Full Day Tour to Alexandria with Lunch
Departure from Cairo
About this experience
Discover the "Pearl of the Mediterranean" on a full-day tour of Alexandria by air-conditioned car from Cairo or Giza.
The city on the river Nile, was once Capital of the Ellenistic Egypt, Roman and Bizantine. It hosted some of the Wonders of the Ancient and Modern World like the Great Library, and the Necropolis. Symbol of this important egyptian city was once the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
These marvels still witness today the fact that Alexandria was the second most powerful city of the ancient times after the Great Rome, and still holds its beauties and history high positioned in Egypt.
Relax on the 3-hour journey, and on arrival see the fascinating attractions, such as the triumphal column of Pompey's Pillar, built in honor of the emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century, one of the largest and most ancient monolithic in the World History.
Go then to the beautiful Citadel of Qaitbay to see where the Lighthouse of Alexandria once stood.
Discover a large Roman cemetery carved in rock at the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, on of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages, merging 3 different cultures and displaying fascinating influences from egyptian, roman and greek art in sculptures.
Last but not least, explore the history of the Library of Alexandria, one of the largest and most famous libraries in the world keeping words safe across centuries and eras fighting against burns and destroy.
How to use the voucher
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Travel by private car to arrive and explore the Greco-Roman city of Alexandria; the triumphal column of Pompey's Pillar; the largest library in the world; Citadel of Qaitbay; Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
•Please provide at the time of booking: your e-mail address, phone number along with the country code, and the exact name of your hotel (if you already have it)
Español, Português, English, عربي
• Transportation by private, air-conditioned car
• Hotel pick-up and drop off in Cairo or Giza
• Expert Egyptologist guide in your chosen language
• Bottle of water per person
• Lunch at a fish market restaurant
• Taxes and service charges
What's not included
All entrance fees for the mentioned historical places:
•Catacombs entrance fees 60 Egyptian pounds per adult
•Pumpi Pillar 60 Egyptian pounds per adult
•Citadel of Quitbay 40 Egyptian pounds per adult
•Library of Alexandria 40 Egyptian pounds per adult
Please provide your hotel/apartment details for pick up.