Pyramids, Citadel & Nile in StyleJourney to Cairo, Africa’s largest city, and stop at the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali. Admire the exquisite interiors of the Mosque and view the fascinating skyline of Old Cairo from the hill. Continue to the Giza Plateau, where the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World, The Pyramids of Giza still stand. A stop at the Western Plateau affords unique photo opportunities of the famous three pyramids. Continue to the base of Chephren’s Pyramid for some free time to explore the ancient site on your own. Reboard the vehicle and drive down the valley to marvel at the Sphinx with its mysterious expression as it stands guard over the mortuary complex. The last stop will be at the Papyrus Institute where the ancient art of paper making from reeds will be demonstrated. There will be some free time for souvenir shopping in the adjacent gift shop before the return drive (approximately 2.5 hours) to Alexandria.

Note: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen are recommended. Conservative attire (no tank tops or shorts) that covers both the shoulders and knees is suggested for this tour. Camera and video have no fees. Shoes must be removed before entering the mosque at the citadel.. The drive to/from Cairo is approximately 2.5 hours each way, dependent upon traffic and local conditions. Tour order may vary between groups but all mentioned sites will be covered.

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