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From Cairo: Full-Day Tour of Historical Alexandria

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Journey through Alexandria city and take a walk along the Egyptian pathways. Make your way to the Roman theater of Kom El-Deka, the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, the Roman triclinium and the Alexandria Library with this full-day tour from Cairo.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the Roman amphitheater of Kom El-Deka
  • Admire the architectural excellence of the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa
  • See the relics and statues of the Roman triclinium
  • Visit the pristine Library of Alexandria
  • Stroll along the ancient ramparts of the 15th century Citadel of Qaitbay

Description

Enjoy a full-day trip to historic city of Alexandria and experience the remnants of a bygone era. After pickup from your hotel in Cairo or Giza you'll drive towards Alexandria, stopping along the way to use the bathroom and get a coffee. Upon arrival, start your tour of this ancient city. Head towards the marble-stone Roman amphitheater of Kom El-Deka that once accommodated over 800 visitors. Enjoy the sights of its pleasure garden and mosaic floored Roman baths and villas. Afterward, move on to the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa where you can feel the aura of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman architectural excellence. The cemetery was constructed in the second century AD and is still one of the seven wonders of the middle ages. Savor a delicious lunch from a local restaurant and then visit the Library of Alexandria, one of the largest and renowned archives of the ancient world. Stroll along the Citadel of Qaitbay, built above the ruined Alexandria lighthouse. At the end of the tour you'll be driven back to Cairo or Giza to be dropped off at your accommodation.

Includes

Transportation by air-conditioned car Egyptologist guide Lunch Mineral water
Entrance fees (can be selected as an add-on) Drinks during lunchtime Gratuities

Important Information

  • Please note, entrance fees are not included in the tour price but can be selected as an add-on during the booking process
  • Please note, the shared tour requires a minimum of two participants to operate. If the minimum is not met the tour may be canceled or rescheduled
  • Pickup and drop-off is not available at Cairo Airport • The duration of the tour includes the pickup and drop-off times
  • Children are required to be accompanied by an adult • Please note, the library is closed until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions

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