Day tour to Alexandria from Cairo

We offer a Private day tour  to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Vehicle, Discover the old  Greco-Roman Capital of Egypt, Visit the new Library of Alexandria, the Roman Catacombs Kom El shoqafa, The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay and Pompei pillar

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We offer Private day Trip  to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Vehicle, Discover the old  Greco-Roman Capital of Egypt, Visit the new Library of Alexandria, the Roman Catacombs Kom El shoqafa, The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay and Pompei pillar

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    Pick up time from your Hotel

    Start your Private tour to Alexandria From Cairo, starts am 7:00 am with Pickup from your hotel by our Egyptologist, and transfer by Private A/C Vehicle to Alexandria, The distance is 220 k/m Northwest of Cairo. Arrive at  Alexandria around 10 am

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    The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa

    Start your day Tour in Alexandria Visiting The Roman  Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa 

    The Catacombs Kom el Shoqafa

    Archeologists believe that the Catacomb of Kom el Shoqafa was started in the 2nd century A.D. and was used to intern the dead for the next 200 years. This was a period in the history of the city of Alexandria when there was a great mixing of different cultures. Of course, there was the ancient history of the great Egyptian kingdoms which went back thousands of years

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    Pompey Pillar

    Has nothing to do with Pompey. The story behind the name refers to the possible burial ground of the Roman general when he fled to Egypt and was assassinated after losing a major battle in Greece against Caesar. The red granite column was probably built to honor  Emperor Diocletian. Today it stands 25 meters high and is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria

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    The Citadel of Sultan Qeitbay

    The Citadel was built in the 15th Century by the Mamlouk Sultan Qeitbay, To Guard the City against the threat of Crusaders, This wonderful Islamic Monument was built by the use of the ruins of the old Lighthouse that was constructed by Ptolemy 11 in 3rd Century B.c. The Lighthouse was damaged during an Earthquake that Occurred in Egypt in 1303 A.c during the reign of the Mamlouk King  Qaluan

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    lunch in Alexandria

    Lunch in Alexandria in Egyptian Restaurant, Fish Market

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    the new Library of Alexandria

    The Library of Alexandria was reborn in October 2002 to reclaim the mantle of its ancient namesake. It is not just an extraordinarily beautiful building; it is also a vast complex where the arts, history, philosophy, and science come together. Moreover, the myriad activities it offers have made it a place for open discussion, dialogue, and understanding.

    Back to Cairo  from Alexandria Arrival Cairo at 19:00

Inclusions:

  • Pick up services from the 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

Exclusions:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tipping

Please remember to bring:

  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses

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