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2 Days Tour to Alexandria From Cairo

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Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating 2 Days Tour to Alexandria From Cairo, Egypt's coastal jewel. Immerse yourself in the pages of history by visiting the tombs of Kom el-Shuqafa, the Pompey Column, and the Qaitbay Citadel. Explore the modern marvel of the Library of Alexandria, wander the Montazah Gardens, and discover treasures at the National Museum. From Mediterranean sunsets to local cuisine, this tour will immerse you in Alexandria's rich tapestry of culture, guided by a local Egyptology enthusiast. With expert insights, stunning views, and delicious flavors, this itinerary offers an unforgettable experience of Alexandria's ancient wonders and modern charm.

Highlights

  • Explore the 2nd-century Catacombs, a blend of Egyptian, Roman, and Greek artistry.
  • Stand in awe of Pompey's Pillar, a colossal ancient testament.
  • Immerse in medieval and Islamic architecture at the majestic Qaitbay Citadel.
  • Dive into the past and present at the modern Library of Alexandria.
  • Wander through the royal gardens at Montazah Palace and Gardens.
  • Step back in history at the Roman Amphitheater's magnificent ruins.

What’s Included

  • All service charges and taxes
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Bottled water during the trip
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • 1-night accommodation in a Hotel in Cairo
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Beverage
  • Personal Spending
  • Tipping (It's recommended)

What To Expect

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Exploring the Treasures of Alexandria

Departure from Cairo:

Our trip begins with a comfortable early morning drive from Cairo to Alexandria, a journey that takes about 3 hours to visit:

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa:

Our first stop takes us below the city to the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, a magnificent burial site dating back to the 2nd century AD. Discover the intricately carved rooms and unique fusion of Egyptian, Roman, and Greek influences.

Lunch:

Local cuisine in Alexandria: Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the local restaurants and taste authentic Egyptian flavors.

Pompey's Pillar

After lunch, we head to the Column of Pompeii, a massive granite column that stands as a testament to the grandeur of ancient Alexandria. Learn about its historical importance and marvel at its size.

Qaitbay Citadel:

Explore the stunning Qaitbay Citadel, a famous fortress built on the site of the ancient Pharos Lighthouse. Enjoy the architecture that seamlessly blends medieval and Islamic influences.

After your stay, you will be transferred to your hotel in Alexandria.

Overnight in Alexandria

Meals: Lunch

Alexandria attractions - Departure

In the morning, after having breakfast at your hotel, our representative will pick you up to start your trip with a visit to:

Alexandria Library:

Start your day with a visit to the modern Library of Alexandria, an embodiment of the ancient Great Library. Explore its magnificent architecture and delve into its extensive collection of books and manuscripts.

Montazah Palace and Gardens:

Visit Montazah Palace, once a royal retreat. Stroll through the park's lush gardens and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

Lunch:

Alexandrian cuisine: Enjoy another delicious lunch at one of the local restaurants, where you can try traditional dishes.

Roman amphitheater:

Our next stop is the Roman Amphitheater, where you can step back in time and imagine the magnificent displays of ancient Alexandria.

Return to Cairo:

We will drive back to Cairo in the evening to bring you a collection of memories from your rich trip to Alexandria.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch

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Cancellation Policy

 You can cancel up to 24 hours before the experience for a full refund.

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