We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, to enjoy an amazing Day Trip to Alexandria from Cairo. First, you will visit Pompey's Pillar. It was constructed in honour of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century. Originally from the temple of the Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure rivalling the Soma and the Caesarean. Then drive to visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Lunch at a local restaurant in Alexandria, then proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria then, to Bibliotheca Alexandria. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.
The program INCLUDEDS:
- Transfer from and back to the hotel in a comfortable air conditioned bus.
- English-speaking guide-historian (licensed)
- Visit Pompey's Pillar and Roman Catacombs
-Visit the Bibliotheca Alexandria Library
- Lunch buffet at the restaurant (seafood included).
Not INCLUDED: Drinks!
For an additional fee:
Take with you: Water, headdress, comfortable shoes and clothes for the weather, photo and video devices, money for personal expenses!
Duration of the tour: Depart 7:00am – Return 9:00pm (Exact times confirmed at your hotel when booking excursions)
The cost of the trip: Adult - $, Children ages (7-12) - $, Children (0-6) –FREE!For guest staying in the area of 6th October City there will be an additional 10 $