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Day Trip to Historical Alexandria - from Cairo

Day Trip to Historical Alexandria - from Cairo

Explore Alexandria and discover its hidden treasures and sights such as the Pompeyus Column the catacombs and Qaitbay Citadel.

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Explore Alexandria and discover its hidden treasures and sights such as the Pompeyus Column the catacombs and Qaitbay Citadel.

The facts


  • Language: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Slovenian, Arabic
  • Participants: 2 - 6
  • Duration: 16 hours
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  • private (no other participants)
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Your experience


  • Enjoy a tour from Cairo and back to Pompey's column, the Roman catacombs, Roman theatre, Qaitbay citadel, and the library of Alexandria.
  • Enjoy a cozy lunch in a local quality restaurant.
  • Relax with comfortable, air-conditioned transfers.


You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo to start your private tour. The distance to Alexandria is about 220 km. After your arrival on site, you will explore the rich history of Alexandria.

First, you visit to the Pompeyus Column, built at the end of the 4th century in honour of Emperor Diocletian. Originally built from the Temple of Serapis, it was once a magnificent structure competing with Soma and Cesare. You will also visit the catacombs, the largest Roman cemetery, which consists of three levels carved into the rock. After that you make a short visit to the Roman theatre. Then, you will have time to enjoy a break savoring lunch in the popular Alexandrian Local Restaurant.

Following that, you continue to the Qaitbay Citadel, built on the site of the ancient pharaohs lighthouse of Alexandria.You will also visit the library of Alexandria, the largest library in the world, with about 8 million books, where you have the chance to visit its open courtyard and free museums.

Finally we drive you back to Cairo.

Please note

Additional information

When you reach Cairo, please send us your room number, so that we can give you your exact pick up time, which is dependent on the location of your hotel.

Included in the price

  • Transfer from Cairo and back
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sights
  • Egyptologist tour guide
  • All transfers by air-conditioned car
  • All services charges and local taxes
  • Any extras not mentioned above
  • Gratuities (Recommended)

Meeting point

You'll be picked up at your hotel in Cairo.

Cancellation Conditions

Cancellations are possible free of charge until 48 hours prior to the tour.

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 2 days before the date of the activity.

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