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Cairo and Alexandria Explorer

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Icon Holidays : Middle East : Egypt : Cairo and Alexandria Explorer
Days: 7 Days
Nights: 6 Nights
Validity: 2016/2017
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Day 1:


After your arrival at Cairo International Airport we will transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight: Cairo

Day 2:


This morning we set off to explore the mysteries of the Pyramids. First we visit the Great Pyramids of Giza. There will be time to wander and explore, plenty of photo opportunities and if open you will be able to enter the central chamber of Cheops. We then visit the Solar Boat Museum, and of course the mighty Sphinx. After lunch nearby, we drive through farmland to Memphis, once the capital of the Old Kingdom. Here you will see the incredible alabaster statue of Ramses II. From here we drive to Sakkara to view the World’s oldest stone structure, the “step” pyramid. Overnight: Cairo (B, L)

Day 3:


An early start will see us at the Egyptian Museum at opening time. The museum holds an astonishing array of archaeological finds, but nothing compares to the exquisite riches of Tutankhamun, whose death-mask is magnificent. After lunch we enter the world of Islamic Cairo, and visit the Citadel and the 19th Century Mosque of Mohammed Ali. We then explore incredible Khan El Khalili Bazaar. There is time to ensure that you have tea or coffee at Café Fishawi – not only the oldest continuous running restaurant on Earth, but also the place where Naguib Mahfouz literally wrote his wonderful novels based in and around this part of Cairo. Overnight: Cairo (B, L) 

Day 4:

Cairo - Alexandria

Today we have an early morning transfer from Cairo to Alexandria, via the Desert Highway.  After arrival, we visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shukafa, found beneath the streets of the city. Then a quick drive and we are at Pompey\\\'s Pillar, and later, the famous Alexandria Library. We will also view the Qait Bay fort, whose foundation stones came from the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the original Seven Wonders of the World.Overnight:  Alexandria (B, L)

Day 5:


Today will have a very special trip, well off the beaten tourist track, to the strategic town of Rosetta, where the Nile meets the Mediterranean. Rosetta is most famous as the site of the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. You can explore the streets of the town where goods are carried to street-side market stalls by donkey.  You will be able to visit some of the beautiful historical Ottoman houses before returning to Alexandria.Overnight:  Alexandria (B)

Day 6:

Alexandria - Cairo

Today it’s time to check-out of your hotel and drive to El Alamein, the site of the decisive Allied victory over German troops during World War II. Time will be spent exploring the War Cemetery. Let us know if you are aware of any relatives who may be buried in this solemn spot. After time for contemplation we continue driving to Cairo

Overnight:  Cairo (B) 

Day 7:

Depart Cairo

Transfer from hotel to airport.Depart Cairo.

End of services (B).


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  • All arrangements as per itinerary
  • Private guide and driver throughout
  • twin share
  • meals included as per itinerary
  • all entrance fees
  • Bottled water during excursions
  • Visit to the Mummy Room
  • Solar Boat Museum


  • All services that are not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Visa requirements
  • Travel Insurance
  • International airline tickets
  • Laundry
  • Tipping
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