Save time and enjoy the personal attention of a private guide on this tour to Alexandria, Egypt’s second city. Your guide will introduce the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Serapeum, the Citadel of Qaitbay, the Roman amphitheater, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Travel door to door in air-conditioned comfort, with free Wi-Fi to pass the time, and enjoy a seafood lunch.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and capital of Egypt for about 1,000 years, Alexandria was one of the most important cities of the Mediterranean and was second only to Rome. Now it is the second biggest city of Egypt and the biggest city bordering the Mediterranean. Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 7am with a modern a/c van with WiFi on board. The journey takes about 3 hours each way. In Alexandria you will visit the catacombs of Kom el-Shoqafa (one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages), Pompey’s pillar and the Serapium (the temple of god Serapis), the Fort of Qaitbay (the site of the ancient lighthouse, Pharos), the Roman amphitheater and the New Library of Alexandria.Lunch in a seafood restaurant is included. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo