Enjoy the best day tour to the city where the Alexandria Lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the largest library in the world, used to stand. We will visit the archaeological park to see the so-called Column of Pompey, which was part of a temple from 300 BC, and we will go to the Karmouz neighborhood to see the catacombs of the first century AD. We will discover a 15th-century fortress and tour the new Alexandrine Library, a jewel of architecture.
This is a private tour, We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo in a private vehicle and drive you to Alexandria. Three hours from Cairo is beautiful Alexandria, the second most important city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC, and which was one of the most important cultural and commercial centers of antiquity.
We will arrive in Alexandria in the morning and start our tour by visiting…
the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, built during the Roman period. They have three levels and their decoration shows the syncretism between the Egyptian pantheon and the Roman one.
Alexandria Roman Theatre Beyond the street of the facades is the Theatre, which was built at the beginning of the 1st century AD by the Nabateans and enlarged and improved by the Romans shortly after their annexation of the Kingdom in 106 AD. They built it by ruthlessly splitting a street of houses or tombs to extend the back of the auditorium, which could then accommodate 3000 people.
we will visit the new Alexandria Library, whose design refers to the god Amon Ra and the Alexandria Lighthouse. In addition to several libraries, there is a planetarium, three museums, a laboratory and a printing press.
Note: The library is closed both on Friday and Saturday (can only be seen from outside).
Abu al-Abbas mosque
We will also pass by the beautiful Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, a marvel of architecture built between the years 1929-1945 influenced by the buildings of ancient Egypt in Cairo. Then Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant.
After midday we will take a break and have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, to replenish our energy. The meal usually consists of Egyptian dishes and options that include dishes with meat, rice, and salads (drinks are not included)
Citadel of Qaitbay
From outside we will also see the Citadel of Qaytbay which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs ( Light House ) of Alexandria, a defensive fortress built in 1480 by Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr Saif El-Din Qaitbay, a slave who became a sultan.
After the tour, we will take you back to the hotel.
We offer a low-down payment of only 20% to secure your space on the tour, including the hotel room, the cruise ship cabin, the domestic flight ticket and other travel-related services. The rest of the money can be paid up to two days before the arrival date or in cash at the arrival to your travel manager, so your reservation will be a risk-free investment.
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