Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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Price£101
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Pick up 07:00 AM
Duration 12 Hours
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Highlights

Itinerary
Time
Activity
07:00
07:15
09:00
10:00
12:00
13:30
15:00
16:00
Pick up from your Cairo hotel
Transfer to Alexandria
Visit to Pompey's pillar and serapeum
Catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa excusion
Lunch in a local restaurant
Qait Bay Citadel tour
Alexandria Library photo tour
Transfer back to Cairo

Full Description

Private guided full-day tour to Alexandria from Cairo by car to visit the most famous Alexandria tourist attractions includes visiting of Alexandria Library, the Catacomb, Pompey’s Pillar, and Qaitbay Citadel.

From Cairo to Alexandria by car

Alexandria is a bride of the Mediterranean, it is the second capital of Egypt, and one of most beautiful cities in Egypt, includes many important historical and tourist attractions, as well as entertainment venues. A one-day excursion to Alexandria from Cairo includes a visit to the various architectural monuments of the Greco-Roman era for which this city is so famous.

The distance from Cairo to Alexandria is 220 KM via Cairo - Alexandria Desert Road, it takes about 3 hours by bus or car. The Road is a free road and one of the main roads in Egypt. It was established in 1935, linking the Egyptian capital Cairo and Alexandria.

Ancient Roman Theatre

The Roman theater is located in Kom El-Dikka. It was built at the beginning of the 4th century AD.

Qaitbay citadel

Qaitbay citadel is located at the end of Pharos Island, in the far west of the city of Alexandria, the citadel is surrounded by the sea from 3 sides. It was build in 1477 AD, it is considered one of the oldest tourist places in Alexandria.

Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar is , where tourists from all over the world flock to it to witness the history that prevailed during a period of Alexandria. The Alexandrians built it for the Roman Emperor Diocletian.

Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa

The Catacombs is one of the most important archaeological cemeteries in Alexandria, located in Kom El-Shoqafa area. the tombs reflect the blending of the Pharaonic and Roman civilizations. The tombs were discovered by chance in 1900 AD when a donkey fell into one of the tombs 12 m underground.

Alexandria National Museum

The museum was a palace of a former wood merchant. It was purchased by the US Embassy for 53,000 pounds, and then the Supreme Council of Antiquities bought it for 12 million pounds. It is built in the Italian style and contains more than 1,800 antiquities that include the Pharaonic, Ptolemaic, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic and modern times.

Royal Jewelry Museum

The Royal Jewelry Museum in Zizinia is one of the most attractive tourist places, it includes about 11,000 pieces of the most valuable jewelry of the royal families in Egypt, from the era of Muhammad Ali Pasha until the era of Farouk I.

The museum includes a collection of antiques and jewelry belonging to Queen Nariman and Princesses Fawzia and Faiza Fouad, as well as antiques of King Fouad and others.


Includes
  • Transfer by air-conditioned car from Cairo to Alexandria
  • Entrance fees to all attractions according to the program
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch Entrance inside the New Alexandria Library

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Published: 17 Jun 2022 Last update: 17 Nov 2022