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Egypt Shore Excursions.

M/S Prinsendam Promotion 23 & 24 October 2014:

M/S Prinsendam Promotion for Egypt Shore Excursions 23 October 2014 Alexandria & 24 October 2014 Port Said

 

 

Rates 210 USD per person based on 5 Stars accomdation Mena House Hotel

 

Lunch included Day 1

Breakfast &Lunch included Day 2


 


 

Day 1 : Alexandria Port / Cairo

 

Start your tour from Alexandria to Cairo  through the desert road between them , upon arrival your first stop will be for Alabster Mosque of Mohamed Aly  the founder of modern Egypt that’s found  inside the Citadel of  Saladin ,you will have panoramic view to Cairo from above at the citadel ,  

 

 

 

Next Proceeding to The Egyptian Archeological museum passing through Tahrir (liberty) square, that take a great reputation all over the world after the Egyptian revolution 2011 .  

 

The museum contains more than 100000 master piece , in  107 halls  , also it includes the treasures of  King Tut ( Tutankhamen the boy king ) are exhibited .

 

 

Next you will go to your hotel in Cairo for Check in Formalities and Short siesta

 

Optional: At night you can enjoy dinner in 5 stars Nile cruise at the mid of the Nile for an open buffet verities, enjoying the oriental show and the belly dancer Or you can watch the spectacular    

Sound and light show at Pyramids ( Both can be done )

 

 

Day 2: Cairo /  Port Said Port

 

After finishing breakfast and check out formalities , your guide will be waiting for you at the reception to start your second day , by driving southern of Cairo till you arrive to Egypt first capital which is Memphis , where you will see the ruins of Ptah temple , the fallen colossi of king Ramses the  second and the alabaster sphinx of king Amenophis the 2nd .

 

 

Continue for a short drive from Memphis till you get to  Sakkara, which is the oldest ancient cemetery ,it has the world first monumental stone building known as the step pyramids of King Zoser , built by his engineer Imnhotop , that stands from more than 5000 years , after that you continue to one of Mastabas ( tombs ) , built near that area , as Mereruca, Ptah – Hotep ir Ti tomp for visit from inside .

Last stop will be at Giza plateau to admire by the only remaining wonder of the ancient world The Pyramids of Giza.

You willhave unique chance for a panoramic photo for the three pyramids together from the western plateau at the pyramids area , after that you will continue nearer to the pyramids to have a free time between the 2 biggest pyramids Cheops and Chephern , even you can touch them with your hand .

 

Continue down at the pyramids area till you will be in front of the Mighty sphinx and its valley temple, the sphinx lion body and man head considered the guardian of this mortuary complex.

Before taking your way back to your ship , a  stop will be done at the Papyrus institute to see how ancient Egyptian used to make the paper from reeds of the Nile , also a free time you will have at the gift shop adjacent for souvenirs .

Notes:  

Hats and comfortable walking shoes recommended for this trip .

Tour order may vary but all mentioned sites will be covered.

No camera or video allowed inside the museum as visitors pass through 2 security gates before entering the museum.

Many vendors sell cheap staff , as papyrus , what is being sold is painted banana leaves , be aware of great bargains with great prices and listen always to the advice of your guide

Conservative clothes required specially at visiting the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Aly , shoes must be removed inside the mosque .