Explore the fascinating city of Alexandria on this full-day tour from Cairo or Giza. Enjoy a comfortable 3-hour ride from your hotel, and then set off to see some of the best sights, including Pompey's Pillar, the Catacombs, and the Citadel of Qaitbay.
What to Expect
Have you ever dreamed of visiting Alexandria, the amazing Egyptian city known as the "Pearl of the Mediterranean?" Not only the most important city in Egypt after Cairo, politically and economically, and often called Egypt's second capital, Alexandria is also one of the most exciting summer resort locations in the entire Middle East.
Start the day off early and enjoy a comfortable ride in an air-conditioned car from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to the city of Alexandria, located about 3 hours away. Once in Alexandria, set off to see some of the city's fascinating attractions, including Pompey's Pillar, constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century, and the beautiful Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site where the lighthouse of Alexandria's ancient pharaoh once stood.
Before the day is done, visit the captivating catacombs, which comprise the largest Roman cemetery and consists of three levels cut into the rock, and then make your way around the luxurious Montazah Palace.
- Transportation by car with air-conditioning
- Entrance fees
- Egyptologist guide
- Taxes and service charges
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses