Get ready to explore Cairo, with Cairo Tours From Alexandria Port, visit all the fabulous sightseeing in the historical city, as Cairo contains Egypt’s most famous monuments such as, the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum.
Explore the Giza Pyramids, which considered the most famous attraction in Cairo, as Flying Carpet Tours gives you the chance to visit the great Pyramids with Cairo Tours From Alexandria Port, the Giza Pyramids are located at Giza Plateau, these historical pyramids were constructed during the Pharaonic era, from 2550 to 2490 B.C.
The largest pyramid is known as Cheops or Khufu, it is one of the most amazing pyramids all over the world as it is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, as it still standing after about 4000 years, it is also considered the largest historical pyramid in the whole world, as it is approximately 146.5 meters high, it was constructed by approximately two million blocks of slopes and limestone, its stone parts were made accurately to fit each other.
The Chephren Pyramid, is considered the second large pyramid, it was built for Khafre, the third pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom Period of Ancient Egypt around 2540 BC. Khafre, also known in history by the Greek name Chephren, is the successor and son of Cheops, although Chephren Pyramid is smaller than the Pyramid of Cheops, it appears as if it’s higher than Cheops Pyramid because of its bed rock’s height and it lies on the north side of the Plateau of Giza as well as the top of this pyramid that gives an illusion of being higher than the Pyramid of Cheops, because of its smooth limestone cap, the tomb of this pyramid was unfortunately looted.
Mycreinus Pyramid is the third pyramid and it is considered the smallest pyramid of the Giza Pyramids, as its height is approximately 66 meter, moreover it is not similar to the other to pyramids in its decoration and designing, therefore it doesn’t have many drawings and details like them, the Pyramid of Mycerinus was dedicated to Manaure and his son Shepseskaf became on charge of organizing and building the Pyramid after the death of his father Mycerinus.
Almost as famous as the pyramids, visit the statue of the Great Sphinx with Cairo Tours From Alexandria Port, it’s a massive statue that has the shape of lion in its body and a head of a Pharaonic man, it is believed that the head belongs to the king Chephren, its body and head were symbolizing the strength and wisdom. The entrance of temples is located next to the Valley Temple associated with Khafre’s pyramid.
Scout the Valley Temple which was very important as it was the main entrance of the complex of the of the Giza Pyramids and it was also used as a connection between the complex and the Nile River by a canal, as well as it was an important part of the funerary complex which includes a mortuary temple and a burial chamber.
Cairo Tours From Alexandria Port gives you the chance to explore the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, you will enjoy walking through the most famous historical museum, situated at Tahrir Square. it hold a huge amount of unique antiques and monuments for over than 5000 years of arts which were described as one of the most valuable arts design in the Ancient Egyptian dynasty, moreover the gorgeous Egyptian Museum is holding an incredibly amazing exhibit, which shed light on the Ancient Egyptian glamorous monuments such as, sarcophagi, jeweler, Mummies pottery and of course the magnificent treasure of King Tutankhamen, as well as they discovered The Death Mask of the boy king in its tomb, and they found out that it was made of solid and pure gold, as it is considered the most amazing object ever made.
That museum was built in the dynasty of Muhammad Ali Pasha, as he ordered to construct an Ancient Egyptian monuments and antiquities museum that includes the whole ruins of the Pharaonic era in one place, therefore the Egyptian Museum holds huge two floors, as the first one is including the glamorous tombs that where you will be amazed by the grandeur of its designing and decoration and there are fabulous statues that are belonging to Ramses II and many Ancient Egyptian rulers, moreover the beautiful ancient make ups, coins, weapons, irrigation tools and military vehicles which were made by Ahmus. Furthermore the great second floor which includes many mysterious rooms, such as the room that has a lot of mummified animals.
You can enjoy Overnight Cairo Tours From Alexandria Port too, and beside visiting the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum you can visit the Step Pyramid of Sakkara, which considered one of the oldest structures all over the world that date back to 2700 B.C, moreover Sakkara Pyramid is a part of a fabulous mortuary complex that was constructed during the King Djoser in the third century, as it was built by the famous architect Imhotep, and it is a beautiful stepped pyramid that contains six layers that is gradually decreasing in size. This mortuary complex is divided into two parts, the first southern part is dominated by The Pyramid of Sakkara and the northern part contains the Egyptian tombs.
Enjoy visiting Mohamed Pasha Mosque or Alabaster Mosque was constructed by Yousef Bouhnaq, who was a Turkish architecture that came to Cairo from Istanbul to construct this marvelous mosque for Mohammed Ali Pasha, show ruled Egypt in 1805 till 1849 A.D, moreover the construction of this mosque took a long time as they continued in building even after the death of the ruler Mohammed Ali and it was completed during the successors after him, as well as Mohammed Ali Pasha was buried in the southern east side of Beit Al Salah, which located in the right side of the main entrance of the major section.
Walk through one of the most famous and marvelous places in Egypt, which is called Khan El Khalili Bazaar, situated in the heart of the Bazaar district, it also is an amazing street which is considered to be one of the oldest streets in the world, as it dates back to 1382 A.D, you will enjoy shopping, as there are a lot of items such as, Ancient Egyptian statues, galabiyyas, t-shirts, souvenirs for the family and friends, or even a beautiful memory, belly dancing costume, silvers and gold items.
Flying Carpet Tours Guide will Pick you up from Alexandria port (by the cruise exit gate), then he will escort you by air-conditioned van to a ravishing tour to Pyramids of Giza, feast your eyes by visiting Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, then your guide will take you to panoramic view of the pyramids, memorable photos available to the three pyramids together, next move to the Sphinx, scout the valley temple, relax by having lunch at local restaurant, after Lunch your tour guide will escort you to the Egyptian Museum which contains amazing treasures of King Tut Ankh Amun, Mummy Room with an extra fees, have free time for shopping to buy souvenirs to Friends and Family, finally Flying Carpet Tours Guide will transfer you back to Alexandria Port to Catch your Cruise Ship.
- Pick up and drop off to Alexandria Port
- Air-conditioned van Alexandria port / Cairo / Alexandria Port
- Excursion to Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum as mentioned at the above program
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- English speaking guide at the sites mentioned above
- One Lunch at local restaurant in Cairo
- Bottle of Mineral Water during Cairo Excursion
- All transfers in Cairo by air-conditioned Van
- All service charges and taxes
- Visa to Egypt
- Optional tours not mentioned at the above itinerary
- Prices are quoted Per Person in U.S. American dollars
- Groups will enjoy very special prices upon request
- Extra fees will be applied to enter inside any of the Pyramids
- Extra fees will be applied to enter the Mummy room at the Egyptian Museum
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