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Welcome to Cairo. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Guided sightseeing features a visit to the EGYPTIAN MUSEUM with Tutankhamun’s fabulous treasures, an exciting first encounter with the splendor of three millennia of Egyptian civilization. Continue to GIZA, and admire the enignmatic SPHINX and the Great Pyramids. Cheops, with an original height of 496 feet, is the most colossal pyramid ever built.
Today, travel to Alexandria, a Mediterranean harbor, founded by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC.
Today’s Distance: 137 mi / 220 km
Meet your Local Guide and explore the second-largest city in Egypt. Admire the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, a Roman triumphal column made out of a single piece of granite, the ultra-modern Bibliotheca Alexandrina, that commemorates the ancient Library of Alexandria, the 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel, nowadays a museum, and visit the lush MONTAZAH GARDENS.
Travel through the El Beheira desert and stop in Wadi el Natrun, to visit a LF COPTIC MONASTERY before returning to Cairo. This evening, a farewell dinner has been prepared for you at your hotel.
Today’s Distance: 155 mi / 250 km
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
An urban oasis directly on the Nile, this sophisticated 433-room hotel is located on Gezira Island in the heart of downtown Cairo close to the exclusive Zamalek area with its chic trendy restaurants and galleries. Contemporary fittings in the elegant guest rooms blend French hi-tech with Oriental flair and amenities include air conditioning, iron & ironing board, signature MyBed beds and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Boasting its own riverfront promenade with an open-air floating restaurant & bar, this stunning property also offers a wide variety of restaurants and bars, a casino, a Spa, fitness centre and relaxing outdoor infinity swimming pool overlooking the Nile.
Superbly located in the heart of the exclusive Pyramids Heights Business Park, and close to the Pyramids of Giza, City, and shopping malls. The Contemporary air-conditioned guestrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the Pyramids, pools, or lush gardens. Each room is equipped with the latest technology like smart mirrors and sensor LED lighting, plus a minibar, safe, coffee / tea maker and complimentary toiletries. There are several on-site restaurants, bars and lounges serving beverages throughout the day and cocktails in the evening. Leisure facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool and a fitness center.
"Boasting an ideal location in the heart of Alexandria overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and steps away from its own private beach. Stylish guest rooms have free Wi-Fi, safe, minibar, and electric kettle. Other amenities include a rooftop infinity pool, spa and fully equipped gym. Savor innovative dishes at one of the on-site restaurants, or simply relax in the hotel lounge with a cup of coffee."
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