Never lose this chance and remembre to visit Alexandria of Egypt. One day trip from Cairo and 3 hours driving would make your visit to Egypt much different and more cheerful. We Pick you up at 7:30 am from your hotel in Cairo, drive about 3 hours to Alexandria with your personal Egyptologist guide.
First visit Pompay's Pillar; Roman triumphal column in Alexandria. The only known free-standing column in Roman Egypt, and one of the oddest monuments in Alexandria. Pompey's Pillar is approximately 27 meters height red granite that came from Aswan. Even though it is known to the modern world as Pompey's Pillar, The pillar was erected around 292 during the Greco-Roman period by the people of Alexandria to honor the Emperor Diocletian for saving the city of Alexandria from a famine caused by an internal revolt of the city against Roman rule.
Proceeding to Qaitbay Citadel; The Fort of Qaitbay is a 15th century defensive strongholds on the Mediterranean sea coast, which built in 1477 AD by Sultan Qa'it Bay upon/from the ruins of the Lighthouse of Alexandria. It was an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria during 15th century AD.
Visit the Catacombs; incredible set of subterranean Ancient Roman tombs. It is a rocky plateau made up of three levels containing 300 bodies and comprise a maze of rooms and passageways, including the triclinium, a banqueting hall and the main tomb. It is a marvel of technology and art that represent the true sophistication of Ancient Roman engineering. Finally you will drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
- Hotel pick up & drop off service
- Entrance fees as per itinerary
- Lunch during tour in Alexandria
- All transfers by modern A-C van
- Qualified guide of your own language
- Mineral water and soft drinks on board
- All taxes and service charges
- Any extras not mentioned in the program.
- Trip runs every day.
- Prices are quoted in US$ per person.
- Tour is operated privately.
- Discounts are available for groups and children.
Price per Person:
- Single : 185 Usd
- From 2 to 3 pax: 105 Usd per person
- From 4 to 6 pax: 85 Usd per person
- From 7 to 10 pax: 80 Usd per person