Your two days tour to Cairo & Alexandria from Aswan is the best way to reach the maximum limit of tranquility and joy. Experience the cradle of human civilization through two of its renowned touristic cities. Enjoy the splendors of Giza and Cairo and marvel at Giza Pyramids Complex which is considered one of the best remarkable wonders in Ancient Egypt then move to explore the Egyptian Museum. On the second day, you will be in the presence of Alexandria must-see attractions just like the Citadel of Qaitbey, Pompey’s Pillar, the Catacombs, and many more. Don’t miss the chance and book now!!
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Your hotel in Aswan|
|Tour Duration||2 Days / 1 Night|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Fly to Cairo / Witness Cairo Highlights
In the morning, one of our company's delegates will pick you up from anywhere you decide in Aswan and transfer you to Aswan Airport on time to catch your flight to Cairo and there, you will be met by your person expert tour guide to visit:
Giza Pyramids are listed among the Seven Wonders of the ancient world in which the ruling period of the 4th dynasty had witnessed the construction of these three jewels. At Giza Necropolis, The Pyramid of Cheops appears to be the most significant pyramid of the three pyramids due to its vast height. Its erection lasted for around 20 years and it stands at 147 meters high and as a result, it believes to be the tallest man-made building in the world for more than 3500 years. In addition to the Great Pyramid, there is also the second tallest pyramid of King Khafre and the smallest one of Menkaure
This constant recognizable statue is the trademark of the Giza Pyramids Complex; it was created upon the request of King Chephren during the 4th dynasty. The Great Sphinx was believed to be the truthful more solid of Giza Pyramids and other monumental features at the Complex, thus it was established with a pharaoh's head and a lion's body to be more terrifying for the enemies.
It's a funerary temple which is situated at Giza Plateau; a part of the temple was established with pink granite and a part with Tura limestone. The valley Temple was mainly established for the purification of the kings' mummies and for the mummification process. Lunch will be served at a wonderful restaurant then move to see:
The Egyptian Government had commissioned the Museum of the Egyptian Antiquities in 1835 to save the priceless artifacts that appear the greatness of Ancient Egypt history and prevent the plundering of the country's monuments. And now the museum turned into a house to 120,000 pieces of antiquities and relics where the majestic mummy of the awesome King Tutankhamen and many more had also been placed. Check-in 5* hotel to spend the night.
Travel to Alexandria / Back to Aswan
Breakfast at the hotel then you will be taken by your professional Egyptologist in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit Alexandria must-see attractions:
The Pompey's Pillar, It's a Roman triumphal column located in Alexandria and it was created to honor Augustus Diocletian. It's the largest memorial column in Egypt, made from red granite and it towers around 28 meters tall.
The Catacombs is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. It was set up in the 2nd century AD then it was found by a donkey by accident in 1900. What makes must-see attraction is that it’s a wonderful structure that combines Roman art and Pharaonic design.
Citadel of Qaitbey is an Islamic defensive fortress that was built in 1477 AD by Ashraf Sayf El-Din Qa'itbay. It's located in Alexandria city, at the same place of the ancient Alexandria Lighthouse and it's considered one of the strongest fortifications on the Mediterranean Sea Coast. Have an amazing lunch meal at a fish restaurant then head to:
Alexandria Library is the most well-famed cultural spot in the Middle East and it's the truly wealthy home of the most unique books of all fields in Arabic, English, and French. Finally, we will transfer you to Cairo Airport to fly back to Aswan and drive you to your hotel or any place you decide in Aswan.
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My friend & I have just returned from a fab week in Hurghada. We wanted to book a day trip to Luxor at £94, but ended up booking a the overnight trip to Luxor as it was only £10 more! The trip exceeded our expections because of the fascinating temples, the overnight stay on the Nile & our fabulous & very knowledgeable tour guide (Mahmoud A-B).