Great experience will change your life routine for 9 night / 10 days Cairo, Alexandria & Nile cruise holiday, enjoy the ancient temples and tombs in upper Egypt such as Karnak, Hatshepsut, Valley of the Kings and other historical monuments, as well as the Pyramids, Islamic and Coptic sightseeing in Cairo, Also tour to Alexandria sightseeing.
Giza Pyramids Complex:- The most substantial ancient structure in the world and the most mysterious. They were built over the span of three generations – by Khufu, his second reigning son Khafre, and his grandson Menkaure during the 4th dynasty (2575 to 2465 BC). The Great Pyramid of Khufu: The oldest and sole remnant of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Over 2 million blocks of stone were used to construct the pyramid, during a 20 year period. Then move to visit:- The Great Sphinx: A limestone statue with а lion's body and а human head. The face о f the Sphinx і s generally believed tо represent the face о f the Pharaoh Khafra. It і s the largest monolith statue і n the world. Finish your tour to Giza plateau by visiting:- The Valley Temple: The only remaining mortuary temple at Giza plateau made out of red granite and it was used for the embalming process. Lunch will be served at oriental food restaurant before you move to visit:- Saqqara Step Pyramid of Zoser:- The earliest large-scale cut stone construction, It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser. This first Egyptian pyramid consisted of six mastabas of decreasing size built atop one. Then move to visit:- Memphis City : It was the 1st capital of Egypt & was considered to be a centre of rule and culture for over 3000 years. At Memphis, you can see the Statue of Ramses II and the 2nd biggest Sphinx all over Egypt. Finally, transfer back to your hotel. Day 3: Alexandria Tour: After breakfast continues your journey with a fascinating private tour to Alexandria from Cairo in the company of your own Egyptologist guide. Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 312 B.C. and was the capital of Graeco-Roman Egypt. Your first stop in this historic city is:-
The Catacomb: A Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall. Back above ground, continue to visit:- Pompey's Pillar: An 82-foot (25-meter) granite column built to honor Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to its starving people. Continuing to visit:- The citadel of Quitbey: A 15th-century defensive fortress located о n the Mediterranean sea coast. І t wа s established і n 1477 AD (882 AH) by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qa'it Bay. The Citadel і s situated о n the eastern side о f the northern tip о f Pharos Island а t the mouth о f the Eastern Harbour. After lunch, you will visit the famous:- Alexandria Library: The Norwegian-designed building is a striking piece of modern design. A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. End your Alexandria tour by a visit to: Morsi Abu Alabass Mosque: A famous mosque і n Alexandria. І t і s dedicated tо the 13th century Alexandrine Sufi saint el-Mursi Abul Abbas whose tomb і t contains. Finally, drive back to Cairo and transfer you to your Hotel. Day 4: Cairo Tour: Morning time after breakfast, join your private tour guide at the hotel to visit:- The Egyptian Museum: The home to the extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. І t has 120,000 items, with а representative amount on display including the golden treasures of King Tut Ankh Amoun. Lunch at a Nile view restaurant in Cairo. Then proceed to visit:- Salah el-Din Citadel: