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6 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary

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Heavenly 6 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary

The beautiful fabrics between the sands and the sea couldn’t be more entangled when it came to enjoying Cairo and Alexandria itinerary. In these beautiful immortal Cairo and glorious Alexandria lays the greatest examples of human innovation, architecture and natural beauty. Through your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria vacation, you will explore the entire marvelous constructions that date thousands of years ago such as Giza pyramids complex, the sphinx, Qaitbay citadel, Catacombs of Alexandria and much more. Live the vacation of your dreams and explore the lands between the heavens.

6 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary is More Than Enough to Explore The Living Wonders of Egypt

The beauty of Egypt cannot be measured or quantified by any means. The video does a great job of reflecting the enchanting immortal wonders of Egypt but nothing beats the real thing. Listen to the true calling of destiny and cast your eyes on the purest definitions of ancient, allure and natural.

Tour Location Will Be In Cairo and Alexandria.

Tour Duration for 6 Days / 5 Nights.

Tour Availability Every Day.

Pick up Point and Drop Point Will be at Your Cairo Airport.

6 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary Highlights:

  • Day 1: Arrival at Cairo Airport - Check-in 5* Hotel - Enjoy Dinner Cruise.

  • Day 2: Giza Pyramids - The Sphinx - The Valley Temple - Saqqara Pyramid - Memphis City.

  • Day 3: Qaitbay Citadel - Pompey's Pillar - Catacombs and Library of Alexandria.

  • Day 4: The Egyptian Museum - The Hanging Church - Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque - Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque - Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

  • Day 5: Salah El Din Citadel - Mohamed Ali Mosque - Sultan Hassan Mosque - AI Rifai Mosque - Ibn Tulun Mosque.

  • Day 6: End Your 5 Days Cairo and Alexandria Itinerary.

Our Tour Guides

All of our tour guides are the finest group of professional Egyptologists with academic and vocational qualifications who gained positive reviews and recommendations about the majority of our valuable guests which you can check on TripAdvisor and explore their experience through their comments. We have the best operating & guiding team in each city who dedicates all their skills to make your dream vacation in the Land of Pharaohs a reality.

Vehicles Used

All of our vehicles are air-conditioned and handled by a professional driver. We pick the most suitable modern vehicles during all of our tours with different sizes and shapes which depend on the number of travelers and the type of the tour. All our vehicles are in the process of continuous updating to live to the highest expectations.

Payment Policy

Tour Packages: 25% is required as a deposit by credit card, Western Union or Wire Bank Transfer.

Methods of Payment: The company accepts all kinds of secure payment methods such as Visa, Master Card, Direct Bank Transfer, PayPal, Western Union and we can provide you with the details about each one of them if ever needed.

Note: Please inquire for the current pricing over Christmas, New Year, Easter, and 2020 Holidays to get the best possible rate.

Children Policy

0 - 01.99 Free of entire Charge for all tours.
0 - 05.99 free of entire Charge (For the tours that don’t require domestic flight tickets).
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the entire tour price (For the tours that require domestic flight tickets).
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the entire tour price.
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Useful Links Answers the Most Common Questions

Egypt Entry Visa

Egypt Travel Tips & Hints

Delicious Egyptian Food

Festivals and Public Holidays in Egypt

Best Places to Visit in Egypt

Your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria itinerary will begin when you arrive at Cairo airport as you will meet our employee who will help you in finishing your passport control formalities and luggage identification & carry. Then, you will be driven by a private air-conditioned car to your hotel for checking-in. 

At Night, you will enjoy a dinner cruise on the soulful Nile as and enjoy a colorful belly dancing show with a folklore band featuring the enchanting Tannoura spin in keeping with Egypt's whirling dervishes tradition, finally, you will return back to your hotel for the overnight.

In day two of your Cairo and Alexandria vacation, you will have your delicious breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, and then join your private tour guide to explore the great monument in ancient Egyptian civilization which are: 

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza pyramids complex is the vault of the immortals that dates to more than 4000 years and include the three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the sole Guardian the great sphinx and the valley temple.

The Great Pyramid of Khufu

Kufu pyramid is the finest example of the eminence, it is one of the oldest and largest constructions in the world built in 2580 BC in 20 years using 2,300,000 blocks of limestone which makes it older than 4500 years old.

The Great Sphinx

The Sphinx is the oldest colossal statue in existence that served as a source for inspiration to countless travelers and artists throughout history. 

The Valley Temple

The valley temple is where the secret of immortality is hidden, it is where the extraordinary mummification process took place since the old kingdom "2686-2181BC".

Have your delicious lunch whether a Pyramids view restaurant or a Nile view restaurant with your tour guide, then continue your tour by visiting:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara step pyramid is what started the golden age of pyramids constructions of ancient Egypt. It was constructed by the genius Imhotep the vizier of Pharaoh Djoser.  

Memphis City

Memphis city was founded by king Menes to be the official capital of Egypt and the home of the god Ptah the patron of creation and artwork.

At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

In your third day, you have your breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, then you will head to the pearl of the Mediterranean city of Alexandria by a private A/C car to continue your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria itinerary where you will explore:

The Citadel of Qaitbey

Qaitbay citadel is a magical relic from the past preserving the spirit of an ancient wonder. it was constructed in 1477 by sultan Al-Ashraf Saif Al-Din Qa'it bay on the same site which held the legendry lighthouse of Alexandria one of seven wonders of the ancient world. 

