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Egypt Shore Excursions: Cairo City tour & Giza Pyramids 2 days trip from Alexandria port
Dated: Mar 01, 2010
Enjoy Shore excursion and sightseeing to Cairo from vessels & cruise ships arriving Alexandria port . You
will see the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, the Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel and
Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque.
Day 01: Giza Day tour.
Your Egypt Tours tour guide will pick you up from Alexandria Port by the cruise exit door. After that you
will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo. Pay a visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren
and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which
dates back to the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the
Pyramid of Chephren. After that 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. Enjoy lunch at a local
restaurant. Then proceed to Khan El Khalili Bazaar, one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the
Middle East.(optional ) sound and light show of the pyramids, Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Cairo Day tour.
Breakfast at hotel, excursion to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period.
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which are considered the largest most precious
collection of Egyptian artifacts 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 its discovery in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Lunch at local
restaurant. Then proceed to Salah el Din Citadel, Albaster mosque of Mohamed Ali which was designed by
the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul to