Alexandria Sightseeing Day Trip from Cairo
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Alexandria Sightseeing Day Trip from Cairo

Alexandria Sightseeing Day Trip from Cairo

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Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The catacombs were discoverd in 1900 by chance, when a cart fell down the shaft. It is graves from the time of the Ptolomies kings with 500 shefts each is enough to accommodate up to 5 mummies. The graves were found empty.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

Pompey’s pillar is a huge pillar was once used to lead ships into Alexandria port. The pillar is one single piece of granite stone except the base which is made of another single piece of same stone. The site contains the graves of god Serabis, as well as some ancient artifacts from the Pharaonic period.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

It is a small Roman amphitheater of 13 steps. The site has the Roman Gym and Sauna, also there is a beautiful ancient villa with birds mosaic, and some pieces were found under the Medeteranean water.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The fort was built by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay as part of his campaign to defent the country against the attacks of the crusaders. The fort was built on Faros Island which is the same location of the ancient light house. It is built of limestone.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The main old mosque of Alexandria which accommodates the grave of Abulabbas who was the leader of fishermen in Alexandria.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Alexandria Library, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate

The library was built a few years ago on the location of the old bibliotheque. The library is one of the biggest in the world.

Duration: 1 hour

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Included
  • Pick up and drop off services
  • All tours and transfers
  • Private air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • Seafood lunch
  • Private Egyptologist tour guide
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Stops for coffee or tea (optional)
  • Professional driver
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi
Not included
  • Tipping (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
  • Entry/Admission - Alexandria Library
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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