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ANCIENT CAIRO TOUR FROM ALEXANDRIA PORT- PYRAMIDS AND NILE EXPERIENCE

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Ancient Cairo Tour from Alexandria Port- Pyramids and Nile Experience
Book our Full-Day Guided Trip to Cairo from Alexandria Port, this shore excursion allows you to experience the best of Cairo. Explore Pharaohs’ treasures, admire the ancient world wonder-only one that still exists, Enjoy a delicious lunch against the backdrop of the Nile.

Full-Day shore excursion to “the city of a thousand minarets” Cairo, start with by visiting the Pyramids of Giza – Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus- The pyramids were part of the classic seven world wonders and only the Great Pyramid of Giza, that still exists today. Unfold the mystery behind the mythical creatures with the body of a lion and the head of a human by visiting the Great Sphinx. Explore Valley temple, a place that has been buried by desert sand until the 19th century. Home to Pharaoh Khafre, Valley temple is the oldest stone buildings in Egypt. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board while admiring the waterfront landmarks of Cairo and entertained by folkloric show and oriental music. Take a piece of Egypt’s ancient civilization by visiting Papyrus Institute to buy souvenirs before heading back to your ship in Alexandria.

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Ancient Cairo Tour from Alexandria Port- Pyramids and Nile Experience
You will bet and greeted by our representative by the exit door at Alexandria Port. After the meet and Greet, you will be transported to Cairo in an airconditioned vehicle. Enjoy the views of landscape and landmarks during your three hours driver from Alexandria Port. If needed you will be given a stop in the middle.

Visit the Pyramids of Giza that consist of three pyramids, Khufu or Cheops, Khafre or Chephren, and Menkaure or Mycerinus correspond to the kings for whom they were built. Explore the last remaining wonder of the ancient world. Khufu Pyramid is the largest and known as the greatest pyramid, an astonishing work of engineering built over twenty years. Khafre (also known as Chephren) pyramid may look taller than his father’s (Khufu Pyramid) but this is an illusion created by the great engineering of ancient times and in fact, this pyramid shorter than the Great Pyramid. The third Pyramid was built for Khafre’s son, Menkaura.

Visit the Great Sphinx, a colossal limestone statue with the head of a pharaoh and body of a lion. Built by the Khafre and 66 feet high and 240 feet long monument is part of Khafre’s pyramid complex. The age of the Sphinx is still unknown but believed to be 4500 years old. Next, you will be guided to the Valley Temple- which belongs to the Pyramids of Chefren. The purpose of this building is still unknown most of the people believe this was used for the mummification process or opening of the mouth ceremony.

You will be guided to the Nile river where you can enjoy a delicious lunch onboard and entertained by folkloric show and oriental music. The Lunch will include one-hour sailing through the Nile river, and you can admire Cairo’s waterfront landmark.

After the lunch will stop at the Papyrus Institute, this is an important part of Egypt's history. Visit the Institute to buy papyrus souvenirs with your name on the papyrus sheets with different designs. This is the place to buy great souvenirs and gifts for your family or friends back home. Gift the Papyrus sheet with their name inscribed on it and have them framed (like a painting). After the visit of the Papyrus Institute, you will be transferred back to your ship in Alexandria.

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up services from Alexandria Port with Assistance
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Private English speaking Guide. (Other languages available with extra charge )
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites
  • Lunch will be served at a local restaurant
  • Visiting Pyramids of Giza
  • Visit Sphinx Statue
  • Visit Valley Temple
  • Nile Sightseeing Cruising
  • Lunch onboard at Nile Cruise
  • visit Papyrus Institute
  • All Service charges & taxes
  • Any Extras not part of the program
  • Personal expenses and Tips

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Children aged 0-5.99 will be free of charge and 6 - 11.99 ages will pay 50 % of the tour cost. The above 12 years will be considered as adults and adult rates applicable.

If canceled before 24 hours no cancellation fees will be charged and Charges will be applicable for any cancellation charged with 24 hours of the tour date.
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