2023

Full-day excursion to Cairo

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# Trip

Full-day excursion to Cairo

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Description

Join us for an excursion to Cairo, “walking in the footsteps of the Pharaohs” (lunch included; approx. 10 hours total, incl. 4 hours round trip). The Giza pyramid complex is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: the “Great Pyramid of Giza” (137m) whose peak is still covered in the original white "casing stones” made of highly polished white limestone, its neighbors, the Pyramid of Khafra and the Pyramid of Menkaure (exterior views only). Not far from this jewel of symmetry, the Sphinx stands guard, arousing the admiration of passersby. Abou al-Hôl, literally the “Father of Terror” in Arabic, was called Sphinx by the Greeks because he resembled the mythical winged monster, who, according to legend, guarded the Greek city of Thebes, asking a riddle to travelers seeking entry into the city, and killing those who were unable to answer. It is thought to represent the Pharaoh Khafra. We’ll then continue on to visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo, one of the highlights of the day—housing, among other things, the Treasure of Tutankhamun.

PLEASE NOTE

  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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The Remarkable Red Sea and the Dazzling Mediterranean via the Suez CanalEgypt-Cyprus

Next departures: 03/18/2023
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SHARM EL SHEIKH - HURGHADA - SUEZ - Cairo - Suez Canal - ALEXANDRIA - LARNACA

Cross the Suez Canal on an unforgettable cruise across Mediterranean Seas and the Red. Jump back to the time of the great pharaohs in Egypt. Set out on a full-day excursion through the Nile River Valley to tour the ancient Valley of the Kings and the Karnak Temple Complex. Discover Cairo, close to the emblematic pyramids and Sphinx and visit Alexandria, one of the greatest cities to have ever existed. Finally, discover Nicosia, the divided capital of Cyprus.

$386 off per person + free upgrade 10 Days FROM $ 2,773 PP $ 3159
START IN 2023
Departure 03/18/2023
Arrival 03/27/2023
FROM $ 2,773 PP
$ 3,159
Special Offer
Ship : MV La Belle de l'Adriatique Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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