If you are looking for a very short and a magnificent vacation, Cairo-Alexandria Tour is your perfect choice. It is one of the best Egypt travel packages ever.
In three days and two nights, you will be exploring all the highlights of Cairo, the Egyptian capital, and Alexandria, the jewel of the Mediterranean Sea.
The common factor about these two marvelous cities is that they both served as the capital of Egypt for hundreds of years. They also host some of the most astonishing historical sites. This will make your vacation in Egypt one of a kind.
Upon your arrival at the Cairo International Airport, our tour representative would be welcoming you. He will take you for a ride in one of our most comfortable and air-conditioned vehicles directly to your preferred hotel in Cairo. Check in the hotel and get ready for this superb short vacation in Cairo and Alexandria.
The tour begins in Cairo by visiting The Great Pyramids of Giza, which is the most famous historical site in the whole world. These huge three pyramids of Cheops, Khafre, and Menkuare were used as royal tombs for kings since more than 4000 years ago. These amazing structures will amaze you by their huge size and accurate measurements.
Having some rest by enjoying your lunch at one of the most recommended local restaurants in Cairo.
The Egyptian Museum will be your second destination in Cairo, it is one of the largest museums all over the globe. This is where you will enjoy viewing the largest collection of ancient Egyptian displays as it hosts more than 120 thousand items. It’s like a treasure for those who want to know more about Egypt.
And here our tour for today is ending, we will drive you back to your beloved hotel for some rest and recharge for the next day’s adventure.
Let’s start your day with a delicious breakfast in the hotel and get ready for a great day.
In a ride that takes less than 3 hours you will be heading to Alexandria, the jewel of the Mediterranean Sea to start our adventure for today.
As a start you will be visiting the Library of Alexandria. Which is established in 2002. This is the modern version of the ancient library of Alexandria that was established in the 3rd century BC. In this library you will be dazzled by its huge circular design and great structure.
For the lovers of Greek civilization, this place is for you. The Roman Amphitheatre is such an impressive theatre that was founded in the 2nd century AD and it was discovered in 1965. The great thing about this theatre that it contains 13 rows of marble seats and it is the only survivor of its kind in Egypt.
Then your next stop will be to Pompey’s Pillar. This 27 meters' impressive granite pillar is the only remaining section of the Serapium Temple that was founded in Alexandria during the 3rd century AD. What’s interesting about this pillar is that the medieval travelers called it after Pompey, the Roman emperor even it has nothing to do with him.
It’s now the time for having some Egyptian food at one of the finest local restaurants in Alexandria, a taste you will never forget.
After the lunch recharge, you will continue this adventure by visiting the Citadel of Qaitbay. This marvelous imposing fort represents the best example of military constructions built in 1485 by the Mamluks. You will get impressed by the amazing view of the citadel directly on the Mediterranean Sea for an unforgettable photos and memories.
The best always remains to the end, The Montazah Gardens and complex one of the rare examples of the summer resorts established by the former royal family of Egypt. What makes this place special is the beautiful gardens on a huge space plus two Italian designed palaces that will give you the royal feelings during your visit.
After having a great day in a very unique city like Alexandria, it is now the time to travel back to Cairo via our comfortable vehicles and reach you r hotel happily.
Time flies really quickly and our Cairo-Alexandria adventure has to end here. On your third day you will wake up to enjoy your goodbye breakfast at the hotel for the last time so make sure to have a special one.
After your check out of the hotel we will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport to take your flight back home with lots of memories and pictures that will definitely force you to arrange for another adventure back in Egypt.
Have a safe trip back home and waiting to see you again in Egypt.
- Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and departure.
- Accommodation in Cairo 2 nights in 5* hotel on bed & breakfast basis.
- All sightseeing tours in Cairo & Alexandria.
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
- Expert tour guide.
- All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle.
- All service charges & taxes.
- International Airfare
- Visa, we can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request.
- Any optional tours
- Tips and personal expanses
- Drinks and any other expenses