Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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Highlights

  • Enjoy a day trip to Alexandria from Cairo
  • Kom Ash-Shuqqafa roman burial site
  • Pompey’s pillar and roman amphitheater
  • Alexandria library, home to a copy of every book published in the world

Overview

Alexandria is a very old and ancient Egyptian city that is not only the second largest one in Egypt apart from Cairo, but it also features stunning gardens, an unforgettable view of the Mediterranean Sea, and even dares you to view the Catacomb of Kom-Shoqafa where you can view all of the old tombs, chambers and various hallways in the largest burial site in all of Egypt!
Should you choose to take the tour to the fabulous city of Alexandria, then you’ll be charted by bus and will endure only a three hour ride until you’re at the city walls.

Our guide from Egyptio will pick you up and transfer you, cutting across 220 km of the Western desert from Cairo is the city of Alexandria. The transfer takes about 3 hours. One you get there you’ll be led throughout the city by a guide who can answer all of your questions, show you some of the most amazing sights of the city. On this tour to Alexandria from Cairo you will visit the Montazah Summer Palace, walk around and enjoy the Montazah gardens originally built in 1892.

Enjoy lunch at your own leisure on the Corniche overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. After lunch you will visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay which was built around 1480 y the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. It is believed to rest on the site and to be built from the stones of the Pharos lighthouse. The tour ends with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-Shoqafa. This warren of tombs, chambers and hallways occupies the largest known roman burial site in Egypt.

At the end of the day you can enjoy a pleasant ride back where you’ll be promptly dropped off at your hotel in Cairo!

Included

  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up services from your hotel in Cairo
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Lunch in local restaurant

Not Included

  • Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks in restaurant


Schedule

Runs on: Every day

Pick-up time: 7 : 00am

Departs from: Cairo

Tour duration: 13 hours


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