Day 1: Great Pyramids & Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Your Amwag Tours guide and manager will be waiting inside Alexandria Port for you. They will be holding a sign showing your name. You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you.
From the moment your tour starts, your guides will give you full attention. Once in the car, your guide will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you.
Travel to the Great Pyramids one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, enjoy a panoramic view of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Visit The Great Sphinx, the Valley Temple & many outstanding photo stops. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant, Then panoramic photo stop for Cairo and river Nile and Cairo city tour.
Duration: 45 minutes
Pass By: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt
Move on to visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities that includes King Tutankhamen’s treasures. The Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.
Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold and jewelry which were enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
End the day with an optional visit to traditional bazaars then drive to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
You can book an evening trip to the fabulous sound and light show at the Pyramids§
Go aboard a luxurious Nile cruise ship for dinner, belly dancing and an oriental show for 2 hours
Accommodation included: Accommodation for 1 night at 5* hotel
Day 2: Around Coptic Cairo
Pass By: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt
Around Coptic Cairo
After breakfast, your tour guide will be waiting in the lobby start your tour to visit the Old Cairo; We visit the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Berbara, The hanging Church, We will also visit the old Jewish Ben Ezra Synagogue. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant, Then visit the Citadel of Salah-El-Din with a visit to Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque.The Citadel that was built by Salah-El-Din in the 12th Century and was the seat of power for the following 700 years. On the premises is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, one of the landmarks of Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of the city.
The Mohammed Ali mosque was built in Turkish style, very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey.
Finally, you will be escorted back to Alexandria, where you will have the opportunity to take photos of the famous library of Alexandria and the lighthouse before being taken, by your guide, back to your cruise ship 2 hours before your departure time.
Your overnight trip from Alexandria, with Amwag Tours, has been designed to help you enjoy the maximum amount of Egypt with the least amount of time.
If you want to customize your trip, please let us know.
Comfortable walking shoes and sun hat are recommended.
Tour can start from Alexandria and end in Port said or vice versa.
No accommodation included on this day.