Day 01: Luxor / Cairo Sightseeing
An early start for your transfer to Luxor Airport for your flight to Cairo, where you will be accompanied by your own Egyptologist tour guide to visit the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s greatest attractions to visit the Great Pyramids, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Middle Pyramids of Chephren and the smallest Mykerinos Pyramid along with the famous mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient Pharaohs. This tour includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great Sphinx.
Lunch at quality restaurant is included, then a visit to the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities,built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt. Learn about the great Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt.
Continue your tour to visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the Hanging Church or the Suspended Church, this basilica church was named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon. The church became the centre of the Christian Church of Egypt.
Afterwards enjoy an evening of shopping at the Khan El Khalili famous Bazaar and old market in Cairo.Then transfer to the hotel for check in and Enjoy your overnight stay in Cairo.
Please note : An optional evening tour to attend the fabulous Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids is available or you may wish to enjoy an evening on a luxurious Nile cruise ship for dinner, belly dance and oriental show for 2 hours then you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Day 02: Alexandria Sightseeing - Cairo Return Luxor
Morning transfer from the hotel with your personal English speaking Egyptologist Guide who will accompanied you to visit Alexandria, home of Alexander the Great .
Visit the ancient sites of the Catacombs of Kom El- Shokafa and Pompey's Pillar which dates back to the 3rd century. It is Over 25 meters high, and it is made of granite, and is the last of the remaining relics of the Serapeum. The Pillar was erected in honor of Emperor Diocletian, Roman Amphitheater, Fort Qaitbay.
And then visiting the Alexandria library.The library was reconstructed by building the new library in Selsela at Shatby which is beside the conference centre.. The library is one of the greatest cultural and scientific centres that specialize in the affairs of, literature, civilization, sciences and arts in the area so attracts scholars from all over the world. lunch is included.
Finally, escorted by your Guide back to Cairo then to Cairo Airport to fly back to Luxor with direct transfer to your hotel.