Day Tour to Alexandria from Luxor by Sleeper Train

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Price£205
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Pick up 22:00 PM
Duration 16 Hours
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Highlights
  1. Catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa
  2. National museum of Alexandria
  3. Fort Qait bay
  4. Roman Amphitheater
  5. Pompey pillar

Itinerary
Time
Activity
20:30
Transfer from your Luxor hotel to the railway station
21:00
Sleeper train to Alexandria in a double cabin
06:30
Meet your guide and get (optionally) breakfast in the city
09:00
Roman theater visit
09:30
Pompey's pillar visit
12:00
Visit to Catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa
14:00
Lunch in a local restaurant
15:15
Alexandria National Museum Visit
17:00
Free time or optional visits
20:00
Transfer to railway station
21:00
Sleeper train to Luxor, double cabin
06:15
Transfer to your Luxor hotel

Full Description

Day Tour to Alexandria from Luxor by Sleeper Train to discover Greco-Roman sights of Alexandria, catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa, National museum of Alexandria, fort Qait bay, Roman Amphitheater, Pompey pillar.

Our individual day tour to Alexandria will begin with a night drive on a comfortable sleeper train in a double cabin. Our English speaking representative will meet you at your Luxor hotel in the evening and transfer to Luxor railway station. Night ride to Alexandria. Arrival in Alexandria is scheduled early in the morning, so you will have time to meet with the guide, get acquainted with the program and have breakfast at a local cafe in the city (breakfast is charged separately).

Let's first go to Kom el Dekka archeological sight and visit the Greek-Roman sights: the Roman amphitheater, the only one in Egypt and the Pompeii column. In the same place we will find a statue of a huge scarab beetle, the second largest in Egypt and a statue of a sphinx.

Then we will move to the famous catacombs of Kom al-Shoqafa and visit not only the catacombs themselves, but also some of the Greeko-Roman graves and sarcophagi restored near them.

After lunch in the city and a little rest, let's look at the National Museum of Alexandria. Its distinguishing feature is that all the exhibits are unique to the museum and have never been exhibited before anywhere else in Egypt.

In the evening, before the night train back to Luxor, you will have free time and the opportunity to stroll along the Alexandria embankment, sit in a cafe on the Mediterranean coast or drop in at the Alexandria Library (paid separately).

Night transfer to Luxor and upon arrival our representative will meet you and transfer to your hotel.


Includes
  • Night sleeper train tickets in double cabin
  • Visit to the National Museum of Alexandria
  • Pompey pillar and roman theater entrance fee
  • Kom al-Shoqafa catacombs entrance fee
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • English speaking guide
  • Transfer to your Luxox hotel
  • Breakfast in the train or city
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expencies

What to take with you
  • Passport with full visa of Egypt
  • Breakfast box from your hotel reception
  • Bottle of water
  • Warm clothes during winter
  • Cash money

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Published: 12 Dec 2018 Last update: 28 Jun 2020