Enjoy this Egypt Short break for 4 days and explore the landmarks of Cairo, from the ancient till the Islamic era, and discover the beauty Egypt second Capital, Alexandria
Upon arrival Cairo Airport, our Royal Way representative will meet and assist you crossing the customs hall, then transfer to your hotel for check-in and overnight.
Around 08:00 am, you will be picked by Royal Way Egyptologist in private air conditioned vehicle to explore one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Visit the impressive 3 Pyramids of Kings Cheops, Chephren, and Menkaure which are guarded by the rock-cut statue (The Sphinx) a large half-human, half-lion statue.
The Great Pyramid of King Cheops is the only standing wonder from the ancient world, although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list.
Then you will proceed to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from Pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the mummies room at the Egyptian Museum where you may learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt.
Then ending our tour with going to Khan el Khalili Bazaar which is one of Cairo's main attractions ..the district of Khan el Khalili was originally a mausoleum called "el Zaafran" for the burial of Fatimid Caliphs ,after that it became a district for the Turkish community during the Ottoman period , and now it becomes a bazaar where you will find many souvenirs shops ,coffeehouses "Café" serving Arabic coffee and offering Hookah "Shisha", and restaurants throughout the area. Then you will be picked up to your hotel to stay overnight.
Breakfast at hotel, then around 07:00 am meet your guide and head north towards Alexandria, Egypt’s second capital to discover the beauty of the Greco Roman civilization.
Will start our tour by visiting Catacombs which considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle age, It's the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt, with three tiers of tombs that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. The cemetery originally was dug to be a private cemetery for one family, then it was converted to be a public cemetery the architecture of the tombs mirrors Greco-Roman styles.
After finish our first visit in Alexander the Great city, will get a photo stop at Qaitbay’s Citadel, the 15th -century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean Sea coast. The Citadel is situated at the entrance of the eastern harbor on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Then stop for lunch at a nice sea food restaurant, ending your tour by visiting the Montazah Royal Palaces and Gardens which belonging to the Royal family of Mohamed Ali Pasha from Khedive Abbas Helmy II till King Farouk I, you will wander around the 3000 meters wide gardens containing a huge selection of trees and plants and some of them are quite rare. Drive back to Cairo and overnight
Breakfast at your hotel, check-out then you will be transferred to Cairo airport for flight back home.
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