Royal Retreat: 4-Day Stay at Marriott Mena House

Price

$1130

Duration

4 days

Max People

8

Min Age

18+

Tour Type

Luxury Heritage Tour

Reviews

14 reviews

Overview

Royal Retreat: 4-Day Stay at Marriott Mena House: Discover the Timeless Splendor of Egypt: A Four-Day Cultural Odyssey Embark on a captivating four-day journey through Cairo, the heart of ancient Egypt, where the mystique of early civilization blends seamlessly with vibrant contemporary life. This specially curated adventure promises an intimate glimpse into the treasures of a land steeped in history and tradition. Here’s what to expect on this unforgettable tour:

Cairo’s Historical Enigma and Modern Pulse

Welcome and Arrival: Begin your journey with a warm welcome at Cairo International Airport. Our dedicated representatives will ensure a smooth transfer to the historic Mena House Hotel, located in the shadows of the majestic Pyramids of Giza. Here, each room offers a direct view of these ancient wonders—your first encounter with Egypt’s storied past.

Grand Egyptian Museum Exploration: Dive into the rich tapestry of Egyptian history at the Grand Egyptian Museum. Be enthralled by the legendary golden mask of King Tutankhamun and over 100,000 artifacts, from royal mummies to exquisite pottery and jewelry. The past comes alive in this modern marvel, with stunning views of the Giza pyramids adding an extra layer of awe to your visit.

Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Experience the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids of Giza, including the grand Cheops Pyramid. Visit the Solar Boat Museum to see the reconstructed ceremonial barque of Khufu and enjoy a mesmerizing camel ride through the desert, with the iconic pyramids and Sphinx as your backdrop.

Culinary Delights by the Nile: Relish a special lunch at a felucca-themed restaurant managed by the Oberoi Group, offering splendid views over the Nile. This meal perfectly complements a day filled with discovery.

Leisure and Luxury at Mena House

Relaxation and Optional Activities: Enjoy a day of leisure at the Mena House Hotel, which boasts a variety of activities and additional tours. Whether you choose to relax with the hotel’s luxurious amenities or continue your explorations, your day promises to be as enriching as it is relaxing.

Fond Farewell to Cairo

Departure: After a leisurely breakfast and some final moments at the Mena House, our team will coordinate your transfer to Cairo International Airport. Depending on your flight schedule, we offer flexible arrangements to ensure your departure is as seamless as your arrival.

Note:

  • Comfortable Footwear: Prepare for extensive walking during tours, especially at archaeological sites.
  • Sun Protection: Equip yourself with sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat to enjoy your excursions under the Egyptian sun.
  • Cultural Respect: Dress modestly when visiting religious sites and be prepared to remove footwear when required.
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi may be limited at some locations, ensuring you have all necessary apps and information downloaded beforehand.
  • Hotel Pickup: Be ready in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled departure for each day’s adventures.

Included

  • Personalized Airport Welcome: Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, receive a warm welcome from our friendly representatives who will facilitate a smooth start to your journey in Egypt.
  • Luxurious Accommodations: Spend your nights at the historic Mena House Hotel, offering breathtaking views of the Pyramids and providing a blend of luxury and tradition.
  • Private Transfers: Enjoy the comfort of private, air-conditioned transfers to and from the airport and during all scheduled activities.
  • Guest Relations Support: Benefit from the dedicated assistance of our guest relations team throughout your Cairo stay, ensuring your trip is enjoyable and hassle-free.
  • Exclusive Guided Tours: Embark on a journey through time with private guided tours of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the Great Giza Pyramids, ensuring a personalized and in-depth exploration of ancient Egyptian history.
  • Expert English-Speaking Guides: Engage with the rich history and culture of Egypt through the knowledge and insight of our professional English-speaking guides.
  • Comprehensive Entrance Fees: Gain entry to all significant sites such as the Solar Boat Museum and the Pyramids area without the hassle of additional costs.
  • Meals Included: Enjoy daily breakfasts and select additional meals, featuring a range of Egyptian and international dishes to satisfy diverse palates.
  • Refreshments Provided: Stay hydrated with bottled water supplied during any outings outside of your hotel.
  • Felucca Dining Experience: Savor lunch in a unique felucca-themed restaurant managed by Oberoi, blending a traditional dining experience with modern culinary excellence.
  • All-Inclusive Pricing: All service charges and taxes are included, ensuring no hidden fees and a stress-free travel experience.

