Alexandria Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5137

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your city stay! Arrive Cairo, included transfer to the 5 star Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel and overnight. Overnight - Cairo

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Enjoy a guided visit to the famous pyramids and huge Sphinx at Giza Plateau. The Sole survivor from the ancient Greek-listed Seven Wonders of the World. Gaze in awe at Cheops (Khufu) - the largest of the three great pyramids. Whilst here, you can opt to enter inside one of the pyramids, subject to opening. A visit inside one of the pyramids not recommended for the claustrophobic! This afternoon embark upon a guided tour of the famous Egyptian National Museum of Antiquities. In addition to witnessing the priceless funerary treasures of King Tutankhamen, including his legendary solid gold death mask, the museum boasts an amazing and certainly extensive collection of some 120 000 ancient Egyptian artifacts. Overnight - Cairo

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Alexandria

Today you will travel to Alexandria. Founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria boasts wonderful beaches and an impressive seafront corniche, along which are dotted cafes and restaurants, as well as catacombs, souks and relics from a bygone age. Whilst in Alexandria, take a guided tour of the Roman catacombs - the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, which were discovered accidentally in 1900 when a donkey disappeared through the ground. Also visit Pompeii’s Pillar and drive past the impressive Library of Alexandria, to the gates of the great Montazzah Palace, home to King Farouk. Overnight Alexandria.

Alexander the Great

Day 4: Alexandria - Cairo

Leaving the seaside down Alexandria we return back to Cairo. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure why not check out the bargains at Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Overnight Cairo

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 5: Cairo

Today continue your touring of Cairo with a visit the first pyramid ever built - Zhoser’s Step Pyramid at Saqqara. Overnight Cairo.

Ruins in Cairo

Day 6: Cairo

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight to your next destination.

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

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
Fair, 30°C
Local Time: 8:31 PM

Egypt Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 12.18 EGP
  1 CAD = 6.67 EGP
  1 ZAR = 0.68 EGP
  1 AUD = 6.76 EGP
  1 EUR = 9.63 EGP
  1 USD = 7.15 EGP
  1 NZD = 6.21 EGP
last updated - 24 Jul 2014 1:11 PM

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