Hotels / Nile Cruise:
Accommodation Plan 5 stars:
Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel, Steigenberger Pyramids – Ramses Hilton ,
Tolip Alexandria Hotel
|4 Stars||5 Stars|
Price per person in DBL or TRPL Room
|Christmas & Easter – DBL or TRPL Room||660 $||
|Christmas & Easter – Solo traveler||925 $||
Day 1: Arrival to Cairo
Arrival to Cairo airport, upon you arrival you will find our representative waiting you with the sign of Yara tours, then you will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 2: Cairo Tour 1
Breakfast. Start your full day visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry, as it was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
Visit the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx – a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren and you will enjoy a free camel ride.
(Optional) Evening trip to enjoy you dinner onboard a Nile cruise for 2 hours including watching Egyptian folk shows.
At the end of the day we will transfer you back to your hotel.
Day 3: Alexandria Tour
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour to Alexandria. Start the tour with the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court and free museums.
Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase an extra ticket.
Then visit the Site of the Lighthouse; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World on which now stands the castle of Qaitbey. Visit the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and see the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek as well as the royal beaches of the queens. Continue your tour by visiting the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque, as well as the memorial of the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria and the statue of Alexander the Great.
You can then stop for optional lunch before visiting the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa before driving along the Cornish (30 km) to see the whole city of Alexandria from the sea side which includes the old harbor of Alexandria where we found 7000 monuments underwater. Stop over the famous bridge of Stanley – the modern landmark of modern Alexandria, before visiting the old downtown of Alexandria and walking through the old city-center of Alexandria: built by Alexander the great. Travel in comfort back to your hotel.
Alexandria has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you at the cost price no profit to us.
Day 4: Alex Free Day
Breakfast. Free day – optional activities:
– Day Trip to Rosetta where we discovered Rosetta stone.
– Alamein Day Trip; El Alamein is a battle site of the Second World War.
– Alexandria by night.
Overnight in Alexandria
Day 5: Alex – Cairo Tour 2
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer back to Cairo. Arrival and move to visit the Step Pyramids of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser.
After that transfer to Memphis which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 6: Cairo free day
Breakfast. Free day. optional activities:
– Castle of Salah El Dien , Mohamed Aly Mosque & Old Cairo Tour
– Evening trip to attend the Sound & Light show in the Pyramids area.
Overnight in Cairo.
Day 7: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel our representative will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.
4 Nights hotel accommodation in Cairo on bed and breakfast basis
2 Nights hotel accommodation in Alexandria on bed and breakfast basis
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting the Egyptian Museum, Great Pyramids, Sphinx
1 Day tour in Cairo visiting Memphis & Sakkara
1 Day tour in Alexandria
All transfers in Cairo and Alexandria
English speaking expert guide
All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle
The service of meet and assist at all your destinations
All your visits include entrance fees
Our prices include all taxes and services
Egypt entry visa (We can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request)
Drinks and any personal expenses