Day 01: Pick up from Alexandria, Port Said, OR Ain Sokhna and transfer to Cairo. Drive to Saqqara, which is filled with tombs lying beneath the heaped mounds. As we enter the tombs, our guide will explain their significance and decipher the stories told in the beautiful hieroglyphics lining its walls. Visit the Step Pyramid, the first freestanding stone building in history and the first pyramid ever built.
Drive to the Giza Plateau and visit the Pyramids of Giza and their guardian the Sphinx. Explore the interior of various tombs and Kephren’s Pyramid. Enjoy a camel/horse back ride. Check in hotel and enjoy a free afternoon. Overnight in hotel.
Optional Sound & Light show
Day 02: After breakfast check out of hotel and begin our day exploring theEgyptian Museum, housing the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic relics. Marvel at the enormous sarcophagi, statues, jewelry, and the magnificent golden master pieces of King Tut. Later, we proceed to Old Cairo which is truly a multi-faith area where Jewish, Christian and Islamic monuments all stand next to one another. Here we will see the HangingChurch, the BenEzrasynagogue, the Citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali’s Mosque. Drive to port and board your cruise ship.
Itinerary is subject to change for unforeseen circumstances