Visit the city founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great, famous in ancient times for the lighthouse that once stood in its bay, and for its great library. Check out the Roman catacombs, the ruins of a Roman temple complex, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and the Citadel of Qaitbay.
In between your site visits, you will enjoy a traditional seafood meal from Egypt’s Mediterranean coast.
- Pick up services from hotel in Cairo and return
- Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places
- Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private guide who speaks your language
- Lunch during your tour
- All taxes and service charges
- Bottled water during your trip
About Lunch please inform us ahead of time about any dietary restrictions
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
Ask about making this an overnight stay, and visit Momtazzah Palace, King Farouk’s former palace grounds, while enjoying the surrounding greenery and the oceanfront on the 2nd day.
First - Roman Catacombs
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, and then you will drive to Alexandria.
First, you will drive to the Roman catacombs to explore these wondrous tombs
Next - Pompey’s Pillar
You will see Pompey’s Pillar, constructed to honor Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century.
Next - Lunch
It is then time to enjoy a lovely lunch at a restaurant.
After Lunch - Qaitbay Citadel
You will see the 15th century Qaitbay Citadel at the Eastern tip of the Alexandria harbourfront, built on the spot where the ancient lighthouse once stood.
Next - Roman Theatre
It is time to Visit Roman Theatre.
Last - Bibliotheca Alexandria
You will end your day in Alexandria with a visit to the Bibliotheca Alexandria which hosts a marvelous collection of both books and artifacts.
Then it will be time to drive back to Cairo.
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