Alexandria Full-day Private Tour from Cairo
Start your trip by visiting Pompey's Pillar, followed by a visit to the mysterious Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. These ancient tombs are divided into three levels, containing the Triclinium, where relatives used to sit on stone benches to feast in honor of the dead. Inside the catacombs, there are statues of Sobec and Anubis wearing Roman armor dating back to the 2nd century A.D. Then visit Elshawary, the Alexandria Library. You will also visit Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria, considered one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century A.D. You will have your lunch at a famous restaurant in front of the sea. After finishing your lunch, we will return to Cairo.
Highlights: Pompey's Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa, the Triclinium, the Alexandria Library, Qaitbay Citadel.
Includes: a private Egyptologist guide, hotel pick-up and drop-off, private air-conditioned vehicle transportation, lunch at a local restaurant, bottle of water, entrance fees. Not included: beverages at lunch, entrance to Alexandria Library. Minimum 2 people. If only 1 person, the price will be $180. For 4-11 y.o. children, the price is $58 per person.
Please note: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at the time of booking if required. Alexandria Library is closed on Fridays and Saturdays.