Unveil the treasures of Egypt with our immersive 7-day Cairo & Alexandria Tour. From the iconic pyramids of Giza to the coastal allure of Alexandria, this journey is a captivating blend of history, culture, and exploration. Dive into the mysteries of the pharaohs, savor authentic Egyptian cuisine, and immerse yourself in the vibrant local life. With customizable options and instant booking confirmation, your Egyptian adventure starts here.

Overview:

Discover the magic of Egypt with a meticulously planned 7-day tour, encompassing the bustling city of Cairo and the coastal charm of Alexandria. Expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and hassle-free logistics guarantee an unforgettable journey.

Highlights of the Tour:

  • Explore the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Visit the Egyptian Museum, home to thousands of ancient artifacts
  • Discover the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque
  • Stroll through the bustling Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Experience the coastal beauty of Alexandria
  • Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and Pompey’s Pillar
  • Admire the stunning Montaza Palace and its lush gardens
  • Savor delicious Egyptian cuisine at local restaurants

Advantages:

  • Knowledgeable local guides with in-depth knowledge
  • Customization options to cater to your preferences
  • Secure and comfortable transportation
  • Quality accommodations
  • Easy booking with instant confirmation

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

  • Meet and greet at Cairo International Airport
  • Transfer to your hotel and check-in
  • Welcome dinner at a local restaurant

Day 2: Cairo – Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum
  • Dinner at the hotel

Day 3: Cairo – Citadel & Khan El Khalili

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Explore the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Stroll through Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • Dinner at the hotel

Day 4: Cairo – Alexandria

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Drive to Alexandria
  • Visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and Pompey’s Pillar
  • Lunch with a view of the Mediterranean Sea
  • Explore Montaza Palace and its lush gardens
  • Return to Cairo and check-in at your hotel
  • Dinner at the hotel

Day 5: Cairo – Free Day or Optional Excursions

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Enjoy a free day in Cairo or choose from optional excursions
  • Dinner at the hotel

Day 6: Cairo – Free Day or Optional Excursions

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Another free day in Cairo or optional excursions
  • Dinner at the hotel

Day 7: Departure from Cairo

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Cairo International Airport
  • Departure for your next destination

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Airport transfers
  • Private transportation
  • Expert local guides
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all attractions
  • All taxes and service charges

Exclusions:

  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities

Pricing Information:

Accommodation Plan (A) 5 stars:

Cairo:Le Méridien – Steigenberger Pyramids- Ramses Hilton- Helnan – Barcelo Pyramids- Pyramisa

Luxor: Steigenberger Nile. 

Nile cruises: MS Emilio, MS Radamis, MS Princess, MS Sara

3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room1010 $1060 $1120 $
Solo traveler1765 $1815 $1920 $
Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room1170 $1205 $1290 $
Christmas & Easter – Solo Traveler2025 $2090 $2235 $
Accommodation Plan (B) Luxury:

Cairo: Kempinski – Fairmont Cairo – Hilton Curnrad -Marriott Sheraton- Hilton Golf pyramids

Luxor: Hilton – Sonesta St. George.

Nile Cruises: MS Amwaj Nile Cruise, MS Nile Premium, MS Bule shadow, MS Jaz Jubilee, Crown Emperor, Steigenberger.

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room2060 $2570 $
Solo traveller3440 $4170 $
Ultimate Luxury:

Cairo: Four Seasons -Marriott Mena House – Kempinski Nile Deluxe – Fairmont Nile Premium – Hyatt Regency

Luxor: Sofitel Winter Palace.

Nile cruises: Sanctuary Sun Boat – Oberoi Cruises – Movenpick Royal Cruises – Sonesta Cruises – Le Fayan – Ms Farah -MS Acamar 

All year roundChristmas and Easter
Price per person in dbl room3360 $3870 $
Solo traveller5255 $5700 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites.
  • Stay hydrated and wear sunscreen, as Egypt can get hot.
  • Sample local street food for an authentic culinary experience.
  • Respect local customs and traditions.

Trip Notes:

  • Itineraries and prices are subject to change based on availability and local conditions.
  • This tour involves moderate walking; comfortable footwear is recommended.
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

FAQs:

  • Is Egypt safe for travelers? Egypt is a safe and welcoming destination with well-monitored tourist areas.
  • Can I customize my itinerary? Yes, we offer customization options to tailor the tour to your preferences.
  • What is the best time to visit Egypt? The best time is from October to April when the weather is mild.
  • Is tipping common in Egypt? Tipping is customary in Egypt and appreciated by service providers.

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Egypt Tours Tips

  • Footwear Comfort: Ensure you wear comfortable shoes, as you’ll be doing a lot of walking and exploring.
  • Local SIM Card: Consider purchasing a local SIM card for convenient and affordable access to mobile data and calls.
  • Currency: Carry some Egyptian pounds as the local currency, which will be widely accepted in most places.
  • Basic Arabic Phrases: Learning a few Arabic phrases like “Shokran” (Thank you) and “Mn Fadlak” (Please) can go a long way in communication and showing respect to the local culture.
  • Culinary Adventures: Don’t miss out on trying traditional Egyptian dishes like Ful and Ta’meya, which are both delicious and a cultural experience.
  • Stay Hydrated: It’s important to stay hydrated, especially during the scorching summer months. Carry a water bottle with you.
  • Weekend Days: Note that the weekend in Egypt is on Friday and Saturday, so plan your activities and visits accordingly.
  • Metro Travel: The Cairo Metro is one of the quickest and most cost-effective ways to get around the city, so consider using it for transportation.
  • Tour Guide: Having a knowledgeable tour guide can enhance your experience in Egypt, as they can provide insights into the history and culture of the places you visit.

General Highlights

  • Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx: Explore the iconic Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid, and visit the enigmatic Sphinx nearby.
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar: Shop for souvenirs and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Khan El Khalili Bazaar in Old Cairo.
  • Islamic & Coptic Attractions: Experience the rich history and spirituality of Old Cairo by visiting its Islamic and Coptic attractions, including mosques and churches.
  • Luxor’s Majestic Temples & Tombs: Witness the grandeur of Luxor by exploring its magnificent temples like Karnak and Luxor Temple, as well as the Valley of the Kings and Queens.
  • Egyptian Museum: Rediscover Egypt’s fascinating history at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, home to countless ancient artifacts, including Tutankhamun’s treasures.
  • Philae and Abu Simbel Temples: Visit the stunning temples of Philae in Aswan and the colossal Abu Simbel temples, known for their incredible architecture and history.
  • Nile Cruise: Take a picturesque Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan, or the reverse journey, to witness the beauty of the Nile River and explore historical sites along the way.
  • Egyptian Oases: Discover the natural allure of Egyptian oases like Siwa and Bahariya, where you can experience a tranquil desert landscape and unique culture.
  • Red Sea Adventures: Enjoy water activities like swimming, diving, and snorkeling in resort cities along the Red Sea, such as Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, known for their beautiful coral reefs and marine life.

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