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Step back into the pages of history on this 10-hour trip to ancient Alexandria, touring the Bibliotheca Alexandrina library and the city’s catacombs and fortifications with the aid of a private guide. Join an Egyptologist for an exploration of this millennia-old center of civilization on the Mediterranean. Visit the modern incarnation of the city’s famous ‘Library of Alexandria,’ and check out the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa before discovering the Citadel of Qaitbay, a key defensive fortification. Your trip also includes lunch, private vehicle, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.


  • Tour the top sights of Alexandria, including the Pompey Pillar, Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa and Library with a private guide
  • Learn fascinating insights into Egyptian history from your Egyptologist guide
  • Explore the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the modern-day incarnation of the city's famous Library of Alexandria
  • Go underground to the multi-level Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa
  • Admire the Citadel of Qaitbay, an ancient defensive stronghold within the city center
  • Private guide ensures personalized attention and service

What You Can Expect

Customer Reviews

Danielle M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

I really enjoyed this trip. I thought the departure time would have been too much to handle but the trip was excellent. Nasar was very informative and I would recommend him to anyone traveling to Egypt.


4 star rating: Recommended July 2015

wonderful, informative, and courteous driver and travel guide.


3 star rating: Worth doing January 2016

The guide was very good and helpful but should learn English a little bit more.


2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better December 2015

This tour was okay. It is about a 3 hour drive from Giza each way. There wasn't enough in Alexandria to really make it worth the trip. Our tour guide was nice and went above and beyond for us.

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