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Tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Car

Created with Sketch. Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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Duration

1 day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

Arabic, English, Espanol, Francais, Japanese

Overview

Visit rock-cut Roman catacombs, the remains of a Roman temple complex, and Qaitbey Citadel on a day trip from Cairo to Alexandria. Enjoy new seafood by the Mediterranean when visiting the old Bibleotheca Alexandrina.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sheraa travel will pick you up from your Cairo hotel for an unforgettable day trip to Alexandria. Visit Pompey's Pillar first. At the end of the fourth century, it was built in honour of Emperor Diocletian. It was once a majestic structure that rivalled the Soma and the Caesarean and was originally from the Serapis temple.Then drive to the Catacombs, the world's largest Roman cemetery, which is made up of three levels carved into the rock. Lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria, followed by a visit to the Qaitbay Citadel, which was constructed on the ancient pharaohs' (lighthouse) site, and then to the Bibliotheca Alexandria. Finally, you will be returned to your Cairo hotel.

Itinerary

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pick you up from your hotel in Cairo.
pick you up from your hotel in Cairo.

Sheraa travel will pick you up from your Cairo hotel for an unforgettable day trip to Alexandria

Visit Pompey's Pillar first.
Visit Pompey's Pillar first.

It's name is deceiving. This single column on a rocky hilltop in the heart of Alexandria has little to do with Gaius Pompey, a Roman Consul and General who was Julius Caesar's opponent in a civil war and was assassinated by a Ptolomaic pharaoh in 48 BC while fleeing to Alexandria.

Visit the Catacombs.
Visit the Catacombs.

the world's largest Roman cemetery, which is made up of three levels carved into the rock.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria with perfect Mediterranean sea view

visit the Qaitbay Citadel.
visit  the Qaitbay Citadel.

which was constructed on the ancient pharaohs' (lighthouse) site

visit the Bibliotheca Alexandria.

one of the biggest library in the middle east

you will be returned to your Cairo hotel.

after we finish our tour you will back to your hotel around 8 pm

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up services from hotel in Cairo & return
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place
  • Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch during your tour
  • All taxes & service charge
  • Bottled water during your trip
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tipping

Durations

5 – 7 hours

Languages

Arabic
English
Espanol
Francais
Japanese

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

FAQs

When the tour start ? and ends?
it starts at 8 am and return back to your hotel at 8pm at the same day
Is the entrance ticket included ?
yes all the mention tickets are included

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