HATCHEPSUT: Cairo, Alexandria and El Fayum Oasis

  • Destination: Egypt
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Runs On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

HATCHEPSUT: Cairo, Alexandria and El Fayum Oasis On this 6-day tour see the highlights of Cairo with also Alexandria and Oasis. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo. NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be […]

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HATCHEPSUT: Cairo, Alexandria and El Fayum Oasis

On this 6-day tour see the highlights of Cairo with also Alexandria and Oasis. Visit the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara and Khan Al Khalili in Islamic Cairo.

Day 1

Cairo – Arrival

Our team welcomes you upon arrival at Cairo Airport before Passport Control, with a sign bearing your name. Help and assist to get your Visa, cross the Passport Control, Carrying your baggage and cross the Custom. Then you will be transferred by private A/C vehicle to your hotel. Check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Meal: None

Day 2

Giza & Sakkara

Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning, our English guide and private vehicle with driver will pick you up at your hotel. On the western bank of the Nile of Cairo, visit the the three pyramids of Giza erected by Kheops, Khéphren and Mykerinos, are guarded by the mysterious Sphinx, the mythical statue with a lion’s body and human head. The three pyramids and the Sphinx are considered the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world. (Optional: ride on camel or horseback). Then, Visit the huge necropolis of Saqqara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years. Return to your hotel at the end of your visit. (Optional: In the evening, Sound and Light show in Giza). Overnight at hotel.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 3

Cairo – Alexandria – Cairo

After breakfast, early Morning, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel travel to Alexandria by road for approximately three hours. Visit the Catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa,an ancient Roman necropolics, whose family tomb is a fine example of the fusion of art and architecture, Egyptian and Greco-Roman. You will continue with Pompeys Pillar, a column of granite 25 feet high built in honor of the Emperor Diocletian, who freed the besieged city and brought food to the starving inhabitants. Then visit the Roman Amphitheatre (Kom El Dikka), potentially the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. This site includes the ruins of Roman street and homes.Then you will visit the famous Library of Alexandria. Then Visit the Citadel, fort of Qayet Bay, built in the fifteenth century near the place of the famous lighthouse of Alexandria. And finally, the gardens of the Palace of Montazah, overlooking the sea and was built in 1892. Walk on the corniche to see the beach. Back to Cairo. Overnight at the hotel.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 4

Cairo – Citadel & The Egyptian Museum

After breakfast, our tour guide and private A/C minibus will pick you up at your hotel. Enjoy an excursion to Visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, with in its enclosure the mosque of Mohamed Ali. Salah El Din appointed to be the governor of Egypt after the death of sultan of Damascus, Noor-el-Din. Then, visit the National Museum of Antiquities including the treasures range from the prehistoric age to the Roman period. You will see among others the famous treasure of Tutankhamen. It houses over 250,000 pieces, is one of the largest museums in the world. It allows visitors to discover the history of ancient Egypt through five millennia. Visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East.transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (Optional: Dinner cruise on the Nile with Folkloric show).
Meal: Breakfast

Day 5

Cairo – El Fayoum – Cairo

Breakfast in hotel. In the morning, our guide and private vehicle with driver will pick you up at your hotel. Then direction of the Oasis El Fayoum .Upon arrival in Fayoum, visit Karanis which is the ruin of an old city. This city contains a number of monuments, dating from the Roman, Coptic and Early Islamic Organization. Then discover the hydraulic wheels that are supposed to be running since the Ptolemaic era. Then, enjoy the Qaroun Lake where you can see different types of birds. The Lake Qarunis considered to be the oldest natural lakes in the world, the third largest lake in Egypt. Next, Visits to the Pyramid of Hawara is an archaeological site of ancient Egypt. Amenemhat III was the last powerful ruler of the 12th dynasty, and the pyramid he built in Hawara. Visit of the Pyramid of Meidoum, located at the entrance of Fayoum and is called “the false pyramid” by the Arabs. Built for King Houni, the last ruler of the Third Dynasty to be enlarged and enlarged later by his son Snefrou. Return to Cairo at the end of the day. Overnight at the hotel.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 6

Cairo – Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by private vehicle with driver to Cairo International Airport to take your departure flight.

Meal: Breakfast

Price per person

Season Double Single
  • From October 2018 till April 2019
$ $
  • From May 2019 till September 2019
$ $
General Information:

– This itinerary is a PRIVATE TRIP, not joining Group. That mean you will have the Tour Guide and vehicle only for you.
– Price is an estimate quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till 30 April 2019, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
– Single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy. So there will be a different rate for solo traveler.

 

Itinerary INCLUDING the following:
  • Meet and Assist by our representative at the Airport
  • Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver as mentioned on itinerary
  • 5 Nights in Hotel  (4* local norms) at Cairo, room with air-condition and private bathroom, including breakfast
  • Pick Up service from your hotel & return every day of visit at Cairo
  • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with Professional driver during visit
  • Transport in private air-conditioned minibus with driver: Cairo/Alexandria/Cairo & Cairo/El Fayum Oasis/Cairo
  • Private English-Speaking Tour guide
  • Main Entrance Fees of all mentioned Sites at Cairo
  • For your safety: trip under authorization of the Egyptian Government
  • All taxes & service charge

 

Itinerary EXCLUDING the following:
  • International Flights
  • Entry Visa
  • Optional and extra activities
  • Any meal not mentioned on itinerary, Beverages and any personal spend
  • Tips are not includes & not compulsory and are left at your own appreciation
List of Optional:
  • Camel or Horse Ride at Giza
  • Sound and Light Show to the Pyramids
  • Nile Dinner Cruise with belly dancing show
  • Felucca on the Nile


NB: The itinerary may change in sequence according to local requirements but all visits will be done. Marvelous Egypt Travel is not liable for these changes.