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Cleopatra’s & Alexander The Great’s Alexandria Sites – Day Trip From Cairo

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Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Al Karah WA at Toubageyah WA Kafr Al Ghates, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Upon arrival at Alexandria your trip will start with a visit to Pompay’s Pillar that was made on the honor of the emperor Diocletian during the 3rd century. The pillar was a part of the Serapis Temple that was famous for having the daughter library of Alexandria.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Our next step is to visit the famous old Roman Catacombs of Kom Ashoqafa, considered as one of the seven medieval wonders of the world and the largest known roman burial site in Egypt. The Catacombs are cut out of rock in the shape of circular shaft including three levels with a spiral staircase to a depth of about 35m with features unlike that of any other catacomb in the ancient world. You will experience a combination between the ancient Egyptian and the ancient Roman art.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt

After that enjoy your time discovering Alexandria library “Bibliotheca Alexandrina”. The modern library was designed by a Norwegian architect at a total cost of 220 millions$ and opened to the public in 2002.it takes the shape of a rising sun and intended to hold 8 million books in its vast space.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Our trip will be ended by discovering Qaitbey Fort, the former site of the legendary ancient light house of Alexandria. The Citadel was built to protect Egypt from the advance of the ottoman empire. From the top of the citadel, you will experience a Stunning sea views with a foreground of small fishing boats and in the distance, the sun- like disk of the new library.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up our guests from any hotel in Giza and Cairo via an air-conditioned van.
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

8/9/2019 - 9/14/2019Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 08:00 PM

10/18/2019 - 11/9/2019Monday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Tuesday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Wednesday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Thursday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Friday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Saturday:07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

11/10/2019 - 11/10/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 12:30 AM
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Qaitbey
  • Entrance fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The guide (Ashour) was so accomodating and making sure that we are doing ok. He’s knowledgeable of the history. The car has a very good airconditioning and has internet too.
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Response from eidallam, Owner at Alexandria's Must See Sites & Experiences - From Cairo
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much we are looking forward meeting you
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it was my pleasure to spend a 10 days in your hotel, all services and i recommend your hotel for all my members, friends, and work mate. thanks for your service, and you get 5 stars service.
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Response from eidallam, Owner at Alexandria's Must See Sites & Experiences - From Cairo
Responded Aug. 31, 2019
Thank you very much we looking forward meeting you in near future
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  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
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