Day 1- Arrival day in Cairo:
Marsa Alam tours representative will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport, Transfer to hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle, Overnight in the Hotel( Giza Pyramids view Guest house )or similar (optional upgrade)
Accommodation: Giza Pyramids view Guesthouse
Meals: not included
Walking distance: none
Day 2-The Pyramids of Giza and Cairo Museum:
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo by our tour guide and walk to the Pyramids of Giza 1 K.m enjoy guided tour to The Pyramids of Giza ( Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, which dates back to the time of and visit the Valley Temple of King
It is an amazing moment to enjoy walking behind the great Pyramids of Giza in the desert and wonder the Glory of ancient Egyptians.
Then visit the Egyptian Museum
the Egyptian Museum
It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen - A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in 1920 when his tomb was excavated.
The entrance fee to the Mummies room is not included.
Overnight in Cairo
Accommodation: Giza Pyramids view Guesthouse
Meals: full board.
Walking distance: 10 km / 5hours
3- Days Alexandria
Start your day tour in Alexandria by visiting The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa
The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa
Archaeologists believe that the catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. this was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixture of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years
The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay
Has nothing to do with Pompey.The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honour Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria
The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the city against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in 3rd Century A.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King Qeitbay
Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant
The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.
Back to Cairo from Alexandria Arrival Cairo at 19:00
Day4- Cairo to the white desert
At 06:00 am Pick up time from your hotel in Giza or in Cairo, drive to Bahariya Oasis , which located about 350 km east of Cairo This journey takes about 4 hours, arrive at 10:00 there will be stops during the trip for WC and Coffee
At 10:00 you will take your 4x4 Jeep and drive to the black desert
12:00 The Lunch will be served here in El Haize oasis
13:00 Then drive to the valley of Agabat
15:00 Arrive at the Valley of Agabat is deep within the white desert You have to be there to feel the out-worldly beauty of the place. Millions of years ago, the place used to be under the sea. Over the years, unique rock formations of limestone, chalk (and maybe sand) developed.
16: 30 explore the white desert National Park, the most well-known desert destination in Egypt.
17:30 Make tents and Enjoy the sunset
18:30 As the sky turns pink then deepest fiery orange, the rock-shapes fade, and silence is all around. Sitting around a small fire and enjoying the simplest meal of chicken, rice, and vegetables, you will feel like nothing has ever tasted so good. Bedouin staff will arrange dinner and desert camping.
At 06:00 am Enjoy sunrise
At 07:00 Am you'll enjoy breakfast in the desert, before driving to Bahariya Oasis
At 09:00 On the way back, you will visit Crystal Mountain , Crystal Mountain , locally known as Gebel al-Izzaz. It's more of a crystal hill, seen on the right, which is often called the Jewel of the desert is formed by the quartzite crystals and looks amazing in the sun's rays. A few decades ago, that natural feature has been found by accident.
11:00 Drive to Bahariya Oasis , Soak in the heat at Bir Sigam , a hot spring that can help to relax. Located at 7 km east of Bahariya on the Cairo road, the spring is the best hot spring in temperature,
12:00 Then drive back to Cairo . Arrival at Cairo at 16:30
Day 6-Old Cairo
Pick Up time from your hotel i with your Egyptologist tour guide, you will drive up to the Saladin Citadel, constructed by Salah al-Din on the Moqattam Hills in 1183 AD as a defense against Crusader armies. Known for its fresh air and sweeping views of Cairo , it is now a preserved historic site of mosques and museums, including the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha
Designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, who came to Cairo especially from Istanbul to build the great building, the mosque's alabaster structure stands in beautiful contrast to the sandstone city.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Old Cairo
Then, visit Old Cairo to see major attractions such as the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga, one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo
Continue to the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East. Discover the old Cairo the center of Cairo’s trading activities since the 14th century. After an amazing trip, Overnight in Cairo
Meals- Breakfast and Lunch
Day 7- International departure:
Check out - transfer to Cairo airport for final departure. You can extend your stay in Cairo