Departs: Daily 7:30 am
Duration: 12 Hours (Approx)
Type: Private Tour
Highlights: Roman Amphitheatre, Kom El Shoukafa, Pompay Pillar, Alexandria Library, and Citadel of Quitbay
Embark on a full day exploration of Alexandria, Egypt's cosmopolitan second city. Your sightseeing tour shows you the well preserved Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Catacombs, the newly reopened and restored site of the great Library of Alexandria and Pombey’s Pillar. Later, visit the Mosque of Abdul Abass and Qaitbay Fortress (Out-view visit).
Travel by air-conditioned car to the Mediterranean coast and the port city of Alexandria. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt and a centre for learning in the ancient world. Its legendary Lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the city was also the setting for the fiery relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. As you explore this vibrant city with your guide you will discover some of Alexandria's most famous sights including Pompey's Pillar, an 82-foot tall column carved from red Aswan granite and erected in honour of Emperor Diocletian. View the ancient Roman amphitheatre which dates from the Second Century Enjoy lunch at your own leisure on the Corniche overlooking the Mediterranean head to the Catacombs of Kom-el-Shouqafa. Arguably the highlight of any visit to Alexandria, this warren of tombs, chambers and hallways occupies the largest known roman burial site in Egypt. See Alexandria Library Visit the Quitbay citadel from outside and then return back to Cairo
Tour should be booked preferably before commencement of your trip to Egypt or 24 hours before your intended day tour during your stay. It is better to select the language by which the tour will be conducted we provide multilingual Egyptologist tour guides.
Coaches are wheelchair accessible.
Pick up of the tour is from most centrally located hotels in Cairo and you are only required to indicated your hotel name in advance.
Reservation of the tour requires down payment of approx 25% of tour cost upon confirmation this can be done online or with bank wire transfer. The remainder of tour cost should be settled upon arrival to Egypt either in cash or by credit card. During peak periods 50% of tour cost should be paid upon confirmation.