Did you know: Although the ancient Great Library of Alexandria was destroyed, a new library called the Biblioteca Alexandrina was completed in 2002.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

Your qualified tour guide will pick you up from your hotel/ airport in an A/C Van and you will then travel to Alexandria. Sit comfortably on your seat and enjoy the ride!

Once at Alexandria, you will visit the 3rd Century Pompey's Pillar, a 25 meter red Aswan granite column that is the last of the remaining relics of the Seraphim Temple. Constructed in honour of Emperor Diocletian, it was once a magnificent structure rivalling the Soma and the Caesareum. 

Your specialist tour guide will tell you about the lighthouse of Alexandria and share many interesting stories about ancient Romans Emperors with you. 

Next visit is to Qayetbay citadel, situated on the entrance to Alexandria's eastern harbour. It is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century AD.

You will also visit the largest Roman cemetery, the Catacombs consisting of three levels cut in the rock.

After this fantastic tour is over, you will be transferred back to Cairo and dropped off at your accommodation.

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Please note: This tour includes hotel pick up and drop off service. Simply select the "I'll type the address (next step)" message and write the name and address of your hotel in the relevant field during the booking process.

Pick up locations

What's included

  • Bottled water,
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide,
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off,
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan,
  • Entrance fee to the mentioned sights in the Program,
  • Entry/Admission - City Centre Alexandria,
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa,
  • Entry/Admission - Montazah Palace Gardens

What's excluded

  • Gratuities.
  • Food and Drinks.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program.
  • Entry/Admission - Lighthouse of Alexandria.

Important information

  • the way to Alexandria takes 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 6 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 75% if cancelled 9.2916666666667 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 50% if cancelled 14.416666666667 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 25% if cancelled 30.625 days or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS

Guided Language

  • Francaise
  • Español
  • Deutsch
  • Russian
  • Japanese

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