This Overnight Trip to Cairo from Alexandria is one of the best overnight packages we offer from Alexandria. In Cairo, you would be visiting the amazing Step Pyramid of Djoser and the Giza Pyramids. After enjoying a night in Cairo, in the morning of the other day, you go explore the Egyptian Museum, Saladin Citadel, and end your visits by shopping and having fun in Khan El Khalili. Afterwards, you travel back to Alexandria.
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The fixed deposit amount is 25% of the tours total price Except for Egypt Christmas tours, new year’s and other peak seasons where the deposit goes up to 40%.
Yes, we at Deluxe Tours Egypt does provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups. as well for repeated customers, loyalty program members and students.
Service charges are by default included in the bill when dining in a restaurant. However, these fees go to the restaurant and not the waiters. Knowing this it is advisable and courteous to directly tip the servers with an additional 10 %.
Accommodations for travelers in Egypt fall across a broad range—everything from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations are available. The nicest hotels compare well with luxury hotels anywhere, Egyptian hotels have their own rating system that loosely classifies them on a 5-star scale. The check-in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.
Photography is allowed in most of the historical sites and museums in Egypt, but some of them have extra charges for taking in a camera. in some museums, like the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and some historical sites, like the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, photography is prohibited and visitors are asked to leave their cameras at the reception before entering.
Egypt is a relax country so you can wear whatever you prefer no problem at all Egyptians accept every one although modest dress would be highly recommended and, in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque or some church’s.
It is always recommended for travelers who wish to have their own supply of cigarettes and alcohol with them in Egypt to purchase them upon arrival. There are duty free shops in the airports in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 1 liter of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival. But still local Alcohol are available around the cities.
Most of the shops / Malls in Egypt open from around 10 AM and stay open until 11PM; however, many shops, cafes, and restaurants especially in major cities stay open much later and some facilities and shops are open 24 hours.
Most of the monuments, historical sites, and museums in Egypt open from 7 AM until 5 PM. Open-air historical sites, like the Pyramids of Giza, are open from 7:00 Am until 16:pm. Some museums have morning opening hours, from 9 AM to 4 PM evening opening hours, from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM. during Ramadan, monthbe aware that these hours will change significantly. Sightseeing during Ramadan Month closed by 15:00pm.
Egypt is a relaxed country although relatively modest dress is recommended. wearing shorts for men in Cairo and other cities is common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.
In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5% and 10% tip directly to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you're provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.
The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, the value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 1 USD to Egyptian Pound 15.65, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt. Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly. The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo. Arabic is the official language; English is widely used as second language. Try “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Kochari”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish. Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish. Some Locals restaurant will be the best way to discover the Egyptian cousin completely different experience than hotels food.
Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
Visit Luxor temple, Karnak temple, Valley of the Kings, valley of the queens and Hatshepsut temple in Luxor
Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
Discover the Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya and more
Dive or snorkel in Red Sea Sinai Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Hurghada Marsa alam and cities situated on the Red Sea.
Going on a Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor or vise versa.
Shop at Egyptian Markets Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo Aswan Market and more.
Visit Nubian Village, Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
Climb the Sinai monastery and visit Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.
Exploring Islamic and Coptic Cairo.
Deluxe Tours Egypt Tour Guide will pick you up from Alexandria Port upon your cruise ship arrival (by the cruise exit door) holding a sign of your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approx. 3 hours, with a stop if needed to have a rest. Start your tour in Cairo enjoying a visit to the Giza Pyramids. You will see the great pyramids of Giza - Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. While listening to your Egyptologist, you will have a memorable time that you would never forget. Next, you will be able to enjoy the panoramic view of the Giza Plateau, where you can see all pyramids and take awesome pictures for all the pyramids together in one marvelous shot. Then, you proceed to the sphinx distinguished with the head of a pharaoh and a lion's body. It dates back to the era of Chephren. The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple that belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren.
You will enjoy lunch that is included at a local restaurant. However, beverages are not included in the price.
After lunch, you continue your marvelous tour in Cairo by exploring Sakkara that is located only about 16 1/2 miles (27 KM) southwest of Cairo. Here, you will visit the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the world's oldest major stone structure; constructed more than 4500 years ago.
Afterwards, you'll transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight in Cairo.
Breakfast at your hotel, then you will be escorted by your tour guide to visit to the most interesting museum, the Egyptian Museum. It features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum hosts a rare collection of 5000 years of art and brilliance. It is considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian monuments in the whole world. Over 250,000 artifacts are exhibited, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry.
Afterwards, you proceed to explore the Citadel of Saladin & the Mosque of Mohamed Ali. Near the end of the Fatimid Caliphate (969 – 1178 CE), the Muslim ruler of Damascus struggled with the Crusaders to protect the Holy Lands & Jerusalem, Therefore, he sent one of his followers, Saladin, to control Egypt and to put an end to the Fatimid Caliphate. This is in addition to getting Egypt back to the Sunni doctrine of Islam. Saladin managed to do this and became the Caliph himself (1174 CE). Saladin decided to build a Citadel to defend Cairo against any potential attack. The Citadel became the seat of the government for decades afterwards, until another Egyptian King, "Mohamed Ali", decided to build a mosque and a mausoleum for himself, in (1831 CE). Mohamed Ali was the founder of modern Egypt and the last Royal family of Egypt. His mosque at the citadel is a distinctive piece of art and architecture.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. You continue your tour in Cairo by exploring Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, one of the oldest and most marvelous in Egypt, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga. You will be transferred back to your Cruise Ship in Alexandria for Final departure.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip all the Year Except over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
We are offering the minimum down payment of just 10% to secure your spaces on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel services. The remaining balance can be paid up to four days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your Representative.
In case you cancel your trip, the following of charges will be applied: