Mother of the World and City of a Thousand Minarets are just a few of the popular expressions used to describe this momentous city, set at the heart of the Middle East.
Discover Cairo in 5 days, where you will see the secret of ancient Egyptian civilization.
Arrive at Cairo International Airport, meet Travel Express representative who will assist you through airport customs & formalities. Transfer by a private and air-conditioned coach to hotel for check inn.
Pick up from hotel to discover the amazing views of Cairo at night, by visiting Cairo tower, The Cairo Opera (panoramic). Next head to Baron Palace and then transfer to Citadel of Salah EL Din and EL Moez Street. Can stop to have photos. Enjoy seeing the life of Egyptian at light and their habits and traditions. Before transfer back to hotel, will enjoy having dinner at Pinchos Restaurant at 1920 hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, start exploring the City of Cairo. Transfer to Giza Area where rise The Great Pyramids Chepos, Chephren & Mycrenios, which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World & nearly The Sphinx, The steadfast guard of the land of Pharaohs, featuring the mask of Chephren & the body of a Lion keeps watching over them. After lunch at local restaurant, transfer to Sakkara, the oldest pyramid in Egypt (the step pyramid). Travel to the past in exploring this 7000 year old pyramid. Go inside the Teti pyramids, where you can find ancient inscriptions inside, which were like a religious book for ancient Egyptian people during the old kingdom. Back to hotel to have some rest.
After breakfast at hotel, start visit The Egyptian Museum where you can see 250.000 piece of art dated back to 5000 years ago. The most important display is the Fabulous Treasures of Tutankhamen especially the solid Golden Mask. After lunch at local restaurant transfer to Slah EL Din Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mousque. Then drive through the narrow lanes of Old Cairo to get to the southern fringes, where Coptic Cairo is located. There, will experience the Circular Orthodox Church of Saint George, followed by the Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary, located on top of the water gate. Advancing through the alleyways of the old city, you'll get the chance to visit the Church of Saint Sergius and the Church of Santa Barbara. Next go to Khan el Khalili bazaar which is one of the most impressive oriental bazaar comprises a large number of shops which expose fabulous collection of Gold and Silver Jewelry. Transfer back to Hotel to have some rest.
After breakfast at hotel transfer to Alexandria by private and air-conditioned coach (it takes approx. 03 hours). First,visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery. Then, visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments. Drive by Pompay’s Pillar and stop for a photo. Next stop in the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world. Visit its open court, manuscripts museum, president Saddat Museum, and the impressions of Alexandria Museum. Afterwards, visit the the Abu El abbas Mosque. Continue to see the outside of Qaitbay citadel which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse. After lunch at seafood restaurant visit the gardens of Montazah and the royal gardens of King Farouk. See the royal palaces of Haramlek and Salamlek, and finally, walk along the famous Montazah bridge. Transfer back to Cairo. Overnight at Cairo Hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.