Day Trip to Alexandria
Take a day trip outside of Cairo to the beautiful and relaxing Mediterranean Sea. This full day tour will take you to see historical sights such as the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and then visit the Roman ruins of Pompey’s Pillar.
After visiting these historic sights, we will visit an ocean-side restaurant for a delicious lunch not included in the price of the tour. Following lunch, we will make a stop at the impressive library and then on to visit the Roman Amphitheater and Citadel of Qaitbey, a medieval castle built at the sight of Alexandria’s lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. We will then return to Cairo in the evening following a full day of adventure.
Sakkara and Memphis
Today, we will travel to Sakkara and see the oldest stone structure, The Pyramid of Zoser — constructed in the 3rd Dynasty for King Djoser.
Following our tour of this area and the pyramid, we will stop for a lunch in a local restaurant.
After a relaxing lunch, we will drive to Memphis, a city that was founded by King Menes. This city was the capital of Egypt during the time of the Old Kingdom. Here you will have an opportunity to see the Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis along with several other ancient artifacts. Upon completion of our visit, we will return to Cairo and drop you off at your hotel.
Al Fayoum Oasis
Egypt is known for its desert like terrain, but today is an opportunity to visit the waterfalls of Radi El Wayan and see a different type of landscape in Egypt where you can see sand dunes, palm trees, lakes and valleys, wild animals, and bird species. It’s a land of unspoiled nature & rich history, a place worth discovering. We will have a visit to the Lake of Koraun as well before having a stop for lunch.
The Valley of the Whales is a UNESCO world heritage site. We can hike in Gabal El-Medawara overlooking the Magic Lake.
This day trip is a fun outdoor opportunity to relax and see the natural wonders of Egypt. Upon completion of the day we will return you back to your hotel in Cairo.