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Cairo - Alexandria Easter & May Day 2024
From 875 €

Cairo - Alexandria Easter & May Day 2024

Planned Tour
Created: Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Ref ID: 8423389
price per person From
875 €
Based on 2 adults
Created: Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Themes
Transport to Cairo
Athens
Cairo
Itinerary
Tours
Cairo
Day 1: Flight to Cairo

Meet at the airport and fly to Cairo. Arrival, transfer and check-in at the hotel of your choice. Free time and overnight stay.

Gizeh
Cairo - Pyramids of Giza - Archaeological Museum - Sphinx - Khan El Khalil Bazaar (full day tour with lunch)

After breakfast, a full day tour of Cairo, starting with the Cairo Archaeological Museum. We continue with the imposing Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the Sphinx. Stop at the Papyrus and perfume workshops, lunch at a Cairo restaurant. We conclude today's tour with the bustling bazaar of Khan El Khalil. Rest of the day free. Overnight at our hotel.

Alexandria
Day 3: Cairo - excursion to Alexandria with lunch

After breakfast, a full day excursion to Alexandria, the city founded and lived by Alexander the Great. We will see the Greek Patriarchate, the Hellenistic community, the monument of St. We will visit the Hellenic community, the Hellenic Soldier's Monument, the house where the Greek poet Cavafy lived and wrote his last years and the unique gardens of Montaza surrounding the summer palace of the last King Farouk. Lunch at a restaurant in Alexandria and then we end up for a visit and internal tour of the new Library of Alexandria, a unique architectural achievement. Late afternoon return to Cairo. Overnight.

Cairo
4th day: Cairo - Syndadel - Old Cairo - National Museum of Egyptian Culture with lunch

Breakfast and our day begins with the medieval fortress of Shatadel of Salah El Din and the alabaster mosque of Muhammad Ali as well as the mosque of Sultan Hassan, which was built between 1356 - 1360 and is one of the largest in the world. Immediately afterwards we will arrive in Old Cairo which is also associated with the Greek element. In the same area there is St. George's Church, the place where the Saint was imprisoned and martyred, the crypt of the patriarchs of Alexandria and the Greek cemetery of Cairo. It was also the site of Babylon in Egypt, where the Holy Family fled to save the Divine Infant from Herod's massacre. We will then visit the National Museum of Egyptian Culture (NMEC). The new home of the Pharaohs. The room that houses the royal mummies is designed to make the visitor feel as if they are in a real royal tomb. Even the inscription on the ceiling is the same as that of the original tombs and exhibits not only the mummies, but also all the objects found.

Alexandria
Day 5 : Cairo - optional excursion to Memphis Saqqara

After breakfast and for those who wish to do so optionally, visit the ancient capital of Egypt Memphis, where we will admire the famous alabaster sphinx and the colossus of Ramses II. We continue with the necropolis of Saqqara, 42 km from the centre of Cairo. The necropolis of Saqqara is famous for the first pyramid built in Egypt, known as the stepped pyramid, which was designed and built by the genius architect Imhotep for King Zoser.

Cairo
Day 6 : Cairo - Return flight

Transfer to the airport for the return flight.

Transport from Cairo
Cairo
Athens
price per person From
875 €
Based on 2 adults
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This idea includes
Destinations 3
Transports 2
Accommodations 2
Tours 1
Tour summary
Meeting point
Athens Airport
Guide languages
English
Included

- Airline tickets 


- Airport taxes and fuel surcharges 200 €


- Accommodation in Cairo for 5 nights with breakfast in a selected hotel 


- Full day tour of Cairo, archaeological museum, Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, with lunch at a local restaurant 


- Full day excursion to Alexandria with lunch at a local restaurant


- Full day tour of the Acropolis and Old Cairo with lunch at a local restaurant


- Entrances to museums and archaeological sites 


- Transfers to and from Cairo airport by luxury coaches 


- Experienced diplomatic guide who speaks Greek 


- Services of local representatives  


- 24-hour emergency telephone service & local representative services  


- Liability & medical insurance with COVID-19 - BASIC coverages


- VAT

Excluded
  • Egyptian visa 30 euros (payable locally) 
  • Tips 30 euros (payable locally)
  • Entrance inside the Pyramids   
  • Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included
Possible accommodations depending on the modality
Cairo
Golden Tulip Flamenco
Golden Tulip Flamenco
7.2
Crown Hotel
Crown Hotel
8.6

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