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Day 1: giza

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
8:00 am Your guide will pick you up from your hotel, then take you to Giza. You will begin by visiting the great King Cheops pyramids, while listening to your Egyptologist guide. Next, you will be able to enjoy the panoramic view, where you can see all pyramids, and take pictures. Then you will head to see the famous Sphinx, explore the valley and ride a camel. Afterwards you will enjoy a local lunch, before being transferred back to your accommodation in Giza or Cairo.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Next, you will have your lunch in a good quality restaurant with set menu of grill chicken/kebab and kofta, before proceeding to the Egyptian Museum. Explore the animal mummy room, the mummy portraits, the Royal Mummy Rooms (extra fee), and King Tutankhamun's jewelry.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt
Afterwards, visit the famous Bazaar of Khan el Khalili to live the oriental atmosphere and the experience of bargaining. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel after the tour is finished.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Alexandria

Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate
Explore the rich history of Alexandria; tracing time from its ancient Egyptian roots, through the Classical period, to Roman times and beyond on an informative full-day tour from Cairo. Enjoy meet-and-greet service pick-up, and drop off from your Cairo hotel, and the comfort of an air-conditioned bus.

Begin the journey with a visit to the Roman theater in Kom El-Deka; a marble theater that once seated 800 spectators with galleries, sections of mosaic flooring, and a pleasure garden, all surrounded by Roman baths and villas.

Continuing, explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa; the necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD merges aspects of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture in its features. See the Roman triclinium – a banquet hall to honor the dead, as well as statues, reliefs, and a pillared lobby featuring depictions of Egyptian gods in Roman armor.

See the site of the Alexandria Library. Concluding the tour, walk the ramparts of the 15th century Qaitbay Citadel, built upon the ruins of the ancient Alexandria Lighthouse. End this day of discovery with a relaxed evening drive back to Cairo, and your hotel.

Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • lunch
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • WiFi during the tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Riding camel for 20 minutes
  • Snacks
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with WiFi
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
  • Entry/Admission - Khan Al-Khalili
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Upper Egypt Tours
91 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
JacquelineSRogers
10
Jacqueline Rogers
This was the best tour! Our guide Tamer was so knowledgeable and adapted the tour to what we wanted to do and eat.
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WalkaliensEgypt
10
Justin
Tamir was great. He explained everything well and made sure I knew what I was seeing! Had a fun time!
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travellerD8599DP
New York City, New York
60
Really Great Experience!
Our guide was really knowledgeable, the tour was excellent it was amazing to fit all those sites into one day and
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ruubbish
10
tour of cario
The tour guide did not turn up so we had to arrange another tour which at short notice coast us double the
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Hua Yuen H
30
Pyramid Tour with Mohsen
I was initially apprehensive of this tour due to not having confirmation of a pickup point until the morning of
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Stefvera
43
Best of the best!
This tour itself takes you to some of the most fascinating sites in Cairo and Giza, indulges you with the most
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Michael C
10
Excellent choice for a short visit to Cairo
This was an excellent tour and despite the packed list of sites did not feel rushed. Dahlia is very knowledgeable
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AndreaN3394
53
Wonderful Tour
Very knowledgable, and informative tour guide. Tour was very organized, and tour guide, Mervat, was patient, and
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HaHaHoHoHeHeHaHa
Hackettstown, New Jersey
4017
Never Showed Up!!
The tour company never showed up to pick me up at my hotel. They did not answer our calls when Viator or I
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traveller10689
30
Awesome!
The shows were very entertaining and the open buffet was good. Omar, not only our tour guide, but also a good
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Cschuch
12237
Beautiful experience
We had Tamer for our tour guide. Booked this through Expedia. We were a little nervous at first with tight
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dwreimer
Bismarck, North Dakota
43
Ahmed Mohsen
Ahmed is a great tour guide and a great guy. He represents Egypt well and made our tour of the pyramid sites
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Donald C
10
Mr.
Fantastic, informative and exciting trip to the historic pyramids at 4 locations outside Cairo. Our guide was
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AfricanTravelBae
43
My tour guide Mohsen was awesome!
My tour guide Mohsen was punctual, knowledgeable and fun. Very fluent in English. I learned so much. And I had the
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codyb4c
31
Amazing pyramids tour
I highly recommend the private pyramids tour. Everything about it was great. Our driver was very safe and
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