Day 1 - Alexandria
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria by modern air-conditioned vehicle to explore Alexandria, Egypt's only Mediterranean city is characterized by a distinctly European atmosphere and a refreshing sea breeze. Where you will discover the beauty and the Greco Roman civilization within a day-tour starting with visiting the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the wonders of the middle ages, It's the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of 3 levels cut into the rock dating back to the Greek period 200 years B.C, that could accommodate up to 300 corpses. You will see Pompay's Pillar from outside. The huge red granite Pillar of 25 meters height is the biggest memorial column in Egypt. It was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian the Roman ruler at the end of the 4th century. Then visit The Roman Amphitheatre which is Located in the heart of Alexandria, Kom el-Dikka is an extensive Roman theatrical and residential complex. It includes the only known Roman amphitheater in Egypt, an impressively well-preserved structure. You will see also the villa of birds which contains a rare mosaic Pisces. Then Visit the impressive Alexandria National Museum. Here, stroll around the fascinating Greek and Roman relics, a splendid facility that documents Alex's rich heritage,contains about 1,800 artifacts that narrate the history, many recovered from under the sea, and the medieval and modern displays that tell the city's incredible story. Mummies are shown in a special underground chamber (basement). Afterwards heading to visit bibliotheca Alexandrina one of the most unusual architectural masterpieces of the 21st century. The Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. Modern Alexandria Library considered one of the biggest libraries in the world with more than 8.5 million books in all fields of life. Drive along the Cornish 30 km to see the whole part of the city located on the sea side including Alexandria Old harbor where we found 7000 monuments underwater, in our way to the gardens will cross the famous Stanley Bridge, the newest land mark of Alexandria. going to enjoy the vast space of Montazah Royal Palaces and Gardens which belonging to the royal family of Mohamed Ali Pasha from Khedive Abbas Helmy II till King Farouk I. You will wander around the 3000 meters wide gardens containing a huge selection of trees and plants and some of them are quite rare. Some of the tropical plants are still in good shape although they have been planted more
than 75 years ago. You will go to get a photo stop at (Qaitbay’s Citadel) which is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Seacoast. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The last Site to be visited in our tour to Alexandria is
prettiest and biggest mosque in the city (Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi); with a cream colored façade, four
great domes, arabesque designs and a high minaret. It is located in the mosques square of Alexandria, contains El Boseary mosque.. etc. Don't miss the chance to enjoy the amazing panoramic view on Mediterranean Sea with fisherman boats in background. Maybe you will be
lucky to see the sunset. Finally and at the end of the day you will move to take your lunch at Mediterranean Sea view restaurant. During this tour in the old down town of Alexandria you have a chance to watch the
modern monuments such as the Unknown Soldier of Alexandria, the statue of Alexander the great which decorate the east entrance of the City. The stadium of Alexandria is the oldest stadium in Egypt and Africa, being built in 1929. , Finally we will drive you back to your hotel.
Day 2 - El Alamein
Enjoy a great experience by visiting the place where occurred one of the most important battles during the II World war, It is El Alamein battle which occurred in the Egyptian western desert, our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria and starting early (7:00am) we drive towards the Mediterranean coastline, to the World War II cemeteries of El Alamein. In 1942 the Allies, under Britain’s Field Marshall Montgomery, halted the German-Italian advance towards the River Nile which was a major victory for the Allies, though not without loss of life, with some 11,000 killed and 60,000 wounded. Proceed to World War II remains and cemeteries. Your first stop will be at the Military Museum including displays of weapons, military garb and tanks. Then we visit the
Commonwealth cemetery and recently erected memorials funded by the Australian and New Zealand governments. Through the arches and beyond the gardens, 7,000 white headstones commemorate the Australian, New Zealand and British soldiers who fought and died. Drive to visit Italian cemetery for Italian soldiers, launch will be during the tour, then our last stop it will be German cemeteries, The Cemetery is overlooking the sea on a small peninsula at the west of the town, Many persons go in tours in Egypt only to visit the tombs where their uncles, or grand fathers
were buried, if the tourist is lucky he can find the name of his relative written on the walls in ElAlamein.
Finally we will drive you back to your hotel.
Day 3 - Rosetta
Around 7 am” Our Guide will be waiting you at your hotel in Alexandria to escort you to travel to one of the cities which is located on Delta, on the banks of one of the two main distributaries of the Nile “Rosetta” (60 km from Alexandria) which was built by the orders of the Abbasid Caliph to be a fort during the seventh Crusade on the 9th century A.D on the ruins of an ancient Ptolemaic city on the same area. It’s considered as a large open air museum for Islamic architecture. First you will go to visit Quitbay fortress; it was built by sultan mamluk Quitbay; where the famous Rosetta stone has been discovered (1799 A.D).Then head to Rosetta National Museum which is considered one of the landmark of this eternal town, build inside one of the archaeological houses which dates back to the half of 18th century and visit some of the other land marks of Rosetta (Hammam Azoz, Abu Mandour mosque and Zainab house).On the way back passing the archaeological houses and local Souk “Local Market” .At the end of the tour to the Nile mouth to enjoy watching the end of the course of The River Nile ended by the Mediterranean sea , and ride
felucca at the Nile. Finally we will drive you back to your hotel.
Day 4 - Cairo
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria by modern air-conditioned vehicle to drive to Cairo to Enjoy visiting the best attractions of Cairo and discover the secrets of capital of Egypt with us, Uncover the Pharaohs’ glory with your Local Guide in the Egyptian Museum’s amazing collection that includes the king Tutankhamen’s treasure. Over 220,000 of masterpieces from ancient Egypt are presented; it is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Also there will be opportunity to see the royal mummies (optional). , Join your guide to a local restaurant to get your Egyptian lunch in down town with opportunity to walk in the down town streets and enjoy the beauty of City. After lunch you will Head to the Giza plateau where the only remaining wonder of the Ancient World, the legendary Pyramids of Giza still stands. Although it is 2,000 years older than any other wonder on the list. Get excited by a panoramic view of the Pyramids of Khufu (Cheops), Chephren, and Mykerinus. Continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the beauty of iconic Sphinx, the largest statue on earth with 72 meters in length and 23 meters high. A stop at the Western Plateau affords great photo opportunities of the three Pyramids and the sprawling city of Cairo at the background. And then at the end of the tour you will head to the exotic and colorful Khan El Khalili Cairo’s old Bazaar, Egyptian souvenirs from ornate free-standing tobacco pipes and pharaohs tat, to belly dancing costumes and spices and carpets. A shopper's paradise and a photographer's dream come true here. At the end visit papyrus institute. After this trip you will be driven back to Alexandria to get back to your hotel or staying in Cairo as you want.