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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN GLORY

Runs on: Every Day
Prices from £ 900
  • Historical And Cultural
  • 8 Days
  • Family
  • By Road
  • Easy

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN GLORY

Day 1: Arrival and check-in at your hotel.

  • Arrival at Cairo International Airport, assistance with luggage and transfer to your hotel by a private car with air conditioning. 
  • You will be assisted by a Falcon Adventure representative  for check-in. 
  • Overnight in Caior

Day 2:  The Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, Memphis City and Sakkara

  • Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo,you will then be introduced to your Egyptology guide for a full day tour, visiting the Pyramids & the Sphinx, with the possibility for a Camel Ride at the pyramids what fun. 
  • The Great Pyramid of Giza also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid Complex bordering what is now El Giza Egypt . It is the oldest of the Seven wonders of the Ancient World ,and the only one to remain largely intact.It was built roughly from around 2550 BC to 2490 BC and it was built by Pharaohs Khufu. It was built to last an eternity and it definitely is doing that ..
  • By the eastern side of the Pyramid lie three small pyramids that were dedicated either to his wives or family members. 
  • After this we then go to visit the awe inspiring Great Sphinx,which is situated in front of the Pyramid of Kephren. It is one of most famous and legendary monuments in the whole world with its 70 m long and 20 m high it has the body of a lion and the head of a king. Continue your trip and visit the Great Court of the Pyramid Complex of Zoser and the Sakkara Pyramid, also known as the Step Pyramid.
  • Then proceed to Memphis (Greek translation), which was originally known as Ineb-Hedj (The White Wall). 
  • Some sources say that other versions of the name may have been translated to what is now the name of the country, Egypt. It is belived that during the Middle Kingdom, it was Ankh-Tawy, or "that which connects the two lands". In fact, its location lies approximately between the upper and Lower Egypt and the importance of the area is demonstrated by the fact it was chosen to be the capital of Egypt many times.
  • Drive back to your hotel.
  • Overnight in Cairo.
  • Optional not included: Sound & Light Show at the pyramids area. This show is an amazing colourful experience not to be missed . The show narrates the history of those great kings ,their secret legends and the secrets of ancient history and the story of The Great Sphinx who was guardian of the Giza Necropolis for over 5000 years.

Day 3: Transfer to Alexandria and check-in at your hotel. 

  • Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, meet our representative to transfer by a private car with air conditioning to Alexandria (about three hours’ drive).
  • Check-in at your hotel in Alexandria.
  • Free day. to choose what you want to do
  • Overnight in Alexandria.

Day 4: The Al Alamein Military Museum, the British, Italian & German Cemeteries, Siwa Safari Oasis and the Old Fortified Village (Shali). 

  • Breakfast and check-out at your hotel in Alexandria.
  • Meet our guide and take our 4x4 car with air conditioning to the Siwa Safari Oasis.
  • On the way, visit The Al Alamein Military Museum that exhibits specimens of weapons from the Second World War, collections of uniforms and memorabilia as well as the busts of the generals who planned the battle at Al Alamein. Inside the museum there are five halls .Each of them is dedicated to one of the four countries involved in the war ,which include Great Britain ,Italy,Germany and Egypt .I t also has a mixed hall that contains items from the war generally.
  • Then visit the British, Italian & German cemeteries.
  • The British cemetery has thousands upon thousands of rock hewn tombstones arranged in straight rows amidst a fenced garden,
  • The Italian cemetery displays a high tower fort standing on a tall hill with walls covered in marble
  • The German cemetery is a fortress-like memorial built on a high hill overlooking the sea.
  • Proceed to the Siwa Safari Oasis (The distance between Matruh & Siwa is 300 km) and then visit the Old Fortified Village (Shali) that is located in the center of modern Siwa and watch the Sun set at Fatnass Island. Return to your hotel for dinner.
  • Overnight in Siwa Oasis.

Day 5: Temple of Oracle, Temple of Jupiter Amen, the Sun Spring, the Mountain of the Dead and Bir Wahid. 

  • Breakfast at your hotel in Siwa Oasis.
  • Visit the Temple of the Oracle,for which Siwa was once renowned around the whole world the Temple of Jupiter Amen and the Sun Spring, that offers thermal spring water at body temperature.
  • Enjoy your lunch, having a picnic and enough time to bathe.
  • After lunch, visit Gebel El Mawta (The Mountain of the Dead) and then drive to Bir Wahid, which offers hot thermal spring water and is located in the middle of the sand dunes of the great sand sea.
  • Lay back and enjoy the beautiful sun set while you bathe in the hot water.
  • Return to your hotel for dinner.
  • Overnight in Siwa Oasis.

Day 6: Matrouh and Agiba Beach.

  • Breakfast and check-out at hotel in Siwa Oasis,
  • Then we drive you to Matrouh.
  • Spend the day at the Agiba beach, located about 28 km west of Mersa Matrouh. Agiba means Miracle in Arabic and its about 24km west of Marsa Matruh.It is a small ,spectacular cove,accessible only via a path leading down from the clifftop. The water here is a dazzling clear Turquoise
  • Enjoy a great dinner overlooking this enchanting scenery.
  • Overnight in Matrouh.

Day 7: Transfer to Cairo and check-in at your hotel. 

  • Breakfast and check-out in Matrouh.
  • Drive back to Cairo on our 4x4 car with air conditioning.
  • Check-in at your hotel in Cairo.
  • Overnight in Cairo.

Day 8: Check-out and transfer to the airport. 

  • Breakfast and check-out at your hotel in Cairo.
  • Our Falcon representative  will transfer you to the Cairo International Airport.

What's Included

  • 03 Nights in Cairo on bed & breakfast basis.
  • 01 Night in Alexandria on bed & breakfast basis.
  • 02 Nights in Siwa Oasis on half-board basis.
  • 01 Night in Matrouh on half-board basis.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Multilingual expert Egyptologist guide.
  • Desert safari in a 4 x 4 car with air conditioning.
  • All transfers in the program by a private car with air conditioning.
  • All meet & assist representative at airport transfers either upon arrival or departure.
  • All service charges & taxes.

What's Not Included

  • Personal items.
  • Tipping.
  • Any other items not mentioned.
  • Any optional tours.

Monday 0:00 - 23:59
Tuesday 0:00 - 23:59
Wednesday 0:00 - 23:59
Thursday 0:00 - 23:59
Friday 0:00 - 23:59
Saturday 0:00 - 23:59
Sunday 0:00 - 23:59