Excluded

  • International Airfare: Flights to and from your home country are not included in the tour package.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt: You will need to obtain your entry visa independently; it is not covered as part of the tour package.
  • Optional Tours: Any tours outside the itinerary, including special excursions and personal explorations, are not included and can be booked at an additional cost.
  • Personal Spending: Expenses for personal items, souvenirs, extra beverages, and other individual purchases are not included.
  • Tipping: Gratuities for tour guides, cruise staff, and drivers are not included and are at your discretion based on the service received.

Royal Retreat: 4-Day Stay at Marriott Mena House Tour Plan

Welcome to Egypt, the cradle of civilization! As you step off the plane at Cairo International Airport, feel the warm embrace of ancient history mixed with vibrant modern life. Our cheerful and experienced airport representatives will be there to greet you with open arms.

They’ll ensure your transfer to the Mena House Hotel is seamless and swift. Once you arrive, take a moment to settle into this historic hotel, nestled in the shadows of the awe-inspiring Pyramids. Your room offers a view like no other, gazing directly at these marvels of the ancient world.

Rise and shine with a scrumptious breakfast, gearing up for a day packed with adventure and discovery. First on the agenda is the Grand Egyptian Museum. Here, you’ll be transported back thousands of years as you wander through vast halls filled with relics of a bygone era, including the legendary golden mask of King Tutankhamun. Amidst over 100,000 artifacts, you’ll find an array of pottery, jewelry, and even royal mummies! This museum, a modern architectural marvel, offers a stunning view of the Giza pyramids, adding to the epic experience. What more could you want?

For lunch, we’ve arranged something truly special—a meal at a felucca-themed restaurant managed by the renowned Oberoi Group. Enjoy your meal with a view that overlooks the Nile, providing a perfect midday break. Refreshed and refueled, it’s time to head to the Great Giza Pyramids. Stand in awe before the Cheops Pyramid, the grandest in the Giza pyramid complex, and explore the marvels of ancient engineering.

Visit the Solar Boat Museum to see the ceremonial solar barque of Khufu, and cap off your day with a thrilling camel ride through the sands of the Giza desert, with the pyramids silhouetted against the setting sun. As the day winds down, return to the Mena House to relax and recount the day’s wonders.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After another delightful breakfast, get ready for an exciting day trip to Alexandria! You’ll start your adventure with a visit to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, an eerie yet fascinating underground tomb. Here, you’ll wander through a labyrinth of chambers adorned with a unique blend of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman architecture. The intricate carvings and statues make it a truly unforgettable experience.

Next, marvel at the towering Pompey’s Pillar, a massive red granite column that stands about 25 meters tall. It’s one of Alexandria’s most famous landmarks and a striking remnant of an ancient temple dedicated to the Greco-Egyptian deity Serapis.

Your journey continues at the Greco-Roman Museum, where you can dive into Alexandria’s rich history through over 40,000 artifacts. The museum’s collection includes stunning mosaics, delicate pottery, and impressive statues, offering a fascinating glimpse into the city’s cultural melting pot.

Don’t miss the Roman Amphitheatre, a well-preserved site featuring semi-circular marble seating and intricate mosaic floors. Picture the ancient performances and gatherings that once took place here—it’s like stepping back in time.

In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a sumptuous lunch at the Fish Market, known for its deluxe seafood menu. Start with a delicious shrimp soup and six types of fresh salads as appetizers. For the main course, savor the seafood rice packed with shrimp, crab, squid, and grouper fish. Choose between grilled or fried sea bass and tilapia, and enjoy grilled or fried shrimp and grilled squid. It’s a seafood lover’s paradise with flavors that will leave you wanting more.

After lunch, head to the Royal Jewelry Museum, housed in a beautiful palace. The museum dazzles with its collection of opulent jewels and treasures from Egypt’s royal families. Each piece tells a story of the country’s regal history and exquisite craftsmanship.

Finally, take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Al Muntazah Park. This stunning park is perfect for relaxing amidst lush gardens, elegant bridges, and serene coastal views. It’s a refreshing breath of air after a day of exploration.

After a full day of discovery, you’ll return to Cairo for a peaceful night at the Mena House. Whether you choose to relax or reminisce about your epic day in Alexandria, your evening is yours to enjoy.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Whether you choose to bask in the luxury of the hotel’s amenities or embark on another day of exploration, your time is yours to shape. Another peaceful night awaits you at the Mena House.

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a final leisurely breakfast at the Mena House. Depending on your departure time, take a moment to relax in your room or take one last stroll around the hotel grounds.

When it’s time to leave, our team will ensure your transportation to Cairo International Airport is arranged, making your departure as smooth as your arrival. Should your flight be later in the day, we can make special arrangements to accommodate your schedule.

Meals: Breakfast

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34 Central St. From Road 9, Moqattam – Cairo, Egypt 11571

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