Cairo Tour from Alexandria Return to PortSaid Start From $200
For passengers on cruise ships stopping in Alexandria and Port Said. In two days in Cairo you will see the Giza Pyramids, the ancient city of Memphis, the Step Pyramid of Sakkara, the Egyptian Museum, and Islamic Cairo. Shop in Khan El Khalili before rejoining your ship in Port Said.
Day 01: Alexandria Port/ Pyramids Tour
Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from Alexandria port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign of your name. Drive to Cairo approximately 3 hours by an air-conditioned vehicle, arrive at the Plateau of the Great Pyramids of Giza to visit the Pyramids of Cheops , Chephren and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, a head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, dates from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren. Continue driving 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. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo, then move on to Islamic Cairo where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo`s old bazaar. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 02: Egyptian Museum/ Salah El Din Citadel/ Port Said Port
Breakfast at hotel, then you will be guided for a tour to the famous the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamun collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. Lunch wil be served at a local restaurant, then move on to the Salah El din Citael and visit Mohamed Ali Alabaeter Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbuland built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years. Efficient time will be given for souvenir shopping if needed, then drive back to catch your cruise ship in PortSaid Port.