Cairo's Ancient Marvels and Coastal Charms: A Journey Through Time

6 Nights

Embark on a captivating 6-night journey through Cairo and its surrounding regions, immersing yourself in the rich history, vibrant culture, and enchanting landscapes of Egypt. From exploring the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx to venturing into the oasis of Fayoum and indulging in the coastal charms of Alexandria, this tour package offers an immersive and authentic Egyptian experience.

Day 1: Arrival in Cairo

Private VIP immigration assistance and transfers to Cairo upon arrival. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight Cairo.

Arrive in Cairo and settle into your hotel, taking in the vibrant atmosphere of the city. If time permits, embark on a visit to the Egyptian Museum, catching glimpses into the ancient past of Egypt. Enjoy a welcome dinner overlooking the pyramids at a local restaurant, savoring delicious Egyptian cuisine.

Featured Experience: Delight in a mesmerizing sound and light show at the Pyramids of Giza in the evening, where captivating visuals and narration bring ancient history to life against the backdrop of these majestic structures.

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara - Ancient Marvels Unveiled

Touch history’s greatest monuments. Free evening.

Embark on a full-day exploration of the Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the ancient necropolis of Saqqara. Enjoy an exhilarating camel ride through the desert, traversing the golden sands and feeling a connection to the past as you follow in the footsteps of ancient travelers. Marvel at the architectural feats of the pharaohs and discover the secrets of the ancient burial grounds.

Featured Experience:  Private time at the feet of the Sphinx.

Day 3: Fayoum Oasis - Serene Beauty and Ancient History

Full day of culture, history and nature.

Embark on a day trip to the tranquil oasis of Fayoum, surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes and dotted with ancient archaeological sites.  Visit the internationally renowned pottery village of Tunisia. Explore the fascinating ruins of the Pyramid of Meidum and the UNESCO-listed Wadi El Hitan, known as the Valley of the Whales.

Featured Experience: Take a relaxing felucca boat ride on the tranquil waters of Lake Qarun, admiring the picturesque scenery and observing the diverse birdlife that inhabits the area.

Day 4: Alexandria - Coastal Charms and Cultural Fusion

Embark on a day trip to the coastal city of Alexandria, where ancient history blends seamlessly with Mediterranean charm. Visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern tribute to the ancient Library of Alexandria, and explore the fascinating Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa. Stroll along the Corniche, indulge in delicious seafood, and soak up the city’s relaxed atmosphere.

Featured Experience: Immerse yourself in the local culture by enjoying a traditional shisha (hookah) session at a waterfront café, savoring aromatic tobacco flavors while taking in the sea breeze and lively atmosphere.

Days 5-6: Cairo's Hidden Gems and Local Experiences

Delve deeper into Cairo’s local culture and hidden gems, exploring neighborhoods like Old Cairo, and Zamalek. Discover ancient churches, medieval markets, stroll along the Nile promenade, and visit contemporary art galleries showcasing Egypt’s thriving artistic scene. Enjoy a traditional Egyptian dinner with live music and belly dancing, immersing yourself in the country’s vibrant nightlife.

Unique Experiences: Dive into the flavors of Egypt with a street food tour, sampling delectable treats like koshari, falafel, and traditional Egyptian sweets from local vendors, while learning about the culinary traditions and cultural significance of each dish.  A sunset dinner cruise on a felucca sailboat on the Nile, will transport you to another time and place.

Day 10: Departure

Check-out of the hotel. Private transfers to Cairo International Airport for departure flight.

Bid farewell to Cairo, taking with you cherished memories of ancient wonders, cultural immersion, and the warm hospitality of the Egyptian people. Depart with a deeper understanding and appreciation for Egypt’s rich history and captivating beauty.

Please note this is a sample itinerary and can be modified to fit your preferences. Services related with domestic flights and cruises must be checked and scheduled according to the airlines’ and cruises’ timetables on the specific day/s of travel. All shared tour options must be checked for availability.

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