Connect with history on the streets of Alexandria, visit the impressive Qaitbay Fort and look up at towering Pompey's Pillar, explore the underground 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. And with a top-notch CEO from door to door, you'll know you're in good hands the whole time.
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Transfer from Cairo to Alexandria. Its vast history, unique Mediterranean location and distinctly European feel set Alexandria apart from other Egyptian cities. Wander the seaside corniche, stop to enjoy a coffee at one of the many European style cafés. In the evening, 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 Qaitbay, 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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