Here is an outstanding 2 days Cairo & Alexandria trip from Luxor to enjoy the majestic attractions in Cairo & Giza in addition to the tiptop attractions in Alexandria that can be visited with us now in a couple of days while being in Luxor. So seize the opportunity and head to the heart of Egypt with a professional guide who will assist you in knowing all about the history of the most well know Egyptian cities. Kindly Find out the below itinerary that includes all of the necessary information regarding your tour and don’t miss your chance in booking your adventure with us.
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Your Hotel / Nile Cruise|
|Tour Duration||2 Days / 1 Night|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Fly from Luxor to Cairo - Visit Giza Pyramids & the Museum
While being in Luxor, you will have the chance to tour around the amazing attractions in Giza & Cairo in a well-arranged tour from A to Z. One of our representatives will pick you up either from your hotel in Luxor or from Luxor Airport so that you catch your flight to Cairo in a very smooth way. When you arrive in Cairo, you will meet your tour guide who is going to transfer you in a private modern A.C vehicle first to Giza Plateau where you will visit the following sites:
This must-visit site has been well chosen by the ancient Egyptians to be the site of the tiptop attractions of Egypt and it includes inside sightseeing that narrates hundreds if not thousands of stories of hard-working, years of patience, and the will to accomplish what had never been accomplished before nor will be able to accomplish after. In this Giza pyramids complex, you will find:
Khufu pyramid has always been considered a defining symbol of Egypt and the last of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. It has been built over the twenty-year period during the reign of King Khufu. The number of blocks of stone it includes is more than 2 million. It was built mainly to be the tomb of the king and there are tens of different theories about the way it was built and your tour guide will assist you to know some of these theories and mysteries while being on spot.
This mythical Sphinx has always been the guard in Giza Complex and it was actually buried for most of its life in the desert sand. It is located about 10 km west of Cairo. Just like the Great Pyramid of Khufu, there are many mysteries that revolve around the great Sphinx including the purpose & method of its construction, concealed chambers, and relationship to the pyramids, the role of prophecy, and much more.
The ancient Egyptians were known for their mummification processes to their dead as they really believed in the afterlife and wanted to get everything prepared for that stage in the Valley temple. That is why; they have invented some steps in mummifying their dead and prepare for the afterlife journey. All of these processes have been prepared in the Valley temple so it is going to be a true adventure for those who seek to find mysteries and ancient secrets.
You will head with your tour guide now to a Pyramid view restaurant where you will have your lunch meal, relax, and then proceed to downtown Cairo where you will visit:
The Egyptian Museum is on the top list of the most-visited sites in Egypt where you will see several ancient historical pharaonic pieces. There are more than 120000 different items and moreover, the most interesting thing to be seen inside the museum is the hall of the mummies that will allow you to witness the superior quality of life that the ancient Egyptians used to live.
After finishing your tour, you will be driven to check-in your 5* Hotel in Cairo where you will spend your magical night.
Tour to Alexandria Attractions - Fly Back to Luxor from Cairo
After having your delicious breakfast, you will check-out your hotel and then your private tour guide will take you on a majesty tour towards the heart of Alexandria city that has always been known as “The Bride of the Mediterranean Sea”. There, you will visit some of the most recommended tourist sightseeing including:
You will start your day with a tour of the picturesque citadel of Sultan Qaitbey that has been built during the 14th century to defend the city of Alexandria against the attacks of the Ottoman Empire. The amazing Qaibay citadel houses a small naval museum and it is going to be a wonderful experience to check the huge structure that once stood on its foundation.
The discovery of this site has been made in an accident in 1900 and the most notable thing regarding this site is that it is considered the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt. The Catacombs of Alexandria includes three tiers of tombs & chambers that will let you feel like being like Indiana Hones while discovering the tombs buried beneath earth hundreds of years ago.
This is the biggest column in Egypt, Pompey's Pillar has been erected between 248& 305 A.D by the Roman ruler to honor the Roman Emperor Diocletian. That emperor helped his people a lot to overcome a real disaster. There are also other monuments that are located around the column and you will be able to check all of them while being on spot with your tour guide.
For those who love reading and finding all about ancient life, a tour to Alexandria library will definitely cheer them out and inside that library, you will find a copy from every single book that has ever been published all over the world in addition to some galleries, museums, and so many interesting sections inside the library that will make you pray not to finish your tour.
Finally, we will transfer you in a private air-conditioned car to Cairo Airport where you will manage to catch your flight back to Luxor and upon your arrival, our representative will transfer you back to your hotel.
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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).