Giza, Alabaster Mosque and Felucca Ride on the Nile

Giza, Alabaster Mosque and Felucca Ride on the Nile

Giza, Alabaster Mosque and Felucca Ride on the Nile

Once you disembark from your cruise ship you will begin your journey to Cairo. Your tour begins with Giza where you will view the pyramids and the Sphinx. The tallest of the pyramids reside at Giza. The region of Giza is one of the largest burial grounds in Egypt and it is unknown how large it actually is.
Lunch will be served through the tour. Then you will continue the tour to the Saladin Citadel, one of the world's greatest monuments to medieval warfare as well as a highly visible landmark on Cairo's eastern skyline. Originally used as a lookout, during the 12th century a fortress was built and there has been one ever sense.
Located within the Citadel is the tomb of Mohammad Ali built between 1830 and 1857. This is also known as the Alabaster Mosque due to the extensive use of the material. From the arcaded courtyard, you have a magnificent view across the city to the pyramids of Giza. After which there will be a break for lunch.
Your next stop will be a Felucca ride on the Nile. A Felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailboat. They rely solely on the wind and have remained as dominate mode of transportation through the years.
At the conclusion of your tour, you will be transported back to your cruise ship.

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Inclusions

  • • Meet and greet service by our representatives at Alexandria pier
  • • Assistance of our personal during your tours and excursions
  • • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • • Entrance fees to the mentioned sights in Cairo & Giza
  • • Academic Egyptologist guide who speak English
  • • Lunch meal at good quality local restaurant
  • • 1 Bottled water each
  • • Service charges and taxes included

Tips

Remember to bring your camera and sunscreen.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

Redemption and Voucher Details

  1. After you complete your booking, your credit card will be charged and our expert Shore Excursion Concierge agents will 'hand'-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility. Your credit card statement will list the merchant for the charges as Port Promo Cruise Tours.
  2. You will receive an email within 72 hours of booking from info@portpromotions.com which confirms your booking and contains the vouchers required for your shore excursions. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. You will be required to turn the voucher(s) in to the corresponding shore excursion supplier(s). The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.
  3. Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.
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