Breakfast on the train
before arrival in Cairo. Transfer to Alexandria by car with air conditioning.
You will be assisted by egylovetours tour manager for check-in.
Start your trip visiting
the Roman Theater, a complex that holds a theater with marble seats, (that fits
up to 800 spectators), galleries, the section of a spectacular mosaic flooring
and a garden surrounded by roman villas and baths. Then visit the Pompey's
Pillar, followed by a visit to the mysterious Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa.
These ancient tombs are divided in three levels, containing the Triclinium,
where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast in honor of the dead.
Inside the catacombs there are statues of Sobec & Anubis wearing Roman
armors that date back to the 2nd century A.D. Then visit Elshawary, the Montaza
Gardens and the Alexandria Library. You can also visit the Qaytbay Citadel and
El Mursi Abu Elabas, however, only from the outside.
Overnight in Alexandria
not included: Memphis, Sakkara and Old Cairo.
Visit Sakkara, located
only 27 km southwest away from Cairo. Visit the Step Pyramid (Built for king
Zoser), it is considered an important part in the process of the pyramid
evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form.
Then visit to the pyramids of Unas & Oser-Kaf, the tomb of Mereruka, Ti
& Pta-Hotep (Carved and painted tombs).
Visit Memphis, the
ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great
Alabaster Sphinx are. Then visit the old part of Cairo, the Church of
Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue -
Ben Ezra Synagogue
Optional not included: Dinner cruise on the Nile.
Enjoy your dinner on a cruise ship, gliding
through the waters of the Nile, while watching a belly dancing and tanura show.