Alexandria Day Trip Qaitbay Fort Alexandria Library from Cairo
Take a fascinating tour to Alexandria from Cairo in the company of youregypttours.com Egyptologist guide. The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an ...
per adult from
10 to 11 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
- Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
- Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt
Go for a fascinating tour to Alexandria from Cairo in the company of your own Egyptologist guide.The second largest city in Egypt,Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern and is famous for its Roman remains.With your own Egyptologist guide to lead the way,you'll enjoy personalized attention on your tour of Alexandria. During the tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each of the sites you'll visit. Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C., and was the capital of Graeco-Roman Egypt. Your first stop in this historic city is the catacombs of Kom ash-Shoqafa, a Roman burial site whose family tomb reveals the merging of Egyptian and Roman art and architecture. Descend below ground to visit the tomb and Caracalla Hall.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt
Your next sit you will stop at is the fort of Qaitbay,built in 1477 to protect the eastern side of the city.the fort was built on the same location of the great lighthouse of Alexandria.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt
After lunch (additional cost) you will visit the famous Alexandria Library. In contrast to the ancient architecture found throughout Egypt, the Norwegian-designed building is a striking piece of modern design. A copy of every book published in the world is kept in the library, making it one of the great literary sites in the world. The library also houses several exhibitions relating to the history of Egypt and a display of rare antique books (additional cost).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Departure Point :Centrally located Cairo&Giza hotels
Departure Time :7 AM
Return Detail :Tour returns to original point of departure
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats available
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- 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.