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From Cairo: Private Full-Day Tour of Historical Alexandria

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Step back in time to ancient Alexandria on a guided van tour from Cairo. Savor a tasty lunch and visit sights like the Kom El-Deka Roman theater, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, and Qaitbay Citadel.

Highlights

  • Discover the main attractions of ancient Alexandria including the Roman Theatre and the Catacombs of Kom el Shaqafa
  • Stroll the ramparts of the 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel
  • Benefit from informative and professional Egyptologist guides
  • Relax with comfortable air-conditioned transfers

Description

Explore the rich history of Alexandria; tracing time from its ancient Egyptian roots, through the Classical period, to Roman times and beyond on an informative full-day guided tour from Cairo. Stop for a delicious local lunch and enjoy bottled water on your trip. Enjoy pick-up and drop off from your Cairo hotel and an airconditioned bus ride to the Roman theater in Kom El-Deka; a marble theater that once seated 800 spectators in its galleries. View sections of mosaic flooring and a pleasure garden which is surrounded by Roman baths and villas. Continue to the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, a necropolis with 3 sublevels which dates back to the 2nd century AD. See the Roman triclinium, a banquet hall to honor the dead. Admire its statues, reliefs, and a pillared lobby featuring depictions of Egyptian gods in Roman armor. See the site of the Alexandria Library and walk the ramparts of the 15th century Qaitbay Citadel, which was built upon the ruins of the ancient Alexandria Lighthouse. End your day of discovery with a relaxed evening drive back to your hotel in Cairo.

Includes

Transportation in an air-conditioned van Tour guide Entrance fees Lunch Bottled water

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