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Egyptian Museum, Giza Pyramids & Sphinx
Buses will depart from Al-Manara International Conference Center at 9:00 and return at 17:00pm
First stop is Tahrir Square, in the heart of down town Cairo. Next stop is the the Egyptian Musuem, which holds the greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities in Cairo. Lunch will be in a typical Cairo restaurant.
After lunch, we head to the Giza Plateau, where the only remaining wonder of the Ancient Worlds still stands, the Pyramids of Giza. The tour continues to the Western Plateau and concludes with the mighty Sphinx, guardian of the mortuary complex.
Citadel and Khan El khalili Bazaar
Buses will depart from Al-Manara International Conference Center at 9:00 and return at 17:00.
This visit includes the Citadel of the great leader Salah Eldin Al Ayoubi. Explore the ancient citadel of Salah El Din with its magnificent medieval architecture and the Mohamed Ali mosque.
Lunch will be in a typical Cairo restaurant.
After lunch, we head the narrow streets of the Khan El Khalili bazaars, the most popular market in Egypt.
Overday Visit to Alexandria
Buses will depart from Al-Manara International Conference Center at 8:00 and return at 20:00.
The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern; its ambience and cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country although it is actually only 225 km from Cairo.
Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria became the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt, its status as a beacon of culture symbolized by Pharos, the legendary lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The setting for the stormy relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Alexandria was also the center of learning in the ancient world. But ancient Alexandria declined, and when Napoleon landed he found a sparsely populated fishing village.
This tour includes visits to The Roman Theater; Catacombs & Pompey’s Pillar; The Greco-Roman (National) Museum; Fort Qaitbey; The Mosque of AL Mursi Abu Al Abbas; Montazah palace and gardens; and the Alexandria Library
Al Fayoum trip & Wadi Al Rayan Falls (Overday)
At 08:00am pick up from Al-Manara International Conference Center and transfer to Wadi Al Rayan, Fayoum
‘Wadi El Rayan’ is a unique nature protectorate in Faiyum Governorate, Egypt
It is located about 65km southwest of Faiyum city and 80km west of the Nile River. The Wadi has been used for man-made lakes from agricultural drainage which has made a reserve of the two separate Wadi El-Rayan Lakes. The reserve is composed of a 50.90km2 upper lake and a 62.00km2 lower lake, with waterfalls between the two. Among the springs, there are three sulphur springs at the southern side of the lower lake, with extensive mobile sand dunes. Wadi El Rayan Waterfalls are considered to be the largest waterfalls in Egypt.
In the Pharaonic era, the city now called Medinet el Fayum (City of Faiyum) was called Shedet. It was the most significant centre of the cult of Sobek, the crocodile-god. Faiyum is the source of some famous death masks or mummy portraits painted during the Roman occupation of the area. The Egyptians continued their practice of burying their dead, despite the Roman preference for cremation. While under the control of the Roman Empire, Egyptian death masks were painted on wood in a pigmented wax technique called encaustic—the Faiyum mummy portraits represent this technique. While commonly believed to represent Greek settlers in Egypt, the Faiyum portraits instead reflect the complex synthesis of the predominant Egyptian culture and that of the elite Greek minority in the city.