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Private Guided Full-Day Tour To Alexandria From Cairo Including Lunch

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  • 11 hr

Discover one of Egypt's most impressive historical cities; Alexandria, on a full-day tour from Cairo. Tour Alexandria's most significant and fascinating spots with your private tour guide. See the Greek and Roman masterpieces ruins at the National Museum, descend into the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, with the beautiful artworks, visit the Roman Theater, take in views from the 15-century fortifications at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Explore the New Alexandria library at your own pace. Feast on a delicious lunch at a good quality restaurant. Note: Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and on every public holiday. To enter the reading area you will need to purchase a ticket.

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Stop At: Alexandria National Museum

Our expert tour guide will pick you up at 6:30am from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza to Alexandria which is 220 km away from Cairo. Arrive Alexandria around 9:30 am and start your day tour by visiting the National Museum, home to Greek and Roman era masterpiece ruins discovered under the water shores of Alexandria. Supper impressive old stuff right here.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

Then you will visit The Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, one of the world's largest Roman burial sites, the Catacombs are one of Alexandria's most popular attractions. Descend into a network of underground passages, tombs, and antechambers via a spiral staircase over a three-level tombstone, a large Roman-style banquet room, where relatives of the deceased traditionally hosted memorial meals. Inside are 2nd Century statues of Sobek and Anubis wearing Roman Armor.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Roman Amphitheater

Proceed to the Roman Theater, of which seats are made out of marble stones and the floor has a big section of mosaic and a pleasure garden surrounded by Roman Villas and baths.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Our Alexandria day tour continues with a visit to the Alexandria Library. Inspired by the original great library of Alexandria, the modern library was built to hold over eight million books. Built between 1995 and 2002, it's an impressive homage to the ancient splendor of Alexandria. Pick your jaws up off the ground and explore!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At:

Enjoy photo stop at Qaitbay Citadel; a defensive 15-century fortress built on the ruins of the light house of Alexandria; one of the ancient world's seven wonders.

Stop At: Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

Finish your tour at Al Mursi Abu Alabbas mosque(from outside),an elaborate structure built to honor a Sufi Saint, and have a free walk on the Cornish. Finally,drive in comfort back to your hotel in Cairo.