Tanis and Suez Canal Full Day Tour from Cairo
Visit Tanis & The Suez Canal Area from Cairo, Departure from Cairo in the early morning, driving(Tanis) the delta capital of Ramses II, passing on the site of Bubastis where the cat was worshiped in ancient times,Then proceed to Ismailia on the Suez Canal for lunch & Return to Cairo.Itinerary
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Tanis, outside of San al-Hagar Egypt
Go on a private tour to the ancient city of Tanis (San al Hagar) or the Land of Goshen as mentioned in the old testament and Suez Canal with your own tour guide. You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to drive 160 km approx. away from Cairo. In the North East of the Delta lies the city of Tanis which was once the capital of Egypt during 21st and 22nd dynasties. The drive will be through the fertile fields of the Delta. The site is full of granite monuments that were taken from (PR RAMSES) the city that was the northern capital of Egypt during the time of Ramses 2nd. The ruins include the remains of obelisks and statues of Ramses the 2nd.there are a lot of ruins of the main temple in the city that was dedicated to the god Amun RA and the ruins of the two subsidiary temples of his wife and his son.The city of Tanis has its religious importance in addition to the historical one.In the old testament this place was known as the land of Goshen, where the sons of Israel (brothers of the prophet Joseph) settled down escaping from the famine and brought their cattle and families here till the era of the Exodus.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Suez Canal, Egypt
Later , you drive to the city of Ismailia on the Suez canal where you will have lunch and learn about the history of the canal. you can still see the path of this great waterway but going close to the canal is not allowed ( permission needed).
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 10 To 11 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Tour Departs From Centrally Located Cairo And Giza Hotels. Please Include The Details Of Your Hotel At The Time Of Booking.Airports
Cancellations and refunds:
- Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.