Top Rated Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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  • 12 hr

Alexandria was the city of Alexander and the capital of Egypt for a thousand years. Until 30 B.C., it was the biggest city globally; then, it was second only to Rome. It had the most extensive library globally and the most famous lighthouse (Pharos). You will start your tour early at 7 am and drive for about 3 hours to reach Alexandria, where you will begin with visiting the Catacombs of Kom el-Shokaffa dating back to 1st century A.D. Then you will proceed to Pompey's pillar and the ruins of Serapis temple, Fort of Qaitbay dating back to the 15th century and built over the site of Alexandria Lighthouse (Pharos) to defend Egypt against Ottoman invasion. Then you will have lunch at a good quality seafood restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean; later, you will proceed to the Roman Amphitheater and the Library of Alexandria. You will be transferred back to your hotel at the end of the tour.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

One of the wonders of the Middle Ages

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina

One of the biggest libraries in the world that was built to be a reincarnation of the ancient library of Alexandria.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pompey's Pillar

Free standing column dating back to the 4th century A.D. and ruins of the ancient temple of Serapis.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient Roman Amphitheater

the only one discovered in Alexandria. in its time there were hundreds of theaters in Alexandria.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lighthouse of Alexandria

Fort of Qaitbay that was built on the site of the ancient Lighthouse.

Duration: 30 minutes
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