, Your tour guide and private A/C vehicle will pick you up at your hotel. Discover the Giza plateau and the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. The Sphinx (lion head of Pharaoh), guardian enigmatic tombs and temple, it is turned towards the east to protect the tombs of the looters. (Optional: Camel or Horse Ride at Giza). Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. (Optional: Enjoy Sound and Light Show to Giza). Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3:

Breakfast in hotel. Morning, your tour guide and private A/C vehicle will pick you up at your hotel. Travel to Alexandria by road . Visit the catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa, an ancient Roman necropolis, whose family tomb is a fine example of the fusion of art and architecture, Egyptian and Greco-Roman. You will continue with Pompey’s Pillar, a column of granite 25 feet high built in honor of the Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to the starving inhabitants. Then visit the Roman Amphitheatre, potentially the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. This site includes the ruins of a Roman street and homes. Then you will visit from outside the famous library of Alexandria. Unlike the ancient architecture found throughout Egypt, the building design is a monument to Norwegian outstanding design. Then Visit the Citadel, fort of Qayet Bay, built in the fifteenth century near the place of the famous lighthouse of Alexandria. After visit, back to Cairo.Overnight at hotel.

DAY 4:

Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. Then, Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. The citadel was built on the hills in 1183 AD Moqattam overlooking the whole city was a point of defense against the Crusaders. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of the sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. (Optional: Enjoy Nile Dinner Cruise with belly dancing show). Overnight at hotel.

DAY 5:

Breakfast in hotel. Morning, our tour guide and private A/C vehicle will pick you up from your hotel. Travel by private vehicle to the oasis of El Fayoum, which is the garden of Eden to Egypt. Upon arrival in Fayoum, visit Karanis which is the ruin of an old town. This city contains a number of monuments, dating from the Roman, Coptic and Early Islamic Organization. Then discover the hydraulic wheels that are supposed to be running since the Ptolemaic era. Then, enjoy the Qaroun Lake where you can see different types of birds. Lake Qaroun is considered to be the oldest natural lake in the world, the third largest lake in Egypt. Next, Visits to the Pyramid of Hawara (19th century BC) is an archaeological site of ancient Egypt. Amenemhat III was the last powerful ruler of the 12th dynasty, and the pyramid he built in Hawara. Visit of the Pyramid of Meidoum, located at the entrance of Fayoum and is called "false pyramid" by the Arabs. Built for King Houni, the last ruler of the Third Dynasty to be enlarged and enlarged later by his son Snefrou. Return to Cairo at the end of the tour. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6:

Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Cairo International Airport for take your departure flight.

 

Including

 

√ Meet and Assist by our representative at Airport.
√ Pick Up service from your hotel & return every day of visit
√ All private transfers as mentioned in program in private air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.
√ Accommodation 5 nights in hotel at Cairo, including breakfast
√ All private sightseeing tour as mentioned in program .
√ Main Entrance Fees of all mentioned Sites .
√ Private English-Speaking Tour guide (other languages are available upon request)
√ All taxes & service charge.

 

Excluding

 

× International Flights.
× Optional and extra activities.
× Any meals not mentioned in program, drinks, and any personal spend.
× Visa to Egypt.
×Tips are not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation.

 

Pricing

 

Price per person:

 

Single Double
430 $ 375 $


Information about the Prices:

• Price is quoted in US$ per person per trip and valid till 30 December 2017, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. 
• Single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy. So there will be a different rate for solo traveler.
• Special rate for groups; The more you are numerous the lower the price! 

 

 

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