DISCOVER EGYPT - 9 Days - 8 Nights (Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, El Alamein, Memphis and Sakkara)
DAY 1 - Depart USA gateway for Cairo. Your dream trip to Egypt begins when you board your flight.
DAY 2 - Morning arrival Cairo. Following customs/immigrations clearance formalities meet your guide (look for sign with your name) for transfer to your hotel. Overnight MOVENPICK PYRAMIDS HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 3 - Following breakfast, meet your guide for a full day of touring. Drive to the Giza Plateau to visit the three pyramids of King Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, as well as the Valley Temple with the Sphinx. Following lunch visit the National Egyptian Museum and listen to the historic commentary given by your tour guide as you discover the halls of history. Here you will admire the treasure of the "Boy King" Tutankhamun. Return to your hotel early evening. Overnight MOVENPICK PYRAMIDS HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 4 - Following breakfast meet your guide for another day of touring. Today, explore Cairo and Alexandria. Discover Cairo's oldest part of its city known as Coptic Cairo, this was originally a Roman fortress town called "Babylon" One can still see some of the Roman walls. Next we visit the Citadel of Saladin with its beautiful mosque. Leave Cairo and drive North through the Nile Delta area. Lunch is included en-route. Enjoy the beautiful picturesque Egyptian countryside as you arrive into Alexandria. Overnight ALEXANDRIA SHERATON HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 5 - Following breakfast meet your guide at 8:30am for another day of full touring. Touring today will be within Alexandria, the "Pearl of the Mediterranean". It is very essence of everything Egyptian, cosmopolitan, cultured, elegant, architecturally contrasting, alive and above all conscious of its beauty and magnetism. In Alexandria you will see the catacombs, Pompey's Pillar, and the new Alexandria Library. You will also have a brief visit of Fort of Qait, and enjoy a stroll around the gardens pf Montaza royal palace. Afternoon and evening are at leisure. Overnight ALEXANDRIA SHERATON HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 6 - Following breakfast meet your driver at 8:00am for a leisurely excursion to EL Alamein. Drive along the Mediterranean costal road where you will see a majestic coastline. EL Alamein was made famous by the decisive victory of the Allies during WWII. Here you will visit the military museum and cemetery and enjoy lunch before returning to Alexandria. Overnight ALEXANDRIA SHERATON HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 7 - Following breakfast and check-out, meet your guide for road transfer to Cairo. En-route you will see a completely different type of scenery on the desert road. Stop briefly in Wadi el Natrun, situated in the valley dotted with oases. Visit one of the Coptic monasteries of this area and learn more about the Coptic faith. Arrive in Cairo in time for some last-minute shopping at the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar. Overnight CAIRO CONCORDE EL SALAAM HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 8 - Following breakfast, meet your guide for your last day of touring in Egypt. We start the day by a visit to the ancient Memphis Open-Air Museum. Then onward to see Sakkara's "Stairway to the Sky", the oldest of all pyramids. Return back to your hotel early afternoon to relax and reflect back on your holiday. Overnight CAIRO CONCORDE EL SALAAM HOTEL with breakfast and all touring services provided.
DAY 9 - Following breakfast and check-out, meet you driver for your airport transfer for your return flight to USA.