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6-Day Best of Cairo, Alexandria, Suez Canal and Sahara Desert Tour from Cairo with Airport Pickup Tour Code: 025-5419

From USD$810  
Cairo, Egypt
6 5
Visit Cairo (Giza Solar Boat Museum, Great Sphinx of Giza, Khan el-Khalili, The Egyptian Museum), Alexandria (Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Citadel of Qaitbay, Royal Library of Alexandria), Faiyum (Wadi El Hitan, Wadi El Rayan), Faiyum Oasis, Ismailia.
  • Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and more
  • Fully guided by Egyptologist
  • Include 9 meals and complimentary beverages
Price (/Person)
    Single $1000
    Double $810
    3rd Person
    Adult $770
    (Age 6-11)
    (Age 0-5)

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Day 1: Cairo

Today, guests will arrive at Cairo International Airport, where they will meet with the tour guide and transfer to the hotel. There will be a brief welcome meeting in the hotel, to go over some important details of our trip for the next few days.
Standard Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel

Day 2: Cairo

In the morning, we will visit the historical siteGreat Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before taking a short camel ride. Then, we will visit the Solar Boat Museum. In the afternoon, we will explore the world-famous Egyptian Museum to see the treasures of Tutankhamen. At the end of the day, we will explore the Khan el-Khalili Souk.
  • Cairo, EGYPT

    Cairo, EGYPT
    Cairo, Egypt's sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. Nearby, Giza is site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century B.C.E. In Gezira Island's leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.

    Great Sphinx of Giza

    The Great Sphinx rises above the desert majestically as the tallest monolith statue in the world. It was built during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, usually dated between 2558-2532 BCE, under the reign of Pharaoh Khafra.

    Giza Solar Boat Museum

    Giza Solar Boat Museum was constructed around 1985. It is dedicated to display the reconstructed Khufu solar ship. It was constructed next to the Great Pyramid of Khufu. The museum is equipped with modern techniques and technologies in order to preserve the solar boat.

    The Egyptian Museum

    Containing an unparalleled collection of over 120,000 items, this museum opened in 1902 to show a detailed history of ancient Egyptian culture. Many languages can be found on the artifacts, including Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Arabic.

    Khan el-Khalili

    A major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.
Standard Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel
Breakfast: Included|Lunch: Included

Day 3: Cairo - Alexandria - Cairo (359 km)

In the morning, we will leave Cairo and head to Alexandria to visit the famed Library of Alexandria, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa , the Roman Amphitheatre and the Citadel of Qaitbay, built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. Afterwards, we will return to Cairo.
  • Alexandria, EGYPT

    Alexandria, EGYPT
    Founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great, Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, sitting on the Mediterranean coastline at the mouth of the Nile River delta.

    Royal Library of Alexandria

    One of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. It was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from the 3rd century BC to 30 BC.

    Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

    A historical archaeological site located in Alexandria, Egypt and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. It is believed to have been founded by Alexander the Great in April 331 BC.

    Citadel of Qaitbay

    Built by the ruling sultan in 1477 AD to defend the city, this citadel sits on the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria. It was constructed on the site of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria.
Standard Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel
Breakfast: Included|Lunch: Included

Day 4: Cairo - Ismailia - Cairo (255 km)

Today, we will go to the city of Ismailia, where we can cross the Suez Canal in a ferry boat. We will visit Tabet el Shagara, one of the remaining military sites from the Egyptian-Israeli War. We will enjoy lunch in a traditional Egyptian restaurant.
  • Ismailia, EGYPT

    Known in Egypt as "The City of Beauty and Enchantment", Ismailia is situated on the west bank of the Suez Canal.
Standard Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel
Breakfast: Included|Lunch: Included

Day 5: Cairo - Faiyum - Cairo (268 km)

Today, we will discover the most famous sites around Faiyum Oasis and drive around Qarun Lake. We will also visit Wadi El Rayan, Modawara Mountain, the Magic Lake and Wadi El Hitan, where we will enjoy a BBQ lunch. We can also go sand surfing in the desert scenery. Afterwards, we will return to Cairo.
  • Faiyum Oasis, EGYPT

    A depression or basin in the desert immediately to the west of the Nile south of Cairo. The extent of the basin area is estimated at between 1,270 km² and 1700 km².
  • Faiyum, EGYPT

    A city in Middle Egypt. Located 100 kilometres (62 miles) southwest of Cairo, in the Faiyum Oasis. It is one of Egypt's oldest cities due to its strategic location.

    Wadi El Rayan

    A unique nature protectorate in Faiyum Governorate, Egypt. The valley of Wadi El-Rayan is an area of 1759km2, 113km2 of which are the dominating water body of the Wadi El Rayan lakes.

    Wadi El Hitan

    A paleontological site in the Faiyum Governorate of Egypt, some 150 km southwest of Cairo.It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2005 for its hundreds of fossils of some of the earliest forms of whale, the archaeoceti.
Standard Hotel: Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel
Breakfast: Included|Lunch: Included

Day 6: Cairo

In the early morning, guests will transfer to Cairo International Airport for their departure flights.
Breakfast: Included
  • Please book your return flight before 3 pm on departure date, to avoid the extra fee for overstaying the hotel check-out time.

Price Includes

  • All tours and excursions
  • 9 Meals - 5 Breakfasts, and 4 Lunches
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Complimentary beverages - Bottled water or soft drinks included during the excursions
  • All guiding fees with Private fluent English-speaking and highly educated Egyptologist.
  • All transfers in a private modern vehicle & luggage services
  • All desert adventures in private 4x4 wheels vehicle
  • All local taxes and excursion entrance fees included
  • Free WIFI

Price Excludes

  • Flights to/from Cairo
  • Visa
  • Tips
  • Any private expenses


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