Alexandria Full Day Private Tour from Cairo

Again we wish to remark the attitude of our guide Ahmed. He was very kind to us and gave us a lot of interesing information. The driver was also a very nice person. The tour was wonderfulMaria Victoria R., Argentina – See more reviews
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Ancient Sphinx statue and Pompey's pillar in Alexandria
Ancient Sphinx statue and Pompey's pillar in Alexandria
Qaitbay Fortress, Alexandria
Qaitbay Fortress, Alexandria
Citadel of Qaitbay fortress and its main entrance yard
Citadel of Qaitbay fortress and its main entrance yard
Citadel fortress in Alexandria
Citadel fortress in Alexandria
Ancient Sphinx statue and Pompey's pillar in Alexandria
Ancient Sphinx statue and Pompey's pillar in Alexandria
ancient Sphinx statue and Pompey's pillar in Alexandria
ancient Sphinx statue and Pompey's pillar in Alexandria
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
Explore Alexandria on this full day trip
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What To Expect

Explore Alexandria on this full day trip with your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way on this private tour and visit Pompey's Pillar, a relic from the temple of Serapis, Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site of the ancient pharaohs, the Roman Catacombs and New Library of Alexandria

Highlights

  • Visit Alexandria on this private full day tour from Cairo

  • See the famous Pompey’s Pillar and the impressive New Library of Alexandria

  • Visit the largest Roman cemetery and the Catacombs

  • Enjoy Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Experience Alexandria's sights with a qualified Egyptologist guide

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Cairo
Departs From:
Cairo
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
10 hours
Availability:
daily at 8:00 AM
Product Code:
3228
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo and then travel by private coach to visit Alexandria. The first visit will be 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 honor of the Emperor Diocletian, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesareum.

You will also visit the largest Roman cemetery, the Catacombs consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Before continuing with you trip Lunch at local restaurant in Alexandria.

Next is Qaitbay citadel, situated on the entrance to Alexandria's eastern harbor, then before returning back to your hotel in Cairo you will visit the New Library of Alexandria, the largest library in the world.

Includes

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel

  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle

  • English speaking Egyptologist tour guide

  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during your tour

Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Italian, Spanish, German and French tour guides are available upon request.

  • For larger groups, please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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