Make the most of your shore excursion with a history-packed, tour from Alexandria Port to Cairo. On this most popular day trip, visit the world-renowned sights, including the Pyramids Of Giza, Valley Temple, and the Sphinx. Experience the history and the everyday life of the Egyptians. Visit the word-wide famous historical memorials of the Cairo and Giza Pyramids!
Duration : Day trip 10-12 hours
Tour type: Shore excursion | Sightseen tour
Tour location: Cairo| Giza
Tour availability: Daily, all year-round
Pick up – Drop off: Port Said | Your hotel
Highlights of the amazing Cairo and Giza Pyramids 10-12hours trip from Port Said
- Transfer by air-conditioned comfortable vehicles
- Visit the famous pyramids of Giza
- Be impressed by the uniqueness of the Sphinx
- Learn more about the history of the country in the Egyptian Museum
- Free time for lunch in a good restaurant
Description of the tour
This day trip from Alexandria port to Cairo and its world-famous monuments is a golden guest leading to the greatest archaeological wonders ever build in the history of mankind. Egypt tours Greece will provide to our valuable quests an exceptional service to enjoy a magical day trip from Alexandria to the capital of Egypt!
Upon arrival at the port of Alexandria Port, your Tour Guide will pick you up at the exit of the ship and take you to Cairo in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. The journey takes approx. 3 hours. On the way, there are 1 or 2 stopovers at small service areas to stand up or take a breakfast.
There you will be welcomed by our tour guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. The shore excursion begins with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, which exhibits more than 120,000 works of art. The museum’s entire collection includes pieces from the Old, Middle and New Kingdom as well as the exhibition of King Tut Anch Amun.
Immediately afterwards you will be driven to one of the seven wonders of the world: The Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. The pyramid visit ends at the Sphinx and surrounding temples. Then you have your lunch in a local restaurant Finally, you will have the opportunity to go shopping in the markets of Cairo.
1. Pyramids of Giza
Pickup from your cruise ship pier or your hotel by our expert licensed tour guide and transfer to Cairo which is almost 220km away. Arrive to Cairo, and start your full day tour visiting the Great Pyramids – Cheops, Chephren & Mykerinos. Then visit the Valley Temple where the Priests Mummified the dead body of King Chephre. 3 hours approx.
2. Great Sphinx
Also there you will have a close-up look at The Sphinx – The legendary guardian that stands by the huge funeral complex with its lion body and the head of king Chephren. 30 minutes.
3. Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu)
The only completely preserved portrait of the king is a three-inch high ivory figurine found in a temple ruin of a later period at Abydos in 1903. All other reliefs and statues were found in fragments, and many buildings of Khufu are lost. Everything known about Khufu comes from inscriptions in his necropolis at Giza and later documents. For example, Khufu is the main character noted in the Westcar Papyrus from the 13th dynasty. 30 minutes.
4. Khafre’s Pyramid
Khafre’s pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, the Sphinx temple, a causeway, a mortuary temple and the king’s pyramid. The valley temple yielded several statues of Khafre. Several were found in a well in the floor of the temple by Mariette in 1860. Others were found during successive excavations by Sieglin (1909–10), Junker, Reisner, 30 minutes.
5. Menkaure Pyramid
Menkaure’s pyramid complex consists of a valley temple, a causeway, a mortuary temple, and the king’s pyramid. The valley temple once contained several statues of Menkaure. During the 5th Dynasty, a smaller ante-temple was added on to the valley temple. The mortuary temple also yielded several statues of Menkaure. 30 minutes.
6. The Grand Museum of Egyptian
Antiquities Continue your day tour to the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world. It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the TutankhAmon – A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated. 2 hours and 30 minutes.
At the end of the shore excursion you will be transferred back to your hotel or in Alexandria port.
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- Transfers by air conditioned bus
- Admission to all mentioned locations
- Entrance fees for all attractions mentioned in the description
- a bottle of water
- Food, and Drinks in the restaurant
- Any additions not mentioned in the program
What do you have to take with
- Warm clothes in winter
- Light clothes in the summer
- Solid shoes
- Headgear | Hat
- Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 1/2 miles (roughly 3 1/2 hrs) over uneven, gravel, cobblestone and sandy surfaces with paved walkways and approximately 30 flat wide stairs. Cameras are not permitted inside the Egyptian Museum.