Alexandria Holidays

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your citystay! Arrive Cairo, included transfer to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today a visit to the incredible pyramids and huge Sphinx at Giza Plateau. It’s estimated the largest - Khufu (Cheops) was constructed from no less than 2.5 million quarried limestone blocks, weighing around 6 million tonnes. No mean feat, when you consider the pyramids were built without the use of modern equipment! Maybe opt for a camel ride. Travelling on to Memphis and the necropolis of Saqqara, innumerable sand strewn temples and tombs await discovery. It’s at Saqqara where you’ll see Zhoser’s step pyramid. Rising 6 steps, it served as the prototype for ancient Egypt’s most enduring architectural legacy.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo

This morning, enjoy a guided visit at the Egyptian Museum. Prize exhibit has to be the priceless funerary treasures of King Tutankhamen, including his legendary solid gold death mask. Also during the visit you can choose to visit the Royal Mummy Room (paid locally, where 9 royal mummies from the New Kingdom is displayed. Rest of the day at leisure.

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 4: Cairo - Alexandria

Full day tour Alexandria library, Catacomb, Pompay’s Pillar, Citadel of Qaitaby and Montazah gardens

Alexander the Great

Day 5: Alexandria

David will enjoy diving Cleopatra’s Palace including the equipment and 2 dives from 11:00 till 14:30. Kaicee and Ashton enjoy a day of leisure.

Fort Qaitbay, Alexandria

Day 6: Alexandria - Cairo

Today, we drive back to Cairo.

Day 7: Cairo

Departure transfer to the airport.

Egypt Spotlight

Luxor

As the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, 4000-year old Luxor has frequently been characterised as the "world's ...

Egypt Weather

Weather in Cairo
Partly Cloudy, 20°C
Local Time: 4:08 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 11.14 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.14 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.61 EGP
  1 AUD = 5.82 EGP
  1 EUR = 8.74 EGP
  1 USD = 7.12 EGP
  1 NZD = 5.54 EGP
last updated - 20 Dec 2014 5:25 AM