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Rewind to the days of Alexander the Great on a private day trip to Alexandria, Egypt’s Mediterranean coastal city. Admire the Nile Valley as you travel to this picturesque city, founded by Alexander around 331 BC, and tour the highlights as your expert guide recounts the city’s history. Descend into the underground Roman catacombs to see eerie chambers; view the Roman column of Pompey’s Pillar; and visit the stunning, new disc-shaped Alexandria Library, built where the city’s classical library once stood. A delicious seafood lunch in Alexandria is included.

Highlights

  • Private day trip to Alexandria from Cairo by air-conditioned minivan
  • Follow the lush Nile Valley to Alexandria on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast
  • See top Alexandria attractions such as the Fort of Qaitbay and Pompey’s Pillar, a triumphal Roman column
  • Learn about the city’s history and break for an included seafood lunch
  • Explore the Kom el Shogafa catacombs, underground Roman burial chambers lined with sculptures and murals
  • Visit the new Alexandria Library, an echo of the city's ancient predecessor, one of the greatest of antiquity
  • Enjoy in-depth attention from a private guide, with personalized commentary

What You Can Expect

Customer Reviews

FRANCIS S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This day trip was very nice, our guide, Wael , was great!!! he was very friendly, very educated, and was very good planning our trip, noticing if we were tired from the heat, etc... he gave us time to rest, and always asking us if we were doing ok. He made a big difference in our short trip to Egypt, We were very lucky to have him with us!

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