As Egypt’s second-largest city, Alexandria is well worth a visit. However, organizing the journey from Cairo can put many off including it in their itineraries. This private day trip cuts out all the hassle, offering round-trip transport direct from your Cairo hotel and a personal Egyptologist guide for a tour of Alexandria’s ancient sights.
Visitors Egypt’s tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo. Travel to Alexandria Visit the Catacombs of Kom El-Shokafa, the necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD merges aspects of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture in its features. Next stop is the library of Alexandria (Bibliotecha Alexandrina); the biggest library in the world – now with 8 million books. Visit it’s open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. The car will then take you to visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa. The car will then take you to visit the prettiest and biggest mosque in the city: the Abbo Elabbas Mosque. Continue to visit the Citadel of Quaitbay which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the seven wonders of ancient world . At the end of the day, travel back to your hotel in Cairo.
10 hours • Admission Ticket Included