Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Road
An opportunity to an insight of a different Ancient history in Alexandria from Cairo by road, that of the ‘Greco- Roman’ period during the reign of Alexander the Great. The excursion will include visits to the Old Catacombs, Pompey’s Pillar and Qaitbay Citadel. A real mix of ancient cultures between Cairo and Alexandria. Well worth discovering.
- Pick up and return service
- All transfers by A/C vehicle
- Professional English-speaking Tour Guide
- Assistance during tours
- Entrance fees to the sights
- Lunch at a quality restaurant
- Bottled water during the tour
- Shopping tours through bazaars
- Service charges and taxes included
- Personal spending
- Optional activities
Picked up from your hotel in Cairo by your private experienced Egyptologist Tour Guide and driver to travel to Alexandria, located 220km Northwest on the Mediterranean coast. A stunning and scenic full day tour to experience the highlights of Ancient Greco- Roman Alexandria visiting the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoukafa and the Royal Cemetery of Kom El-shoqafa,a historical archaeological site and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Pompey's Pillar, a Roman triumphal column, is one of the best-known ancient monuments still standing in Alexandria today, and it is the last of the remaining relics of the Seraphium. The Pillar was erected in honor of Emperor Diocletian. Lunch will be served at good quality restaurant during the day then you will continue on to visit the Citadel of Qaitbey, built on the ruins of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qaitbay. You will visit the large and famous Alexandria Library, reconstructed by building the new library in Selsela at Shatby Which is beside the conference centre. The library is one of the greatest cultural and scientific centres that specialize in the affairs of, literature, civilization, sciences and arts of the area so this attract scholars from all over the world. Finally you will be escorted by your guide and transported back to your hotel in Cairo.
- Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through April 30.2017.
- Payment - Reservations should be made as early as possible to secure your places on required tour. A full payment will be required when confirming your booking as requested and can be paid by credit or debit card (Visa / MasterCard) via Verisign Secured payment system on our website.
- Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road. Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.
- Tour Guides - Are always there to meet and greet you from your pickup point and return. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide both on included and optional tours.
- Travelling with Children in Egypt - Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.
- Wheelchair Travellers - Memphis Tours are particularly keen to promote and cater for disabled and wheelchair clients with specially adapted transportation for easy accessibility. (Please click here).
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