Private Alexandria Day Trip Including Lunch from Cairo

12 hr

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A private full-day tour from north Cairo to Alexandria with a private Egyptologist guide. Learn about Alexandria’s long history from your guide. Visit the hottest spots in Alexandria. Explore the city’s main highlights. In this tour, you’ll visit Pompey’s Pillar and the well-preserved Roman amphitheater. experience the spooky Roman catacombs before admiring the impressive, sundial-shaped modern Alexandria Library, a homage to the city’s legendary ancient library.
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Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

The Qaitbay Citadel is one of the most important defensive strongholds on the Mediterranean Sea coast. You can pick out some great pillars of the red granite which came from the Pharos lighthouse. Take a tour inside the fort then climb up to the fort’s roof and look out over the Mediterranean Sea. You can enjoy a cool boat trip around the fort after that.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Al Karah WA at Toubageyah WA Kafr Al Ghates, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Pompey’s Pillar is the biggest memorial column in Egypt that is 30m high. The Roman ruler of Egypt erected this memorial column between 284-305 AD in honor of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Several monuments are also located around the column, as it rises out...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

The Qaitbay Citadel is one of the most important defensive strongholds on the Mediterranean Sea coast. You can pick out some great pillars of the red granite which came from the Pharos lighthouse. Take a tour inside the fort then climb up to the fort’s roof and look out over the Mediterranean Sea. You can enjoy a cool boat trip around the fort after that.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Al Karah WA at Toubageyah WA Kafr Al Ghates, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Pompey’s Pillar is the biggest memorial column in Egypt that is 30m high. The Roman ruler of Egypt erected this memorial column between 284-305 AD in honor of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Several monuments are also located around the column, as it rises out of the ruins of the Temple of Serapeum. This temple is a magnificent structure that stood in ancient times. However, the pillar is the only ancient monument remaining whole and standing in Alexandria today.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Raml Station Square At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Roman amphitheatres are amphitheatres – large, circular or oval open-air venues with raised seating – built by the ancient Romans. They were used for events such as gladiator combats. About 230 Roman amphitheatres have been found across the area of the Roman Empire. Early amphitheatres date from the republican period, though they became more monumental during the imperial era.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

The catacombs site is the largest known Roman burial site in Egypt. It’s also one of the last major construction works dedicated to the religion of ancient Egypt. Catacombs of Kom el-Shuqqafa has a mixture of Roman, Hellenistic, and pharaonic decorative art. Those elements were all common during this period in Alexandria. There’s an interesting story about discovering this necropolis, a donkey accidentally fell into the access shaft.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt

The story starts back in the 3rd century BC. The ancient library of Alexandria built by the order of Ptolemy the second. It contained 700,000 books in science, civilization, and books of the Pharaonic and the Greek periods. That is to say, it was the greatest library in the world at that time that great scientists studied in the library like Archimedes. Returning to the modern era, the library was rebuilt and officially opened in October 2002. Resembling a great sundial, the library’s wall made out of Aswan Granite and it contains writing and inscriptions in 120 languages. The library is the first digital library in the whole world and it contains 8 million books in all fields.

Duration: 3 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • WiFi on board
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Return Details: Returns to original departure point.

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/16/2019 - 7/24/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.