Alexandria Over Day

Alexandria Over Day

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From $ 75

  • Day
  • Departure 07:00 AM
  • Cairo

Overview

Enjoy the fresh air of the Mediterranean Sea mixed with ancient Roman Civilization by visiting rock cut roman catacomb, Pompey's Pillar, Qaitbay Forte and Alexandria National Museum and having the Lunch will be fresh sea food from the Mediterranean Sea

Departure & Return Location

From / to any Hotel in Cairo or Giza 

Departure Time

07:00 AM

Complementaries

02 Small bottle of Mineral Water (600 ML) per person

Included

Pick up services from your hotel & return

All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle

Private English-speaking Egyptology guide (Other Languages available)

Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites

Lunch meal at good quality local restaurant in Alexandria 

All taxes & service charge

Excluded

    Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

    Personal Expenses 

    Beverage on Lunch Restaurant  

What To Expet?

You will explore the city which founded by Alexander the great, it was the important center of Hellenistic civilization and remained the capital of Ptolemaic Egypt and Roman and Byzantine Egypt for almost 1,000 years.

A very little of the ancient city has survived into the present day. Much of the royal and civic quarters sank beneath the harbor and the rest has been built over in modern times.

You will enjoy visiting "Pompey's Pillar", a Roman triumphal column, is one of the best-known ancient monuments still standing in Alexandria today.

Also Visiting Alexandria’s catacombs, known as Kom El Shoqafa, are a short distance southwest of the pillar, consist of a multi-level labyrinth, reached via a large spiral staircase, and featuring dozens of chambers adorned with sculpted pillars and statues.

Before Lunch you will visit  Alexandria National Museum where you will see around 1,800 Piece artifacts that narrate the story of Alexandria and Egypt.

Having Lunch on High Quality Sea Food Restaurant with Sea View

After having the Lunch and near to the restaurant you will move to visit the Fort of Qaitbay,  is a 15th-century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast, It was established in 1477 AD  by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay. The Citadel is situated on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbor.

Then Back to Cairo

More Info

Due to reduce the infection of COVID-19 SPT Tours will obligate the following 

1. Providing face masks and hand sanitizers to all the Tour Participates & our Staff.
2. Hand Sanitizers will be available during the tour.
3. Enforced social distancing.
4.Reducing the capacity of vehicles to be 50 % from Normal Capacity.
5. All vehicles will be Sanitized regularly during the tour.
6.All Restaurants will provide Single use utensils.
7. All the Restaurant will be sanitized regularly.
8. All the Archaeological Areas will be sanitized regularly by Egyptian Government.

Our SPT Tours certificated tour guide will pick up you from your accommodate Hotel (Time can be customized) and transfer to Alexandria which located on Egyptian North Coast on the Mediterranean Sea (Around 250 Km / 02 hour & 30 Min) from Cairo.
The City was founded in c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great (king of Macedon), Alexandria grew rapidly to become an important center of Hellenistic civilization and remained the capital of Ptolemaic Egypt and Roman and Byzantine Egypt for almost 1,000 years and it was the intellectual and cultural center of the ancient Mediterranean world for much of the Hellenistic age and late antiquity

After arriving to Alexandria our tour will start by visiting the Catacombs and Pompey's Pillar.

Catacombs:  is a historical archaeological site and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages, the necropolis consists of a series of Alexandrian tombs, statues and archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman influences. Due to the time period, many of the features of the catacombs merge Roman, Greek and Egyptian cultural points; some statues are Egyptian in style, yet bear Roman clothes and hair style whilst other features share a similar style. A circular staircase, which was often used to transport deceased bodies down the middle of it, leads down into the tombs that were tunneled into the bedrock during the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century AD), Another feature of the catacombs is the Hall of Caracalla, which contains the bones of horses which were the tombs created for the horses of the emperor Caracalla in 215 AD.

Pompey's Pillar: a Roman triumphal column set up in honour of the augustus Diocletian between 298-302 AD, It is about 27 meters long and is made of red granite stone It is the last surviving monument from the Temple of Serapeum built by Postumus

After Visit the Catacombs and Pompey's pillar you will transfer to the Alexandria museum, which was inaugurated the 31 December 2003 and it is located in a renovated Italian style palace in Tariq Al-Horreya Street the building used to be home to the United States consulate, it is contains around 1,800 artifacts that narrate the story of Alexandria and Egypt. Most of these pieces came from other Egyptian museums.

Lunch will be at Sea View restaurant with a fresh seafood Menu from the Mediterranean Sea with High quality service.


After Lunch and Near to Lunch restaurant you will visit the Citadel of Qaitbay is a 15th-century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast, It was established in 1477 AD (882 AH) by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qaitbay.

After Finish visit the citadel of Qaitbay, you will transfer back to Cairo.

1 Person
From $ 250.00
2 Person
From $ 145.00
3 Person
From $ 110.00
4 Person
From $ 95.00
5 Person
From $ 85.00
6 Person
From $ 75.00