About 12 Hours
Enjoy a private full-day guided tour to Alexandria from Cairo. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great around 331 B.C. It was home to both the legendary great library of Alexandria and the Pharos, a lighthouse ranked among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the well-preserved Roman amphitheater, Fort Qaitbey with the chance to see Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Then enjoy fresh seafood lunch before returning to your hotel in Cairo
Pick up and return service from your hotel in Cairo
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
Bottled water during the tour
Lunch at a good quality restaurant
Qualified Egyptologist tour guide
All service charges & taxes
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
Nile Holiday Egyptologist Guide & driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive for almost 3 hours to the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria, founded by Alexander the great in 331 B.C. On arrival, you will visit the catacombs of Kom El-Shuqqafa, a necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD. It merges Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture in its features. The catacombs of Kom El-Shuqqafa, is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages.
Proceed to see Pompey’s Pillar, is dedicated to the Greco-Egyptian deity Serapis and the largest of its type constructed outside of the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople.
Continue to see the Roman amphitheater, is an excellent ancient structure of Roman period of Egypt. The theater is a well preserved marble theater that once seated 800 spectators, surrounded by the Roman baths and villas with galleries, sections of mosaic flooring, and a pleasure garden
Afterwards you will drive to discover the 15th-century defensive Citadel of Qaitbay, located on the Mediterranean Sea coast. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Move on to Alexandria library, it is a striking piece of modern design that stands in contrast to the ancient architecture found throughout Egypt. You will have free time to enter the library (extra cost on spot) though local guide will show you the library inside. After finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.
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Cancellation: Nile Holiday does not charge a cancellation fee for any cancelation due to ‘force majeure’ reasons such as volcanoes, earthquakes, or reasons beyond control.
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Child (0 – 05.99) free of Charge
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