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Best of Cairo & Alexandria

Alexandria

Destination

Cultural

Tour Type

5 Days 4 Nights

Duration

Every Day

Runs on

From $ 350

Per Person

Tour Overview

Enjoy a short Egypt trip in which you will witness the glory of its Capital, Cairo, by exploring its most appealing attractions including the legendary Pyramids, all during a 3 nights stay. Then continue your trip in Alexandria, where you will be mesmerized by its enchanting the beauty and explore its unique ancient history.

Itinerary

Our Itinerary in Discovery travel is simply a detailed tour plan for a journey which includes list of places – sites and activities plus Accommodation -Food & Beverage -Transportation -Fun are experienced on daily basis by our dear guests.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Day

Your tour leader will meet you inside the arrival area; he will assist you through the airport formalities (arrival procedures) and then transfer you by private air conditioned vehicle to your hotel. Your tour leader will assist you with hotel check in and review your holiday itinerary with you to Prepare and confirm pick-up times for each tour.

After Breakfast, your qualified Egyptologist will meet you at your hotel with a modern air conditioned vehicle. The Egyptologist will be guiding you throughout the duration of the trip today to some of the most amazing historical sites in Egypt. Enjoy the civilization of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus of Giza which are erected on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the Nile River near Giza in Cairo. In ancient times they were included amongst the Seven Wonders of the World, and then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates from the time of Chephren, the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant, and then you will be transferred to enjoy the Egyptian Museum where you can see the collection of Tutankhamen amongst other splendid pharaonic artifacts which is said to exceed more than 120,000 items on display. Continue to Old Cairo to discover one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East which is called Khan El Khalili. Overnight at Cairo hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will pick you up from your hotel by air-conditioned private vehicle and transfer you to your hotel in Alexandria.After checking in at your hotel, your qualified Egyptologist will be guiding you to enjoy visiting the Catacombs of Kum El Shukafa, which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the middle ages; It was discovered in 1900 after they had been looking for it for about 12 years. Proceed to see Pompey’s Pillar, the largest of its type constructed outside of the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. Move to visit the Alexandria Library, which contain copy of approximate every book published in the world. This makes the library one of the great literary sites in the world. Overnight at Alexandria hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you by air-conditioned private vehicle back to your hotel in Cairo.After checking in at your hotel, enjoy a spiritual day tour to the Islamic and Coptic sites in Cairo starting with Salah El Din Citadel where Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside, aslo Al Gowhara palace which built by Mamluks ans Ottmanian. Then proceed to lbn Toulon Mosque, the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area, move to the Museum of Gayer Anderson that includes the private collection of Major Gayer-Anderson as well as furniture, glassware, crystal, carpets, silks and embroidered Arab costumes. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Abu Srga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Overnight at Cairo hotel.

After Breakfast at the hotel, free time before your flight, check out and then your tour leader will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport for departure flight.

Included

  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Cairo International Airport
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo Hotel
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Alexandria Hotel
  • Hotels accommodation is on bed and breakfast basis
  • Internal transfers from airports to hotels and vice versa
  • Sightseeing tours include a qualified Egyptologist
  • Entrance Fee’s as per the itinerary/programme listed above
  • All ground transportation and transfers as per itinerary
  • Company representative accompanying transfers
  • Modern air conditioned vehicles

Excluded

  • Egypt Entrance Visa ($25 per person)
  • Domestic Airfare Tickets
  • Beverages, room bills or food extra to programme>
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping / Gratuities (client’s discretion)
  • Medical Insurance

Prices / Plan A

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

Prices / Plan B

Individual

PricePer Person

Rooms May : Sept Oct : April
Single 1000 USD 1100 USD
Double 800 USD 850 USD
Child with bed 400 USD 450 USD
Child w/o bed 300 USD 300 USD

All prices are quoted above in a selection of currencies and these are a based on the US Dollar at the rate of exchange when published. Prices are per person per trip and are valid until the 30th April 2021, except during peak seasons such as Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays. Single room occupancy is available against the supplement stated above; sometimes it may be a different rate when not travelling as part of a group. Please contact us anytime to check!

Children Policy

As you will be able to see from the table show above we operate a simple children’s price policy as detailed below; please note that any discount does not always apply to any holidays that involve an airfare, we will inform you when you enquire.
00 : 01.99 years Free of Charge 02 : 05.99 years 25% of Adult Price
06 : 11.99 years 50% of Adult Price 12+ years Full Adult Price
It is important that the ages above refer to the age when travelling.

Tipping & Gratuities (Clients Discretion)

Throughout all our tour pages you will see the words “tipping & gratuities” always shown within the excluded section of the tab on “specifics”.  It is customary in Egypt to express ones satisfaction of the service received from the staff that have looked after him throughout his trip. It is not obligatory however it is well received amongst the staff that will be looking after you; our personal motto is “tip little but often”.

Payment Policy

It is advisable to reserve your Egypt trip as early as possible, thus ensuring that you can relax with the knowledge that you have secured the best trip for you. To ensure the trip is reserved and secured with Discovery Tours Egypt we will request a deposit of 25% from the total amount due, as you can appreciate this deposit counts towards your final payment. Discovery Tours Egypt is able to accept payment by Credit Cards, Bank Transfer and/or Western Union. We are also able to accept PayPal .

Egypt Entrance Visa

Upon arrival to Egypt you need to hold a valid passport with at least 6 months validity beyond your scheduled date of departure. Most countries have the ability to obtain a visa upon arrival for US Dollars 25 per passport. It is suggested that you check with your local Egyptian Consulate before departure if you can obtain a visa on arrival or not.

Additional Information

  • Please note hotel check-in is available from 2pm
  • Please note that hotel check-out is 12 noon
  • Once domestic flights are booked they are non-refundable

Extra’s To Program

All our Egypt tours include the sites as per the program however we do not include the special sites within these; such as entering inside the Pyramids, the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum, enter Tomb of Tutankhamen and others. There should always be sufficient time to visit these sites; please liaise with your Egyptologist at the beginning of the tour. They will try their best to provide you with the accurate information advise you of the extra costs and obtain the tickets for you.
All rates published on our website are correct at the date of creating this package. Please appreciate that some rates can change, as well as itineraries, entrance fees and much more. Therefore please contact us today for the best possible rate.

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