The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

Catacombs of Alexandria is an ancient horror house buried in the ground which symbolizes the influence of the ancient Egyptian culture on the Greco-Roman Period.

Enjoy your tasty lunch at a seafood restaurant in Alexandria to taste fresh fishes, then head with your tour guide to continue your tour in Alexandria by visiting:

Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar is famous for being the largest monoliths column ever built outside of Rome which was named Pompey's pillar as in the Middle Ages the Crusaders believed that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey is located at the very high top of the pillar.

Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library is one of the largest and most advanced libraries in the world that acts as a commemoration of the ancient Alexandria library. 

After ending your tour to Alexandria, you will return back to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

In the fourth day, you will continue your 6 days Cairo and Alexandria vacation by having your breakfast at your hotel, and heading to the heart of "The City of Minarets" Cairo with your tour guide and witness all the magic unfold:

The Egyptian Museum 

The Egyptian Museum is one of biggest museums in the world and contains a number of great artifacts and monuments dating to more than 4000 years from all the various time periods. 

After visiting the Egyptian museum, head with your tour guide at a restaurant in Cairo to enjoy a good lunch, then continue your tour to old Cairo starting with:

The Hanging Church

The hanging church dates to the 5th century AD where it was constructed on the southern wall of a Roman fortress called Babylon where the holy family hid. The church served as the resident for the Coptic patriarch for a long time.

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the first mosque to be built in Africa in 641 AD which inspired the creation of all the mosques in Cairo.

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue is not like any other monument located in Egypt. It dates back to the 19th century which was used to church before being transformed into a synagogue in 882 AD.

The Khan El Khalili Mosque

Khan El Khalili has countless magical cafes and shops that date back to generations containing phenomenal Islamic architecture and decorations of the street that remains in a very intact condition. 

At the end of the day, you will then return to the hotel for the overnight

In day five, you will continue your 6 days trip to Cairo and Alexandria by exploring all the majestic Islamic attractions the city of Cairo starting with:

Citadel of Salah El-Din

Salah El-Din citadel is a heavenly guardian angel dating back to more than 800 years. It was construction in 1182 AD by the great Ruler the victorious Salah El-Din where it served as the center of rule and as a powerful fortress against foreign invaders like the crusaders & napoleon's French troops. 

Mosque of Mohamed Ali

Mohamed Ali mosque is named the alabaster mosque because of its unique design and the extensive usage of marble which was built between 1830 and 1848 AD to be a replica of the blue mosque in Istanbul.

After that, enjoy your delicious lunch with your tour guide in a restaurant located in Cairo, then continue your tours in Cairo starting with:

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Mosque of Sultan Hassan is a primal example of the early Islamic Mamluk architecture between 1356 A.D and 1363 A.D. The Mosque is 150m in length and covering 7,906 sq m inland and its walls reach the height of 36 m. 

AI Rifai Mosque

Mosque of AI Rifai is a vision of beauty located in Midan al-Qal’a in Cairo next to the Cairo Citadel and opposite the Mosque of Sultan Hassan. The mosque was constructed on a 6,500 sq m and began construction in 1868 and completed in 1912.

Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ibn Tulun Mosque reflects the beautiful true essence of Islamic architecture in the most breathtaking manner. The mosque was constructed on a 26,318 sq m, which makes it the third-largest mosque in the world from 868 to 883 A.D.

At the end of the day, you will then return to your hotel in Cairo for the overnight.

In your final day, you will enjoy your last breakfast in your hotel then head to Cairo airport so you can return home safely packed with the finest memories thus ending your 6 days Cairo & Alexandria vacation.

Note: If you didn't find what you are looking for, then check our Nile cruises or Egypt tour packages to choose your dream tour.

Tour Inclusions

  • All transfers will by a private A.C Car.
  • The service of meet and assist at all your destinations.
  • 5 Nights Accommodation At A 5* Hotel In Cairo All Inclusive.
  • Professional Egyptologist tour guides during all your tours.
  • 4 Lunch Meals During The Day Trips.
  • Water And Soda On Board Of The Vehicle During The Day Trips.
  • All Service Charges And Taxes.
  • Entrance fees to all sites we mentioned in the itinerary.

Tour Exclusions

  • International Airfare.
  • Egypt entry visa.
  • Any Extras Not Mentioned In The Itinerary.
  • Tipping.

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General Tips:

  • The Egyptian pound is the currency of Egypt, and all types of Credit cards are used in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest methods of travel within Cairo but a private car is more safe & comfortable.
  • Stay Hydrated during the summer at all time and don't drink any tap water.
  • Keep your tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.
  • Wear comfortable shoes like a closed toe shoes to easily travel across Egypt terrain.

Quality Measures:

  • Behold the great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple.
  • Explore the allure of Luxor in Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Karnak temple and more.
  • Tour across the captivating wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the Natural magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Swim, Dive and snorkel in mesmerizing Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  • You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.

  • You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

  • Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.

  • We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

  • Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.

  • They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.

  • The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

  • It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.

  • It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.

  • Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

  • Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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