From Cairo: Alexandria Private Day Tour with Guide and Lunch

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Spend a day exploring Alexandria highlights with an Egyptologist guide on a trip from Cairo. Visit the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and Fort Qaitbey.

Highlights

  • Uncover the history of one of the greatest cities of the Mediterranean world
  • Visit Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a stunning site alongside Alexandria's harbor
  • Marvel at the architectural excellence of the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
  • Explore Fort Qaitbay, a 15th-century fortress on the Mediterranean sea coast
  • Enjoy a tour led by an Egyptologist guide, inclusive of entry tickets and lunch

Description

Enjoy a full-day trip from Cairo to the historic city of Alexandria and explore a different side of Egypt. Get picked up from your accommodation in the morning and set off to explore the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea. Start the day with the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, a well-preserved and fascinating mix of different ages with Pharaonic and Roman dedications to the dead. Found purely by an accident with a donkey falling through a hole in the ground in 1900, these sets of rock-cut burial chambers and tombs. Move on to Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a new modern, and stunning building combining a library with a magnificent collection of archaeological finds from ancient Alexandria in a museum setting. learn more about it with your private Egyptologist guide. Enjoy a lunch break at a local restaurant. Energized, make your way to the last stop, Fort Qaitbey. One of Alexandria’s top attractions for its historic value and important position, see sphinxes, columns, capitals, and statues dating from the Pharaonic, Greek, and Roman eras. After exploring the city with your guide, return to your accommodation in Cairo or Giza.

Includes

Private transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle Hotel pickup and drop-off English guide Spanish, German, or French-speaking guide (if add-on selected) Lunch at a local restaurant Entrance fees to all the attractions in the itinerary

Important Information

  • The Library of Alexandria is closed on Friday

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