Connecting with history in the streets of Alexandria, Visiting the impressive Qaitbay Fort and looking up—way up—at towering Pompey's Pillar, Getting out of the sun by going underground into the Catacombs of Komel-Shokafa.
Delve into legendary Alexandria, Egypt's capital for a millennium, and once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Wander the Roman amphitheatres, palaces and catacombs of Egypt's gateway to the Mediterranean. Starting from Cairo, spend a day and a half exploring Alexandria's Greek, Roman and Byzantine history, in one of the greatest cities of the Hellenic world.
Transfer from Cairo to Alexandria. Her vast history, unique Mediterranean location, and distinctly European feel, set Alexandra apart from other Egyptian cities. Wander the seaside corniche, perhaps stopping to enjoy a coffee at one of the many Europian style cafes. In the evening, why not head to one of the city's seafood restaurants for an unforgettable dining experience.
Enjoy a full day tour exploring the sights of this beautiful city. Wander the fort and citadel of Qait Bay, said to be built from the stones of the Pharaoh's Lighthouse. Learn the history behind Pompey's Pillar and who is buried in the underground Catacombs. Travel back to Cairo and transfer to your hotel (overnight not included) or the airport for your onward travel.
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