Full-Day Alexandria Sightseeing Excursion from Cairo

From Cairo you can have a 3 hour ride with intervals to visit Egypt's second largest city Alexandria, locally called the Bride of the Mediterranean according to its strategic location on the Mediterranean Seashore. You will see rock-cut Roman catacombs, the ruins of a Roman temple complex and its famous Pompeii's pillar, and Qaitbey Citadel which was built with the remains of the ancient Pharos Light house. Visit Bibliotheca and enjoy fresh seafood and ice cream by the Mediterranean.

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10 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or Limo
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
    • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Roman Amphitheater
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Kom Al Shokafa, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Our professional and friendly tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel lobby.

    Have a 3-hour drive through the decent desert road that is very well cared after. After about 1.5 hours you will an interval to stretch legs, get a drink, or freshen up. Then continue the drive for another 1.5 hours to enjoy an amazing day trip to Alexandria. First visit the rock-cut Roman catacombs, which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Al Karah WA at Toubageyah WA Kafr Al Ghates, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    and then visit Pompey's Pillar, which constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the Serapeum temple, which was dedicated the Bull God Serapis that was glorified by both Egyptian and Greek people, it was once a magnificent structure rivaling the Soma and the Caesarean.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria that was once one of the wonders of the ancient world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Roman Amphitheater, Ismail Mahana Road Kom El Dekka Gharb, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    Then proceed to visit the only preserved Roman Amphitheater in Egypt and know its story.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Al Azaritah WA Ash Shatebi, Qism Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Governorate 21526, Egypt

    then you will finish your trip by exploring the gigantic library of Alexandria AKA Bibliotheca Alexandrina to resurrect the glorious ancient Library that carried the same name, you can ask your guide to get your ticket if you want to take a deeper look into the library and its massive reading hall and museums.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    These are just examples, but we can pick you up from any hotel in Cairo downtown or Pyramids area.
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 3 hours drive with optional stop for refreshment.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • With compliance to the Egyptian Ministry of Health, Ministry of Tourism and WHO regulations, self-protection is maintained, enough sanitizing supplies in the vehicles, yet lovely local Egyptians may like to shake hands or fest, an extra Alcohol-based sanitizer is highly recommend.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Egypt Wonders Tours

Activity ID: V-31588P10

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