Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
Tour Location: Cairo – Alexandria
Tour Availability: Everyday
Pickup & Drop Off: Your Hotel / Nile Cruise in Aswan
Tour Type: Private
Two Days Cairo and Alexandria Tour from Aswan By Plane
Between the sand and sea lie the purest examples of allure and wonder. With our two days Cairo and Alexandria Tour from Aswan by plane, you will cast your eyes on the marvelous attractions that reflect the greatness of the ancient Egyptian civilization. You will make the memories of a lifetime and discover the essence of the word adventure between the sands of Cairo and the waters of Alexandria. Discover the Egyptian masterpieces Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx, and the Valley temple, be a witness on Alexandria Library, Qaitbay Citadel, and the beautiful Pompey’s Pillar, and so much more.
- Giza Pyramids Complex
- The Great Sphinx
- The Valley Temple
- The Egyptian Museum
- Qaitbay Citadel
- Alexandria Library
- Pompey’s Pillar
- The Catacombs
- Pickup & drop-off services at your hotel/Nile Cruise in Aswan.
- Domestic flight tickets from Aswan to Cairo & return.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- 1 Night accommodation at 5* Hotel in Cairo.
- Private Egyptologist tour guide.
- 2 Lunch meals during the tour.
- Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour.
- Entrance fees to all the sights mentioned.
- All taxes and service charges.
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
Day 1: Arrive in Cairo and see the city’s landmarks.
You will begin your 2-day trip to Cairo and Alexandria from Aswan by traveling to Cairo, where you will meet your tour guide and be taken to some of the major Cairo tourist sites, including:
Giza Pyramids Complex
4000 years and contains the three big pyramids, six minor pyramids, the single defender the giant sphinx, and the valley temple, is a site beyond our comprehension.
The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Khufu is a passage across the skies to paradise that was built in 2580 BC. It stands at a total height of 147 m (481 ft) and was the first of its kind in ancient Egypt. It was built using 2,300,000 limestone blocks in 20 years and was the world’s tallest building for about 3800 years until the 14th century.
The Great Sphinx of Giza
The big sphinx is a giant sentinel from the sky, standing 73 meters (240 feet) tall and 19 meters (66 feet) broad in the form of a mythological monster known as the sphinx, with the body of a lion and the head of King Khafre to immortalize his eminence and wisdom.
The Valley Temple
It was created during Egypt’s Old Kingdom (2686-2181 BC) to perform the mummification process, and it is one of Egypt’s best-preserved ancient constructions, composed completely of limestone and granite, and housing stunning diorite sculptures of Chephren and other monuments.
After that, you’ll enjoy a fantastic lunch at a restaurant with a view of the pyramids before heading to:
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum is heaven’s vault, containing over 120,000 rare artifacts made from rich materials such as gold, silver, precious gems, wood, and stone, as well as a number of displayed mummies dating back over 4000 years across Egypt’s vast era. It is one of the world’s largest museums, containing over 120,000 rare artifacts made from rich materials such as gold, silver, precious gems, and even wood and stone, as well as a number of displayed
After that, you’ll check into a 5* Cairo hotel for the night.
Day Two: Alexandria Sightseeing Tours
Enjoy your breakfast and check out of your Cairo hotel before continuing your 2-day journey to Cairo and Alexandria from Aswan by transferring to the Mediterranean sea’s pearl and seeing the top Alexandria tourist sites such as:
Citadel of Qaitbay
The immortal shining spirit of the Alexandria Lighthouse is held within the Qaitbay Citadel, which was built in 1477 by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf Al-Din Qa’it bay on top of the legendary lighthouse of Alexandria, the third-longest surviving wonder of the ancient world, which was destroyed by earthquakes between 956 AD and 1323 AD using stones salvaged from the lighthouse itself. The fortress is well-known for its amazing Islamic-era designs, which are situated on a stunning cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
The Library of Alexandria
Alexandria Library is a relic from the past that serves as a memorial to the ancient Alexandria library. It is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated libraries, and it is also the world’s sixth-largest Francophone library. It is a trilingual library, including works in Arabic, English, and French. It also has the biggest storehouse of French literature in North Africa and the Middle East, as well as a collection of some of the world’s most rare books.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local Alexandria restaurant, then continue your journey by visiting:
Pompey’s Pillar is the largest monolithic column ever built outside of Rome, standing 28 meters tall and 2.7 meters wide and bearing a Greek inscription dedicated to Emperor Diocletian on its western upper side. It was named Pompey because crusaders mistakenly believed that the remains of the great Roman General Pompey were found in a pot at the top of the pillar during the Middle Ages.
Kom El Shoqafa’s Catacombs
The Catacombs Necropolis, which dates from the 2nd century AD and is considered one of the Middle Ages’ seven wonders, combines Hellenistic and Roman aesthetic aspects with ancient Egyptian Pharaonic design in a most compelling and impressive way. Between its three stories, it is rich in treasures and decoration. After that, you’ll fly back to Aswan and finish your two-day journey to Cairo and Alexandria from Aswan. Note: You are welcome to express your ideas on whether or not any trips should be included or removed from your tour schedule in order to satisfy your requirements and meet your demands.