Giza pyramids and ancient Egypt tour from Alexandria
- The Great Pyramids of Giza
- The Great Sphinx
- Egyptian Museum in Cairo
All about the trip
Early Morning Egypt Promotion Travel representative will pick you up from your Hotel in Alexandria and transfer by private Van to Cairo, Egypt promotion Egyptologist tour guide will meet you upon arrival Pyramids area to start your amazing day by visiting The Great Pyramids of Giza, start by the pyramid of Cheops which is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the ancient world, the size of the largest pyramid of Cheops is 137 meters high & measures 230 meters along each side, it was built as a tomb, the shape possibly intended to help the spirit of the dead pharaoh to rise to heaven (that was the reason of the pyramid shape), then move to visit pyramid of Chephren, it's the best preserved of the three main Giza Pyramids the top part still retains the original facing of smoothly finished stone giving an idea of how the pyramids would originally have appeared, beside pyramid of Chephren will see the Great Sphinx, carved out of natural rocky outcrop, the lion's body stretches 45 meters, the paws are 15 meters, the head is 10 meters long & feet 4 meters wide, yet the Sphinx is small in comparison to the vast hulks of the pyramids, then you will see the pyramid of Mykerinus the smallest one of the three pyramids, this pyramid is partly dressed with pink granite slabs, then visit the Valley temple after that continue to have your lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant, then move to down town and visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, located in north of Tahrir square, it's the richest museum of Egyptian antiquities in the whole world, it contains pharaonic treasures over 5,000 years ago & it is open daily, the building is rectangular with a large rotunda on the ground floor containing massive exhibits including colossal statues of Ramses II, the best views of them can be obtained looking down from the upper galleries, the gold and alabaster trappings from the tomb of Tutankhamun draw the crowds, many of the Tutankhamun tomb treasures have boon on display in museums round the world even the golden mask, yet one exhibit has always remained in Cairo, you can visit The Royal mummies room (additional cost) finish your tour and transfer back from Cairo to your Hotel in Alexandria by Private vehicle.
What is included in the price
- Private Transfer by Air Conditioned vehicle from Alexandria Port to Cairo & return
- Pick-up and drop-off service from your Alexandria Port
- Private Egyptologist English speaking guide throughout tour in Cairo
- Entrance fees for ( Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian Museum )
- Lunch during tour in Cairo at local restaurant
- Bottled water during your trip
- All taxes and service charges
What is not included in the price
- Entry Fees to pyramids tombs
- Entry fees to Mummy room at Egyptian Museum
- Beverage (unless specified)
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal expenses
This activity is organised by Egypt Promotion, Mahmoud Hoballah – Abbas El Akad 12, Cairo, Egypt, +201009098098, email@example.com.
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