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Cairo And Alexandria Trip Two Days From Sokhna Port

Cairo And Alexandria Trip Two Days From Sokhna Port

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Pick up place: Any cruise ship at Ain Sokhna port
Giza Pyramids, Valley Temple, Sphinx, Egyptian museum, Old Cairo, Hanging Church, Qait Bey, Montazah, Catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria library, Roman Theatre
Duration: 2 Days - 1 Night

Tour Itinerary:
Day 1: Transfer to Cairo, Cairo sightseeing
Our Cairo and Alexandria tour will start with pick up service from your ship terminal in Sokhna port, where our REP will meet you with aboard reflecting your name, then you will be transferred by air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo. In Cairo you will be accompanied by private Egyptologist guide and have first step of your sightseeing tour to great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the tombs of pharaohs constructed around 5000 years ago and great Sphinx - guard of those tombs, with body of lion and human head. Lunch meal will be served during Cairo tour at a good quality local restaurant in Cairo. Next sightseeing of your Cairo tour will be the Egyptian Museum with extensive collection of 120000 items of ancient Egyptian antiquities, famous by artifacts of the child king Tutankhamen's tomb, which was found mostly intact. Proceed your visiting trip to Old Cairo and see Coptic Monastery with Hanging Church. This area in Cairo called "Complex of Three Religions", because there also set he mosque of Amr Ibn al-Asa, erected in the year 642, and Ben Ezra Synagogue, dating from the tenth century. Shopping tour to the famous bazaars in Cairo. Free time in Cairo, then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo to have rest and overnight stay. You can attend light and sound show at great Pyramids area or enjoy dinner cruise with belly dance show in the Nile River, as optional tour.

Day 2: Alexandria sights, return back to Sokhna port
Have breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then by air-conditioned vehicle you will be driven to Alexandria, which was a center of Hellenism and also home to the largest Jewish community in the world. In Alexandria you will start your Alexandria tour by visiting the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa found in 1900, dated from the second century A.D. and unique for their plan and for their decoration which is a mixture of Egyptian and Greco-Roman elements. The catacombs are three floors in depth and have numerous chambers cut out along passage ways. Proceed Alexandria tour to visit the well-preserved Roman Theatre brought to light after 30 years of excavation work underneath a Muslim cemetery. It encompasses galleries, patches of mosaic flooring and marble seats for up to 800 spectators, only amphitheatre in Egypt that was built by the Romans; and 25-meter-high granite Pompey's Pillar was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian in AD 297 and rising from the ruins of the ancient and famous Serapeion. Continue tour in Alexandria to Fort Qait Bey built in the fifteenth century on the site, and used some of the stones from the ruins, of the famous Pharos of Alexandria, which was built in 279 BC to a height of 125 meters and topped with a statue of Poseidon and destroyed by an earthquake some hundred years previously. Lunch will be served during Alexandria tour in local restaurant in Alexandria, with followed visiting the Library of Alexandria - one of the great cultural centers of the late ancient world and contained thousands of scrolls of Greek, Hebrew and Mesopotamian literature and art and artifacts of ancient Egypt. Continue your sightseeing tour to visit El-Montazah palace finished in a fantastic Turkish-Florentine style by Muhammad Ali in the 19th century and park area covered with palm trees and gazelles. Free time in Alexandria, and then transfer back to your ship terminal in Sokhna port.

Tour Includes:
-Pick up services from your ship in Sokhna port
-All transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
-Entrance fees to the sightseeing in Cairo and Alexandria as per itinerary
-Lunch meals during the tour at a high quality restaurant in Cairo and Alexandria
-Egyptologist English speaking tour Guide in Cairo and Alexandria
-Hotel accommodation for 1 night in Cairo at five star hotel
-Drop off services from your ship in Sokhna port

Tour Excludes:
-Optional tours
-Personal expenses

What to bring:
- Passport valid for 6 months
- Comfortable shoes
- Cotton clothes in summer
- Warm clothes in winter
- Sun block
- Sunglasses
- Hat
- Photo/Video Camera

Email: [email protected]

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