Day Tour to Mediterranean Port City of Alexandria from Cairo
Discover the old sites and history of Alexandria from its ancient Egyptian roots through the Classical period to Roman times and beyond on an enlightening full-day tour from Cairo. See the new Library of Alexandria, the Roman Catacombs, and much more.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Transportation in air-conditioned deluxe car
- English-speaking Egyptologist guides
- Lunch at quality local restaurant (excluding beverages)
- Bottled water
- taxes and service charges
What's excluded :
- personal spending
- 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 tour from Cairo. Enjoy meet-and-greet service pick-up, and drop off from your Cairo hotel, and the comfort of an air-conditioned private car .
Begin the journey with a visit to the Roman theater in Kom El-Deka; a marble theater that once seated 800 spectators with galleries, sections of mosaic flooring, and a pleasure garden, all surrounded by Roman baths and villas , Learn about Alexandria’s incredible history and stop to enjoy an enticing lunch at a local restaurant then Continuing, explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa; the necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD merges aspects of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture in its features. See the Roman triclinium – a banquet hall to honor the dead, as well as statues, reliefs, and a pillared lobby featuring depictions of Egyptian gods in Roman armor.
Next see the site of the Alexandria Library. Concluding the tour, walk the ramparts of the 15th century Qaitbay Citadel, built upon the ruins of the ancient Alexandria Lighthouse. End this day of discovery with a relaxed evening drive back to Cairo, and your hotel.
Departure Point :We will pick you up from any hotel in Cairo or Giza as soon as you confirm your booking please send to us your hotel address to confirm the pick up .
Return Detail :We will transfer you to any hotel in Cairo or Giza as soon as you confirm your booking please send to us your hotel address to confirm your drop off.
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.